L'Shanah Tovah-- It's sooner than you think!
We are getting ready for the High Holy Days.Rosh Hashanah Eve starts Sunday evening, Oct.2. Call the office at 323-656-3150 or email: for details
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Join as this Shabbat as we move from the sadness of Tisha B'Av to the joy of Tu B'Av, the day in which the daughters of Jerusalem went to dance for the bachelors 2000 years ago. In commemoration of this long forgotten day of joy, we will examine some popular love poetry from Sefardic and Ashkenazic sources.Service begins at 9:45. Readings and singing begins at 11:45 AM. Saturday, August 20. ... See MoreSee Less

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Hollywood Temple Beth El is one of the oldest and most well known synagogues in Los Angeles. In the past, it has included illustrious members of the entertainment world including Louis B. Mayer, Edward G. Robinson, and Max Factor, founder of the cosmetic empire.Since 1998, we have been home to two congregations: one American (Ashkenazic) and one Persian. From time to time we have joint services.Today we have members from all over the world with an emphasis on Eastern Europeans, many of whom are Holocaust survivors and their children.We are an egalitarian congregation and knowledgeable members are encouraged to lead various parts of the service. Those who wish to learn are welcome to join us on Shabbat mornings when Rabbi Weinberg teaches about the Torah and Judaism. The Rabbi conducts Bar and Bat Mitzvah instruction for children and adults. Keep in touch with us for upcoming concerts and our monthly Friday night Shabbat Service. We are looking forward to seeing you soon.