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Dear Friends: Please join us for our upcoming congregational meeting, scheduled for Wednesday, December 12 at 7:30pm. During this meeting, we’ll provide updates on our real estate and merger efforts… read more

Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey‘s 21st annual Mitzvah Day which will be held on Sunday November 18 at 50 Eisenhower Drive in Paramus. Mark your calendar and join us… read more

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 7:00 P.M. This year’s service will be hosted by United Methodist Church at Demarest 109 HARDENBURGH AVENUE Everyone is invited to join in this service of thanksgiving.… read more

Its the 8th Annual Neighbor to neighbor holiday gift program. Help a local family in need this holiday season! Sign up by Nov 9 The Neighbor to Neighbor Holiday Gift… read more

A fun social mixer with classic rock and good times! The Rummies The Rummies are a band of boys who refuse to grow up and love playing Classic Rock ‘n… read more

  CHANUKKAH FAMILY SERVICE & HAGIGAH   Friday, December 7, 2018 6:30pm Lighting of the Outdoor Menorah 6:45pm Shabbat Service with 101 Menorahs Featuring participation by all of our Religious… read more

As we approach the joyous celebration of Chanukkah, and as you prepare to gather with loved ones to kindle the lights of your Menorah, we ask that you purchase a… read more

The High Holidays represent a special time to connect with the Jewish community. Through the EZ Key program, synagogues in the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey catchment area are… read more

Traditionally, summertime means a little less temple activity for our families and leadership. But we’ve been keeping up our breakneck pace, continuing our work on the merger with Temple Beth… read more

  Join us for Temple Beth El’s  Tot Shabbat for 2-5 year olds and their grownups Friday, January 11th @ 5:15 pm BLESSINGS SINGING AND STORY in the Chapel with… read more

Sunday, September 23 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm Join us (rain or shine) for a fabulous celebration of Judaism’s Original Harvest Festival! Featuring: Delicious dinner Sukkah decorating Hayrides! Interactive Sukkot activities… read more

Temple Beth El Nursery School, established in 1958 and now directed by Barbara Weinberg, provides a nurturing and trusting environment where children are free to explore, experiment and learn about… read more

On Friday, October 12, at 7:30 pm, Temple Beth El will honor Rabbi Fredric Pomerantz for 50 years in the Rabbinate! Join us as we celebrate Shabbat on October 12,… read more

Mark Samitt was a beloved family man, devoted friend, Temple Beth Or board member, runner, and successful business professional who died at age 52 in May 2015 after a long… read more

After the great news that both Temple Beth El and Temple Beth Or have signed a merger agreement; now on behalf of the merged entity, Temple Beth El is now… read more

We are excited to announce that the Temple Beth El of Northern Valley Nursery School now has a public Facebook page! Please like our page and share it with your… read more

Our new Interim Director, Barbara Weinberg has served the Temple Beth El community with distinction for the past 16 years as a head teacher in the Nursery School. She has demonstrated the… read more

Tekiyah! Interested in learning how to blow Shofar for Rosh HaShannah? Want to join the Shofar Choir? Contact the Temple Office at office@tbenv.org or call 201-768-5112 to sign up for… read more

Take this opportunity to advertise in our Temple Beth El bulletin.  Advertise your business or tell a friend  about advertising.  Your ad can be as large as a full page or… read more

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Genesis 12:1−17:27 D’var Torah By: Edwin C. Goldberg Answers Are Important, But Questions Matter More Who’s there?” is the first thing we read in Shakespeare’s Hamlet. It encapsulates the topic… read more

Genesis 6:9−11:32 D’var Torah By: David Segal for ReformJudaism.org The world’s first “skyscraper” was built after the great Flood. All of humanity, unified by a single language, decided to build… read more

Genesis 1:1−6:8 Deconstructing Adam D’var Torah By: David Segal for ReformJudaism.org Biblical literalism is on the rise. You can see it in the growth of Bible-based mega-churches where the “word… read more

Holidays Exodus 33:12–34:26 D’var Torah By: Shira Milgrom for ReformJudaism.org The Torah reading for the Shabbat of Sukkot (Exodus 33:12–34:26) includes the reconciliation between God and Moses following the Golden… read more

OFFICERS Co-President Angela Schuster Co-President Joel Rubin Vice President open Immediate Past President David Fischer Immediate Past President Steve Verp Treasurer Jeff Silver  Financial Secretary Sarahjane Nacht  Recording Secretary Ellen… read more

Zichronam Livracha, may their memories be for a blessing. Yahrzeits are observed on the nearest Sabbath following the date of death. The following loved ones will be remembered at Sabbath… read more

Temple Beth El of Northern Valley is located at: 221 Schraalenburgh Road Closter, New Jersey 07624  Our main office phone number is 201-768-5112 View Larger Map From George Washington Bridge: … read more

“Though you may have given already, give yet again even a hundred times, for it says, ‘Give, surely give…’” [Deuteronomy 15:10] DONATE NOW to our featured temple funds!! Jewish Enrichment… read more

On any given day you are likely to see Barbara Stambler walking through the temple with a guitar strapped on.  Barbara has the privilege of teaching music to all of… read more

James Rensink is a world renowned musician whose scope and abilities make him unique. He has performed with the world’s leading organizations and artists as baritone, pianist, organist, conductor, composer… read more

  Please meet Rabbi Beth Kramer-Mazer, Director of Congregational Learning! A lifelong Reform Jew with pluralistic leanings, Rabbi Beth grew up in an engaged Jewish household in Sudbury, Massachusetts.  Beginning… read more

Rabbi David S. Widzer has been the spiritual leader of Temple Beth El of Northern Valley since July 2012.  Raised in the suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio, Rabbi Widzer describes himself… read more

Our Values Our Values Mission Statement The Mission of Temple Beth El is to provide a spiritual home in which to preserve, cultivate and enhance Reform Judaism in the Northern… read more

  It is not too late to register your child!  Click here for Religious School Registration form Click here for Nursery School Registration forms. Need more information on our Religious… read more