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Temple B'nai Shalom

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<p>This synagogue offers services in the tradition of Reform Judaism and is affiliated with the national Union for Reform Judaism. According to the temple's web site (<a href="http://tbs-online.org"> tbs-online.org</a> ), this community grew out of a congregation comprised of three families in 1986; now the congregation is several hundred strong. The current meeting-house opened in 1995.</p>
<p>Temple B'nai Shalom is led by Rabbi Amy R. Perlin, and has been since 1986. According to tbs-online.org, "she graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Princeton University. ... Perlin teaches children and adults and is famous for her sermons."</p> <p>The large Shalom edifice includes the sanctuary, a social hall and classrooms for religious school.<br /><br />According to tbs-online.org, Temple B'nai Shalom is "dedicated to creating and maintaining a sense of community and to providing a variety of Jewish spiritual, social, and educational experiences for children and adults. We emphasize social action, outreach, helping the needy, and Tikkun Olam, making the world a better place for everyone and Torah study for adults as well as children. Our congregation welcomes children and adults from a variety of backgrounds. Young and old, single, partnered, married, divorced, and people with special needs have found a home with us. Our Temple is a house of worship for all people, including Jewish members and others who share with their families a commitment to Reform Judaism."</p> <p>The synagogue hosts a wide array of spiritual and social activities in addition to regular worship services</p> <p>The temple is located near the entrance to Burke Lake Park, and is just off of Ox Road (Route 123). </p>
7612 Old Ox Rd, Fairfax Station, VA 22039
(703) 764-2901
  • Hours: Shabbat service: Fri, 8pm
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