Temple Shalom offers a Reform Jewish community with opportunities for worship, spiritual growth, lifelong learning, and social interaction. We are a diverse community, rooted in tradition, yet moving towards the future. As such, we welcome young and old members of Acadiana who practice Judaism, seek to explore Judaism, and/or are interfaith families seeking to honor and support the Jewish elements of their family identity. We wish to inspire individuals to strengthen their identities as part of Am Yisrael (the Jewish People) and to participate actively in our Jewish community.
On Friday night, May 13th, Angie Albert will be called up to the Bema to read from the Torah and lead the congregation in worship. Although the Bat Mitzvah will take place on a weekend when I am not in Lafayette, I have had the great pleasure of working closely with her as she prepares […]
On Saturday, April 23, Jews everywhere will lift up the four cups of wine and commemorate their transformation from slaves into a free nation Join NJOP and celebrate PASSOVER ACROSS AMERICA at Temple Shalom. This event will be held locally at City Club at River Ranch in Lafayette, on Saturday, April 23, 2016, at 6:00 […]
“In Every generation each should see him or herself as if he or she personally went out from Egypt” What does it mean to see yourself as if you were there crossing from the parched and hopeless desert of slavery to the promise of new life and freedom? What does it mean that the Passover Haggadah asks us […]