Temple Israel of Lawrence Temple Israel of Lawrence is a reform congregation in which Jews of all denominations, dual-faith families, singles, and students are welcome.


Temple Israel of Lawrence Join us for Shabbat services, every Friday night at 8:00 p.m., unless announced otherwise.




“Monte Carlo Night” is the gala fundraising event for Temple Israel of Lawrence, being held at the Woodmere Club, 99 Meadow Drive, Woodmere, on Saturday, May 5, 2018, from 7:00 pm – Midnight. Couvert $150.00/person, includes $500.00 in playing chips. Temple Israel members and non-members are welcome. Join us for a fun evening at casino-style games and help raise funds for Temple Israel of Lawrence.

RSVP – Temple Israel Office – (516) 239-1140




The leadership of Temple Israel of Lawrence strives every day to meet the needs of our congregation both spiritually and socially. It is important that our services and future programs reflect what our members feel are relevant to their lives.
Your opinion matters to Temple Israel of Lawrence leadership. I am pleased to forward to you the link to a survey that will help us to meet our goals and objectives. This survey is anonymous, and each member of your family who is over the age of 18 can also participate by filling out their own survey.
The more people who respond to this survey, the better we will be able to serve our congregation for years to come.
Upon completion of this survey, you will also have the chance to enter a contest to win some nice gifts donated by the temple.
Thank you for your participation and your consideration.

You may enter the lottery at the end of the survey to win one of the prizes below:
1st – $100 Amazon Gift Card
2nd – $50 Amazon Gift Card
3rd – $25 Amazon Gift Card

You may take the survey here: http://tilny.org/survey

Cast A Giant Shadow Free Film Screening

Five Towns Patch

“Cast A Giant Shadow,” is a 1966 big-budget action film based on the life of Colonel Mickey Marcus, will be shown at Temple Israel of Lawrence, 140 Central Avenue, Lawrence, N.Y., on Thursday, April 19, 2018, starting at 7:00 p.m.  Colonel Marcus, is played by Kirk Douglas in the film. The film is a fictionalized account of the experiences of a real-life Jewish-American military officer, Colonel David “Mickey” Marcus, who commanded units of the fledgling Israel Defense Forces during the 1948 Arab-Israeli war.

The film is being shown in observance of Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel Independence Day, which is actually on April 19, 2018. The screening is Free and open to the community and Free popcorn will be served. We ask that you register in advance, which you can do by calling the Temple Israel Office at (516) 239-1140, or emailing alan.freedman@tilny.org.

Welcome to Temple Israel of Lawrence

Temple Israel of Lawrence is a reform congregation in which Jews of all denominations, dual-faith families, singles, and students are welcome.
Our members are active in a wide spectrum of social action activities to enrich and enlighten our world and our neighborhood.

Join us for Shabbat services, Friday night at 8:00 p.m. Services are at 8:00 p.m. unless otherwise announced.
The Congregational Choir leads services the last Friday of the month.
Every Saturday morning at 9:30 a.m., please join us for Torah Study led by Rabbi Rosenbaum.

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About Us

Jay Rosenbaum
Jay Rosenbaum
Galina Makaveyev
Galina Makaveyev
MaryAnna Price
MaryAnna Price

These are just a few of the people that have helped Temple Israel of Lawrence serve reform Jews and the Five Towns community for over 100 years.

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Find Us

We’d love to have you come and join us. We’re easy to find. Temple Israel of Lawrence is located at 140 Central Avenue, Lawrence, NY