Welcome to Temple Beth El

Shabbat services are every Friday night at 7:00 pm; Saturday morning at 11 am, followed by Torah Study.

For access to any of Rabbi Steinfield’ s Zoom sessions, click here

For access to any of Cantor Bard’s Zoom sessions, coming soon

Click here for other Zoom instructions.

While we are closed during this time of the CO-VID 19 pandemic, Rabbi Michael Sternfield and Cantor Deborah Bard will provide a Friday night service on a YouTube video and a Saturday morning Torah study via Zoom, which will be provided each week. Check back here to access the Shabbat services.

Upcoming Programs (COVID-safe)

Lunch and Learn with the Rabbi. Tuesdays at noon. Bring your lunch and an inquisitive mind. The sessions will focus on a different topic each time. The Zoom link is here

Alef Bet Hebrew Class for Adults. A series of classes led by Cantor Bard focusing on learning beginning Hebrew. The next class will be on Thursday, Feb. 18th, at 1 pm.  Textbook: “ A Reading and Prayer Primer”, Behrman House Publications. The Zoom link is coming soon.

Beth El International Film Series. February 24th at 7 pm. Watch on Zoom. A link will be sent to all a few days before the film is to be shown and on the Temple website. This month’s film will be Ida. Set in Poland in 1962, it follows a young woman on the verge of taking vows as a Catholic nun. Orphaned as an infant during the German occupation of World War II, she must meet her aunt, a former Communist state prosecutor and only surviving relative, who tells her that her parents were Jewish. The two women embark on a road trip into the Polish countryside to learn the fate of their family.  Zoom link is here

Shabbat Service
Shabbat Service
  • Tu BiShvat
  • Men's Club Shabbat
  • TBE Choir

Upcoming Events

December 24th at 7 pm – International Film and Discussion with the Rabbi. Held via Zoom.

Temple Beth El is a Reform Synagogue in Bradenton, Manatee County, Florida. Its members are warm, friendly and inviting. We welcome people from all over Manatee County and its surrounding areas who are looking for a place to worship, study, socialize and learn. We would love for you to come see…

Temple Beth El is a reform congregation. The synagogue offers inspiring and participatory Friday night Erev Shabbat services, Saturday morning services with dynamic Torah discussion, all major holidays are celebrated including High Holiday Services. 

  • Family Chanukah and Menorah Lighting
  • Passover Seder
  • High Holiday Services (no cost)
  • Hebrew School
  • Havdalah
  • Selichot
  • Sukkot
  • Purim
  • Bar and Bat Mitzvah
  • Interfaith Weddings
  • International Film Series and Congregational dinners prepared by our own Chef Rabbi
  • Mitzvah projects and Community outreach

Listen to recordings of our own Cantor Deborah Bard as she sings L’cha Dodi, Etz Chaim He, and Oseh Shalom.

L’cha Dodi
Etz Chaim He
Oseh Shalom