Welcome to Temple Israel

Join us for Shabbat evening services Friday at 6:15 p.m.
and Saturday morning Torah Study at 9 a.m.
followed by Services

 

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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.

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A Word From Rabbi Brown


Go and seek . . .

In an 18th century Hasidic tale, we are taught that Rabbi Baruch’s grandson was playing hide-and-seek with another boy. He hid himself well and waited for his playmate to find him. After waiting a long time, he came from his hiding place, but the other boy was nowhere in sight. Now he realized that the boy had not even looked for him. Weeping, he came to his grandfather to complain of his faithless friend. Rabbi Baruch’s eyes, too, brimmed with tears and he said, “God says the same thing: I hide, but no one wants to seek Me!”
For the past six months Continued…,