About Us

Welcome to Temple Beth Shalom of Boca Raton

Message from our President

I am Howard Rosenhouse, the President of Temple Beth Shalom of Boca Raton.  I invite you to visit and ultimately join our wonderful Temple family.  Our Synagogue is situated behind the walls of Century Village Boca, which is located at 19140 Lyons Road, between Kimberly Boulevard and Yamato Road.  Everyone is welcome to enjoy Beth Shalom. You need not be a resident of Century Village to enjoy all we have to offer.

Please call me at 561-483-5557 to make arrangements to meet with me.  I would be happy to inform you of our programs, religious services and other activities.

Our Shabbat services begin at 9:30 AM each Saturday morning. On Thursday mornings, we have a minyan service at 8:30 AM following by Bagels and .Bible (a light breakfast and discussion meeting with our Rabbi).

Our Clergy

Rabbi Michael Gold

A native of Los Angeles, Rabbi Gold received his BA in mathematics from the University of California at San Diego. He received his ordination from the Jewish Theological Seminary in 1979 and his PhD in the Public Intellectuals Program at Florida Atlantic University in 2016.

Prior to comings to Beth Shalom, Rabbi Gold served as the Senior Rabbi at Temple Beth Torah in Tamarac, Florida for 32 years.  He also served congregations in Pittsburgh and Upper Nyack, NY.

Rabbi Michael and Evelyn Gold are the parents of three children and one grandchild.

Cantor Sagee Goldenholz

Our own Cantor Goldenholz was born in Cleveland, Ohio and grew up surrounded by Jewish music.  He began his musical education at age five studying classical piano.  At the early age of 19, Sagee began his career as a Cantor and soon after he was appointed to his first pulpit in South Florida.  He has performed with the Florida Grand Opera, Palm Beach Opera and in various concerts and recitals throughout Florida and abroad.  He is a graduate of the University of Miami and he and his wife, Shera, have three children.

Leadership

Howard Rosenhouse

President

Phyllis Weiss Kinsler

Vice President of Entertainment and Communications

Leslie Fox

Vice President, Sisterhood President

Judith Gannon

Vice President of the Ritual Committee

Jeffrey Waldman

Men’s Club President
Vice President of Temple Beth Shalom

Stanley Siegel

Financial Secretary, Business Manager

Service Times

Shabbat morning services begin at 9:30 AM and Thursday minyan  begins at 8:30 AM.
Shabbat morning services, morning minyan, and holiday services are held in the Florence and Julius Gorbaty Sanctuary. But don’t plan on leaving after services.  There is always a Kiddush and you will most ikely get involved in a “Kiddush Conversation” with your table mates.

Rabbi Gold’s Bagels & Bibles breakfast/class takes place on Thursday mornings, immediately following the Thursday morning minyan.

Judith Gannon’s Hebrew class takes place at 10:00 AM on Tuesday mornings.

If you wish to have an Aliyah or an English Reading, please contact our Ritual Director, Judith Gannon by calling the Synagogue office or sending a message on the Contact Us page of the website.

Membership

There are many benefits to membership in Temple Beth Shalom.

A tour of the Temple is available as well as discussion of the benefits of membership. Please call the Temple at (561) 483-5557. Temple President, Howard Rosenhouse, would be happy to meet with you any weekday morning. Also, we would be happy to see you at Shabbat services on Saturday mornings.

Click Here for our Membership Application

The 10 top reasons why should be a member of Temple Beth Shalom.

10. You receive the Beth Shalom monthly bulletin alerting you of all the upcoming events and programs.

9. Low individual membership dues.

8. First year free membership in the Sisterhood and Mens Club.

7. Participation in the many programs by the Mens Club, Sisterhood, Adult Education and Choir.

6. Access to our in-house soon to be Worlld Famous Diamond Kosher Caterers.

5. Complementary services of our clergy for your life cycle events.

4. Special membership rate on Synagogue programs and High Holiday Services.

3. Monitoring your Yahrzeits, life cycle events, and receiving honors at Shabbat and Holiday Services.

2.  Spiritual Clergy led services in a traditional, yet modern Conservative Style.

And the number one reason to belong to Temple Beth Shalom – –

1. You may arrive as a stranger, but you will leave as a friend!

Facilities

If you are planning a simcha, and need a facility, Temple Beth Shalom has various options to fulfill your needs. Temple Beth Shalom is a kosher facility. Our beautiful Florence and Julius Gorbaty Sanctuary has a maximum seating capacity of 650.

Our attractive Lupa Ballroom can provide occupancy for up to 350.