• Join us for Confirmation and our Summer Schedule Kick-off this Friday, May 22nd!

    Shabbat Your Way. Check out the summer schedule.
  • Holidays Are A Special Time At Temple Beth El

    We hope you will join us for upcoming Shavuot celebrations this Sunday, May 24!
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    Save the date: June 1st!

    Please join us for our Annual Meeting, Celebration of Community Leadership, and dedication of the Donna S. Levin Pavilion.
  • Meet our Clergy!

    Our clergy care.....
    Rabbi Judy Schindler, Rabbi Jonathan Freirich, Cantor Andrew Bernard, Cantor Mary R. Thomas

Friday, May 22nd

6:00 pm Summer Service Celebrating Confirmation

Saturday, May 23rd

9:30 am Torah Study
11:00 am Shabbat Morning Service and B'not Mitzvah of Sarah Fitzgerald and Bayleigh Hill
7:00 pm Erev Shavuot Service in the Archer Chapel
8:00 pm Tikkun Leil Shavuot in the Sam Lerner Center

Sunday, May 24th

11:00 am Shavuot Morning Service and Bar Mitzvah of Jonah Weintraub
4:00 pm Tot Shavuot Playdate and Dinner with PJ Library
10 Minute Torah

The Confirmation Revolution: Then and Now

Today's North American Reform synagogues have increasingly begun to rethink and attempt to reinvigorate the contemporary practice of ba

From the Torah Buzz Blog


Sacred Trash and Sacred Times at the Hebrew Cemetery by Rabbi Judy Schindler

Have you ever wondered what to do with your child’s consecration Torah from thirty years ago? It is too sacred to throw awa...


The Israel Season – Joy with Depth by Rabbi Jonathan Freirich

The Jewish Spring brings opportunities for reflection and celebration. Starting with Passover, the big splash of home holiday...


Summer Services: Shabbat your way!

TRANSITIONS by Cantor Andrew Bernard Late spring is a time when we become acutely aware of transitions. Anyone who works on ...


Strange Fire by Cantor Mary Rebecca Thomas

In this and last week’s Torah portion, (yes! The same Torah portion two weeks in a row! Read more about that here) we have ...



When we think about what it means to perform a mitzvah, we might think of an extraordinary act of altruism or a great gift of...