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The occasions that we refer to as "Lifecycle Events" mark those important milestones or transitions in our lives when move into a new phase of Jewish living.

Whether you are celebrating life's most joyous occasions, or looking for comfort in life's most difficult times, you can rely on Congregation Beth El to help fulfill ritual and spiritual needs.

Baby Naming and Bris Ceremonies (for members and non-members)
Baby girls can be named and blessed from the bimah during Shabbat services. Bris ceremonies in our facility can also be arranged and we can recommend a number of Mohels. To arrange for a baby naming or Bris, please contact us by calling our synagogue office at 203 374-5544 or e-mailing us at

B'nai Mitzvah
Bar and Bat Mitzvah ceremonies are held regularly at Congregation Beth El. Students are required to attend our religious school in order to schedule a ceremony. Our ceremonies include the entire family in an inspiring service, led by the Bar or Bat Mitzah.

An Aufruf (traditional blessing of the couple on the Shabbat preceding the wedding) can be scheduled the week before the wedding service for both members and non-members.

Death/Bereavement and Cemetery Information
Please notify the synagogue office immediately in the event of a loss so that we can provide support and assistance during this difficult time. Congregation Beth El owns and maintains a Jewish cemetery located in Fairfield, CT. Plots are moderately priced and available to synagogue members and non-members. Purchase price includes perpetual care of the plot and cemetery grounds.

For further information, please contact Richard Becker at 203-259-9643 or Susan Mittag at 203-374-5544.

Congregation Beth El
1200 Fairfield Woods Rd Star of David Fairfield, CT 06825
Ph. 203-374-5544 Star of David Fax 203-374-4962