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Disaster Relief for Typhoon Haiyan

The Union of Reform Judaism (URJ) General Disaster Relief Fund is collecting donations that will be distributed to aid groups working in affected areas. If you’d like to help, here is a direct link to the donation page of the URJ’s website.

Oklahoma: Now it’s our turn to help…

The Union for Reform Judaism has, over the last six months helped West End Temple in collecting donations for us. Let us support relief efforts for those who are suffering in Oklahoma after yesterday’s deadly tornado. Please read the press release below and contribute. The Union for Reform Judaism is accepting donations to assist in […]

Helping the children of West End Temple

West End Temple is a neighborhood community center, open to all local residents. Over 200 children walk through its doors every week, not only to attend the best nursery school on the peninsula, or its terrific religious school, but West End Temple is also home to Brownies, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, JCCRP Youth Basketball clinics, […]

Donation details…

The Union of Reform Judaism (URJ) has set up a fund to help West End Temple and its congregants, as both were devastated by Hurricane Sandy. Everyone in the community had significant damage to houses, possessions, and cars. Many of West End Temple’s congregants are in need: Figuring out where to send their kids to […]

West End Temple Celebrated Hanukkah/Shabbat

Because so many made it happen: Rabbi Bob Loewy and Gates of Prayer, Metairie, Louisiana for helping to underwrite the Hanukkah / Shabbat dinner. Congregation Rodeph Sholom Religious School, Manhattan and its families for decorations and goodie bags. Tammy and Anthony Marino and friends in Sugarbush TX for toys – in memory of Tammy’s uncle Nat […]

This is Where We Used to Pray

This is Where We Used to Pray Odyssey Networks spent a day with temple leaders and volunteers as they began the process of digging out, and moving forward. Click here to see this very moving video.

Our temple — as reported by The New York Times

To read the entire article from The New York Times, including Rabbi Slome’s comments about Sandy’s effect on the West End Temple community, in “For Congregation Leaders, Hurricane Is Taking a Toll,” click here.