Lunch & Learn: How to Read the Bible
Join in a conversation about “How to Read the Bible” in a series of lunch-hour discussions led by Rabbi David Sofian of Temple Israel, Reverend Dr. Rodney Kennedy of First Baptist Church and Reverend Dr. John Paddock of Christ Episcopal Church. The clergy will discuss biblical stories in the context of each of their religions, comparing and contrasting and identifying similarities and differences. Attend one session, two, or all three. Each begins at 12:00 p.m. Noon. Feel free to bring a brown bag lunch and bring friends as well! No RSVP is necessary.
Thursday, October 23rd Temple Israel – 130 Riverside Drive
Thursday, October 30th Christ Episcopal Church - 20 West First Street
Thursday, November 6th First Baptist Church – 111 West Monument Avenue
The New High Holiday Prayer Book: A Final Report from the Liturgy Front
Sunday, October 26th, 9:45 a.m.
Professor of Rabbinic Literature and Thought
The Dorothee and Lewis Ryterband Lectures Series, sponsored by the Temple Israel Brotherhood, welcomes Rabbi Sarason. Brunch begins at 9:45 a.m. and concludes no later than 11:45 a.m. All curious about learning more about our Jewish community and the Jewish faith are welcome, members, non-members Jewish or not. No prior knowledge is required or expected.
Shabbat Shalommm Yoga Returns
Friday, November 19 at 6pm
Take time to relax, disconnect from the week, and prepare yourself for Shabbat. This practice incorporates readings and text from the Shabbat liturgy with yoga postures in a meditative way. Bring a yoga or exercise mat and a towel. Class is $5/person; open to all levels and abilities.
November’s Temple Tablet
Read November’s Temple Tablet:
New Members Share Shabbat
Ryterband Brunch & Lecture Series
Mr. Donald Bush’s 20 years with Temple
TIDY hosts Ohio Valley Regional Conclave
Bat Mitzvah of Francesca Talia Doninger
and more news about events and program
Improve Our World
Temple members volunteer with many organizations in the Miami Valley, donating food, clothing, books, and time to help others and improve our community.
Our rabbis teach Torah and Talmud weekly. Temple’s Ryterband lectures host 18 local leaders and scholars each year. We also sponsor Hebrew classes for beginners to more advanced students. Nearly all of Temple’s adult education programs are open to non-members and members alike.