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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.




11/30 noon Come help Sisterhood build the  LARGEST CHOCOLATE GELT MOSAIC– bring your cameras.   more  info

         12/2 @ 10:45am Religious School Chanukah Assembly, parents welcomed!
Noon Children’s Chanukah Party flyer’
2pm Go for the Gelt!! Help break up our chocolate gelt mosaic and take some delicious gelt home!

12/7 @ 6pm Chanukah & New Member Dinner rsvp flyer
8pm Chanukah Shabbat Service, New Members Consecration, Choir Sings, Birthday & Anniversary Oneg


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.

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

DEC 2 at 10:45am Parents join us for Temple Israel’s Religious School CHANUKAH ASSEMBLY.

Celebrate Shabbat With Us

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

 Fri, Dec 7 Shabbat Chanukah,                   Fri Dec 21  I*Shabbat,                                All  Shabbat Services are opened to the Community.”Click here for schedule.



Download December 2018 schedule

MAT & CHAIR YOGA is back more info

STEAM WORKSHOPS  Dec 1, 8 & 15 for ages 5-13 sponsored by the AVIS Foundation must rsvp more info
12/9 10am – 1pm SEMI ANNUAL RUMMAGE SALE  more info
12/15 7:30pm ADULT ED Theatre Trip “SENIOR MOMENTS” rsvp
12/25 9am – noon Food Preparation Event


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 January 4, 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 Dec 21 more info



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. Thu 13

    CANCELLED Mat & Chair Yoga – all levels

    Relax and unwind with Denise. You
    Dec 13 @ 7:15pm - 8:15pm
  2. Fri 14

    Kabbalat Shabbat Service, Oneg

    Dec 14 @ 8:00pm - 9:00pm
  3. Sat 15

    Torah Study

    Dec 15 @ 10:00am - 11:00am
  4. Sat 15

    Shabbat Service

    Dec 15 @ 11:00am - 12:00pm

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