Temple Israel in the News


Temple Israel is an active congregation.  Here are some links to Temple Israel in the news….

75 years serving our community

Staten Island Advance May 2021

. It was 1948. Holocaust memories were raw when a group of Staten Islanders formed our first Reform synagogue. Temple Israel marks 75 years. – silive.com



The ladies of Sisterhood get together to create the largest mosaic made with over 7800 pieces of chocolate gelt.

Staten Island Advance, November 30, 2018



Rosh Hashanah 101, our very own Rochelle Maltz talks about the food and traditions of the Jewish New Year.

Staten Island Advance, September 9, 2018



West Brighton mom, our very own Alina Shteynberg puts the culture in the cooking and talks about her upcoming cooking class for children.

Staten Island Advance, August 24, 2018



Temple Israel Interfaith LGBT Service

Staten Island Advance, May 15, 2017 https://www.silive.com/news/2012/11/staten_island_war_hero_recount.html


Rabbi Michael Howald is honored by Project Hospitality

Staten Island Advance May 9, 2017   https://www.silive.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2017/05/brunch_celebrates_life-saving.html


Our very own Brooke Lopez is a L’Dor V’Dor Honoree

Staten Island Advance May 3, 2017 https://www.silive.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2017/05/jcc_honors_4_women_at_ldor_vdor_luncheon_in_sea_view.html


Congratulations to our very own Rabbi Michael Howald who Is NY1 Staten islander of the Week

NY1 October 7, 2016




JCC L’Dor V’Dor Awards,  May 2016




Check out our ad featured in the Staten Island Advance, August 2015


Welcome to our Open House


Staten Island Advance, June 2015


Bryn Biren is honored at JCC L’Dor V’Dor Celebration Luncheon

Staten Island Advance April 26, 2015  https://www.silive.com/news/2015/04/4_women_honored_at_ldor_vdor_a.html


Reaching out to our community…food prep  for El Centro.


Staten Island Advance, December 26, 2014


Temple Israel Golden Gala Celebration.


Staten Island Adance, June 5, 2014


Holocaust Memorial Services


Staten Island Advance, April 25, 2014


The Social Action Committee adds a summer cook in for Project Hospitality


Staten Island Advance, August 30, 2013


Saluting our Temple Israel 2013 Gala Honorees


Staten Island Advance, July 5, 2013



Tallit workshop women create their very own personalized prayer shawls


Staten Island Advance, June 28, 2013



Our Adult Confirmation Class of 5773 on their two year achievement.


Staten Island Advance, Friday, May 24, 2013.


We are very proud of our congregant Herbert Gross,  a true hero.

Staten Island Advance Nov. 11, 2012 https://www.silive.com/news/2012/11/staten_island_war_hero_recount.html


Mah Jongg ladies donate school supplies.


Wed, Sept 5, 2012 courtesy of Staten Island Advance/SILive


Temple Israel celebrates Shabbat & Havadah Services with Progressive Temple Beth Ahavath Sholom at Floyd Bennet Field Community Gardens in Brooklyn


Fri, July 13, 2012 courtesy of Staten Island Advance/SILive.com  


Muslims and Jews Search for the Binds That Tie

Staten Island Advance Dec 12, 2011  https://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2011/12/muslims_and_jews_search_for_th.html


Temple Israel welcomes Rabbi Michael Howald


Staten Island Advance July 2, 2010


Brotherhood of Temple Israel helps out Lifestyles for the Disabledhttps://www.silive.com/westshore/index.ssf/2010/06/a_day_for_do-gooders_from_temp.html

Staten Island Advance, June 17, 2010


Our Knitting Club meets at Sunrise Assisted Living


Staten Island Advance March 26, 2009