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Yom Kippur Survey - tell us what you thought!
Rosh Hashanah Survey - tell us what you thought!
Simhat Torah Honoree Donations 
Guest Tickets
Childcare- Scroll down (on right)

Dinner Reservations

Pizza in the Hut, Sunday, Oct. 13
Southern in the Sukkah, Friday, Oct. 18
Simchat Torah Celebration for All Ages, Monday, Oct. 21


Service & Event Schedule

S'lichot with the Underground Band

Saturday, September 21

8:00pm, Social Hall

Erev Rosh Hashanah •
Sunday, September 29

7:30pm Organ Prelude by TBE member David Sachs, Main Sanctuary
8:00 pm Main Sanctuary

First Day Rosh Hashanah •
Monday, September 30

Childcare available; see form at right

Main Sanctuary (except where noted)
8:30 am Shacharit  
Torah Service
Shofar Service
11:45 am Sermon   (time is approximate)

7:30 pm Traditional Evening Service (Okun Chapel)
8:00 pm Rosh Hashanah Underground Service, Social Hall

Family Services - Social Hall
9:30–10:15am   Tot Hashana (0– 4 years) A touch & movement friendly service
10:45-12:00pm  Family Service (parents and kids grades K-6)
Birthday Cupcakes for the World will be served


Second Day Rosh Hashanah • Tuesday, October 1

Main Sanctuary
Service times following Shacharit are approximate
8:30 am Shacharit
9:30 am Torah Service
11:15 am Sermon
11:45 am Musaf


Tashlikh & Cemetery Services • Sunday, October 6

Parallel Cemetery Services
10:30 am B’nai Shalom Cemetery at Greenwood Memorial Gardens
10:30 am Richmond Beth-El Cemetery at Forest Lawn

New Year Festival & Picnic
12:30pm  (following religious school) at Brown's Island
We will meet on the grassy knoll just over the canal bridge (across from Tredegar Iron Works).  Bring your own bread crumbs and a dairy/vegetarian picnic lunch.


Kol Nidre • Tuesday, October 8

Childcare available (see form at right)

Main Sanctuary 
5:45 pm Cello Prelude performed by Ned Haskins.
6:15 pm Service


Yom Kippur •
Wednesday, October 9

Main Sanctuary
9:30 am  Shacharit   
Torah Service    
12:00 pm Sermon & Yizkor
3:30 Yoga with Nora Vimala Pozzi (Kiddush Room)
    Bring a mat or a big towel,  and pants (rather than dress or skirt) to change into.4:30 Mincha
6:00 pm Neilah 
7:15 pm Ma’ariv
7:30 pm  Blowing of the Shofar 

Family Services - Social Hall
Childcare at Roseneath 9:15 am - 2:15 pm (form at right)
9:30–10:15am   Tot Hashana (0– 4 years) A touch & movement friendly service
10:45am - 12:00pm  Family Service (parents and kids grades K-6)

6:45pm Havdallah prep (kids only) ; at 7:15pm kids will proceed to the Main Sanctuary Havdalah service

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Sukkot & Simchat Torah

All events are at Grove Ave., and the Sukkah is located in the breezeway between the Temple and Administration buildings.

Erev Sukkot • Sunday, October 13
Sukkah Decorating & Pizza in the Hut 
4:00 pm in the Sukkah Register Here

Sukkot - Day 1 • Monday, October 14
10:00 am   Services in Main Sanctuary followed by Kiddush Lunch in the Sukkah

Sukkot - Day 2 • Tuesday, October 15
10:00 am    Services in Main Sanctuary followed by Kiddush Lunch in the Sukkah

Erev Shabbat Sukkot - Southern in the Sukkah • Friday, October 18
6:00 pm   Services in Main Sanctuary
7:00 pm  Southern in the Sukkah congregational dinner Register Here
afterwards: Sippin’ in the Sukkah for adults

Shabbat Hal Ha-Mo'ed • Saturday, October 19
10:00 am  Services in Main Sanctuary followed by Kiddush Lunch in the Sukkah

Hoshana Raba • Sunday, October 20
9:00 am  Services, Religious School
11:00 am Consecration and School Simchat Torah, Religious School

Shemini Atzeret/Yizkor • Monday, October 21
10:00 am Main Sanctuary 
Plaque Dedications for Edythe Hoffman and Pearl Markham

Erev Simchat Torah • Monday, October 21
7:00 pm  Simchat Torah Celebration for all ages (Social Hall)
Dancing and festivities with the Underground Band  Register Here

Simchat Torah • Tuesday, October 22
10:00 am Service (Main Sanctuary) followed by Honorees’  Luncheon (Social Hall)

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Lulav and Etrov Order Form

This form closed on 2019-09-24 09:24:00.

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Aliyah & Honor Requests

You must be signed in to your account to access this form. Go to top of this screen and click on "log in". If the system does not recognized your email address, please email Hannah Imburg.

Deadline for Aliyah & Honor requests is August 26.

This form closed on 2019-09-12 23:00:00.

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Yom Kippur Appeal 2019
in support of Temple Beth-El
Thank you for your donation!  Any amount, large or small, is instrumental in the continued success of the synagogue. Your donation is fully tax deductible.



For ages 0-6 years.  Children older than 6 are encouraged to attend designated services or sit with their parents.

Childcare is free of charge and requires advance reservations.


This form closed on 2019-10-07 22:00:00.

Schedule the Mikveh to Spiritually Prepare for the High Holidays

half hour limit; bring a towel and shower supplies (shower required beforehand)

Call Norma at 804-355-3564 ext. 100 to schedule a time on these days:

  • Sunday, September 29 (Erev Rosh Hashanah)
  • Tuesday, October 8 (Kol Nidre)
Sun, October 13 2019 14 Tishrei 5780