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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


Congregational Meeting

  • Posted on January 27, 2019

Sunday, March 3 at 11:00 a.m.

We will meet in the social hall to discuss the future of our synagogue and how a rabbi fits into our vision. Please attend.

Women’s Club News

  • Posted on January 25, 2019

The Women’s Club hosted a meeting with the Oneonta Police Department at 11:00 this past Sunday. Twelve people attended the presentation about how to stay safe in the event of an active shooter situation. Sargent Eric Berger and Detective Timons …

Men’s Club Breakfast and Discussion

  • Posted on January 25, 2019

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

This month, however, Men’s Club Breakfast will be held 10 am Sunday, March 31st in the downstairs social hall.

Lord’s Table community feeding program

  • Posted on January 25, 2019


Our crew at Lord’s Table served 54 very happy Valentine diners on February 14th. Thanks to Gary and Lynda Preiser, Deb Marcus, and Janet Sutta – as always, we worked hard but had a pleasant time kibbitzing in the

Religious School Calendar

  • Posted on November 26, 2018

(Sundays from 9 a.m. to noon)

Religious School News

On the first day of Hebrew School this year, which fell on the Sunday between Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur, we welcomed our neighbor from down the street, Rabbi Meir Rubashkin …

Rabbi Molly Karp’s Adult Education Classes

  • Posted on November 25, 2018

Shabbat Torah Study followed by
Rabbi Molly Karp’s Adult Education Classes

Saturday, March 9 and 23

Shabbat Torah Study:  at 9:30 am, following 9 am “coffee and schmooze”. 

Torah study is interactive – No preparation required


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 …

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