July 22, 2014   24 Tamuz 5774

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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Hudson County Standing Together:
Solidarity Rally with the People of Israel
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 7:30 p.m.
United Synagogue of Hoboken, 115 Park Ave., Hoboken 

Doors open 6:30 p.m. Event begins 7:30 p.m.
Show solidarity with Israel and its right to defend its citizens – Jews, Muslims and Christians alike – from terror. Together, we will express our hopes for a speedy end to the intimidation and bloodshed that affects all who are involved in this conflict. Elected officials, civic leaders, religious leaders and Consulate of Israel
representatives will be participating.  READ MORE HERE>>>


Our new fiscal year began on July 1. Celebrate by making sure your pledge is in on time. Remember, give until it feels good! If you've already made your Terumah pledge for the new year, thank you and Welcome Back. If you haven't please take time to do it now, so you won't miss a minute of all the activity going on at temple.

Click HERE>>> to make your pledge and initial payment now. We'll be glad you did!

Upcoming Events at Temple Beth-El  
July 2014
07/25 -  Shabbat Evening Service (8:00 PM to 9:00 PM)
07/26 -  Torah Study - Verse by Verse (9:30 AM to 10:30 AM)
07/26 -  Shabbat Morning Worship (10:30 AM to 11:30 AM)
August 2014
08/02 -  Torah Study - Verse by Verse (9:30 AM to 10:30 AM)
08/02 -  Shabbat Morning Worship (10:30 AM to 11:30 AM)
08/09 -  Torah Study - Verse by Verse (9:30 AM to 10:30 AM)
08/09 -  Shabbat Morning Worship (10:30 AM to 11:30 AM)
08/16 -  Torah Study - Verse by Verse (9:30 AM to 10:30 AM)
08/16 -  Shabbat Morning Worship (10:30 AM to 11:30 AM)
08/23 -  Torah Study - Verse by Verse (9:30 AM to 10:30 AM)
08/23 -  Shabbat Morning Worship (10:30 AM to 11:30 AM)
08/30 -  Torah Study - Verse by Verse (9:30 AM to 10:30 AM)
08/30 -  Shabbat Morning Worship (10:30 AM to 11:30 AM)

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