News & Events

Bat Mitzvah: Charlotte Bender
June 25
Charlotte Ann Bender, daughter of Kate and Jonathan Bender, will be called to the Torah as a Bat Mitzvah during the morning service on Saturday, June 25. Charlotte is an incoming eighth grader at Lincoln College Preparatory Academy Middle School in Kansas City, Missouri. Charlotte plays soccer and piano and competes in debate. She also enjoys drawing and reading. For Charlotte's Mitzvah Project, she is working with Strawberry Week to establish free period products for her school district and middle school.
Summer Shabbat: Meet Our New Rabbis!!!
Friday, July 8 | 6:00 pm | B'nai Jehudah
Join us for a special summertime Erev Shabbat service and dinner to help us welcome Rabbi Caitlin Brazner and Rabbi Rachel Rothstein! Following the Shabbat service, we'll enjoy a relaxed dinner with Mexican food, margaritas and the chance to meet our new rabbinic team!

Guest Speakers this July!
In addition to welcoming Rabbis Brazner and Rothstein, we also get the chance this July to hear from guest speakers each Saturday morning during Shabbat services. Our guest line up for the first few Shabbat services in July are:

July 2: Rabbi Larry Karol
July 9: Josh Hoffman
July 16: Audrey Bryant
July 23: Susanna King
July 30: Joshua Maker
Religious School: Enroll Today!
Enrollment for your child's Religious School program(s) has never been easier!
  1. Log into ShulCloud
  2. Go to “My Account”
  3. Click on the "Religious School" button and complete the forms.

Click here to learn about exciting changes to Yalla for 2022-23!
Mazel tov to these couples on their milestone June anniversaries!

Elizabeth & Steven Silverstein (5)
Deborah Braverman-Shults & Justin Shults (5)
Jessica & William Day (10)
Arwa & Eric Weisbrod (10)
Lauren & Joshua Dovner (15)
Dara & Jason Tyler (15)
Dayna & Danny Gershon (20)
Sally Milgram & Saul Honigberg (20)
Mindy & Christopher Zugelder (20)
Jennifer & Jeff Burns (25)
Beth & Michael Driks (40)
Jennifer & John Isenberg (40)
Jill & Leonard Singer (40)
Evelyn & Lowell Tilzer (50)
Marcia & Jack Bloom (61)
Diane & Bert Aaron (62)
Phyllis & Edward Belzer (64)
Alice & Thomas Lewinsohn (65)
Irma & Jack Katz (66)
Betty & Erwin Stern (66)

We love celebrating anniversaries! Due to limited space, we list milestone anniversaries only. This includes every 5 years through 60; then, after 60, every year. We can't wait to list your next milestone anniversary!
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Shabbat Happenings
June 24
6:00 pm: Erev Shabbat Service

June 25
10:30 am: Shabbat Morning service, celebrating the Bat Mitzvah of Charlotte Bender

Please join us in worship in the building or virtually on Facebook Live or on Vimeo
Shabbat in the Park (held indoors due to excessive heat) was filled with ruach, beautiful music and delicious treats! We loved having our friends from New Reform Temple join the fun!!!
Community News
Community-wide Judaism for Conversion Candidates Course begins in August
Do you know someone considering conversion to Judaism and seeking a comfortable forum to learn more about the fundamentals of Jewish thought and practice? Interested candidates are asked to contact the Rabbinical Association to learn how they can register to participate in this year’s community-wide course, Judaism for Conversion Candidates, which begins August 18. An orientation session is scheduled for August 11, 7:00-9:00. Click here for more information. To register, contact Annette Fish, Rabbinical Association Administrator/Program Director, by email at or 913-327-8226.
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