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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.



The largest Chocolate Gelt Mosaic was constructed at Temple Israel. IT WAS AMAZING!

Sisterhood has done it again. The ladies got together to create the largest and most delicious mosaic made with chocolate gelt.

Check out the pictures!

Read all about it in the Staten Island Advance 




Young Family Connections

tiyoungfamiliesmoduleThanks to the generosity of Dr.Ron Avis Foundation, a number of young families can join our great community at a reduced rate and enjoy many free activities & tuition free Hebrew School.

3/9  Children’s Museum flyer
3/16 STEAM Classes
3/17 Magic & Pizza flyer
3/23 STEAM Classes
3/30 Nobel Maritime Museum 

More info.



Sun, 9:30am-noon
Wed 4:30pm-6:00pm
Give your child the best start ever with our quality Hebrew & Religious school education.    Age appropriate curriculum from ages 3 to teen confirmation.  More info

Sun Feb 17 & 25 & Wed 2/20  No Religious & Hebrew School classes. 

Celebrate Shabbat With Us

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

Mar 1  No Shush Shabbat & Shabbat Family Services,  Feb 15  I*Shabbat 

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



Download February 2019 schedule

MAT & CHAIR YOGA is back on Thu & Sun more info     note: Sunday Yoga Feb, 10 is Cancelled.

Sun, Mar 3 Last Day to order Shalach Manot bags for Purim. Do the Mitzvah and order NOW

Wed, Mar 20 Purim Shpiel  flyer

Sun, Mar 24 noon Purim Carnival flyer

Sun Mar 31 10am-1pm Semi Annual RUMMAGE SALE flyer


E-Shalom Bulletin

Growing & Nurturing Our Jewish Experience


MAT & CHAIR YOGA AT TEMPLE ISRAEL- suitable for all levels, come see for yourself every Thursday night 7:15 – 8:15pm.  Sunday night Yoga from 6:00-7:00pm  more info

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 meet February 1, 2019  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*Shabbat meets Feb 15  more info

Kabbalat Shabbat Services every 2nd, 3rd and 4th Friday at 8pm followed by Oneg.        

Torah Study every Saturday at 10am followed by Shabbat Service at 11am.



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.


Upcoming Events

  1. Sat 23

    Torah Study

    Feb 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  2. Sat 23

    Shabbat Service

    Feb 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  3. Sun 24

    No Purim Shpiel Rehearsal

    Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  4. Sun 24

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

    A great way to start the
    Feb 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm