About Temple B’nai Chaim

Temple B’nai Chaim is a modern Reform congregation inspired by over 3000 years of tradition.  We believe in a living Judaism compatible with contemporary science, historical understanding, and ethical sensibilities, and which reflects everyday reality and is refined by it.  We are a member congregation of the Union for Reform Judaism.

TBC is open for in-person services in our beautiful sanctuary.  All are welcome! See our events calendar for dates and times.

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Check out our News and Chailites page  for additional information on upcoming services and events.

Interested in finding out more about membership?  Send email to membership@templebnaichaim.org to contact us or call 203-544-8695.

COVID Safety Policy: Wearing a mask inside our building is optional; full vaccination is still required.

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Upcoming Events

  1. 23 Feb

    Daily Bread Food Pantry

    8:00 am - 11:00 am

    Next dates: 01 Mar | 08 Mar | 15 Mar |
  2. 23 Feb

    Welcoming Shabbat Together

    7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. 24 Feb

    Torah Study

    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  4. 25 Feb

    Religious School PK-7

    9:30 am - 11:30 am


From the Union For Reform Judaism / Reform Movement

Nine Spring-Inspired Hebrew Names

Nine Spring-Inspired Hebrew Names jemerman

Whether you're planning to welcome a child into your family, are preparing to choose your own Hebrew name, or just enjoy learning about the meanings and stories that names hold, I hope you'll be inspired by one of these nine names inspired by Purim, Passover, and the renewal of spring.

The Bagel: A Popular, Polarizing, Perfect Snack

The Bagel: A Popular, Polarizing, Perfect Snack jemerman

Jewish food is as diverse as the Jewish community itself, reflecting cultural, historical, and geographical influences. In North America, though, no single Jewish food is as ubiquitous or well-known as the humble bagel.

Eight Unforgettable Jewish Oscar-Winning Movies

Eight Unforgettable Jewish Oscar-Winning Movies jemerman

With the nominees announced for the 96th Academy Awards, "Oppenheimer," "Zone of Interest," and "Maestro" bring Jewish figures and history into this year's celebration. To whet your appetite, try watching some (or all) of these eight Oscar winners from past years with strong Jewish roots.

Protecting, Expanding, and Strengthening our Democracy: Every Voice, Every Vote 2024

Protecting, Expanding, and Strengthening our Democracy: Every Voice, Every Vote 2024 jemerman

On March 20, we will prepare to engage voters from marginalized communities as we launch our 2024 Every Voice, Every Vote Campaign!