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Screening: “Who Will Write Our History”

TBS Sisterhood of OC Presents the Maxine Cultural Series “Who Will Write Our History” Movie May 1, 2019 at 7:00 PM At Temple Beth Sholom Get Tickets   Before the movie: “Meet the Director” Dinner Join us for a buffet dinner, catered by Parties by Panache, before the movie. Roberta Grossman, the director of “Who […]

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Purim Sponsorship

Do you remember how you looked forward to the annual Purim Carnival held at your Temple, school or neighborhood event? Dressing up in costume, playing games of skill, and sampling carnival fare is forever embedded in our childhood memories. How about yours? Purim is around the corner and this year’s committee is planning a grand […]

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Mainstreming Hate: A Talk With Peter Simi

Temple Beth Sholom Brotherhood is honored to host Dr. Peter Simi, Director of the Earl Babbie Research Center and Associate Professor of Sociology at Chapman University, to discuss violence and hate. March 10, 2019 at 10:00 AM At Temple Beth Sholom, Board Room Bagels & Cream Cheese will be served. This event is free and […]

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New Member Shabbat: 3/29

Join us for our New Member Recognition Shabbat with special guest AME Gospel Choir. Friday, March 29 6:00 pre-oneg 6:30 Shabbat services. Following services everyone is invited for an indulgent dessert oneg. We invite our New Members to this special Shabbat celebration! During the service you have the opportunity to participate, for those who would […]

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Hamantashen 101

Join Lynne Kontur, baker extraordinaire, for a hands-on hamantashen “how to” and get ready to fill your Purim baskets with tasty treats! Sunday, March 10, 2019 9:30am – 11:30am Cost $18 A hamantash is a filled-pocket cookie or pastry recognizable for its triangular shape, usually associated with Haman, the villain in the Purim story. Hamantashen […]

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Car Wash Fundraiser

Ben Irving and Ultimate Shine will be here to detail cars and raise money for our Religious School, Camp Sholom and our Youth Programming. Click here to sign up for your spot!  Date: Sunday, 2/24/19 Time: 9am – 1pm. 36 car maximum Location: Near North entrance / old handicap spots Price: $50ea for cars, $75ea […]

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Is Jewish Guilt Really Guilt or Is It Shame?

December 9, 2018 January 6, 2019 February 3, 2019 March 3, 2019 April 28, 2019 9:30 – 10:30 am | TBS “Belonging is the innate human desire to be part of something larger than us. Because this yearning is so primal, we often try to acquire it by fitting in and by seeking approval, which […]

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iEngage Community Presentation with Dr. Yehuda Kurtzer

Community wide event on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. We are thrilled to host Dr. Yehuda Kurtzer, President of the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, for our next iEngage community presentation. Temple Beth El of South Orange County has graciously volunteered to host the program, along with a reception beforehand.  This program is free and […]

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February Shabbaton With Rabbi Shelton Donnell & Wendy Bocarsky

February 21-24, 2019 In honor of Presidents Weekend our theme will be “Providence, Power and Perspective: How Judaism Views Leaders and Leadership.” Thursday, February 21 “An Evening With a Good Book” — Waking Lions, by Ayelet Gundar-Goshen Rabbi Donnell & Soni Sanberg (7:00pm) Waking Lions offers a commentary on privilege and otherness, challenging readers to […]

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Dining in Good Taste

AMAZING “DINING IN GOOD TASTE” OPPORTUNITY! MONDAY, JANUARY 7th : Tickets Go on Sale! SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 10th : Winning Tickets Drawn – 10:00 AM TBS Living Room! How would you like to wine and dine someone you love in February? How would you like to win a $100 to $300 gift card to a fine-dining […]

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