Temple Beth El of Huntington is a welcoming, caring and vibrant Reform Jewish congregation of more than four hundred households. Our members include individuals and families with many diverse backgrounds; traditional and non-traditional families, interfaith families, members of the GLBT community, muti-cultural families, and members with disabilities, all who have joined Temple Beth El to pursue their Jewish journeys in a supportive and accepting community.
Led by our clergy, Rabbi Clopper and Cantor Zeitlen, our congregation nurtures and engenders progressive thinking as well as traditional values to create an environment that is both comfortable and stimulating.
A house of Worship - A house of Learning - A house of Congregation
We are inclusive and take great pride in our diversity. Our doors are always open - not only to our members, but to all people interested in Judaism. Please tour our website to learn more about our unique and exciting congregation. Please come and visit us so that we might get to know you personally, and you can get to know us.
Temple Beth El is conveniently located in Huntington, NY
Our address is:
660 Park Avenue, Huntington, NY 11743
100 + Years of Jewish History in Huntington
Special Guest Speaker - Ruth Lilker
Thursday, June 6th at 7:30 PM in the Great Room
- Sponsored by the Chai Club - all are welcome!
- Our congregant Ruth Lilker has a wealth of interesting and historical information about the ealy days of Jewish life in the Huntington Area.
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Raffle: Mordechai Rosenstein Original " Shalom " Framed Print
- $36.00 per ticket.....Enter as often as you like.
- Drawing Sunday, June 23, 2013.
- Proceeds support the Milton Gershon Youth Scholarship and Camp Fund.
- See Lisa in the office to enter.
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Religious School Scrip Fundraiser
Back by Popular Demand!
Use your everyday shopping dollars to purchase popular gift cards and help raise funds for our Religious School.
New stores added.
- Orders placed on a monthly basis.
- Order and pick up schedule.
- Order by Sun., Feb 10th, Pick up on/after Sun., Feb 24th.
- Order by Sun., March 10th, Pick up on/after Sun., April 7th.
- Order by Sun., April 14th, Pick up on/after Sun., April 28th.
- Order by Sun., May 5th, Pick up on/after Sun., May 19th.
- ORDER FORM
The Rabbi Schatz Library Research Fellowship Program for Congregational Youth
- Gives budding Jewish scholars from our congregation an opportunity to pursue research using our Judaic library coupled with the guidance of our clergy.
- One fellowship will be awarded - application deadline June 1, 2013.
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From September through June, TBE observes the following monthly schedule for weekly Congregational Shabbat Services:
1st Friday - Family Shabbat with Junior Choir at 7 p.m.
2nd Friday - Shabbat Service with Senior Choir at 8 p.m
3rd Friday - Shabbat Service with Torah Reading at 8 p.m.
4th Friday - Kabbalat Shabbat in the Great Room at 6:15 p.m.
5th Friday - T.G.I.S., Folk Rock Service at 7 p.m. (only 4 or 5 times a year)
For more detailed information on our Shabbat Services please click here.
Tot Shabbat and Tot Havdalah - these services are geared to Temple Beth El's young families and are offered several times a year (learn more).
Our Food Pantry here at Temple Beth El is very active and always in need of donations. Many hungry people in our community rely on us each week. Please bring a non-perishable food item or two (or three!) to donate each time you come to the temple. Our less fortunate friends and neighbors need and will appreciate your help.
Social Action Committee's "Give & Receive" Hotline helps meet the needs of our community. If you would like to be part of this hotline program, or have any questions, please email Carol at email@example.com . Only when there is an emergency request for furniture, clothing, or housewares, will you receive an e-mail with "Give & Receive" in the subject line.
2013-2014 Religious School Registration
Cantor Zeitlen's NEW Adult Ed Class
- Explore the Hebrew and the pratyers of the Shabbat services.
- Especially helpful for parents of 6th & 7th graders with upcome Bar/Bat Mitzvahs.
- Open to all adults - ability to read Hebrew NOT a prerequisite.
- Contact Cantor Zeitlen firstname.lastname@example.org or 421-5834 ext 206 to register or for questions.
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TBE in the News
- VIEW - The Times of Huntington names Carol Werblin Woman of the Year in Civics for her ongoing tikkun olam projects.
- VIEW - Huntington Patch article on the High Holy Days features Temple Beth El and Rabbi Clopper.
- VIEW - Huntington Patch article on Mordechai Rosenstein's visit.
Month In Action for May-June. Please click picture below.
Friday May 24th at 7:00 PM - Chai Club Dinner
Tuesday, May 28th at 7:00 PM - Annual Congregational Meeting
Friday, May 31st at 7:00 PM - T.G.I.S.
Friday, June 7th at 6:00 PM - Barbeque Honing Confirmations & Hebrew High Graduates
Helping Hands is a program for Temple Beth El members who want to connect with and support each other. By registering on the attached form, your name will be added to a confidential list accessible by the Rabbi, Cantor, and Nanci Weber Schaeffer. From time to time they may call upon you with requests to help members who are in some type of need. Assistance may include: a meal, a ride, assistance with food shopping – a card, an email or a phone call. If you can help with a particular request, great! If not, keep us in mind if and when you can. Your support could mean so much to so many people. Through Tikkun Olam, together we can heal the world.
Please click here to sign up.
Please email Lisa at email@example.com if you would like to receive your copy of the temple's Bulletin online.
** TBE wishes to thank Karla Gudeon for the use of her artwork on our website. **
** For more information on Karla's work please click here.
** To veiw Temple Beth El's legal policy on links to outside websites from our website, please click here **