Rabbi Kraus's Blog

In the spirit of the Thanksgivukkah season, I have taken the liberty of adapting a favorite Thanksgiving hymn for this once-in-a-lifetime Chanukah.

Of course, I offer my apologies to Theodore Baker, who wrote those familiar English words back in 1894.  However, in fairness, it should be noted that Mr. Baker, himself, was...

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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.


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