Celebrating Sixty Years of Service to the Jewish Community


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Howard D. Gorin, Rabbi

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Eitan Binet, Cantor

David Hiesiger, Cantor Emeritus

 Ira Minkoff, President

Shari Nadelman, Executive Vice-President

TEMPLE BETH-EL OF BELLMORE was established in 1951 to serve the Jewish community of North Bellmore and Bellmore.  Currently, we have members living in the North Merrick, Merrick, Wantagh and East Meadow areas of Long Island, NY as well as many associate members living in other states.

Our Mission

TempleBeth-El is a Conservative synagogue affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism.
As a Shabbat-centric synagogue, we espouse certain key principles:
  • Create a welcoming and nurturing environment to all those entering our synagogue.
  • Enhance our ritual observance and the performance of mitzvot.
  • Make chesed and tzedakah part of our daily lives.
  • Ensure a Jewish education for our children and offer opportunities for Jewish learning to our membership.
  • Support our congregants in times of need and share in their times of joy.
  • Commit to the betterment of our community through social action.
  • Support the State of Israel.
  • Be a resource to other organizations and the unaffiliated.
To get a feel for the kind of congregation we are,  click here to read how TBE responded during Hurricane Sandy

Temple Beth-El of Bellmore is a modern and traditional Conservative congregation, we offer

  • Morning and Evening Minyans
  • Friday Night, Shabbat Morning and Afternoon Services, and Talmud-Torah Study
  • Shabbes Shul Family Service and Lunch
  • Oneg Shabbat and Holiday Communal Meals
  • Children’s Religious Education
  • Bar/Bat Mitzvah Instruction and Preparation
  • Youth Group Activities Kadima and United Synagogue Youth (USY)
  • Adult Education
  • Assistance for all life-cycle events including baby namings, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, aufrufs, weddings, and needs at the time of mourning.
  • United Synagogue Affiliation

Temple Beth-El of Bellmore

  • offers you an opportunity to learn about our Jewish heritage, traditions and beliefs. Our warm and involved community of friends and neighbors are waiting to welcome you;
  • has a superb professional staff who can provide guidance and leadership during your membership.  Aside from the Rabbi and Cantor, our office staff  Ruth Tucker,  Phyllis Reich, and Laura Yablonsky are always ready and eager to assist anyone who asks;
  • has a vibrant Sisterhood and Men’s Club who run and sponsor a variety of activities that enhance membership, promote learning and involve you in charitable and social action causes;
  • offers you an opportunity to join the dedicated volunteers who attend to Synagogue needs such as those on the various action committees such as Adult Education, House Affairs, College, Social Action, Talk Temple Newsletter, Shabbes Shul, and more;
  • participates in United Synagogue Youth Programs for children and teenagers that enable them to meet each other and young people from other congregations;
  • has an extensive LIBRARY with books, tapes and CD’s covering the gamut of Judaica;
  • a  JUDAICA SHOP that offers a complete line of gifts and religious articles;
  • a Social Hall which is available for all your simchas and parties