Perry Como really recorded Kol Nidre?
Attaching ourselves to God does not blur our individual identity, it sharpens it.
Lunch ‘N’ Learn…A new book by CJN theater critic, Bob Abelman
LHS/WEST SHORE STUDENTS EARN TOP REGIONAL ART AWARDS by Lila Wright[No, this is not a photograph!] Mazal Tov! to Lila Wright, one of 6 students at Lakewood High School and the West Shore Career-Tech Media Art & Design program who won highest honors among the 25 awards earned in the annual Scholastic Art & Writing Awards […]
A Priest and a Rabbi Walk into a Bar… Join the conversation with Father Doug Koessel (Blessed Trinity Church) and Rabbi Enid Lader (Beth Israel – The West Temple) Tuesday, March 3rd 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. The Public House – Irish Food & Drink 17219 Lorain Rd., Cleveland, OH 44111 [Cash Only] A Priest and […]
“A new king arose who did not know Joseph…”
Media coverage of BI-TWT members for their community engagement
Our Antisemitism Conversation Continues – Feb. 25
Joseph is called upon from the depths of his imprisonment, cleaned up, and brought to Pharaoh to interpret his dreams.
Chai There! Education Updates from Debbie Chessin Dear Beth Israel-The West Temple Religious School Families, We hope you and your children are having an engaging, productive year in religious school so far. It is exciting, week after week, to see the students coming into the temple all smiles, ready to connect with their Jewish […]
“Surely God was in this place, and me, I did not know it!”
Friday Evening, December 27
Celebrate Chanukah and Shabbat with us! Service at 6:30, Chicken and Latke supper at 7:30
Students in grades 3-6 have made bracelets…100% of proceeds will be donated…
“I am old now and I do not know the day of my death” (Bereshit 27:2)
“There is a time to mourn, and a time to accept; a time to rage against the fading of the light, and a time to kindle another light.”
Upcoming Shabbat and Holiday Services Please join us as we celebrate Shabbat this week… THIS Friday, Nov. 15th – 7:30 p.m. Erev Shabbat Service led by Matt Barratt THIS Saturday, Nov. 16th – 9:30-1:00 p.m. — PreK-2nd Grade Family Shabbaton with Debbie Chessin and […]
News You Can Use Beth Israel – The West Temple was recently awarded a mini-grant in the amount of $5,000 from the Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus Initiative for Immigrant and Refugee Justice at the Religious Action Center. This mini-grant will amplify the efforts our members have been dedicating to advocating for and with Cleveland’s immigrant and […]
Beth Israel – The West Temple was recently awarded a mini-grant in the amount of $5,000 from the Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus Initiative for Immigrant and Refugee Justice at the Religious Action Center. This mini-grant will amplify the efforts our members have been dedicating to advocating for and with Cleveland’s immigrant and refugee communities. With this […]
Beryl Palnik Honored! On December 22nd, The Jewish Education Center (JEC) announced the recipients of their 2021 Educator Awards. The Awards will be formally presented at the JEC’s 28th Annual Celebration, to be held on March 6, 2022. The Albert B. Ratner and Jack and Esther Goldberg Israel Fellowship, which provides funding for study opportunities […]
A short interfaith service of thought, community, and togetherness
Order Your Round Raisin Challahs for the “High Challah-days.”
[T]his portion also evokes the specter of hunger, as real today as it was in biblical times.