Our Mission & Philosophy

We shall create a vibrant house of worship, study and assembly, a place where we reaffirm our people’s ancient covenant with God.

We shall nourish a temple family, affirming and embracing the full diversity of our world Jewish community, a temple for all generations.

We shall foster Reform Judaism and provide education for all ages in Jewish history, culture and practice. We shall establish merkaz ruchani, the festivals are celebrated through prayer and learning, a place where the cycles of life are celebrated according to the Jewish tradition.

We shall create an institution and setting in which we work to fulfill the promise of the Jewish prophets, a Judaism that is the exemplar of justice, human rights, righteousness and morality.

We shall encourage the living of lives characterized by Torah, Mitzvot, and gemilut chasidim, acts of loving kindness, actively doing the work of tikkun olam the healing of the world and humankind.

‘If I am not for myself, who will be for me?’
‘If I am only for myself, who am I?’
‘If not now, when?’