• Welcome to Temple Beth Or
  • Welcome to Temple Beth Or
  • Welcome to Temple Beth Or
  • Welcome to Temple Beth Or

Welcome to Temple Beth Or!

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!

What's Going On

  • Welcome to the Next Generation of Temple Beth Or’s website! It has a little different appearance and format, but most pages are still in the same place. Please take a look around and let us know if you see items that could be edited, changed, modified or improved. Thanks for your help!

  • TwoRabbi finalists for our Rabbinic Search will be visiting Temple Beth Or this month. Rabbi Sydney Danziger will be here on January 19 through 21; Rabbi Rachel Kort, will be here on January 26 through 28. For more details visit our Rabbinic Transition process page.

  • Even though snow covers the Cascades, it is not too early to enroll in Summer Camp. Camp Kalsman, located in Arlington, is the URJ’s newest camp, and commonly fills by the end of March. Check it out, as well as many other exciting Jewish summertime opportunities. Temple Beth Or has a limited amount of Campership’ funds to help families afford camp. The deadline for applying for these funds is February 28.

  • TBO U
    Welcome to a new educational and fundraising initiative: TBO-U! Members have volunteered to teach a variety of classes, workshops and lectures, including: pie-baking, making end-of-life decisions, flower-arranging, learning Mah Jongg, the geology of Washington, writing from the heart, cannabis legalization. Our Fall Semester  is now over, but stay tuned for our Spring Semester Catalog! 

  • SanJuan6 weeks after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, 80 % of the population is still without power, and many places remain without clean water.  Members of Temple Beth Shalom, the reform synagogue in San Juan, report that their building suffered damage and the overall situation for citizens of Puerto Rico is critical with widespread hunger and thirst.  Beth Shalom has started a fundraiser not only to help get their Temple functioning again but also to support other local recovery efforts.  The Temple Beth Or Social Action Committee is asking for donations for Puerto Rico recovery through the Temple Beth Shalom Hurrican Relief Fund.

  • View and enjoy some clips from our 30th Anniversary video. Check our our Video Archive for for expanded views and to see more videos.



  • Temple 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.

    PCC Natural Markets has opened a new store at 22621 Bothell Everett Highway, Bothell. TBO offers PCC gift cards at an initial purchase of $50. Once you purchase a gift card from TBO, you can recharge that gift card at any PCC and we will continue to receive 5% back on purchases made with your card. We can also send you cards on a monthly basis if that would be easier for you.

    If you need any extra gift cards for birthdays, graduation, Father’s Day, etc., let us know at scrip@templebethor.org . 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%).”


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Upcoming Events

  1. Fri 19

    Friday Evening Shabbat Services & Rabbinic Candidate Visit

    Temple Beth Or Rabbinic Candidate, Rabbi Sydney
    Jan 19 @ 7:30pm - 9:30pm
  2. Sat 20


    This event has a Google Hangouts
    Jan 20 @ 12:00am - 11:59pm
  3. Sat 20

    Rabbinic Candidate, Rabbi Sydney Danzinger Visit

    Temple Beth Or Rabbinic Candidate, Rabbi Sydney
    Jan 20 @ 10:00am - 11:30am
  4. Sat 20

    Governing Board Lunch with Rabbi Danziger

    Jan 20 @ 11:30am - 1:00pm
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  8. Sun 21

    Religious School

    Temple Beth Or Religious and Hebrew
    Jan 21 @ 9:30am - 2:00pm

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