February 01, 2015   12 Sh'vat 5775

Temple Beth-El, Jersey City, NJ

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Interior of main sanctuary (photo by Leo Ferreira)

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Temple Beth-El is the Reform Jewish congregation of Jersey City, across the Hudson River from New York City. Our temple has long been known for the friendliness, enthusiasm, and community involvement of its members, as well as its impressive 1920's-era synagogue.

A Reform congregation and a member of the Union for Reform Judaism since 1914, Temple Beth-El was founded in 1864 on York Street, in downtown Jersey City. In 1925-6, we built and moved into our magnificent sanctuary at what is now the corner of Harrison Avenue and Kennedy Boulevard.

We are a small, liberal congregation. Diversity is one of our strengths. Our joint religious school (with Temple Beth Am of Bayonne) serves families from a half-dozen cities along the Western bank of the Hudson. Interfaith, multi-ethnic, single parent, gay and lesbian families are warmly welcomed. Come visit, and see how perfectly you will fit into this community.

Temple Beth-El is honored to support the Hudson Jewish Community Forum.
Participate in the preservation and celebration of a rich, vibrant, diverse Jewish community in Hudson County.

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Upcoming Events at Temple Beth-El  
February 2015
02/01 -  Religious School (9:30 AM to 12:00 PM)
02/05 -  Chai Mitzvah Study Group (7:30 PM to 9:15 PM)
02/06 -  First Friday Potluck Shabbat dinner (6:30 PM to 7:30 PM)
02/06 -  First Friday All Ages Service (7:30 PM)
02/06 -  Shabbat Evening Service (8:00 PM)
02/07 -  Torah Study - Verse by Verse (9:30 AM to 10:30 AM)
02/07 -  Shabbat Morning Worship (10:30 AM to 11:30 AM)
02/08 -  Religious School (9:30 AM to 12:00 PM)
02/13 -  Shabbat Evening Service (8:00 PM)
02/14 -  Torah Study - Verse by Verse (9:30 AM to 10:30 AM)
02/14 -  Shabbat Morning Worship (10:30 AM to 11:30 AM)
02/15 -  NO Religious School (9:30 AM to 12:00 PM)
02/20 -  Shabbat Evening Service (8:00 PM)
02/21 -  Torah Study - Verse by Verse (9:30 AM to 10:30 AM)
02/21 -  Shabbat Morning Worship (10:30 AM to 11:30 AM)
02/22 -  Religious School (9:30 AM to 12:00 PM)
02/27 -  Shabbat Evening Service (8:00 PM)
02/28 -  Torah Study - Verse by Verse (9:30 AM to 10:30 AM)
02/28 -  Purim Tot Shabbat (10:30 AM)
02/28 -  Shabbat Morning Worship (10:30 AM to 11:30 AM)
March 2015
03/01 -  Religious School (9:30 AM to 12:00 PM)
03/04 -  Purim Pizza Feast (6:00 PM to 7:00 PM)
03/06 -  First Friday Potluck Shabbat dinner (6:30 PM to 7:30 PM)
03/06 -  Shabbat Evening Service (8:00 PM)
03/07 -  Torah Study - Verse by Verse (9:30 AM to 10:30 AM)
03/08 -  Religious School (9:30 AM to 12:00 PM)
03/13 -  Shabbat Evening Service (8:00 PM)
03/14 -  Torah Study - Verse by Verse (9:30 AM to 10:30 AM)
03/14 -  Shabbat Morning Worship (10:30 AM to 11:30 AM)
03/15 -  Religious School (9:30 AM to 12:00 PM)


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