Looking for a Jewish community where you can be yourself? Temple Kol Tikvah, an independent Reform congregation, invites you to share the journey of life with us. We are a very down-to-earth community where your spirit can soar!
Our congregation is led by Rabbi Randy Kafka, and David Blocker is our Cantorial Soloist and Director of Education.
All are welcome: Interfaith couples, Individuals, Families, Seniors, GLBT Community, Single parent families, Jews-by-choice, Empty Nesters, Snow birds…YOU!
We take pride in our: Friendly dues structure… Innovative, one-day-a-week Hebrew School, “Tikvah Learning”… Joyful, well-attended Shabbat and holiday celebrations for all ages… Responsive and inspiring spiritual leadership… Flexible scheduling for bar and bat mitzvahs… Social Action projects… Adult social gatherings with opportunities for making meaningful connections… Active Sisterhood… Involved volunteer community from many surrounding towns… Handicap accessible building.
K is Kindness among the members of our little temple
O is Offering Opportunities to study and discuss with the rabbi
L is Ladies lead and men make music, a truly egalitarian experience
T is Trivia night is fun!
I is Inviting members’ input during services and meetings
K is the Komfort of Kommunity
V is Varied programs to suit Various ages and stages of life
A is A view toward the evolving needs of today’s Jewish community
H is Holidays that are Heartful and mindful. (by member Laurie Silver)
Click under “Curious About Membership” for testimonials from happy members!
Friday, Nov. 14 @ 6:30pm – Shabbaton dinner, followed @ 7:30pm by “Interfaith Family Shabbat” – honoring our interfaith families
Sunday, Nov. 16 @ 7:00pm – Arab-Jewish Peacebuilding programs presentation
Friday, Nov. 21 @ 5:30pm – Tot Shabbat
Saturday, Nov. 22 @ 7:00pm – Cafe Tikvah (members and guests)
Sunday, Nov. 23 @ 4:00pm – Taste of Talmud with Rabbi Kafka
Friday, Dec. 5 @ 6:30pm – Pizza dinner, followed @ 7:30pm by brief Shabbat service, followed by Game Night (board games, Twister, etc) for all ages
Friday, Dec. 12 @ 7:30pm – Shabbat Live! service – Human Rights Shabbat
Order your copy of How to be a mensch: On the field and off, written by our children!