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.
On April 1st, 2017, the FUNdraising Committee is pleased to bring to you a Spring Gala Event that you will not want to miss.
There will be delicious food and drinks, wonderful music, and many fantastic items to be raffled away.
We'll also take a moment to honor Rabbi Emeritus Earl Grollman in his 65th year with us.
Recipients of the first annual Jonathan Jacoby Tikkun Olam Awards were announced at the Social Action Shabbat service on October 28, 2016. These awards were created to honor long-time Temple member, Jonathan Jacoby, who set an example for us all by his dedication to the work of tikkun olam, "repairing the world." Congratulations to Sofia Bernstein, Jessica Daum, and Juliana Kremer! The service booklet is available here.
The BETC Board of Trustees has designated a special section (R2) within the beautiful, new Beit Olam East Cemetery in Wayland MA for our congregation. Special pricing is available now through November 2016. See this flyer for a summary, or read on for further details including FAQs.
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.
Fri, Mar 31 8:00pm
Sat, Apr 1 9:00am
Sat, Apr 1 10:00am
Sun, Apr 2 9:00am
Fri, Apr 7