TBA in the Media




A shul’s new shuk: Oakland’s Beth Abraham highlights local artists in online shop
Thursday, January 7, 2010. By Amanda Pazornik.

Shul of rock: Oakland’s Beth Abraham spawns new CDs from rabbi and cantor. Article by Dan Pine. Thursday, November 5, 2009.

Outi Gould, Temple Beth Abraham/Bet Sefer Avraham: Helen Diller Family Award for Excellence in Jewish Education.

Cantor Richard Kaplan of Temple Beth Abraham in Oakland has released a new CD, “The Hidden One,” a collection of Jewish mystical songs.
Photojournalist Bryan Schwartz arrived in Sefwi Wiawso, Ghana, after three days of travel….
In partnership with Rebuilding Together Oakland, 40 members of Piedmont’s Kehilla Community Synagogue and Oakland’s Temple Beth Abraham turned out to repaint, replumb and rewire the Oakland home of Alberta Reed….
A week ago, Temple Beth Abraham, located just 7.5 miles west of the shootings, announced it would be collecting donations for the children of the slain officers…

Rabbi Mark’s 2008 Rosh HaShanah Sermon on YouTube

The East Bay Express has named Temple Beth Abraham the “best place to worship” in the East Bay.  This includes not only synagogues, but churches as well.  A link to the article is below:

Oakland Rabbi Sends Singles to Dating Site
By Rebecca Rosen Lum
San Jose Mercury News

Cantor Richard Kaplan sings the “Niggun of the Alter Rebbe” in prime time, the February 5 episode of the television show “House” on Fox  entitled “Don’t Ever Change”. The episode revolves around a Baal Teshuva Jewish woman who becomes ill, and it begins with her wedding where Cantor Kaplan’s song is played.  To view the episode, go to: http://www.fox.com/fod/player.htm?show=house.

Temple Beth Abraham marks centennial and changes
Oakland Tribune
September 9, 2007

Oakland’s Beth Abraham marks its 100th year
By Joe Eskenazi, Staff writer
July 20, 2007