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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


Music from around the Globe

  • Posted on February 4, 2020

Sunday March 8 at 2:00 – 3:15 PM

Music From Around The Globe” will be a family friendly, public event that will feature members of our Temple community as well as professional …

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

The Women’s Club met in January with 5 people attending. Stephanie shared slides of her recent trip to Israel. We had lunch and a nice discussion of people’s experiences in Israel and other people’s hopes to go there some day. …

Men’s Club Breakfast and Discussion

  • Posted on August 14, 2019

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

The February Men’s Club Breakfast will be held 10 am Sunday, Feb 16th 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 January shift volunteering at Lord’s Table community feeding, but Linda B, Deb M, Tamar F, Janet S and I served and cleaned up after 29 meals.

Our next scheduled volunteer service is on February 6th, …

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