Beth Or Spotlight

Beth Or Spotlight is published 6 times/year and features informative articles from our clergy, educators, board president, lay leaders and auxiliaries, along with upcoming events, b’nai mitzvahs, and other synagogue news. Click the photo below to view our current issue and scroll down to view recent and archived issues.

Please submit news articles and event details to Judy Trias and Ellen Wichterman using the submission guidelines below. If you are interested in advertising, use the button on this page for details and to download a contract form.

Submission Guidelines:


  • Maximum word count = 640. If you would like to include photo(s) or images to go with your article, please reduce word count to 350 - 450.
  • Please give your article a title.
  • Photos to go with article - please send as an attachment with your article, not embedded within the article. High resolution necessary for print publication.

B'nai Mitzvah Projects:

  • Submit your article and high resolution headshot photo directly to Barbara Murtha.
  • Please limit text to one or two paragraphs.
  • Maximum word count = 135

Submission Deadlines:

All articles, photos, event details and other content are due 6 weeks prior to the issue publication date:

  • Jan/Feb issue - November 15
  • Mar/Apr issue - January 15
  • May/Jun issue - March 15
  • Jul/Aug issue - May 15
  • Sep/Oct issue - July 15
  • Nov/Dec issue - September 15 

Advertising Details 

Spotlight Archive:

2019: Jan/Feb | Mar/Apr | May/Jun

2018:  Jan/Feb | Mar/Apr | May/Jun | Jul/Aug | Sep/Oct | Nov/Dec

2017: Jan/Feb | Mar/Apr | May/Jun | Jul/Aug | Sep/Oct | Nov/Dec

2016: Jan/Feb | Mar/Apr | May/Jun | Jul/Aug | Sep/Oct | Nov/Dec

2015: Sep/Oct | Nov/Dec