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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 brunchMembership is open to males 18 years of age or older. Annual dues are your choice of either $36 or $54. For information on joining the Brotherhood, please email us at [email protected] or download a 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

 

Annual Brotherhood Meeting - June 9

The Brotherhood of Beth El Hebrew Congregation invites Brotherhood members to its Annual Meeting, which will be held on June 9, 2017, at 7:00pm in the Multi Purpose Room prior to Shabbat Services. At that time we will vote to approve the proposed FY 2017-2018 Brotherhood budget and elect our next FY 2017-2019 Brotherhood Board of Directors..

Proposed 2017-2018 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

Vacant

3rd Vice President

Ron Sturman

Treasurer

Roberto Mosse

Secretary 

Simon Gershman

At Large

Todd Cohn

At Large

Jeremy Flachs

At Large

Matt Mutterperl

Immediate Past President

Roger Smith

 

John Jankowski, President

 Brotherhood President - John Jankowski

Did You Know...?

After 16 years at Beth El, Rabbi Isserow is retiring.  We are in the process of searching for a new rabbi and would like your input.

We welcome your thoughts by email at [email protected].  We will also be at the annual congregational meeting on June 20 if you would like your voice heard.

Beth El is raising funds for a new playground?

With seed money from Cantor Jason Kaufman's concert, the JCCNV was able to start a fund with all proceeds going towards a new playground for the preschool.  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.

 

Beth El House

For more information go to https://www.bethelhebrew.org/community/beth-el-house

Beth El House enables formerly homeless families to work toward self-sufficiency and confidence.

More

 

Summer service schedule begins Friday, June 23

6:30 PM

 

upcoming events
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INSTALLATION OF NEW BOARD

Friday, June 23 @ 6:30 PM

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TWILIGHT SUMMER CONCERT

Friday, June 23 @ 7:30 PM

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SUMMER SOUL SHABBAT

July 14, 28 and August 11 @ 6:30 PM

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HIGH HOLIDAY CHOIR SCHEDULE


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