Temple Beth El is the largest Reform Jewish Congregation in the Rockland, and one of the larger ones in the Northern New Jersey region.   Our new Rabbi Michael Churgel, Cantor Arlene Frank, and our lay leadership welcome you to join us.



Rabbi Churgel

In November, we welcomed Rabbi Michael Churgel as the 3rd Senior Rabbi in the history of Temple Beth El at a special installation service. 

Youth Group

Youth Group


Our Temple Youth Group, SVFTY, hosted over a hundred Jewish Youth from the National Federation of Temple Youth's Garden-Empire (NJ-NY) Region.  Our Hagigah Kallah was a huge success.  

Our new site is still under construction

Our new site is still under construction

Please be patient

Welcome to the brand new Temple Beth El website. We're still working on building out parts of the site. If you find something wrong, send a note via our Contact form. Thanks! Photo credit

L'Shana Tovah

L'Shana Tovah

L'Shanah Tovah

A Happy New Year to your family from Temple Beth El!

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This Just In

Calendar Problem

The software that shows the Temple events is having an issue we can't currently resolve. It is also affecting the layout of the website. We apologize. 

To see the Temple Events Calendar, please use this web address: https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=tberockcalendar%40gmail.com&ctz=America/New_York or scroll down this page for a listing of events. 

We are working to fix the issue! - Your Temple Tech Team

Israel Trip


July 6 - 17, 2015

The Israel Trip website is live! If you click on the link below you will be directed to a webpage that will allow you to view detailed information about the trip itself (itinerary hotel and travel info, etc), and also will be able to begin the registration process by putting down a deposit and committing to joining this special pilgrimage!


Attention Athletes and Volunteers!

If you are a High School Senior, who's an athlete and a member of Temple Beth El, learn about this upcoming event.



Volunteer to Help the Homeless

Temple Beth Torah in conjunction with Helping Hands will once again provide food and shelter for the homeless during the upcoming winter. Temple Beth El is invited to join other volunteers to provide a hot dinner and shelter for the night at TBT! Learn More...



Our members and clergy welcome you to Temple Beth El, a 67 year-young Reform Jewish community located in central Rockland County, NY, serving Rockland and Northern New Jersey. 


Photo Gallery

See photos from our 2013 Simchat Torah celebration as well as our youth group's 2013 Kallah.


Youth Group

Combined social, educational, religious and social action programs to create opportunities for the synagogue’s children to create lasting friendships. Learn more about SVFTY



Read more about what's going on in our synagogue and community. 


Weekly Emails

Did you miss our weekly email update? Don't worry, there are links here, as well as a way to sign up so you are "in the know."