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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 ….


In the Spotlight

Exciting TBC Events in May

  • “Havdalah and Music Under The Stars”  A Night of Cabaret and Jazz, following a Havdalah service. Saturday May 1st 6:30 – 9:30 pm
  • TBC’s Virtual Art Sale – May 8th–15th
  • “Hamilton – Man, Myth, Musical and Mensch”  The unknown story of Hamilton’s Jewish roots – May 12th at 7:30 pm

See April 21st Chailites for more information. 

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TBC Diaper Drive

TBC’s Diaper Drive Was a Success!

On April 18 TBC collected 996 supplies for women, 3744 diapers, and almost 2000 wipes with the help of members of St. Matthews Church. Thanks to everyone who contributed to the drive! And a special thank you to Wendy Nadel for her help.

Upcoming Events

  1. Fri 23

    Welcoming Shabbat Together

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    Apr 23 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Sat 24

    Torah Study

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    Apr 24 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
  3. Sun 25

    Religious School Zoom

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    Apr 25 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am
  4. Sun 25

    Jr. Chai

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    Apr 25 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am

From the Union For Reform Judaism / Reform Movement

A Jewish Ecovillage Founder on Celebrating Earth Day in Ghana

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A Bittersweet Reunion with the Shtisel Family

A Bittersweet Reunion with the Shtisel Family kbkaput April 13, 2021

Sometimes the acting ends in joy and other times the results are devastating. Ultimately, the writers and actors draw us into their stories so that we cannot deny that art can elicit understanding, peace, and even deep love.

7 Movie Stars Who Have Played Israeli Prime Ministers

7 Movie Stars Who Have Played Israeli Prime Ministers kbkaput April 12, 2021

Just a month after it was announced that the Israeli star Shira Haas would portray Meir in a TV series, The Hollywood Reporter revealed this week that Oscar winner Helen Mirren would portray Israel’s only female prime minister in an upcoming biopic.

The Eichmann Trial 60 Years Later: What Have We Learned?

The Eichmann Trial 60 Years Later: What Have We Learned? kbkaput April 9, 2021

April 11, 2021, marks the 60th anniversary of the opening of Adolf Eichmann’s trial, which coincided with the young Jewish state’s bat/bar mitzvah year of independence. These two events represent a microcosm of modern Jewish history.