The Temple, a Reform congregation, is located in Sylvania and has been a center for spiritual fulfillment and cultural fellowship for over 135 years. We provide a vibrant, warm home for Jewish people of all ages and backgrounds, and recognize the diversity in Jewish families today. We invite you to share with our Temple family in our Sabbath worship. For more information, please call 419-885-3341.

Temple Shomer Emunim


Friday, October 15 -

11:00AM – Torah Time with Rabbi Kaufman

6:00PM – Shabbat Service


Saturday, October 16 -

10:30AM – Shabbat Service & Bat Mitzvah of Sara Hamilton.  Mazel Tov! to Sara & her family!


Sunday, October 17 –

9:15AM – Religious School


Wednesday, October 20 –

4:30PMHebrew School


Thursday, October 21 –

7:00PM – Basics of Judaism class with Rabbi Kaufman


Friday, October 22 -

11:00AM – Torah Time with Rabbi Kaufman

6:00PM – Shabbat Service


Saturday, October 23 -

10:30AM – Shabbat Morning Study & Shabbat Service with Rabbi Kaufman  


Sunday, October 24 –

9:15AM – Religious School


Wednesday, October 27 –

4:30PMHebrew School

7:00PM – Men’s Chavurah


Thursday, October 28 –

7:00PM – Basics of Judaism class with Rabbi Kaufman


Mitzvah Meals

Temple Shomer Emunim is offering its Mitzvah Meal program as a resource for the entire Jewish community during the COVID-19 crisis.  Community members interested in purchasing Mitzvah Meals should visit the Temple Website at templese.com where weekly menus are listed. You can either email your weekly menu choices to lnusbaum@templese.com or mkuehnle@templese.com or call The Temple office at 419-885-3341 to place your order over the phone. Mitzvah meals are prepared by The Temple. Mitzvah Meal menus will be available each Monday. Orders must be placed no later than Wednesday at noon. Meals will be available for curbside pickup at the Temple or delivery (if necessary) every Friday afternoon. Please go to www.templese.com to see our weekly menu.


Congregation B’nai Israel is the center for Conservative Judaism in the greater Toledo area. We are an egalitarian congregation, and embrace both Jews and those in the community at large who wish to explore and enhance their connection with our God and with Jewish spirituality, learning and culture. We are dedicated to lifelong learning for people of all ages.

Congregation B'nai Israel


To attend services at CBI everyone must be fully vaccinated and wear a mask in the building.

First time guests and members are required to present their Covid-19 Vaccination Card before admittance.

If you are not a CBI member and would like to attend, contact the office at 419.517.8400.


Shabbat Services are In person and on Live Stream

Saturday, October 16, 2021 at 9:30 AM


CBI Scholar in Residence Weekend THIS WEEKEND!

At Shabbat Services Saturday, October 16, 2021 at 9:30 AM – In Person and on CBI Live Stream

Dr. Yoni Miller, Ph.D.

“Making Order of the Messiness of Monotheism”

Dr. Yonatan S. Miller is the Philip Markowicz Endowed Assistant Professor of Judaism and Jewish Biblical Studies at The University of Toledo. He holds an MA and PhD in Ancient Judaism from Harvard University, and a BA from Yeshiva University. Dr. Miller researches the interpretive reception of biblical motifs among ancient Jewish writers.

Guests are invited to attend but will be required to present their Covid-19 Vaccination Card before admittance. If you are not a CBI member and would like to attend, contact the office at 419.517.8400.


Sunday, October 17, 2021 at 10:30 AM - In Person in the CBI Sanctuary

Dr. M Adryael Tong, Ph.D.

“The Parting of the Ways?: Did Ancient Jews and Christians Really Disagree about Circumcision?”

Dr. M Adryael Tong is Assistant Professor of Early Christian Scriptures at Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, GA. She holds a PhD in Judaism and Christianity in Antiquity from Fordham University, two Master's degrees from Yale Divinity School, and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Tong's research on theological debates surrounding circumcision challenges our use of the categories of ‘sameness’ and ‘difference’ in the study of Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity. This year, Dr. Tong is a fellow at the University of Michigan's Frankel Center for Judaic Studies.

Guests are invited to attend but will be required to present their Covid-19 Vaccination Card before admittance. If you are not a CBI member and would like to attend, contact the office at 419.517.8400.


WCBI Book Club November Selection

“The Lost Shtetl”, by Max Gross

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 10:30 AM on ZOOM


RSVP to Ellen Federman efederman@sbcglobal.net or Jan Kasle jbkasle@gmail.com by Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021



*Monday & Thursday Morning Minyans at 8:00 AM – Zoom and in-person

To attend in-person services, CBI members and guests must be fully vaccinated - 2 weeks past their second dose – vaccination card must be presented

*Monday – Friday Evening Minyans at 5:45 PM on Zoom

*except when replaced by Holiday Services

If you are from another congregation and would like to join the service, please contact the CBI office at 419.517.8400.


Congregation Etz Chayim is an Orthodox synagogue affiliated with the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America. We conduct Sabbath and Holiday services as well as daily morning and evening services. A Mikva is located on the premises and reservations for its use can be made by calling the office at 419-473-2401.

Congregation Etz Chayim 


Book Discussion & Art Tour – Sunday, October 17th at 7:00 p.m. on zoom. Naomi Baron will lead the discussion and Andrea Delman will feature art work from the collection at the museum. The featured book is Provenance: How a Con Man and a Forger rewrote the History of Modern Art, by Laney Salisbury. Please register for the link.


Shabbat Services & Sisterhood’s Opening Luncheon – Saturday, October 23rd. In person services begin at 9:00 a.m. with lunch following. Jason Mark and guest Rabbi Michael Meyers will lead services and give a meaningful sermon and D’var Torah. All attendees must be fully vaccinated and have their vaccination cards on file in the synagogue office. Masks are also required during services.


Jonathan Tobin, editor of the Jewish News Syndicate will be speaking on zoom on Sunday evening, October 24th at 7:00 p.m. His topic is “The Challenge of anti-Semitism: Why Jews must Confront both left and right wing anti-Semitism”. This program is being co-sponsored by the Jewish Federation and the three local synagogues. Registration is required and  may be made by contacting the Federation.




Save the date of Sunday, November 7, 2021 for the annual Intrafaith Blood Drive. It will be held this year at Congregation Etz Chayim, 3853 Woodley Road, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.


Please volunteer to help at the Blood Drive or to donate blood by calling Elsa Leveton at Etz Chayim, 419-473-2401 or emailing her at elsa@etzchayimtoledo.org.


The Chabad House is the center of educational, communal, and outreach activities for the entire Jewish community from youngsters to the elderly. We offer Shabbat and Holiday services, Holiday celebrations, adult education, women's events, preschool & summer camp and family programs in a comfortable non-judgmental environment. All are welcome regardless of background, observance or affiliation.

Chabad House of Greater Toledo


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Special Thanks 

Here at Chabad House of Toledo we recognize that we couldn’t offer such wonderful resources and support to the community without the generous gifts of our donors, sponsors and volunteers. We want to give special thanks to all those that give so much of their time, talent, and resources to ignite the Jewish spirit in the greater Toledo area. If you would like to volunteer your time and talent, please contact us at info@chabadtoledo.com or take a look at our website for more information. If you would like to make a donation, please visit our website here.