196 Durham Road     ·     Madison, CT 06443     ·     (203) 245-7028

Your Jewish Home on the Shoreline

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A Night of Celebration!



Invite friends & family.
RSVP by May 1. Click HERE for details.

Place a congratulatory ad in the Commemorative Journal. Click HERE for info.

Adults only please.

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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 conveniently 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 of our extensive programming for Jews of many backgrounds and at all the stages of life. We hope you will consider becoming an active participant in our vibrant Jewish community.

March 2017 Shabbat Services:

Friday, March 3, 6:00 pm: Greet Shabbat with Wine & Cheese

Friday, March 10, 7:15 pm: March Birthday Blessings

Friday March 17, 7:15 pm: Shabbat Service

Friday, March 24, 7:15 pm: Shabbat Service with Special Guest Presenters: Jewish-Muslim Women’s Dialogue Group

Friday, March 31, 7:15 pm: Shabbat Service

*Every first Friday is a 6 PM Service.
All other Friday services begin at 7:15 PM.
Our services are open to all who wish to worship with us.

Torah Study every Saturday morning at 9 AM. Click here for details.

Religious SChool Tefillah 1
Confirmation 2015
Torah Study 2013

TBT Nursery School Registration is Open for the 2017 School Year

Temple Beth Tikvah Pre-School Pre-Enrollment Open for 2017-2018
Looking for painters, builders, scientists, nature lovers and musicians to join our preschool in September! Must be between 2 and 5 years old to join.
If you have or know children that fit this description, contact Nursery School Director Bernadette Stak, at 203-245-8039 to schedule an enrollment tour at Temple Beth Tikvah Nursery School!
TBT Nursery School is non-sectarian and open to children of all faiths and backgrounds.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, May 13 celebrate the Fortieth Anniversary of the Dedication of Temple Beth Tikvah! 
Dinner, Live Music by Brad & Brian(with thanks to the Silidker Music Fund!), Havdalah, a Candle-Lighting Ritual in honor of our history, Dancing, Silent Auction! (This is an adult party, please.)
RSVP by May 1 - the response card is HERE.
Place a congratulatory ad in the Commemorative Journal which will include a history of the founding of TBT! Learn more HERE.

The Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven is offering an Israeli Cooking Series at Temple Beth Tikvah. Click here for information.
Explore the regions of Israel through their culinary identity. Sign up here.
March 16 - Haifa
April 20 - Nazareth

High Holiday Sermons

Read the Rabbi's High Holiday Sermon's Here:
          Erev Rosh Hashanah, "Commanded to Hope"
          Rosh Hashanah Morning, "The Art of Civility"
          Kol Nidre, "The Sin of Certainty"
          Yom Kippur, "Opening Doors"

Read Our President's High Holiday Speeches Here:
          Erev Rosh Hashanah, "Rosh Hashanah 5777"
          Kol Nidre, "Yom Kippur 5777"

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