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Service Times

Friday, October 16
Shabbat Service 6:00 p.m.
Rabbi Shapiro and Cantor Ettinger

Nefesh "Food for the Soul"
7:30 p.m.

Rabbi Goldberg


Saturday, October 17
Shabbat Service 10:30 a.m.
Rabbi Shapiro and Cantor Gurney


* Starting December 5, all Saturday morning Shabbat Shacharit services will begin at 10 a.m.

Service Times

Friday, October 16
Shabbat Service 6:00 p.m.
Rabbi Leder and Cantor Gurney


Saturday, October 17
Shabbat Service 10:30 a.m.
Rabbi Leder and Cantor Ettinger


* Starting December 5, all Saturday morning Shabbat Shacharit services will begin at 10 a.m.

Upcoming Events 

Full Calendar 


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Book Fair - October 13-16 - Glazer and Irmas

Enjoy a great selection of books and Chanukah presents for the children and adults in your life. A percentage of each sale goes to support the programs and scholarship funds of our schools.
More info >

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The WilshiREADERS - October 15 - Irmas

Join our book club and embark on this exciting yearlong exploration of critically acclaimed books that have achieved national recognition.
Find out more, click here >

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New Schools Celebration - October 18 - Glazer Campus

We invite you to celebrate with us as we dedicate our exciting, new school spaces at the Glazer Campus for the Early Childhood Center, Brawerman East, and Religious School.
Learn more >

Care Harbor Health Clinic - October 18 - Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena

Join our team and help make a difference at this free health clinic for people in need. 
Find out more, click here >


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Tour de Summer Camps - October 25 - Camp Alonim

Ride to send kids to Jewish summer camp! Join our team and make a difference in the life of a child.
Learn more >

Food Pantry - Sundays - Glazer

There's no better "first-hand" way to help those who need it most. 
Find out more, click here >



In The News

More News

Art Sale to Help Fund Expansion of Temple
Philanthropist Audrey Irmas is pledging $30 million from the sale of an early Cy Twombly "blackboard" painting at Sotheby's to help the historic Wilshire Boulevard Temple construct a new building. 
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L.A. Arts Patron Helping Fund Synagogue Events Center
Audrey Irmas, a longtime donor to Los Angeles art museums and Jewish causes, will sell a large 1968 “blackboard” painting by Cy Twombly that she's owned since 1990 and use $30 million of the predicted auction proceeds of more than $60 million to help build a new events center at the Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Koreatown. 
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Improved Campus, New Playgrounds At Glazer
The Temple's educational facilities have undergone extensive renovations and expansions over the summer.
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My Mother's Love Wins
Rabbi Goldberg wrote about the Supreme Court's decision to legalize gay marriage and the effect on her family.
Click here >

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The New York Times Describes the Next Big Thing For Our Temple
We are developing plans to build The Gathering Place.
Read the NYT article >

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Temple Bets Big On The Past For Its Future
The Global Jewish News Source highlights our Temple.
Read the JTA article >

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Sanctuary Featured in Preservation Magazine
Read the blog by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Find out more, click here >

Rabbi Goldberg, TV Consultant
Rabbi Susan Goldberg is a consultant to the ground-breaking Amazon original series ‘Transparent’.
Find out more, click here >

Our Rabbis’ Sermons

Read the sermons from the High Holy Days  >


Watch Archived High Holy Day Services
To watch, click here >

Under Construction!
We’re hard at work on our two school buildings, new Karsh Family Social Service Center, and more. We need your help!
Find out more, click here >

Our Temple in the Media
Susan Stamberg of NPR visited recently, and so did our local media.
Read full article >

Travel Channel: Church Secrets and Legends
Rabbi Leder explains why the Temple undertook the restoration of the Sanctuary and the meaning of the treasures it contains.
Read full article >

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 > 
(Credit: www.wellerphoto.com)

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 >

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 >

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.

Please Join Us

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 justice).

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

Learn more about us >


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