Welcome to Congregation Beth El

Congregation Beth El is a Conservative synagogue whose mission is to create a home for every soul by offering a variety of Jewish experiences to nourish the mind, heart, and spirit, while being a caring Jewish community.


      Schedule of Synagogue Services                                            Happy Hanukkah!

Shabbat Hanukkah
Friday December 15
Kabbalat Shabbat - 6:15 p.m. Stone Family Sanctuary 
Hanukkah Musical Service, Shabbat Dinner & Game Night
Candle Lighting - 4:26 p.m.
Saturday December 16 - Parashat Miketz
Torah Study - 9:00 a.m. Jacobs Family Community Hall
Shabbat Morning Service - 9:30 a.m. Stone Family Sanctuary
Lunch & Shabbat Schmooze: Exploring Book Arts
Havdallah - 5:30 p.m.
Daily Minyan in the Beit Midrash
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday Mornings 7:30 a.m.
Monday and Thursday Mornings 7:20 a.m.
Sunday Mornings 9:00 a.m.

Shabbat Schmooze: Understanding and Exploring Book Arts

Saturday, December 16
following Shabbat Morning Services
Jacqueline Jacobs will discuss visual artists such as painters, sculptors, textile artists, printmakers, photographers, as well as writers who have chosen to express their creativity through handcrafted non-traditional book structures.

Registration open through Wednesday


Pop-up Candle Lighting

Wednesday, December 13 at 5 p.m.
Kellogg Park in La Jolla Shores.
(It's where we do Tashlich during the High Holy Days).
We'll be lighting candles at 5:00 pm just after the sunset.
We encourage you to bring warm clothing, your families, and your Hanukkah enthusiasm as we light candles and sing Hanukkah songs.
Children will be given Hanukkah themed donuts, dreidels, and gelt so they can bring some Hanukkah home with them.
(We should be done by 5:30 pm)

Winter Shelter
In collaboration with the Interfaith Shelter Network, Beth El will be hosting 12 situationally homeless individuals, December 17-31.
Participate in this important Tikkun Olam Opportunity.
Volunteers needed, sign up here.

Hanukkah - Celebrate the Festival of Lights at Congregation Beth El

We've got something for everyone! Celebrate Hanukkah with us at Congregation Beth El. Hanukkah begins on Tuesday evening December 12.
Hag Urim Sameach! Happy Festival of LIghts!

Celebrate the Fourth Night of Hanukkah at our Shabbat B'Yachad Musical Service, followed by a Holiday Dinner, and Fun-Filled Game Night for all ages. Please RSVP here to join us.

 Here are other ways to celebrate the Festival of Lights with your Congregation Beth El family.

                                            Calendar Listings of Upcoming Events

Shabbat Programs, Adult Education Classes,
Israel Programs, and Synagogue Events
View many more wonderful upcoming events on the
Youth Groups, Family Programs, Viterbi Torah School, Chai 20s/30s, Women's Connection, and Men's Club



If you are new to San Diego, we invite you to join us for Shabbat services, and our other programs.

Please call or email our synagogue office for information.



Thank you for celebrating Congregation Beth El’s 60 years, 1957-2017.

Donate to the Capital Campaign here.        

Growing & Fostering Our Jewish World

CBE Adult Education 2015-2016  

Life Long Learning

Educational programming at Beth El offers opportunities for congregants to engage in a journey of learning and spiritual growth. 
 Viterbi Torah School and Jewish Journeys: Adult Education at Beth El, people of all ages are
challenged to think, question and contribute creatively to our common journey. 


Tikkun & Hesed Committees

Our community is actively involved with coordinating the efforts of the congregation’s activities, fulfilling the mitzvah of tikkun olam,
repairing the world. Visit our Tikkun Page and Hesed Page


Women's Connection & Men's Club

Our Women's Connection (celebrating its 61st year!) and Men's Club provide a fun and vibrant environment for their members through programming and friendship. They support the congregation, its youth and religious school, and sponsor programs of joint interest with
other Congregation Beth El committees.


Youth & Family

Our Youth & Family groups combines social, educational, religious and social action programs to create opportunities for our synagogue’s families with children to create lasting friendships.


Israel Committee

The mission of Beth El's Israel Committee is to engage CBE members and inspire a connection with Israel through
advocacy and education. Take a look at our page and join us for inspiring programming.


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