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Welcome to Temple Beth El – Jefferson City

Our historic building was constructed in 1883 and is the oldest synagogue west of the Mississippi in continuous use.

Shabbat Services are held every Friday night at 7:30 and visitors are always welcome. Our congregation includes 25+ families, with members of all ages. Temple Beth El is affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism.

Purim – March 6th

Please join us for our Purim Celebration this year as we try something new!  Shelley will read a child-friendly version of the Megillah to celebrate the story of Queen Esther at 6:00 pm. Snacks, including Hamentashen, will be served afterwards.  The regular Shabbat service will follow at 7:30. Children, young-at-heart, members and guests are all welcome at 6:00 pm to celebrate Purim, and stay through Shabbat. Everyone is encouraged to wear costumes.  Noisemakers will be provided. Please come join the fun as we celebrate this lively holiday!

Hamentashen
Hamentashen

Eva Kor Movie – Sunday, March 8th

Join us for a 2:00 pm showing of the movie about the life of Holocaust survivor Eva Kor.  As a ten-year-old “Mengele Twin”, Eva Kor suffered the worst of the Holocaust, but 50 years later decided to forgive the Nazis.  Leah Simpson, Director of the Candles Holocaust Museum and close friend to Eva will be available to answer questions after the movie. For more information please contact us.

Passover

The Congregation will celebrate the 3rd night of Passover (April 10th) with a Passover Seder. Please contact us for more information.

Upcoming Events

  1. Fri 28

    2/28 Shabbat

    Reader Steve
    Feb 28 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Fri 06

    3/6 Purim & Shabbat

    Purim at 6:00, Warren to lead
    Mar 06 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Fri 13

    3/13 Shabbat

    Segall Family leading
    Mar 13 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Fri 20

    3/20 Shabbat with Hadassah

    Cathy Lucia leading, Mid- Missouri Hadassah
    Mar 20 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Fri 27

    3/27 Shabbat

    Shelley Kofsky – Reader
    Mar 27 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Fri 03

    4/3 Shabbat

    Reader – Gail Severance
    Apr 03 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Wed 08

    4/8 Passover -1st Seder

    Passover begins at sundown.
  8. Fri 10

    4/10 Passover – Seder at Temple

    3rd night Seder at Temple
    Apr 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm