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10th Annual Cantor Stephen Dubov Z”L Memorial Concert: “Clergy Boys”

10th Annual Cantor Stephen Dubov Z”L Memorial Concert: “Clergy Boys”

As part of the  10th Annual Cantor Stephen Dubov Z”L Memorial Concert series, Temple Beth El of Boca Raton will be presenting  Clergy Boys on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 3:00 pm at the Beth El Schaefer Family Campus in east Boca Raton.   Billed as “Oh what a night! A funny, heartwarming

“Truman and Israel”:  special event for Israel's 70th birthday at Temple Beth El of Boca Raton

“Truman and Israel”: special event for Israel's 70th birthday at Temple Beth El of Boca Raton

History will come alive at Temple Beth El of Boca Raton as they present a special program in celebration of the 70th birthday of the state of Israel:  “An Interview With Harry Truman’s Grandson, Clifton Truman Daniel.” Acclaimed scholar of American Jewish history, Dr. David Dalin will interview

Boca's Temple Beth El has new youth education director

Boca's Temple Beth El has new youth education director

Heather Erez doesn't have one exact educational philosophy, but she feels if education is not fun, relevant or engaging, then you are going to lose the children. Erez has recently taken over as the new director of youth education and engagement for the religious school at Temple Beth El of Boca

Sidewalk Chalk and the Magic of Camp

Sidewalk Chalk and the Magic of Camp

Dear Mom and Dad, Camp is awesome. Love, Greg. After years of receiving letters like that, my parents learned first-hand the truth of the adage, “No news is good news.” So for those of you who haven’t heard too many details from your child, here is the news: For three days, a line

Beth El having Purim events to honor 50th anniversary

Beth El having Purim events to honor 50th anniversary

The entire Boca Raton-area community is invited to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Purim throughout the day on Sunday, March 12 as Temple Beth El of Boca Raton — the first synagogue in Boca — continues to commemorate its 50th anniversary. Temple Beth El of Boca Raton began with a Purim Tea in the

Mr. President, Journalists Are Our Allies, Not Our Enemies

Mr. President, Journalists Are Our Allies, Not Our Enemies

(Originally published by Forward.com) Long before I thought of entering the rabbinate, I dreamed of becoming a journalist. I served as a reporter on my high school newspaper, and when I was in 11th grade, the local school board threatened to close our high school. I remember my heart pounding

Temple Beth El Celebrating 50th anniversary with Gala

In 1967, a group of women met in the Boca Raton home of Harriet Silvers for a Purim Tea. The assembled group ended up planning the first synagogue in Boca Raton, the Boca Raton Hebrew Congregation, later to be named Temple Beth El of Boca Raton. The congregation was founded with the help of a

Temple Beth El Purim celebration on Sunday, March 12, 2017 commemorates the 50th anniversary of the first synagogue in Boca Raton.

Temple Beth El Purim celebration on Sunday, March 12, 2017 commemorates the 50th anniversary of the first synagogue in Boca Raton.

The  entire community is invited to celebrate Purim on Sunday, March  12, 2017 at the 50th Anniversary celebration of Temple Beth El of Boca Raton, the first synagogue in Boca Raton, Florida. “It was the spring of 1967, the year of our birth.  Being Jewish in Boca Raton posed a challenge. A

U.S. Postal Service unveils new Hanukkah stamp at Temple Beth El of Boca Raton

U.S. Postal Service unveils new Hanukkah stamp at Temple Beth El of Boca Raton

Stamp enthusiasts and South Florida residents enjoying a moment in the spotlight waited in long lines on Tuesday for the U.S. Postal Service's new Hanukkah stamp, unveiled at Temple Beth El in Boca Raton. At a time when many prefer to email or text their news, the unveiling ceremony, attended by

Postal Service picks Boca Raton temple for debut of 2016 Hanukkah stamp

Postal Service picks Boca Raton temple for debut of 2016 Hanukkah stamp

The U.S. Postal Service has chosen a fresh location for its 2016 Hanukkah stamp reveal: Boca Raton. For the past few years, the agency has released its annual Hanukkah stamp during ceremonies in the Northeast. But this year, its staffers scouted new sites across the country and settled on South