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Welcome to the Congregation Beth El Community!

Beth El is a warm, vibrant, and participatory mid-sized Conservative congregation, with a dynamic rabbi, and a greater than 80 year history in the community. We offer spiritual, educational, and social opportunities to families, couples, and singles from Norwalk, Westport, Weston, Wilton, Stamford, New Canaan, Fairfield, Ridgefield, Redding, and surrounding communities. We are truly a magnet synagogue for Fairfield County.

We offer an amazing array of services, activities, programs, and special events throughout the year for every age group and interest area, including:

  • Warm, participatory weekly Shabbat services that are egalitarian and traditional, followed by a community kiddush (suspended during Covid)
  • Nitzan Nursery School, ages 2 years to pre-K (5 days a week) and summer programs
  • Kesher Beth El Religious School, grades K-7 (Sunday mornings, virtual one on one learning, as well as special Shabbat Programming)
  • Teen youth group
  • Congregational Shabbat Family Dinners throughout the year
  • Daily minyan and light breakfast (suspended during Covid) with our Minyannaires
  • Continuing education series focusing on Judaic topics of interest to adults
  • Monthly Book Club programming
  • Social Action Programs, including a Community Soup Kitchen, CONECT membership, and an annual Mitzvah Day
  • Annual Lecture Series and Artist-in-Residence Weekends


Please join us for services or for any programs that interest you.  You can keep track of all Beth El has to offer by adding your e-mail address to our weekly e-mail updates (send to Office), checking our updated Calendar, picking up our weekly events flyer in the lobby of the synagogue each week, or by liking our Facebook page.

If you are interested in joining our community, please contact Membership or fill out the following form.

If you have any questions for us, please feel free to contact Rabbi Ita Paskind at (203) 838-2710 or e-mail her.  Rabbi Paskind will be delighted to show you the synagogue, discuss our educational philosophy, and introduce you further to our community.  You can also contact our Vice President of Membership via email for questions about membership opportunities, or our Office or (203) 838-2710.  

We are delighted to welcome you to the Beth El community and look forward to meeting you.  We truly believe that every community member has a home and can feel comfortable at Beth El, whether you come for prayer, adult or child education, social programming, social action, a meaningful connection to the Jewish community, or all of the above.

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