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5777 DAYS OF AWE
Materials for this year's Days of Awe were mailed out to our congregants in mid-July. If you have not received the mailing, please contact the synagogue by email or call Susan Galla at ext.112. Non-members are welcome to contact Sandy Silverstein, Interim Executive Director, about the availability of seating for the Days of Awe.
View the complete PDF of the congregational mailing >>
Learn more about the Days of Awe at Temple Israel Center >>
SIDDUR LEV SHALEM DEDICATIONS
Temple Israel Center will be transitioning to the Conservative Movement’s new prayerbook, Siddur Lev Shalem. We are offering our congregants the opportunity to make personal dedications (in honor of and/or in memory of ...) for the siddurim. This is a beautiful way to remember, honor or recognize someone special by passing on the Jewish text from generation to generation.
Click here to dedicate a new siddur >>
READ ABOUT EDUCATIONAL INNOVATION
AT TEMPLE ISRAEL CENTER!
So Shall You Make It:
Igniting Change in Congregational Learning,
It seems congregational schools have always operated as they do today. Is change possible? Nancy Parkes, TIC's Director of Congregational Learning, takes up the challenge.
The Shorashim Model
A documentary by the Jewish Education Project,
and companion article by Rachel Delia Benaim
My In-site-ful Journey to Temple Israel Center's Shorashim Model of Learning
by Suri Jacknis, Associate Director of the Department of Congregational Learning at The Jewish Education Project
Learning is Everywhere at Temple Israel Center
by Jason Edelstein
click here to read the article as it appeared in The Jewish Link>>
Changing the Negative Narrative of Synagogue Education
by Nancy Parkes
The TIC community would like to stay in touch with our college/graduate students who are studying away from home. More>>
Please contact Ellen Salant to join our Minyan Initiative, a group of TIC volunteers who sign up to attend the daily evening minyan on a rotating basis. and commit one evening of their choice each month. Visit our Minyan Initiative Monthly Calendar.
Welcome to the TIC NURSERY SCHOOL, a nurturing community of growth and learning. We are dedicated to providing a unique, comprehensive, enriching environment in which our children can achieve their full potential—socially, emotionally, creatively, cognitively, physically, and Jewishly.
Read our Family Handbook >>
Contact Lisa Schwartz, Shorashim Religious School Director, for more information.
Havurat Torah (7-12)
Teens in grades 7-12 continue their Jewish education in our high school program, HAVURAT TORAH, on Wednesday nights from 6:30-8:45 pm, and learn how the Jewish values they experience can inform the choices they make every day. Jewish learning becomes relevant and meaningful as our teens build life-long fnedships within a caring community.
Contact Nancy Parkes, Director of Congregational Learning, for more information.
Youth & Family Programs
TIC Selected for Inclusion Initiative
We are pleased to announce that Temple Israel Center has been chosen to participate as a member of the USCJ Ruderman Inclusion Action Community. Through this initiative, funded by the Ruderman Family Foundation, United Synagogue will work with fifteen affiliated kehillot,
sacred communities, over the course of the next eight months, to develop broad vision and action plans on inclusion within our Conservative Movement congregations. more>>
IN THE SUMMER
Saturday, July 30 at 10:45 am
Fun for the whole family together! Come dressed for the theme, Lego Shabbat, and be ready for some silly surprises!
Click here for the flyer >>
Saturday, August 6
All are invited to join us for a casual afternoon of mingling and schmoozing, a light dairy supper, and a brief study session (for adults).
Location: Home of Amy Cohn & Rabbi Gordon Tucker
click here for the flyer >>