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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


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 …

Women’s Club News

  • Posted on January 25, 2019

On Sunday, April 14, 2019 four women met to hear Phyllis Sherman share her knowledge about shoulders. She gave us so much terrific information. We had a quick lesson on neck vertebra. Moving on to shoulders, we learned that the …

Men’s Club Breakfast and Discussion

  • Posted on January 25, 2019

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

Men’s Club Breakfast will be held 10 am Sunday, May 19th in the downstairs social hall.  Join us for a lively discussion and breakfast.

Lord’s Table community feeding program

  • Posted on January 25, 2019

The TBE volunteer crew on April 11th, consisting of Gary and Lynda Preiser, Janet Sutta and Hollie Jaffe, served 35 happy diners at Lord’s Table Community Feeding program.  We’re always glad to provide such a valuable service, and as happened …

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, April 6th and 27th

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

Torah study is interactive – No preparation required


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