TBE Building

Welcome to Temple Beth Emeth and our website. We invite you to become a part of our active and activist congregation. Our community is built on its cooperative spirit where everyone contributes their fair share. No one is ever denied membership based on their ability to pay. We value diversity, and we welcome all who are interested in practicing and learning about Judaism, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or abilities. Our congregation includes many interfaith families and Jews-by-choice. Temple Beth Emeth's goal is to provide for the religious, educational, social, and social justice aspirations of all members.




Cocktails and Shmoozing

Thursday, August 25 | 6 pm | Offsite
Come spend a couple hours sharing and shmoozing with Rabbi Josh! No agenda - just fun and laughter!

Scrap Box Craft Party

Wednesday, August 31 | 10 am | Ann Arbor Scrap Box
TBE kids (grades K-4) - come show Rabbi Josh and his children all the great things there are at the Scrap Box! We will make a project and have a fun morning. Cost: $8/Child.

Dinner, Campfire & Sing-Along

Saturday, September 10 | 5:30 pm | Home of Ronnie and Stu Simon, with Miriam Shaw and Annette Fisch
Enjoy a picnic-style dinner and conversation in the Simons' yard! Bring blankets, chairs, and guitars if you want for singing around a campfire. Drinks and main dish provided. Bring an appetizer, side or dessert. Cost: $7. Ages 40+. Fair weather only.

Talkin' God for Middle Schoolers

Sunday, September 11 | 1 pm | Arboretum
Enjoy a nature walk in the Arb. Then settle down to a discussion about God. What is our relationship with God? Does it matter? What is the meaning of life with and without God?

Grownup Conversation at Tot Shabbat

Friday, September 16 | 6:15 pm | TBE
Join Rabbi Whinston for dinner after the Tot Shabbat service. Babysitters will be on hand to supervise kids so you can have a real conversation.

Shabbat Study: God Talk

Saturday, September 17 | 9 am | TBE
What does the Torah tell us about our relationship with God? What are the different interpretations for God and how has God's relationship with the Jewish people changed?

Meet Rabbi Josh Whinston - Sign Up Now!

To see events centered around meeting Rabbi Josh that are scheduled to take place after August, and to sign up for any/all events, check out this link!





Membership Renewals

Membership Renewals have gone out by email. We are using a Google Form this year.  Renewals are past due.  Find a link to the Google Form here.



Children and the Torah

Our Mission

We promote and nurture the beliefs and practices of Reform Judaism by cultivating a love and understanding of our Jewish heritage, stimulating fellowship within the Temple and in the Jewish community, and strengthening the bonds of loyalty with the Jewish people everywhere to bring near the age of universal peace through acts of righteousness in society at large.

TBE News

Thinking Torah

Thinking Torah

Most of us take the weekend for granted. Friday afternoon rolls in and we can feel Saturday and Sunday calling Read More
TBE's Office Looking for a Donation!

TBE's Office Looking for a Donation!

TBE's office is looking for a slightly used office desk! If you have one available, please contact SooJi Min at Read More
Rabbi Josh Whinston & Family

TBE Congregation Elects Rabbi Josh Whinston

We are excited to announce that on February 25, 2016, the congregation elected Rabbi Josh Whinston to be TBE's next Read More
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Shabbat Live Stream

Live Web Streaming

To watch Friday night Shabbat Services, please go to:


This link is not active until 30 minutes before the service.


Tot Shabbat & Sukkat Shalom
02 Sep 2016
05:45PM - 06:15PM
Shabbat Service
02 Sep 2016
07:30PM - 09:00PM
Tot Shabbat & Sukkat Shalom
09 Sep 2016
05:45PM - 06:15PM
Shabbat Service
09 Sep 2016
07:30PM - 09:00PM