Our Mission

Congregation Beth Shalom, the historic center of Jewish life serving Eastern Hillsborough County, is a Reform congregation that offers a warm welcoming and nurturing home to all who seek a meaningful connection to Judaism. We are dedicated to learn (Torah), pray (Avodah), serve (G’milut Chasadim), and be an active presence in the community.

Our Commitments

We are committed to… …promoting lifelong Jewish learning that includes vibrant, relevant and inspiring religious educational programs for our children and adults. …creating a caring community with meaningful rituals to celebrate moments of joy and provide comfort at times of sorrow. …celebrating Shabbat and other holidays with worship that is relevant, uplifting and engaging for all. …integrating traditional Jewish values and customs with the realities of contemporary Jewish life. …affirming the collective importance of contributing to the ongoing well-being of the communities in which we live. …welcoming and accepting all people warmly regardless of their religious upbringing, gender, sexual orientation, race, marital or employment status. Our Vision Congregation Beth shalom of Brandon, Florida, will be a warm, caring inclusive Reform Jewish community which will provide opportunities for life long study of Torah (study), for Avodah (worship) and Gemilut Chasadim (deeds of love and kindness).