Here is the latest information about what Temple Israel is doing about the Covid-19 pandemic:
•       Temple Israel is monitoring all public information and will follow any directives regarding public assembly and school.
•       We urge everyone to take any symptoms seriously and not wait to seek medical advice as well as refraining from attending any event if experiencing any feelings of ill health.
•       We have accelerated the cleaning of public areas including stairway handrails and the bathrooms.
•       Food at Temple events will not be “self serve.”
You can get current information here:
•       NYC Department of Health Portal:
•       NYC Department of Health Coronavirus page & test results: NYC DOH CORONAVIRUS UPDATES
•       US Government CDC center website portal:
Also, SiriusXM radio has made an information channel, 121, available to all radios regardless of subscription status.
We have cancelled or postponed certain events:
•       Yoga is suspended until further notice due to instructor professional conflicts.
•       The Songbook concert scheduled for 3/14 has been postponed until 6/20
•       Rabbi’s “boot camp” Hebrew classes for 3/18 & 3/25 are postponed until May.
•       The 3/20 Shabbat Shalom dinner is cancelled.  Reservations will be honored for 5/15 dinner
•       The Sisterhood meeting of 3/29 is cancelled
First Night Community Seder on April 8 please read our cancellation notice
E-mail updates are being sent to those on our Wednesday News & Notes and E-Shalom distribution lists.  If you do not receive those e-mails, please contact Lara in the Temple Office to be added — (718) 727-2231