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Temple Beth El Welcomes Guest Cantor for High Holidays

This year, we welcome Rabbi Chaim Galfand, who is joining us as our guest cantor during the High Holidays. Chaim has served as cantor for the High Holidays in Troy, New York; Havertown and Wynnewood, PA, and in Aberdeen, NJ. Twice a month he leads a Carlebach Friday night minyan at Temple Beth Hillel-Beth El in Wynnewood where he and his family are members.

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2015-16 Religious School Enrollment is Now Available

Registration for school year 2015-16 is now available.

We are excited to announce that classes are now being offered at NO COST to members of Temple Beth El. We are also making other changes to our program to allow students to become more involved and comfortable in their Jewish identity.

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Conversational Hebrew Course is Offered

In honor of Temple Beth El’s Beit Mitzvah Celebration of 13 years of achievement, expert teachers Edna and Zvi Naveh are offering a Unique Opportunity for two levels of Conversational Hebrew, an introductory and an intermediate course.

Both courses are offered on 9 Sunday mornings (avoiding both Jewish and U.S. holidays), after minyan, from 9:45 to 11:15 am. Classes begin on Sunday, August 16 and will run through December. For more information, please call the temple at 717-581-7891.

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Sisterhood’s 2015 Woman of the Year – Sue Wolf

The Sisterhood of Temple Beth El is proud to announce that Sue Wolf has been selected as our 2015 Woman of the Year. Sue will be honored at our Sisterhood opening program, a Paid Up Membership Brunch on Sunday, October 4 at 9:45 am at the temple.

Sue is a member of the Sisterhood board, and has volunteered in numerous areas for Sisterhood. She chairs our Leagram anniversary cards, regularly prepares meals for Sisterhood programs, and is a member of the Bereavement Committee, and she does so much more as a Sisterhood volunteer. Watch for more information about our Sisterhood Paid Up Membership Brunch when we will honor this most deserving Sisterhood member.

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2015 Jewish Food Festival is Tremendous Success

Our 12th Annual Jewish Food Festival was incredibly successful as we opened our doors to the community to enjoy our delicious Kosher Feast of Jewish and Israeli foods.

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Sherry Ostroff is Named 2015 Congregant of the Year

Sherry Ostroff has been named Congregant of the Year of Temple Beth El, and will be honored by our congregation at a special service in June. This annual recognition is given to a congregant who repeatedly volunteers his or her services to the Temple and best embodies its ideals and those of Judaism.

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