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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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TBC Is Back In-Person! — Services Now Onsite in Courtyard & On Zoom; see TBC Calendar for dates and times

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Jazz Concert

Jazz ConcertTBC Jazz Concert Huge Success

 Our May 1 Jazz Concert rocked! It was an amazing evening of jazz, classic pop and singing in TBC’s parking lot on Saturday night. We had a wonderful turnout and everyone had a fabulous time. After more than a year apart, it was so incredible to see our TBC family members in person. We talked, caught up, ate, drank and sang all evening.

Upcoming Events

  1. Wed 16

    Board of Trustee Meeting

    Jun 16 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Fri 18

    Welcoming Shabbat Together

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    Jun 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  3. Sat 19

    Torah Study

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    Jun 19 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
  4. Wed 23

    Sisterhood Closing Board Meeting & Dinner

    Jun 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

From the Union For Reform Judaism / Reform Movement

Vaccination: A Jewish Obligation

Vaccination: A Jewish Obligation jstern June 15, 2021

Initially, there was a rush for people to be able to get the vaccine. We

What is Juneteenth to a Black Jew?

What is Juneteenth to a Black Jew? kbkaput June 10, 2021

While Juneteenth marks an incredibly important step in Black American rights, it was just that – one step. Juneteenth celebrated slavery becoming illegal, but it did not do away with racism; not even close. And yet, the history and spirit of Juneteenth make me hopeful.

The Ethical Conundrum of a Jewish and Democratic State

The Ethical Conundrum of a Jewish and Democratic State jstern June 8, 2021

When the State of Israel was established in 1948, its secular founders envisioned a nation that would be both Jewish and attuned to the values of liberal democracy. They were confident that a country with an overwhelming Jewish majority could maintain a Jewish character and ensure civic equality for all its inhabitants.

The Tulsa Massacre in the Yiddish Press

The Tulsa Massacre in the Yiddish Press jstern June 8, 2021

On June 2nd, 1921, when news of the Tulsa massacre reached New York, Yiddish newspapers in the city were unified in their impassioned coverage of the events.