Welcome to our Jewish community. Beth El is a warm and welcoming congregation devoted to open-minded spirituality, Torah learning and good friendship.
Join us at our regularly scheduled events
Shabbos morning services begin at 9:00 AM.
Sunday morning at 8:00 AM
Shabbos afternoon, 4:30 PM in-depth studies in the book of Genesis. Contact us for this week's location.
Sunday morning, 9:00 AM breakfast accented with topical discussion and followed by Talmudic learning.
Wednesday nights, 8 PM in the synagogue, weekly Torah learning, lively discussion and close friendship. Topics vary from month to month.
Join us at this month's Special Event
Chanukah begins Wednesday night, November, 27. Please join us at the synagogue for our annual Chanukah party, Tuesday, December 3 at 7:30 PM. Hot food, warm friendship, live music and inspiring spiritual messages with our friends and visitors will characterize the night.
Additionally, we are initiating a new event, the Congregational Showcase. Our congregation is loaded with diverse talent. To get a chance to learn from one another, once a month one of our members will lead a class on a topic of their specialty. If you have a topic that you'd like to present, please contact Rabbi Schuman.
Rutherford, NJ is less than 5 minutes from the heart and amenities of Jewish Passaic. It offers picturesque blocks with homes for sale, direct access to the Secaucus train interchange and an easy bus ride to New York City. Rutherford is widely considered to be one of the nicest and most family friendly communities in South Bergen county. [Visit the borough website]
At the center of Rutherford's Jewish community is Congregation Beth El, a unique synagogue located in a vast Queen Anne mansion on one of the town's most prestigious blocks. The small synagogue is now experiencing renewed growth fueled by young families moving to the area and a unique blend of traditional Jewish programming set in a warm and inviting atmosphere that is open to Jews of all levels and backgrounds.
Rutherford is the perfect community choice for anyone looking for quailty suburban living with close proximity to NYC and the established Jewish communities of Passaic and Teaneck.