Israeli Film Series Co-Sponsored with Hadassah

Israeli Film Series Co-Sponsored with Hadassah

Tuesdays, June 18 at 4:00 pm, July 16 & August 13 at 7:00 pm

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Lunch & Learn

Lunch & Learn

Wednesday, May 1, 8, 22, 29, June 12 & 19 at 12:00 pm

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A Giant Step Forward and a Giant Step Back in Israel

A Giant Step Forward and a Giant Step Back in Israel

Extraordinary news came out of Israel last week. 

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The Latest Tekiah

The Latest Tekiah

March - April 2019 / Adar I – Adar Ii - Nisan 5779

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Tu B’Shevat, an ecological holiday

Tu B’Shevat, an ecological holiday

The world does not belong to us. It is God’s. We have it on loan. And it is our responsibility to leave it for the next generation, unspoiled and intact.

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TBE Security

TBE Security

Security at Temple Beth El has always been a concern. Recent events clearly bring home the message, that yes...this can happen here. 

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History of anti-Semitism in America

History of anti-Semitism in America

A sermon by Rabbi Amy Wallk Katz.

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Let Us Be the Light

Let Us Be the Light

Saturday was undoubtedly one of the darkest days in recent American Jewish history. What must our answer be at moments like this one?

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Be the Future Campaign

Be the Future Campaign

The Be the Future Campaign has the dual aims of funding the renovation of the Shames Sanctuary and reducing the debt carried by the synagogue.

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Here I Am - Hineni

Here I Am - Hineni

On the second day of Rosh HaShanah I suggested that in addition to Just Show Up, we should all be thinking about saying Here I am. 

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Why Celebrate Hanukkah?

Why Celebrate Hanukkah?

What is more important: placing the menorah in the window, or lighting the candles?

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My Thanksgiving Message

My Thanksgiving Message

Thanksgiving is one of those American holidays that feels Jewish to me.

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Airport Parking Promotion

Airport Parking Promotion

Do you have travel plans? Save on airport parking at Bradley International Airport, and help Temple Beth El at the same time! 

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I'm So Tired

I'm So Tired

I’m so tired of offering my congregation words of consolation after some horrific attack on innocent people who happen to be gay, or African American or Jewish.

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