Adult Simchat Torah Celebration and Happy Hour

Following our Simchat Torah and Consecration Service at 6:00 PM, join Bet Shalom Congregation for our Adult Simchat Torah Celebration and Happy Hour! We will have live music, drinks, and light food.

Free childcare is available, but requires Registration. Registration ends on Friday, October 18 at noon. 


Featuring Pierogi Malfunction! 

Pat O’Keefe is active in a variety of musical genres. He has performed as a soloist with symphony orchestras, wailed away for belly dancers, and rocked samba in the streets. He is the woodwind player for the ensemble Zeitgeist, and also performs with Batucada do Norte, Choro Borealis, No Territories, and The Maithree Ensemble. Pat holds a BM from Indiana University, an MM from New England Conservatory, and a DMA from the University of California, San Diego. In 2015 he was awarded a Performing Musician Fellowship from the McKnight Foundation. He teaches at the University of Wisconsin, River Falls.

Spencer Chandler performed as a clown on Broadway with “Slava’s Snowshow”, on TV’s “Law & Order,” Off-Broadway with the Folksbiene Yiddish Theatre, and in the feature film “Mendy: A Question of Faith.” A resident of New York City for 20 years, he now lives in Minneapolis, where he was seen onstage playing accordion at the Guthrie in the regional premiere of Paula Vogel’s “Indecent.” Recently, he directed Wendy Lehr and Gary Briggle in a reading of “Memoir”, about the life of Sarah Bernhardt.  You can find him most Sunday evenings at Keegan’s, playing traditional Irish music on mandolin and button accordion.