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!

Bring your family. Connect with community. Renew your spirit.

Monday, September 24th at noon  –  Sukkot 1st Day “Lunch & Learn” in the Sukkah. Bring your lunch and a dessert to share. Bless the lulav and etrog. Study: Sukkat Shalom and Shalom Bayit – finding peace and meaning in our dwelling places.

Friday, September 28th  –  Bring your dinner to the Sukkah at 6:00 pm. Shabbat & Sukkot Service at 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, September 30th  –  Simchat Torah Celebration & Consecration

  • 5:00 pm Shorashim RS Torah Study
  • 5:30 pm Community Dinner – Please RSVP for dinner by no later than Wednesday, September 26.
    $15 adult, $8 child (14 and under), under age 5 free.
    No charge for K-6 students enrolled in Shorashim RS.
  • 6:30 p.m. Service & Consecration – Rejoice as we complete the cycle of Torah reading and begin again. We will open the Torah for all to see and welcome new students with a special Consecration blessing and mini Torah scrolls. Celebrate with a musical service followed by sweets and Israeli dancing.

Looking for information about the holidays or activities for your children? Check out the URJ High Holiday resources here.

Please see Rosh Hashanah morning and Kol Nidre sermons here.

Join us for a bring you own dinner before the service in our Sukkah. Help welcome Dafna Bonana, Principal of the Romema School in Haifa, Temple Beth David’s partner school in the Boston-Haifa Connection. Celebrate Shabbat and Sukkot!

We are excited to partner with Hebrew College to offer this popular parenting class – open to all parents, grandparents and other caregivers! Relevant topics will speak to the challenges and joys of raising kids with Jewish values today. More details and sign up information here: Parenting Through a Jewish Lens. Rabbi Karen Citrin and Rabbi Hillel Greene will lead the program.

We are delighted to open up registration for Year 2 of Me’ah Classic at Temple Beth David. more…

Temple Beth David is hosting Rhythm ‘N’ Ruach, an interactive, high energy music program led by musical artist and performer Ellen Allard that will give your child a strong connection to Judaism through music, movement, yoga, drumming, and dancing. more…