196 Durham Road · Madison, CT 06443 · (203) 245-7028
Your Jewish Home on the Shoreline
Thank you to everyone who made our Fortieth Celebrations a success!
Temple Beth Tikvah is a Reform Jewish congregation with a commitment to inclusion, diversity, inspiring worship, youth and adult education, and meaningful social justice activities. Established in 1977, we are located near I-95, in the heart of the New Haven – Old Saybrook shoreline of Connecticut.
TBT serves as the focus of Jewish community life on the shoreline. We are proud to welcome Jews of many backgrounds and at all the stages of life. We hope you will consider participating in our vibrant Jewish community.
Shabbat Services - FebruARY 2018
Friday, February 2 at 6:00 PM - Greet Shabbat with Wine & Cheese
Friday, February 9 at 7:15 PM - Shabbat Service
Friday, February 16 at 7:15 PM - Shabbat Service
Friday, February 23 at 7:15 PM - Shabbat Service and Birthday Blessings
Our services are open to all who wish to worship with us.
Services begin at 7:15 PM each Friday night except the First Friday of the Month.
First Friday services begin at 6 PM.
(Click here for more about Shabbat at TBT)
Torah Study every Saturday morning at 9 AM.
February Torah Portions in the Book of Exodus - study text:
February 3: Yitro - Exodus 19:1 - 20:22;
February 10: Mishpatim - Exodus 22:4 - 23:19;
February 17: Terumah - Exodus 26:1 - 26:30;
February 24: Tetzaveh - Exodus 28:31 - 29:18 *
* Week of Purim. We may have a special study.
(Click here for more about Torah Study at TBT.)
Second Night Passover Seder: Our Communal Passover Seder is on Saturday, March 31. A full Seder meal will be served.
Rabbi Offner will conduct the Seder. Deadline for reservations is Friday, March 16th. More information and registration form HERE.
Are you thinking of sending your child to a Jewish summer Camp?
You may be eligible for a scholarship through One Happy Camper New Haven
High Holiday Sermons
Read the Rabbi's High Holiday Sermons Here:
Erev Rosh Hashanah, Kavanot: Speaking Up, Putting on Shoes and Pouring Tea
Rosh Hashanah Morning, Thou Shalt Not Remain Indifferent
Kol Nidre, A Bucket List for the Soul
Yom Kippur, Pote’ach et Yadecha: Open Your Hand
Read Our President's High Holiday Speech Here:
Kol Nidre, TBT PRESIDENT’S HIGH HOLIDAY SPEECH 5778, Jeffrey Babbin
Read the Sermonette by Harry Schanzer, Yom Kippur Morning, here