Temple Israel of Great Neck

Where Tradition Meets Change


Dedication of the New Prayer Book Guide

Saturday, September 24 (following Shabbat Kiddush)

Please join us in the dedication of the new Chapel Prayer Guide in memory of Rita and Louis Emanuel, founding members of the Temple Israel Congregation.  Donated byt the Emanuel Family.

Selihot Service and Program

Saturday, September 24 beginning at 8:45 PM

Join us on Saturday night for Selihot service and program to usher in the High Holy Days for 5777! Starting at 8:45 PM in the Blue Room with refreshments followed by "Praise from East and West": a festive Selihot service at 9:30 PM in the Sanctuary featuring "Ashkenazi and Sephardi Traditions and Melodies" jointly led by Cantor Raphael Frieder and special guest, Cantor Farid Dardashti.

Welcome Back Event

Sunday, September 25 from 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Temple Israel officially welcomes back the congregation back for the fall season at its annual welcome back event, hosted by the officers and members of the Board of Trustees.  The event will held in the Courtyard and gives members a chance to catch up with friends after a busy summer, over good food and conversation.  Click here to see this year's photos.

Fundraising Events You Don't Want to Miss

Have your confidential paper waste shredded, get tickets to the performance of Der Yiddisher Mikado, or commemorate a joyous life cycle event by purchasing a leaf, pomegranate or stone on our Tree of Life.  Click here for all the details.

Benefit Concert to Support Meir Panim

Save the Date - Sunday, November 6, 5:30 PM

Join the Long Island Jewish Community for a benefit concert to support Meir Panim and the urgent needs of disadvantage children in Israel. Featuring our very own Cantor Raphael Frieder and other world-renowned cantors.  5:30 PM, VIP Reception; 7:00 PM, Concert. Click here to RSVP.

Men's Club Trip to the Jets Game

Sunday, November 13 from 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Cost: $180/person (includes round trip bus from TIGN, tailgate BBQ, upper level end zone tickets to the game.)  All men and women are welcome. QUESTIONS?  Contact Rabbi Schweber.  RSVP and payment due by September 8 to Jodi at (516) 482-7800 ext. 1105. Click here for details.

World Wide Wrap 2016

Every year Temple Israel join thousands of Jews around the world to celebrate and teach the mitzvah of tefillin.  This year, once again, the Temple Israel Men's Club, led by Rabbi Howard Stecker, Rabbi Daniel Schweber, Rabbi Amy Roth and Cantor Raphael Frieder joined Jews around the world to celebrate this mitzvah.  This event is sponsored by Temple Israel Men's Club.   Click here to see more.

TIGN Religious School Celebrating Hanukkah
Start Your Day Off Right

You are cordially invited to come and join us for the weekday minyan:

Monday & Thursday at 6:45 AM
Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday at 7:00 AM
and on Sunday Mornings minyan is at 8:15 AM.  At the conclusion of Sunday minyan join us for coffee, tea, fresh bagels and cream cheese in the Blue Room (This is ongoing every Sunday except for Fast Days).

Beth HaGan Torah Science Fair

The annual Beth HaGan Science Torah Fair is always a spectacular event displaying creative artwork linked to topics studied in the Torah by our pre-schoolers.  Click here to view more photos.

Waxman High School and Youth House Geniza Day

The Waxman High School and Youth House holds a Geniza Day in the summer, marked by a number of teens, parents and a member of our clergy.  They sort through old religious books and objects, digg a huge hole and ceremoniously bury the sacred items outside the WaxmanYouth House.