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Shabbat Schedule

This Week

August 18 & 19
27 Av 5777
Re'eh
Deuteronomy 11:26 - 16:17
listen to this week's Parashah

Friday, August 18
5:00 pm 
Talmud Study
6:15 pm Chanting Shabbat Evening Service

Saturday, August 19
8:30 am 
Early Minyan
9:15 am Torah Study led by Maxim Schrogin & Mac Lingo
10:15 am Shabbat Morning Service

Next Week

August 25 & 26
4 Elul 5777
Shoftim
Deuteronomy 16:18 - 21:9

Friday, August 25
5:00 pm 
Talmud Study
6:15 pm Shabbat Zimra Evening Service w/ Beth El Chorus

Saturday, August 26
8:30 am 
Early Minyan
9:15 am Torah Study led by Rabbi Yoel Kahn
10:15 am Shabbat Morning Service: Evan Richardson Bar Mitzvah

Upcoming Events

Aug23Wed
08/23/2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm



With the events of Charlottesville etched into our minds and news of rallies coming to Berkeley, San Francisco, and Mountain View, the Jewish Federation wants to provide you with an update on how our Jewish community is responding.

Two interfaith...

Aug23Wed
08/23/2017 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Join us for an evening of ritual, reflection, and song!
Sep5Tue
09/05/2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
This group meets the first Tuesday of every month at 7:00 pm to discuss and analyze the writings of Hannah Arendt. This fall we are beginning a new work, Crises of the Republic, Arendt’s very powerful—and, unfortunately, very relevant to the present moment...
Apr27Fri
04/27/2018 - 9:00am to 05/10/2018 - 6:00pm
We are excited to announce a Beth El trip to Central Europe – with stops in Berlin, Prague, Krakow, Lublin and Warsaw – and an optional extension to Budapest – for Spring 2018. Led by Rabbi Yoel Kahn and guided...

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Gift Shop News

Does choosing a gift put you in a panic?
We have a solution. A gift certificate allows the recipient to pick from our large choice of various items. Our jewelry items are particularly popular, but we also have many gifts for the home both religious and secular, children's games and a variety of gifts to suit many occasions.

Beth El Goes to Central Europe

​We are excited to announce a Beth El trip to Central Europe for Spring 2018 led by Rabbi Yoel Kahn and guided by Jewish genealogist Robinn Magid. Click here for more details.

Madrichim Registration


​Join the amazing Madrichim team! 

Congregation Beth El's 8th-12th graders work in our Youth & Family Education programs as madrichim. Madrichim means 'guides' in Hebrew. Our madrichim work as teaching assistants, Hebrew tutors, specialty leaders and office assistants helping our programs run smoothly while they gain valuable work experience. For more information, click here.