Synagogue membership is about having an extended family present to share in your joys as well as in your sorrow. It is comforting to know that Temple Israel will be there for you in your darkest of hours when a loved one passes away. For our members as well as some extended family, our clergy will guide you through your mourning process. They will meet with you, conduct the service (at the synagogue, memorial chapel, or graveside), help you at the burial, and join you at your house of mourning. If you need help in selecting a cemetery or a funeral home, we are here for you.
Temple Israel leads adult Hebrew students through a two-year journey that culminates in an adult B’nei Mitzvah experience. This program can bring fulfillment to any adult who was unable to celebrate their becoming bar or bat mitzvah at the age of thirteen. Through preparation for this life-cycle event, a class of learners study Hebrew, Torah, […]
A wedding is the most beautiful and special time in the life of a couple. We at Temple Israel are always honored to be a part of such an important event. The clergy of Temple Israel are happy to guide you through the process from the moment of engagement through the breaking of the glass. […]
Students who continue their Religious School studies through twelfth grade are honored in a graduation ceremony that takes place at a Friday evening Shabbat service. The graduating students create and lead the worship service, sharing their Jewish journeys with the congregation through speeches and readings.