Starting July 19, Temple Beth El and Discovered Traditions Gift Shop will be closed on Thursdays. This will allow us to reduce operating expenses while experimenting with new staffing schedules. Don't forget to join us Friday night at 5:45 pm for a warm and welcoming Preneg, followed by an uplifting Shabbat Evening Service.

Community Lifecycles


Temple Beth El Lifecycle Events

If you are a member of Temple Beth El and have had a recent lifecycle event that you would like us to know about, please contact the Clergy office, 704-749-3043.

If you are a member of Temple Beth El who is need of pastoral support, please call our Clergy on Call line 704-576-5073. If it is a medical emergency, please dial 911.


We mourn the passing of:

Alan Friedlander, Husband of Iris Friedlander, Father of Spencer (Nathalie) Friedlander, Elise (Stuart) Watkins and Lawrence (Michele) Friedlander, Grandfather of Madeline, Isabella, P.J. and Danny Friedlander on Saturday, June 30, 2018.

Judith Layman, Mother of Dana (David) Cohen, Marc (Jane) Singer, and Jonathan Singer, Grandmother of Abbe Cohen, Joshua Cohen, Benjamin Singer, Kuba Singer, and Daniel Singer on June 20, 2018.

Thelma Ehrenberg Weinstein, Wife of Sidney Weinstein (z”l), Mother of Michael (Kathleen) Weinstein and Beth (David) Puzes, Grandmother of Sarah (Casey) Schmit, Jarrid Puzes, Elizabeth Weinstein and Leah Weinstein, Sister of Ben (z”l) (Maxine) (z”l) and Jack (z”l) (Marilyn) (z”l) Ehrenberg on June 17, 2018. A graveside service was held in Illinois.

John Halverstam, Husband of Elizabeth Halverstam, Father of Andrew (Jill) Halverstam, Grandfather of Oliver and Ivey on June 14, 2018. The funeral was held in New York.

Mazel tov to:

Rich and Marianne London on the birth of their first grandchild, Kennedy Rae, on June 22, 2018. Proud parents are Andrew and Chelsea London.

Rachel & Jonathan Friedman on the birth of their daughter, Lyla Bea Friedman on May 25, 2018.
Proud Sister is Hannah Friedman. Grandparents are Claire & Paul Putterman and Elaine & Robert (z”l) Friedman.


Other Community Lifecycle Events

Our community mourns the passing of:

Evelyn Krieger, Wife of Samuel Krieger, Mother of Lisa (Mitch) Krieger Steinberg and Debra (David) Krieger Gorst on Sunday, July 8th.

Beverly Goodfriend on Wednesday, June 13th. Mother of Jason Goodfriend and Benedict (Jane) Goodfriend.

Bernice Roberts on Tuesday, May 29th. Mother of Carol Shafranek, Ellen (Michael Fischer) Roberts, and Stewart (Julie) Roberts; Sister of Marilyn (Harry) Swimmer; Grandmother of Eddie (Laura) Ruhland, Maura Ruhland, Ali (Hal) Wheeler, Haley Shafranek, Jason (Erika) Roberts, Adam (Ashley) Roberts, and Ben Roberts; Great Grandmother of Maci Queen, Henry and Max Wheeler, Ellie and Olivia Estevez, and Arlo Roberts; Sister-in-law of Claire Dubin.

Mazel tov to:

Bella and Mark Glauberman-Coe joyfully welcome the arrival of a baby girl, Maya Belle. Their daughter was born on Saturday, June 16th. Proud grandparents include Victor & Julia Glauberman, and Anne Fletcher and John Gregan (UK).

Jessica & Chris Frank joyfully welcome the arrival of a baby girl, Emma Rose. Their daughter was born on Monday, May 28th. Proud big sister is Sienna; Proud grandparents are Barbara & Eli Kaplan; Proud great grandparents are Yvette Sishkin & Sam Kaplan.