Service Times

Friday, April 18
Nefesh: Food for the Soul 6:00 p.m.
Rabbi Leder and Rabbi Goldberg

Saturday, April 19
Torah Study 9:00 a.m.
Avi Cohen

Shabbat Shacharit 10:30 a.m.
Rabbi Leder
Cantor Gurney

Service Times

Friday, April 18
Shabbat Kabbalat 6:00 p.m.
Rabbi Shapiro
Cantor Gurney

Saturday, April 12
No Services



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Jewish Film Society: Gloomy Sunday - April 23 - Irmas

Join us for an array of great Jewish films and TV from all over the world. Curated by Dr. Michael Renov, Associate Dean and Professor of Critical Studies at USC School of Cinematic Studies.
Find out more, click here >

Salon Shabbat: Yom HaShoah Shabbat - So Memory Does Not Die - April 25 - Irmas

A multi-media performance with music, film, and live actors as they present inspiring true stories of Holocaust survivors. Followed by a "L'Chaim" Oneg Shabbat.

WBTY Shabbat Sha - Chill - April 25 - Irmas

There will of course be food, lot's of time to meet all of our current Youth Group members and board members, plenty of fun activities including some gym time, mixers, and a creative and unique Shabbat experience. RSVP here >

Ultimate Sanctuary Tour - April 27 - Glazer

Here’s your chance to see the restored Sanctuary in close-up detail and hear about the renewal project firsthand from those who worked on it and know it best. Hosted by the Los Angeles Conservancy. Register now >

Zealot: The Life of Jesus before Christianity - April 29 - Glazer

A conversation with Biblical scholar and author Reza Aslan about his provocative and meticulously researched biography that challenges long-held assumptions about the man known as Jesus of Nazareth. RSVP here >

Seth Ettinger - Cantorial Recital - May 15 - Irmas

Join Cantorial Intern Seth Ettinger as he celebrates his ordination as a Cantor with a musical recital titled: Derekh Ha' Niggunim!  
Find out more, click here >

Jason Mesches and Band Concert - May 18 - Irmas

Jason Mesches, one of the great song leaders of Wilshire Boulevard Temple, serves up a special "Whole Lotta Challah" concert for Temple families. Find out more, click here >

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Magnin Sanctuary Panoramic Photograph

If you want to see one of the most amazing pictures ever taken inside our Wilshire Boulevard Temple Sanctuary, click here > 

Adult Purim 2014 Photos
Take a look at some of the highlights from the fun-filled Adult Purim celebration, as the Groundlings returned to perform hilarious improvisations on the Queen Esther story, this time with Motown music and song. Photos >

2014 Purim Carnival
Check out the photos from a fun and exciting event, filled with games, rides, and entertainment as we celebrated the most playful day on the Jewish calendar. Photos >

Sundays with Your Toddlers

Get your Sundays off to a delightful start with Baby and Me class for the whole family! Read more >

Martin Luther King Shabbat

Watch the Agape choir raise the Irmas Chapel roof and hear the sonorous recreation of King’s famous speeches. Photos >

Big Give 2013 Photos

Photos from the Big Give 2013, where we packed and delivered 1,000 complete Thanksgiving dinners to feed 4,000 of our city’s most needy families, are now up in our Temple Event Gallery. 

How to Help the Typhoon Haiyan Recovery Effort

We recommend two disaster relief organizations with excellent track records: Direct Relief and Team Rubicon. You can read more about both on our website.

Sanctuary Dedication Photo Album

Our historic celebration captured in photographs! The complete family photo album is here >; the evening album is here >. You can purchase the photos on the website.


Disaster Response Team Aids in Colorado Flood Relief

In the wake of the flooding, the Temple’s Disaster Response Team made up of Temple member volunteers, deployed to Colorado to help rebuild. Learn more about the trip here >. View photos in our event gallery.

We're on KCRW's Which Way LA

KCRW covers the Temple's reopening, including interviews with Rabbi Leder and architect Brenda Levin. Listen here!

Experience Spring 2014

Download our programming brochure and seize the opportunity to renew yourself through prayer, learning, culture, community action or social justice. Find the programs that speak to you and join us.

Streaming Services and Programs

Re-watch our High Holy Days services and past programs, or watch our weekly Shabbat services and other programs live, streaming from your computer, from wherever you are.


Who We Are

Welcome to Wilshire Boulevard Temple. We are a Reform congregation that values both tradition and innovation as we move members to a deeper love of Torah, God, Israel, and Tikkun Olam (social action).

Whether at our landmark Erika J. Glazer Family Campus* or the Audrey and Sydney Irmas Campus in West Los Angeles, you will find a warm, embracing, and inclusive congregation.

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