Beverly Hills Temple of the Arts (BHTOTA) is a Jewish synagogue led by Rabbi David Baron, Cantor Ilysia Pierce, and Music Director Sharon Farber. BHTOTA specializes in Shabbat services, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Weddings, funerals, baby namings, Jewish education for adults, converting to Judaism, amazing High Holy Day services, party hosting and venue rentals.
Beverly Hills Temple of the Arts (BHTOTA) mission is to promote the spirit & teachings of Judaism through music, art, drama, dance and film. Since 1992, Rabbi David Baron's dynamic spiritual leadership continues to excite and inspire the congregation.
BHTOTA first rented and soon acquired the historic Wilshire Theatre, renamed The Saban Theatre. Now, BHTOTA is the largest arts & entertainment-industry synagogue in the US and continues to grow with ground breaking creative endeavors. The widely attended services include engaging, educational and entertaining components. Rabbi Baron is author of the inspirational Marc Chagall High Holy Day prayer book, Scared Moments, and the art & meditation siddur, Scared Space.
BHTOTA is also proud to announce that every year our Temple's Yom Kippur service is broadcast nationally on JLTV and webcast internationally on the Armed Forces Network reaching those who are homebound and unable to make it to Temple.