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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.

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

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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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Adult Education Events-All times are EST
Sunday, January 10 at 10:30 am – Lifetime Achievement Award Presentation to Sir Ben Helfgott
Wednesday, January 13 at 7:30 pm – “Their Story – As A Trans Person,” with Dubbs Weinblatt, Associate Director of Education and Training, Keshet, whose mission is to work for the full equality of all LBGTQ Jews and our families in Jewish life.
Sunday, January 17 at 11:30 am – Virtual Tour of the Museum of Jewish Heritage exhibit “Meeting Hate with Humanity: Life During the Holocaust.”
Wednesday, January 27 at 7:30 pm – Film screening of Commandment 613, about Rabbi Kevin Hale practicing the sacred craft of Torah restoration, bringing new life to scrolls saved in Czechoslovakia during the Shoah. Followed by Q & A with Rabbi Hale.
Thursday Social Gathering-All times are EST
Thursday, January 7th – 7:30PM – “New Year Hot Chocolate Pajama Party”. Let’s warm up and get comfy in your favorite pajamas while you enjoy a cup of hot chocolate. Together we will play games, sing songs and decide who is wearing the cutest pajamas.
Thursday, January 21st – 7:30PM – “The Experience of a Non-Jewish Child during the Holocaust in Holland: Tina van der Lei”. Please join us for a true story that touched Tina Haber’s life narrated by her husband, Dr. Calvin Haber.
Thursday, January 28th – 8:00PM – Hebrew Union College Presents a celebration of Debbie Friedman with an evening of song and memory on Zoom. For more information or to register visit: http://huc.edu/sing-unto-god-january-28-2021-8pm-et
If you would like to support our programs or if you know someone who would like to receive invitations to our future events, please call the Temple Israel office at 516-239-1140 or please email our executive director at alan.freedman@tilny.org.
We greatly appreciate your support.

Upcoming Events

The week at a Glance
Friday, January 15h – 7:00PM – Zoom Meeting – Shabbat Service with Rabbi Jay and Cantor Galina.
Saturday, January 16th – 9:30AM – Virtual Shabbat morning Torah Study with Rabbi Jay and Cantor Galina. Rabbi Jay will lead us in an enlightening and lively discussion of this week’s Torah portion and thought-provoking issues of the day. This week’s Torah portion: Va-eira https://reformjudaism.org/learning/torah-study/text/va-eira
At Torah Study, we will say the Shema, the Kaddish for our beloved departed, and the Mi Sheberach Prayer for Healing.
Sunday, January 17th – 11:30AM – Virtual Tour of the Museum of Jewish Heritage Exhibit “Meeting Hate with Humanity: Life During the Holocaust.” This is a special tour (please note that it is on a Sunday, not the usual Wednesday night of Adult Education programs), and space is limited. Please contact Alan at alan.freedman@tilny.org to reserve your spot.
Tuesday, January 19th – 7:00PM – Please join us for the Nineteenth Annual American-Jewish Community Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and International Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration on the Occasion of the 76th Anniversary Year of the End of the Holocaust.
Wednesday, January 20th – Alan Freedman is giving a talk on “Jewish Sports Legends” to the Sports Affinity Group of the Federation of Jewish Men’s Clubs. Please contact Alan at alan.freedman@tilny.org to reserve your spot.
Thursday, January 21st – 7:30PM – “The Experience of a Non-Jewish Child during the Holocaust in Holland: Tina van der Lei”. Hosted by Cantor Galina Makaveyev and Elaine Prusack and narrated by Dr. Calvin Haber.
Friday, January 22nd – 7:00PM – Zoom Meeting – Shabbat Service with Rabbi Jay and Cantor Galina.
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.
Please contact Alan.Freedman@tilny.org for access information to our programs.

If you have taken any photos during a TILNY event, please share your memories with us and we will add them to our Gallery. You may email your pictures to photos@tilny.org.

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– Date of the TILNY event

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
Rabbi
Galina Makaveyev
Galina Makaveyev
Cantor
Dr. Douglas Segan
Dr. Douglas Segan
President

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