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Welcome to Temple Beth Sholom Sarasota


Temple Beth Sholom is a Conservative egalitarian synagogue offering a full range of Jewish services for all life-cycle events. We look forward to your visit and hope you will join us for services and some of our other activities and programs.





Thank you to Donna Newman and Dr. Michael Katz for organizing the installation weekend, and to Dr. Bill Freund for bringing in Rabbi Artson as Scholar in Residence. Special thanks to Elaine Tedesco, Dana Medeiros, the Installation Committee, and everyone else who helped make this weekend such a success.

Of Note...

Shabbat Shaboom, a program for younger children during Saturday morning services 10:30 am-12 noon.  CLICK HERE for more information - the community is welcome!
Sponsor an Oneg or Kiddush! CLICK HERE for more information.
Sponsor a Bimah Basket or Flower Arrangement!  CLICK HERE for information.
Selected upcoming events from the full Monthly Calendar, CLICK HERE

January 29, February 5, 12, 26, 12:00 pm - Lunch and Learn: Great Jewish Ideas
February 1, 9:00 am - World Wide Wrap and Men's Club Breakfast and Speakers Program
February 4, 9:00 am - Book Review: FDR and the Jews
February 11, noon - Sophisticated Ladies Fashion Show: Broadway Bound
February 15 - Yom Universal for USY and Kadima.  MUST RSVP with paperwork by January 28!

Newsletter, Sermon, Mazel Moments


This Week at TBS

01/27/2015 9:15AM
Cup of Joe class


01/28/2015 9:15AM
TBSS Parent University

Mindful Milestones, offered by parent request, will be conducted by Dr. Louise Boothby and Dr. Cheryl Elderbrock. $20 fee per session.  Please contact Alys Wright at 941-552-2770 for more information.  Schedule:
1/28, 9:15-10:15 pm - 4-5 year olds, Dr. Boothby
2/25, 8:45-9:45 pm - Grades 5-8, Dr. Elderbrock
3/11, 9:15-10:15 pm - Grades 1-2, Dr. Boothby
4/29, 9:15-10:15 pm - Birth-3 years old, Dr. Boothby
5/29, 9:15-10:15 pm - Grades 3-4, Dr. Boothby


01/29/2015 10:00AM
Sisterhood Knitting Mitzvah

Handy with crochet hooks?  A group from the Temple Beth Sholom Sisterhood meets monthly to crochet and/or knit newborn hats.  Bring your own needles, hooks, and acrylic worsted weight yarn. Usually 4th Thursday of each month.  Pizza and drinks available for $5 a person.

Please contact Molly Ballow at 941-377-1340 or mollysquilts.bal@aol.com for more information and to RSVP.

01/29/2015 10:30AM
Chug Ivri
Advanced Hebrew Reading.  Contact Claire Fox at cdfox@outlook.com for more information.
01/29/2015 12:00PM
Great Jewish Ideas class
Rabbi Michael Werbow is coordinating a new 8-session class, "Great Jewish Ideas of the 19th and 20th Centuries:  An Exploration of Jewish Thought."  Bring a dairy lunch.  $5 per class; each class can be attended independently.  CLICK HERE for flyer.

January 8 - The Science of Judaism with Marden Paru

January 15 - Zecharias Frankel and Conservative Judaism with Lois Portnoff

January 29 - Samuel David Luzzatto—Judaism and Atticism with Ralph Wintrob

February 5 - Zionism's Answer to the Jewish Problem with Marden Paru

February 12 - Abraham Heschel—Mystic and Social Activist with Rabbi Werbow

February 26 - Theological Responses to the Nazi Holocaust with Bill Freund

March 5 - Feminist Jewish Theology

March 12 - Current Trends in Jewish Thought with Rabbi Werbow

01/30/2015 5:51PM
5:51 PM
Candle lighting
01/30/2015 7:00PM
Kabbalat Shabbat
01/31/2015 9:00AM


01/31/2015 10:00AM
Shabbat Shaboom Youth Service

Shabbat Shaboom every Saturday morning with playtime, snack, and age appropriate service geared towards preschool and early elementary.  Everyone Welcome!  CLICK HERE for more information.

02/01/2015 9:00AM

For more information, please contact Elaine Tedesco at 941-552-2780.

02/01/2015 9:00AM
B'nai Mitzvah Club

World Wide Wrap w/ Men's Club

CLICK HERE for more information and B'nai Mitzvah Club parent and student informational sessions schedule

02/01/2015 9:00AM
World Wide Wrap and Men's Club Breakfast

Sponsored and organized by the Men's Club, in conjunction with the Men's Club speaker breakfast program with speaker Rabbi Werbow.  Learn about the mitzvah of wrapping T'fillin! Everyone, including parents and children, are invited to TBS to join the Jewish Community from across the world in putting on T'fillin during the 15th annual World Wide Wrap.  No cost; $5 donation for breakfast appreciated.

02/02/2015 1:30PM
Yiddish Group
02/03/2015 9:15AM
Cup of Joe class


Tu B'Shevat


Donata, Photos, Q&A




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  Temple Beth Sholom
1050 South Tuttle Avenue
Sarasota, FL  34237
 Office: 941.955.8121
     Fax: 941.365.4099

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