Welcome to Congregation B’nai Jeshurun ~ The South Street Temple.
We are dedicated to social action following the Jewish tenet of tikkun olam, repairing the world.


We strive to be a welcoming and inclusive congregation in the Lincoln community. If you would like to learn more about our programs and services, or to arrange a visit, please contact office@southstreettemple.org. Whether you are a long-time resident of Lincoln or just moved here, we look forward to the opportunity to meet you.

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From the Union For Reform Judaism / Reform Movement

Women of Valor: Revisiting Biblical Role Models

Women of Valor: Revisiting Biblical Role Models jemerman

Focusing this contemporary lens on Deborah and Yael reveals a story of women acting so outside of expected norms that I stand in awe and am compelled to magnify their adventures for our own times.

Nine Spring-Inspired Hebrew Names

Nine Spring-Inspired Hebrew Names jemerman

Whether you're planning to welcome a child into your family, are preparing to choose your own Hebrew name, or just enjoy learning about the meanings and stories that names hold, I hope you'll be inspired by one of these nine names inspired by Purim, Passover, and the renewal of spring.

The Bagel: A Popular, Polarizing, Perfect Snack

The Bagel: A Popular, Polarizing, Perfect Snack jemerman

Jewish food is as diverse as the Jewish community itself, reflecting cultural, historical, and geographical influences. In North America, though, no single Jewish food is as ubiquitous or well-known as the humble bagel.

Eight Unforgettable Jewish Oscar-Winning Movies

Eight Unforgettable Jewish Oscar-Winning Movies jemerman

With the nominees announced for the 96th Academy Awards, "Oppenheimer," "Zone of Interest," and "Maestro" bring Jewish figures and history into this year's celebration. To whet your appetite, try watching some (or all) of these eight Oscar winners from past years with strong Jewish roots.