Welcome… Come as you are!

We are a Reform congregation dedicated to Judaism as a living and growing faith. Wherever you're coming from in your relationship with Judaism, this is a place to explore where you want to go.


In 2017/2018, Temple Beth Emeth v'Ohr Progressive Shaari Zedek and Progressive Temple Beth Ahavath Sholom began consolidating into one new congregation, called 
B'ShERT: 
Beth Shalom v'Emeth Reform Temple
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We Are All Made in God’s Image 
Schedule of Weekly ServicesThere is a community event or Torah study every Friday evening at 7 pm, followed by services at 8 pm. Please call the office for the most up-to-date schedule. Saturday morning services are at 11 am; on most Saturday mornings, there is a Family Service in the sanctuary and a simultaneous Minyan Service in the community room. When there is a bar or bat mitzvah or a holiday, there is one Shabbat service only (sometimes referred to as a combined service), and it takes place in the sanctuary.

Find Us: Our temple is located at 83 Marlborough Road, at the corner of Marlborough and Church Ave. The entrance is at the right side of the building on Marlborough Road at the ramp.

Giving Reminder: Your tax-deductible support is needed and deeply appreciated as we work to balance our budget and maintain our historic, century-old building. You can donate directly online or by mail. All contributions are tax-deductible, and many employer match programs will multiply your support.

Accessibility: We would like to do our best to welcome and accommodate all. Our building is not fully physically accessible for wheelchair users or those who cannot navigate stairs, but there is a ramp to the outside door, and the sanctuary, community room, and ground floor restrooms are accessible. Please call the temple office at 718-282-1596 or email templebeth83@aol.com with any questions about accessibility

Our Spring 2018 Adult Learning classes are in full swing!

Recent Announcements

  • Potluck Dinner - June 8th Join us on Friday evening, June 8th at 6:30 pm for our summer salad potluck (dairy).  You bring a salad, vegetarian dish or dessert and Temple will provide wine ...
    Posted Jun 5, 2018, 10:11 AM by Alice Hyatt
  • June 10: Gala Luncheon honoring Cantor Suzanne Bernstein SAVE THE DATESUNDAY JUNE 10, 2018GALA LUNCHEONHonoring Cantor Suzanne BernsteinAt Rex ManorMusic-Dancing-Celebrating a Wonderful Year TogetherCall the office or email for reservation ...
    Posted May 23, 2018, 8:44 AM by Michael Rose
  • Erev Shavuot - Saturday, May 19th Join Our Temple FamilyIn Celebration of the Giving of the Torah at Mt. Sinai  Erev Shavuot - Saturday, May 19, 2018 A Dairy Dinner will be served at 6:30 ...
    Posted Apr 23, 2018, 8:25 AM by Alice Hyatt
  • May Sisterhood Lecture/Brunch - May 5th Join the Temple Beth Emeth Sisterhood on May 5th as they welcome guest speaker and congregant Alan Zarrow.  Topic:  Famous But Possibly Forgotten Crime Scenes in American History.  Brunch, 9 ...
    Posted Apr 20, 2018, 7:15 AM by Alice Hyatt
  • Sisterhood Brunch/Lecture - April 28th Guest Speaker – Jonathan Schwartz Topic:  Make Plans and G-D will laugh  The Sisterhood of Temple Beth Emeth proudly presents Jonathan Schwartz, longtime friend and partner in crime to TBE ...
    Posted Apr 12, 2018, 5:00 AM by Alice Hyatt
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Our Community

This is the community to which we bring our hunger for learning, our spirituality, our curiosity, and our skepticism; our bond to Judaism and, sometimes, our alienation from it. We use study and prayer as jumping-in places, as means to skip over small talk and superficiality to explore our relationship with that which is greater than ourselves, whether we name it “God,” “Judaism,” “the universe,” or something else. We take our texts seriously, and we also laugh a lot.

For Preschoolers

Shalom Shabbat, our Friday morning Sabbath service for small folk, is every Friday from 10 am to 10:45 am in the Sanctuary. Introduce your little ones to the joy of Shabbat! Join Rabbi Heidi Hoover in celebrating the coming of Shabbat by singing your way through the Friday evening service, followed by the Shabbat blessings (with challah and juice!). No Jewish or Hebrew knowledge is necessary. 

Shalom Shabbat welcomes infants/preschool children and their grownups -- babysitters included!

Rabbi William Kloner z''l
The entire community mourns the passing of our beloved Rabbi Emeritus on October 12, 2017.

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