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Beth El Temple Center is operating with restrictions due to COVID-19. Please contact the temple administrator with any questions.

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.

Seeking Nominations for the 2021 Jonathan Jacoby Tikkun Olam Awards

You probably know someone in the temple who has given generously of their time or in other ways toward improving the world. The Social Action Committee requests nominations of individual adult and youth BETC members for the annual Jonathan Jacoby Tikkun Olam (JJTO) Awards. The awards recognize individuals who follow in the footsteps of former BETC member, Jonathan Jacoby, to help repair our damaged world and create a world we want for ourselves and our children.

We hope many of you will consider nominating fellow congregants for this award.
Continue Reading for details on the nomination process.

Religious School Registration 2021-2022

Registration for the 2021-2022 (5782) school year is now open. We are pleased to welcome new and returning families to register for the Fall of 2021. Current religious school families have received an invitation via email to register their students. Please do so before June 18th to avoid the late fee. Questions? Contact our Director of Religious Education, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or our School Administrator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Climate Team sponsors Temple fundraiser

Beth El Temple Center's Climate Team has organized an ongoing initiative that can benefit the environment and BETC at the same time!  Divert your home food scraps from the landfill; turn them into compost with weekly curbside pick-up service by Black Earth Compost.  Read about the program here.

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Contact Info

Beth El Temple Center
2 Concord Ave
Belmont, MA 02478
(617) 484-6668
[email protected]