Kabbalat Shabbat Early Service will be on Friday, August 29, at 5:45 pm.

Candles, Kiddush, and Snack at 5:45 pm
Service at 6:00 pm
Cantorial Soloist Monica Braverman will sing.

Bible Study is every Saturday at 9:00 am.

To view the sermons of our rabbis, click here.

The Monday Torah studies at noon at the Temple will continue in August.  Rabbi Ottenstein will lead the discussion on Monday, August 4 and 11  Rabbi Mecklenburger will be back from sabbatical and will lead the discussion on Monday, August 18 and 25.  Feel free to bring a lunch and join Rabbi Ottenstein!

Our Religious Brains

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










BEJY Welcome Event

Sunday, August 31, at 10:15 am

Calling all 6th, 7th, and 8th graders to our first event of the year - bowling and laser tag at Alley Cats in Arlington.  Look for more information soon!


First Day of Religious School - Sunday, September 7

Click here to register.

9:30 - 9:45 amSign-in (students in classroom, parents in Gathering Area)
10:00 - 10:30 amOpening Ceremony in the Sanctuary
10:30 - 11:00 amA Holy Community/Class orientation
11:00 amParents' meet Rabbi Ottenstein
11:30 amEarly dismissal and Family Picnic

MRJ Social Event

Join MRJ in the Great Hall on Sunday, September 21, at 12:0 pm to watch the Dallas Cowboys play the St. Louis Rams.  We will have sandwiches, snacks, and adult beverages.


High Holy Day Schedule

Rosh Hashanah

Wednesday, September 24 Evening Service8:00 pm

Thursday, September 25 Children's Service9:30 am
 Morning Service10:30 am

Rosh Hashanah Receptions:

This year, after the Evening Rosh Hashanah service, we will have two receptions:

1. In the Great Hall, will honor our Rabbinic families: Rabbi Ralph and Ann Mecklenburger and Rabbi Jordan Ottenstein and his wife, Marni Phon. 

2. In the Beth-El cafe and patio, we will have a reception for young professionals who are in their 30s and 20s, post-college graduation.  Appletinis, beer, wine, and snacks will be served.

Yom Kippur

Friday, October 3 Evening Service8:00 pm

Saturday, October 4 Children's Service9:30 am
 Morning Service10:30 am
 Music and Readings12:45 pm
 Afternoon Service2:00 pm
 Concluding Service4:00 pm

Click here for online Holy Day tickets, babysitting reservations, Break-the-Fast Contribution forms and more!

MRJ Matzo Ball Golf Tournament

Sunday, October 26, 2014, at 1:00 pm.

More information will be available soon.

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Become a member of Men of Reform Judaism!

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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.