“The individual exists only through his relationship to others.”
– Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel
Community is essential for spiritual growth and that we are all connected to one another and to the Divine. Building relationships and supporting one another is essential for living a meaningful and purposeful life.
At Temple Beth El, we deeply understand the significance of community as a catalyst for spiritual growth and connection. We strive to create a warm and inclusive environment where individuals can forge meaningful relationships, support one another, and deepen their connection to the Divine. We foster a sense of belonging and shared purpose, recognizing that each member of our community plays a vital role in our collective journey. Through engaging programs, study groups, and social initiatives, we actively encourage the cultivation of relationships and the mutual support that underpins our spiritual growth.
At Temple Beth El, we embrace the principle that our community is a source of strength, compassion, and shared responsibility, enabling us to live lives of meaning and purpose while positively impacting the world around us.
At Temple Beth El, we embrace individuals of all ages and backgrounds. From our TOTS@TBE program for young children and their families to our engaging BMC@TBE and TEEN@TBE initiatives for pre-teens and teens, as well as our Generation Shalom, Kollege Kehillah, and Young Jewish Professionals Network catering to young adults, we provide diverse opportunities for spiritual growth and connection. Our Men’s Club, Women’s League, Family Programs, Seniors Group, Tu B’Av Singles Group, TBE en Español, LGBTQAI+ initiatives, nature and gardening enthusiasts, community theater enthusiasts, and Jewish Heritage Trips all contribute to the richness of our community, ensuring that there is something for everyone. Together, we build a tapestry of shared values, support, and meaningful relationships that strengthen our collective journey of spirituality and connection to the Divine.
TOTS@TBE offers a nurturing and stimulating environment for our youngest members and their family. Through engaging activities and age-appropriate educational programs and field trips, we foster a love of learning and help lay a strong foundation for their future. Our dedicated team of educators creates a warm and inclusive space where children can explore their Jewish identity, develop social skills, and build lifelong friendships. TOTS@TBE is where little minds thrive, and families come together to celebrate the joy of early childhood.
At TBE, we understand the importance of laying a strong foundation for a lifelong partnership. Our comprehensive pre-marital course led by our own Rabbi Gastón-approved by the Florida court-is designed to equip couples with the essential tools and insights necessary for a successful and fulfilling marriage. Led by experienced professionals, this course covers various aspects of relationships, communication, conflict resolution, and shared values, allowing couples to deepen their understanding of one another and build a resilient bond. Invest in your future together and embark on your marital journey with confidence, knowing that you have gained valuable knowledge and skills to navigate the joys and challenges that lie ahead.
B’nai Mitzvah Club: The BMC@TBE is a remarkable program that supports and guides pre-teens as they embark on their B’nai Mitzvah journey. We believe that this milestone is not just a ceremony but a transformative experience that instills confidence, self-discovery, and a deeper understanding of Jewish traditions. With our dedicated tutors and engaging curriculum, we provide comprehensive education, personalized guidance, and meaningful experiences that celebrate each individual’s unique strengths. The BMC@TBE is where young minds blossom, connections are forged, and lifelong memories are made. Passion to action.
Generation Shalom: TEEN@TBE is a vibrant community that empowers teenagers to explore their Jewish identity, develop leadership skills, and make a positive impact in the world. Through thought-provoking discussions, immersive experiences, and engaging programs, we create a supportive space where teens can deepen their understanding of Jewish values, connect with peers who share their passions, and forge lifelong friendships. At Generation Shalom, we inspire our teens to become compassionate leaders, change-makers, and proud ambassadors of their Jewish heritage. Ask for the School of Madrichim (Counselors).
Kollege Kehillah welcomes college students into a close-knit and supportive community as they navigate the exciting journey of higher education. We provide a platform for students to connect with fellow Jewish peers, explore their Jewish identity, and deepen their engagement with Jewish life on campus. Through a range of engaging programs, intellectual discussions, and social events, we foster an environment where students can thrive academically, socially, and spiritually. Kollege Kehillah is where students find their home away from home, build lifelong friendships, and stay connected to their Jewish roots.
Young Jewish Professionals Network (YjPN)
YjPN is a vibrant and inclusive community that caters to young Jewish professionals in their 20s to 40s. Our network offers a diverse range of opportunities to connect, engage, and grow both personally and professionally. Through thought-provoking discussions, dynamic events, and inspiring speakers, we create a platform for meaningful connections, career development, and personal growth. Whether it’s participating in our Men’s Circle, Women’s Circle, or joining us for networking events, YjPN is where young professionals come together to forge lasting relationships, gain valuable insights, and make a positive impact in their communities.
The Men’s Club at TBE is a welcoming community that celebrates camaraderie, service, and Jewish values. It provides a space for men of all ages to come together and form meaningful connections. Engage in thought-provoking discussions, participate in community initiatives, and create lasting friendships while strengthening your connection to Judaism and the broader TBE community. Whether it’s gathering for social events, engaging in volunteering opportunities, or deepening your understanding of Jewish traditions, the Men’s Club offers a supportive environment where you can grow personally, spiritually, and make a positive impact.
The Women’s League at TBE is a dynamic and empowering community that celebrates and supports women of all backgrounds. Join us as we come together to engage in thought-provoking conversations, participate in community service initiatives, and enjoy enriching programs. From educational workshops to social events, the Women’s League provides a nurturing environment where you can forge deep connections, develop leadership skills, and make a meaningful impact. Together, we celebrate the strength and wisdom of women while fostering personal growth and connection to our Jewish heritage.
KOACH - Seniors Group
KOACH is a vibrant and inclusive community that celebrates our cherished seniors. Through engaging discussions, educational programs, and exciting social events, we provide a platform for seniors to connect, learn, and thrive. Embrace this stage of life by deepening your understanding of Jewish traditions, participating in intellectual and cultural pursuits, and building lasting friendships. KOACH offers a supportive environment where seniors can continue their journey of personal and spiritual growth, find joy in shared experiences, and make a positive impact within the TBE community.
Tu B’Av - Singles Group
Tu B’Av is a spirited singles group that embraces the joy and excitement of connecting with like-minded individuals. Whether you are seeking new friendships or looking for a meaningful relationship, our dynamic community provides a supportive and welcoming space to build connections. Engage in fun social activities, participate in thought-provoking discussions, and take part in events designed to foster personal growth and strengthen your Jewish identity. Tu B’Av celebrates the beauty of being single, where friendships flourish, and meaningful relationships bloom.
TBE en Español
Nuestra comunidad TBE en Español celebra y fortalece los lazos de nuestra herencia judía en un ambiente acogedor y vibrante. Únete a nosotros para participar en eventos emocionantes, programas educativos y encuentros que refuerzan nuestra identidad judía y fomentan conexiones significativas. Desde talleres educativos hasta celebraciones culturales, Shabat en Español TBE en Español brinda un espacio cálido y inclusivo donde puedes fortalecer tu conexión con la comunidad judía, establecer amistades duraderas y celebrar la riqueza de nuestra diversidad.
TBE proudly embraces and supports the LGBTQAI+ community as an integral part of our diverse and inclusive family. We provide a safe and welcoming space where individuals can fully express their authentic selves and celebrate their unique identities. Join us for engaging discussions, supportive spaces, and affirming programs that honor and celebrate the LGBTQAI+ experience. TBE stands as a beacon of love, acceptance, and understanding, fostering a sense of belonging and ensuring that everyone can fully participate in and contribute to our vibrant community.
TEVA@TBE - Nature and Gardening Club
TEVA@TBE is a community that celebrates the beauty of nature and our connection to the earth. Join us as we explore the wonders of the natural world and engage in sustainable practices through our nature and gardening club. From hands-on activities to educational workshops, we create opportunities to deepen our appreciation for the environment, Shabbat in nature, retreats, meditation on the beach and cultivate a sense of stewardship. TEVA@TBE offers a welcoming space where nature enthusiasts can come together, learn from each other, and contribute to a greener, more sustainable future.
Immerse yourself in the magic of the performing arts with our vibrant community theater. From auditions to curtain calls, our theater program provides an avenue for creative expression, storytelling, and collaboration. Whether you are an actor, director, or an enthusiastic audience member, our community theater offers opportunities to showcase talent, foster creativity, and create unforgettable theatrical experiences. Join us as we bring captivating stories to life, forging connections and cultivating a love for the arts within our TBE community.
Jewish Heritage Trips
Embark on transformative journeys to explore and connect with our rich Jewish heritage. Our Jewish Heritage Trips provide immersive experiences that uncover the beauty, history, and significance of Jewish communities around the world. From walking in the footsteps of our ancestors to engaging with local traditions, these trips offer a profound connection to our collective story. Join us as we delve into the depths of our heritage, forge meaningful connections, and create memories that will last a lifetime. Discover the wonders of Jewish history and culture as we embark on these unforgettable adventures together.