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"Humanity, NOT" with Dr. Ari Babaknia

Join us on Wednesday, April 30 at 8:15 PM in the Blue Room.  Guest speaker, Dr. Ari Babaknia, a physician by profession who has dedicated himself to Holocaust education, will speak about his book, Humanity, NOT.  As part of his effort to bring Holocaust awareness to a wider audience and to counter Holocaust denial, Dr. Babaknia, a Persian Jew, has also directed research for a multi-volume study of the Holocaust  written in Farsi.  His presentation will be of interest to the entire community.  Co-sponsored by TILL, SHAI , IAJF of NY and IMA and Shoah Committee

Our Purim Celebration 2014

Purim at Temple Israel was not only a time for the Megillah reading, but also a time for members, lay leaders and our clergy to show off their "Puim finest".  Our 2014 super hero theme was a hit this year.  Click here to see more photos.

Waxman High School & Youth House Trip to Prague and Israel

Temple Israel sent 34 Waxman High School teens on a tour of Prague and Israel during their February school break, led by Rabbi Seth Adelson, Danny Miskin and Moji Pourmoradi. The group came home with life-long experiences.

World Wide Wrap 2014

Every year Temple Israel join thousands of Jews around the world to celebrate and teach the mitzvah of tefillin.  This event is sponsored by the Men's Club.

Hanukkah 2013

The Temple Israel family celebrates Hanukkah together.

Welcome Back Summer BBQ 2013

Temple Israel officially welcomes back the congregation back for the fall season at its annual barbeque, hosted by the officers and members of the Board of Trustees.  The BBQ is held in the Courtyard and gives members a chance to catch up with friends after a busy summer, over good food and conversation.  

9/11 Memorial Service

Each year since the terrorist strikes a special memorial service is held for the congregation and community sponsored by the Men's Club.  Members of the congregation meet in the Temple Israel lobby and walk to the Village of Saddle Rock's 9/11 Memorial Bridge, which has a commanding view of the World Trade Center as well as the disaster which struck it on September 11, 2001.

Waxman High School and Youth House Geniza Day

The Waxman High School and Youth House held a Geniza Day in August, marked by a number of teens, parents and Rabbi Seth Adelson, who sorted through old religious books and objects, digging a huge hole and ceremoniously burying the sacred items outside the WaxmanYouth House.

Beth HaGan Nursery School Sukkot Celebration 2013

The Beth HaGan Nursery School students started the Sukkot holiday by decorating the Sukkah, where they ate snacks and lunches and had an awesome celebration sing-along with the Rabbis.  They danced and shook the lulav and etrog and recited the special holiday blessings.

Celebrate Israel Parade 2013

The Temple Israel family marched up Fifth Avenue in this year's Celebrate Israel Parade which which took place on Sunday, June 2.  We have had the largest showing of any Conservative synagogue for the last two years.  See more photos...

Waxman High School and Youth House

The Waxman Hebrew High School and Youth House provides a wide variety of ways for teens to be connected, engaged, and active in our extraordinary teen-aged Jewish community.

Great Neck Memorial Day Parade

We represent our country’s fallen heroes by marching in the Great Neck Memorial Day Parade every year!  See more photo...

PJ Library - Free Jewish Books for Children!

Sign up to receive FREE Jewish books and music every month for your child(ren) ages 6 months to 8 years!  Enroll now!

Yom Ha'atzmaut March for Israel

Temple Israel marches with Israel on Yom Ha'atzmaut — Israel Independence Day.

Religious School Sukkot Celebration 2013

Religious School families enjoy food, fun and fellowship in the Sukkah.  Click here to see more......