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High Holy Days 5777/2016

** High Holy Days Services will be streamed live. Check our YouTube channel here. **

Click here for schedule and more information.
Guests, please complete the online form here.


A Fundraiser for Temple Beth Israel by Sisterhood, Brotherhood, and the Queer Chavurah.


Huge selection of excellent books to choose from! Fiction - Non-Fiction - Kids’ Books - Cookbooks - Sports & Travel - Books of Every Kind!

 1,000’s of Wonderful Books at Unbelievable Prices!

Sunday, August 28th 10-4 & Monday, August 29th 10-2

TBI's Safety Committee is offering two trainings in September. CPR and Event Response Procedures. For more information and to register, click here. 

Temple Beth Israel is evaluating our membership policies using a Values Based decision making process. To learn more about this very important process, including how to get involved. Please visit the Membership Policy web page. The task force is also looking for some feedback from the community. All can take a short survey here.

Check out our Archive of divrei Torah here. Rabbi Ruhi Sophia's most recent offering on Mattot-Masei and Black Lives Matter is now available.

Now enrolling for Fall 2016 - Register HERE

Sample a FREE class for a  "Taste of Melton"

September 21st 6:30pm (Please RSVP Here)

Regular classes:

Wednesdays  October 19-May 10 (breaks for winter/spring and holidays) 

6:30pm-7:30pm  Purposes of Jewish Living with Dolfy Freinquel

7:45pm-8:45pm  Rhythms of Jewish Living with Rabbi Jacob Siegel

More information HERE.

The congregational meeting in May included votes on the budget and bylaws and reports from Rabbi Ruhi Sophia and the Israel Task Force, Membership Task Force and Tikkun Olam Task Force. The minutes may be viewed here.

17th of Tammuz- 9th of Av- Elul

A Mystical Pathway toward the High Holidays

with Dolfy Freinquel


August 29  Elul - Teshuvah, returning to the Divine and to our selves

September 12  Elul- Ani le dodi ve dodi li (I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine)

Class description and REGISTRATION  HERE

 Shabbat in the Park & Mitzvah Kitchen Picnic 

Alton Baker Park Shelter

Friday, September 2

6:00pm Service

6:45pm Mitzvah Kitchen Picnic (sign up here) or bring your own vegetarian picnic. Please no meat! 

Temple Beth Israel invites the community to gather for music and prayers at Shabbat in the Park followed by a picnic sponsored by Mitzvah Kitchen. 

Experience a short, fun service under the sky.  All are welcome. Sign up for the Mitzvah Kitchen picnic dinner or bring a picnic supper (vegetarian or fish OK), blankets or lawn chairs. Please leave dogs at home.  


Septempber 7, 7:30pm: From Elul to Avodah: Getting to the Glory of Yom Kippur 

Yom Kippur is actually one of the most joyful days of the Jewish year. Come to this session to engage with the spiritual tools that will help us access the bliss on this highest Holy Day.

September 21, 7:30pm: Beyond the Closing of the Gates: The Fruits of the High Holiday Season

Often, Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur can be so intense that the subsequent holidays don't get our attention. Come to this session to learn how to use the High Holidays to build momentum that lasts through Sukkot and Simchat Torah.

Honoring Our Ancestors, High Holidays Exhibit: Call for Submissions. TBI members are invited to submit up to four photographs, portraits, or collages showing their ancestors. All items must be framed and ready to hang, and should have the TBI member’s name and phone number on the back. Each should be accompanied by a 3x5 card with: TBI Member name, Ancestor name, Ancestor relationship, and Birth/death dates (if known). Unframed or unannotated items may not be displayed. Deliver art on Sunday September 18, 9:00-12:00. Contact the office for details. 



More information HERE. 


Visit the Community Education Page for details on upcoming events including:  Mysticism & Kabbalah, Soul Collage, Reading with the Rabbi, lectures, films, and more.

Sign up for the Temple Beth Israel weekly E-Newsletter here.

You may view past issues of the weekly email here.

Check us out on YouTube! You can find the High Holiday services, The Purim Shpiel, This American Jewish Life talks by TBI members, and more. Full HD videos and live streaming where available. https://www.youtube.com/user/tbieugene

TBI is pleased to partner with Learn Hebrew Pod to offer FREE Online Hebrew Learning.  Through this special partnership you can receive a FREE trial, and special pricing on additional courses. More information, here.


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Welcome to TBI!

Temple Beth Israel is the Center for Jewish Life in Eugene, embracing traditional wisdom with contemporary insight.

We promote the spiritual, educational, and social well-being of our members, the Jewish people of Lane County, and the larger community.  TBI is a member of the Jewish Reconstructionist Communities and of the Community of Welcoming Congregations (CWC).

We welcome people of all Jewish backgrounds, interfaith families and people exploring Judaism.  Whether you are religious, cultural, atheist, agnostic or searching, there is a place for you at TBI!

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1175 E. 29th Ave.
Eugene, OR 97403


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