Serving Hudson County’s Progressive Jewish Community for Over 150 Years

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Welcome to Temple Beth-El

New to the area, new to Judaism, or seeking to reconnect – welcome to Temple Beth-El, a vibrant congregation committed to diversity, education, celebration, and bettering the world. Interfaith, multi-ethnic, single parent, gay, lesbian, and transgender individuals and families are warmly welcomed. Come visit; there is a place for you in this welcoming community.

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Religious School

The next generation of mensches


Be a Beth-El member on your own terms.

Social Action

Heal the world: Food Pantry, Family Promise and more, make the difference!


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Upcoming Events

20s - 30s Hanukkah Mixer

Calling All Young Professional to join us on December 7 and kick off the first night of Hanukkah!

December 7, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Hanukkah Lighting & Latke Fest!

BYO Hanukkiah and candles and help us flood our sanctuary with light and song! Latke and Donut (Sufganiot) Feast!

December 8, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Hanukkah Celebration in Lincoln Park

Hanukkah Celebration in Lincoln Park!

December 9, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Tot Shabbat

Calling All Children 0-5 and Their Grownups!

December 16, 10:30 am - 11:30 am

On the Calendar

December 8, 2023
  • Latke Feast and Hanukkah Shabbat Celebration
    6:30 pm ( Add to Calendar)

    Bring your own Hanukkia as we will our sanctuary with light!
    All our services are now in person from our sanctuary and live-streamed on YouTube:

December 9, 2023
  • Shabbat Morning Service and Bat Mitzvah of Norah Block
    10:30 am ( Add to Calendar)

December 10, 2023

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