• Avodah Worship and celebration through the observance of meaningful, creative, and traditional rituals
  • Torah Lifelong learning, searching for meaning, and seeking comfort and healing
  • K'hilah/Mishpacha Community & Family — nurturing our interactive, multi-generational extended family
  • Tikkun Olam Transforming ourselves and our world through tzedakah, social justice, and g’milut chasadim (acts of loving kindness)

Our warm, compassionate, vibrant, spirited, inclusive, and participatory Reform Jewish community is religiously and geographically diverse, serving Washington's northern Puget Sound. Browse our Web site, attend a service or event, and join us!

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Our Online Auction is Now Live!

The Temple Beth Or Online Auction is now live, with over 50 fabulous items (click on each for a description), including:


These, and more, are available for bidding until midnight, October 16. All items that do no reach their guaranteed purchase bid will be brought to the Silent Auction at our Community Dinner on October 17 (see below).

Community Fundraising Dinner - October 17

We are delighted to invite you to our Community Fundraising Dinner, on October 17, 5:30pm, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Mukilteo. There is no cost, however we will ask for a donation to help us meet our Fundraising goal. Reserve your spot today!

A delicious dinner will feature Spinach Salad, Red Roasted Potatoes, Layered Vegetable Ratatouille, Roast Prime Rib, Fresh Wild Salmon, and Pumpkin Mousse. The childrens menu includes  Chicken Tenders, Mini Burgers, French Fries, Cherry Tomatoes, Carrot Sticks, Corn on the Cob, and Strawberry Jello. Refreshments will include lemonade, coffee and tea. Soft drinks, beer, wine and mixed drinks are available for purchase.

A Silent Auction will include fabulous items, such as handmade quilts, a Chinese dinner for 6, a gourmet dinner with wine for 6, 3 hours of recording time complete with a final CD, lunch for 3 and a How to Make Challah class, 2 hours of interior design consultation services, handmade jewelry, and a Hidden Places Around Mt. Rainier trip for 3. All of these items and more can be viewed and bids placed online! Our Online Auction will be open until midnight on October 16. All items that did not reach their guaranteed purchase bid will then be brought to the Community Dinner Silent Auction.

The Next Chapter


The Next Chapter” is a chavurah ("fellowship") for adults seeking to form a social community with others who are at a similar stage of life and looking to build friendship community with others that don’t have children at home. Each month, one of the chavurah members will host an event, such as a dinner, outing, meeting or show. 

Time to Register for Religious School!

school4Amy Paquette is honored and pleased to be returning as our Education Director. We are planning a unique and educational religious school experience; view our calendar, and download and send in your registration form. This year we are proactively seeking b’nei mitzvah information from students to assist in planning for success, and we are restructuring our programs for students in grades 7–10.

We launched this school year and Rosh HaShanah on September 12 with a mitzvah service project at the TBO cemetery, followed by a pizza lunch.

Jewish in Seattle Magazine


Check out "Jewish in Seattle", the exciting new culture and lifestyle magazine from the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle. Click on the magazine cover to view a full digital version of the inaugural issue.

Gift Cards - Raise Funds for TBO at No Cost to You!

StarbucksTemple Beth Or purchases Gift Cards at a discount and re-sells them at face value. Buy gift cards from us at no extra cost to you, and help us raise funds for our programs and events. We stock several popular cards and can order cards for a wide range of retailers. Buy cards for groceries, gas, clothing and of course, your favorite cappucino! Stock up on cards for holiday gift-giving or friends and family.

Lori Wolff, our scrip card coordinator, says,

"If you need any extra gift cards for birthdays, graduation, Father's Day, etc., let me know at scrip@templebethor.org . I'm sure there's someone out there who would love a gift card to Cabela's, and we get 11% back! Other bonuses include:   Ruth's Chris Steak House (12%), Lowes (5%), iTunes (10%), Dell (6%), and Sears (6%)."

URJ North American Biennial Meeting, November 4-8

Biennial15Join Reform Jews from across North America at the Union for Reform Judaism Biennial Meeting, in Orlando, Florida, from November 4th through the 8th. Featuring practical leadership programs tailored to lay, professional, and up-and-coming leaders, that focus on strengthening congregations, audacious hospitality, tikkun olam, and Jewish text study. Spirited worship services, Shabbat meals, and a variety of unique Jewish learning activities. 2016 U.S. presidential candidates will answer your questions during a moderated Candidate Forum. Register a delegation from your congregation to receive registration discounts and much more. Bring your kids to Orlando and experience the magic of the URJ Biennial Camp.

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