The entire Beth Sholom community is invited to join us for a joyous simcha as we install our new spiritual leader, Rabbi Dan Ain, and formally welcome his family, Alana Joblin Ain, Autumn, and Samson into our congregational mishpacha.

SATURDAY MORNING, January 26, 9 a.m. The celebration begins on Saturday morning, January 26, with a Shabbat service featuring special guest, Rabbi Rebecca Sirbu, to be followed by a celebratory community kiddush. After a restful afternoon, return for an evening gala.

Complimentary childcare will be provided. Advance childcare notice is not required but appreciated. Please email Ellen Ginsberg and Becky Buckwald at if you know you will need childcare.

SATURDAY EVENING, January 26, 6:30-10 p.m. - EVENT SOLD OUT
Congregants and friends ages 21 and up are invited to join us for Havdalah, dinner, and musical entertainment at a gala celebration of Rabbi Ain's installation. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and Havdalah will begin at 6:45 p.m. (ticket information is below).

To help celebrate Rabbi Ain and bring his vision for Beth Sholom to life, the installation gala is a fundraiser for our shul. We encourage you to consider one of the various sponsorship levels for this event. Please feel free to contact Installation Committee Co-Chairs, Ellen Ginsberg and Becky Buckwald, at if you have any questions about sponsorship (see sponsorship chart below).

UPDATE - this event has sold out, but if you’d like to be placed on the waitlist, please contact Ellen Ginsberg ASAP.

If you prefer to pay by check or make other payment options, please email Ellen Ginsberg and Becky Buckwald at If you would like to attend but the ticket price presents a financial hardship, please contact Ellen and Becky to make arrangements.

*Sponsors at the Green level and above are invited to a special reception with Rabbi Ain at 6 p.m. in the Gronowski Family Chapel.