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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


Adult Education

  • Posted on September 24, 2019

Please join Rabbi Hirschfeld on Saturday afternoons from 12:00 to 1:30 (note the new time) for study and discussion.  If desired, please bring a dairy lunch to enjoy during Adult Ed class.

The Adult Education group will be exploring Mysticism

Women’s Club News

  • Posted on August 14, 2019

Combined Women’s and Men’s Club Breakfast

December featured the first ever Combined Women’s and Men’s Club Breakfast. Thank you to the  members of the Men’s Club for hosting the event.   A special thanks goes to Howie Gelbsman for a  delicious …

Men’s Club Breakfast and Discussion

  • Posted on August 14, 2019

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

The January Men’s Club Breakfast will be held 10 am Sunday, Jan 19th in the downstairs social hall. 

Join us for a lively discussion and breakfast.

Religious School Calendar

  • Posted on August 14, 2019

(Sundays from 9 a.m. to noon)

Hebrew School  2019-2020

Our Hebrew School provides resources for furthering your child’s Jewish education during the 30 Sunday mornings we are in session during the year. While of course most Jewish identity comes from …

Lord’s Table community feeding program

  • Posted on August 14, 2019

Attendance was light at our December 12th stint volunteering at Lord’s Table community feeding, but Linda Berkhart, Tamar Freund, Janet Sutta and I served and cleaned up after 28 meals.

Our next scheduled volunteer service is on January 9th, 2020. 

Temple …

Social Action Committee

  • Posted on April 4, 2019

Multiple community organizations have been meeting for several months regarding the problem of homelessness, made worse in cold weather, with the goal of creating overnight shelter. The Department of Social Services and Opportunities for Otsego can place people in shelters …

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