COVID-19 Update April 2: To help ensure the health and safety of our community,
BETC is now closed, with all events canceled, through April 30th. Need help? See our resources page.
For online service links, visit the Members Area.

Overview and Mission

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.


Our Mission is 

- 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.

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Contact Info

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