TBI’s Response to COVID-19 

Dec 21, 2021: Please see new guidelines for Shabbat Morning, Family Room, and Talmud Torah.

Dec 8, 2021: Please see new guidelines for Indoor Shabbat Morning Services (PDF).

Sept 24, 2021: Please see Updated Reopening Guidelines (PDF).

To keep our community together, we are livestreaming numerous services, classes, and events, and some learning opportunities will be recorded so that you can watch at your convenience. To get the most up-to-date information, subscribe to This Week @ TBI, the weekly e-newsletter, sent each Wednesday afternoon. If you are in need of assistance, or if you have questions, please call the office at 541.485.7218.

Welcome!

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!

Current & Upcoming Events

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A Century of Jewish Life in Poems w/Esther Adler

Recording available on YouTube

Esther Adler read from her new book, Poems of Sorrow, Solace and Spirituality, spanning almost a century of Jewish life—her youth in Nazi Germany, her young adulthood in British Mandate Palestine, and her many decades in the United States. Esther is the mother of TBI member Zehra Faye Greenleaf. Her book is available on Amazon.

»  Click here to watch on YouTube

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Introduction to Judaism

Winter term, part 2, 9 sessions: Jan 5 – Mar 2, 7:00pm, on Zoom
with Rabbi Alyson Solomon

This is the second part of the curriculum of The Miller Introduction to Judaism Program, which is part of the Maas Center for Jewish Journeys at American Jewish University.

If you wish to attend an individual session, please send an email to Rabbi Solomon for the class Zoom link. Individual classes are $10 for members and $15 for non-members. Click here for list of spring class topics.

»  Register here

What will your Jewish legacy be?

You can leave a Jewish legacy. It’s actually quite simple! By securing legacy gifts, Temple Beth Israel can be certain that we will be here for future generations.

»  Learn more about the Life & Legacy Program

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

More from TBI

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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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Community Education & Programs Fall 2021

Our congregational theme for 5782 is Rodef Shalom, pursuing peace. Our offerings this fall aim to provide pathways for us to become pursuers of peace, each in our own way.

»  Go to community ed page