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Our President Invites Us to Make a Kol Nidre Pledge

L’shanah tovah tikateivu v’teichateimu. May I wish you a good year, and may you be inscribed and sealed for blessings in the Book of Life.
Twenty-nine years ago, at my first Rosh Hashanah service, I heard those words for the first time. This was the very beginning of my Jewish journey which has brought me here today. (Click to read
 or watch by clicking the image below)



Donations, Special Funds & Tributes


Donations can be made with or without an acknowledgment sent to your choice of recipient in their honor, on an occasion, or in memory of a loved one. These charitable contributions can be made to a number of restricted purposes, or they can be made to support the "General Fund" which maintains our ability to operate (such as clergy, staff, security, building/grounds maintenance, utilities, and all of the foundation of our ability to sustain this beloved Jewish community.  All donations are tax deductible and our Tax ID # is 95-3749325.

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Tribute Funds make it possible to support a number of special programs in the Temple and community, while providing means for individuals to honor or remember their loved ones. Tribute Funds are listed in the dropdown menu under "Type" here.



Simcha Tree

A Simcha Tree of Life is blooming at Temple Beth El of South Orange County. Gold leaves and stones can be inscribed to celebrate a special simcha in your family’s life. Leaves are $180 each And Stones $720 each. Click to order one on the Simcha Tree Donation Form.



Yahrzeit Remembrance Memorial Wall

For Temple members who want to remember a loved on the date of their yahrzeit, a plaque on our Memorial Wall is available for purchase. A light will be lit on the Friday preceding the anniversary of your loved one’s death and kept lit for the following week. Click to order on the Yahrzeit Remembrance Plaque Order Form.


Sponsor Shabbat

Click here for information on how you may sponsor a Shabbat oneg or Kiddush lunch or Soul Spark musical guest. Celebrate an upcoming birthday, anniversary, or “just because” with your sponsorship…and let us celebrate with you! You can also sponsor a Soul Spark Shabbat Service by clicking here (select from drop down).


Plant Trees in Israel

Plant Trees in Israel in honor of friends or loved ones. It’s easy, quick and doesn’t cost you anything extra – when you buy or donate through the JNF/United Synagogue click the graphic below 20% of your purchase comes back to TBESOC. All orders and donations must originate from the link on our website to be credited to this program. You can also call 1-800-542-TREE (8733) and mention TBESOC.












Looking to donate your old car? Temple Beth El has partnered with CARS to accept vehicle donations! Click here or call (toll free) 855-500-RIDE (7433) for more information and to get this easy process started.

Donating a vehicle is a great way to support Temple Beth El of South Orange County

Cars aren’t the only vehicle that you can donate.  Mortorcycles, boats, RVs, even quads can help Temple Beth El of South Orange County.  We make donating easy.

  • Call 855-500-RIDE or complete form below
  • Schedule convenient pick-up
  • Receive tax deduction
Thu, October 22 2020 4 Cheshvan 5781