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Congregation Temple B'nai Israel's mission is to create a home for every soul by offering a variety of Jewish experiences to nourish the mind, heart and spirit while being a caring Jewish community.

Here are the dates for Jewish Holidays for this year, and please note that each holiday begins at sundown.

 

Rosh Hashanah - Sept 24, 2014

Yom Kippur - Oct. 3, 2014

Sukkot - Oct. 8, 2014

Sukkot celebration: Friday Oct 10th followed by oneg in the Sukkah

Simchat Torah - Oct 15, 2014

Community Simchat Torah celebration Friday, Oct 17 at 7:00pm - all welcome!

Chanukah - Dec 16, 2014

Community Chanukah celebration: Friday, Dec 19, 7pm

Tu B'shvat - Feb 3, 2015

Purim - March 4, 2015

Community megillah reading, March 4, 7pm

Passover - April 3, 2015

Community Seder, April 3, 6pm

Yom HaShoah - April 15, 2015

Special erev Shabbat service in rememberance of the Shoah, Friday, April 17, 7pm

Yom HaZikaron (Israel Independence Day) - April 21, 2015

Yom HaAtzma-ut April 22, 2015

Lag B'Omer - May 6, 2015

Shavuot - May 23, 2015

Tish B'Av - July 25, 2015

Stay tuned for information about each holiday!

*Tishah B'av: A Brief History

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Shabbat Services

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Please join us for Shabbat services led by Rabbi Matthew Zerwekh. On the first, third, and fourth Fridays of each month, Shabbat services begin at 7:00 p.m. On the second Friday  of each month, Shabbat services begin at 6:00 p.m. and are followed by a community potluck meal open to all (October through May) or a shared meal at a local restaurant (June through September).  In months with a fifth Friday, we forego services at TBI and instead gather in members’ homes for a shared Shabbat dinner.

Every Saturday morning, our  our weekly morning Shabbat serviceMinyan Milamed, begins at 10:00 a.m. Check our calendar page for updates. Our Shabbat services are always open to visitors; we invite you to come and experience Temple B'nai Israel!