Celebrate Shabbat With Us

candlesKabbalat Shabbat,  Family Shabbat ,  I-Shabbat, No Shush Shabbat  &   Torah Study. Find your perfect Shabbat!

All Shabbat Services are opened to the Community.”Click here for schedule.

Welcome to our Home

temple14Temple Israel welcomes families and individuals of all lifestyles and life choices as well as those with special needs.  Join us and find out how good it feels to be part of an inclusive Jewish tradition. Temple Israel..the community that welcomes the stranger and lets no one stand alone.



Young Family Connections

tiyoungfamiliesmoduleYoung families  can join our great community at a very low cost and enjoy many exciting events! Sponsored by the Dr. Ronald Avis Foundation for Temple Israel. 

More info.


Growing & Nurturing Our Jewish Experience


MAT & CHAIR YOGA AT TEMPLE ISRAEL- suitable for all levels, come see for yourself on every Thursday night 7:15 – 8:15pm.  Sunday night Yoga from 6:00-7:00pm will resume in October 2018.

NO SHUSH SHABBAT, 1st Friday of the month at 6pm: a 1/2 hour Shabbat Service for special needs children and their families. RSVP 718.727.2231 will resume Oct 5, 2018  more info

I*SHABBAT, 3rd Friday of the month at 6pm: a 35 minute lively, interactive Shabbat Service for young children and their families. I I*Shabbat resumes Oct 19 more info



Mon nights, July 31, Aug 6, 13, 20 & 27 TALLIT Workshop with Phyllis is back!  download flyer 

Sun, Aug 12 at 5pm Family Movie Night, wear your pajamas!  more info

Sun, Aug 19 at 5pm Temple Israel sponsors Friendship Dinner, bring your favorite dairy or vegetarian dish! more info on this and future dinners

Tues, Aug 21 at 7pm Learn about the history of Greenbelt then hike it! Meet at the Greenbelt Nature Center. Adults only. flyer

Fri, Aug 24 LAST DAY to get your name on Sisterhood’s beautiful New Year Card designed by Phyllis and wish everyone a happy 5779 . download form 

Order your Lulav & Etrog for Sukkot download order  form




Reaching out to Our Community Temple Israel is actively involved with coordinating the efforts of the congregation’s activities, fulfilling the mitzvah of tikkun olam, repairing the world. We have formed strong alliances with various organizations to help achieve our goals. We are the proud originators of the Staten Island Community Days. Check out “Our Affiliates” page under Community..  

  familysideWe LOVE families at TEMPLE ISRAEL.

Thanks to the generosity of the Dr. Ronald Avis Foundation for Temple Israel, young families (up to 10) will become members of our congregation at a greatly reduced rate and enjoy a a year of fun programming for BOTH parents and children at no additional cost..  In addition, there is tuition FREE Youth Religous & Hebrew School for all of our members. Your family is always welcome to come and join our family and be a part of our great community.

Join us for our fun family oriented events.


E-Shalom Bulletin

Upcoming Events

  1. Sat 18

    Torah Study

    Aug 18 @ 10:00am - 11:00am
  2. Sat 18

    Shabbat Service

    Aug 18 @ 11:00am - 12:00pm
  3. Sun 19

    Loving Staten Island Friendship Dinners at Temple Israel

    This is one of a monthly
    Aug 19 @ 5:00pm - 7:30pm
  4. Sun 19

    Mat & Chair Yoga – all levels- sponsored by the Avis Foundation

    A great way to start the
    Aug 19 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

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