About Us

Welcome to Temple Beth El


Thank you for reaching out to our congregation at Temple Beth El is located in Odessa, Texas. Our address is 1501 N. Grandview Odessa, TX 79761.

We are a vibrant congregation in the heart of the Permian Basin of west Texas, one of the fastest growing areas in the United States. We are glad you logged on to our website. Please consider this a friendly invitation, encouraging you to stop by and be warmly greeted by our welcoming Jewish community.



Our Rabbi

Learn more about Rabbi Jordan Parr A native of Detroit, Michigan, Rabbi Parr has also served congregations in Dallas, Plano, Texas, Jackson, Tennessee and Augusta, Georgia. Follow the link for more information.


Our Leadership

The leadership of the Temple is elected every year at the annual meeting held in May. In May 2017, Paul Feit feit_p@utpb.edu was elected President. Follow the link for more information.


Our History

Temple Beth El was founded after World War II when members of the Jewish community of the Permian Basin met for religious purposes, raised funds, and built its first building at 4th and West County Road in Odessa. Follow the link for more information.



Information to come this page is under construction. You may download our Prospective Member Form by following the link.