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The latest news and events from Temple Beth Sholom staff.


Welcome Shabbat / Open House Shabbat

Longtime member? New member? Shul shopping? All are welcome to join us for a special Open House Shabbat Celebration for the whole family! Friday, August 4, 2023 5:00pm Shabbat Dinner* with children’s activities and campus tours (Catering by Pantries by Panache) 6:00pm Shabbat Service lead by Rabbi Sobel 7:00pm Ice Cream Truck Oneg *Dinner requires […]

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Sunday Funday

The successful community event for the whole family returns! Sunday, July 30 9:00 am – 12:00 pm at Temple Beth Sholom Join us for brunch and beer, water play for kids, and learn how to bake a delicious chocolate marble cake. Register here

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Religious School: Registration Now Open!

Registration for Temple Beth Sholom of Orange County’s Sunday Religious School for students in Kindergarten through 7th grade is now open! The first day of school is Sunday, September 10th, so don’t wait to ensure your student(s) has their seat in class! You can complete the registration form by clicking here Simply complete the online […]

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Tisha B’Av

We invite you to join us in our beautiful Chapel for our Tisha B’Av meditative service: Wednesday, July 26 7:00 PM: Tisha B’Av Service and Reading of Eicha (The Book of Lamentations) – Temple Beth Sholom Chapel Tisha B’Av is an annual fast day in Judaism, on which a number of disasters in Jewish history […]

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Rabbi’s Corner: Searching for God’s Covenant of Peace in Today’s Uncertain World

Jerusalem: The Possibility of Shalom and Shleimut (Peace and Wholeness). Phote: Carole-Ann Gordon   26 weeks = 6 months = ½ year. That is how long hundreds of thousands Israelis have been rallying and protesting against Netanyahu’s judicial proposed judicial reforms each and every week. These reforms threaten to harm Israel’s democracy, dramatically expand West Bank […]

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Sound Immersion and Meditation Class

Thursday, August 10 | 6:00pm Treat yourself to a sonic vacation. This class is led by sound alchemist Jody Theissen and is designed to promote peace and wellbeing using ancient instruments from Tibetan, along with crystal singing bowls, gongs, flutes, drums, mantra and more. Bring a yoga mat and towel or pillow. The class will […]

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Rabbi’s Corner: Liberty and Justice for All

The Hebrew name for the United States is “Artzot Ha-brit”, literally “the states of the covenant.”  The 50 states in the union and Washington, DC are bound together by a covenantal agreement which joins us together as a unified country. We joined together because despite political, socio-economic, ethnic, cultural, geographic, religious and so many other […]

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Mah Jongg at TBS

Sisterhood, We play Mah Jongg, the popular game based on strategy and luck of the draw: Monday 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM and Thursday 6:00 – 8:00 PM. All players are proficient in American Mah Jongg.  If you wish to join us, please email Sandy Drummond, or Mara in the TBS office at Upcoming games […]

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