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                                     Welcome to Temple Brith Achim - Celebrating our 50th Year


TBA is  happy to announce our building being fully open.  As of now, masking is optional within the building, except during school hours on Sundays. 

We will also enable congregants to attend most activities online, so each member can participate in the manner that they feel most comfortable. Although the TBA policy will allow events and activities to be held indoors, some groups may choose to continue meeting online, for reasons of convenience or comfort, so please check the details of the activity you plan to attend.

 

Select Community>Weekly Events for event & building details. 

Purchase the new High Holiday Prayerbooks for TBA and yourself at Worship>High Holiday Prayerbooks

 

Scholar in Residence program (May 15) – Rabbi Neal Gold.  Free of charge.  No RSVP necessary. See details.

Shabbat dinner, service and concert (June 17) - Bluegrass service with Kol Kahol. Come for a Country dinner. Be a sponsor or donor.



 

Temple Brith Achim is an inviting, egalitarian, Reform synagogue serving the Jewish communities of King of Prussia and over 25 other western Philadelphia suburbs.

Temple Brith Achim offers a wide variety of religious, educational, and social opportunities for its members.

Our TBA family shares many opportunities to worship, learn, and grow in a welcoming atmosphere rich with religious and cultural traditions. Our thriving Powell Religious School, from pre-school through confirmation, provides the means that create positive Jewish identities through the study of Torah, Hebrew, prayer and history; and the celebration of Shabbat and life-cycle events.

Our cultural and social programming provides many opportunities to share with old and new friends, and the events appeal to a wide variety of interests. We are proud of the honors bestowed upon our Sisterhood chapter. TBA also has an active Men’s Club, Adult and Youth Choirs, an Outreach group, Junior and Senior Youth Groups, a toddler play group, the Empty Nesters, the TBA Players and a host of other activities which include Adult Education, Torah Study, Social Action, a yearly Scholar-in-Residence, Adult B’nei Mitzvah classes, a monthly junior congregation, Shabbat dinners, and Holiday celebrations.

Friday night services begin at 7:30 PM.  Saturday morning services at 10:30 AM. Every Saturday. We have two weekly Torah study sessions - 12:00 PM on Thursdays and 9:00 AM on Saturdays. Please join us. All are welcome. 

Rabbi Eric J. Lazar

Shalom and Bih-roo-cheem Hah-bah-eem – WELCOME! – to Temple Brith Achim’s virtual home on the World Wide Web. I’m so glad you have chosen to spend some time visiting our website, as I know this site is rich with ideas and information to help make our site and our congregation more familiar to you, and to help you feel more comfortable during your visit as well.

While your journey through these pages will offer you many glimpses into the myriad programs, activities, and worship experiences that fill our Temple Events Calendar to overflowing almost every week of every year, they are only glimpses. Sharing time with us in person will give you, and us, tangible opportunities to make Judaism come alive, shaping and changing our lives through prayer and through study, through celebration and through support, through dance and through song, through community and through connections – through “Brith Achim,” brotherhood/sisterhood.

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Do you have special thoughts or memories about Temple Brith Achim? Does one of our regular prayers particularly resonate with you?
These are just some of the thoughts we’d like to collect as part of our TBA 50th Anniversary celebration.  We’ll reflect on them throughout our Jubilee year and select some for use in our special anniversary service in December 2022.
We’d like to invite every congregant to write a paragraph or two and send it to
TBA50years@brithachim.org. Please send us some photographs, too – of bar and bat mitzvahs, weddings, your family at synagogue events, etc., etc., and we’ll use some of them in our celebration.

 

Renew your membership and school

 

Free tuition for Pre-K (gan), K, and 1st grade
Tuition Free flyer


2021-22 (5782) Youth Programs

Youth Group flyer

Tikkun Olam Food Drive
non-perishable items, always welcome

 

Using "Amazon Smile" provides funds

For those who have missed the Lunch and Learns, including the discussions about COVID-19, they are accessible via Dropbox at archives.tbazoom.info


 


This week's events

Today's Calendar

 
 
Torah Study
: 9:00am
 
 
Shabbat Morning Service
: 10:30am
 
 
Carder Rental
: 4:00pm

Upcoming Programs & Events

May
21
 
 
Carder Rental
Shabbat, May 21 4:00pm
May
28
 
 
BRATY Midnight Run
Shabbat, May 28 4:00pm
May
30
TBA OFFICES CLOSED
Monday, May 30

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Other upcoming Events

All Events

 


TBA Quick Links

Adult Education                                 Men's Club
Advertise with TBA                            Oneg/Kiddush
CALENDAR                                          Religious School
Committees                                        Sisterhood
Communications                                Suggestion Box
Support our Sponsors                      Gift Shop
Support TBA (Directed Giving)        Lifelong Jewish Learning
Youth - older                                      Linda Rice Lifetime Svc Award
Youth - younger                                 Membership

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From the larger Jewish Community

 

For free information about how to celebrate Shabbat at home, see 
njop.org/shabbat/saa/ and reformjudaism.org/jewish-holidays/shabbat

Hebrew Free Loan COVID-19 loan opportunities

Times Herald article about TBA Sept 5, 2019

Jewish Exponent article about security Sept 26, 2019


Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
 
An interesting 8 minute video on Jewish music

Other Jewish references, newspaper links, etc.

Czech Memorial Torah website.

The Canavan Foundation reminds us that even during a time of shelter-in-place and social distancing, timely and complete screening for Jewish genetic diseases is vitally important for anyone of Jewish heritage planning to start or add to a family. Ideally, you should be screened prior to pregnancy. You can call your doctor to discuss screening, or go to JScreen to learn about at-home access to their screening service. Attached is a digital brochure from the Jewish Genetic Disease Consortium, or you can visit their website for more information.


 

IRA SALIGMAN MEMORIAL GARDEN & ENTRYWAY

Sat, May 21 2022 20 Iyar 5782