We join together to celebrate our holidays throughout the year, including Rosh Hashanah, a sweet beginning; breaking the fast as a community after the final blast of the shofar on Yom Kippur; gathering in our sukkah for songs and snacks; dancing to a live klezmer band on Simchat Torah; eating latkes and lighting candles together on Hanukkah; greeting Purim with groggers, hamentashen, Megillah reading and a Purim carnival; holding community seders for Pesach and Tu B’Shevat; and learning a bit of Torah together on Shavuot.



Upcoming Holiday Information

Tikkun Leil Shavuot

8:00 pm, Saturday, June 4

Please join us for an evening gathering to learn together and celebrate the beginning of the festival of Shavuot, which commemorates the giving of the Torah to the Jewish people.

Includes a cheesecake social!

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Temple Israel has a great lineup of Holiday and Event programming.
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Previous Holidays & Festivals

Lag BaOmer Field Day, Bonfire, & Family Picnic

Join us for an afternoon of field games, archery, low ropes, gaga, and of course a bonfire! Let’s celebrate the middle of the Omer the way it was meant to be… with lots of fun! Pack a picnic dinner, we’ll provide the rest! Don’t miss this event, bring the whole family! Venue address provided after Continue Reading »

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Community Seder

More than a hundred members, guests, and visitors  gathered in the Social Hall on April 15, the first night of Passover, for a joyful community celebration. Many thanks to all those who attended, service leader Rabba Kaya with guest musicians Lisa Lipkin and Jay Hitt, and most especially to the crew of  volunteers, ably led Continue Reading »

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Community Passover Seder

Plans for an in-person Community Passover Seder on Friday, April 15, are coming together quickly! Kindly register to indicate your interest. More information and order reservation form coming soon. Join with the temple community in this relaxed evening of food, wine, friends, and celebration of freedom. Under the current Covid code Green protocols, indoor mask-wearing Continue Reading »

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High Holidays and Fall Festivals 2020

This past High Holiday and fall festival season was like no other in a wide variety of ways, but at Temple Israel we made the most of it. Rediscover the sermons, songs, prayers and teachings.

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