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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

  • We witnessed an amazing outpouring of strength, unity and remembrance at the Interfaith Vigil for the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting. An overflow group of participants crowded the Snohomish County Administrative Building meeting room, as well as the outdoor candlelight vigil. Members of the Interfaith community gave heartfelt and inspiring sermons that were so appreciated by all who attended.

  • Herald reporter, Julie Muhlstein, interviewed Rabbi Kort during a planning meeting for an Interfaith Vigil in response to the horrific attack at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue:

    “Rabbi Rachel Kort, who arrived at Everett’s Temple Beth Or this summer, wishes her introduction to the wider community could have been different.”

    “Rather than a joyful occasion, she’ll speak at a Thursday night vigil in response to the shooting rampage that killed 11 Jewish people at a Pittsburgh synagogue. The downtown Everett vigil is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday in the Robert J. Drewel Administration Building on the Snohomish County campus.”

    Check out some of the photos from Temple Beth Or’s spectacular October Camp Retreat!
  • 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.

  • Check our our new Volunteer Forum, where you can recognize Temple Beth Or volunteers, and view current volunteer opportunities. Right now, we are featuring our recently-retired Calendar Coordinators, and looking for volunteer(s) to post events on our online calendars.

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Upcoming Events

  1. Mon 12

    Finance Committee Meeting

    Monthly meeting – Please note date
    Nov 12 @ 6:30pm - 8:00pm
  2. Tue 13

    Governing Board Online Meeting

    Nov 13 @ 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  3. Wed 14

    Finance Committee Meeting

    Nov 14 @ 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  4. Fri 16


    This event has a Google Hangouts
    Nov 16 @ 12:00am - 11:59pm
  5. Sat 17

    Saturday Morning Shabbat Services

    Service Leader: Heidi Piel Music Leader:
    Nov 17 @ 10:00am - 12:00pm
  6. Sat 17

    Purimspiel Cast Read Through

    Get your cast on for a
    Nov 17 @ 2:00pm - 4:00pm
  7. Sat 17

    BOTY Escape Room Adventure!

    Escape Room Adventure 5-6 p.m. followed
    Nov 17 @ 5:00pm - 8:00pm
  8. Sun 18

    Religious School (No TBO Tots)

    Temple Beth Or Religious and Hebrew
    Nov 18 @ 9:45am - 2:00pm

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