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Beth El Hebrew Brotherhood logoThe Brotherhood of Beth El Hebrew Congregation was founded to unite the men of the Congregation for all purposes conducive to the well-being and progress of both Beth El Hebrew Congregation and the cause of Reform Judaism. Our mission is to create a sense of community among the members of the Brotherhood, their families, and the Congregation.

Brotherhood brunch

Membership is open to males 18 years of age or older. Annual dues are your choice of either $36, $54, or $72. For information on joining the Brotherhood, please email us at [email protected]. You can also download the membership application.

Men of Reform Judaism (MRJ) was founded in 1923 as the National Federation of Temple Brotherhoods (NFTB). It officially changed its name in May 2007 to the Men of Reform Judaism to serve Jewish men, Reform Judaism and its local congregations. MRJ is affiliated with URJ. Please read more at www.menrj.org.

 

Brotherhood gives generously to Beth El.

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Brotherhood of Beth El Youth Scholarship Application Form and Instructions

Photo Album

Final 2018-2019 Budget

Proposed 2017-2019 Board of Directors

2016 Brotherhood Constitution

 

Brotherhood Catering

 

Catered eventOur basic service provides you with planning assistance, attractive dining room arrangements, food preparation with varied menus, and hot or cold buffets. Optional extras include plated, waiter served appetizers and entrees, bartending service, and passed hors d'oeuvres. A variety of linen colors are also available.  Please contact Brotherhood at [email protected].

You will need to make separate arrangements for Social Hall rental (contact the Temple office at 703 370 9400), flowers or other decorations. We can provide bud vases at no extra cost.

The following optional items also require separate arrangements: alcoholic beverages, decorated cake, music or other entertainment, room decorations, photographer/videographer.

 

Brotherhood Leadership

President

John Jankowski

1st Vice President

Jeffrey Sachs

2nd Vice President

Stuart Davis

3rd Vice President

Ron Sturman

Treasurer

Roberto Mosse

Secretary 

Matt Mutterperl

At Large

Todd Cohn

At Large

Jeremy Flachs

At Large

Joel Augen

Immediate Past President

Roger Smith

 

John Jankowski, President

 Brotherhood President - John Jankowski

Did You Know...?

Early Childhood Learning Center Registration Open!

Information for the 2019-2020 Program Registration is available

 

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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

 

ALIVE!

For more information about ALIVE! go to alive-inc.org.

Upcoming Events

 

We have a very special service January 18 at 7:30 p.m. in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. and his heroic work.

We will be joined by our talented 5th grade class and singer-songwriter, LEA.

Trivia Night

Come for a fast and fun night of trivia, food and comaraderie on Saturday, March 2, 2019, 6:00 pm, at Beth El.  Adults and teens (7th grade and up) can play!  The cost is $35 per person (includes: dinner and participation), BYOB.  Bring cash to buy optional extra chits to help your table become the champion!  Separate, supervised Kids Night Out - $10 per child (6th grade and younger; includes casual dinner, movie & games).  RSVP: by Monday, February 18, Advance Ticket Sales Only. Register here  Questions: Contact Anne Levy, [email protected]  Proceeds will go to the Beth El Playground Fund.

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 to sign up:

 

Support During Shutdown                         

As the frustrating government shutdown drags on, we extend our sympathies during this anxious time for you and your family. While Beth El Hebrew Congregation is not a direct service provider, we can offer temporary dues relief until the shutdown has ended. We hope this resource list can be an asset during this difficult time and pray for an immediate resolution:

 

What Furloughed Workers Need to Know About Filing for Unemployment Benefits: https://tinyurl.com/yd3v7w29

A Furloughed Federal Employee’s Guide to Filing for Unemployment: https://tinyurl.com/y9qltsjt

U.S. Office of Personnel Management Furlough Guidance: tps://tinyurl.com/y8sg3mum

Alexandria Center for Economic Support: https://tinyurl.com/yd66o7mj

Coordinated Services Fairfax County: https://tinyurl.com/y8f9e4vg

Local Restaurants Offering Free or Discounted Meals and More: https://tinyurl.com/ybmozmt3

 

                  


 

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.

the full calendar