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Welcome to Temple Beth Or!

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!

What's Going On

  • Join Rabbi Sarah Rubin and Al Friedman on Saturday, May 19, 10:00 am, as we celebrate receiving of Torah and of God, with traditional and personal “texts”. 

  • Led by Ron Green, with music by Noah Zeichner, get a kid’s view of how Shabbat should be celebrated on Friday, June 1, 7:00 pm.  And don’t forget the ice cream oneg that follows our First Friday Family Shabbat services.

  • Our Semi-Annual Membership Meeting is scheduled on Sunday, June 24, 10:00 am-12:00 pm, at TBO. In addition to discussing the 2018-2019 Budget, Rabbi Kort will join us. Watch for a more detailed invitation letter and agenda.

  • Did you know that Temple Beth Or and the Union for Reform Judaism are now offering an email subscription to ‘Ten Minutes of Torah‘?

    The ‘Ten Minutes of Torah‘ page lists the most recent short and pithy email posts on ‘Reform Voices of Torah’, ‘Celebrating Jewish Arts & Culture’, ‘Pursuing Social Justice’, ‘Israel Connections’, ‘Reform Life, Jewish Life’, and ‘The Rhythm of Jewish Time’.

    From there, select, “Sign up for Ten Minutes of Torah“, where you can subscribe to each of these newsletters, which will then be delivered weekly to your email mailbox. Don’t forget to indicate that you are a member of Temple Beth Or, to receive the co-branded TBO/URJ versions of these newsletters.

  • The Next Chapter members will be going to the Island Shakespeare Festival (ISF) on Whidbey Island (5476 Maxwelton Road, Langley) on Sunday, August 5, for the matinee of Sense and Sensibility. Arrive at 1:00 pm with your own picnic lunch, no alcohol. (Wine will be available for purchase.) This is an outdoor theater with a forest backdrop. The show starts at 2:00 pm. Deborah Nedelman and Mel Trenor will host this event and will provide dessert during the intermission. ISF is a “pay-what-you-will” theater, no tickets are needed. 
    More information will be sent as we get closer to the date. Click here to RSVP.


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



  • Temple 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%).”

  • Temple Beth Or is planning a fun, spiritual, yummy, family-friendly, all ages and abilities event at Camp Kalsman, all day on Saturday October 6, with an optional sleepover and Sunday morning activities on October 7. Spend the weekend with your TBO community and Rabbi Kort and her family. More details will be coming out soon, including information about prices, scholarships, registration, and activities. 
    Email us if you are interested in helping plan this fun event


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Upcoming Events

  1. Sun 27

    No Religious School

    Happy Memorial Day Weekend!
    May 27 @ 12:00am - 11:59pm
  2. Fri 01

    All School/Family Shabbat Service (7PM)

    This Shabbat will be organized by
    Jun 01 @ 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  3. Sun 03

    Religious School – Last Day!

    Last day of religious school. Temple
    Jun 03 @ 9:30am - 2:00pm
  4. Sun 03

    TBO Book Club Meeting

    At the home of Melanie Bober.
    Jun 03 @ 10:00am - 12:00pm
  5. Fri 08


    This event has a Google Hangouts
    Jun 08 @ 12:00am - 11:59pm
  6. Sun 10

    Religious School and Community Wide BBQ Lunch

    This event has a Google Hangouts
    Jun 10 @ 11:00am - 1:00pm
  7. Wed 13

    Finance Committee Meeting

    This event has a Google Hangouts
    Jun 13 @ 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  8. Fri 15


    This event has a Google Hangouts
    Jun 15 @ 12:00am - 11:59pm

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