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WELCOME TO TEMPLE REYIM

We are a heimish, traditional, egalitarian, inclusive and spirtually uplifting community that engages our minds and nurtures our souls. We warmly welcome the membership and participation of people of all abilities, background, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender identity.


Family and Friends

Family & Friends

"Reyim" means friends, and our friendships are the life of our community.

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Learning and Prayer

Learning & Prayer

We look to the stories, wisdom, spiritual insights, and halacha of our tradition to bring meaning into our lives.

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Compassion and Social Action

Compassion & Social Action

Our community is defined by the core Jewish value of gemilut hasadim, compassion and loving kindness.

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Shabbat Services are Back at Temple Reyim

Shabbat morning services are now back at Temple Reyim! We are thrilled to be back in our own building in time for the High Holy Days, and grateful to Hebrew College for the space to daven there over the summer.

Please join us Shabbat mornings at 9:30 in the sanctuary followed by kiddush, or by livestream here.

Friday evening services will continue to meet on Zoom here.


Please join us as we celebrate our High Holy Days

L’Shanah tovah! We hope you have a sweet and joyful new year. Please join us in person at Temple Reyim or by Livestream for our High Holy Day services. We will also hold some services and programs outdoors. Babysitting will be available on both days of Rosh Hashanah and on Yom Kippur from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM We look forward to being together!

Service times can be found here.


Temple Reyim's 70th Anniversary Gala

Temple Reyim is pleased to celebrate its 70th anniversary on Sunday, October 23rd from 2:30 - 6:00 PM, taking place at Hebrew College. The event will feature music, art, and dance, along with special tributes to Reyim’s Past, Present and Future. A variety of sponsorship opportunities honoring our love of Torah are available to our members, alumni, businesses, and community partners.

Click here for the Gala page.


Shabbat Services: Apart, Together

  • Kabbalat Shabbat Online

    Friday Evening 6:00 PM

    Join by Zoom here

  • Shabbat Morning Live Streaming and in Person at Temple Reyim

    Saturday Morning 9:30 AM-12:00 PM

    Join by livestream here


Returning to Reyim: Covid Policy

- Adult and Children’s Services: We will continue to remain masked in services, so we feel comfortable singing together.

- Service Leaders: Our service leaders may unmask when leading if vaccinated.

- Kiddush, Events, Meetings, and Classes: Masks will be optional for those who are vaccinated.

Details of our health and safety protocols are here.


JF&CS: Family Table

Family Table’s collection box is packed away for our summer move to Hebrew College but our JF&CS recipients still need healthy foods. Please consider donating whole grain cereal and raisins through the Amazon wish list here.

You can use the PayPal button below to donate. Please indicate on the payment form ("Add a note") that this donation is for JF&CS.


Kallah Recordings

Click here for the 52nd Annual Kallah Scholar-in-Residence Program with Rav Professor Rachel Adelman recordings.


Support and Resources for Our Community

As we face challenges of distance and illness due to COVID-19, we want to be sure to meet the needs that may arise for our community members. Please take a moment to complete this form if a need arises or if you feel you can support others needs. Responses are confidential.

In addition, you can find many more resources for mental health, emergency services, and parent coaching here.

If you need anything at all, please be in touch with Rabbi Berman at rabbiberman@reyim.org and Claire Gerstein Chair of our Chesed Committee, at cgerstein@verizon.net.


Morning Prayer

  • Every Monday through Friday 7:00 AM

    National holidays, 8:00 AM

    By Zoom here and in the Goldweitz Chapel starting on 9/28

  • Every Sunday Morning 9:00 AM

    Join by Zoom here


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