The Jewish Love Affair with Stories: Scholar in Residence, Rabbi Ariel Burger
May 7, 12:15 p.m.
Come and learn how Aggada, the Hebrew word for traditional storytelling, helped keep Jewish culture and values alive over millennia. Rabbi Burger, who studied with Elie Wiesel, also will talk about storytelling as a political act. The event, which includes brunch, costs $18. For more information, visit the Scholar in Residence page.
Temple Shalom Refugee Humanitarian Project
“You too must befriend the stranger, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt” - Deuteronomy 10:19
There are currently over 65 million displaced people worldwide calling out for a safe and secure place to live. This year at Temple Shalom we are heeding the call with a commitment to provide housing for two refugee families for a year. This is an enormous task that will require many hearts and hands. If you are interested in learning more about the project or how you can help, please contact Refugee Humanitarian Project.
Got Shabbat? Try one of our many Shabbat Worship Options
Each person connects to Judaism is their own ways. We want to help you connect and find a way to bring Shabbat into your life.
Shira Yoga integrates movement, Jewish texts and intricate global Jewish music. This class will provide a flexible space for all yogis.
Shabbat Mind: Mindfulness and Meditation - May 6, 9 a.m.
An opportunity to merge a mindfulness meditation practice with Shabbat.
Seeking Shabbat – May 13, 8:45 a.m.
We explore the meaning of Sabbath in our lives and in today’s world through texts, both modern and classical.
Our Rabbinic transition
Temple Shalom sent the following letters to the congregation to keep them abreast of the rabbinical transition process.
Letter to Members: January 2017 rabbinic transition
Letter to Members: December 2016 re Rabbi Gurvis leaving
Ruderman Project names Temple Shalom “Partner Congregation”
Temple Shalom is a Partner Congregation with the Ruderman Synagogue Inclusion Project (RSIP). With a clear vision for inclusion of people with disabilities in religious education and congregational life, Temple Shalom will be a home for all. We mark Jewish Disabilities Awareness and Inclusion Month each February.