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Our Vision, Our Mission and Our Core Pillars

Our Vision:

The Temple Beth David Family aspires to be an inclusive, caring Jewish community that guides people of all ages on a path of spiritual growth, empowers each of us to engage with Jewish tradition, and inspires us to bring meaning to our lives as we continue to shape our synagogue today.

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Temple Beth David

“…For My House shall be called a house of prayer for all peoples.”
– Isaiah 56:7

Temple Beth David welcomes you!

Our Reform congregation is a caring, active, diverse and inclusive community that explores and experiences all aspects of Jewish life. Located in Westwood, MA, we serve towns across the Rt. 109 corridor. We invite you to join us in prayer, study, to socialize and learn. We offer activities and opportunities for all age groups and levels of participation.

Please join us!


Join us for a special baseball-related event: the 2010 documentary Jews and Baseball: an American Love Story, baseball-themed snacks and dinner! This film is in part about Jewish immigration and assimilation into American society, bigotry against Jews, the passing on of Jewish traditions even during assimilation, heroism, and the breaking of Jewish stereotypes. We will award a special prize for the best baseball-related costume. All are welcome. Sign up here. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Lori Friedman.


All women and teenage girls are welcome! Join us for this uplifting and meaningful experience led by Rabbi Karen. Tell the Passover story through women’s voices. We’ll get to know one another, sing, discuss, and prepare for Passover. Symbolic foods, appetizers and drinks are included. Please RSVP and pay here: Women’s Seder RSVP by March 26th.


Welcome back Cantorial Soloist Batya Ellinoy along with other musicians; enjoy the spiritually moving music of this service. All are welcome!


Lunchtime Talmud continues with the study of Berachot (Blessings). Bring your lunch and learn together with the rabbis. No prior experience necessary; all are welcome!


Sisterhood is collecting items for Hope and Comfort, an organization that provides hygiene products to those in need. more…


Join us for a Purim Celebration for Teens and Adults! Come in costume, engage in learning with the rabbis and guest teachers about the parts of Purim you weren’t taught in Religious School (warning: it may blow your mind or cause uncontrollable fits of laughter) followed by some Megillah reading, noshin’ and maybe even a little Purim drink (21 and over only!)


Bring the family and enjoy a pizza lunch and hamentaschen, games, crafts and a jumpy house! Come in costume! Please bring a box of macaroni for donation. Sponsored by NAWDTY (youth group)