Photo Gallery | Membership Login | Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Calendar Contact Us Bulletin
News & Notes


A Daniel Pearl World Music Day Concert. Music of Cimarosa, Laren, Saint-Saens & Schumann, Sunday, October 20, 2016 @ 2 pm Temple Beth El, 1305 Springhouse Road, Allentown, PA 18104, Call 610-435-3521 for tickets; seating is limited. Admission - $15 adults/seniors, $10 Temple Beth El members. $5 childern under 12. For additional information Satori 610-435-6036 or go to

 Dance the Night Away...put your party shoes on and join us for this fun filled evening of music, desserts and dancing. When: Saturday, November 5, 2016 @ 7:30 pm at Temple Beth El. Cost is $18 per adult, party animal sponsor $72. Everyone is welcome so bring your friends. Questions or help with the event - please contact Jill Steigerwald @ 610-336-7482/

 D E L I C I O U S   C H A L L A H…Bring the taste of shabbat into your home every week! Yummy challah will be delivered every week October 20, 2016 – May 11, 2017. 25 Challah deliveries for $100 (no challah 11/24,12/22, 12/28, 4/6, and 4/13) Your order must be placed with a check by OCTOBER 9th! Please contact the Religious School office for more specific details at

Wednesday, November 9th, 11:30 am – SISTERHOOD LUNCHEON AND WORKSHOP. Please join us for a lunch and workshop by Barbara Lauer Listhaus on “I Am My Brother’s Keeper: Helping Your Children Communicate, Negotiate, and Advocate”, Cost is $15 for Sisterhood Member and $18 for Non-members.  She will also have her new book available “Flavors for Everyone:  A Guide to Raising Siblings in a Special Needs Family” For purchase and signing.  RSVP to

Warm Coat and Cocoa Drive. The Young Adult Division of the Jewish Federation and Jewish Family Service will be collecting children’s coats and cocoa mix for JFS Community Food Pantry Families. Share the warmth of the High Holidays and sweet new year by donating new or gently used children’s coats (infant - age 16) and hot chocolate mix to the Jewish Family Service Community Food Pantry.  DROP OFF at JFS, JCC or JDS in October.

Artisan Craft Fair, At the JCC of the Lehigh Valley, Sunday, December 11th 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Local and international artists ceramics, jewelry, fiber, woodworking, photography, and more…

A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Gallery at the J, For more information, please contact Monica Friess at or visit


Like Us on Facebook

Beth El Memorial Park

 Dr Audrey Sanders

Whitehall, Pennsylvania

Beth El Memorial Park is a verdant 6+ acre property owned by Beth El Memorial Park, Inc. We have a board composed of 10 members who oversee the finances and operation. We are located on Mechanicsville Road in Whitehall, PA just across from St. Stephens Church. [Click here for directions].
Who can and how do I purchase a Lot?
You may purchase a Certificate of Rights to a lot consisting of one or more graves as a member of the Jewish faith, entitling the person named on the Certificate to bury a Jewish person in one or more of the graves in the lot he/she “purchased”. One must be Jewish to hold a Certificate and be buried at Beth El Memorial Park, but need not be a member of Temple Beth El. To purchase Rights, please contact Ivan Schonfeld at or any other member of the committee. 
When is Access to the Park Permitted? You may visit during daylight hours except on Shabbat or Yom Tov.
2016 Board Members
Ivan Schonfeld, President
Buddy Lesavoy, Attorney
Seth Katzman, Treasurer
Elaine Rappaport-Bass, Secretary
Gerald Melamut, Monuments & Footstones
Greg Harris, Finance
Marshall Silverstein, Past President, Emeritus
Donald Senderowitz, Member-at-Large
Roberta Penn, Member-at-Large
Endowing Items at Cemetery
Purchase a Tree for $1,000
(permanent plaque will be erected by tree)
Purchase a bench over minimum of two graves for $3,600.
(Bench is etched in place of footstone.)
Other items available for endowment in memory of a loved one. Contact Ivan Schonfeld for more information.
Contact Information for   Ivan Schonfeld  
Call Temple Beth El at 610/435-3521 or
BEMP is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Gifts are tax dedcutible to the extent permitted by law. Please consult your financial advisor to determine your eligibility for a tax deduction.

Click here for additional information

Click here for rules


Like Us on Facebook

Temple Beth El
1305 Springhouse Road, Allentown, PA 18104
phone: 610.435.3521 | fax: 610.435.7704
Legal & Privacy Policy | Site Map
© 2016 Temple Beth El. All Rights Reserved, except as noted for additional content used with permission and/or as attributed to original author.
Web Site Design and Powered by Blue Tangerine Solutions