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Office Hours:

Mon & Tues: 10am-2pm, Wed & Thurs: 2pm- 5pm,     Fri: 10am - 12pm

Hours subject to change without notice. 
We encourage you to call first without an appointment.

Yom Sheini, 2 Tammuz 5777

Confirmation

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Confirmation is what we call our post B'nai Mitzvah educational program at Beth Shalom. It is a program particularly designed for 8th, 9th and 10th graders. Meeting two Wednesday evenings a month, Confirmation begins with a casual pizza dinner, allowing time for the teens to schmooze, catch-up and just 'hang out' at the Temple. We then break into elective groups, fashioned according to the stated desires and interests of the teenagers. In previous years, our topics have included such diverse subjects as "Jewish Food", "What's Jewish about Harry Potter?", "Jewish Answers to Ethical Dilemmas", "Does it Matter Who I Date?" and "Comparative Religion". Tenth graders spend significant time during the year studying with the Rabbi in preparation for their Confirmation ceremony in the spring. At that time, they lead the service and share their own thoughts about Jewish identity and key Jewish concepts.

Confirmation allows our teens to develop their own Jewish identities and strengthen their bonds with Jewish friends – all while having fun!

Confirmation Class Dates for 2016-17

Sep. 7 & 21, 2016

Oct. 5, 2016 Only

Nov. 2 & 16, 2016

Dec. 7, 2016 Only

Jan. 4 & 18, 2017

Feb. 1 & 15, 2017

Mar. 1, 2017 Only

Apr. 5 & 19, 2017

May 3, 2017

May 5, 2017 is  Confirmation Shabbat

 

 

Don't forget!

Update your contact info with your Temple!

CBS Brotherhood Event, July 1st

Tampa Jewish Singles, The Art of The Brick exhibit, July 9th, 4pm

Page Turners, July 17th, 6-7pm

 Contact the Temple Office for further detail on any of these opportunities!