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Reservation Only Events

The 2023 TBS Gala has come and gone but there is still room for you at some of the “Reservations Only” events that were offered at the gala. Take a look and sign-up to join us at one of these great events sponsored by your TBS friends. Click here to RSVP Spanish Tapas Evening July […]

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Rabbi’s Corner: It Takes Each of Us

Last Friday as I was leaving services and said “good by” to Steve our security guard, he pulled me aside. “I want you to be aware that there is gang graffiti spray-painted on the tarp of TBS’s fence alongside of the building. It will need to get painted over right away.” Steve is one of […]

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Rabbi’s Corner: Kicking off our Summer Challenge

This week, we begin reading the fourth book of the Torah, the Book of Numbers, called B’midbar in Hebrew. The word “b’midbar” means “in the wilderness.” The entire book takes place in the wilderness of Sinai as the Israelites travel from Egypt to the Promised Land. The wilderness can seem like a place of uncertainty, […]

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Shavuot at Temple Beth Sholom

Shavuot, the feast of weeks, is celebrated seven weeks after the second Passover seder. Although Shavuot began as an ancient grain harvest festival, the holiday has been identified since biblical times with the giving of the Torah on Mount Sinai. Shavuot 2023 will begin in the evening of Thursday, May 25 and ends in the […]

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Rabbi’s Corner: Celebrating the Women in Our Lives

On Sunday, we celebrate Mother’s Day in North America (it’s observed at different times throughout the world.) Many think it’s a holiday manufactured by greeting card companies. However, it’s true origins were to celebrate the sacrifices of mothers and women, since most holidays at the time celebrated the achievements of men: The official Mother’s Day […]

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Brotherhood Speaker’s Series 2023

Temple Beth Sholom Brotherhood Speaker Series Presents: Come With Me On A Musical Journey: Pieces That Have Shaped My Jewish Identity with Michael Sumague (Accompanied by Nancy Rosen, Piano) Download Flyer Sunday June 11, 2023 10:00am Light Refreshments 11:00am Performance Come spend a wonderful morning with violinist Michael Sumague as he takes you on a […]

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Rabbi’s Corner: You Are The Living Torah

We’re now in the middle of counting the Omer – the period of 7 weeks between Pesach and Shavuot. It’s traditional on the Shabbat afternoon during this seven week period to study Pirke Avot – the Ethics of the Fathers. We are taught in Pirke Avot “Aseh l’cha chaver, u’kneh l’cha rav. – Make for yourself a […]

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