Simchat Torah 5776

Simchat Torah 5776

See how we (un)roll at Temple Israel.  Join us on Sunday, October 4 at 6:30pm as we share a meal and unroll our Torah scroll in celebration of Simchat Torah.  Dinner is potluck style – we provide the chicken, wine for Kiddush, and challah, and you provide the rest!  If your last name begins with letters A to F, bring a salad; G to K, bring a vegetable; L to Q, bring starch; R to Z, bring a dessert.  RSVP by September 30 to secure your spot at the table.

Sukkahs in the City


Coming to a neighborhood near you – September 27 – October 3!

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Special sukkahs are popping up all over town - Beavercreek, Centerville, Dayton, Englewood, Oakwood, and Yellow Springs - and you are invited to join in on the fun!

Plan a weeklong sukkah hop around town or choose your favorite night to party in the hut.  Decorate the sukkah, enjoy crafts, shake the lulav and etrog, and share a potluck dinner with friends and other Temple members.  RSVP online for one of the events or call the Temple office at 937.496.0050.  

High Holidays 2015/5776

High Holidays 2015/5776

When you join us this year for High Holy Days services, we hope that you will be inspired by our liturgy, music and sermons.  Our services are open to members, their guests and the entire community.  If you are a guest, please introduce yourself to our greeters and ushers.

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Shabbat Shalommm Yoga

Shabbat Shalommm Yoga Returns Friday, October 16 at 6:00pm

Yoga logoPut some "ommm" into your Shabbat Shalom.  Join instructor Cathy Hackett and Courtney Cummings on Friday, October 16 at 6:00pm for evening yoga that incorporates prayers and readings from the Shabbat service and lessons derived from the Torah portion of the week into a rejuvenating physical practice.  All are welcome, no previous experience is required and chair modifications will be made for those with limited physical abilities.  Bring a yoga or exercise mat and a towel.  Cost is $5/person.

Learn Hebrew!


New Hebrew classes forming now!

Do you know your Aleph from your Bet?  Want to delve deeper into the Hebrew language?  Check out our Fall Hebrew class options.  We have something for everyone and classes begin in September.  Call Temple for more information or to register – 937.496.0050.

Adult Study

Join Us in Adult Study

Come learn at Temple.  All of our adult education programs are open to members and non-members alike. No prior study or reservation necessary. Rabbi Ilene Bogosian

  • Torah Study, Saturday, 9:30 a.m.
  • Learn to Crochet or Knit, Monday, 1:15 - 2:30 p.m.
  • Lattes and Legends, Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. at 
    Dorothy Lane Market Cafe, 6177 Far Hills Avenue.
  • Tanakh, Sunday, 9:00 a.m.
  • Talmud Study, Wednesdays resuming in October
  • Ryterband Lectures, Sundays resuming in October

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September Temple Tablet

September Tablet