Central Oregon’s Jewish Reform Congregation

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Events

Upcoming Events

  1. Wed 21

    Hamsa – Beginning Hebrew

    Apr 21 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
  2. Sun 25

    Chevruta: Jewish Mysticism

    Apr 25 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  3. Sun 25

    Tikun Olam: A Do-The-Work Group

    Apr 25 @ 10:15 am - 11:45 am
  4. Sun 25

    Hamsa – Biblical Hebrew

    Apr 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  5. Mon 26

    Pesach Sheni

    Second Passover; one month after Passover
  6. Tue 27

    Hamsa Course – Jews in American Music

    Apr 27 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Wed 28

    Hamsa – Beginning Hebrew

    Apr 28 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
  8. Fri 30

    Lag B’Omer

    33rd day of counting the Omer

Happenings

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. 

 

Messages

For Jewish families, retirees and singles at every level of faith, Temple Beth Tikvah provides a comforting embrace for the soul of your DNA.
Read more about TBT

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

Divrei Tikvah:
From Rabbi Johanna Hershenson

Rabbi Johanna Hershenson
Rabbi Johanna Hershenson

As a rabbi, I am acutely aware of the fact that the very concerns that permeate the evening news and other media delivery mechanisms concern the individuals who make up Temple Beth Tikvah membership in a variety of ways.

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President’s Message:
From Sheila Luber 

TBT President Sheila Luber
Happy Passover! I hope you enjoyed your Seder and Rabbi Johanna’s uplifting, multi-generational Passover service. The playful service on Zoom was a charming, intimate and interactive experience for the many TBT members attending and quite a few new faces, including guests, joined the fun.
 

From the Union For Reform Judaism / Reform Movement

A Jewish Ecovillage Founder on Celebrating Earth Day in Ghana

A Jewish Ecovillage Founder on Celebrating Earth Day in Ghana kbkaput April 19, 2021

Isaac Hirt-Manheimer is the founder of Unity Ecovillage in Ghana, constructed according to eco-friendly principles that he learned while attending the Green Apprenticeship training program at Kibbutz Lotan in Israel.

A Bittersweet Reunion with the Shtisel Family

A Bittersweet Reunion with the Shtisel Family kbkaput April 13, 2021

Sometimes the acting ends in joy and other times the results are devastating. Ultimately, the writers and actors draw us into their stories so that we cannot deny that art can elicit understanding, peace, and even deep love.

7 Movie Stars Who Have Played Israeli Prime Ministers

7 Movie Stars Who Have Played Israeli Prime Ministers kbkaput April 12, 2021

Just a month after it was announced that the Israeli star Shira Haas would portray Meir in a TV series, The Hollywood Reporter revealed this week that Oscar winner Helen Mirren would portray Israel’s only female prime minister in an upcoming biopic.

The Eichmann Trial 60 Years Later: What Have We Learned?

The Eichmann Trial 60 Years Later: What Have We Learned? kbkaput April 9, 2021

April 11, 2021, marks the 60th anniversary of the opening of Adolf Eichmann’s trial, which coincided with the young Jewish state’s bat/bar mitzvah year of independence. These two events represent a microcosm of modern Jewish history.