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Solidarity Shabbat at TBO #ShowUpForShabbat

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A few days ago the peace of Shabbat was shattered at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Or L’Simcha synagogue as a gunman stormed into the shul during services and murdered 11 worshippers. His heinous crime has left us devastated, but we are comforted by the many expressions of unwavering support that the Jewish community has received […]

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Statement on Pittsburgh Attack

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Eleven people lost their lives yesterday because of sinat chinam or baseless hatred. May the memory of their innocent lives be a blessing and a call to action. וַיֹּ֖אמֶר מֶ֣ה עָשִׂ֑יתָ ק֚וֹל דְּמֵ֣י אָחִ֔יךָ צֹעֲקִ֥ים אֵלַ֖י מִן־הָֽאֲדָמָֽה׃ And He said: ‘What have you done? The voice of your brother’s blood cries to Me from the ground. These […]

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High Holy Days Schedule 5779

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Rosh Hashanah Erev Rosh Hashanah – Sunday, September 9th 8:00 PM Rosh Hashanah (1st Day) – Monday, September 10th 9:30 AM Rosh Hashanah Brunch – Following 9:30 AM Service Tashlich at Emily Murphy Park – Monday, September 10th 3:00 PM   (11904 Emily Murphy Park Rd NW) Rosh Hashanah (2nd Day) – Tuesday, September 11th 9:30 […]

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MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL

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This year, in the process of making green thinking a part of our synagogue culture, we will not mail your membership renewal forms or High Holy Day tickets. However, due to security issues, a High Holy Day list will be created upon receipt of your renewal information at the TBO office.   Please click this […]

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Temple Beth Ora 2018 AGM

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Temple Beth Ora AGM Invitation Thursday, June 21, 2018 at TBO AGM at 7:00 pm Wine and Cheese Reception to follow   Celebrate our accomplishments as a community! Thank our outgoing board members and welcome our new board This year’s AGM features an introduction to three changes proposed by the board to update our bylaws […]

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Secular version of the Kaddish

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Our Response To Hate

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To the person that left a hate-filled note for us, we would like to respond to you and others that share this thought. We have withstood much more than your poster. We do not fear you, we will not allow your darkness to overcome our light. This is the meaning of our Hanukkah celebration, that […]

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Statement on Terror Attacks in Edmonton

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Many of us in Edmonton woke to disheartening news of attempted suspected acts of terrorism in our community. We celebrate the heroism of our Edmonton Police Service in bringing the suspect into custody alive. We pray for “refuah shleimah”, a complete and total recovery for Const. Mike Chernyk and the other victims. We are thankful […]

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Rabbi Caine’s Words To Congregation Beth Israel

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Dear Congregation Beth Israel, Reading the testimonies you had written about your previous Shabbat, touched our hearts. The feelings of fear, anger and loneliness– and on the other hand of words and acts of friendship from people in your community – it seems like you must have had a “roller coaster” of a Shabbat. And […]

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My Letter To Beth Israel in Charlottesville

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Dear Rabbi Gutherz and President Zimmerman Natreih Raḥamana u-varkhei – May the Eternal One guard and bless you, As president of Temple Beth Ora in Edmonton, Alberta Canada, I wish to add our voices to those who have expressed and will express solidarity with you. Having been to the Charlottesville and Cobham areas personally, I […]

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