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Ladles of Love Has a FULL Freezer

Posted on May 5, 2019

Temple Beth-El’s freezers are full with homemade soups and breads, ready for delivery this spring and summer to those needing a bit of tender loving care. TBE’s volunteer cooks and bakers gathered in late March to replenish Ladles of Love’s stock, producing 28 quarts of Gypsy Soup and 18 loaves of Queen Esther’s Jaffa Orange Continue Reading »

Modim Anachnu — We Are Most Grateful

Posted on May 5, 2019

As we conclude the program year at temple, we offer our thanks to the many, many people in our community who support the Religious School and all our varied education programs. We thank our exceptional teachers. Your love for Judaism and your students shines through in everything you do.Your commitment to making Judaism live in Continue Reading »

Honorable Menschen of Spring-Summer 2019

Posted on May 5, 2019

Our temple newsletter, the Shofar, is much more than a newsletter.In addition to announcements,life cycle events and what time we should light the Shabba tcandles, it contains a wealth of interesting articles, current events, recipes,community notices and educational materials. It is a professional quality periodical with something for everyone. Of course, such a work of Continue Reading »

Youth Person of Honor

Posted on May 5, 2019

It is with great pleasure that we announce that Isabella “Bella” Almeida has been named the 2019 Youth Person of Honor. Here are Bella’s own words describing what Temple Beth-El means to her: “My name is Isabella Almeida and I have loved growing up at Temple Beth-El for the past ten years. I started attending Continue Reading »

Shalom, Farewell, Auf Wiedersehen, Adieu

Posted on May 5, 2019

When I was young, I sometimes complained about the seemingly unending school year. My mother replied that I shouldn’t wish the time away because when I got older the days would go by faster. I remember thinking “how silly. Time can’t pass more quickly just because you are older.” But as usual, Mom was right. Continue Reading »

Shalom, Shalom!

Posted on May 5, 2019

Shalom, Cantor Emily! As we come to the end of another wonderful year of sharing our Jewish journeys together at TBE, we must anticipate the poignant moment of saying farewell to our beloved Cantor Emily Pincus. We have had a truly wonderful eight years together, for which we have every reason to be grateful. Cantor Continue Reading »

In a League of Their Own — Our Tree of Life Gala Honorees

Posted on March 10, 2019

Move over, Marvel heroes. At Temple Beth-El, we have our own superheroes, and we are proud to be celebrating everything they’ve accomplished at the upcoming gala dinner dance on Saturday, May 11, 2019. Here’s a closer look at our three honorees and what inspires them to go above and beyond.   Ellen Davidson It makes Continue Reading »

How Big Is Your Footprint?

Posted on March 8, 2019

I am happy to report that the Tu BiShvat Seder on January 26 was a rousing success. For the Social Action component, celebrating the New Year of the Trees, we learned interactively about how we can help the trees by reducing our personal environmental footprint. We had about 80 attendees, each of whom worked on Continue Reading »

Mark & Cindy Andrews to be honored by Brotherhood

Posted on March 8, 2019

On Sunday, March 24, the Brotherhood will honor Cindy and Mark Andrews with this year’s Person of Honor Award. Brotherhood established the annual award to recognize a Temple Beth-El member or members for his/her dedication to the temple community, their commitment to Judaism to the greater Jewish community, and their acts of tikunolam (“repairing the Continue Reading »

TBE’s Caring Network

Posted on March 8, 2019

A small group of healthcare professionals in our Temple Beth-El community met last year to discuss how to advance the good work of the TBE Caring Network. We are pleased to update the community on two initiatives that emerged from insights they shared and our collective brainstorming. Mental Health Initiative – In his Yom Kippur Continue Reading »