Welcome To Our Temple


The mission of this congregation is to cultivate the tenets of Reform Judaism through prayer, worship, study, fellowship and good works. In pursuit of this, we commit ourselves to ongoing innovation, seeking new challenges and continually evaluating our progress and results while building and sustaining an environment necessary to realize our mission.



Thanks to everyone who returned their copy of Gates of Repentance (the high holiday prayer book) to the Temple. If you would like to order a copy for yourself please call Irv Joffee at 516-429-6334.



Due to the prevalence of COVID our Shabbat and holiday services will be held via Zoom only and  no service will  take place in the Temple.  Shabbat services will be held each week on the second and fourth (and fifth) Friday of each month at 7:30 pm and on the first and third Saturday morning of each month at 10:30 am.

Please continue to check the website each week for the current schedule.

We invite you to join us.  For information about joining our Zoom service or any other Temple functions please call the Temple at 252-638-4545.  After speaking with you we will be happy to send you a link to a Zoom service.

COMING EVENTS – See Our New Temple Brochure

TU BeSHVAT – the New Year for Trees. Temple Bnnai Sholem will be conducting its annual tree drive for the holiday of Tu Beshvat.  This year Tu Beshvat falls on January 17.  During the month of January the Temple will accept orders for trees to be planted in Israel by the Jewish National Fund.  Trees cost $18 each.  To order trees you need to fill out an order form (click to download), mail it with a check for the appropriate amount made out to Jewish National Fund or JNF and mail it  to: Tree Drive, c/o Temple Bnai Sholem, 505 Middle Street, New Bern, NC 28560.  If the form does not download properly please email Irv Joffee at iejoffee@gmail.com  and request a form.  At the end of January the checks and forms will be sent to the JNF.  You will receive a certificate for the trees you donated directly from the JNF.

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Shofar Dec '21 - Jan '22
Our Newsletter – The Shofar

Shofar Dec '21 - Jan '22