Orange County's Premier Reform Temple
Temple Bat Yahm is a welcoming Jewish Reform Synagogue in Orange County, California.  Our congregation includes over 600 families from the nearby towns of Newport Beach, Irvine, Costa Mesa, Huntington Beach, and Laguna Beach.  Our clergy, led by Senior Rabbi Gersh Zylberman, includes a team of Rabbi's, professional Jewish educators and an ordained Cantor.  We are proud of our nationally accredited Jewish Preschool, innovative religious school, our thriving adult education programs, the strong calendar of social events, our beautiful High Holiday services, and many other programs that make Temple Bat Yahm a center of Jewish Life.  Call, click or visit us today. 

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High Holy Days 5775
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  Jewish education is at the core of our tradition. Join us for various types of Adult Education.
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  Educating our future
one Jewish &Hebrew lesson a time.

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What makes JCAL different? 

 The TBY Preschool dedicates its days educating our young ones. Learn why it is NAEYC Accredited!
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 Women of TBY  Join us for movie night and other fun events! See more.
  Temple Bat Yahm stands with Israel and supports organizations which help aid our brothers and sisters in defending our homeland.  See more.
Visit Orange County's Premier Judaica Gift Shop - Bat Yahm Gifts!
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Interested in learning more about Jewish practices for lifecycle events?

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Friday, September 5

Shabbat Ki Tavo
5:30pm Wine & Cheese Reception
Morgan Chapel Lobby

6:00pm Shabbat Service
Morgan Chapel

Service led by Rabbi Zylberman, Rabbi Gevurtz,  & Cantor Grant
Sermon:  Rabbi Gevurtz

Torah Thought

According to tradition, the name of the current Hebrew month is an acronym so that the letters that make up the name Elul stand for "Ani l'Dodi v'Dodi Li" (I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine).  The beloveds being spoken of are each of us in relation to G-d and so Elul is a time of year when we especially strive to feel G-d's love more keenly, while intensifying our own love for Avinu Malkeynu, our loving parent and sovereign.  But how do we demonstrate our love for G-d? Rabbi Levi Yitzhak of Berditchev, teaches, "Whether one really loves God can be determined by the love borne toward others."  As we continue through this month that anticipates Rosh Hashanah, let us deepen our love for G-d by expressing that love in the love we show towards others, towards G-d's creatures and towards G-d's world.

Good Shabbes - Rabbi Zylberman


Saturday, September 6
9:00am Torah Study - Marcus Library
Led by Rabbi Zylberman

Shabbat Morning Service &
Steven Glass Bar Mitzvah
10:30am Morgan Chapel
Led by Rabbi Gevurtz,  Rabbi Zylberman,
and Cantor Grant

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Union for Reform Judaism (URJ)
Special Events

Meal & Spiel is Back!
Tuesday, September 9, Noon
Muldoon's Pub
Click here for details.

Tuesday, September 9, 7:00pm
Marcus Library
"Politics and the Pulpit"
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Maccabi Games
Seeking Jewish Athletes and Staff to represent the U.S.A. at the European Maccabi Games
and the Pan Am Maccabi Games
Click here for more information.

Check out our list of on-going and special activities at TBY!!!
Featured Events
Get ready for High Holy Days!
Saturday, September 20
8:00pm Reception
8:30pm Service
9:00pm Shiur
RSVP Temple Office 949.644.1999

Current Events

Watch Rabbi Zylberman give his sermon after returning from Israel

Orange County Rally for Israel 
Samueli Jewish Campus
July 29, 2014

Click here to read
Rabbi Zylberman's address
to several thousand Israel supporters.

American Conference of Cantors
Celebrates 60th Anniversary!

ACC was recognized at the recent URJ Biennial Conference in San Diego.  Click on link to watch and listen to the beautiful performance by many of the Cantors attending the conference, including our very own
Cantor Jonathan Grant.

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