About Us

Congregation Beth El is a welcoming, inclusive, egalitarian Jewish congregation, located in New London, Connecticut, one of the most picturesque and historic communities along the Connecticut shoreline.  Our congregation, affiliated with the United Synagogues of Conservative Judaism, prides itself in balancing respectful stewardship of our received traditions and heritage will openness to new ideas and the demands of the modern era.

Our services are fully inclusive of women and open to worshippers of all backgrounds -- singles, couples and families of all ages and compositions, gay and straight, multi-racial and multi-ethnic, Jews by birth, Jews by choice and persons exploring what our faith tradition might offer, We have a Men’s Club, an active adult education program, children's activities, speakers and concerts and we work closely with the local Solomon Schechter Academy.

We regularly collaborate with other congregations in Southeastern Connecticut and with JFEC (the Jewish Federation of Southeastern CT) to offer a diverse range of religious, educational, cultural and social programs. If you are looking for a synagogue to enrich your life, we hope you will consider joining our family.

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