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Welcome to Temple Beth-El, Poughkeepsie, NY


Serving the Body and Soul of the Hudson Valley

We are a vibrant and egalitarian Conservative Jewish congregation serving the Jewish and Intermarried families of Dutchess County and the Mid Hudson Valley for more than 90 years.   Whether you are seeking religious services, educational opportunities, cultural, social, or recreational activities, you will find it at Temple Beth-El.  We are a spiritual home for a diverse, inclusive congregation that cares deeply about imparting the love of Judaism to this and future generations.

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"Put your bread on the Table"

“You rush the miracle maker, you get rotten miracles.”

-- Miracle Max, The Princess Bride

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Chayenu - Fall 2019

Synagogue Offerings

Morning Services

Weekday Morning Minyan -- 7:30am
Evening/Sunday minyan by request.

Shabbat Services

Friday Evening -- 8:00pm
Saturday Morning -- 9:30am


Sunday, October 13-- 6:30 pm A 60 Minute Evening Ma'ariv service
Monday, October 14 -- 9:30am Morning Shacharit Service
Monday, October 14 -- 6:30pm Early Ma'ariv Service with Interfaith program
Tuesday, October 15 -- 9:30am Morning Shacharit Service

Shemini Atzeret

Sunday, October 20 -- 6:30pm A 60 Minute Evening Ma’ariv service with Yizkor
Monday, October 21 -- 9:30am Morning Shacharit service with Yizkor

Simchat Torah

Monday, October 21 -- 5:30pm PJ Library program for young families
Monday, October 21 -- 6:00 pm Evening Ma’ariv service & festivities
Tuesday, October 22 -- 9:30am Morning Shacharit service & festivities


Weekly Torah Readings

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Upcoming Events

Dec 15

Community Hanukah Celebration

9:30 am

Community Hanukah Celebration featuring Len Levitt and the Levity Puppets Candle lighting and Hanukah crafts, PJ LIbrary Stories and activities, light lunch, Hanukah sing-along

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Dec 18

Green Rebel: The Story of Kaptain Sunshine

6:00 pm

Kaptain Sunshine is Yossi Abramowitz, an American-Israeli solar energy visionary whose goal is to build solar fields in African nations, making Israel a "sustainable light: unto the nations".  Preview the documentary with film director Harvey Stein, discuss issues and learn more about the project.  RSVP a must! Suggested donation $5 to cover food costs.

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Dec 25

I Just Want to Watch Movies & Eat Kosher Chinese at TBE

3:00 pm

A board-game themed movie for all ages on the big screen, snacks and table board games.  After a Kosher Chinese buffet dinner, stay for another movie and leave the smaller kids in a staffed playroom.  All welcome with advance paid reservations by December 20 at noon. 

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Temple Beth-El, Poughkeepsie, NY


Office Hours

Monday - Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday Hours 9am - 12pm


118 S. Grand Avenue
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603