Temple Beth Shalom Annual Meeting is Sunday, May 19Temple Beth Shalom will hold its Annual Meeting on Sunday, May 19, beginning at 10:15 a.m. at the JCC New Albany, 150 E. Granville St. Rabbi Richard Address will be the keynote speaker at the event, and will talk about "Toward a Theology of Relationships." His address will conclude the Scholar-In-Residence Weekend, which begins at Beth Shalom on Friday, May 17, at 6:30 p.m., with Shabbat Chai. The Annual Meeting also is your opportunity to exercise your membership rights and vote on items of significance for the congregation's future, including a new Code of Regulations (by-laws), the operating budget, and the election of new trustees. For more information, contact the Temple office at (614) 855-4882.
Founded in December 1977, Temple Beth Shalom is a Columbus-area Reform Jewish Congregation, with about 500 member families, that offers weekly Sabbath Services, religious and Hebrew schooling and Bar/Bat Mitzvah tutoring, personalized lifecycle observances, family and adult educational programming, social, charitable, and cultural activities, conversion, pastoral counseling, and much, much more.
News And Upcoming Events
A great time was had by all on Saturday, May 4, as we celebrated our 36th anniversary at the Founders Gala: From Infancy to Excellence, 1977-2013! To see photos from the event, click on the "Photo Galleries" link at right. For more information on our Founders and Event Sponsors, click on the Founders Gala logo just below at right.
May 3, 2013
- The May edition of The Window is now available online.
- SAVE THE DATE! Scholar-in-Residence Program Set for May 17-19
Save the weekend of May 17-19 for the Temple Beth Shalom Scholar-in-Residence Weekend with Rabbi Richard F. Address, former specialist and congregation consultant for the North American Reform movement in the program areas of Caring Community and Family Concerns, and current rabbi of Congregation M'kor Shalom, a Reform synagogue in Cherry Hill, N.J. The theme for the weekend will be Creating Congregations of Meaning: Challenging Trends for American Synagogues. While plans still are being finalized, the tentative schedule of events includes: Friday, May 17, after Shabbat Chai, Rabbi Address will present "Looking Forward: Four Trends that are Changing American Judaism"; Saturday, May 18, during a lunchtime gathering, Rabbi Address will discuss issues related to how congregations can respond to the Jewish Baby Boomer revolution in "Here Come the Boomers: Get Out of Their Way!"; and Sunday, May 19, Rabbi Address will present "Toward a Theology of Relationships." As the Scholar-in-Residence Weekend will be open to the entire Columbus Jewish Community, a portion of the programming will be held at Agudas Achim. Watch for details as they are finalized in The eWindow, The Ohio Jewish Chronicle, and flyers and announcements distributed at Temple. For more information, contact Adam Inlander at firstname.lastname@example.org, or (614) 855-4882.