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Welcome to Congregation Beth Elohim —

— an egalitarian, community synagogue located in Acton, Massachusetts. Independent and non-affiliated, we welcome diversity, including individuals and interfaith families, regardless of age, race, gender, economic or family status, ethnic background, mental or physical ability, or sexual orientation. We draw our membership from surrounding towns including Ayer, Bolton, Boxborough, Carlisle, Chelmsford, Concord, Groton, Harvard, Littleton, Stow, and Westford. As an oasis of Jewish life far from areas of high Jewish concentration, we embrace a progressive orientation, combining an appreciation for the sanctity of Jewish traditions with a sensitivity to the needs of a population which is religiously diverse. We commit to building and maintaining an anti-racist Jewish community.  We offer a Jewish-themed preschool, and a K–11th grade religious school. If you'd like to learn more about membership, click here.

Around the Shul

Summer Outdoors! Friday and Saturday Shabbat Services

Check HERE for Friday dates and locations and check HERE for the two Saturday services! Our Friday Shabbat services will be followed by a bring-your-own picnic dinner. Bring your glove, mitt, softball, bat, frisbees, children and dogs.  Join us at the Acton Arboretum for Saturday services later in the summer.

Brotherhood Hike at Andres Art Institute, Brookline, NH ♦ July 25 ♦ 11:00 am

You and your clan are welcome to join us for a hike around the Andres Art Institute in Brookline, New Hampshire. Years ago, Mr. Andres purchased an out of business ski resort and has had artists from around the world gradually dot the trails with stone and metal sculptures. Limited to 25 and you MUST pre-register HERE to attend.

New Director of the CBE Early Learning Center

The CBE Early Learning Center is excited to welcome Wendy Damsky as our new Director, succeeding Susan Perry as she retires. Wendy joins our professional staff as of July 1. Read more about Wendy here.

CBE's New Synagogue Administrator

CBE is thrilled to welcome new.synagogue administrator Shoshana Zuckerman on Monday, April 26. Read more about Shoshana here -- and don't forget to say hi!

Garden Time at CBE!  

Do you love gardening, or just want to learn more? CBE's garden is ready to spring back to life.  Help us dream up the perfect garden, care for it this summer, and share the produce with our community.  Write to Emil Ray, emil@bethelohim.orgCheck out photos from last year's bountiful garden.

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