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Education

Education

We believe learning can’t begin too early nor end too late. From our tiniest people to our school children, young and not-so-young adults to our sage seniors, TBO offers creative, thought-provoking, and inspiring learning opportunities for all.

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Worship

Worship

Shabbat Services include weekly Erev and Shabbat morning services; a monthly Young Family Shabbat with puppets and music, and a monthly Shabbat Simcha -- a lively music-based service featuring our own Ban’d from the Bema. Thought-provoking sermons, music, and Onegs are integral to all services.

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Happenings

Happenings

There’s always something going on at TBO … from trolley tours of Jewish Raleigh to fine arts shows, inspired evenings of song, to the annual Purim Spiel, the RALFTY Prom, and lots more. Check out our full calendar … you’re sure to find something no matter what your interest.

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T'kun Olam

T'kun Olam

Central to Temple Beth Or’s reason for being is the call for tikkun olam – repairing our shattered world. We are committed to creating a more just and peaceful world through g’milut hasadim … acts of loving kindness and compassion, and through tzedekah … sharing our own bounty with those in need.

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Welcome to Temple Beth Or

Temple Beth Or – House of Light -- strives to be a beacon to all who enter our doors. We are a reform congregation with over 100 years of history in Raleigh.

Our monthly service schedule is designed to meet the diverse needs of our congregants. You will find engaging sermons drawing from today’s most relevant societal issues … contemporary Jewish music … guest speakers who enlighten and educate us … all uniting our community as we seek meaning in our lives.

We believe in meeting each congregant where they are … welcoming that wonderful diversity is what makes us who we are. Our families comprise a multitude of backgrounds, from the youngest of young to our cherished seniors, traditional and non-traditional family units and lifestyles, lifelong Jews and Jews by choice, along with families of multi-cultures and faiths.

When we gather in worship, study, celebration, support, and works that create a more just world, we learn what unites us, strengthening our connection to each other and our own Jewish identity along the way.

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Temple Beth Or Congregational Journey to Israel
Led by Rabbi Dinner

June 14-26, 2017

Beginning a partnership with Congregation Or Hadash in Haifa

Information Session
Tuesday November 29 , 2016 7:30 PM at TBO – RSVP Temple office 919-781-4895

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Latest News

  • After the Election World Upside Down

    What Moves You (Rabbi Lucy HF Dinner – Temple Beth Or - Parshat Lech Lecha – November 11, 2016) At our Social Action Committee meeting one of the members asked what are you speaking about tomorrow, Rabbi, Lech L’cha?! Lech L’cha, the portion where Abraham answer’s God’s call to go forth, was b’shert to be the […]

Upcoming Events

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  • Gateways to Judaism Class
    Wednesday evening, starting January 4th 2017, 7:30-9:00pm
    A 12 week class offering an An introduction to Theology, Prayer, Mitzvot & Halachah, Torah, Midrash & Talmud, American Judaism & Contemporary Israel.
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