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.
As we begin the month of March, we find ourselves about to enter a time of communal celebration and storytelling. Both Purim, which we will celebrate on Sunday, March 20th and Passover, which begins on Friday night, April 22nd tell great stories of deliverance from destruction against incredible odds and a people joining together to […]
We are almost five months into the Jewish year of 5776. Although we celebrate Rosh Hashanah as the Jewish New Year, our tradition teaches that it is actually the New Year for the whole world. The New Year for the Jewish people is Passover, the holiday that celebrates our emergence as a free people. Our secular New Year […]
This is the evolving schedule for Saturday night adult study. Locations TBA. January 9: Modern Reform Responsa January 22 February 20: Lillith: A Different Kind of Love Story March 4 March 19: An Adult Look at the Story of Purim April 9: Jazz Up Your Seder: Great Ideas and Conversations for Your Home Celebration May 7: […]