Temple Shalom

Welcome!

We are an inclusive and welcoming community supporting Jewish life in the KW region. We strive to educate and inspire children, youth, and adults to participate actively in worship, Torah study, and Jewish life experience, and to put Reform Jewish religious and ethical principles into action. We seek to enrich the lives of our members, to contribute to the continuance and vitality of the Jewish people, and to help repair the world.

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Religious School

At the Temple Shalom Religious School you’ll find an atmosphere of warmth, excitement and love of Jewish learning for students in Kindergarten through to B’nei Mitzvah. We foster a sense of belonging and connection to Jewish tradition, practice, and community.  Our B’nei Mitzvah students engage with Torah, read Hebrew, and are active participants in our Jewish community.

The Cedars
543 Beechwood Dr,
Waterloo, ON
N2T 2S8

Our Community

Your Temple Shalom experience doesn’t end when you leave the sanctuary!

We have plenty of social, family, and outreach events for Temple members and non-members alike. Holiday events for kids and families, education and social events for adults, and monthly potlucks are just some of the activities you will find at Temple Shalom.

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Visiting

We are always happy to have guests!  See the service and event schedules for when to attend, and we also have a contact form if you want to get in touch with us before your visit.

Have Kids?

Learn more about our thriving religious school!

Worship

Find out more about Shabbat Services, High Holidays, and the Yizkor List.

Rabbi’s Blog

Torah study, Canadian Jewry, Israel, our local community and many more topics from Rabbi Lori.

temple Shalom Blog

Latest News

An Update on COVID-19

During the COVID-19 lockdown, in-person services have been canceled. We are having Temple Shalom weekly services and other events online via the meeting app Zoom. Your Temple Board will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as they become available. If...

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A letter to our community from the Toronto Board of Rabbis:

We write to you today with new guidelines for funeral and shiva observance to meet the urgency of the current health crisis due to the spread of COVID-19. These are extraordinary times and they do call for measures we would never contemplate under other circumstances....

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A message from Rabbi Lori

A message from Rabbi Lori

These are extraordinary and strange days that we are living in.  This world-wide virus is forcing us to rethink the way that we work, socialize, shop and interact with the world.  When many things around us are closing or being postponed, including our sacred...

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