Youth Groups

Rabbi David Spinrad’s Installation Shabbat Dinner

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Youth Organizations

Beth El has three youth groups, beginning in fourth grade. Each of these groups hold multiples events throughout the school year. Some examples of past events are: Havdalah and Movie Night, BEFTY goes Ice Skating, Mezuzah-Making Madness, and BEFTY Cutthroat Kitchen Shul-In.

  • Club 45 (4th and 5th graders)
  • Club 67 (6th and 7th graders)
  • BEFTY (8th – 12th grades)

BEFTY is a member of NFTY-MAR, the Mid-Atlantic Region of the North American Federation of Temple Youth. For information on our Youth Groups, please contact the Religious School office at [email protected]



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Lifelong Learning

Wednesdays during the school year
@ 7:00 PM
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Upcoming Events

Monday, September 24

Sukkot services starts at

10:30 am

sukkot potluck luncheon starts at



Sunday, September 23, 9:00am to 12:30pm

Build Sukkah


Tuesday, September 25, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

 Please join us for Voter Registration Phonebank Training and Outreach

at Beth El Hebrew Congregation 


  SEPTEMBER 2, 3, 10,19, 24 




Rabbi Spinrad's Installation Dinner 

Want to attend Rabbi David Spinrad’s Installation Shabbat Dinner on Friday, October 5th at 6:00 PM?

Please RSVP by Sunday, September 22nd. Return this form: Rabbi Installation Dinner

to the temple office with payment made out to BEHC.

(Seating is limited to 200 peopl) 


Book & Author Event

Sunday, September 30, 2018

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM


Important Shabbat Updates!   

* Beginning on September 7th, Shabbat services start

at 7:30 PM  



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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