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TBC will return to onsite services in our beautiful sanctuary beginning July 9th! Anyone who is fully vaccinated is welcome to attend unmasked. Those who are not yet fully vaccinated will be required to remain masked inside the building. 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.  Interested in finding out more about membership?  Send email to membership@templebnaichaim.org to contact us or call 203-544-8695.

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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Upcoming Events

  1. 06 Aug

    Tot Shabbat

    5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  2. 06 Aug
  3. 07 Aug

    Torah Study

    9:30 am - 11:00 am
  4. 13 Aug

    Welcoming Shabbat Together

    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

 

From the Union For Reform Judaism / Reform Movement

From Anti-Semite to Bridge Builder

From Anti-Semite to Bridge Builder jherman August 3, 2021

Read about Imam Abdullah Antepli, a Turkish-born cleric whose odyssey took him from anti-Semite to Jewish-Muslim bridge builder.

Celebrating Emancipation Day

Celebrating Emancipation Day urjadmin July 30, 2021

It is important to pay attention to how we remember Emancipation Day in Canada.

August Family Fun with the Artists Behind Shabbat ShaMorning

August Family Fun with the Artists Behind Shabbat ShaMorning jstern July 28, 2021

Before the summer slips away, join award-winning children’s musician and composer Ellen Allard for Summer Family Jam, a 5-week series of joyful, interactive, and engaging 30-minute virtual family music classes for ages 0 - 6.

Don’t Wait: Life Lessons for the High Holidays from 88-Year-Old Reb Murray

Don’t Wait: Life Lessons for the High Holidays from 88-Year-Old Reb Murray jstern July 27, 2021

Meet 88-year-old Murray, an astounding man. Quiet, sometimes reserved, Murray became my father-in-law 31 years ago, when God softly whispered to me, “Don’t wait.” I confess I didn’t appreciate him fully until recently.