10653591_628003933974694_8625519396647789907_nYennysAndArielAtBrunchLooking 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, LGBT individuals and families, 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.

Click under “Curious About Membership” for testimonials from happy members!

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Tuesday, May 31 @ 7:00pm – Uprooting Racism book discussion group (ongoing, bi-weekly)

Friday, June 3 @ 5:30pm – Tot Shabbat, followed by 6:30pm pizza/salad dinner, followed by 7:30pm Shabbat service.

Saturday, June 4 @ 4:00pm – Adult Nosh & Learn (last session of the season)

Sunday, June 5 @ 10:30am – Tikvah Learning Jamboree! + Teacher Appreciation + 7th graders’ step up ceremony

Friday, June 10 @ 7:30pm – Shabbat service

Tuesday, June 14 @ 5:30pm – Tikvah Learning Pizza Planning Party (planning next semester)

Tuesday, June 14 @ 7:00pm – Uprooting Racism book discussion group (ongoing, bi-weekly)

Friday, June 17 @ 7:30pm – Shabbat service (last Friday evening service of the season)

Saturday, June 25 @ 10:00am – Shabbat service + Anna’s bat mitzvah

Tuesday, June 28 @ 7:00pm – Uprooting Racism book discussion group (ongoing, bi-weekly; last meeting of the season)

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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 here for photos from our 5th Anniversary Celebration May 9, 2015!

mensch book

Order your copy of How to be a mensch: On the field and off, written by our children!