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Annual Meeting 2024

Posted on May 28, 2024

Join us on June 11 at 6:30pm  for the Annual Meeting where we will review the 2023-2024 fiscal year, vote on incoming board members, celebrate volunteers, and enjoy a free Shavuot dinner. Registration is requested if you have not done so through other invitations.   Officer Nominations for the 2024-2025 Fiscal Year: President Evan Spindelman Vice-President Continue Reading »

Board Meeting Recap | 3/12/2024

Posted on March 13, 2024

The board meeting on March 12 was focused around the progress of the task forces created in the strategic plan.  Advancing Conservative Judaism committee identified future initiatives such as educational videos and classes on rituals, adult education opportunities, a local Shabbaton, and a review of the High Holy Day services.  Communications committee presented a report Continue Reading »

September 2019

Posted on December 16, 2019

As we prepare for High Holy Days this year, TBE has posed the question “What’s Your Why?” Why are you proud to be a Jew or part of a Jewish community? What does it mean to live a Jewish life? All of us have the power of choice, yet we choose to identify and live Continue Reading »

January/February 2019

Posted on December 16, 2019

As I reflect upon my first six months as TBE President, I want to report on a few updates and progress our staff and volunteers are making against many of the goals and objectives we set out to achieve this year. First and foremost, I am very appreciative of the efforts our Construction and Design Continue Reading »

September/October 2018

Posted on December 16, 2019

“It’s a hell of a start, being able to recognize what makes you happy.” – Lucille Ball Does anyone know the secret to living a happier life? Is there a science to happiness? In the race to find what we think will ultimately bring us joy, are we are actually hurting our chances of getting Continue Reading »

July/August 2018

Posted on December 16, 2019

It is both an honor and a privilege to begin my term as President of Temple Beth El.  I am also equally as pleased to have the opportunity to introduce two new members of our Senior Staff, Hazzan Randall Levin and Jody Dietz, Limmud Religious School Director.  Hazzan Levin comes to TBE with more than six Continue Reading »

May/June 2018

Posted on December 16, 2019

Every congregation, regardless of which movement they belong to, has certain traditions when it comes to prayer ritual. Our ritual committee has created a policy in regards to our ritual during services in concert with the Rabbi and Hazzan. At Temple Beth El, the standard practice for those going onto the bimah or being called Continue Reading »

July to September 2017

Posted on December 16, 2019

Well that was fast! My first year as President of Temple Beth El has flown by.  As I look back upon my first year, I’d like to share my observations with you. As President, you are presented with a different vantage point of seeing the synagogue’s inner workings.  In speaking with our Past Presidents they Continue Reading »

January to March 2017

Posted on December 16, 2019

In the fall the excitement of the high holidays and new school year was upon us.  I wrote and spoke of all the new programming TBE has to offer.  One of the reasons I agreed to become President of our synagogue was to continue the work of our previous leaders in moving TBE forward. At Continue Reading »

October 2016

Posted on December 16, 2019

Where to begin?  What to write? I have never been President of anything before.  I have never before written an article as President.  However, I have been part of a community, so this is where I will begin… We are all connected to multiple communities.  We might be connected through our neighborhoods, our schools, social Continue Reading »