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From the Rabbi’s Study: Telling Our Stories

By Rabbi David Lipper When the Baal Shem Tov saw misfortune threatening the Jews, it was his custom to go into a certain part of the forest to meditate. There he would light a fire, say a special prayer, and the miracle would be accomplished, and the misfortune averted. Later, when his disciple, the Maggid […]

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Smooth Jazz Sunday Brunch

Join us on Sunday, July 25th from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm for the first of three events in our TBS Summer Music Series featuring live music, mimosas, and good company along with your choice of boxed brunch options from Parties by Panache. This is a great opportunity to gather with friends in a laid […]

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Rosh Hashanah Honey Jars

This distinctive 8 -ounce jar of kosher honey arrives in time for Rosh Hashanah, decorated with a festive label, and includes a personalized card reading “Shana Tova —Wishing you a Healthy and Happy New Year.” This card also lets the recipients know that a donation has been made in their honor to Temple Beth Sholom. […]

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Book Club: The Rabbi who Prayed with Fire

Join Cantor Reinwald, Soni Sanberg, and your favorite TBS bookworms for a summer book discussion on Wednesday, August 11th at 7:00 pm. We will be discussing The Rabbi who Prayed with Fire by Rachel Sharona Lewis, a brand new mystery written as an homage to the classic Rabbi Small series (by Harry Kemelman) that is […]

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Sh’ma: Listen

Sh’ma: Listen, why do we Learn? Thursday, July 1 at 7pm REGISTER HERE What is the purpose of Jewish study? What does it mean to be a “literate Jew” in 2021? Come explore the reasons why it is a mitzvah to study and learn. Together, we will conceptualize modern Jewish literacy based in Jewish text […]

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Echoes of Elul 5781

TBS is pleased to announce the return of our popular blog called Echoes of Elul. The Echoes will be posted during the 29 days of Elul for members to view and contemplate as we prepare for the High Holy days. Let’s work together and breathe life into this meaningful program again this year. We look […]

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Comparative Barchu

Join Johannah Sohn to discuss Comparative Barchu: What are the calls to worship in other religions? Thursday, June 17, 2021 | 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Register Here What is the barchu and how do other religions call to worship? Let’s explore the adhan (muslim call to prayer), barchu, and the christian call to prayer […]

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Cancel Culture through a Jewish Lens

Bari Weiss “Cancel Culture through a Jewish Lens” Sunday June 6, 2021 4:00 – 5:00 PM PDT Register Here Bari Weiss is a former opinion writer and editor at the New York Times. She is the author of “How To Fight Anti-Semitism”. Bari has changed the way we think about important issues including #MeToo, freedom […]

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