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Book Club: “To the Edge of Sorrow”

Please join us on Wednesday, Dec. 2nd at 7 pm in reading the next TBS book club selection, led by Mandy Shamis and Soni Sanberg, discussing “To the Edge of Sorrow” by Aharon Appelfeld, a book recently translated from Hebrew, about a group of Jewish resistance fighters hiding in a Ukrainian forest during the Holocaust. […]

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Moms and Babies Holiday Gift Drive for Casa Teresa

TBS is proud to announce that our next Social Action/Justice program will support Casa Teresa; a residence for homeless pregnant women. Currently, 20 women reside in two homes; one for women who are pregnant and the other for new moms and their babies. Prior to Covid, Mitzvah Meals provided food for the residents; now individuals […]

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Final Shabbat Parade: December 4, 2020

Don’t Miss Our Final Shabbat Parade Featuring Special Giveaways!  Final Shabbat Parade with Hanukkah Swag is December 4, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. ​ Don’t miss our final Shabbat Parade of the year! The FWYC committee, Patti Widdicombe, the Sitty family, and the Waterman family are sponsoring special Hanukkah SWAG to accompany your […]

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October 31: Havdalah and Treats

The TBS Membership Committee is thrilled to announce our first in-person event: Havdalah and Treats! Please join us in the TBS Parking Lot (Tustin Ave. side) on Saturday, October 31st at 4:30 p.m. We will be parking tailgate style with plenty of space between cars to enjoy Havdalah services, some festive music, and a dance […]

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Sukkot and Simchat Torah

The origins of Sukkot are both historical and agricultural. Historically, Sukkot commemorates the forty-year period during which the children of Israel were wandering in the desert, living in temporary shelters. Agriculturally, Sukkot is a harvest festival and is sometimes referred to as Chag HaAsif (חג האסיף, the “Festival of Ingathering”), as it celebrates the gathering […]

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Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur 2020 will begin in the evening of Sunday, September 27 and ends in the evening of Monday, September 28 High Holy Days Worship Access (for TBS Members) High Holy Days Worship Access (Non Members) Yom Kippur is time when we dedicate our mind, body, and soul to reconciliation with our fellow human beings, […]

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Echoes of Elul, Day 28: Carry On

Anonymous Elul, a time of dread to me. Like in a movie when you hear the ominous background music while people are having fun. Something dreadful is about to happen and everyone is oblivious. I am headed for the High Holy Days where something profound “should” happen. But unlike my movie friends, I know it. […]

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