Beth El Temple Center is a Reform congregation of approximately 400 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.
Saturday, April 9th
Looking to rake in the chips? Itching to show off your poker face? Then place your bets for BETC Casino Night!
Come enjoy an evening of casino games, great food, refreshing drinks, and swinging tunes, all in support of Beth El Temple Center. The games will be run by friendly and knowledgable dealers who can help you brush up on the rules. At the end of the evening, use your winnings to bid on fabulous prizes! We're betting you won't want to miss it!
Buy your tickets before they run out!
April 29th & 30th
Join us for the first Paula Lerner Visiting Artist Program at BETC, The Afro-Semitic Experience. Co-founded by African-American jazz pianist Warren Byrd and Jewish-American jazz bassist David Chevan in 1998, the ensemble plays highly accessible ethnic world music – a tapestry of spiritual, world-beat, funk, jazz, cantorial, gospel, salsa, swing and other soul-driven styles.
Friday, April 29 at 7:00 pm – Shabbat Service
Saturday, April 30 at 4:00 pm – Workshop
Join us for the first-ever Boutique Night on Saturday, February 27th, for an evening of shopping and socializing. Meet vendors seling accessories, jewelry, crafts, skin care products, and baked goods and peruse a resale shop offering gently-used women's clothing, accessories, and jewelry. A fasion stylist will be available to answer your questions about color and style. Plus, there will be great door prizes, and free wine and chocolate, so come early!
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.
Sun, May 1 8:30am
Wed, May 4 7:30pm
Fri, May 6
Fri, May 6 5:30pm
Fri, May 6 6:00pm