This data was last updated on 25 September 2018.
History: Temple Beth David was founded in 1960 by second and third generation American Jews living on the South Shore. The temple building, which is handicap accessible, includes a sanctuary, classroom facilities, a library, and a social hall.
Description: Temple Beth David is unique in its role as a center for service to the Jewish deaf, including working with a number of deaf and hearing impaired students at its school. The temple, which is equipped with a TTY machine, offers an ASL-interpreted family service on the first Friday of each month as well as on all holidays. Educationally, Beth David offers a Hebrew and religious school for children, family education, and a wide variety of adult education classes on topics such as Bible study, Jewish tradition and literature, and world religions. There are also several committees and discussion groups, including an ongoing discussion for intermarried couples.
Activities and Schedule: Friday Shabbat Service 8:00 P.M. (7:30 P.M. on the first Friday of the month); Saturday Shabbat Service 10:30 A.M. preceded by Torah study at 9:30 A.M. Please call for holiday service information.