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Events

  1. 23 Jun

    Game Club

    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  2. 13 Jul

    Havdallah in the Park

    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. 04 Aug
  4. 10 Aug

    Ziva Fingerhut Bat Mitzvah

    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  5. 23 Aug

    Shabbat on the River

    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  6. 21 Jun

    Bar Mitzvah of Ben Wikler

    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Shabbat Services

Join us  to welcome Shabbat on Friday nights and Saturday mornings. For more information, click here. For our calendar of services and events, click here.

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

 

 

 

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.
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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.
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President’s Message:
From Cere Fingerhut

 
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TBT president Cere Fingerhut

Our family has been blessed with a book from PJ Library each month for nearly thirteen years.  One of my favorites is one of the first we received a story inspired by Rabbi Joe Black’s song “Boker Tov” which includes the blessing for how we greet the day. “We thank G-d for the food we eat, for the earth beneath our feet, and for the morning sunshine’s light that fills our hearts with joy and light…Boker Tov!” 

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Rabbi Johanna Hershenson

Remember the Omer? Not the Alamo, but the Omer. From the beginning of Passover until Shavuot the Hebrew calendar invites us to count the days. Passover marks our liberation from slavery and Shavuot, the giving of Torah (ethics and laws) at Mt. Sinai.

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From the Union For Reform Judaism / Reform Movement

Making a Jewish Ritual for my Divorce

Making a Jewish Ritual for my Divorce jemerman

In the weeks leading up to my civil divorce, I delved into Jewish tradition to see how I could mark it Jewishly. I'd been married under a chuppah with the exquisite blessings of our tradition; simply marking my divorce in the Cook County courthouse was not going to suffice.

Creating Community on World Refugee Day

Creating Community on World Refugee Day jemerman

June 20 marks World Refugee Day, which honors the experiences of refugees and celebrates their contributions to their communities and the world. The UN Refugee Agency reports that more than 114 million individuals were forcibly displaced by the end of 2023, with more than 35 million identified as refugees.

What Should Jewish LGBTQ+ Spaces Look Like?

What Should Jewish LGBTQ+ Spaces Look Like? jemerman

For many LGBTQ+ Jews in the United States, LGBTQ+ synagogues and organizations offer that sustenance.

Empowering Camp Staff and Counselors to Address Difficult Questions about Israel and Beyond

Empowering Camp Staff and Counselors to Address Difficult Questions about Israel and Beyond jemerman

As we gear up for another unforgettable summer at URJ Camps - and with some camps already in full swing - we are reminded that today, more than ever, providing safe, nurturing spaces for our campers, counselors, and staff is of utmost importance.