The Mitzvah of the Community Meal Temple Beth El will be providing and serving a meal again on December 19th. at the First Reformed Church, 40 East Orange Street, Lancaster, PA. We have served a meal in December and sometimes in the spring for 13 to 14 years. Many congregants have participated over the years by
Mark your calendar for Sunday, June 26 at 3:00 pm at Temple Beth El for an installation ceremony of Rabbis Rami Pavolotzky and Daniela Szuster. The rabbis will officially be installed by Rabbi Richard Hammerman, a member of the Executive Committee of the Rabbinical Assembly of Conservative Judaism. The program will include music and singing, along with the installation ceremony. A dessert reception will follow at approximately 4:15 pm. The entire community is invited to attend.
Robin Adler has been named Congregant of the Year of Temple Beth El, and will be honored by the congregation at a special service on Friday evening, June 3. 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.
She has been a member of Temple Beth El since 1984, when she first moved to Lancaster. During those 32 years, she has been involved in many aspects of congregational activities.
We hope you will join us for a special Kiddush Luncheon as we say farewell to Rabbi Geoffrey Goldberg, and wish him well in his new endeavors. The luncheon will be held following Shabbat morning services on Saturday, October 24.
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.