Parking Lot Closed for July 4 Fireworks

The City of Dayton annual fireworks display will be on Monday, July 3.  Please note the Temple Israel parking lot will be closed off for the fireworks due to liability and safety issues.  NO ONE will have access to the parking lot beginning at 1:00 p.m. Monday, July 3.  Office staff will be in the building until 5:00 p.m. but the parking lot will be inaccessible.  The parking lot will reopen Wednesday morning, July 5.  The Temple office will be closed on Tuesday, July 4. 

  We appreciate your cooperation and wish you a safe and happy July 4th.

Bike and Brunch

Bike and Brunch – Sunday, July 16 at 9:45 a.m.

Bike and brunch 2014

Do you like to ride?  (Do you like to eat?)  

If so, then join us on Sunday, July 16 for a fun and leisurely bike ride on the Great Miami River Trail followed by brunch at a local downtown eatery.  Meet in the Temple parking lot at 9:45 a.m.

Be sure to bring your own bicycle or rent one from RiverScape Rentals.

RSVP to Courtney in the Temple office by July 12 - 937.496.0050 or

Shabbat in the Park-Saturday, July 29

Shabbat in the Park

Join Rabbi Tina Sobo and her family for a fun and relaxing Shabbat.  We’ll gather on Saturday, July 29 at 10:30 a.m. at the Oak Creek South Park, located at 790 Miamisburg Centerville Rd.  We will celebrate with song and worship (and then play) in the great outdoors.  Temple will provide challah, grape juice, and hot dogs for a picnic lunch.  Please bring a side dish or dessert to share.  Reservations are not required, but appreciated for planning purposes.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Register now for 2017-18 Religious School year!

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Now is the time to enroll children in Temple’s Religious School for the 2017-2018 academic year.  Our comprehensive curriculum includes a progressive academic program as well as Jewish dance, music and art, while our experienced faculty makes learning fun for students in Kindergarten through tenth grade.  All congregants with school-age children should have received registration materials by mail in May.

For more information about Temple’s Religious School, which is open to anyone in the greater Dayton Jewish community, please contact Rabbi Tina Sobo at or 937.496.0050.