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Beth El's Ben Gotian wins County Youth Award 

09/27/2017 11:59:35 AM


Ben Gotian recently won the Milly Kilbrick Westchester County Youth Award from County Executive Rob Astorino. Ben, a Beth El member for the last 13 years, is one of only a handful of high school students in the county to receive this award for exceptional community service.

Ben, who...

Food for Thought

09/06/2017 05:44:00 PM


Congratulations to Eitan Gotian, who had his Bar Mitzvah on Monday! He did an amazing job reading Torah and leading the service. He even blew the shofar! Even more impressive? Eitan's drash was about doing mitzvot and community service with intention. Since Rosh Hashanah is right around the corner (and the centerpieces...Read more...

A Weekend of Music & Reflection

09/01/2017 11:25:20 AM


"Joey and Deborah are special people, people who help us tap into the power of music and song as vehicles to express our deepest yearnings. I am thrilled that our community will have the opportunity to learn and sing and feel uplifted by their gifts. Everyone is welcome to join us on this journey." - Rabbi David A. Schuck  


A Special Message from Rabbi David A. Schuck

08/16/2017 11:00:00 AM


The past five days have been deeply distressing in our country. Unbridled hatred was unleashed in Charlottesville, Virginia. For anyone paying attention to the trends in America, this should not have been surprising. And yet, seeing the images of racism, anti-Semitism, and rage is so painful.

It’s hard to know what we can do about all of this, and it is easy to descend into political grandstanding. But our tradition suggests one...Read more...

"Renewal" and Open  Beit Midrash  Announcement

08/02/2017 12:39:49 PM


By Rabbi Zach Sitkin

“These are the words that Moses addressed to all of Israel on the other side of the Jordan.” (Deut. 1:1)

No matter how hard I try to live in the moment time always manages to slip by too quickly. It is hard to believe...Read more...

SAVE THE DATE!Israeli Art Festival & Sale Announced for November

07/17/2017 03:36:32 PM


Full Slate Announced for Summer Israel Film Series

06/26/2017 11:18:28 AM


Press Release : Jen Vegh to Join Prestigious Jewish Professional Development Institute

06/26/2017 11:18:22 AM


Beth El Synagogue Center's Youth and Family Engagement Director Named UJA Ruskay Fellow
Jen Vegh to Join Prestigious Jewish Professional Development Institute

Jen Vegh has been recognized as an emerging leader in her field with strong experience and a “desire for growth” by the Ruskay Institute, a project of UJA-Federation...Read more...

New Teen Engagement & Education Program Set to Launch

06/20/2017 03:44:25 PM


We are excited to launch a new engagement and educational program next year open to all of our 8th to 12th graders.  As the Department of Youth and Family Engagement, we believe that formal education is one way to be engaged, though it is not the...Read more...

"Shalom Chaverim" - Rabbi Josh Dorsh Says Goodbye

06/16/2017 12:00:25 PM


Shalom Chaverim,

One of the first Hebrew songs that I learned was “Shalom Chaverim,” which is usually translated as “Goodbye My Friends.” But that translation isn’t necessarily accurate. As you may know, the word Shalom in Hebrew actually has three separate meanings: hello,...Read more...

Keep in Touch with Youth and Family Engagement 

06/15/2017 12:00:25 PM


The school year may be ending, but we're not saying goodbye! The Department of Youth and Family Engagement would like to keep in touch with your child during the summer whether they're at home, camp, or on a summer program to see how they're doing, talk about the fall, and maybe even plan a visit! Please fill...Read more...

Rabbi Schuck Thanks Nursery School for Wonderful Year

06/14/2017 12:07:52 PM


Rabbi David Schuck sent this letter to nursery school staff last week as they wrapped up their year. We wanted to share and echo the big, warm thank you the entire staff at the Nursery School for another stellar year.

In the Nursery School......

New Merchandise at Beth El Sisterhood Baum Judaica Gift Shop 

06/12/2017 03:07:37 PM


Visit the shop for all of your Judaica needs - new Shabbat merchandise! Open by appointment. E-mail for more details.  


Bonus Time this Fall at Our Nursery School!

06/06/2017 03:07:37 PM


In case you didn't know! This fall, our Nursery School will have extended hours! Click the image to contact us for more information.


Just In! Singing and Study at June 17th Shabbat Afternoon

06/06/2017 03:07:26 PM


Join us for a special Shabbat Afternoon of singing and study! June 17th - an evening for the soul. Open to all. 


Beth El Names New Full-Time Assistant Rabbi

06/05/2017 04:54:56 PM


Rabbi Zachary Sitkin has been named full-time assistant rabbi of Beth El Synagogue Center in New Rochelle. Associate Rabbi Joshua Dorsch is assuming the role of Senior Rabbi at Tifereth Israel Synagogue in San Diego. Sitkin, who...Read more...

Beth El Blog

06/05/2017 04:52:44 PM


Introducing the Beth El Blog! Here, you will find news, interviews, events, and so much more about our community. Stay tuned!

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