If we are really honest then, the best we can say is that Beth El is a striving community. We have more mitzvot to do. There is more we can achieve.

We are told in the Torah, “k’doshim t’hiyu you shall be holy.” That is our charge and our challenge- to build a kehilah k’dosha, a holy community. So we are working at it with all of our joy, our passion, our doubts, our faith, our fun, our hearts and our hands. And with your help, we just might succeed in becoming what our name calls upon us to be, “Beit El,” a house where God dwells.