“A community is too heavy for anyone to carry alone.” ~Deuteronomy Rabbah 1.10
Temple Beth Sholom is pleased to offer a wide variety of noteworthy adult programs throughout the year. We look forward to providing you with the utmost of exemplary choices to support you under any circumstance; as well as to allow you to participate in order to give back to our community. If you wish to do more than participate in a program be sure to check out our GET INVOLVED page and consider joining one of our many committees that help facilitate our programming experience. *Our programs are listed in alphabetical order.
Al-Anon: for families and friends of alcoholics
Al-Anon offers hope and help to families and friends of those struggling with alcoholism and addiction. We welcome all to attend these open meetings. Wednesdays, 7:30-9:00 pm. Contact Rabbi Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Temple Beth Sholom hosts several art exhibitions throughout the year that feature local artists. To learn more about upcoming shows and our artists click here.
Struggling with the loss of a loved one should not be a solitary journey. Your Temple Beth Sholom family in conjunction with the Children’s Bereavement Center (CBC) have joined together to provide bereavement support to adults during this difficult time. This group is facilitated by grief professionals from CBC and is provided free of charge. To find out how you or someone you love can participate, please call Kathy Kramer at 305.668.4902 or Rabbi Davis at 305.538.7231 or email him at email@example.com
Bikkur Cholim: visiting the sick
The act of visiting the sick is a mitzvah and a moral and spiritual obligation incumbent upon all Jewish people to perform. Our clergy visit our members who are either hospitalized or at home. Current health privacy information laws prevent medical facilities from informing us when congregants are hospitalized. We very much want to be there for you. Help fulfill this mitzvah by informing the clergy if you or your loved one would like a visit.
Caduceus: professionals’ recovery group
Sponsored by the Florida Bar and the Board of Medicine this group uses the Alcoholics Anonymous format in its weekly meeting. Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other so that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. Tuesdays, 8:00 pm-9:00 pm. Contact Richard Baron at 305.528.2688 or Rabbi Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Evolving Nesters are TBS congregants who desire to maintain a rich and full nest even after their grown children have left home. They seek to engage with our community and to provide connection, meaning, purpose, learning, fun, and laughter. Contact Mark Baranek at email@example.com for more information. Click here for upcoming events.
Hold My Hand: H.M.H.
The H.M.H. project offers peer support for members who are experiencing one of life’s challenges. Members of the synagogue offer to share their life experience with other members in a confidential and compassionate manner. The H.M.H. is a lay support program and does not replace professional counseling and/or medical intervention. H.M.H. is here to support you with: parenting challenges, job loss, illness, separation and divorce, addiction, adoption and grief. Whether you need a hand or are willing to reach out your hand to help, please contact Rabbi Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Introduction to Judaism
Members of our congregation and community becoming Jews by choice participate in the Union of Reform Judaism (URJ) Introduction to Judaism program. TBS clergy serve as faculty. The goal of URJ’s Introduction to Judaism program is to empower seekers, individuals and couples to explore Judaism. Weekly classes are augmented by Shabbat programs and additional experiential components.
Jewish Community Services Support Groups
The Jewish Community Services of South Florida provides a wide range of programs and assistance services, including a variety of support groups which help individuals and families. For more information please call 305.576.6550 or visit jcsfl.org.
Kiddusha & Kehilah: sacred moments & support
An important part of Temple Beth Sholom congregational life is the holiness that occurs during the sacred moments of life. Our clergy are always available to guide you and assist you through these significant moments of joy and happiness as well as in times of need and sorrow.
Krav Maga is a self-defense system developed for the Israel Defense Forces that consists of a wide combination of techniques sourced from aikido, judo, boxing and wrestling, along with realistic fight training. Classes are taught by Krav Maga expert, Philip Glikman. Register with Mark Baranek at 305.538.7231. This class meets on Tuesday evenings at 7:00 pm.
Mazon – Feeding the Homeless
Volunteers from the Temple meet on the 3rd Monday of each month to prepare and serve food to the residents of the Homeless Assistance Center. Meet at 3:00 pm at the Chapman Partnership located at 1550 N. Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33136. Contact Rabbi Pomerantz at email@example.com for more information.