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

After careful consideration, we have determined that services and classes will remain virtual during the rest of 2020. We will continue to monitor the situation closely and will discuss options for 2021 at our Annual Meeting on December 6. While it is difficult to not be able to be together in person, we are extraordinarily proud of the work our team has been doing to serve our community and keep us connected during this time of physical distancing. 

The Temple office is on reduced hours until further notice and all services and activities are being offered via livestream or teleconferencing. Please call 402-435-8004 or email office@southstreettemple.org  for further information or to make an appointment for a visit, if necessary.

Other Shabbat and Holiday Worship information can be found on our Worship page.

Check the Calendar page for what’s happening this week.

 

Streaming is available for all of our services.

Recordings of our 2020 High Holy Days services are also available.

 

 

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From the Union For Reform Judaism / Reform Movement

A Bittersweet Reunion with the Shtisel Family

A Bittersweet Reunion with the Shtisel Family kbkaput April 13, 2021

Sometimes the acting ends in joy and other times the results are devastating. Ultimately, the writers and actors draw us into their stories so that we cannot deny that art can elicit understanding, peace, and even deep love.

7 Movie Stars Who Have Played Israeli Prime Ministers

7 Movie Stars Who Have Played Israeli Prime Ministers kbkaput April 12, 2021

Just a month after it was announced that the Israeli star Shira Haas would portray Meir in a TV series, The Hollywood Reporter revealed this week that Oscar winner Helen Mirren would portray Israel’s only female prime minister in an upcoming biopic.

The Eichmann Trial 60 Years Later: What Have We Learned?

The Eichmann Trial 60 Years Later: What Have We Learned? kbkaput April 9, 2021

April 11, 2021, marks the 60th anniversary of the opening of Adolf Eichmann’s trial, which coincided with the young Jewish state’s bat/bar mitzvah year of independence. These two events represent a microcosm of modern Jewish history.

On Yom HaShoah, Hear the Message of the Saved Remnant

On Yom HaShoah, Hear the Message of the Saved Remnant kbkaput April 7, 2021

My mother’s answer to hate is love. When I asked her what she wishes for herself and for the world, she said, “For myself good health, so I can be good to others. For the world, peace not war. No bad person wins in the end. What did Hitler achieve?”