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35 Bagatelle Road
Melville NY 11747
phone: 631-643-1200
fax: 631-643-3011

WELCOME to Temple Beth Torah, a Reform Jewish Congregation of over 600 families in the Melville/Dix Hills area of Long Island.  We hope that our Web site conveys the fullness and depth of the rich spiritual, educational and social life that is the heart and soul of our temple family. We come to Temple Beth Torah to pray, to learn and to celebrate.  Our culture is inclusive and we encourage participation. Check out our history, our clergy, our worship schedule, our nursery school, our religious school, and our youth group. Come and join us.  You'll be glad that you did.


 Thanksgiving Horn of PlentyTemple Beth Torah and St. Matthew Roman Catholic Church cordially invite you to our annual Thanksgiving Interfaith Service

Please join us for an evening of Thanksgiving prayers, spiritual interpretation and light refreshments. Tuesday, November 18 at 7:00pm at St. Matthew Roman Catholic Church

All Tuesday students interested in participating please RSVP to the Religious School Office x330. Pizza dinner provided for Tuesday Students going from Religious School to St. Matthew's who RSVP. Parent carpool drivers needed! Sign up with Ronnie x330

**Participating in the service is 2 MITZVAH STARS!
*Attending is 1 MITZVAH STAR!

Please bring a donation of non-perishable Thanksgiving foods, including cans of: sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce, gravy, stuffing, etc., to be donated to the Interfaith Nutrition Network (INN) for their 19 soup kitchens on LI where they serve over 5,500 Long Islanders each week.

Please RSVP to Kathy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Mary Resnick-Chan at 631-491-0298 (evenings) by Friday, November 14


 GalaEventNY logo Temple Beth Torah is proud to announce Gala Event NYC as the exclusive caterer at TBT. Please call (631) 920-6776 or visit their web site to schedule an appointment.

Rabbi Moskowitz

Rabbi Moskowitz's Blog

Read about our community, e-learning, and words from our Rabbi. Interactive commentary that lets you read and be part of a discussion.

Cantor Appelbaum

Cantor's Corner

Read about music activities at Temple Beth Torah and Cantor Appelbaum's other activities with temple members.  Join one of the three Music Ensembles at TBT.

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David Joshua Berg Nursery School

Mommy & Me, Step-up Twos, Two-Year Olds, Three-Year Olds, Four-Year Olds, Nursery Enrichment Programs and PJ Library

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David Joshua Berg Religious School

TBT's Religious School K-7th Grade, Family Education Programming Mishpacha University (MU), Special Trips, Peer Tutoring, and More

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TBT's High School Program Jewish Teen Vibe (JTV)

Teen Lead High School & Youth Programs for TBT's 8th - 12th Graders (Educational, Social, Comunity Service) 

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Temple Beth Torah Youth (TEMBTY)

Youth Group Programs for TBT's 3rd - 7th Graders


The Arc Bulletin

Read about what's going on in our synagogue and community. Read about upcoming events and this week's happenings. It's all included in The Arc.


Photo Albums

Take a look at different events, occasions, and ‘happenings’ here at our synagogue. Our Mitzvah Day celebrations, Tikkun Olam, simchas and special occasions!


FriendshipBudding Friendships ... Pairing teen helpers with kids with special needs 


Do you know a child with special needs who would benefit from a teen mentor . . someone to come over once a week to interact with your child? Are you a teen who would like to help? 


We match teens and kids with special needs to meet weekly and develop a strong one-on-one bond. We will train our teens to participate as volunteers. 


Budding Friendships Dates: Sundays 2-4 PM. 
September 21 , November 23, January 11, March 23, April 26 


Teen Volunteers needed to make these afternoons awesome for kids and teens with special needs. Want to be a One on One Volunteer and visit a child? 

Contact Rabbi Moskowitz at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Click here for the flyer.

 Announcing A New Program

The Adult Education and Entertainment Program at TBT (ADEPT)

ADEPT is about to add something special to TBT’s already extensive programming. ADEPT is for adults who want to learn about Judaism and its quintessential role in today’s world . Presentations will include: best selling books, Jewish culture and comedy, critical issues facing Israel, worldwide current events, and more.

ADEPT November and December Programs

Send comments and questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .