Welcome to Temple Ohabei Shalom!

We welcome you to join us for services led by:
Rabbi Sonia Saltzman & Cantor Randall Schloss

Friday Evenings at 6:00pm
Saturday Mornings at 10:30am
Other service times and events are as follows:

Latest News & Blog Entries

OSTY’s High Holiday Food Drive

Dear TOS Community, It’s time for the annual High Holy Day Food Drive and we need your help! Look for members of OSTY, our TOS teen youth group, passing out paper grocery bags after morning services on Rosh Hashanah (9/25) and make sure to take one (or more)! To help meet the food pantries’ most […]

(Almost) saying goodbye

I don’t usually get writer’s block, but this particular blog post has not come easily. For a few weeks, I’ve know I’d have to write this, but despite prolonged contemplation, beautiful phrases have not come to me. Sometimes you just have to sit down and write. It is my bittersweet task to let you know […]

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: A Jewish Perspective #strikeoutals

By now, I hope you’ve seen the TCEE teachers’ video in support of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. These remarkable women, led by our own Shari Churwin, Education Director, allowed the toddlers to douse them with ice water on the playground. Why? They did it in the service of raising both funds and awareness to […]

Remarks from the Rabbi – Tisha B’Av

As liberal Jews it can sometimes be difficult for us to connect at an intellectual or emotional level with Tisha B’Av.  As liberal Jews we don’t yearn for the rebuilding of the Temple in Jerusalem -whose destruction we remember this evening, or for the return of the sacrificial system.  But churban habayit, the destruction of […]

Tisha B’Av: Finding Hope in the Wreckage

Sunset this evening marks the beginning of Tisha B’Av, the solemn observance commemorating many calamities that have befallen the Jewish people, particularly the destruction of the first and second Temples. Traditional Jews mark the day with fasting, as well as the avoidance of other “creature comforts” like washing, using a pillow for sleeping, and marital […]

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