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Temple Beth Elohim is a warm and inclusive Reform congregation, dedicated to creating a sacred community engaged in joyous, participatory and meaningful prayer, lifelong Jewish learning, excellence and innovation in education, and dedicated social activism. Learn more.
Each of us plays a part in making TBE’s community what it is today and what it will become in the future. There are so many ways at TBE to get involved and meet new people, such as by doing a mitzvah, by taking a class, or by joining a lay leadership committee. We encourage you to find an area that interests you. You will not only derive all the benefits of building your own community, you will reach out to build the community of others. Get Involved Today!
Living Torah 21
Introducing Living Torah 21. Deepen your Jewish journey at TBE. Join a community of adults who share in the fullness of Jewish life through learning and spirituality, caring and social justice. Begin your journey here.
Lifelong Jewish learning is integral to our community: experiential, meaningful, and innovative, engaging learners of all ages.
Music at TBE
Music is at the heart and soul of Temple Beth Elohim. We believe in its power to transcend our souls, unite our spirits. We are blessed to have talented musicians who inspire us time and time again, in our services, our programs, our social clubs, and more.
Visit TBEYouth.org to learn more about youth engagement at TBE, information about upcoming events and why our youth love spending time here.
Temple Beth Elohim and our local day Jewish school communities share the belief that relationships and community are central to living a joyful, fulfilling Jewish life. Click here to learn more about how you can deepen your connections.
Join our celebration of community on Saturday, November 22. Your seat at the table awaits. Click here to join us!
You're gonna flip...over our paperless Bulletin! Flipping through our digital flip book is easy. You move through the publication page by page, like a magazine. Click here to experience our interactive, monthly newsletter and read about what's happening at TBE!
Adult Jewish Living and Learning
Click Here to view our 5775/2014-2015 Adult Jewish Living and Learning Guide and to learn more about Living Torah 21.
TBE is exicited to announce the formation of our Men's Club. The TBE Men's Club provides an opportunity for temple members to share activities and experiences and to get to know each other on an informal basis. There is no formal membership and the events are planned by committee members. Learn more about their first event: An Insider Perspective of Sports Ownership on December 4.
Israel Current Events Program (ICEP) is a new, dynamic monthly speaker and discussion series at TBE focusing on critical current events and their impact on Israel and the wider world. Join us on Sunday November 9 when Shai Horovitz presents: Defending Israel While Upholding Jewish Values: Why the IDF is Different from Any Other Army in the World. Learn more here.
TBE is excited to announce the kick-off of the Family Social Action Group or FSAG. We have amazing and meaningful volunteer opportunities for families with children in kindergarten through 5th grade (younger and older siblings welcome!) Let's open up our children's eyes.. and help make them into mensches! Learn more.
Click here to view our full calendar of events and programs.
Saturday, November 8, 9:00 am - Join us for our first Yaldeinu Tot Shabbat of 5775. Spend time with other TBE families with young children for this child-friendly worship service for kids age 2-8 (and younger siblings) with Shabbat stories, songs and rituals. This service is a wonderful way for your family to gain comfort with the synagogue, our rabbis and any liturgy or melodies specific to TBE. Led by our clergy. Running simultaneously will be our parallel K-2 program filled with songs, crafts and fun! Contact Nancy Ostroff with any questions or for further information. Learn more.
Wednesday, November 12, 7:30 pm - Make Shabbat more attainable and meaningful for your family! Together, we will discuss the order of prayers and how to explain them in a meaningful way to children, explore how to celebrate Shabbat in a way that is easy and special for your family, and learn how to make and braid a delicious six-braid challah. Discussion led by Rabbi Rachel Saphire and challah making led by Michelle Black. RSVP is required to attend this Shabbat 101. RSVP by Wednesday October 29. Learn more.
Sunday, November 16, 10:00 am-1:30 pm - Join us at our annual holiday boutique! A perfect time to shop for holiday gifts for children and adults of all ages while at the same time supporting our Yaldeinu community! Don't miss an amazing day of shopping with nearly 40 tables of jewelry, gifts, clothing, children's accessories, skin care, home items and lots more. Learn more.
Family Social Action Opportunity
Sunday, November 22, 10:00 am - Join with other TBE families to volunteer at Family Table, Boston’s largest kosher food pantry. Hurry, registration closes October 20. Learn more and RSVP.
Travel Abroad with TBE
We have several unique opportunities to discover and explore with the TBE community. Learn more.
Family Trip to Israel, December 2014
Women's Trip to Israel, March 2015
Community Trip to Poland & Prague, July 2015
Adult Jewish Living Shabbat Retreat
November 14-15 - Come celebrate the possibilities of Shabbat away from home. Experience a Shabbat filled with sacred time, music, laughter and learning. Join Alison Kur and Rabbi Philip Sherman as we explore the relationships of our biblical ancestors and begin to discover how their spiritual messages bring meaning to our lives today. Learn more and RSVP.