Beth El Temple Center is a Reform congregation of approximately 400 memberships, affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism. Beth El Temple Center is located in Belmont, Massachusetts and serves many surrounding communities, including Cambridge, Watertown, Waltham, Lexington, Arlington and Somerville. Beth El has a strong egalitarian tradition and welcomes Jews and their families who want to be a part of our Jewish community. Beth El Temple Center offers a place for learning and living Torah, a place to help repair the world, and a place to nurture your soul.
Mitzvah Day, a day of tikkun olam for the entire congregation, is on May 15th, starting at 9:45. Join fellow Beth El Temple Center members for a morning of hands on service to those in need in the greater Boston community. We will be working on 18 different projects! Bring yourself, your family, and your friends.
The BETC Religious School
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Syd Smart has long been one of BETC’s jazz heroes, but now the distinction has gone beyond the Temple community. Syd was recently honored with the Jazz Journalists Association’s “Jazz Hero” Award. Read a profile of Syd and his role in the creation of the John Coltrane Memorial Concert on the JJA's website.
To engage in joyful, participatory, musical and spiritually meaningful worship.
To promote lifelong learning and teaching about Torah, God, Israel, Hebrew Jewish history, culture and values.
To repair the world by promoting peace and justice among all people through social action, tzedakah, and acts of lovingkindness.
To be a welcoming, caring Reform Jewish community for people of diverse backgrounds and traditions, and to connect with the larger Jewish community.
Fri, May 6
Fri, May 6 5:30pm
Fri, May 6 6:00pm
Fri, May 6 7:00pm
Sat, May 7 10:00am