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.
I am delighted to introduce Cantor Nancy Ginsberg, Cantorial Soloist Jodi Blankstein, and Cantorial Student Sara Hass to you, and I invite you to join me in extending a warm welcome to all three of them during the coming year. Nancy will be leading us in prayer during the high holidays, and Sara and Jodi will be sharing their voices with us during Friday and Saturday Shabbat services throughout the year, beginning in the fall.
Don’t miss the opportunity to join us for summer services at Beth El in July and August! Our brief, Friday night service starts at 6:00 p.m. and is held outdoors on the terrace if the weather permits. Many congregants use the opportunity to meet for this relaxed, half-hour service and then share Friday night dinner together. The early, short service, especially when held outdoors, also has been a good fit for many of our families with younger children.
Are you in 8th,9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th Grade? Would you like to be part of the BETC Madrichim Program? Here is your opportunity to apply!
We can’t capture in words the magnitude of effort, emotion, and pure joy that was felt at BETC over the weekend of March 21‐23, 2014, as 340 teens, 35 advisors, and well over 50 volunteers gathered together for the NFTY‐Northeast Spring Conclavette! We hope these pictures begin to reflect how this event was truly a labor of love by both teens and adults alike.
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