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The Visitors In Concert

Sunday, April 3rd, outdoors on the TBS campus from 10-11 am Free Admission Enjoy a musical morning with The Visitors, the musicians from the Broadway tour of The Band’s Visit, who will grace us with this unique opportunity to hear original music written by the musicians themselves. The concert will feature Middle Eastern music and also […]

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Passover 2022 at TBS

Passover 2022 will begin in the evening of Friday, April 15 and ends in the evening of Saturday, April 23 Community Seder On Saturday, April 16 at 6:00pm we come together to retell the story of Passover. Join us for a community 2nd Night Seder with Rabbi Lipper and Cantor Reinwald – including Kosher for Passover […]

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Cantor’s Cabaret: TBS Annual Gala

Join us for the return of Temple Beth Sholom’s annual gala as we celebrate Cantor David Reinwald’s dedication and service to our congregation at “Cantor’s Cabaret” on Saturday, June 11, 2022.  This fantastic evening will include live entertainment, creative cocktails, delicious food, exciting live and silent auctions, and more!  All of the proceeds raised help fund the […]

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Message from the President

By: Mike Winston I can feel spring in the air. My lemon tree is flowering, my avocado tree is budding, and I am getting excited for Purim. We have a great Purim Carnival planned for Sunday, March 13th. And on March 16th, Cantor Reinwald’s loving, and slightly overbearing Aunt Shirley is coming for an adults […]

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Social Action Committee Updates: March 2022

The Social Action Committee has been hard at work supporting our community as well as offering ways for our families to participate in Social Action. Here are some great next steps from United to End Homelessness to help end homelessness in Orange County: 1) Sign and share our Petition to End Homelessness amongst your networks! […]

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From the Rabbi’s Study: Celebrating Purim

By Rabbi David Lipper Purim, which occurs on the fourteenth of the Hebrew month of Adar (or in Jerusalem, on the fifteenth), is a celebration of the events described in the Scroll of Esther (M’gilat Esther). The holiday, with its joyous carnival-like atmosphere, focuses on one of the main themes in Jewish history—the survival of […]

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Purim: Mishloach Manot

Purim is the most joyous holiday in the Jewish calendar. It recounts the saving of the Jews from a threatened massacre during the Persian period, as told in the Book of Esther, whose eponymous heroine plays the leading role in saving her people. The holiday is traditionally celebrated with putting on costumes, eating hamentashen and […]

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Linda Abbit: The Conscious Caregiver

Sunday, March 6 at 10:00am in the Chapel Register here Please join us as we present a local author, Linda Abbit who is addressing a growing topic of need. In addition to her professional role as an Outreach Manager for the innovative Mind and Memory outreach program at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo, Linda has […]

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Movie Group Discussion: Bye Bye Germany

let’s get together via Zoom, for discussion and dissection. Our second selection is “Bye Bye Germany”, available on Amazon Prime. You can stream any time before the March 27th, 10:30 am discussion. A Zoom link will be sent prior to the program once registration is submitted. A brief synopsis is provided below for your convenience. […]

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Aunt Shirley is coming to Purim

Aunt Shirley, that is Cantor Reinwald’s loving and slightly overbearing Aunt Shirley, the doting Jewish aunt who will be your favorite aunt as well …  She is coming to Purim! She is going to tell us the story of Purim like you have never heard or understood it before. So, you better be there! Wednesday, […]

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