Welcome to Temple Beth Sholom!

Temple Beth Sholom is a vibrant full-service egalitarian congregation. We are proud of how each member brings their own story to our diverse community. We welcome those who have a multi-generational history at our congregation, those new to the city or Temple Beth Sholom- people of all ages and backgrounds who are seeking a Jewish community - a place to call home

Upcoming Events


Oct 2019

Annual Cemetery Visit

Start your new year off by reconnecting with those who have passed on. We'll be meeting at TBS Cemetery (901 Circus Boulevard) at 11 am on October 6th.


Oct 2019


Join us for Tashlich and cast away the burdens of the past! You'll enjoy a variety of Tashlich related activities for the whole family, the Siesta Key Drum Circle, and a beautiful sunset. The…

Highlight of the Month


The TBS Governance Committee is looking for candidates to be elected to the congregation’s Board of Directors at the annual Election Meeting on December 15th!

Anyone interested in contributing their time and energy to manage the congregation’s business and help TBS to continue to grow is encouraged to apply using the form below. The By-laws require that you must have been a member of the congregation in good standing for at least one year in order to be elected. Applications should be submitted to the TBS office by September 27. If you have any questions about the application process or service on the Board, please call Ben Berman, Chair of the Governance Committee or the TBS office.

Reason for Applying:
Relevant Experience:
I will have been a Temple Beth Sholom member in good standing for at least one year as of 12.1.19:

Why Join Us at Temple Beth Sholom?

We understand that finding the right synagogue is important. Here are just a few reasons that we believe you should join us. Whether you join us for services, Lunch & Learn, yoga, or mah jongg, we look forward to meeting & welcoming you.    If you'd like to find out more for yourself, stop by or contact us!


Become a Part of a Kehillah (Community)

Walk into Temple Beth Sholom, and you will instantly feel welcome. Our community prides itself on being diverse and meeting people where they are. Being part of our kehillah, we will celebrate with and support you during every stage of life. You can also get involved by joining a class such as yoga, a club such as Men's Club, volunteer, or join a committee such as Social Action. There are also many more opportunities. The Temple is a place that you can call home. 


Never Stop Learning

With the myriad of programs and events we offer, there truly is something for everyone. Whether you are interested in the Torah, Israel, Hebrew, contemporary Jewish issues, history, or anything in between, we probably have it. We are dedicated to continuing education and learning together.


Be Inspired

Our Rabbi, Michael Werbow, is sure to spark inspiration. Our services are uplifting and steeped in tradition yet are also applicable to our everyday lives. 


Participate in Tikkun Olam

Tikkun Olam or "repairing the world" (i.e. social action) has always been important in the Jewish faith. TBS continually works with the Safe Place and Rape Crisis Center through donation drives. We work with All Faiths Food Bank as well and deliver casseroles to the Salvation Army. TBS supports Family Promise as well in providing assistance to homeless families. Reach out to our Social Action Committee for more ways to get involved.


Connect with the Greater Jewish Community

We are proud partners of The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism as well as The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee. Additionally, we are part of "Dalet" which is a consortium of several synagogues of all denominations in the area. We collaborate with each of these groups to achieve a tight-knit Jewish community. 


Explore Your Jewish Identity

Temple Beth Sholom is a safe place to explore your identity. Rabbi Werbow's door is always open to discuss Jewish thought or life in general. Our mix of services, programs, and events aid in finding what is important to you.

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