About Temple B’nai Chaim

TBC has reopened for IN PERSON Shabbat Services in our beautiful sanctuary and for IN PERSON learning in our Religious School.

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

Check out our News and Chailites page and our Events Calendar for information on how upcoming services and events.

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 on our Facebook page

In the Spotlight!

New TBC Pollinator Pathway


Come join the fun and community spirit as we break ground with our new TBC Pollinator Garden! Help us Prep our Site for planting native perennial favorites of our native birds, bees, and butterflies. Please bring a spade/shovel with a flat head if you have one. For more information or to volunteer to help please email Joe Bear at joebear.gator@gmail.com.

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TBC Pollinator Pathway

Upcoming Events

  1. 29 Mar

    Hebrew School

    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
  2. 31 Mar

    Welcoming Shabbat Together

    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. 01 Apr

    TBC Tot Family Service

    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  4. 02 Apr

    Religious School

    9:30 am - 11:30 am


From the Union For Reform Judaism / Reform Movement

Building Deep Relationships with Israel: URJ Heller High and the People of Israel

Building Deep Relationships with Israel: URJ Heller High and the People of Israel jemerman March 16, 2023

Heller High aims to build deep, lasting relationships between North American Jewish teens and Israel, developing the next generation of Reform Jewish Zionists. The Heller High program gives students the opportunity to learn from and get to know different groups of Israelis.

Haikus on Leviticus

Haikus on Leviticus jemerman March 15, 2023

These Haikus focus on weekly Torah portions.

The Importance of Storytelling

The Importance of Storytelling jemerman March 14, 2023

The Jewish people love to share stories, as memory is a central Jewish value. We cannot forget what has happened to us because we must share it with future generations. The past is one of our best learning tools.

Leviticus Haikus

Leviticus Haikus jemerman March 14, 2023

These Haikus focus on weekly Torah portions.