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    Sunday, June 27, 3 – 4 p.m.
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    Want to know: Will we be in the sanctuary for High Holy Days? How did our budget do this year through Covid? What the role of our new Director of Education and Operations will be? Find the answer to all these questions and more!  Temple President Nancy Marcus and your Board invites YOU to join us!

  • Brotherhood Presents: Jews of Hollywood Behind the Scenes

    Saturday,  July 24,  7 p.m.

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  • THIS SHABBAT: WELCOME BACK TO THE SANCTUARY!

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  • Tachlich at Marina Park

    Tachlich at Marina Park

  • Children's Yom Kippur Torah Service

    Children's Yom Kippur Torah Service

  • Sukkot Dinner in Our Sukkah

    Sukkot Dinner in Our Sukkah

  • Brotherhood Prepares Sunday Brunch

    Brotherhood Prepares Sunday Brunch

  • First Day of Torah School Breakfast

    First Day of Torah School Breakfast

  • Hebrew Naming Ceremony

    Hebrew Naming Ceremony

Jewish Community, Jewish Life, 
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WELCOME!   At Temple Beth Torah you’ll find ways to help motivate your Jewish journey; to help you grow from where you are to where you want to be. At TBT you’ll find a warm, down-to-earth, welcoming congregation.

We are egalitarian, Reform in ideology and practice. The doors of TBT are always open to you, and we would be delighted to welcome you into this Jewish community.

SHALOM!

LEARNING

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CELEBRATING

We mark our live in community with celebration

ENGAGING

Our lives grow with Active Engagement at TBT

Our Clergy and Professional Staff

We are truly blessed with dedicated, skilled, energetic Jewish Professionals helping you grow.

Robin Faigin

Cantorial Soloist

Cliff Wilcox

Director of Education and Operations

Marion Levin-Welch, MA

Director of Early Childhood Education

 

From the Union For Reform Judaism / Reform Movement

What is Juneteenth to a Black Jew?

What is Juneteenth to a Black Jew? kbkaput June 10, 2021

While Juneteenth marks an incredibly important step in Black American rights, it was just that – one step. Juneteenth celebrated slavery becoming illegal, but it did not do away with racism; not even close. And yet, the history and spirit of Juneteenth make me hopeful.

The Ethical Conundrum of a Jewish and Democratic State

The Ethical Conundrum of a Jewish and Democratic State jstern June 8, 2021

When the State of Israel was established in 1948, its secular founders envisioned a nation that would be both Jewish and attuned to the values of liberal democracy. They were confident that a country with an overwhelming Jewish majority could maintain a Jewish character and ensure civic equality for all its inhabitants.

The Tulsa Massacre in the Yiddish Press

The Tulsa Massacre in the Yiddish Press jstern June 8, 2021

On June 2nd, 1921, when news of the Tulsa massacre reached New York, Yiddish newspapers in the city were unified in their impassioned coverage of the events.

Final Account: Film Review

Final Account: Film Review jstern June 7, 2021

The film, produced by the USC Shoah Foundation, attempts to capture the recollections of an elderly subset of Germans who lived through the Third Reich and will soon no longer be around to give voice to what they witnessed.