Road to Eden Event

Join Temple Beth Or and friends as we mark the festival of Sukkot with the screening of


A Film by Doug Passon/Featuring the music of DAN NICHOLS and his band, EI8HTEEN

Road to Eden is a feature-length documentary exploring rock star Dan Nichols’ journey through the deep South throughout the festival of Sukkot.  Each day his journey challenges us with issues of homelessness, immigration, interfaith relations, environmental concerns, Middle East turmoil and civil rights, reminding us all tha twe’re still trying to reach the ‘Promised Land” together.


WHO: Meet filmaker DOUG PASSON and musician DAN NICHOLS.

WHAT: Film screening, Q&A session with Doug and Dan, Concert, dessert in the Sukkah.

WHEN: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2014 – Doors open at 6:00 pm.  Film starts at 6:45 pm.

COST: Admission charge is a non-perishable food item and/or cash donation for:


Then join us on Friday night, October 17, 2014 for a unique Sukkot/Simchat Torah musical Shabbat celebration led by Dan Nichols. Shabbat reception in the Sukkah at 6:30 pm – Holiday and Sabbath service at 7.  Festive Oneg Shabbat to follow.


Temple Beth Or High Holidays 2014

Wednesday, September 24
Erev Rosh Hashanah 8:00 pm
Thursday, September 25
Rosh Hashanah Morning Service 10:00 am
Concurrent Family & Youth Interactive Service in Levin Hall
Lunch 12:30 pm (Reservations required)
Family Service 2:00 pm*
Tashlich 4:00 pm 
(held at Grant Park in Washington Township)
Friday, September 26
Shabbat Shuvah 7:30 pm
Saturday, September 27
Shabbat Shuvah Morning Service 10:00 am
Friday, October 3
Kol Nidre  8:00 pm
Saturday, October 4
Yom Kippur Morning Service 10:00 am
Concurrent Family & Youth Interactive Service in Levin Hall 
 Healing Service 12:30 pm
Yom Kippur Afternoon 1:30-3:00 pm
Dr. Michael J. Cook, Professor of Judeo-Christian Studies, Hebrew Union College,  will address: “50 Years Since “Freed” of Deicide (1965-2015):  Why Still A Mixed Message.” The 50th Anniversary Of Vatican II’s watershed “Nostra Aetate Declaration– “freeing” Jews from “deicide” - how is this promulgation faring today?
Family Service 3:00 pm*
Yizkor Service 4:30 pm
Ne’ilah followed by Break the Fast 5:30 pm
Sponsored by Dave London and Mary and Gary Youra
*Babysitting for Rosh Hashanah and 
Yom Kippur services will be provided by 
volunteers from David’s Church for all but the afternoon Family Services.

Religious School Registration

The Religious School Registration Form is available for you to download and print from our website.  Please click the link below to download the form:

Religious School Registration  


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Online Relgious School Registration


Our Rabbis

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Lifelong Learning

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Upcoming Events


6:00pm Oct.01.2014 - 9:00pm Oct.01.2014
Israeli Dancing


7:00pm Oct.01.2014 - 9:00pm Oct.01.2014
Men's Circle


Oct.03.2014 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Kol Nidre


Oct.04.2014 10:00am - 12:00pm
Yom Kippur Morning Service

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