Rabbi David Spinrad’s Installation Shabbat Dinner

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So Many Ways To Get Involved!

We are an active community and offer many paths to involvement and participation, whether it's a social activity, a social cause, a baseball game or a brisket cook-off, it's happening at Beth El! Explore the many ways you can participate with us!

Beth El Federation of Temple Youth (BEFTY!)

Bringing together Jewish teens around the area and around the world to build friendships, have fun, and foster a long-term commitment to the ideals and values of Reform Judaism.

Beth El House

Providing a nurturing, structured environment where single mothers and their children are able to work toward self-sufficiency and confidence.


Uniting the men of Beth El Hebrew Congregation with educational, social, and community-based programs.

Caring Community Committee

Beth El members reach out to fellow congregants to provide a helping hand during times of illness, loneliness, or bereavement.

Culture Club

A monthly adventure to a museum, theater, or other place of cultural interest in the area.


Providing members with an opportunity for personal and spiritual growth through new and lasting friendships.

Renaissance Group

A social group for "fiftysomethingplus, empty nesters, or nearly empty nesters," whether married or single, employed or retired, featuring mostly weekend social activities designed for individuals with an active lifestyle.

Social Action

Working for justice and peace through community service and by addressing social justice and human rights issues here and around the world.

Women of Reform Judaism (Sisterhood)

Empowering the women of Beth El through stimulating social action programs and educational and social activities.

Young Professionals Group

A group for Jews in their 20s and 30s looking for fellowship and fun. Our events include happy hours, wine and cheese parties, attending services, and dining out. For more information or to share ideas, contact Maryn Simon.

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“Through sharing we all find a common ground, inspiration, hope, meaning, and, ultimately, action.”


Beth El is raising funds for a new playground?

Beth El is getting a new playground!  If you would like to donate towards this very worthy project, simply send your donations to Beth El Hebrew Congregation and notate "Playground."  If you donate on line, the playground fund is first on the list!


Lifelong Learning

Wednesdays during the school year
@ 7:00 PM
See calendar for exact dates and subjects



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Upcoming Events

Please sign up for Ushering at Beth El for Friday Night Services ​

This is a great opportunity to see and meet fellow congregants.Please use the link below to sign up: 



There are activities, meetings, services and seminars at Beth El each week, ranging from service opportunities to Jewish learning and education, drawing members and guests from throughout the Washington, D.C. area.

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