It began with a letter from Isaac H. Grancell to Jewish families in the South Bay, inviting them to a meeting about organizing a congregation. On August 21, 1946, this meeting was held and created the South Bay Jewish Community Center.View Page Details
The Temple Menorah congregation is made up of more than 300 families from the South Bay community including El Segundo, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Torrance and the communities on the Palos Verdes Peninsula who value a causal and comfortable life style.View Page Details
The word Chavurah comes from the Hebrew word "chaver," meaning friend. It is a small group of Temple families who want to share, learn, celebrate and enjoy Jewish life together in an informal friendly setting. Chavurah members form lasting bonds by creating a caring community. For Temple Menorah members who desire to be part of a more intimate community within the congregation we invite you to join a Chavurah!.View Page Details
Our board of trustees is made up of clergy and staff members as well as many volunteers who represent the congregation in many important temple- and community-related decisions.View Page Details
Looking to join a warm and welcoming Jewish community? We have fantastic programs for you whatever your age, gender or marital status.
Temple Menorah is comprised of families from the South Bay community including El Segundo, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Torrance and the communities on the Palos Verdes Peninsula who value a causal and comfortable life style.