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URJ Biennial 2017 in Boston

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“When one person comes to Biennial from a congregation, one person is transformed; when a group of people come to Biennial from a congregation, the congregation is transformed.” Rabbi Jean Eglinton and the Board of Directors B’nai Sholom Congregation, Huntington, WV Members of Temple Beth Ora will join the largest Jewish gathering in North America, this […]

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New Rabbi for Temple Beth Ora

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Born in Jerusalem, Rabbi Gila Caine, while still a teenager, felt a need for a new spiritual and religious path for herself. After completing her B.A. degree in Sociology and Anthropology at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, she joined her husband in the northern city of Kiryat Sh’mona. Working with students at Tel Hai College and […]

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Rabbi Rick Jacobs Statement on UNESCO’s Hebron Resolution

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New York, NY; July 10, 2017 – Statement of Rabbi Rick Jacobs, President of the Union for Reform Judaism, about the United Nations Educational, Scientific, Cultural Organization (UNESCO) resolution denying the Jewish connection to the city of Hebron: “It’s hard to fathom how UNESCO can, once again, vote to delegitimize what is demonstrated Jewish history […]

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2017 TBO Annual General Meeting

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Temple Beth Ora’s 2017 Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday, June 15th at 7:00 PM. As temple members, this is your opportunity to set the direction for TBO’s future. The Board of Directors will present a budget and dues structures for your approval, hold elections for board officers, and report on what has […]

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2017 Pride Shabbat

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Friday, June 16, 2017 at 8 pm “Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it;” -Shir Hashirim Join Temple Beth Ora, Guest Rabbi Kliel Rose, Chavurat HaShir and Edmonton Vocal Minority for a fabulous Pride Shabbat! We will be celebrating Pride with lots of singing, laughter, and inspiration. All faiths, ages, sexual […]

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Statement Following Recent Attacks In Alexandria & Tanta

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We enter our spring festival of Passover in uncertain times. This is a shared season of festivals for both us and our Christian brothers and sisters throughout the world. During this time, we reflect on themes of hope and liberation from our myriad struggles. It is with great sadness that we recognize the loss of […]

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TBO Second Night Passover Seder

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Chanukah 7th Night Pot Luck Dinner 2016

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Urgent Appeal to Help Fort McMurray Evacuees

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Urgent Appeal: TBO is collecting the following items to donate to victims of the Fort McMurray fire, though the Edmonton Emergency Relief Services. Most needed items include: diapers, toiletries, baby wipes, new socks/underwear, new pillows, new toys, pet food and juice boxes. There will be drop off bins at TBO throughout this Shabbaton weekend and […]

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TBO 2016 Shabbaton This Weekend

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Join us for TBO’s 2016 Shabbaton! Theme: Ethical Dilemmas – A Jewish Perspective With our Scholar-in-Residence, Rabbi Steven Chester Sponsored by: Edmonton Jewish Community Charitable Foundation,   Friday May 6, 2016 8:00 Kabbalat Shabbat Service with Rabbi Chester and Chavurat HaShir. Discussion: Gossip, bullying and cheating:  Ethical Dilemmas   Saturday May 7, 2016 10:00 Torah […]

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