Monday, October 5, in observance of Simchat Torah.
Sukkot morning services with Yizkor will be at 10:30 AM on October 5.
Saturday, October 3 / 7:00 PM
$18 per person, $36 per family
During the holiday of Sukkot we celebrate the harvest and are encouraged to welcome the stranger into our home. This year we encourage all of our members to enjoy light refreshments in our sukkah as we kick-off our annual evening of learning and support for the Homeless to Renter (H2R) program.
We are honored to have as our keynote speaker this year King County Council member Rod Dembowski (1st District), a major advocate for ending homelessness.
Go here for details and to purchase tickets.
Sunday, October 4 / 7:00 PM
Simchat Torah is one of our most joyful services, as we dance with the Sifrei Torah while the KlezKidz play lively tunes.
We will start with the consecration our new students, unwind an entire Torah scroll to surround our congregation, and finish the evening with root beer floats for everyone!
Go here for all the details.
Go to these links for our rabbis' sermons of 2015:
- Rosh Hashanah sermon by Rabbi Ruth Zlotnick
- Rosh Hashanah sermon by Rabbi Jason Levine
- Yom Kippur sermon by Rabbi Ruth Zlotnick
- Yom Kippur sermon by Rabbi Jason Levine
School started Sunday, September 28!
When you register with our Religious School, one of the largest on the West Coast, you provide your children an outstanding education in an inclusive community who are striving to cultivate literate and ethical Jews according to the values of Reform Judaism.
Go here for more info.
Temple Beth Am members can click here to register online.
Temple Beth Am's High Holy Day Appeal runs now through Monday, October 5.
You can make your gift online today here to help support our community.
Classes and Programs start in October
We're starting another year of Adult Education at TBA!
- Sunday Morning Forum starts on October 11 at 10:00 AM with Dr. Stephen Bezruchka, who will explain the correlation between economic inequality and poor health outcomes
- Beginning Yiddish for Adults and Kids starts October 13 on Tuesday evenings
- Yiddish Class and Chat starts October 14 on Wednesday afternoons
- Adult Hebrew starts October 18
- Introduction to Judaism starts Sunday, October 18
Proceeds help support TBA’s 2016 Covenant Renewal Class
TBA is now selling the Chinook book/app for only $30 combined, with $15 going directly to support this year’s Covenant Renewal trip to New York City with Rabbi Ruth!
The coupons are good throughout the area for 100s of dining, grocery, entertainment options, which means you will make your money back in no time. They also make great holiday and hostess gifts.
To buy yours, you can either come by the office during the week or stop by the bake sale Sunday morning starting at 10:00 AM or Tuesday night starting at 6:30 PM.
Open to all seniors, to allow you to participate in evening programs at TBA, our Senior Rides Program is intended for people who have been unable to participate in activities at our synagogue because they do not have access to transportation or do not feel comfortable driving at night.
Go to our Seniors page for more info.
We have a wonderful new way to celebrate Shabbat: sponsor an oneg (before or after evening services) in honor of a person or occasion, or in memory of a loved one.
Sponsorship costs only $100. Your name and the name of the honoree will be mentioned at the Shabbat service for the oneg you are sponsoring.
Go here for details on how to sponsor.
Starts again on Thursday, September 10!
Toddlers and preschoolers, bring your favorite grown-up to TBA every Thursday during the school year for Jewish songs and stories with Betsy Dischel from PJ Library.
Open to TBA members and non-members alike!
Go here to learn more about the PJ Library.