Thursday, August 24, 2017


 registration open

Please be sure to register today!

SMALL GROUP HEBREW FOR GRADES 3-6 will be offered during the following times:
  • Sunday at 9:00 AM
  • Sunday at 12:45 PM
  • Tuesday at 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday at 4:00 PM
  • Thursday at 4:00 PM
All groups meet for one hour at the Temple. Groups may be offered on weekdays
at the JCC by request. If these times do not work for your family, please be in touch so we can work out a plan.
We would like to be able to provide you with your first choice for
Small Group Hebrew. The sooner you register, the easier it will be
for us to accommodate your family's needs.   

High Holy Days Services 2017-5778 


  • Selichot: Sat., Sept. 16, 7:00 PM
  • Rosh Hashanah Evening: Wed., Sept. 20, 8:00 PM
  • Rosh Hashanah Morning: Thurs., Sept. 21, 10:00 AM
  • Children’s Service: Thurs., Sept. 21, 3:00 PM
  • Family Reception: Children’s Service: Thurs., Sept. 21, 3:00 PM
    Family Reception: Following Children’s Service
  • Tashlich: Thurs., Sept. 21, 4:30 PM
  • Second Rosh Hashanah: Fri., Sept. 22, 10:30 AM
  • Rosh Hashanah Lunch: Fri., Sept. 22, 12:00 PM
  • Cemetery Pilgrimage: Sun., Sept. 24, 11:00 AM
  • Kol Nidre: Fri., Sept. 29, 8:00 PM
  • Yom Kippur Morning: Sat., Sept. 30, 10:00 AM
  • Musical Interlude: Following Morning Service Alternative Service:
    Sat., Sept. 30, 2:00 PM
  • Children’s Service: Sat., Sept. 30, 2:00 PM
  • Afternoon Liturgy & Song: Sat., Sept. 30, 3:30 PM
  • Yizkor/Concluding Service: Sat., Sept. 30, 4:30 PM
  • Break the Fast: Sat., Sept. 30, 6:30 PM
  • Sukkot Festival Service: Wed., Oct. 4, 5:45 PM
  • New Member Sukkot Service & Dinner: Fri., Oct. 6, 5:45 PM
  • Shemini Atzeret/Yizkor: Wed., Oct. 11, 5:45 PM
  • Simchat Torah Celebration/85th Consecration Wed., Oct. 11, 6:00 PM

For more High Holy Day Resources


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Upcoming Summer Events at Temple

Friday, August 25, 2017.

Join us join us for a festive Shabbat Picnic and a worship Service where the birds sing along!

Come as you are to our Julie Claire Gutterman Patio and enjoy a family barbecue followed by a Shabbat Service Under the Stars.

This beautiful evening is planned especially for current, new and prospective members — in other words, for everyone! This year we will also be sharing this special Shabbat with our friends from Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim, Charleston, SC. Please invite friends to come and share the warmth and vitality of our Synagogue and the beauty of our biblical garden.

It’s happening on Friday, August 25, 2017.

The picnic will begin at 5:30 pm, followed by a 7:00 pm Worship Service. There will be activities for children and a special Oneg after the service. The cost for dinner is a mere $10.00 for Temple members.
All non-member guests are invited to join us free of charge.

Send a check to: 

Temple Beth-El,
70 Orchard Ave.,
Providence, RI 02906,

or RSVP via phone 401-331-6070, or on Chaverweb.
Include $10.00 for each Temple member, and your name and phone number.

Please let us know how many guests you will bring, and how many would prefer a vegetarian dinner option.And do come, rain or shine!

High Holy Day Food Drive 2017

The Social Action Committee is once again preparing for the annual High Holy Day Food Drive.

In preparation for High Holy Days, the Temple’s Social Action Committee is organizing our annual food drive.

Once again, we are fortunate to have as partners: Admiral Packaging, supplying the grocery bags; Fox

Tag and Label Company, donating bag labels, and Chex Finer Foods, allowing us to buy food at cost. Eastside Marketplace will lend us grocery carts.

Dates to remember:
Rosh Hashanah: September 20, 21, 22.
Bags to be distributed after services.

Yom Kippur: September 29, 30.
Bring filled bags to temple.

Food sorting: October 1, at 10 am.
Volunteers of all ages welcome!

As an alternative to shopping, filling and carrying heavy bags, Chex Fine Foods will do the work for you. Please complete the form below.

Print Form

Best wishes for a sweet and prosperous New Year from the Food Drive Subcommittee:
Lilliane & Frank Birch
Carolyn Winter
Lenore Piper Bunting, chair

August/September Shofar

Featured Events

Selichot at Temple Beth-El

Saturday, September 16, 2017
Welcoming The New Year!
7:00 PM Meditative Selichot prayers led by the TBE clergy
8:00 PM Film and Discussion - “The Lives of Others” (Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film)


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