Rabbi David Cantor
Temple Beth Shalom 3635 Elm Ave Long Beach, CA 90807
direct line:  (562) 726-4116
email:  rabbi@tbslb.org

Schedule a meeting with the Rabbi here.

From time to time Rabbi David Cantor sends out a message to the congregation. To read some of his past messages, please follow the links below:

June 14, 2021 – Leadership by the People, for the People

May 24, 2021 – An Honest Invitation? Adult Bar/Bat Mitzvah Classes

April 12, 2021 – Scale disease – Love the one you are with

March 23, 2021 – The Comfort of Monotony – Useful Links for Passover

March 15, 2021 – Niggun & Nourishment

March 8, 2021 – Fashioning a tent and planning a Seder – Kashering a Kitchen – Friday nights going forward

March 5, 2021 – Preparing for Passover – Pesach Guide 5781 – Sale of Hametz – Fast of the Firstborn

March 1, 2021 – Talking God Down from Disaster – the importance of tempering one’s passions

February 15, 2021 – Let’s Build a Tent! And Remember not to Remember Amalek

February 8, 2021 – A Biblical Approach to Dispute Resolution

February 1, 2021 – A Return to IN-PERSON Services. Also the Ten Commandments

January 25, 2021 – Schedule a Meeting, Create a Class, and Complaints in the Wilderness

January 11, 2021 – Anything you can do, I can make worse

January 8, 2021 – The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob

December 28, 2020 – A Blessing on Your Head


December 21, 2020
 – Enough! My son Joseph is still alive! – the downside of following the triennial cycle

December 14, 2020 – Judah’s surety:  I shall stand guilty before you forever

December 1, 2020 – Should Our Sister Be Treated as a Zonah?

November 23, 2020 – How Does Your Garden Grow

November 16, 2020 – Honor your Mother by deceiving your Father

November 9, 2020 – At the Well of Desire to Find a Bride

November 2, 2020 – Lot’s Hospitality should know bounds

October 26, 2020 – Abram Goes to War

September 11, 2020 – September 11

June 26, 2020 – Be Curious – Not Furious

June 19, 2020 – Black Lives Matter

June 12, 2020 – After the storm there comes a calm

May 22, 2020 – In the Wilderness

March 22, 2020 – Saying Kaddish Without a Minyan