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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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Kallah Scholar-in-Residence Weekend

March 17-19

Please join us for our 53rd Annual Kallah Scholar-in-Residence Weekend, which will be back in person at Reyim for the first time in four years. Our scholar this year is Rabbi Professor Shaul Magid, Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth. Professor Magid will be teaching on Antisemitism and Anti-Antisemitism: The Struggle and Challenge for Jewish Legitimacy in our Time. You can find our brochure here to learn more.

An Invitation for Sponsorship

For over 50 years, the Temple Reyim Kallah has brought us speakers who have inspired and challenged us. We invite you to help us continue the Kallah tradition by donating to us as a Patron, Donor, or Sponsor. A donation to our Kallah provides Temple Reyim with the resources to support this and other cultural and educational activities. A contribution in any amount is welcome.

  • Patron Level: $360
  • Donor Level: $250
  • Sponsor Level: $136

Shabbat Reyim

Friday, March 10 - Kabbalat Shabbat at 6 PM, Shabbat Dinner at 7 PM

Join us for our uplifting and wonderful Shabbat Reyim davening and dinner. $25/adult, $10/child ages 5-13, family max of $60. RSVP by e-mailing, calling the office or selecting PayPal Add to Cart button below.

Shabbat Reyim

Keren Reyim, our annual appeal, is underway!

Funds from Keren Reyim help assure the synagogue’s financial stability. This allows our growing community to build on the vibrancy of our programming and to enhance our connections to the larger community. Check out the Keren Reyim page for more details.

Temple Reyim Beit Midrash Series

Please join us at 10:00 AM on Sunday mornings throughout the year for compelling lectures presented by experts in their fields. Our guest speakers will discuss a variety of topics including history, literature, art, religion and the social sciences all through a Jewish lens. Each lecture will be followed by a group discussion period and the opportunity for question and answer. The 2022/2023 schedule can be found here.

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

Covid Policy

- Adult and Children’s Services: Masks are optional except for gabbaim during in the Torah service.

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

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

Details of our health and safety protocols are here.

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

    In the Goldweitz Chapel and by Zoom here

  • Every Sunday Morning 9:00 AM

    Join by Zoom here

JF&CS: Family Table

Please bring whole grain cereal and raisins to our collection box, or 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.


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