• Avodah Worship and celebration through the observance of meaningful, creative, and traditional rituals
  • Torah Lifelong learning, searching for meaning, and seeking comfort and healing
  • K'hilah/Mishpacha Community & Family — nurturing our interactive, multi-generational extended family
  • Tikkun Olam Transforming ourselves and our world through tzedakah, social justice, and g’milut chasadim (acts of loving kindness)

Our warm, compassionate, vibrant, spirited, inclusive, and participatory Reform Jewish community is religiously and geographically diverse, serving Washington's northern Puget Sound. Browse our Web site, attend a service or event, and join us!

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Interfaith Unity Shabbat Service, Feb 24, 7:30pm

people2Join Temple Beth Or and the Interfaith Association of Northwest Washington for an Interfaith Unity Shabbat Service on February 24, at 7:30pm. We’ll welcome the day of rest with songs of freedom, prayers of unity, and opportunities to share words of hope from Rabbis Jessica Marshall and Yael Levy, and Pastor Tricia Wittman-Todd.

Refreshments and opportunities for deeper connection following the service.

Congregational Meeting on Rabbinic Transition, Wednesday March 1, 7pm

MeetingPlease join us at Temple Beth Or on Wednesday, March 1st, at 7pm, when our Board will share where we are with our Rabbinic transition work so far and next steps. The balance of the meeting is for Temple members to begin to share concerns, raise questions and share idea's about our Rabbinic transition. If you cannot make this meeting please send your questions, concerns and idea's to Mark Bresnick, Board President. There will be additional meetings scheduled over the next several months for additional discussion and input. Childcare will be available.

It's the "Walking in Shushan" Purimspiel! March 4, 7pm

Attention fine citizens of Shushanish County and beyond. Join us at Temple Beth Or on Saturday night March 4 for "Walking in Shushan", the TBO Purim Spiel! That's right, we've written a whole new script with new takes of some of your favorite songs from the magical 1980s! Refreshments will be sold, and although admission is free, donations to the TBO general fund will be accepted and greatly appreciated! So come on feel the noise, you can't fight this feeling, and don't stop believing that our 'Spiel will make you wanna party like it's 1985!

Family Havdalah & Purim Celebration, March 11, 7pm

Rabbi Jessica Marshall and Song leader Neil Weinstein will lead a Purim celebration and Megillah reading for the Temple Beth Or Community. Saturday, March 11, at 7pm. Costumes for all ages highly encouraged, strongly suggested, sincerely implored. We will begin with a children-friendly service and Purim story, and then enjoy some lighthearted Jewish trivia competition geared towards ages 9+. Storytelling for younger kids offered downstairs.

Time to Register for Summer Camp!

Kalsman15Even though snow covers the Cascades, it is not too early to enroll in Summer Camp. Camp Kalsman, located in Arlington, is the URJ’s newest camp, and commonly fills by the end of March. Check it out, as well as many other exciting Jewish summertime opportunities. Temple Beth Or has a limited amount of ‘Campership’ funds to help families afford camp. The deadline for applying for these funds is February 28.

Temple Beth Or Video Clips

View and enjoy some clips from our 30th Anniversary video. Check our our Video Archive for for expanded views and to see more videos.


Gift Cards - Raise Funds for TBO at No Cost to You!

StarbucksTemple Beth Or purchases Gift Cards at a discount and re-sells them at face value. Buy gift cards from us at no extra cost to you, and help us raise funds for our programs and events. We stock several popular cards and can order cards for a wide range of retailers. Buy cards for groceries, gas, clothing and of course, your favorite cappucino! Stock up on cards for holiday gift-giving or friends and family.

PCC Natural Markets has opened a new store at 22621 Bothell Everett Highway, Bothell. TBO offers PCC gift cards at an initial purchase of $50. Once you purchase a gift card from TBO, you can recharge that gift card at any PCC and we will continue to receive 5% back on purchases made with your card. We can also send you cards on a monthly basis if that would be easier for you.

If you need any extra gift cards for birthdays, graduation, Father's Day, etc., let us know at scrip@templebethor.org There's someone out there who would love a gift card to Cabela's, and we get 11% back! Other bonuses include:   Ruth's Chris Steak House (12%), Lowes (5%), iTunes (10%), Dell (6%), and Sears (6%)."

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