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Leo Baeck Temple is a welcoming and inclusive Reform Jewish community committed to sharing moral, spiritual, and intellectual nourishment with each other and the world.

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ECCKidsBannerpromo072315MODonlineDO YOU HAVE A TODDLER? If your child is age two or older - he or she may begin attending the ECC.  For a personal tour of the school (with your child) please contact ECC Director Sally Loevner by email: ecc@leobaecktemple.org or call 310-476-2274.

WE ALSO WELCOME YOUR INTEREST IN OUR WINTER INFANT-TODDLER CLASSES!  Follow this LINK to print out the pdf with all of the details and to register. The series of ten Friday morning classes for ages 8-24 months begins January 12 - and we'd love for you to join us!

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EXPERIENCE 25 HOURS - our Temple-wide initiative to encourage all member of our community to celebrate Shabbat in a completely transformative way - reaching in, reaching up, and reaching out.  

We are taking Shabbat to the next level . . . SOMETHING DIFFERENT - EVERY WEEK.

THIS WEEK -

Shabbat Evening Service on Friday, February 16 at 7:30pm - When the busy week comes to an end, join our Shabbat Evening Service on Friday and experience the gifts of restoration, gratitude, and soulful self-exploration.  With music that will open your heart, poetic words of prayer that will inspire your spirit, and insightful teachings that will engage and challenge your mind, this service is the perfect way to seek meaning, perspective, and vision that will carry through the week ahead!

Tot Shabbat on Saturday, February 17 at 9:30am
This monthly gathering is a joyous celebration of Shabbat! Come with your little ones as we combine upbeat music, a Shabbat story, an art project, and a nosh - for a wonderfully fulfilling service geared especially for ages six and under and their families. Bring a friend!

IN THE COMING WEEKS -

Join us as we welcome Rabbi John Rosove as our special guest speaker at Shabbat Evening Services on Friday, March 16 at 7:30pm.

Rabbi John L. Rosove is Senior Rabbi of Temple Israel of Hollywood, since 1998. He was ordained by the Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion, New York, in 1979.
Rabbi Rosove serves as the National Chair of the Association of Reform Zionists of America (ARZA). He has a seat on the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations (CPMAJO), the Board of Governors (BOG) of the Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI), the Vaad HaPoel of the World Zionist Organization (WZO), the American Zionist Movement (AZM), and the Executive Committee of ARZENU (the international Reform Zionist Organization).
Rabbi Rosove will discuss his recent book, Why Judaism Matters – Letters of a Liberal Rabbi to his Children and the Millennial Generation.

LBT Women's Annual Retreat is going "DTLA" - once again - to the Millennium Biltmore Hotel. Saturday, March 17-Sunday, March 18!  It's time to sign up; so make your reservation by February 23.

Join us for an amazing "city" retreat at the historic Millennium Biltmore Hotel!

The weekend includes:
• Art District Graffiti & Mural Tour
• Dinner at Maccheroni Republic
• Escape Room after Dinner
• Walking, Friends, Relaxation
• Happy Hour & Havdalah in the Hospitality Suite
• Mindfulness Study with Cantor Kates & Laura Rumpf, Rabbinic Intern
• Scarf Donations on Sunday at the Downtown Women's Shelter

TO VIEW THE FLYER (PDF) - CLICK HERE

NOTE:  Reserve your place online in an email to rsvp@leobaecktemple.org. Be sure to include your room preference (as shown on the flyer) in the email, along with your roommate's name if sharing a room.

Plan now for our annual Community Retreat & Scholar-in-Residence Weekend in Simi Valley; from April 20 - April 22, 2018

For over ten years, hundreds of Leo Baeckers have experienced a weekend away at the beautiful retreat center of Brandeis-Bardin located on 3000 acres in Simi Valley. This all-inclusive weekend features a climbing tower, swimming, tennis courts, 25-hours of Shabbat, great children’s programming and more.

This year, we’re pleased to feature the inspiring Scholar-in-Residence and author, Rabbi Joshua Garroway, Ph.D.  We are excited to have him as part of our already “not to be missed” weekend.  Come for the weekend or come for the day; we want you there.

REGISTER TODAY at  www.leobaecktemple.org/communityretreat2018/

 

 

Join us at LBT for the Fourth Installment of the JUDJ's Community Conversation Series.
A Conversation with Senator George Mitchell  |  "Bans, Walls & Dreamers: Immigration in America"
Admission is free; but RSVP is requested via this LINK.

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CALLING ALL LBT ARTISTS -

The LBT Art & Music Festival is coming this spring! Mark your calendar for April 13-15, 2018 and plan to attend.

Entries for the festival are now being accepted! Follow this LINK to print the forms and submit your artwork for the festival! Watch for details!


  

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1300 North Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90049