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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.


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Virtual Temple Services

All Temple Israel services are being held virtually using Zoom. An email will be sent out each week with a link to the Zoom virtual service. In that email, there will also be a way to phone into the Zoom virtual service if you do not own a digital device.

If you own a computer, you can download the Zoom Client. If you have an iPad or iPhone, you can download the Zoom app from the Apple App Store. If you own an Android tablet or phone, you can download the Zoom app from the Google Play.

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All Temple Events found on our “Upcoming Events” page are postponed. Services are being held remotely

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Upcoming Events

The week at a Glance
Wednesday, August 5th – 7:30PM – A highly entertaining evening about THE 3 B’s: BROOKLYN, (the) BRONX and the BUNGALOWS OF ROCKAWAY. Humorist, author and Yiddish language enthusiast Marjorie Gottlieb Wolfe will reminisce about these “old neighborhoods”.
Thursday, August 6th – 7:30PM – Virtual Thursday Night Social Get Together – A fun-filled evening of BINGO with friends and family. We need to know in advance how many game boards to email to friends and family so everyone can have fun! Please RSVP by Monday, August 3rd if you plan on participating in BINGO to Cantor Galina at or Elaine Prusack at
Hosted by Cantor Galina Makaveyev and Elaine Prusack
Friday, August 7th – 7:00PM – Shabbat Service with Rabbi Jay and Cantor Galina.
July Adult Ed Programs meet at 7:30 pm
July 1 N.Y. Yankees history with Marty Appel, former Yankees PR Director and baseball historian
July 8 Dr. Brian Rose “From Milton Berle to David Letterman: A History of TV Comedy”
July 15 Dr. Ted Merwin author of “Pastrami on Rye: An Overstuffed History of the Jewish Deli”
July 22 Ron Blomberg, former NY Yankee, baseball’s first designated hitter.
July 29 John Kenrick “Joan Rivers: Can We Talk?”
August Adult Ed Programs meet at 7:30 pm
August 5 Marjorie Wolfe “The 3 B’s: Brooklyn, (The) Bronx and (The) Bungalows of Rockaway Beach”
August 12 Millicent Vollono “The Five Towns”
August 19 Boyd Melson, Boxer, Humanitarian and Philanthropist
August 26 Lt. Colonel Sheldon Goldberg, Virtual Tour of the national Museum of American Jewish Military History and discussion of Jews in the Military
Torah Study is held every Saturday 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
The program begins and ends with the recitation of the Mourners Kaddish as is traditional.
All are invited to participate in our weekly Torah Study.

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A Look at Judeo-Catholic Relations

Rabbi Jay Rosenbaum from New York has worked with many Popes, including Pope Francis. He examines Judeo-Catholic relations plus the U.S. Embassy’s move to Jerusalem.

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
Dr. Douglas Segan
Dr. Douglas Segan

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