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


Candle Lighting 5774

January 6 - 4:23 P.M.
January 13 - 4:31 P.M.
January 20 - 4:39 P.M.
January 27 - 4:48 P.M.
February 3 - 4:58 P.M.

Help Temple Beth El
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. and Eleanor L. Savett Scholarship Fund
The Dr. Albert A Schwartz Education Fund
Memorial Plaques
Simcha Plaques
Tree of Life Plaques

is selling SCRIP.
You may buy cards in any amount.

Help support TEMPLE
by purchasing a card today.
Stop by or call!

To see detail
on this project,
click here.

Regious School celebrated Hanukkah with
the residents of
the Sitrin Health Care Center

Click here to view the fun.

A Message from our Cantor

Among the gems of wisdom I gleaned from my mother was this: ―The only constant is change.‖ Everything is in motion, and we find that we often feel like Alice who is told by the Red Queen, ―Here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place.‖ While we may not resist change per se, our default expectation seems to be that change is probably not going to be for the better. So as we encounter change we are wary. Intellectually, we tell ourselves that change is necessary, but other parts of the brain gear up for fight or flight.

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A Message from our President

I received this from a friend and would like to share it with you. I cannot find the author.

I dreamed that I went to Heaven and an angel was showing me around. We walked side-by-side inside a large workroom filled with angels.
My angel guide stopped in front of the first section and said, "This is the Receiving Section. Here, all petitions to God said in prayer are received.

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A Message from our Executive Director

Dear Friends,

This message is not based on the Torah, halakha, the Talmud or anything particularly Jewish, but I feel it is very important for anyone who drives, or will be driving, to be aware of in the future.

After receiving this from a friend I tried it. It does work. I think it is a mitzvah to be safe and able to control your vehicle in inclement weather; that is the connection to Judaism.

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Temple Beth El's January Calendar

Jan Cal.