Last updated 9/23/21

Please review the following options to participate in our Sukkot and Simchat Torah offerings.

Capacity for in-person services is limited and registration is required. If you are over the age of 12 you must be vaccinated in order to attend in-person/indoor services. Unvaccinated children under the age of 12 are permitted at this time. Masking and social distancing are required. 

Read the full COVID-19 reopening policy updated September 2021 here.


Monday, Sept. 27, Erev Simchat Torah (Indoor/Outdoor)

This event will be livestreamed on Facebook.

Capacity for the INDOOR portion of the service (beginning and end) is limited. Register your entire pod here:

You do not need to register for the outdoor portion of the service, simply join us in the breezeway/lower lot around 7:10PM.

On the evening of Sept. 27, we will gather to celebrate Simchat Torah.

We will start in the main sanctuary with those who register, before moving outdoors for singing and dancing, the unrolling of the Torah and Torah trivia. All are welcome to attend, and masking and social distancing are still required outdoors. Come sing, dance and meet the Rabbi!

Registration will still be required for the beginning and the end of the service (main sanctuary). If you are over the age of 12, you must be vaccinated. Both adults and children are expected to stay in their family pods, observe social distancing, and wear a mask.

Tuesday, Sept. 28 Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah

Services will be held in the main sanctuary at Temple Beth El and livestreamed on Facebook and Youtube.

Register your entire pod here:

9:30 am: Service, Main Sanctuary

11 am: Yizkor Memorial Service


If you have trouble registering for any events, or technical concerns, please call Temple Beth El at 205-933-2740 so that we may assist you! We will not be able to provide technical assistance on the day of specific events.