September 02, 2014   7 Elul 5774

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Come on in. Take off your coat. Have a little something to eat. And join a dynamic and inclusive Reform congregation where you truly belong. From young families, to seniors, to singles to interfaith and same sex couples, all are welcome to take part in a spiritual environment where joy and personal connections flourish.

As a vital and active congregation led by Rabbi Randy Sheinberg, you’ll find Early Childhood Education and Hebrew School, a Junior and Senior Youth Group, Lifelong Learning and Torah Study, Sisterhood and Brotherhood, the Caring Community and a wealth of social activities and events for all.

Tikvah means hope. And we hope you’ll consider becoming part of this caring community. Give us a call. Come visit us. We'll make a plate for you.

September 10 – Zumba continues on Wednesdays: September 17, October 1 and October 8 at 7:30 pm.

UPDATEClick here for our current calendar. 




September 7 – First day of Religious School and Welcome Back Celebration! Please click here for details.

September 12 – Congregational Shabbat Dinner. Please click here for details and registration form.

Click here for our Fall Schedule of Early Childhood Programming.


See the Special Events page to get a copy of the Battle of the Briskets Cookbook

Shabbat Services Schedule  

Friday, September 5, 2014
    8:00 pm – Shabbat Service
Saturday, September 6, 2014
    9:00 am – Torah Study
   10:15 am – Learning Service
   11:30 am – Lunch and Learn

Friday, September 12, 2014
    6:30 pm – Cong. Dinner    
    7:30 pm – Family Shabbat
Saturday, September 13, 2014
    9:00 am – Torah Study
   10:15 am – Bat Mitzvah

Friday, September 19, 2014
    8:00 pm – Shabbat Service
Saturday, September 20, 2014
    9:00 am – Torah Study
    6:30 pm – Family Program
    7:45 pm – Havdalah Service
    8:30 pm – Selichot Service



Upcoming Events  

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HAVE A GREAT SUMMER!! - The Reform Blog  

A Force to be Reckoned With

by Cantor Ellen Dreskin I remember the first time I met Debbie Friedman. In the fall of 1974, I was a college freshman. Rabbi Sam Karff from Congregation Beth Israel in Houston (my home) let me know that Debbie would be spending a Shabbat at Beth Israel, presenting her new Hanukkah service, “Not by Might, […]

Achieving Excellence by Pursuing Excellence in our Early Childhood Center

For the past 18 months, the URJ supported three “Communities of Practice,” cohorts of congregations that came together to learn, discuss, and experiment in a specific field. Members from participating congregations have been asked to reflect about their process. by Dr. Paula Sayag As an early childhood consultant with Washington, D.C.’s central Jewish education agency, […]

The Challenges of Teaching about Israel

by Jack Wertheimer With the new school year nearly upon us, Jewish educational leaders are scrambling to prepare their teachers to discuss this summer’s Gaza War. The most pressing challenge is to design age-appropriate conversations: At which grade level might classroom discussions include potentially frightening topics, such as the wounding of non-combatants, kidnapping of young […]
New Website Announced  
The URJ has announced a new website:  Click here to explore it
Honey from the Heart  
Sid Jacobson JCC Overview of Specialized Services  


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