Prayer and Play

Prayer & Play
November 16 at Temple Israel

All Prayer & Play events are facilitated by Rabbi Sobo and are perfect for not-yet-school-aged children (6 and under) and their families.  The goal is to build community in a come-as-you-are, friendly environment.  All events include a little prayer, a lot of fun and laughter, and a wonderful community of families with young children!  RSVPs for all events are strongly encouraged, but not required, to the office or Rabbi Sobo. 



Kiddush Lunch

Kiddush Lunch Themes and Dates

From Batates (Egyptian beef stew) to French salmon mousse and Hanukkah treats from latkes to arepas to brisket, there will be something for everyone at this year’s Kiddush lunches. 

The dates and culinary themes for the upcoming Kiddush lunches are:

November 16 • Hungary
January 11 • Spain and Portugal
March 21 • Irish–Aaron Burke’s famous corned beef dinner
May 16 • Israeli—the ultimate fusion

Extend your Shabbat joy with food and fellowship.  Join us after the Saturday morning service for this fun and free gathering.  Reservations are not required but if you would like to help out, contact Judy Heller at







Ryterband Brunch: The Talmud Speaks Volumes about Hurtful Words

Sunday, November 17
This date ONLY brunch at 9:30 a.m. with the lecture at 10:00 a.m.   Cost is $7 per lecture or $65 for the series.

Honoring the Global Day of Jewish Learning and its suggested themes, we will study and explore together a fascinating Talmudic discussion (Babylonian Talmud, Bava Metsia 58b-59b) about hurtful words and how we must exercise restraint and sensitivity in our dealings with people, particularly with those who are closest to us.