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10:30 am Saturdays

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Latest News

  • Monthly Joint Erev Shabbat Services with B’nai Israel!
    August 13, 2020
    This Friday, August 14, B’nai Israel will host Erev Shabbat Services in their Zoom room — please note the earlier 6pm start time–and Rabbi Appleby will deliver the D’rash. In September, Beth Shalom will host and Rabbi Appel will deliver the D’rash. We would love to see a big turn-out. It’s time for members of Baton Rouge’s synagogues to
  • Rabbi’s Blog | R’eih
    August 13, 2020
    In this week’s Torah portion, R’eih, we read:  Be careful to observe only that which I enjoin upon you:  neither add to it nor take away from it. (Deut 13:1)   If we examine Jewish history, we observe that the Jewish community has both added to and taken away from the laws as found in the
  • Rabbi’s Blog | Haftarot of Consolation
    July 30, 2020
    During the seven weeks between Tisha b’Av (which was observed last night and today) and Rosh HaShanah, special Haftarot known as the Haftarot of Consolation are read during the Torah service on Shabbat mornings. These special prophetic readings are intended to give us hope, as we approach the High Holy Days, that G-d will be compassionate, merciful and forgiving towards us. This Shabbat is
  • Rabbi’s Blog | Shabbat Chazon
    July 23, 2020
    This Shabbat is known as Shabbat Chazon – the Sabbath of vision. It refers to Isaiah’s vision of the destruction of the Temple which is found in the Haftarah reading (Isaiah 1:1-27) on the Shabbat before Tisha b’Av. During the heat of summer comes this holy day of Tisha b’Av. It is a solemn day

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Upcoming Events

  1. Fri 23

    Kabbalat Shabbat

    Oct 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  2. Sat 24

    Torah Study

    Join us on Zoom for Torah
    Oct 24 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
  3. Sat 24

    Shacharit Shabbat

    Join us on Zoom for Shacharit
    Oct 24 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  4. Thu 29

    Zerem – Is Halloween Kosher?

    Learn about how Judaism and Halloween
    Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  5. Fri 30

    Challah-Ween: Virtual Challah Program

    Come listen to the story of
    Oct 30 @ 5:30 pm
  6. Fri 30

    Kabbalat Shabbat

    Oct 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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