Temple Ner Simcha : A Place to Renew Yourself, and Your Connection to Judaism

Welcome to Temple Ner Simcha!

Temple Ner Simcha is an inclusive and welcoming synagogue that provides services, education, and a complete opportunity for Jews of all backgrounds and worship traditions to have a true home. We are committed to make every experience integrate joy and depth, and strive to constantly make our ancient traditions meaningful through practices that are between classic Reform and Conservative Judaism in observance, with spatterings of Kabbala and Hasidic thought interwoven throughout. We offer a complete religious education program to prepare children for their Bar and Bat Mitzvahs (with no additional Bar/Bat Mitzvah fees); and with regular classes led by Rabbi Barclay, guest lecturers from around the world, and dynamic programming, our adult education programs are second to none.

Latest News & Announcements

Men’s Club December Talmud & Tobacco Study Session

At our monthly December Talmud & Tobacco meeting last night we had 24 people engaged in an engaging, entertaining, and (forgive the pun) “enlightening” evening of discourse and discussion wrestling with issues of the War within and the War without, and how Hanukkah provides us the opportunity to take the external action of lighting lights [...]

Dreams and Dreaming in Jewish Tradition Talmud Study Session

This Wednesday, Rabbi Barclay and over thirty members of the community explored the Jewish understanding of dreams at our monthly Men’s Club Talmud & Tobacco study session. A special thank you needs to be expressed to all of you who shared personal dreams and allowed the group to collectively discuss and interpret them. The process [...]

Torah portion: Wake up! (Jewish Journal)

CLICK HERE to read the article at JewishJournal.com Guard and listen to all these words that I command you, in order that it be well with you and your children after you forever (Deuteronomy 12:28). This week’s portion, Re’eh, contains a break in Moses’ speeches about Jewish history and destiny. Here he reminds our people [...]

Upcoming Events

Talmud & Tobacco at Bogie’s
Jan 7, 2015
7:30 pm
Join Rabbi Barclay for a fascinating exploration of Torah and Talmud accompanied by the aroma of fine cigars provided by the TNS Men’s Group. [...]
Saturday Morning Shabbat
Jan 10, 2015
9:30 am
Friday Night Shabbat
Jan 16, 2015
7:30 pm
Saturday Morning Shabbat
Jan 24, 2015
9:30 am
Friday Night Shabbat
Jan 30, 2015
7:30 pm
Talmud & Tobacco at Bogie’s
Feb 4, 2015
7:30 pm
Join Rabbi Barclay for a fascinating exploration of Torah and Talmud accompanied by the aroma of fine cigars provided by the TNS Men’s Group. [...]
Friday Night Shabbat
Feb 6, 2015
7:30 pm
Saturday Morning Shabbat
Feb 14, 2015
9:30 am
Friday Night Shabbat
Feb 20, 2015
7:30 pm
Saturday Morning Shabbat
Feb 28, 2015
9:30 am

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