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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.

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, Jan 20 – No Religious School classes MLK holiday weekend.

Celebrate Shabbat With Us

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

Jan 4  No Shush Shabbat & Shabbat Family Services, Jan 11 Tu B’Shevat Oneg Shabbat,  Jan 18  I*Shabbat & Shabbat Shira

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



Download January 2019 schedule

MAT & CHAIR YOGA is back on Thu & Sun more info

COMEDY NIGHT at the Looney Bin, Sat, Jan 19 at 7pm download flyer

STEAM WORKSHOPS  on Jan. 26 for ages 5-13 sponsored by the AVIS Foundation must rsvp more info

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


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 Jan 18 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. Wed 23

    Hebrew School

    Jan 23 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
  2. Wed 23

    Ritual Meeting

    Jan 23 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Thu 24

    Mat & Chair Yoga – all levels

    Relax and unwind with Denise. You
    Jan 24 @ 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
  4. Fri 25

    Kabbalat Shabbat Service, Oneg

    Jan 25 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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