News & Events

Sukkah Raising and Chili Cook-off

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On erev Sukkot, Sunday, September 23 at 3:00 pm, we will decorate our sukkah on the back patio, and we need your help! Everyone is invited to help…

Celebrate Simhat Torah at TBE

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Monday, October 1--Celebrate Simhat Torah at TBE! The evening will begin with a festive dinner at 5:30 pm. The menu includes: green salad with…

High Holy Days Guide

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The High Holy Days can be a truly transformational experience, an opportunity for each person to engage in deep reflection and soul-searching within…

Be the Future Campaign Donation

The Be the Future Campaign has the dual aims of funding the renovation of the Shames Sanctuary and reducing the debt carried by the synagogue. In…

Airport Parking Promotion

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Do you have travel plans? Save on airport parking at Bradley International Airport, and help Temple Beth El at the same time! It's a "win-win." Z…

The Latest Tekiah

September-October 2018 / Elul-Tishrei-Heshvan 5778/5779 Click here to view past issues of Tekiah.

From Rabbi Katz

Preparing for the High Holy Days

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As I write this article I am studying at the Hartman Institute in Jerusalem. Being in Israel refuels me. Whether I am hiking, going for coffee, or…

Bows & Arrows

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Learning to Use Our Bows and Arrows: a High Holy Day Practice In his book ReThinking Synagogues, Rabbi Lawrence Hoffman defines religion like this:…

Here I Am - Hineni

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For some time now, we have used the phrase Just Show Up as our tagline. We understand that we create community when we Just Show Up. Recently, three…