November 25, 2014   3 Kislev 5775
Grandparent & Grandchildren available for 'adoption'

Friday, December 12th is Grandparent/Grandchild Shabbat.  We understand that not all grandchildren/grandparents live in the same area. We are looking for seniors and children who would like to participate in this "Adoption" for the evening. If you are interested in participating, please contact Anne Corn at anne123c@gmail.com


Jewish Children's Book Fair
Sunday, November 16th 9am - 1pm


Sisterhood Challah Baking
Nov. 16 - 2 Sessions - Registration Required


Shabbat Shir Shalom - Friday, January 23rd @ 7PM

Come sing, move, listen, meditate, rejoice, clap and pray.  Hear a "Sermon in Song" with the theme, M'shanah L'shanah -  From Year to Year

Annual Women's Retreat Friday, January 9th - Sunday, January 11th
Don't miss out on this amazing weekend.  Sign up now!!

Yahrzeit Plaque Order Information
Oneg information & Signup
A documentary was made featuring Temple Beth Shalom member, Jennifer Greenberg Seth , and her story of Jewish identity through music and family. The Temple Beth Shalom Kol Hakavod Ensemble sings in the background throughout most of the documentary and you can see many shots of our group singing and of our sanctuary. PBS's " The Story of the Jews ."

5775 High Holy Day Sermons  
Opportunities & Updates  
Adult Education-Rabbi Freedman Discusses his Sabbatical
- if you missed any sessions, watch here:
1st and 2nd and 3rd
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Let your voice be heard - Sign the Petition to support equal representation for all Jews at the Western Wall
Press Releases from the Religious Action Center
RJ.org Blog Entries  

NFTY Blog Entries - News & Views of Reform Jewish Teens

Submissions from our own Temple Beth Shalom members....

May 8, 2013 - A letter to my daughter for her first NFTY year by Allison Kramer


Sacred Stories - Learn more about how to share your own story, and read stories of average Reform Jews– stories of moments when their worlds were transformed – through struggles with tragedy, encounters with the divine, moments when their communities reached out to them or when they reached out to another.

Submissions from our own Temple Beth Shalom members....

September 14, 2012 - Turn: A Poem for the High Holy Days by Mark Wendel

January 26, 2012 - Pastor at a Yizkor Service by Mark Wendel

October 6, 2011 - Finding Comfort in a Caring Community by Lori Freedman

Upcoming Events  
November 2014
Come and join the fun, bring your set and play the game.
8th - 12th graders, come join other Jews your age for a mid-week schmooze and even get some homework done!
11/29 -  Torah Study
December 2014
Sandy Kress will teach "Justice in the Talmud; a Quick Walk Through "The Gates"
12/05 -  Family Service
joint oneg to follow
Pre-oneg at ~7:10 with Tot Shabbat & Family Service
Our Community Album  

Jewish World News  
RJ.org - The Reform Blog  

Finding My Voice and Connecting with God

By Josh Nelson I could see her sitting against the wall. She was different from the other kids, withdrawn and separated from the group. My grandmother would have called her “a bit of an odd duck.” She was just… other. The kids leapt into the air, singing at the top of their lungs. “Ivdu et […]

Five Lessons Learned: How the URJ’s Communities of Practice Strengthen Congregations

by Amy Asin and Lisa Lieberman Barzilai Two years ago, the Union for Reform Judaism launched its Communities of Practice (CoP) initiative. We began with five separate cohorts, comprising lay and professional leaders from congregations throughout North America: Pursuing Excellence in Your Early Centers Engaging Families with Young Children Engaging Young Adults Reimagining Financial Support […]

My Double Major in Communications and Jewish Life

by Liza Moskowitz Five years ago – amidst AP classes, piano lessons, soccer games, and responsibilities as my temple’s youth group president – I began the college search process. My “wish list” was simple: big school in a big city with a large Jewish population. I was undecided about my academic desires, but I knew […]

How We Brought Camp Into our Religious School

Ellen Fox describes how her congregation embraced the best that camp has to offer to ignite change in her religious school.


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