Family Service (JDAIM)

Family Service (JDAIM)

Family Service Friday, February 18th at 6:00pm A simple dinner for families will be provided at 5:15pm with a dessert & wine oneg following the service. We will be recognizing JDAIM (Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance, and Inclusion Month) by introducing and incorporating various practices at TBT to foster whole community inclusion. Some of those practices may include: live captioning from Zoom also displayed on…

THE KING OF NARROWNESS: PARASHAT BO

THE KING OF NARROWNESS: PARASHAT BO

“In our society, narrowness means the decay of truth and the “relativism” of facts. In our society, narrowness means our lack of ability to break our silos and our algorithmical segmentation, defined by our social media preferences. In our society, narrowness means being customers of propaganda as opposed to seekers of information. In our society, narrowness means the politicization of…

PARASHAT NOAH: WHAT COULD TIKTOK AND FACEBOOK USERS LEARN FROM A 600 YEAR OLD MAN WHO BUILT AN ARK?

PARASHAT NOAH: WHAT COULD TIKTOK AND FACEBOOK USERS LEARN FROM A 600 YEAR OLD MAN WHO BUILT AN ARK?

What could TikTok and Facebook users learn from a 600 year old man who built an ark? “These are the stories of Noah. Noah was a righteous and perfect man, for his generation” The Torah contextualizes a human being, who in the midst of a corruptive and chaotic reality is told by God to build an ark in order to…

Sukkot at TBT

Sukkot at TBT

We look forward to celebrating Sukkot with you! See below for TBT’s Schedule of activities for Sukkot   Monday, September 20th at 6:00pmMaariv Service in the Sukkah Please join us for Service in the Sukkah. You are invited to bring your own dinner to enjoy following the service. Click HERE to join the Zoom Meeting ID: 840 3539 9105 Passcode: 207247 Tuesday, September 21st…

The Akeda as Personal Challenge

The Akeda as Personal Challenge

The shofar blows, evoking its multifaceted symbolism of a wake-up call, spontaneous crying, music and a call to arms. We might take a moment to recall the first mention, an allusion really, to the shofar in Judaism.     Immediately we are transported back thousands of years and across the globe to the top of the Temple mount in Jerusalem. There…

BREAK THE TRAP : RETHINK, EXPAND, & MIRROR

BREAK THE TRAP : RETHINK, EXPAND, & MIRROR

#emotional-exhaustion Let me ask you to guess something: How many searches do you think are made on Google on a daily basis? Who thinks 900 Million? Who thinks 2 billion? Who thinks more than 5 billion? The number is about 5.5 billion searches per day. Now let me share with you another amazing fact: On August 16, 2013, Google was…

KI TAVO: RETHINKING AND FORGING OUR PATH TOWARD PERSONAL GROWTH.

KI TAVO: RETHINKING AND FORGING OUR PATH TOWARD PERSONAL GROWTH.

Parashat Ki Tavo is one of the two Tochecha Torah portions. Tochecah means rebuke. But this is not a friendly rebuke, not even a tough criticism. This rebuke is more of a threat. ARUR Ha’Ish, ARUR Ha’Am – cursed be the person, cursed be the people who fall into this or that behavior…Now, the lists of wrongdoings and curses are very explicit…