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While our building is closed, we’re continuing on as “Virtual TBC,” with weekly services and programs. Dates and times are available on our News and Chailites page and on our Events Calendar.

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.

We welcome all Jews, their partners and families regardless of background.  We affirm the equality between men and women, members of all ages, races, physical conditions, and sexual orientations.  News and announcements are in our Chailites / email archive and in our photo archiveMore information about Temple B’nai Chaim ….


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New:  TBC Chailites Newsletter: Happy New Year! Virtual Shabbat from our Homes to Yours! 

See Cantor Dunkerley’s video on TBC’s exciting new religious school curriculum!

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Welcome to Cantor Dunkerley!

Temple B’nai Chaim welcomes our new congregational leader, Cantor Dunkerley, who is now our TBC cantor and educator. She is currently engaged in the process of meeting congregants and working with TBC leadership to plan for the summer and upcoming year. Click here for more information about Cantor Dunkerley!

Upcoming Events

  1. Wed 03

    Dorothy Day Hospitality House

    Details
    Mar 03 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  2. Wed 03

    Hebrew School Zoom

    Mar 03 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
  3. Wed 03

    Executive Committee Meeting

    Mar 03 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Fri 05

    Tot Shabbat Service

    click here to register
    Mar 05 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

From the Union For Reform Judaism / Reform Movement

This New Reform Haggadah Combines Liturgy, Poetry, and Art

This New Reform Haggadah Combines Liturgy, Poetry, and Art kbkaput March 1, 2021

The Central Conference for American Rabbis (CCAR) has published a brand new Haggadah. Mishkan HaSeder combines traditional liturgy with an array of contemporary poetry, as well as abstract illustrations that provide readers with something unique to glean from its pages.

Spiritual Audacity: Abraham Joshua Heschel's Story

Spiritual Audacity: Abraham Joshua Heschel's Story jstern February 24, 2021

Martin Doblmeier's inspiring new documentary Spiritual Audacity: Abraham Joshua Heschel's Story is a long-overdue homage

Choosing Your Purim Costume: How to Avoid Cultural Appropriation, Stereotypes, and Racism

Choosing Your Purim Costume: How to Avoid Cultural Appropriation, Stereotypes, and Racism kbkaput February 24, 2021

Purim approaches, and like every other holiday we've observed during the pandemic, it will look

My Gap Year in Israel is the Best Decision I’ve Ever Made

My Gap Year in Israel is the Best Decision I’ve Ever Made kbkaput February 23, 2021

Israel is our home. It was in the Torah, and it is now. It sure isn’t perfect, and it might not be around forever, but that’s exactly why we need to come.