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TEMPLE BETH EL

2710 Genesee St.
Utica, New York 13502
Phone: (315) 724-4751

A Conservative Jewish Congregation
Established for the Worship of God, the Study of Torah,
and the Practice of Righteous Deeds

 

February
Candle Lighting

February 2 - 4:56 P.M.
February 9 - 5:06 P.M.
February 16 - 5:15 P.M.
February 23 - 5:24 P.M.
March 2 - 5:33 P.M.


Help Temple Beth El
by Making a Donation
In Honor or
In Memory
to a Temple Fund:

•The Victor H. Flax Fund
•The Dr. Leonard Levinson Cemetery Care Fund
•The Minyanaires Fund
•The David M. Philipson Fund
•The Religious School Education Fund
•The Harry N. & Eleanor L. Savett Scholarship Fund
•The Dr. Albert A Schwartz Education Fund
•Memorial Plaques
•Simcha Plaques
•Tree of Life Plaques

To Make a Donation Contact the Temple Office at
(315) 724-4751


TEMPLE BETH EL
is selling SCRIP

You may buy cards
in any amount.
Help support
TEMPLE BETH EL
by purchasing
a card today.
Stop by or call!
To see detail
on this project,
click here.


Please notify Temple of any ADDRESS CHANGES you may have for the winter months, we need these address changes if we are to continue sending the bulletin.
Thank You

Our Schedule of Daily Services

Please join us any morning, from the schedule above, that you are available, to help be part of a minyan. It is a mitzvah for you and for our service.

Our Office Hours

Monday thru Thursday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM


A Message from our Cantor

On the first Shabbat of February, we will be reading from Parshat Yitro, which means we will be reading the Ten Commandments. The Ten Commandments are generally acknowledged, both among Jews and among others, to be among the greatest sets of precepts for how to live a proper life. Their wide acceptance has provided a sort of ethical lingua franca. Even those who profess no faith at all will generally stipulate the majority of the ten (those concerning God and the Shabbat being the outsiders).

 

To read the full message, click here.


A Message from our President

With all that is happening in our world, I decided to join friends at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. observance at St. John's Baptist Church. There were attendees from all faiths, backgrounds and cultures and yet everyone had the same inspiration Dr. King emulated in his speech, "I Have A Dream." The gathering brought a true sense of community with the goal of getting along, acceptance of differences, understanding, and making the world a better place. Our community has its share of undesirable issues it has to face, but does that mean we need to allow it to continue? It has to start somewhere, so why not here? Let us, as a community, start building bridges, be more accepting of others, and continue to educate our community so that more understanding of each other can prevail.

To read the full message, click here.


A Message from our Executive Director

Dear Friends,


Let's go back in time and review some interesting facts about Purim.

 

Purim, the feast of Esther, is a holiday designed for and around a woman. Esther is the heroine, it is a story of loyalty, faith and courage. This story assures us that despite oppression and anti-Semitism, the prevailing tyrant, Haman will ultimately be over thrown.

 

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Temple Beth El's February Calendar

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