We are an inclusive and welcoming Reform Jewish congregation from diverse backgrounds joined together to celebrate Jewish culture, education, and the arts.
Beit Tikva first meets at the home of Dr. Sonny & Gail Rapoport in 1995.
Rabbi Levy graduated from the Hebrew Union College with honors in 1980, completing his Master’s thesis on the political Zionism of Martin Buber.
Beit Tikva is led by our president Elisheva Herrera and the board of directors.
CBT’s education center was created by our founding Rabbi, Leonard A. Helman z”l, 1926-2013 of blessed memory. He was well known in the greater Santa Fe area for bringing people from all backgrounds together. secular and observant Jews, and non-Jews. Rabbi Hellman gathered local clergy together and taught us the value of inclusivity.
Rabbi Helman created our library where classes are held. Our programs reflect Rabbi Helman’s desire to bring all of the community together. This is how Beit Tikva came to be known as the Synagogue Different in the City Different!
Rabbi Levy conducts Torah study every Saturday at 9:30 am via Zoom. See calendar for link.
Upcoming classes include Intersection of Judaism & Buddhism & Food for Recovering Jews. Stay tuned for dates and times.
Classes throughout the year featuring Kabbalah, preparatory classes for High Holidays, Psalms & Jewish scholars such as Rambam.
The Bnai Mitzvah Program is under the direction of our Rabbi.
Join us for a Friday night Shabbat evening service and Oneg!
If you’re interested in becoming a member, click below for more information.
Rabbi Martin Levy officiates weddings of all types. Click below to learn more.
Commentary written by Rabbi Martin Levy follows the Torah week by week as is customary.
Rabbi Levy’s quarterly message to the congregation as found in the quarterly update.
Elisheva Herrera’s quarterly timely and sometimes inspirational message.
The latest comings and goings at Beit Tikva including current and special events.
Prose, poetry, or other interesting writing by Clarke Fountain or another of our talented folks.
This Shabbat we begin the great adventure of Jacob. As soon as he leaves mother Rebecca’s managerial control, Jacob is on his own. Thus commences his maturation process. He runs
“Toldot,” meaning generations, immediately begins with the stories about Jacob and Esau. They are destined to be eternal rivals. This week’s sedrah is really about Jacob, and the next twenty
Our Torah portion is usually translated as the “life of Sarah,” but these opening verses actually deal with the death of the matriarch, Sarah. She is old in numbers, but
Our Torah portion begins with Abraham at the door of his tent, about to encounter three “men,” or strangers. The question is, who are these visitors, are they human or
Our Torah portion begins with the essential purpose for which the entire Hebrew Bible was written. It begins to trace the saga of the people of Israel, known as the
This entire Torah portion is given over to the adventures of Noah, one of the early humans on the earth. The purpose of these chapters is phenomenology. It seeks to
We begin our cycle of Torah readings this Shabbat, having completed the festival of Sukkot. Certainly we all know the opening words of Genesis, “in the beginning God created the
Mailing Address:Congregation Beit TikvaP.O. Box 24094Santa Fe, NM 87502
Synagogue Location:2230 Old Pecos TrailSanta Fe, NM 87505