Our Temple Beth El Offices will be closed on Monday, May 21 for Shalom Park's observance of the second day of Shavuot. 

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:

Evelyn Chesler, Mother of Harvey Chesler (Tammy) and Sharon Friedman, Grandmother of Ashley Chesler, Heather Chesler, Douglas Friedman and Jason Friedman on May 12, 2018. A funeral was held on May 16, 2018 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. A shiva minyan will be held on Thursday, May 17 at 7:30 pm at the home of Harvey and Tammy Chesler. (Please call Temple for the address)

Wendy Roberta Kaplan, Sister of Marcia Kaplan (Todd Fishman), Aunt of Sydney and Bella Fishman on Saturday, May 5, 2018.  A funeral was held in New Hampshire on May 7, 2018.

Martin Lutz Pawlyk, Husband of Marilyn Pawlyk, Father of Shelley Pawlyk and Karen Pawlyk (Neal Latt), Grandfather of Krista Stewart and Lindsay Moye on April 30, 2018.

Marshall Seidler, Husband of Millie Seidler, Father of Howard (Andrea) Seidler, Brother of Lucille Weiler, Grandfather of Caleb and Austin Seidler on April 27, 2018.

Mel Morganstein, Husband of Judy Morganstein, Father of Barrie Morganstein (Matthew Goldstein), Brother of David Morganstein, Grandfather of Lila Goldstein on April 25, 2018.

Emma Randall, Mother of Sandy Freiberg (z”l) (Joe), Phyllis Chalk (Terry) and Randy Morgan (Grady z”l), Grandmother of Dara Beth, Jill (Jonah) , Adam, Samantha, Chris (Mandy), Amanda, Emily (Ryan) and Luke, Great Grandmother of Linus, Mabel,  Carson, Collin, Emerson, Zara and Oscar on April 21.

Richard “Dick” Roth, Husband of Christine Roth, Father of Jesse Roth (Sonny Man), Brother of Kenny Roth (z”l) and Louis Silverman (z”l) (David), Uncle of Josh Garnant (Noelle) and Matthew Garnant, Great Uncle of Penny. A family gathering will be held at a later date.

W. Ford “Ted” Moreland II, Husband of Ellen Zook Moreland, Father of Raymond F. Moreland, II (Suzanne), Ted Moreland (Lisa), and Elaine S. Moreland (z”l), Grandfather of Adam, Zoë, Cooper, Quincey, and Nathan Moreland.

Scott Sahl, Husband of Ellen Sahl, Father of Victoria Sahl, Brother of Marla Emery (Brian), Uncle of Justin.


Mazel tov to:

Mazel Tov to Jessie & Jonathan (Joni) Cohen on the birth of their daughter, Sophie Beth on February 6, 2018. Proud Brother is Ben Cohen, Grandparents are Susan & Donald Jacobs and Jennifer & Jerry Cohen, Great Grandmother is Florence Jaffa, Uncles and Aunts are Robby & Jessie Sachs, David & Lauren Weiner, Adam & Dara Jacobs, Mike & Talya Tateo, Mike & Michelle Forman, Guy Cohen & Laura Untz, Ramon & Jessie Valencia, and Joel Cohen. The family continues to lovingly mourn the recent death of Sid Cohen, z”l.

Mazel Tov to Dana and Pat Childress of Washington, DC on the birth of their son Benjamin Lindley. Proud Brother is Cole Childress, Grandparents are Merle and Alan Gottheim and Kerri Childress and Allan Johnson.

Lifetime President Norman Levin on the birth of his First Great Grandchild, Doba Shulamis Ulman (named for Great Grandmother Donna Sue Levin OBM), daughter of Esther (grandchild) and husband Mendy Ulman.


Other Community Lifecycle Events

Our community mourns the passing of:

Chaya bat Yitzchak Aharon, of blessed memory (mother of Sergio Kielmanowicz) on the 9th of Iyar (April 24, 2018). Interment and Shiva will be observed in Brazil.


Mazel tov to:

Sara & Jonathan Kulbersh joyfully welcome the arrival of a baby boy. Their son was born on
Friday, April 20th. Proud big brothers are Julian & Dylan.