Friends and family of TBEMC families–and families thinking about becoming part of our growing TBEMC community–are welcome to light candles and party with us. You just have to sign up and RSVP in advance at tbemc.org/rsvp.
As Israel’s brave military forces defend our beloved homeland, Jewish Federations across North America are responding with humanitarian aid for victims of terror, from providing for basic, immediate needs to helping rebuild damaged infrastructure and ravaged lives, addressing the immense levels of trauma caused by these horrific events, and more.
Jewish Federation has launched an Israel Emergency Fund to mobilize resources for their network of partners on the ground. Please join us in supporting as you are able by clicking here.
As we grieve the tragic loss of Israeli life and the lives irrevocably changed, let us pray for the safety of all Israelis, those who have lost loved ones, and the safe return of the hostages while we band together as a family, a community, a people.
You can also make a donation to the Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund, which Rabbi Kerbel will distribute to Friends of IDF, Israel Trauma Coalition, Magen David Adom, and United Hatzalah over the next few weeks.
We closed out Pride Month with a beautiful and meaningful Pride Shabbat led by two of our longtime members Parker Schwartz and BJ Solomon with readings from many community allies.
In June, our Third Annual Celebration Benefit was a wonderful gathering worthy of the honorees who have given so much to our community.
In February, we held a community-wide seder to celebrate Tu B’shevat
In December we had two festive celebrations to mark the Festival of Lights. Here are a few highlights…