COMMUNITY AT A GLANCE

 

This page summarizes our Temple Beth-El community.

Click on the title to the left to learn more about the community group that interests to you.

      Brotherhood Attend monthly meetings, participate in special just-for-men Brotherhood events, help out at select temple and community-service events, and enjoy the camaraderie of others.
              
    Chesed (Caring) Team Our Chesed Team helps people in various times of need. When our congregants are chronically or acutely ill, recovering from an operation, experiencing a period of bereavement or simply going through a tough time, our Chesed Team provides support—and partners with our clergy to make sure members get the care they need.
           
     Club Chai Have you been a member of the congregation for more than 18 years? Come join other long-time temple members for fun activities and programs.
           
     Familyhood Join other young families with children from birth through high-school age in programs that will foster a social, religious, and spiritual connection to the larger Temple Beth-El community.
                       
    Gay and Lesbian Inclusion (GLIC)              Feel at home with programs designed for the gay and lesbian community—LGBTQ, their families and friends, and non-temple members are welcome.
                     
Great-Full Many local public school students receive hot meals or subsidized lunches during the school year. Our Great-Full participants meet before Great Neck school breaks to shop for food and pack the items that will be donated to local families who are food insecure.
 
Healing Resources Learn all the ways that Temple Beth-El is here to help you in troubled times.
   
Oneg Mensch Committee
If you love baking, join this lovely group whose members contribute treats to our weekly Friday night oneg and special occasions. This is a great opportunity for those who’d like to prepare baked goods on a regular or semi-regular basis.
                
Our Youth Know that our youth is our future; learn about the programs oriented specifically to them.
        
Sisterhood Be Empowered. Be Enriched. Be Engaged. Join the women of Temple Beth-El to participate in fascinating programs, social activities and social action projects.
   
TriBE Small groups comprised of about 10 participants each meet monthly at a member’s home. TriBE groups form around specific interests or common life stages.
   
Tzedek (Social Action) Team Many opportunities are available under the Tzedek umbrella. Whether you’d like to advocate for a cause or find ways to help the local community, join this group of like-minded social-justice activists.
   
Volunteers If you have some free time, the temple is always looking for volunteers to help with activities and projects, including office work, event planning and holidays.