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Service Times

Friday, March 27
Shabbat Service 6:00 p.m.
Rabbi Shapiro and Cantor Ettinger


Saturday, March 28
Shabbat Service 10:30 a.m.
Rabbi Shapiro and Cantor Gurney

Service Times

Friday, March 20
The Great American Songbook Salon Shabbat 6:00 p.m.
Rabbi Nanus and Cantor Gurney

Saturday, March 21
No Shabbat service

Upcoming Events 

Full Calendar 


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Adult Seder - April 3 - Irmas

With music and song, we will read a new, modern Hagaddah, share traditional Passover rituals, have great discussions, and partake in a delicious four-course dinner catered by John Bard.
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Second Seder Family Day - April 4 - Camp Hess Kramer

Join Rabbi Eshel and his family for a fun, engaging, and meaningful second seder family day at our beautiful Camp Hess Kramer! 
Register now >

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Build-a-Bike - April 19 - Glazer

Help 50 kids go places! Give an L.A. child a first bike, and all of the fun, health, and independence that follows.
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ECC Speaker Series: Ashley Merryman - April 13 - Irmas

Ashley is co-author of the influential New York Times bestsellers, NurtureShock: New Thinking about Children and Top Dog: The Science of Winning and Losing. Come early for a meet and greet and book signing.
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Preparing for the Mystery: Sara Davison - April 15 - Irmas

New York Times best-selling author Sara Davidson will talk about her new book, The December Project, and the two years she spent with modern mystic Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi.
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Pier Family Fun-Raiser - April 30 - Santa Monica Pier

Party at the Pier! All proceeds support Brawerman Elementary School and the Early Childhood Centers of Wilshire Boulevard Temple.
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"All In" Poker Tournament - May 14 - House of Blues

Try your luck at our annual Poker Tournament benefiting our Camps Scholarship Fund.
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Food Pantry - Sundays - Glazer

There's no better "first-hand" way to help those who need it most. 
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Israeli Dancing with David Dassa - Wednesdays - Irmas

Join the party with dances from the first Israeli choreographers to today’s creative artists.
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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!
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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.

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