Dr. Alissa R. Ackerman-Acklin, 2nd Day Rosh Hashanah 5779 – Hineini: Choosing to Live

2nd Day Rosh Hashanah Morning 5779 September 11, 2018 Dr. Alissa R. Ackerman-Acklin Hineini: Choosing to Live  “It is the human condition to experience pain and hardship in this world – hopefully, infrequently, but for some, in many of the moments of their lives… Ian MacLaren, a 19th century Scottish author and theologian, once […]

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“Diamonds Are Forever:” TBS Fundraising Event

“Diamonds Are Forever”, our upcoming fundraiser, will be held at Temple Beth Sholom on Saturday, November 3, 2018. It’s going to be a joyful party, celebrating 75 years of TBS. For 75 years, Temple Beth Sholom has been a cornerstone of Jewish life in Orange County. As one of the oldest congregations in Orange County, […]

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Rabbi Cohen’s Erev Rosh Hashanah 5779 Sermon – Engaged or Empowered?

Erev Rosh Hashanah 5779 September 9, 2018 Rabbi Heidi M. Cohen Engaged or Empowered: How We DO Jewish  In 1943, during World War II, 25 families of Jewish merchants would gather together in downtown Santa Ana on Friday evenings for Shabbat services, establishing themselves as the first Jewish congregation in Orange County. They first […]

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History of Jewish Music

A monthly look at a different composer and their output. Covering some of the prominent composers whose music has become lesser known these days. Instructor: Cantor David Reinwald Cost: $10 per session or $70 for the whole series 7:00 – 9:00 pm | TBS Board Room October 16, 2018 November 13, 2018 December 11, 2018 […]

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iEngage

The iEngage Jewish Values and the Israeli- Palestinian Conflict curriculum explores one of the most divisive issues affecting the Jewish people today. Through the study of Jewish narratives about Israel and the unpacking of complex meanings of peace in Jewish tradition, participants are invited to explore the ideas and values that animate different attitudes toward […]

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Paper Midrash

Join us for a hands-on papercutting workshop where you’ll have the opportunity to study text and create your own visual midrash. No experience necessary — you don’t have to know how to paint or draw. We bring the knives and comic books, you bring your enthusiasm! Instructors: Rabbi Shawna Brynjegard-Bialik and Isaac Brynjegard-Bialik Cost: $18 […]

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Writing for the Soul

Back by popular demand, this four week class will offer new and unique prompts, followed by writing, sharing, and, of course, a nosh. No writing experience is necessary! Join in and connect with an expression of thoughts and feelings through words. Instructor: Rise Kirbo. Cost: $18 for the series 6:30 – 7:30 pm |TBS Library […]

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Women’s Create and Sip

Moms bring the wine and your creativity… we will supply the snacks and your choice of pottery piece to paint and all painting supplies. Sit, chat, sip and paint. You have a choice of a Kiddush/Miriam’s Cup, Latke Plate or Picture Frame. After the event, pieces will be fired in the TBS kiln and be […]

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