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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


Rabbi Molly Karp’s Adult Education Classes

  • Posted on October 27, 2018

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

Saturday, November 10th and  December 1st

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

Torah study is interactive – No

Religious School Calendar

  • Posted on October 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 …

Women’s Club News

  • Posted on October 25, 2018

Four of us got together at the October Women’s Club meeting. We had lunch and Stephanie shared her experience with hearing loss. We learned how to interpret an audio-gram and we had an opportunity to listen to a modern digital …

Men’s Club Breakfast and Discussion

  • Posted on October 25, 2018

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

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





Lord’s Table community feeding program

  • Posted on October 25, 2018

With a scant crew of four, we managed to serve 48 dinners at Lord’s Table on October 11th. Thanks to Linda Burkhart, Deb Marcus, and new recruit Janet Sutta. It was hot in the kitchen and we worked hard, but …

Annual Congregational Meeting

  • Posted on May 30, 2018

Thursday, June 21 at 7:00 PM

Members of Temple Beth El are invited to attend this very important meeting. We will vote on Board members, and two proposed changes to the by-laws. …

A Season of Faith and Understanding

  • Posted on March 26, 2018

Oneonta is a small but diverse community even when it comes to faith. Choosing to respect and understand one another, including how we pray, strengthens our bonds. Our unique religious beliefs and identities form the basis for promoting a more …

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)

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