Welcome to Shaarei-Beth El

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    Shaarei-Beth El

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    Jewish Education

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    Simchat Torah

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    Reaching Out

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    Great Community

A Reform Synagogue Serving Halton Region and Beyond


Shaarei-Beth El Shabbat weekly virtual services

Kabbalat Shabbat evening services:
Fridays at 6:00 pm

Shabbat morning services:
Saturdays at 10:30 am

Please join our Zoom meeting online via computer/cellphone

Or Call in: +1 647 374 4685 Canada and use Meeting ID: 293 499 3535



Shaarei-Beth El presents:

Featuring Rabbi Noam Katz
May 2, 7:00 PM

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Ten Minutes of Torah


We are a congregation that supports a wide range of programs and activities for members of all ages.

We want to build a community based on inclusiveness, where everyone is welcome, regardless of age, marital status, sexual orientation, a Jew by birth or by choice.

What makes Shaarei-Beth El
Congregation so special?

“Shaarei-Beth El is a Reform Jewish congregation dedicated to the teachings of Torah and the principles of Judaism serving the community of Halton.”

Our Vision is “To be the vibrant centre of Jewish life in Halton Region”.

We are a welcoming Reform synagogue with a sense of tradition and a spirit of openness and acceptance. From 1982 when our two congregations in Burlington and Oakville merged, we have always been here to serve the unique and individualized needs of this community. Families of varying backgrounds, including Interfaith families and LGBT families, are welcome to lifestyles and communities are welcome to share in our synagogue activities, the center of Jewish experience in the Halton region.

Located in beautiful downtown Oakville, steps from Lakeshore Road, we are a congregation that fills a broad range of spiritual, educational and social interests. A small congregation with a big heart, we at Shaarei-Beth El have the ability to connect to each one of our members in a special way. We have a proud past and look forward to a bright future together.

We’re here for you.

sbe-rabbiwise-squareRabbi Stephen Wise is dedicated to serving your community. After two years as an assistant rabbi in Boca Raton, Florida, as your senior rabbi he brings energy, vitality and a broad range of experience.

He is devoted to providing you with profound spiritual experiences, guidance when you need it and joyous holiday celebrations. His philosophy-lifelong learning for your entire family.

Worship services at our synagogue blend the traditional liturgy with contemporary music, placing topical issues of importance to you in a Jewish context.

DOMIM partnership

We are partnered with Kehillat Yuval in Gedera, Israel as part of the DOMIM-aLike project- the Israel-Diaspora relations project of the Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism.

DOMIM– aLike  was established together with the Israel Ministry of Diaspora Affairs. It fosters partnerships between Reform and Progressive congregations in Israel and around the world.

Yuval Newman Director of New Media

DOMIM – aLike Initiative Israel-Diaspora Relations

Israel Movement for Reform & Progressive Judaism

Fax: 02-6203446  Mobile: 054-7791104

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Community Memorial and Prayer Service to the Victims of The Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting in Pittsburgh


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Shaarei-Beth El Congregation Helps Syrian Refugees



Upcoming Events

  1. Sat 15

    Shabbat Services

    Aug 15 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  2. Wed 19
  3. Thu 20
  4. Thu 20

    Krav Maga Nation Inc.

    Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  5. Sat 22

    Shabbat Services

    Aug 22 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  6. Wed 26