OUR MISSION: The mission of Temple B’nai Jeshurun is to be a Reform Jewish congregation that is a welcoming, supportive, and inclusive community.

OUR VISION:  We seek engagement with Judaism through spirituality, worship, community, social action and education to create richer and more meaningful lives.

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Upcoming Events

  1. Mon 14
  2. Tue 15

    Temple Staff Meeting

    Jun 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  3. Wed 16

    Ongoing Study of the Historical Books

    Jun 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  4. Thu 17

    Sisterhood Crafts

    Jun 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  5. Fri 18

    Shabbat Morning Singalong

    Jun 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  6. Fri 18

    Wine and Cheese Social

    Jun 18 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Rabbi
David Kaufman

Bill Grund
Board President

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David Muenchrath

David Muenchrath
Exec. Director

From the Union For Reform Judaism / Reform Movement

What is Juneteenth to a Black Jew?

What is Juneteenth to a Black Jew? kbkaput June 10, 2021

While Juneteenth marks an incredibly important step in Black American rights, it was just that – one step. Juneteenth celebrated slavery becoming illegal, but it did not do away with racism; not even close. And yet, the history and spirit of Juneteenth make me hopeful.

The Ethical Conundrum of a Jewish and Democratic State

The Ethical Conundrum of a Jewish and Democratic State jstern June 8, 2021

When the State of Israel was established in 1948, its secular founders envisioned a nation that would be both Jewish and attuned to the values of liberal democracy. They were confident that a country with an overwhelming Jewish majority could maintain a Jewish character and ensure civic equality for all its inhabitants.

The Tulsa Massacre in the Yiddish Press

The Tulsa Massacre in the Yiddish Press jstern June 8, 2021

On June 2nd, 1921, when news of the Tulsa massacre reached New York, Yiddish newspapers in the city were unified in their impassioned coverage of the events.

Final Account: Film Review

Final Account: Film Review jstern June 7, 2021

The film, produced by the USC Shoah Foundation, attempts to capture the recollections of an elderly subset of Germans who lived through the Third Reich and will soon no longer be around to give voice to what they witnessed.