Orange County's Premier Reform Temple
Temple Bat Yahm is a welcoming Jewish Reform Synagogue in Orange County, California.  Our congregation includes over 600 families from the nearby towns of Newport Beach, Irvine, Costa Mesa, Huntington Beach, and Laguna Beach.  Our clergy, led by Senior Rabbi Gersh Zylberman, includes a team of Rabbi's, professional Jewish educators and an ordained Cantor.  We are proud of our nationally accredited Jewish Preschool, innovative religious school, our thriving adult education programs, the strong calendar of social events, our beautiful High Holiday services, and many other programs that make Temple Bat Yahm a center of Jewish Life.  Call, click or visit us today. 

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High Holy Days 5775
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  Jewish education is at the core of our tradition. Join us for various types of Adult Education.
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  Educating our future one Jewish and Hebrew lesson a time. Click here for registration. What makes JCAL different? 
          
 
           
 The TBY Preschool dedicates its days educating our young ones. Learn why it is NAEYC Accredited!
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 Women of TBY  Join us for movie night and other fun events! See more.
  Temple Bat Yahm stands with Israel and supports organizations which help aid our brothers and sisters in defending our homeland.  See more.
 
Visit Orange County's Premier Judaica Gift Shop - Bat Yahm Gifts!
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Interested in learning more about Jewish practices for lifecycle events?

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Friday, August 1
Shabbat Devarim

5:30pm Wine & Cheese Reception
Warsaw Amphitheater

6:00pm Family Shabbat Under the Stars
Warsaw Amphitheater

Service led by Rabbi Miller & Cantor Grant
Story: Rabbi Miller

Torah Thought
In a powerful commentary aired on Face the Nation, veteran TV journalist, Bob Schieffer hits the nail on the head with respect to the conflict in Gaza.  He says that we are in "a world gone mad" where a terrorist group [Hamas] has "embarked on a strategy to get its own children killed in order to build sympathy for its cause."  He darkly surmises that this strategy just might be working and concludes with a quote from the late Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir, "We can forgive the Arabs for killing our children.  We cannot forgive them for forcing us to kill their children."  What Schieffer leaves out is the rest of the quote:  "We will only have peace with the Arabs when they love their children more than they hate us."  May the One who makes peace in the highest heavens bring peace to us, to Israel, and to all the world.  Amen.
Shabbat Shalom - Rabbi Zylberman


SHABBAT MORNING

Saturday, August 2
9:00am Torah Study - Marcus Library
Led by Rabbi Miller

Shabbat Morning Service
10:30am Morgan Chapel
Led by Cantor Linda Ecker


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Special Events


Rabbi/Stand-Up Comic
Bob Alper

Monday, August 25, 6:45pm
90 minutes of non-stop laughter!
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Maccabi Games
Seeking Jewish Athletes and Staff to represent the U.S.A. at the European Maccabi Games
and the Pan Am Maccabi Games
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Check out our list of on-going and special activities at TBY!!!
Featured Events
 
Havdalah and Israeli Dancing!

Saturday, August 9, 7:00pm
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Current Events


Orange County Rally for Israel 
Samueli Jewish Campus
July 29, 2014

Click here to read
Rabbi Zylberman's address
to several thousand Israel supporters.




American Conference of Cantors
Celebrates 60th Anniversary!


ACC was recognized at the recent URJ Biennial Conference in San Diego.  Click on link to watch and listen to the beautiful performance by many of the Cantors attending the conference, including our very own
Cantor Jonathan Grant.

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