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We are an extended family dedicated to preserving and continuing over 200 years of Jewish heritage, values and traditions. Offering in-person and remote services.

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From Freedom to Revelation

Dear friends, Four weeks ago, we celebrated the holiday of Pesach, our Festival of Freedom. Around our tables we enacted the historic journey of the Israelites out of slavery. Perhaps...

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Rabba Kaya Stern-Kaufman
Portsmouth Stands Together

Dear friends, As mentioned in today’s “This Week” bulletin, a suspect has been charged in connection with the February vandalism at Temple Israel and other Portsmouth locations. We are grateful for...

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Join us for a Scholar-in-Residence Shabbaton

Temple Israel’s Shabbaton featuring Reb Simcha Raphael, Ph.D., Scholar-In-Residence June 9-10, 2023 Exploring Jewish Views of the Afterlife Join us for a Scholar-in-Residence Shabbaton. We will explore views of the...

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