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Shavuot at Temple Beth Sholom

Shavuot, the feast of weeks, is celebrated seven weeks after the second Passover seder. Although Shavuot began as an ancient grain harvest festival, the holiday has been identified since biblical times with the giving of the Torah on Mount Sinai. Shavuot 2023 will begin in the evening of Thursday, May 25 and ends in the […]

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Chanukah is the Jewish eight-day, wintertime “festival of lights,” celebrating the rededication of the Temple in Jerusalem in 164 BCE. According to legend, the Maccabees found only a small jar of oil, containing one day’s worth of oil needed for the menorah’s flame.  Miraculously, the flame continued to burn for eight full days. Chanukah 2022 begins in […]

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High Holy Days 5784/2023

QUICK REGISTRATION LINKS & INFORMATION MEMBERS- Click on the button above to let us know which services you’re planning to attend, purchase additional tickets, order your copy of Mishkan HaNefesh – High Holy Day Prayer Book, make a donation to the High Holy Day Appeal, and submit name(s) of loved ones for the Memorial Book […]

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Sukkot and Simchat Torah

The origins of Sukkot are both historical and agricultural. Historically, Sukkot commemorates the forty-year period during which the children of Israel were wandering in the desert, living in temporary shelters. Agriculturally, Sukkot is a harvest festival and is sometimes referred to as Chag HaAsif (חג האסיף, the “Festival of Ingathering”), as it celebrates the gathering […]

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Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur 2020 will begin in the evening of Sunday, September 27 and ends in the evening of Monday, September 28 High Holy Days Worship Access (for TBS Members) High Holy Days Worship Access (Non Members) Yom Kippur is time when we dedicate our mind, body, and soul to reconciliation with our fellow human beings, […]

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High Holy Days 5781 / 2020

Cantor David Reinwald and Rabbi Emeritus Shelton Donnell Will Lead Streaming Service High Holy Days Worship Access (for TBS Members) High Holy Days Worship Access (Non Members) High Holy Days Lunch and Dinner Boxes Memorial Book listing Memorial Wall Visit High Holy Days family kit (download) Dates Rosh Hashanah 2020 begins in the evening of […]

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Passover Resource page

The Fifth Question: Why is this Passover different than all other Passovers? With Covid-19 and physical distancing, we recognize that this Passover is not going to be like anything we have ever experienced. This Passover will be an especially challenging one as we shelter in place to keep each other healthy and safe. This resources […]

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Purim 2020

Sunday, March 1Purim Shpiel 9:45 Preschool Performance followed by Puirm Shpiel and Carnival until 1:00 PM Click for pre-sale wristbands and underwriting opportunities Pre-purchase wristbands ends February 25, 2020 at midnight! Purim Ponderings Adults, come Ponder Purim with Rabbi Heidi on Monday night, March 9, 6:30 pm in the Board Room. Together we will ponder […]

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Sing on Israel’s Independence Day

Cantor Reinwald invites you to sing with the TBS choir for Yom Ha’atzmaut (Israel Independence Day)! We will be singing an all Israeli music filled Shabbat on Friday, May 10th (at 6:30 pm) Rehearsals for this service will happen on Tuesdays, April 23rd and May 7th from 7:30-9:00. Sign up today by emailing Cantor Reinwald

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