Holidays

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Celebrating Purim, online and in-person!

Posted on March 9, 2021

Many thanks to the Ritual Committee members, Hebrew School students, Sisterhood, Rabba Kaya, and all the volunteers who created an array of programs for a socially-close and physically-distanced Purim celebration. With the generous support of the Cultural Endowment Fund, temple members enjoyed a variety of events, including: The family-friendly and interactive comedy show “Esther to Continue Reading »

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Passover at Temple Israel

Posted on March 9, 2021

Join Temple Israel for Passover! We have a great lineup of Passover events this year, informed by the Haggadah chosen for our virtual Community Seder on the second night of Passover, The Promise of the Land. Author and theologian Rabbi Ellen Bernstein will join us on Sunday, March 14 to discuss the inspiration for her Continue Reading »

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Purim is Coming!

Posted on February 4, 2021

Join Temple Israel for a great lineup of Purim events and fun! Sunday February 21, 11:00 am Baking with the Sisterhood: Hamantaschen Please join us via Zoom!  Recipe & Ingredient List Register to receive Zoom information   Sunday, February 21, 5:00pm Esther to the Rescue! A Purim comedy show for families Professional comedy troupe The Continue Reading »

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Tu Bi-Shvat Community Seder

Posted on January 13, 2021

We are preparing for a delightful and delicious Community Tu Bi-Shvat Seder on Wednesday, January 27, from 5:30 – 6:30 pm.     Print your “fridge flyer” with all the details! Curious about the origins of this festival? Read on for a lively explanation by Deborah Hirsch Mayer, VP, Ritual. The Why and What of Tu Continue Reading »