Central Oregon’s Jewish Reform Congregation

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  1. 05 Sep

    Labor Day

  2. 15 Sep
  3. 25 Sep

    Rosh Hashana Eve

  4. 26 Sep

    Rosh Hashana

  5. 27 Sep

    Rosh Hashana (Day 2)

  6. 28 Sep

    Gedaliah Fast

  7. 04 Oct

    Yom Kippur Eve

  8. 05 Oct

    Yom Kippur



Let’s Join Together – Virtually!

Temple Beth Tikvah is a remarkable community of incredible individuals and we are blessed to have each other particularly during a pandemic. While there is no substitute for a really big hug, we are grateful for our virtual gatherings that enable us to see each other, chat and listen, sing, pray, learn and grow. Now, we have more opportunities for TBT members to come together online to learn and share and socialize. Check our calendar for upcoming online events. If you’d like to attend any of our events email templebethtikvah@gmail.com

Words of Torah from Rabbi Hershenson

And while we are all staying safe at home to prevent the spread of COVID-19 you can learn a lot and laugh a little with Rabbi Johanna’s Words of Torah.

Membership Payment

You can make your membership payment here.

Order Your Tribute Bookplates 

Honor your loved ones with a beautiful bookplate capturing the character of Central Oregon. For more information and to order your bookplate for our Shabbat Mishkan T’filah and our High Holy Days prayer books, the Mishkan HaNefesh: Machzor for the Days of Awe, click here

Shabbat Services

Check our calendar of events for information on upcoming Shabbat services. 



For Jewish families, retirees and singles at every level of faith, Temple Beth Tikvah provides a comforting embrace for the soul of your DNA.
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Temple Beth Tikvah has a wealth of Jewish programming for families with children – from toddlers to teens. We greatly respect the needs of our children and feel it is important to support the families while nurturing their child’s own Jewish values and growth.
Read more about our Family programming

President’s Message:
From Kerrie Zurovsky

TBT president Kerrie Zurovsky

President’s Message 
Kerrie Zurovsky

I find myself unable to write about anything other than last week’s tragic school shooting in Uvalde. I am many things – a wife, daughter, friend, graphic designer, synagogue president – but first and foremost, I am a mother.

Divrei Tikvah:
From Rabbi Johanna Hershenson

Rabbi Johanna Hershenson
Rabbi Johanna Hershenson

Divrei Tikvah 
From Rabbi Johanna Hershenson

The month of June screams: School’s out for summer! My own daughter, Abi, graduates from university along with many of TBT’s kids and grandkids spread out all over the country. In Temple Beth Tikvah, June closes our fiscal and program year. Our annual meeting (even online) affirms new board members and a budget for the year ahead.

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From the Union For Reform Judaism / Reform Movement

Magical Thinking: Superstitions and Other Persistent Notions

Magical Thinking: Superstitions and Other Persistent Notions jemerman August 3, 2022

Whether it is a lucky bracelet or a hamsa keychain amulet, superstitions believed to bring good fortune or ward off the bad are almost universal. They are the inspirations for a provocative new art exhibition: Magical Thinking: Superstitions and Other Persistent Notions.

This Tishah B'Av, Act as if There Was No God

This Tishah B'Av, Act as if There Was No God jemerman August 2, 2022

Tishah B'Av is a day of mourning, commemorating the destruction of the first and second Temples. In recent years, it's also a day to mourn other tragedies that have darkened Jewish history - the Romans putting down the Bar Kochba revolt, mass murders of Jewish communities during the Crusades, expulsions from England, France, and Spain in the Middle Ages, and the Holocaust.

Clinging to the Blessings of Jewish Education

Clinging to the Blessings of Jewish Education jemerman August 1, 2022

For the past two years, it has felt like much of what we have valued was sinking and all we could do was watch and grieve. But if we really look back, we realize that there is so much we've learned.

Going Back to School: Easing the Transition for Your Preschooler

Going Back to School: Easing the Transition for Your Preschooler jemerman July 26, 2022

As the sun sets on these long, hot summer days, plans begin to return to school. Buying new clothes and a backpack, but perhaps the most important transition is the one of the child walking into a new classroom and starting a new school year. It can be scary for them and for you!