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.
Saturday, May 13
Join us for the second Paula Lerner Visiting Artist Program! BETC will host choreographer, Anna Myer and playwright, Jay Paris and their organization beheard.world. The vision of beheard.world is to capture the "voice" and messages of youth, adults and communities through the performing arts by creating workshops and professional theater productions that engage, educate and empower audiences. The visiting artist program will include a workshop during the day and a performance in the evening.
Saturday, May 13 at 2:00 – 4:30 pm • Workshop
Dedicate a set of Beth El Temple Center’s new High Holiday prayerbooks, Mishkan Hanefesh.
Contribute to revitalizing our High Holiday worship experience by donating a set of new prayerbooks. You can dedicate one or more sets of Mishkan Hanefesh to honor loved ones, mark special celebrations, or show appreciation. We hope that everyone will participate in this campaign for this “beautiful and thoughtful” book, as described by one of our members. Make your gift at: www.betheltemplecenter.org/mkhn
Click here for a flyer with more information.
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. Read on for further details including FAQs.
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.
Sun, Apr 30 9:00am
Mon, May 1 7:30pm
Fri, May 5
Fri, May 5 5:30pm
Fri, May 5 6:00pm