Synaplex will take place on Friday, April 18.
5:45 pm Tot Shabbat
6:30 pm Dinner --
RSVP to the Temple at 817-332-7141
7:30 pm Candle Blessings and Kiddush
7:45 pm Shabbat Programs
8:30 pm Oneg Shabbat

Choose your Shabbat Program:

Friday Night Service Under the Stars - weather permitting, Rabbi Mecklenburger will lead a lively service on the back patio under the stars.

"You Won't Succeed on Broadway if You Don't Have Any Jews" - from the musical "Spamalot," presented by Andy Harris, Professor of Theaer at the University of North Texas, where he teaches, direts, and writes.  Dr. Harris will talk on the reason that so many Jews sought musical careers and the Jewish roots of Broadway.  His play, "The Lady Revealed," is about the discovery of Shakespeare's Dark Lady of the Sonnets, and was produced at Dallas' Theatre 3 in March.

The Jewish Teen Mystery Information Highway - with Gary Goldstein n the computer lab.
Israeli Cooking - with Gilad Atlacevitz.  Create chocolate-hazelnut cupcakes, kosher for Passover.
Make-Your-Own-Pllow - with Ilana in the art room.  We will make Passover pillows, freedom pillows, or peace pillows!  Have your own pillow on Passover and lean to the left.


Beth-El's Annual FUNdraiser

Make your donation by Sunday, April 20, 2014.  Click here to donate.

We will have lots of exciting raffle prizes!  Prizes include:

  • Movie tickets with babysitting if needed (provided by Mallory Kleinman)
  • Gift card to Bird Cafe
  • Steaks donated by the Howard Katz and Billy Rosenthal families
  • Bottle of Red Wine from the Oshman family


Beth-El's new Assistant Rabbi, Jordan Ottenstein, whose selection will be official at the Annual Meeting in May, will begin his position on July 1!  Watch this space for more information about welcoming events!


Bible Study is every Saturday at 9:00 am.

To view Rabbi Mecklenburger's sermons, click here.

The Rabbi holds Monday Torah studies at noon at the Temple.  April dates for the Torah study are Monday, April 7, 14, and 28.  Feel free to bring a lunch and join the Rabbi!

Our Religious Brains

Check out Rabbi Mecklenburger's book at  It is also available at Beth-El's Judaica Shop!









92nd Street Y

Join us for 92nd Street Y.  Dessert will be served, a $3 donation is requested. 

Thursday, May 22, 2014, at 7:00 pm

Elie Weisel.  Don’t miss the opportunity to learn from Elie Wiesel, founder of the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity and Nobel Laureate, at 92Y.  Dessert will be served.  A $3 donation is accepted.

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Become a member of Women of Reform Judaism!

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Join Rabbi Mecklenburger for his Torah study class on Monday at 12:00 pm.

The classes will take place on Mondays, June 3, 10, 17, and 24 at the Temple.