Welcome… Come as you are!

We are a Reform congregation dedicated to Judaism as a living and growing faith. Wherever you're coming from in your relationship with Judaism, this is a place to explore where you want to go.

We Are All Made in God’s Image 

Our community is a mix of people: married and single; with and without children; straight and LGBTQ; Jewish and not Jewish; many races, ethnicities, and ages. We value every soul, young to old, and every person’s contribution to our community.
We know that we are all in this together, and that we each have to find our individual way. We honor each other’s opinions and experiences, we enlighten one another, we agree and disagree. We tell our stories and build bonds of friendship.

Friday night services begin at 8.

Religious School

We approach every child as an individual—from personalized Hebrew instruction to enabling them to help conduct Shabbat morning services. Our focus on each child successfully integrates children with special needs.

Shabbat morning classes focus on community-building and Jewish learning in a lively, interactive setting. During the week, students meet with a partner and their teacher for Hebrew lessons by videochat. Lessons are supplemented with online Hebrew games. For more information about educational opportunities at the Temple, please visit our Education page.


Recent Announcements

  • Outreach BBQ, May 31st Know anyone who is interested in finding a Jewish community?  Please invite them to our annual outreach event to share what Temple Beth Emeth is about.  This year's event ...
    Posted by Alice Hyatt
  • Sisterhood Lecture/Brunch Saturday, May 9th at 10:00 am - Guest speaker, Board President Gerard Soffian.  Topic:  Cuba - Colonial Past, Communist Present, Promising Future. $10 members/$15 non-members
    Posted May 6, 2015, 9:30 AM by Alice Hyatt
  • Tikkun L'Eil Shavuot Tikkun L'Eil Shavuot, Exploring the story of Ruth - Saturday, May 23rd from 8:00 pm - midnight.  Study the book of Ruth, make midrash (stories to fill in gaps in ...
    Posted May 6, 2015, 9:29 AM by Alice Hyatt
  • Comedy at Temple Beth Emeth - June 6 12 comedians -- one night! Join us for "Ditmas Snark," an evening of fun and comedy starring a cavalcade of talent. $25 including refreshments. 8:30 pm. Tickets at the Temple ...
    Posted May 15, 2015, 12:32 PM by Michael T. Rose
  • April Sisterhood Lecture/Brunch - April 18th The Sisterhood of Temple Beth Emeth welcomes congregant Alan Zarrow who will lecture on FDR.  Saturday morning, April 18th at 10:00 am.
    Posted Mar 26, 2015, 9:40 AM by Alice Hyatt
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For Preschoolers!

Shalom Shabbat, our Friday morning Sabbath service for small folk, is every Friday from 10 am to 10:45 am in the Sanctuary. Introduce your little ones to the joy of Shabbat! Join Rabbi Heidi Hoover in celebrating the coming of Shabbat by singing your way through the Friday evening service, followed by the Shabbat blessings (with challah and juice!). No Jewish or Hebrew knowledge is necessary. 

Shalom Shabbat welcomes infants/preschool children and their grownups -- babysitters included! New in 2014, once-a-month Saturday morning Tot Shabbat programs!

Comedy at Temple Beth Emeth - June 6

Our Community

This is the community to which we bring our hunger for learning, our spirituality, our curiosity, and our skepticism; our bond to Judaism and, sometimes, our alienation from it. We use study and prayer as jumping-in places, as means to skip over small talk and superficiality to explore our relationship with that which is greater than ourselves, whether we name it “God,” “Judaism,” “the universe,” or something else. We take our texts seriously, and we also laugh a lot.

As a community, we continue to pray for the complete and full recovery of our beloved Rabbi Emeritus, William Kloner.

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We welcome your support. All contributions to Temple Beth Emeth are tax-deductible.