News & Updates

Leadership Statement on Vandalism

Posted on April 12, 2024

On Monday night, April 8, 2024, an unknown individual intentionally smashed two antique light sconces on the front of our synagogue. These light fixtures have stained-glass panels on three sides that feature a Jewish star design. The perpetrator struck the glass directly on the Stars of David in a deliberate desecration of our sacred space and a bigoted attack on our faith community.

Gathering tonight in support of Israel

Posted on October 10, 2023

The news from Israel continues to worsen as more innocent lives are lost and the reign of terror continues. The situation is dire and heartbreaking. We are all connected and we feel it. We have many community members who are Israeli and/or have family members and dear friends in Israel.

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Annual Appeal Launches!

Posted on November 4, 2022

The 2022 Annual Fund Appeal preserves our sukkat shlomekha — shelter of peace — keeping us safe from the storms of nature and offering a welcoming center for Jewish study, prayer, celebrations, and culture. This year’s Annual Fund focuses on two essential areas identified by our Temple Board. Roof and Air Handlers After 35 years, the air handlers that cool Continue Reading »

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Register for the High Holidays

Posted on September 16, 2022

Shalom, The High Holidays are a little over one week away! If you plan to attend High Holiday services at Temple Israel, either virtually or in person, we need to know! So please sign up today. You can register in a few ways: Return the printed form in the mailer that was sent out this Continue Reading »

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Shabbat Services Canceled for weekend of 5/13 & 5/14

Posted on May 13, 2022

Unfortunately, due to a combination of illness / lack of availability among the congregation’s clergy and lay leadership, there will be NO Shabbat services held at Temple Israel on Friday night (5/13) or Saturday morning (5/14). Hebrew School classes WILL meet in person as scheduled. Shabbat morning Yoga WILL meet in person as scheduled.   Continue Reading »

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Don’t Miss Temple Israel’s Annual Meeting!

Posted on May 2, 2022

Calling all Congregants Temple Israel will be holding our Annual Meeting on Monday, May 9, with a hot dog supper at 5:30 pm and business meeting starting promptly at 6:00pm. All members are encouraged to join to hear from your leadership and cast your votes. A Zoom option will also be available. This year’s agenda includes: Continue Reading »

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Hats & Hands for Ukraine

Posted on March 10, 2022

Temple Israel is collecting hats, gloves, and mittens in new or like-new condition for men, women, and children of Ukraine. Donations will be accepted through March 31, 2022, and will be forwarded to Ukraine on a rolling basis. Thank you for your kindness.                

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Welcome Allison Miller

Posted on February 3, 2022

Our new Shabbat morning yoga instructor 9:00 am, selected Saturdays. Please see the website calendar for upcoming dates! Practicing Hatha Yoga since 1997, Allison has trained with a wide range of teachers on specialties including mindfulness-based stress reduction, trauma-sensitive yoga, and meditation practices. A licensed Clinical Psychologist, Health Service Psychologist, and teacher, Allison approaches each Continue Reading »

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Upcoming Speakers Presented by the Israel Affairs Committee

Posted on February 3, 2022

Hand in Hand Schools Zoom Presentation 10:30 am, Sunday, March 13 Throughout its history, Israel’s national education system has operated separate schools for Jewish and Arab children. Hand in Hand exists to overcome this historic division through a growing network of bilingual, integrated and multicultural schools and communities. Hand in Hand schools serve both Jewish Continue Reading »

Leaving Afghanistan

Supporting Afghan Refugees in NH

Posted on November 15, 2021

The Tikkun Olam Committee is pleased to welcome Dr. Barrett Ward on Tuesday, December 14, for “Leaving Afghanistan,” to discuss his involvement in helping over 40 Afghans leave their country. Please join us for what promises to be an educational and interesting conversation. New Hampshire will be the new home for Afghan evacuees in the Continue Reading »