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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


Women’s Club News

  • Posted on November 25, 2018

The next Women’s Club meeting will be on Jan 13th at noon.  We will be having lunch together and discussing the book Witness by Ruth Gruber.

Ruth Gruber, a foreign correspondent for the New York Herald Tribune, writes about …

Men’s Club Breakfast and Discussion

  • Posted on November 25, 2018

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

Men’s Club Breakfast will be held 10 am Sunday, January 20th in the downstairs social hall.

Lord’s Table community feeding program

  • Posted on November 25, 2018

Thank you so much to our December volunteers, Linda Burkhart and Janet Sutta. We were short-staffed as often happens in the winter, but (with the help from June, filling in from a local church), we managed to serve 46 meals on …

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, January 12 and 26

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

Torah study is interactive – No preparation required


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 …

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