June 22, 2024 /

Beth El Temple News Updates

September 2023

Rabbi Capptauber speaking

Rabbi Capptauber’s high holy day sermons this year addressed topics such as the importance of social connection, how to face big problems and take small but significant steps to fix them, Israeli democracy, and an ode to caregivers. Read the sermons here

July 2023

Rabbi Ariana Capptauber

Rabbi Capptauber recently joined with other local rabbis to publish an opinion piece arguing for the preservation of at-risk affordable housing in the city of Harrisburg. Read the original opinion piece and the PennLive editorial board’s response

May 2023

Beth El Temple receives a Torch Award from the World Affairs Council of Harrisburg

Beth El Temple was recently honored to receive a Torch Award from the World Affairs Council of Harrisburg for our work organizing and hosting the annual Freedom Seder. Learn more and watch the video

February 2023

Hazon Seal of Sustainability

Beth El Temple was recently awarded a Hazon Seal of Sustainability certification for our Green Team’s work on sustainability-related projects at the synagogue. Learn more

December 2022

Video: Rabbi Capptauber and Dr. Kimeka Campbell

Watch Rabbi Capptauber in conversation with Dr. Kimeka Campbell from the Greater Harrisburg Young Professionals of Color, on the topic of Black-Jewish relations. Learn more and watch the video