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Temple Beth-El (Jewish )

The mission of Temple Beth-El, the historic heart of Reform Judaism in San Antonio, is to provide a sacred framework that inspires people to cultivate their Jewish lives.

Reform Jewish life and community in San Antonio. Currently, Temple Beth-El is one of the few synagogues in the nation with all-female clergy and is the largest in South Texas.

Whether it’s through direct service or advocacy work, Temple Beth-El continues to create progressive social change and positive impacts for congregants, neighbors, and the community.

We are an Open and Affirming Congregation.

Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Marina Yergin - Associate Rabbi Send email
(210) 733-9135 x: 118
Ross Halfant - Social Justice Rabbi Send email
(210) 733-9135

Brotherhood exists to perform and promote acts of lovingkindness for the poor and the rich, for the frail and the healthy, for the elderly and the young.

Roger Ojeda - Brotherhood President Send email

Enjoy a movie and talk about it over dinner with old and new friends.

Clarance Dickinson Send email
(210) 885-2136

All in need of food are welcome.


Emergency Services by Appointment Only.

If you or someone you know is experiencing symptoms of a mental or behavioral health condition, not having someone to confide in or not knowing how to navigate available resources can make matters even worse.

The Bridges to Care program at Temple Beth-El offers mental and behavioral health support that includes:

  • Confidentiality
  • A compassionate listening ear
  • Help finding educational resources
  • Help connecting with professional service providers
  • Help connecting with peer and family support groups

Wellness Champions at Temple Beth-El have received training from NAMI San Antonio to be companions to those struggling with mental and behavioral health concerns.

Please reach out if you or someone close to you would benefit from their support.

Our Shabbat Lunch Chavurah includes lunch and a program.

1st Saturday of the Month immediately after Shabbat Morning Services

This study is usually led by one of our clergy.

Click here for online studies.

Wednesday: 12:00 PM - Online Saturday: 9:00 AM - In person

Sisterhood is the organization of the women of Temple Beth-El who come together in friendship for programs that support the Temple, the community, and each other.

Fran Cohen - Sisterhood President Send email
Geri Gregory Send email
(210) 733-9135 x: 120

Join us in person or watch live online here.

Click here to watch past services.

Click here to learn more about our groups.

Click here for the latest updates on our upcoming events.

Friday Service: 6:30 PM Saturday Service: 10:30 AM

Drop in for storytime, music, snacks, and free play with your newest Temple friends.

Children ages 0-4.

Meets most Sunday mornings during Religious School: 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Leah Apothaker Send email
(210) 733-9135 x: 105
Geri Gregory Send email
(210) 733-9135 x: 120

Temple Beth-El’s group for people in their 20s and 30s, is dedicated to creating Jewish community by connecting to Judaism, arts and culture, spirituality, tradition, the city of San Antonio, and to each other! We create authentic Jewish experiences through social, intellectual, spiritual, and recreational programming based on what YOU want.

Marina Yergin - Rabbi Send email
Geri Gregory Send email
(210) 733-9135 x: 120

Married, single, with kids at home or without - if you are craving community, friends new and old and an opportunity to get out of the house, then TBE30s40s50s is just right for you!

Geri Gregory Send email
(210) 733-9135 x: 120

The mission of TBE60s+ Singles is to renew old friendships, make new friends, and enrich our synagogue life, while adhering to the “3 Es” of Entertainment, Eating, and Education. You need not be a Temple member to participate!

Geri Gregory
(210) 733-9135 x: 120

For those who find satisfaction in cooking for people in need.

Amy Strickland Send email
Shirley Swanson Send email