• 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

Family Havdalah

29 Aug 2020 | 08:00 pm
Join Rabbi Hammerman and Cantorial Soloist Katie Kaplan in a service for both young and old as we “separate” from Shabbat. Zoom
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2020 Census

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TBE 100 Mitzvah Project

The TBE 100 Mitzvah Project provides opportunities for congregants to honor TBE’s centennial through the performance of gemilut hasadim (acts of...
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Calendar of Activities

Jul
15
Wed
2020
Executive Committee Meeting
Jul 15 @ 7:30 pm
Jul
17
Fri
2020
Kabbalat Shabbat via Zoom
Jul 17 @ 6:00 pm
Jul
18
Sat
2020
Shabbat via Zoom
Jul 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Virtual ShaBaBimBam
Jul 18 @ 11:00 am
Jul
24
Fri
2020
Kabbalat Shabbat via Zoom
Jul 24 @ 6:00 pm
Jul
25
Sat
2020
Shabbat via Zoom
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Jul
29
Wed
2020
Tisha B’Av Services
Jul 29 @ 9:00 pm

Each year on the 9th of Av — sometime in July or August — the Jewish calendar plunges into the deepest mourning. It’s the anniversary of the destruction of the First Temple by the Babylonians and of the Second Temple by the Romans, along with several other tragedies in our ancient and recent history.

Jews in the world over mark the day with fasting and the somber chanting of the Book of Lamentations, Eicha. We sit in a darkened room, in a circle on the floor, reading and singing by the light of a flame or flashlight. We reflect on the tragedies our people have endured, and we struggle, together, to learn lessons for the future.

Join your fellow congregants and friends from The Conservative Synagogue in Westport and Congregation Beth El in Norwalk for this meaningful observance.

Jul
30
Thu
2020
Tisha B’Av
Jul 30 all-day
Jul
31
Fri
2020
Kabbalat Shabbat via Zoom
Jul 31 @ 6:00 pm
Aug
1
Sat
2020
Shabbat via Zoom
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
We have temporarily closed the synagogue and all in-person prayer services and meetings have been canceled until further notice.
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