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Passover Second Seder

Annual Second Seder for Passover Saturday, March 31 at 6 p.m. Passover is just around the corner! We hope that you will join us for our annual Second Seder on Saturday, March 31 at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Dinner will include matzo ball soup, gelfite fish, roasted chicken, vegetable medley, mashed potatoes, salad, and […]

Temple Israel on Synagogues 360

  Temple Israel has been selected as one of the synagogues around the world to be archived in an exhibit of historic and exceptional synagogues around the world.  Select Temple Israel, Dayton, Ohio in the search.  Check out the website here.  

Upcoming Events

Kiddush Lunch

Jewish Irish Food! Extend your Shabbat joy with food and fellowship!  We will be gathering after Saturday morning services for lunch and social time.  On March 17 we’ll explore Jewish Irish Cuisine such as croned beef.

Pjs, Prayer and Play!

  Pjs, Prayer and Play! It is so important to make sure that we have experiences not just for our school-age children, teens, and adults but also for our youngest.  It is the goal of Rabbi Sobo to make sure that while we are nourishing our adult learners  that our pint-sized learners have an age-appropriate […]

Torah on Tap

Monday, March 26 at 5:30 p.m. at The Dublin Pub Join Rabbi Karen Bodney-Halasz at The Dublin Pub (300 Wayne Ave.) for some drinks and discussion about topics relevant to modern Jewish living.  You’ve got the questions, we’ve got the rabbi!  First round is on us!  Feel free to order some dinner there.    

Ryterband Brunch

The Gem City MarketSunday, April 8 Lela Klein The Gem City Market The Dorothee and Lewis Ryterband Lectures Series, sponsored by the Temple Israel Brotherhood welcomes Lela Klein. Brunch begins at 9:45 and the presentations begin at 10:15 a.m.  All curious about learning more about our Jewish community and the Jewish faith are welcome, members, non-members, Jewish or […]

Mussar Class

Mussar Class – Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. Mussar is a long-standing tradition of Jewish ethics with a particular focus on character formation.  Join Rabbi Sobo to explore selections from the Mussar tradition, in text and in practice.  The goal of the class is to not only take a more academic approach to Jewish ethics and […]

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Support Our Dayton Community

gift cardGift cards for those in need
The Social Action Committee is requesting donations of $10 gift cards for St. Vincent de Paul from Walmart, Kroger, or Meijer for shelter residents transitioning to stable housing. They have a very large number of families moving through the shelter entering housing with very few needed supplies. These retailers are all located on bus lines, providing easy access for the shelter residents.  Please bring your gift card donations to the Temple office and Amy Margolin will take them to St. Vincent de Paul.


notebooks and foldersSchool Supplies for ESOL program
Do you have extra school supplies that you can donate?  St. John's English for Speakers of Other Languages is in need of folders with pockets, spiral notebooks, erasers, and white chalk supplies for their students.  They are also seeking an industrial quality pencil sharpener. Please place any donations in the bin in the Temple lobby.



trader joe's logoNutrition Equality in the Miami Valley
Volunteers from Temple Israel are needed to transport fresh, high-quality frozen foods from Trader Joe's to the House of Bread for them to use as a part of their free hot lunch program.  On the third Saturday of each month, we will load up a van, truck, or SUV and transport the items.  The trip only takes about 20 minutes and the activity is ideal for families and couples.  Contact the Temple office for more information.

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