Welcome to Temple Israel

Join us for Shabbat evening services Friday at 7:30 p.m.
and Saturday morning services at 9 a.m.
followed by Torah Study

Temple-Shin-trans We are builders of Jewish faith – our focus as a sacred place of worship is central.
We are builders of Jewish learning – education for adults and children is essential to our mission.
We are builders of Jewish community – we hope to engage people of all ages and stages in sacred living.
We are builders of hope – over the years, we have elevated Temple Israel as the voice to the non-Jewish community.

 
 

gg57284561Israel springThink Spring and Mitzvah Day!
Mitzvah Day will be Sunday, June 1, 2014. Watch the Website for updates.  Also Follow Temple Israel Akron on Twitter.
Leaders:
Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank—Jim Levin
Battered Women’s Shelter—Anne Schwan
Family Promise—Dave and Cindy McBee
Sewing for Haiti—Nan Bartlett
Feed the Hungry at The American Red Cross—Kathy Snyder
Akron Urban League—Sabet Sabet, Elizabeth Fesler and Matt Petras   Nazareth Housing—Paul Preston    Open M—Aaila Haque      Project Linus—Ruth Huber       Ronald McDonald House—Erin Katz and Josh Mantel      Safe Landing for Boys—Howard Friedman   Summit County Metro Parks—David Aronson      United Disability—Susan Davis  Pot Luck Dinner—Audrey Baker and Carol Friedman
Get involved TODAY in this popular annual project, please contact Art Krakauer at (330) 867-3090 or artk661@sbcglobal.net

Please visit the Mitzvah Day website.

150thMARK YOUR CALENDARS AND BEGIN THE COUNTDOWN
TO APRIL 17 & 18, 2015 FOR
TEMPLE ISRAEL’S 150TH
MILESTONE BIRTHDAY PARTY!

A year of excitement and events that you, your family and friends won’t want to miss! The entire community will be “Celebrating the Past and Embracing the Future” of Temple Israel!

 

A Word From Rabbi Bob

JUDAISM AND THE MESSIANIC IDEA
Dear Friends,

The subject, “Jews and the Messianic Idea,” might seem like a contradiction in terms. Many of us grew up with the understanding that what distinguishes Judaism from Christianity is that we don’t believe in the Messiah.
However, Rabbi Sasonkin…., Continued…,