Temple Beth El of Patchogue
45 Oak Street
Patchogue, NY 11772-2812

Phone: +1-631-475-1882
FAX: +1-631-475-1928
Email:
Web Site: http://www.BethElPatchogue.org
Rabbi: Joel Levinson ( )

 
Welcome to Temple Beth El. We are an egalitarian Conservative congregation who welcome all. We reach out to interfaith couples, young and not so young, singles and families. We are particularly child friendly. It is a joy to watch our children, those just old enough to walk through those almost Bar or Bat Mitzvah age, participate in our Shabbat services. Join us and enjoy a warm and friendly atmosphere.
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Temple Beth El is on Oak Street, one block East of North Ocean Avenue, one block North of Main Street in Patchogue, NY, on the South Shore of Long Island. North Ocean Avenue (Rte. 83) can be reached from LIE Exit 63 South, or from the service road of the Sunrise Highway (Rte. 27 turning south onto Rte. 83) between Rte. 112 and Waverly Ave. (Map ...)

Shabbat Evening Services 8 PM Friday (Family Service once per month at 7:30 pm)
Shabbat Morning Services 9 AM Saturday
Monday, Thursday and Rosh Hodesh Morning Services 7:15 AM
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Events


Temple Beth El runs a variety of exciting events throughout the year. Of particular note are our well-attended honoree of the year events held each Spring that have assumed a very special role for Patchogue Village and the Town of Brookhaven and our annual Golf Outing in the Fall. We hope you will be able to join us. For more information contact the Temple office.

Cheap and Cheerful Events

Temple Beth El runs a series of inexpensive events that are fun for the entire family. See the events calendar for information on upcoming events.

Beth El Through the Years


Temple Beth El is a Conservative congregation.

Over 100 years ago, a group of Jewish people met to establish a synagogue to meet the needs of the then tiny Patchogue Jewish community. A synagogue was built at the corner of Oak Street and Jayne Avenue, which, to this day, remains the center of Jewish life in this area. When originally built, it had a small balcony for the women and was heated by a large, cantankerous, pot-bellied stove.

In 1931, the community realized that it had outgrown its quarters and plans were formulated to build a larger synagogue. The new structure was completed in 1933 and dedicated by the Lieutenant Governor of New York State, the Honorable Herbert H. Lehman. The mortgage was burned in 1944.

A new addition to our temple was built in 1968. It includes a modern sanctuary and a social hall, complete with bridal room and facilities for a caterer. Today with our membership of about 300 families, we are successfully meeting the needs of our Jewish community.

Membership Application


If you are interested in joining Temple Beth El of Patchogue, please feel free to visit us and join us in services. Talk to the Rabbi and members of the congregation. When you are ready to join, please print out the Membership Application Form (172 KB PDF) or request a paper copy from the Temple Office and fill it out. Our dues are low and we offer half-price dues for your first year of membership.

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