Young Families @ Temple Beth-El

Young Families @ Temple Beth-El

Have small children? Looking for ways to be connected to other Jewish families in San Antonio? Temple Beth-El has many ways for you to be part of our Reform Jewish Congregation.

Welcome Shabbat with celebrations geared towards your young family.



For the Family…


Boker Tov Café,

Sundays, 8:30-9:15 am (when Religious School is in session)

Grab a bagel and cream cheese, some coffee, hot chocolate or juice and support our youth programming. The Boker Tov Café is run by our Youth Committee.


Sunday School T’filah, 9:00 am

Join your little ones in the Oppenheimer Chapel or share in worship with the older kids in the Wulfe Sanctuary. An inspiring and spirited opportunity to begin your day.

For Adults… "Questioning Faith"

Adult Learning, Sundays 9:30-11:00 am

Our Jewish Education Consultant, Rachel Stern will offer a monthly adult learning session while your kiddos are in class.

September 18, 2016: Adonai, Elohim—How We Experience God in the Biblical Text
October 16, 2016: Adonai Echad? The Many Ways that Jews Think about God
November 13, 2016: Where Does God Live? How to Talk to Your Kids about God
December 11, 2016: Elohei Avraham, Elohei Sarah—God’s Evolving Role in the Siddur/Prayer Book
January 8, 2017: To Everything there is a Season—Our Different Spiritual Needs at Different Stages in Our Life
February 5, 2017: Avinu Malkeinu—A God of Justice and Mercy, Blessings, and Curses
March 26, 2017: Losing faith—When Prayers Seem to be Unanswered
April 9, 2017: God Talk—is there a Right Way to Pray to God?
May 7, 2017: God Shopping—Finding a Theology of Our Own

For the Kiddos…

Preschool Religious School at Temple Beth-El, 3s and 4s

Sundays, 9:30-11:30 am

Our weekly Religious School Class for 3s & 4s is a warm, nurturing play based environment where the children can explore the Jewish holidays, basic Jewish concepts and spend time with their Temple friends. This is a drop off class.

To register for Preschool, you must be a member of Temple Beth-El. Contact Sara Planto [email protected] for registration information.


Religious School, 9:00 am–12:00 pm

Kinder-2nd Sundays Only (visit for a full Religious School Schedule and to register your child.

To register for Religious School you must be a member of Temple Beth-El. Contact Sara Planto [email protected]for registration information.



Child care is provided on Sunday mornings so that families with older children can participate in various family programs. 


Open Space Play! Barshop Auditorium

Sundays, 11:30 am–12:00 pm (when Religious School is in session)

Grab a cup of coffee or tea and get to know other TBE members while your little ones play together.





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