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Shabbat Schedule

This Week

February 12 & 13
4 Adar I 5776
Parashat T'rumah
Exodus 25:1-27:19
Listen to this week's Parashah

Friday, February 12
5:00 pm Talmud Class
6:15 pm Shabbat Evening Service

Saturday, February 13
8:30 am Early Minyan
9:15 am Torah Study led by Ann Gonski
10:15 am Shabbat Service

​Next Week

February 19 & 20
11 Adar I 5776
Parashat Tetzaveh
Exodus 27:20-30:10

Friday, February 19
5:00 pm Talmud Class
6:15 pm Shabbat Yismechu Evening Service

Saturday, February 20
8:30 am Early Minyan
9:15 am Torah Study led by Gerry Weintraub​
10:15 am Shabbat Service: Julia Gale Wineger Bat Mitzvah

Upcoming Events

02/18/2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Bruce Carter will present Noah’s Flood by Walter Pitman and William Ryan.

Over the millennia, the legend of a great deluge has endured in the biblical story of Noah...

02/19/2016 - 8:30pm to 02/20/2016 - 12:00am


Join Beth El's Tribe for Shabbat drinks at Comal on Friday evening February 19th from 8:30-close. We...
02/21/2016 - 9:30am to 10:45am
For hundreds of years, Jews have said: “From Moses to Moses, there was never one like Moses.” Moses Maimonides [1135-1204], the great medieval Jewish philosopher, leader, teacher and physician, is the greatest exponent of a...
02/26/2016 - 7:30pm to 03/03/2016 - 9:00pm

Two Thursdays, February 25 and March 3 from 7:30–9:00 pm

Join us for a virtual visit through Israel’s ancient and modern history, following the itinerary of the upcoming Congregation Beth El tour. Our course will begin with a journey through the key sites and events of ancient Israel, connecting students with both the biblical text and the lifeways of our...
02/28/2016 - 9:30am to 11:30am


The very words “Dead Sea Scrolls” evoke a sense of mystery, enveloped in controversy about
what they say and even who gets to read them. But what is the real...

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To Be a Free People in Our Land: Renewing the Zionist Vision

Sunday, February 28 at 4:00 pm
Congregation Beth El's Israel Committee invites you to a talk by Rabbi Kahn: To Be a Free People in Our Land, in which he will explore more deeply his Yom Kippur sermon of 5776/2015. Hear Rabbi Kahn's personal reflections and join in a community conversation. Click here to view the flyer. Please click here to RSVP.

Israel Trip 2016

Encountering Israel: History, People, Connections 

Join Rabbi Kahn on a trip to Israel. Find out more!

Donate to the Annual Appeal

The Annual Appeal supports all our wonderful year-long programming, community activities and a diverse membership. This year the board of directors and a small group of donors have offered to match any new and increased donations 2:1. Click here to give to the Annual Appeal.