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(What's Happening in July?)


Continuing Study & Discussion:

The Temple’s ongoing  groups, offer the opportunity for continued study & discussion.

  • Lunch & Talk with the Rabbi

Meet with Rabbi Schiftan at The Temple for lunch and
stimulating analysis of current events from a Jewish perspective. Thursdays 11:30 a.m. - lunch ~12:00 p.m. discussion.

  • WRJ Study Circle

This group meets weekly (Thursday @ Noon) to study Torah with Patty Marks.

  • Chevrah Torah

This study group meets weekly on Saturday at 9:30 a.m.

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The L'dor V'dor Project

Congregation Ohabai Sholom Generation to Generation Project

This is an opportunity for the Temple Family to leave an unprecedented legacy to our grandchildren and great grandchildren.  By your participation in this project you are perpetuating your own life for your descendants who may have never had the chance to know you. 

Just think how wonderful it would be to visit our Temple Archives and be handed a folder that contains your family tree, a questionnaire completed by your great grandparent in his or her own hand, and a letter written to you years before you were born! Click Here to visit the L'dor V'dor Project web site.

Jewish Film Festival

Click Here to visit the Film Festival web site.

The Boulevard Bolt

The Boulevard Bolt-Thanksgiving Day

Click Here to learn all about the Boulevard Bolt.

Click Here to visit The Boulevard Bolt web site.

The Golden Lunch Bunch

11:30 at The Temple First & Third Tuesday each month (except holidays!) Join us for lunch, entertainment and fun! Additional information to RSVP: Call Anna Sir (354-1686).

Stimulating subjects enhance this groups meetings, ranging from book reviews to key note speakers. Click Here to visit the Golden Lunch Bunch page.

Renew Each Day: changing behaviors, supporting 12 steps

(Formerly known as JACS)
JACS is entering its 13th year and renewing its mission. Committed to the needs of the entire spectrum of the Jewish Community. We hope you will join us each Wednesday at 6:00 pm at The Temple For more information call Robb (615)568-1786

Next Dor

Gathering frequently at the end of a busy day or for a much needed night out. The Temple Next Dor group welcomes those under 40 (and their spouses). Click Here to visit the Next Dor page.

Book Club

The Temple Book Club meets monthly at 10 a.m. on second Sundays to discuss contemporary books, sometimes with a Jewish theme and sometimes not. The members select the books, and there ensues lively discussions, arguments, even digressions. Click Here for more information.

Women's Torah Study

Led by Patty Marks meets on Thursdays at Temple at 12:00 p.m.

Mussar Mindfulness

“Striving for the Best Within Ourselves, Guided by Jewish Wisdom & Contemporary Practice.”

In 2009, we began our group with Everyday Holiness, by Alan Morinis. Then, we delved into Pirke Avot, the compendium of sayings from the Mishnah about how best to live one’s life. This year, we are working through A Code of Jewish Ethics: You Shall be Holy, by Rabbi Joseph Telushkin.

Reading from a Jewish text at each session facilitates our discussions and allows
us to hear personal reactions and varied perspectives of each other’s spiritual journeys. We welcome more participants for two reasons: First, the more people who
participate, the more our minds are stimulated with different stories and interpretive
directions. Secondly, expanding our group helps us practice sayings from Pirke Avot,
such as: "Who is wise? A person who learns from everyone he/she meets." Mussar teaches that nurturing our inner lives, a purpose of our monthly gatherings, enables us to better the world we live in. As a group, supporting each other with trust and respect, we gather to learn, to reflect, to guide one another, and to grow towards becoming the best persons we can be. Please join us! If you have questions, feel free
to call or email David Barton Phone: (615) 352-6442 - Email: Davibar@aol.com or
Martin Sir - Phone: (615) 419-8325 - Email: sirmartinlaw@aol.com

Weight Watchers

The Temple offers Weight Watchers meetings every Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. or 5:30 p.m. (Weigh-ins a half-hour earlier).

Adult Hebrew at The Temple

Want to help your child with Hebrew School? Want to better understand the prayers during Shabbat Services? Want to connect to the ancient language of our people? Did you goof off in Hebrew School and want a second chance? If your answer is ‘yes’ to any or all of these questions, consider taking Adult Hebrew This year we have 2 levels of Hebrew:

Hebrew for Beginners – Level 1 (no prior knowledge of Hebrew necessary)
Hebrew Prayer Fluency – Level 2 (ability to read some Hebrew words necessary)

Level 1 and Level 2
Thursdays, 10:45-11:30 a.m. starting October 20th (Before Lunch with the Rabbi and Women’s Torah Study Group). These classes will run through January.

If you are interested in any of these classes or want more information, please email/call or stop by and see for yourself.


What's Happening in July

Tuesday, July 11th at 7:00 p.m. - A Taste of Judaism with Rabbi Rami Shapiro

Everything you always wanted to know about Judaism in three easy lessons!

Tuesday, July 18th at 7:00 p.m. - A Taste of Judaism with Rabbi Rami Shapiro

Everything you always wanted to know about Judaism in three easy lessons!

Tuesday, July 25th at 7:00 p.m. - A Taste of Judaism with Rabbi Rami Shapiro

Everything you always wanted to know about Judaism in three easy lessons!

Friday, July 28th - Harmony in Unison Shabbat

For the first time ever, The Temple is excited to come together for a Shabbat service featuring music written by our own Temple members and community! Inspired by the Harmony in Unison Facebook project, we will share some incredible original Jewish liturgical music written by Cantor Fishbein, Stacy Beyer, Ellie Flier, and others from our Temple family. We will also hear from Stacy Beyer, co-creator of Harmony in Unison, as she shares her thoughts on the creation and tremendous success of the Harmony in Unison project. This special Shabbat service is not to be missed!


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