December 20, 2014   28 Kislev 5775
Temple Solel, Bowie, MD
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        Temple Solel is a welcoming Reform Jewish congregation serving Prince Georges, Anne Arundel, and Calvert counties as well as communities on Maryland's Eastern Shore.

Click here for "50 Years of Memories"-- the presentation from the 50th Anniversary Gala Dinner/Dance.

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    With so many events to choose from, you're sure to find something at Temple Solel! Most details can be found in Temple Topics or below in our Upcoming Events or by visiting our calendar.
  • December Night Out will be at Old Bowie Town Grille on Tuesday, December 2nd from 4 pm to close. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Call 301-464-8800 to make one. The Temple will get 10% of the restaurant’s food receipts from dining in and take out for that evening. So, please go with friends and relatives and the enjoy the night.
  • Click here to order your tickets online for 2014-15 events. Click here to download the mail-in form for 2013-14 shows.
  • Read Rabbi Weisman's blog.
  • The Vacation Stop will donate 50% of their commission to Temple Solel when you use them as your Travel Agent.
  • Help support the Solar Cooker Project. Go to for details.
  • In honor of Father's Day, shop at -- identify Temple Solel, Bowie, MD -- between now and June 15, 2014, and Amazon will donate an extra $5 to the charity of your choice. This is in addition to the regular donation of 0.5% of the purchase price and in addition to using the click through below. Make your Dad smile and support charity at the same time.
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    Upcoming Events  
    December 2014
    12/21 -  Religious School - 9 AM (9:00 AM to 12:00 PM)
    12/22 -  Seniors Group
    Our Mission Statement  

    Temple Solel: Feeling, Caring, Doing – Jewishly

    Temple Solel - front of buildingTemple Solel is a Reform Jewish congregational family, guided by Torah, fostering a lifelong commitment to feeling, caring, and doing Jewishly.

    We achieve this by being a

    Beit Midrash – A House of Study (Torah – a way of life) 

    • Providing innovative Jewish educational and cultural activities, both formal and informal, for members of all ages and backgrounds;

    Beit T’fillah – A House of Prayer (Avodah – the service of God)

    • Establishing a welcoming and inclusive prayer community;
    • Developing various forms of worship and observance as a community;
    • Promoting personal spiritual growth, guided by Jewish values;

    Beit Knesset – A House of Gathering (G’milut Chasadim – acts of love and kindness) 
    Developing a strong and vibrant Jewish community through:

    • Being a caring community – supporting each other in joy and in need;
    • Outreach to all of our members;
    • Creating a network of social activities and events to meet the needs of all age groups in our congregational family;
    • Commitment to the ideal of tikkun olam (the repair of the world) – through a program of social action;
    • Enhancing the unity of the Jewish people through our link with the State of Israel and Jews worldwide.

    Read a welcome message from Rabbi Steve Weisman

    The URJ Camping System enriches and transforms lives by strengthening Jewish identity, teaching Jewish knowledge, instilling Jewish values and cultivating lifelong friendships within a vibrant and fun community of living Reform Judaism.  Read more about Camp Harlam and 6 Points Sports Academy.

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