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Jewish Cultural Festival

Sunday, June 2, 2019 On Sunday, June 2 from 11:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m., Temple will open its doors and its grounds to the entire Miami Valley for the ninth annual Jewish Cultural Festival.  With everyone’s favorite Jewish foods, live entertainment, vendors, a raffle, kids’ activities, education sessions and more, the day will showcase our […]

Oy Vey 5K

Did you know that the Oy Vey 5k is open to everyone?  Whether you are a walker or a runner, join us on this flat, fast course that boasts views of downtown Dayton and the river.  Start time is 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 2.  You can register here.  Cost is $30 until May 31 […]

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

2019 Annual Meeting

Temple Israel Annual Meeting YOU are invited to Temple Israel’s annual meeting on Wednesday, May 22 at 6:00 p.m.  We’ll elect a slate of officers and directors, and hear from Rabbi Bodney-Halasz, and incoming president Dan Young.  In addition, we will vote on the Jewish Cemeteries of Greater Dayton agreement as a congregation.  Refreshments will be […]

Office Closed for Memorial Day

The Temple Israel office will be closed on Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.  

Ninth Annual Jewish Cultural Festival!

Join us for this fun, family-friendly event! Sunday, June 2  11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The Ninth Annual Jewish Cultural Festival returns to Temple Israel on Sunday, June 2. The entire community—both Jewish and non-Jewish –is invited to share our traditions and learn about us and our faith. We have expanded our offerings to include […]

Oy Vey 5K

Did you know that the Oy Vey 5k is open to everyone?  Whether you are a walker or a runner, join us on this flat, fast course that boasts views of downtown Dayton and the river.  Start time is 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 2.  You can register online at tidayton.org.  Cost is $30 until […]

Prayer & Play Goes Exploring

Prayer and Play Saturday, June 15 at 10:00 a.m.   Meet at Rabbi Sobo’s for our morning prayer and craft and then (weather permitting) we’ll head to a playground approximately a half mile from away (walk or drive, take your pick!).  If the weather doesn’t cooperate, we’ll stay at the house for a playdate.  Feel free […]

Jewish Cultural Festival Baking

  Calling All Bakers! Looking for an opportunity to help with the Jewish Cultural Festival, but maybe you can’t be here the day of the event?  Join Vicki Kemmerer and her group of volunteer bakers!  They’ll bake great Jewish treats at 8:00 a.m. at Evans Bakery on May 19 and May 26.  For more information, […]

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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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