Welcome to Beth El - Poughkeepsie

  • Welcome

    Temple Beth El is a vibrant and egalitarian Conservative Jewish congregation serving the Jewish people of Dutchess and the Mid Hudson Valley for more than 80 years.

  • Celebrate

    Our award-winning religious school brings students together to learn and celebrate.

  • Community

    Shofar Over the Hudson combines the sound of the Shofar with the natural beauty of the Hudson River.  For centuries the sound of the Shofar has provided a moment of awakening and inspiration for the Jewish people.

  • History

    With expanding membership Temple Beth El needed a larger building.  In 1959 the congregation moved from Montgomery Street to our present home on 118 South Grand Avenue.

  • Goals

    A house of prayer: aiding our members in their search for meaning in life, fulfilling the spiritual needs and longing of our Jewish community, providing a path that brings us closer to each other and to God.

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Bulletin

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NEW:  FEBRUARY - MARCH (Pdf)

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Mission Statement

Temple Beth-­El of Poughkeepsie, a Conservative synagogue in the beautiful Hudson Valley, welcomes people from a wide range of backgrounds. MORE

 


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News

News and Events

RIVALRY & REDEMPTION

Annual Joint Shabbaton with Vassar Temple

March 17-18, 2017 with guest speaker Dr. Diane Sharon, scholar and teacher in Hebrew Bible, Comparative Religion and Ancient Near Eastern Literature.  She will examine Biblical relationship patterns that reflect our own modern dilemmas, offering models for reconciliation when neighbors / families are divided by their political and social positions.   FLIER

 

 

RABBI VICTOR'S CLASS

Join us at the Crafted Kup on Raymond Ave on Tuesdays at 12:30pm  Blog 

TEMPLE BETH-EL's GOT TALENT, March 2017 & we want you!  GOT TALENT?

 

 

PURIM

Saturday, March 11 Megillah Reading & FUN and Sunday, March 12 Purim carnival. Watch for additional information

 

 

 

 

SCHOOL

For more information about our Hebrew or Religious School programs contact Rabbi Miriam

Closings found on Cancellations.com

 

Service Times

First Fridays at 6:30pm, other Fridays at 7:30pm,  Saturdays at 9:30am

Morning minyan held weekdays at 7:30am. Evening / Sunday minyan held by request.  

 

Office Hours

Normal business hours are 9 to 5 Monday through Thursday and until noon on Friday.

In case of inclement weather, closings will be posted here.

 

 

Berney Library Catalog

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Support Us

There are many ways to support Temple Beth-El.  All members provide support through membership dues.  Details on the Dues structure are found HERE.

Besides dues, there are many SPECIAL FUNDS to which contributions may be made for specific purposes.  View our DONATION WISH LIST to itemize specific needs of Temple Beth-El.


 

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