Temple Beth Tikvah is a Jewish Reform congregation serving Central Oregon and affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism.
We welcome interfaith families, Jews by choice and Jews of all religious backgrounds.
Come check us out!
Services are held at
First Presbyterian Church
230 NE Ninth Street, Bend
Contact us at 541-388-8826 or email@example.com
P.O. Box 7472
Bend, OR 97708
Click here for information on our Sunday School & Hebrew School. Register now for 2015 - 2016
Our Social Action Committee is busy with projects for the Family Kitchen and Back Door Café. read more
BBYO Comes to CO
Jewish Teen Group Kickoff Weekend!
B'nai B'rith Youth Organization (BBYO) will host weekend events and activities for all Jewish teens the weekend of September 23-25. On Friday, September 23 there will be a presentation for teens, pre-teens in grades 6 – 8, and all parents about BBYO of Central Oregon.
BBYO sponsors year-round activities in local communities throughout the world aimed at exposing Jewish teens to areas of leadership, service, civic engagement, Israel education and Jewish values all while building lasting friendships.
Organized locally by members of Temple Beth Tikvah and Congregation Shalom Bayit to broaden the horizons of local Jewish youth, the Central Oregon chapter is open to all teens with any Jewish heritage. Affiliation with a synagogue is not a requirement.
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For information on both these programs and how they benefit Temple Beth Tikvah, click here.
On behalf of all TBT members, the beneficiaries of your work, I extend my thanks to the new committee team leaders:
Ralph Uri, chair of the Ritual Committee
Mary Jane Eisenberg, chair of Adult Ed
Marilynn Jacobs, chair of Member Engagement
Ann Rosenfield, Communications Coordinator
Sheila Ross Luber, chair of the Website Development
Jerry Greenbach, chair of the Youth Group Committee
Burt Litman, chair of Social Action
Tully Ellsburg, chair of Onegs Shabbat
Kim Rafilson, chair Fundraising Committee
Mark Schindel, chair Finance Committee and Facilities
Joe Jezukewicz, Men's Group leadership
Greetings from Rabbi Hershenson
It is a month of reflection and preparation for the season of revisiting our values and aspirations, and realigning our conduct accordingly.
Looking back at the Jewish year 5776 is not a particularly pleasant exercise for me. Grandma died just as Yom Kippur last faded into night. Mom died the night after Grandma's funeral. Now as 5776 takes its leave, our family dog Mooshu dies and I am diagnosed with breast cancer. As far as I am concerned 5776 can go...and go far, far away.
While I prefer to look forward, this month of Elul calls us to look back. It's hard to start something new without taking account of what we've truly left behind. No matter what big, defining events occur, the truth is that we could have done better with what we had.