Welcome to Temple Beth Shalom, Puerto Rico
Temple Beth Shalom (TBS), the Reform Jewish Congregation of Puerto Rico, was founded in 1967 by a group of families seeking the warmth and intimacy of a small congregation. Contributing to this ambiance are our off-island members, non-jewish associate visitors, visiting rabbis, and cantors.
We offer a generous range of programs that appeal to the wide range of our members’ demographics and backgrounds. We observe regular Shabbat and Jewish Holiday services, as well as host adult education sessions and film screenings. Life-cycle events such as weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs, confirmations, conversions, and baby naming ceremonies also form an integral component of ourcommunity.
Dear Members and Friends of TBSPR, In light of the still-rising infection rates in PR, we are extending the period of all-virtual services, and will be evaluating on a week-by-week basis, as per the following schedule: January 7-8: Shabbat services: all virtual January 14-15: Shabbat services: re-evaluate by January 10-11 January 16: Tu B’Shevat: virtual, […]
This is the article that Rabbi Patz referenced last Shabbat, 130 Inspiring Israel Headlines from 2021, by Richard Block (click for original posting on the Time of Israel):
Dear Members and Friends of TBSPR, Sharing the concerns so many of you have expressed in emails, phone calls and via Facebook regarding the unnervingly rapid spread of Omicron, we are sadly – but we believe wisely – cancelling in-house services at Temple Beth Shalom for the next two weeks. In other words, services for […]
Rabbi Patz and Naomi have put together this display for Temple Sholom’s museum case and online mailings for Jewish Book Month. All of the books in the display measure 4″ or less.
Plans for 2021-2022 New Beginnings A new fiscal year has begun, and with it new challenges. A year and a half after Temple Beth Shalom closed its doors due to Covid 19, I have the honor of announcing our plans to reopen our beautiful synagogue. It will open the weekend of August 20/21. With this […]