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 Are you in need of a Shabbos meal?

Will you be traveling?

Do you need to give someone a shiva gift?

Have you no time to cook?

Do you not know how to cook?

The Beth Abraham Sisterhood has a solution for you! 

Our Shabbos dinner serves four people amply and consists of roasted chicken cut into eight pieces, potato kugel, vegetable kugel, brownies, four challah rolls, one bottle of grape juice, salt, pepper, two tealight candles and matches.

The meals are prepared by the Beth Abraham Sisterhood in the shul kitchen. Meals are delivered to the local hotel or location of your choice, along with an electric blech, which must be returned to the shul on Sunday at Shacharis. 

Each meals costs $100. Orders must be made at least 24 hours in advance. Please call 207-942-8093 to order a meal.


Tisha B'av
Please mark your calender's for Tisha B'av which is on Monday evening, July 31 and Tuesday, August 1. 
The schedule is as follows: 
Monday July 31
Fast begins 8:02 PM
Marriv 8:45 PM 
Tuesday August 1
Shacharit 6:45 AM
Minchah 1:30 PM
Inspirational movie about Tisha B'av 2:00 PM
Fast ends 8:52 PM




September 7 - 9

Mark your calendars for Prof. Roger Brooks’s fall lectures on Judaism and anti-Semitism at the University of Maine in Orono and at Congregation Beth Abraham in Bangor.  All lectures are free and open to the public. 

“Jerusalem From Antiquity to the Present.”Thursday, Sept. 7, at noon. An illustrated lecture andbrown-bag lunch in the Bangor Room of the University of Maine’s Memorial Union, to be followed by a discussion. 

“Defining Anti-Semitism and Anti-Zionism.”Thursday, Sept. 7, 7 PM. A nuanced analysis of both of these phenomena, to be followed by a discussion, at the University of Maine’s Wilson Center at 67 College Ave., Orono.

“Reconciling Jewish Theology with the Holocaust.”Saturday, Sept. 9,  12:45 PM, to be followed by a discussion. At Congregation Beth Abraham, 145 York St., Bangor, after the Sabbath service and a brunch in Prof. Brooks’s honor.  

Roger Brooks is Professor of Religious Studies (Emeritus) at Connecticut College, a widely published scholar of both Biblical History and the Holocaust, and President of Facing History and Ourselves. He received his Ph.D. in Judaic Studies at Brown University under the supervision of Jacob Neusner.

These events are sponsored by University of Maine Hillel, the University of Maine’s Judaic Studies Program and Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series Fund, Congregation Beth Abraham, and Bangor JCEA.

For further information call TEL: 207-947-0876.