Temple Beth El is a Reform congregation, rooted in history and tradition, moving forward in modern thought and practice.

Welcome to the website of Temple Beth El in Salinas, California!

treeOur goal is to be both a spiritual and social center for our members and guests. Our membership spans the entire spectrum of  Jewish thought and tradition.  Reform, Conservative, Orthodox as well as unaffiliated members add variety to our gatherings.  Interfaith couples, Jews-by-choice, and same sex couples are all welcome at Temple Beth El.  Many of our members live in Salinas and throughout the Salinas Valley. We also serve members...

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    Cantor David Presler Concert

    Temple Beth El is delighted to present a concert featuring Cantor David Presler, known as the last of the Catskills' Cantors. David will be at Temple Beth El for his one and only performance in Central California, on June 15th at 2 pm.

    David is a brilliant entertainer with a tremendous repertoire from Broadway to Opera to the Great American Songbook, and, of course, Jewish Music.

    Don't miss this exciting event. Admission is $15 at the door.

    Refreshments will be served.