We are a welcoming and active synagogue in Williamsburg, Virginia. If you’re visiting the area please contact the office for service hours and pre-registration information.

Our purpose, learning and outreach continue despite the pandemic, and we have developed our reopening plan. If you have questions please contact us.

Temple Beth El of Williamsburg is the only synagogue in the Historic Triangle. We are an unaffiliated congregation, with members from a wide variety of Jewish backgrounds. We use the prayerbook published by the Reconstructionist movement, and our Rabbi, David Katz, is a graduate of the Reconstructionist movement’s seminary. Temple Beth El welcomes all those who would like to connect with the synagogue community and encourages the participation of Jewish, interfaith, LGBTQ individuals, couples, and families, and all who would seek meaning in Jewish living and learning. Temple Beth El relies on our members and friends to help keep our community vibrant and organize cultural, educational, and spiritual programming.

Pray, dance, laugh, cry, read, sing, watch a movie and more with loved ones and friends. We welcome you to join us for worship, education, and community in our synagogue. We’re committed to k’lal yisrael (all the people of Israel), and offer programs to promote a sense of shared community among our members — as well as Jews throughout the area and the world. If there is something you are interested in, we would love to hear about it.

Temple Beth El of Williamsburg
PO Box 3640
Williamsburg, VA 23187
757-220-1205