Meaning “forward,” Temple Israel’s Kadimah program for 7th and 8th graders is designed as a stepping stone toward the high school Youth Group. These students have greater autonomy and are given opportunities to participate in planning events. Each year’s program gives participants a taste of the religious, social, and community action aspects of Temple life. Events are often co-planned with Club 56 to allow Kadimah students the opportunity to take on leadership roles. Eighth graders are encouraged to attend the high school Youth Group’s spring events and to start becoming active members of this group.In the past, our schedule has included: barbecues, volunteering at the local soup kitchen, hibachi night, trip to Sportime USA, shul-in sleepover, Chanukah party for special needs children, ski trip, lounge night, baseball game, movie night, chocolate seder, and Maccabiah (Olympics).
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 […]
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. […]