Temple Beth Israel (TBI) is a center for Jewish life, 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 Movement. We welcome people of all Jewish backgrounds, interfaith families, and people exploring Judaism, as well as Jews and explorers of Judaism of all races and of all sexual and gender identities. Whether you are religious, cultural, atheist, agnostic, or searching, there is a place for you at TBI!

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Current & Upcoming Events

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Join us in celebrating TBI’s 90th birthday with our “TBI Through the Decades” series !

Sunday, Apr 14, 3:00pm: TBI Through the Decades: A Caring Community
Through social issues, justice, and care for the environment, TBI embodies tikkun olam.


Beyond the Sea of Reeds: David Helfand in Concert
Wednesday, Apr 17, 7:30pm at TBI

David Helfand, Harpist, multi-instrumentalist and composer is overjoyed to perform his album “Beyond the Sea of Reeds” live in its entirety for the first time in 23 years  with his Majestic Ensemble at Temple Beth Israel, Wed , April 17th at 7:30 p.m. “Beyond the Sea of Reeds ” was deeply inspired by David’s first journey to Israel around 1999 and was released in the yr. 2000. His album reflects his profound experiences entering the ancient city of Jerusalem, the emotional resonance of the epic landscapes of the Negev Desert and the vast passionate journey of the Israelites. Performing with David will be violinist Tanya Bunson, percussionist Ron Dannenbaum, bassist Jeff Schenk and a few guest musicians. David has been a member and one of the TBI musicians for many years. For more info on David’s music his website is davidhelfand.com.

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Host an Oneg!

We’re looking for volunteer oneg hosts. Two or three items are all that’s needed. We know life is busy, so keep it simple.

»  Sign up here or contact the office

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Order a Yahrzeit Plaque

Yahrzeit Plaques are $300.
Please complete the fields in the form. If you would like to speak with someone first, please contact John in the office.

»  Order here

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Community Shabbat Lunches

Lunches are held from 12:30 to 1:30pm after most Shabbat morning services! (They are not held after B’nei Mitzvah or Shabbat Alive.) For a suggested donation of $100 (to cover costs), you can sponsor a lunch in honor or in memory of someone, or to celebrate a simcha. When you sponsor, the Shabbat lunch volunteers will use your donation to purchase items and prepare the lunch.

» Donate here

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Kol Haneshamah

Community members who do not have a printed copy of Kol Haneshamah can use these links to view or download PDF files and follow along with live-streamed services from home.

»  Daily Prayerbook
»  Shabbat Vehagim
»  Prayers for a House of Mourning

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Family Programming

Shalom, families! Temple Beth Israel has a variety of programming for all ages. There’s something for everyone!

»  See more about family programming

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