• Feel embraced

    “How goodly are your tents, O Jacob, your dwelling places, O Israel.” Numbers 24:5
  • Be inspired

    “The world rests on three things: Torah, prayer and acts of loving kindness.” Pirkei Avot 1:2
  • Link past to future

    “Know from where you have come to know what your legacy will be.” Pirkei Avot 3:1
  • Share life’s journey

    “To every thing there is a season and a time to every purpose under the heaven.” Kohelet 3:1
  • Homeless Shelter

    Make a difference

    “If I am only for myself, what am I? If not now, when?” Rabbi Hillel

Featured Events

Mensch-Marks: The Class

21 Feb 2019 | 12:00 pm - 01:00 pm
The Talmud states, “In a world that lacks humanity, be human.” In a world as untethered as ours has become, simply being human, a
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Wisdom Literature: An Interfaith Conversation

28 Feb 2019 | 07:00 pm - 08:30 pm
Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times Join us for an interfaith panel discussion exploring the similarities and differences in wisdom literature across
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Shabbat Across America @ TBE

01 Mar 2019 | 06:45 pm
Celebrate Shabbat Across America 2019 at Temple Beth El.
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Purim Family Celebration

20 Mar 2019 | 05:30 pm
Join us for a special Karaoke sing-along Purim family service and carnival.
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Women’s Community Seder

02 Apr 2019 | 05:15 pm
This year, the entire community is invited. To attend, click here.
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Interfaith Seder @ Grace Farms

16 Apr 2019 | 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Grace Farms Foundation and the Interfaith Council of Southwestern Connecticut invite you to join us for an Interfaith Seder led by Rabbi Joshua
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TBE News

March 2020 Tour of Cuba

Join Rabbi Hammerman and his wife, Dr. Mara Hammerman, in March 2020 on a humanitarian tour of Cuba. Accompanying them will be Dr. Stephen Berk,...
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You Shop. Amazon Gives.

Support Temple Beth El when you shop on Amazon.com Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases to Temple Beth El when you shop...
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Special Rates for Young Adults & Families

Think you can’t afford becoming a member of Temple Beth El? Well, think again! TBE has put in place new introductory membership rates for young...
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Calendar of Activities

Feb
16
Sat
2019
Shabbat Services
Feb 16 @ 9:30 am
Feb
19
Tue
2019
Reyut: Life after Disruption
Feb 19 @ 7:30 pm
Yonina in Concert
Feb 19 @ 7:30 pm
Feb
20
Wed
2019
Executive Committee Meeting
Feb 20 @ 7:30 pm
Feb
21
Thu
2019
Mensch-Marks: The Class
Feb 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Feb
22
Fri
2019
Kabbalat Shabbat
Feb 22 @ 7:30 pm
Feb
23
Sat
2019
Shabbat in the Round
Feb 23 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
ShaBaBimBam
Feb 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Feb
24
Sun
2019
Teva Kids
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:45 am
Feb
28
Thu
2019
Wisdom Literature
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us for an interfaith panel discussion exploring the similarities and differences in wisdom literature across faith traditions. Led by Reverend Mark Lingle, Episcopal Priest and Executive Director of the Interfaith Council of Southwest Connecticut, the conversation will engage faith leaders from our community including Rabbi Joshua Hammerman, Temple Beth El; Reverend Duane Pederson, St. John’s Lutheran Church; Reverend David Van Dyke, First Presbyterian Church; Reverend Dr. Harry Pappas, Archangels Greek Orthodox Church; and Dr. Kareem Adeeb, retired Imam.