Beth El Temple Center is a Reform congregation of over 350 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.
Swing into the New Year with Beth El Temple Center's Brotherhood and Sisterhood on Saturday, Jan 21st.
Doors open at 6:45. Get a swing dance lesson at 7 pm. Then dance the night away from 8 pm until 11 pm. Bring a friend or bring your partner and dance to the live sounds of the Joe Reid Swing Band.
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Temple members Beatrice and Harold Ponn (of blessed memory) established the Donald Ponn Scholarship Fund in memory of their son. The fund supports the youth of our congregation by providing scholarships for a variety of activities that help our children develop their identities and bring them into contact with other Jewish children. In the past, the fund has supported activities such as teen trips to Israel, NFTY youth institutes, Jewish leadership development programs, and Jewish summer camps.
Recipients of the first annual Jonathan Jacoby Tikkun Olam Awards were announced at the Social Action Shabbat service on October 28, 2016. These awards were created to honor long-time Temple member, Jonathan Jacoby, who set an example for us all by his dedication to the work of tikkun olam, "repairing the world." Congratulations to Sofia Bernstein, Jessica Daum, and Juliana Kremer! The service booklet is available here.
The BETC Board of Trustees has designated a special section (R2) within the beautiful, new Beit Olam East Cemetery in Wayland MA for our congregation. Special pricing is available now through November 2016. See this flyer for a summary, or read on for further details including FAQs.
Fri, Dec 9 8:00pm
Sat, Dec 10 9:00am
Sat, Dec 10 10:00am
Sun, Dec 11 9:00am
Fri, Dec 16 7:00pm