Welcome

Welcome

Welcome

Temple Beth El is the largest Reform Jewish Congregation in the Rockland, and one of the larger ones in the Northern New Jersey region.   Our new Rabbi Michael Churgel, Cantor Arlene Frank, and our lay leadership welcome you to join us.

Installation

Installation

Rabbi Churgel

In November, we welcomed Rabbi Michael Churgel as the 3rd Senior Rabbi in the history of Temple Beth El at a special installation service. 

Youth Group

Youth Group

SVFTY

Our Temple Youth Group, SVFTY, hosted over a hundred Jewish Youth from the National Federation of Temple Youth's Garden-Empire (NJ-NY) Region.  Our Hagigah Kallah was a huge success.  

Our new site is still under construction

Our new site is still under construction

Please be patient

Welcome to the brand new Temple Beth El website. We're still working on building out parts of the site. If you find something wrong, send a note via our Contact form. Thanks! Photo credit

Picnic with TBE and Temple Beth Torah

Picnic with TBE and Temple Beth Torah

Picnic Together

Temple Beth El & Temple Beth Torah   Service: Friday, August 29th 7:00 p.m.Location: Rockland Lake State Park, 299 Rockland Lake Road, Valley Cottage NY 10989  PARKING FIELD 2 (Enter North park entrance, follow around clockwise 1/2 mile to gate on right. Look for the TBT Banner!)**

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Celebrating Shabbat With Temple Beth El and Temple Beth Torah

 

We're Celebrating Shabbat Together

Temple Beth El & Temple Beth Torah

Service: Friday, August 29th 7:00 p.m.

Dress: Casual

Location: Rockland Lake State Park, 299 Rockland Lake Road, Valley Cottage NY 10989 at 7:00pm, PARKING FIELD 2 (Enter North park entrance, follow around clockwise 1/2 mile to gate on right. Look for the TBT Banner!)**

DIY Picnic:Anytime beforehand, please bring your own picnic baskets, noshes, beach chairs and blankets. There will be a standard Oneg after service, please bring a dessert to share!*

Questions: Call either Temple, TBE: 845-356-2000 TBT: 845-358-2248

 

Who: YOU!! The members and clergy of both temples, and any friends!

*Rockland Lake has BBQs for use, must bring your own charcoal and utensils.
**Please note that there is an $8 parking fee, carpooling is encouraged!

Photo Credit: Flickr user Becksta (cc)2009

Rockland Jewish Initiative Grants for New Members

Temple Beth El is excited to be participating in this year's Rockland Jewish Initiative New Member Grants program. Qualifying new members can receive up to a $500 grant towards synagogue membership or religious school tuition. This is for families with no synagogue affiliation in Rockland County within the past 3 years.

To take advantage of the offer, or to get a tour of our newly renovated facility, contact the Temple Office at (845)-356-2000. You can learn more at the Rockland Jewish Federation's website.

Walking Tour of Jewish Gangsters

A GUIDED, WALKING TOUR OF THE JEWISH GANGSTERS OF THE LOWER EAST SIDE

When: Sunday, September 14th, 2014 - Meet at 10:45 am, tour leaves at 11. Tour Duration is 1 ¾ hours.

Where: Meet at Canal Street and Forsythe Street, New York, NY (Google Map Link)  NO TRANSPORTATION PROVIDED

How Much:  $25.00 Per Person INCLUDING gratuities and bottled water. Please send a check for $25 per person to TEMPLE BETH EL, 415 VIOLA ROAD, SPRING VALLEY, NY 10977 By SEPTEMBER 1, 2014

RSVP ASAP To Mona Weiss at 914-841-0581


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Our members and clergy welcome you to Temple Beth El, a 67 year-young Reform Jewish community located in central Rockland County, NY, serving Rockland and Northern New Jersey. 

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Photo Gallery

See photos from our 2013 Simchat Torah celebration as well as our youth group's 2013 Kallah.


Youth

Youth Group

Combined social, educational, religious and social action programs to create opportunities for the synagogue’s children to create lasting friendships. Learn more about SVFTY


Newsletter

Newsletter

Read more about what's going on in our synagogue and community. 


Newsletter

Weekly Emails

Did you miss our weekly email update? Don't worry, there are links here, as well as a way to sign up so you are "in the know." 

Upcoming Events

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7:30pm Aug.21.2014 - 9:00pm Aug.21.2014
Choir Rehearsal (Chapel)

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7:30pm Aug.22.2014 - 9:30pm Aug.22.2014
Erev Shabbat Worship

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Aug.24.2014 9:30am - 10:30am
House

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7:00pm Aug.25.2014 - 8:30pm Aug.25.2014
Ritual Committee

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7:30pm Aug.26.2014 - 8:30pm Aug.26.2014
Coffee with the Rabbi (Open to the Community)

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Aug.28.2014 10:30am - 11:30am
Torah Topics

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7:30pm Aug.28.2014 - 9:30pm Aug.28.2014
Finance Comm. Mtg.

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7:30pm Aug.28.2014 - 9:00pm Aug.28.2014
Choir Rehearsal (Chapel)

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7:30pm Aug.29.2014 - 9:30pm Aug.29.2014
Erev Shabbat Worship