When we observe Tisha B’av, the 9th of Av, we remember the destruction of the Temples. For three weeks prior, we prepared ourselves to be in this state of mourning. But just as we leave the shiva house and walk around the block once, it’s time for us to walk around the block and enter […]
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See the entire list of Echoes of Elul postings Shalom and welcome to the month of Elul. During September we traditionally spend time preparing for the upcoming High Holy Days. Introspection, self-evaluation, and prayer help guide us through the month when we spend time reflecting on our lives and our choices. We examine our challenges, […]
A Shabbaton of Jewish Magic, Fantasy and Superstition October 24-27, 2019 25-28 Tishri 5780 Rabbi Shelton Donnell & Wendy Bocarsky Register Here Everyone likes a good ghost story or a throat-clutching horror movie. Ghosts, and goblins, witches and monsters under the bed are all part of the secular holiday of Halloween. But, did you know […]
Tuesday, November 19, 2019: If I Forget (Steven Levenson) Order here Tuesday, December 17, 2019: Oslo (J.T. Rogers) Order here Tuesday, April 28, 2020: The Jew of Seville (Victor Séjour) Order here (Please note that there are two date changes from the previously printed dates in the TBS program guidebook.) 7:00 – 9:00 PM at […]
Sunday, October 13, 2019 Sunday, November 3, 2019 Sunday, November 24, 2019 9:30 – 10:30 am at TBS Register Here Pirkei Avot, the sayings of our sages, is the ultimate text providing insight into Jewish practical wisdom, and draws upon the Jewish ethical traditions in a simple and clear way. While we will explore the […]
SEPTEMBER 22, 2019 12:00-2:30pm SOCIAL HALL AND SANCTUARY Sponsored by TBS Sisterhood and Religious School Based on Clay Cranford’s acclaimed book, Parenting in the Digital World, this 2-hour cyber safety seminar will prepare parents to effectively supervise their children on social media sites, protect them from online threats, and bring technological balance back to their […]
We are excited to announce that Temple Beth Sholom of Santa Ana, CA is one of 10 Reform congregations in North America selected to participate in a new Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) cohort. The URJ Congregational Governance Community of Practice (CoP) is a learning and networking group for Reform congregations that are ready to […]
I’m nearly a week back from vacation (faculty at Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico, 7/20-7/28) so I thought I’d provide some thoughts before we reach September. Allow me to look back, before I look forward. Matthew Griffin, VP of Education, & I made plans months ago to visit my Aunt & Uncle in Pebble […]
Join us and let’s celebrate Shabbat together at the playground! Saturday, September 14th 8:30am, in the Early Childhood Center playground.
Join us for this celebration of the Jewish camp experience. Wear your camp shirts and get ready to sing! We are going to BBQ and providing dessert. Register here by Wednesday, July 31st: tbsoc.shulcloud.com/form/2019CampShabbat The cost is $5 per person and we ask everyone to bring a side dish to share. If you are 16 […]