What we're about

Are you looking for a Jewish community that you can relate to? A community founded on the essential Jewish values of learning, kindness, charity and healing the world?

Then Temple Adath Or (TAO) is the congregation to explore. We are Jewish Renewal and we give you a warm, deep and authentic connection to all that is Divine and Godly in a congregation that is warm and welcoming. TAO has a diverse membership of men and women - singles and couples - young and old - gay and straight - a community waiting to welcome you home to a Judaism that makes sense - especially in this 21st century world.

Jewish Renewal brings Judaism alive with a living, breathing, Kabbalistic way of looking at Torah, Talmud, Midrash, liturgy and prayer that is relevant to this complicated, modern world in which personal connections are harder and harder to find and make. Jewish Renewal is not a static way of interpreting Judaism, but rather a journey to the joy, balance and harmony inherent in this ancient religious path. We tap into the wisdom of the sages so that we may apply their insights to our own life.

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Our services and events are filled with music, singing, chanting, dancing and heartfelt prayer and meditation. While connect meaningfully, we also recognize that life must include FUN!

Join us for Shabbat services and Oneg Shabbat that follows on the first and third Friday of each month. We meet at Artserve (http://www.artserve.org/) on Sunrise Blvd in Ft Lauderdale. For more information, please check out our website, www.TAOCenter.net (http://www.TAOcenter.net) for updated list of services and events.

If you are new to the area, or looking for more meaningful relationship with God (however you see God to be) and Judaism, then TAO is a great place to start. Please feel free to email me at designingforlife@aol.com for any additional information.

B'Shalom,

Anne Goldberg

Upcoming events (3)

Shabbat Services with Rabbi Marc & Special Guest Steven Snyder

Old Davie School Historical Museum

Sweet and Holy Friends, join us for a Soulful, Meaningful & Joyful Shabbat Service with Rabbi Marc & Special Guest Steven Snyder.

Join our dear TAO member, Steven Snyder, as he teaches about Miriam from Parshat Beshalach.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3 at 7 PM EST with a Hybrid Service.
Please join us IN PERSON at the Old Davie School Historical Museum
6650 Griffin Road, Davie, FL 33314.

Zoom: please email [masked] for details

Join LIVE on Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/rabbimarc.labowitz

Steven's BIO:
After a career in business and information technology, Steven now enjoys studying and learning. He holds an undergraduate degree in Mathematics, an MBA from the Harvard Business School, and a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Minnesota. He is the author of Leadership and the Art of Struggle: How Great Leaders Grow Through Challenge and Adversity.

Renewal Shabbat Service

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Dear Renewal Friends,
Please join us on Shabbat morning, February 4th for our online Renewal service.

Together, as a community we will join hand in hand as we cross the Red Sea.

Our service is designed by Rabbi Leon & Jackie Olenick who will be joined by Rabbi Marc Labowitz, Bruce Solomon, Rebecca Itow, Chaiya Isenberg and Jan Courte. Our special guest, Rabbi Miles Krassen will offer an expressive D’var Torah.

Zoom room opens at 10:15 AM on Saturday, February 4. Service begins promptly at 10:30 AM Eastern Time.

The service will be on Zoom only.
TAO Members- If you wish to attend please identify yourself when you're in the "waiting room" with your name followed by TAO.
Guests-please register by email at [masked] to receive the Zoom details.

Shabbos Afternoon Learning with Rabbi Ruz Gulko, Music by Stephanie M.& Jorge G.

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Sweet and Holy Friends, join us for Shabbos Afternoon Learning with Rabbi Ruz Gulko, Music by Stephanie Mair & Jorge Guzman.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4 at 2 PM EST

Zoom: email [masked] for link and password

Join LIVE on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/rabbimarc.labowitz

Ruz Gulko BIO:
Ruz Gulko is a master educator, rabbi and chazzanit who has worked with most of the Jewish educational and religious institutions in the greater Seattle area since moving to Seattle in 1984. She has taught Judaic Studies and Hebrew at many different levels, and has worked training teachers, writing curricula, teaching in the general community and nationally.
In 2007, Ruz founded Gan Argaman, conducting from her home a Jewish educational lab and experimental school for students of all ages. Her student-centered, innovative approach to Jewish learning informs everything she does, with a particular passion for Torah’s radically humanistic & feminist message.
Ruz has also worked with Seattle Jewish Family Services, training clinical therapists in basic Judaism, and leading Rosh Chodesh ceremonies for survivors of domestic violence, and co-officiating at the Community Special Passover Seder.
She believes that if only people would sit down together and study Torah and eat chocolate, we could achieve world peace.