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Welcome to Temple Beth El

Young Family Passover Seder
Saturday, April 27, 5:00 PM
This Young Families Project Seder is for children and their families—appropriate for children of all ages, welcoming and casual. Get information here.

Join us for the 13th Annual Senior Connections Luncheon and Performance by Mark Levy
Monday, May 6, from 12:00‒2:45 PM.
Everyone is invited!
The luncheon is from 12:00‒1:00 PM. *** Advance, paid reservations are required and must be made by May 2. Make your reservation here.

Local favorite Mark Levy will entertain and enlighten us with music and stories from 1:15‒2:45 PM. No reservation needed.

Temple Beth El Jewish Community Center Reform Judaism Santa Cruz Style

Temple Beth El is a warm, welcoming,
inclusive, egalitarian community.

Join us for a single service or for a lifetime.
There is a place for everyone at Temple Beth El.
Welcome home.

Click here to learn more about Temple Beth El Aptos

Click here for information about renting our facility
for your next meeting or special event.
Temple School and Simcha Preschool foster a love of Jewish learning in a joyful, engaging and supportive community. Read More  

Daytime programs offer a rich variety of lectures, discussions, films, musical and dramatic performances, art and health workshops, luncheons, and popular community excursions. Read More. 

Santa Cruz County is at the north side of Monterey Bay, on California’s central coast. Santa Cruz is home to an old and vibrant Jewish Community.

Support Temple Beth El

Temple Beth El is a sacred community—a Kehillah Kedoshah—and we rely on the generosity of our congregants and members of the broader Santa Cruz area community. Your contribution ensures that we can continue to offer inspirational worship, stimulating educational programs and meaningful activities to build connections amongst our temple families. Thank you.

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