Friday, January 30 and Saturday, January 31
Join us for USY Shabbat! Sign up for a spirited Friday night dinner and services, and join us Saturday as we are led by our talented teens!
Saturdays, January 31 & February 7, 10:30 AM
World wide wrap & Ice cream wrap
Sunday, February 1, 10:30 AM-noon
Join us to talk about and learn how to put on Tefillin! All are welcome! Sponsored by our Men's Club. This will be followed by an "Ice Cream Wrap" at 1:30 PM at Natick Ben & Jerry's, sponsored by the Men's Club as a "Mom's Afternoon Off". (open to dads and kids or families all together). Includes ice-cream making and a tour of the freezer!
my israel: TI members tell their stories
Sunday, February 1, 12:30-2:30 PM
My Israel: TI Members Tell their Stories: Join us next Sunday (February 1) from 12:30pm to 2:30pm for an informal panel with Israeli TI members who will share their family and personal stories about living in Israel. As a prelude to Yossi Klein Halevi's visit in March and along the lines of his book, Like Dreamers, our panelists will reflect on how their life stories have been shaped by the Six-Day War and other major events in Israel’s history. Free lunch provided (Falafel and Shawarma bar), children welcome!
israeli film club: Magic men
Monday, February 2, 8:00 PM
"Magic Men" or in Hebrew, HABEN SHEL ELOHIM (Son of God), is an Israeli movie about the journey of an old man that was sent to Greece for a 'Tween city' ceremony and on the way he decided to find the person who saved him during WW2. To his
surprise, his son with whom he'd been arguing for a long time joined him. A heart touching movie. Ophir prize for Best Actor plus many festival prizes.
TU BISHVAT SEDER & FAMILY SHABBAT DINNER!
Friday, February 6, 5:30 PM
Join us for Friday night services, a Tu Bishvat Seder (6:00), and delicious dinner (6:30). RSVP by January 26 for the early bird price! Here is the full program of Family services and dinners for the year.
community special needs havdalah
Saturday, March 7, 5:30- 7:00 PM
Join us for a community special needs Havdalah program!
Temple Israel welcomes newcomers, interfaith couples & families, and people of all abilities, ages, backgrounds, & sexual orientations. Please stop by!
Yossi Klein Halevi!
You are invited to one of the most important events in the history of Temple Israel! On Thursday, March 5, 7:00 PM, Internationally acclaimed author Yossi Klein Halevi will speak on his book "Like Dreamers" and lead a powerful discussion: "Understanding the Divergent Views in Modern Israeli Society." Free for members who RSVP by Feb. 20. Limited seating! Here is the schedule of all One Book Read events. Click here for info on other TI 70th anniversary events (past and future)!
FOLLOW TI (TEMPLE ISRAEL)
THE "TI TIMES"
See the weekly news and latest updates in the January 30 TI Times. To receive our weekly emails, click here. That's also a great way to let us know if you were here on shabbat and would like more information!
TI's HaKol ("the voice"): Jan/Feb Newsletter
Here is the (2-page) paper Mishloach Manot Form for sending Purim Greetings
JUDY GORDON NURSERY SCHOOL
Join us for an upcoming Open House! Next one is Thursday, February 26, 9:30-11:00 AM, featuring music with Cantor Ken & Stacey Peasley!
TI'S IDA & CHARLES GILVARG RELIGIOUS SCHOOL
Click here to see our Adult Ed offerings, including weekly Talmud study and Israeli dancing, weekly and one-time classes, and information about our One-Book Read! Author Yossi Klein Halevi will speak at Temple Israel on Thursday, March 5, 7:00 PM. Here is our study guide.
TI is "nut aware"
Temple Israel is "nut aware". Please do not bring any nuts or nut products (peanuts or tree nuts) into the building. Please be aware that food "may contain traces of nuts."
Order your TI Cookbook! Organized by the Gilvarg Religious School PA!
DINE IN AT TI FUNDRAISER!
Instead of going out, dine in with friends and contribute to the temple!
THE TI WEBSITE
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