What's New

Welcome to the TBI website!  We strive with our site to provide a dynamic, accessible and user-friendly experience for TBI members and visitors. For instructions on joining and using the site, please click here.

TBI is hiring an Engagement and Program Coordinator. This part-time (25 hours per week) position is responsible for developing, implementing, facilitating and coordinating programming and other initiatives to engage with current and prospective TBI members.  Creates, coordinates, publicizes and executes programming and marketing of select events and activities. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. See the job description and details on how to apply here.

TBI's annual gift Bazaar is Sunday, December 6th
9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Unique Judaica and holiday gifts for family and friends.
Crafts and activities for kids from 10:00am to Noon

We are now accepting ads for the 2016 TBI Membership Directory. Don't miss this opportunity to promote your business or service to our dedicated membership. For details click here. 

 #GivingTuesday  December 1st 
It’s a simple idea. In response to December’s barrage of commercialism and consumption, communities all over the world are finding ways to come together and give for the greater good.
This year, TBI is dedicating #GivingTuesday to providing food for those most in need in our community and joining together in a shared meal of celebration in support of TBI, 
Join us and be a part of a global celebration of generosity.
Sign up to shop, cook, eat and donate. More information here.

Visit the Community Education Page for details on upcoming events including: Reading with the Rabbi,, Moving in Mincha, and more. 

As part of the installation for Rabbi Ruhi Sophia Motzkin Rubenstein , we are having a finger food reception following the program. Please click here to see suggestions for what to bring and to sign up.

We also need help with setup and cleanup; follow the above link to volunteer.

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

You may view past issues of the weekly email here.

Habitat for Humanity Interfaith Build 

TBI is joining with other local congregations to build a house for the Martinez family. If you would like to receive more information and updates on TBI's involvement in this build, please sign up on our email list. Building skills are not necessary. Anyone over 16 years of age is welcome.

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. 

TBI is excited to participate in the 6th annual Global Day of Jewish Learning, a community-based learning experience, this year focusing on the theme of Love: Devotion, Desire and Deception. 

All events are free and open to the public.


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Updated Jewish News

Einstein once kept kosher, and 7 other Jewish facts for relativity’s 100th b-day

The famed physicist believed in Jewish philosopher Baruch Spinoza’s God and raised money for the Jewish state, despite reservations.

Nachum Segal promoting Jewish unity with Hanukkah show in Paris

The “JM in the AM” host will then emcee a musical performance titled “Let There Be Light: The Concert of Jewish Unity” at the Grand Synagogue of Paris.

For Jewish groups, Syrian refugees are a reminder — not a threat

American Jewish leaders can’t help but recall Jewish refugees in the 1930s when they consider Syrians seeking safe haven stateside.

JCC camp counselor accused of child porn released on bond

Matthew Kuppe, 21, is not dangerous and deserves to be presumed innocent, a federal judge said.

N. Carolina Jewish day school threat prompts closing, FBI investigation

B’nai Shalom Day School in Greensboro received a letter containing racial epithets and threats of violence.


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!

Temple Beth Israel
1175 E. 29th Ave.
Eugene, OR 97403


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Want to know more about membership at Temple Beth Israel?

We welcome people of all financial means.

To find out more about the community, call us at 541.485.7218 or complete an inquiry form here.

You are invited to join us for a Shabbat service, where you can meet our Rabbi and our warm and friendly congregation.

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