Service Times

Friday, January 30
Shabbat Shirah 6:00 p.m.
Rabbi Shapiro and Cantor Ettinger


Saturday, January 31
Shabbat Service 10:30 a.m.
Rabbi Shapiro and Cantor Gurney

Service Times

Friday, January 30
Shabbat Service 6:00 p.m.
Rabbi Eshel and Cantor Gurney

Saturday, January 31
Shabbat Service 10:30 a.m.
Rabbi Eshel and Cantor Ettinger

Upcoming Events 

Full Calendar 


Ten Commandments Soul Sounds Shabbat - February 6 - Irmas

Celebrate this week's famous Torah portion with the joyful music of Debbie Friedman!
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First Fridays: Shabba Dabba! - February 6 - Glazer
This new, soulful monthly participatory musical service brings all families of the Wilshire Boulevard Temple community together and is a great way to invite new friends to meet us.
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Jews with Tools - February 8

Join us as we partner with Habitat for Humanity to help build a home in need. Space is limited. Must be 18.
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"Watchers of the Sky" Film Series - February 12 - Glazer

A Sundance-award winning documentary about courage, compassion, and genocide.
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The WilshiREADERS - February 12 - Irmas

Join our book club and embark on this exciting yearlong exploration of critically acclaimed books that have achieved national recognition.
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Nefesh: Food for the Soul - February 20 - Glazer

Join Rabbi Susan Goldberg and the Band for a moving musical Shabbat service.
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Wise Men of Chelm Salon Shabbat - February 27 - Irmas

Join us for a Klezmer music Shabbat and the delightful folktales of the fools from Chelm. Followed by a matzah-ball-soup Oneg Shabbat.
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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’.
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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 > 

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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