Join Us In Wishing A Fond Farewell To The Rubergs On Saturday, June 11th

Rabbi Ruberg and Miriam will be leaving Tidewater at the end of June to join Adina and her family in Ohio. We will be honoring the Rubergs at Shabbat services on Saturday, June 11th, followed by a festive luncheon.

Please remember to send in your messages for the Rubergs, to be compiled into a scrapbook that will be given to them as a memento of their time with us at Congregation Beth El. We’d also like to use any photos, past or recent, you may have of the Rubergs as part of the decorations for the “Farewell to the Rubergs”. These tributes/messages and photos can be emailed to Ronnie Jacobs Cohen at by June 1st.

Be sure to RSVP to We are expecting a large crowd and want to be prepared with enough for lunch. Feel free to contact Ronnie at with any questions or ideas.

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Sharing Judaism, Enriching Lives

Congregation Beth El, the oldest conservative synagogue in Virginia, is dedicated to the perpetuation of traditional Judaism in the South Hampton Roads area. Beth El’s more than 500 member families take pride in its long history and its primary purpose – to enable Conservative Judaism to meet the religious, educational and cultural needs of today’s Jewish community. The congregation maintains a complete program of activities in keeping with that fundamental purpose.

Over the years Beth El has played a leading role in the Tidewater Jewish community as well as in the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, the national association of conservative congregations. The congregation is dedicated to the continuation of this record of service to God and our community

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Daily morning Minyan is held Monday – Friday at 7:15 am. Evening Minyan is Sunday-Friday at 5:45 pm. Torah Study is Saturday morning at 9:00 am with Rabbi Koas.  Shabbat morning services begin at 9:45 am. Services are also held via Zoom. Please check our weekly emails for zoom links.



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