Welcome to Temple Beth Shalom!

Temple Beth Shalom is a dynamic congregation of about 100 families, under the leadership of Rabbi Michael Ross. Known as the Synagogue of the Western Reserve, we are a Reform Jewish congregation, affiliated with the national organizations of that movement.

Although the Temple has grown over the years, it endeavors to maintain a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Please come join us so we can share who we are today and our vision for the future.

The Temple is located in a beautiful, historic building at 50 Division Street in Hudson. Friday night services are held twice a month at 7:30 p.m. For a schedule of services and other activities, see our Calendar page.

50 Division Street
Hudson, OH 44236
330-656-1800, Please Note: there is no on-site staff and there may be a delay in retrieving and returning messages left at this number.
Office hours vary; please email for appointment.

Rabbi: rabbimichaelross@gmail.com
Education Director: education@tbshudson.org
President: president@tbshudson.org
Membership: membership@tbshudson.org
Accounting: accounting@tbshudson.org


Thursday, February 29, 2024
Issue #657

Letter from Rabbi Ross
Rabbi Michael Ross
Dear TBS Friends and Family,

I arrived back from my amazing trip to Israel on Tuesday.
In Psalm 23, we encounter the wonderful metaphor of a “cup that overflows,” in Hebrew “kosi revaya.”
I feel like I have returned with two cups in my hands.
One cup is overflowing with joy for my experiences and my deep connections to the Israelis I met.
The second cup is overflowing with tears, from the sadness of the pain and traumas.
I look forward to sharing with my TBS community about my trip in the next several weeks.

This Saturday, 3/2, we will have our next Prayer Lab session, and I will take some time at the start of the morning to discuss a few parts of my trip.
Next Friday, 3/8, after our service, I will have a presentation in our social hall after our oneg dessert.

Judaism 101 – 12 Sunday afternoons (3/3-5/12 at 4:00 pm)
Have you ever wanted to learn more about Judaism from an adult perspective?
Are you considering conversion to Judaism?
If so, this class can form a great foundation to get you started. We will focus on Jewish history, holidays, ideas and traditions.
There will be a few paperback books as part of the class as well.

  • Class fees – $10 for TBS members or $56 for the entire course, $18 per class non-members or $154 for the entire courseCollege students can pay a donation. (Fees for the class will go to pay our zoom manager/teaching assistant.)
  • RSVPS are needed in advance. Please email rabbimichaelross to RSVP or get more info and syllabus. 
Course Link:    Judaism 101   
Meeting ID: 874 2204 2658, Passcode: judaism101

We are postponing our special morning of learning with Rabbi Rachel Brown. We will find a later date to come together.


Donations to support Israel can be made at Cleveland Federation:


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