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Temple Beth El

Offering Conservative Jewish worship since 1935

83 Chestnut Street/POBox 383
Oneonta, NY 13820
Phone: (607) 432-5522


Women’s Club News

  • Posted on January 27, 2018

Seven women met on Sunday, January 7th for a drawing lesson with Marnie. She showed us how to use a simple “V” shape to make a bird. Some birds were thin, others tall, and some looked like chickens. She asked …

Men’s Club Breakfast and Discussion

  • Posted on January 27, 2018

Men’s Club Breakfast is the third Sunday of the month.

In February, the Men’s Club Breakfast will be held 10 am Sunday, February 18th in the downstairs social hall.





Lord’s Table community feeding program

  • Posted on January 27, 2018

The Lord’s Table

Thanks to Lynda and Gary Preiser and Linda Burkhart who traveled over Franklin Mountain on a wintry eve to help at Lord’s Table on January 11th. Thanks also to our hardworking volunteers Deb Marcus and Sheila Birkett. …

Rabbi Molly Karp’s Adult Education Classes

  • Posted on January 27, 2018

Classes follow 9:30 am Torah Study

Torah study is interactive
No preparation required
We read the weekly portion together

February “Lunch and Learn”

Saturday, February 3rd and 17th at noon

Our Lunch and Learn Program will introduce

Social Action Committee

  • Posted on October 29, 2017

The Sufi Sunni Muslim community of Osmanli Dergahi invited representatives from local religious, business, government, educational, health and law enforcement entities to a gathering on October 2nd at the Tulip and Rose Cafe in Franklin.  I attended, on behalf …

Rabbi Karp’s Schedule

  • Posted on August 15, 2017

Rabbi Karp will be in Oneonta on the following Friday-Saturday dates:
She will be available at other times by phone and by e-mail.

2017 – 2018 Dates of Visits to Temple Beth El (tentative)

8/17-19                        Board Meeting (Thursday)

Religious School Calendar

  • Posted on September 5, 2016

(Sundays from 9 a.m. to noon)


September 10, 17, 24                                                                                                                       

October 1, 15, 22, 29 (8th is Columbus day weekend)                                                 

November 5, 12, 19   (26th is Thanksgiving weekend)                                                 

December 3, 10, …

Chesed Committee

  • Posted on September 5, 2016

We are very pleased to announce the re emergence of the Chesed Committee. “Chesed,” meaning Deeds of Loving Kindness, will be providing help and support to Temple members in times of need and in times of joy.  Anne Green and Bernadette