vibrant, inclusive and community-centered

Welcome to Temple Israel - Natick

  • Welcome

    Temple Israel of Natick is a vibrant, inclusive, community-centered congregation serving the MetroWest area

  • Family Friendly

    With the Judy Gordon Nursery Shcool, Ida & Charles Gilvarg Religious School, fun activities for young and old, and engaging clergy - we provide a fun and exciting Jewish environment for families

     

     

  • Prayer

    Temple Israel of Natick is proud to host the most reliable daily minyan in Metrowest Boston. Our Friday, Saturday, & holiday services are warm and participatory, with a mix of Hebrew and English, and lots of singing

  • Learning

    The Judy Gordon Nursery School, Ida & Charles Gilvarg Religious School, Prozdor, and Adult Education classes offer learning opportunities for students of all ages

  • Community

    Our members are actively involved in the community - volunteering at local schools and events

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Upcoming Events

High Holy Days

Here is our High Holy Day page with all flyers, forms, and FAQs, including online registration for our family and youth services.  We  look forward to celebrating with you!  If you have further questions about being with us for the holidays, please contact Carole Lechan in the office, 508-650-3521.  Here are some High Holiday Melodies & Songs for Families.  Shana Tova--wishing you a sweet new year! 

 

Temple israel's 70th anniversary: honoring Rabbi Kushner with a lifetime achievement award

Sunday, October 26, 10:00 AM
Join us as we kick-off our 70th anniversary celebration!  Special Tribute Brunch honoring Rabbi Laureate Harold S. Kushner with a Lifetime Achievement Award!  Keynote Speaker: Barry Shrage, President of CJP.  Special performance by the ShenaniGanns - Gann Academy's student a capella group.  

Click here for the invitation and reply card.  Thank you for your RSVPs and program journal greetings!  For more information and questions, please email kushnertribute@tiofnatick.org

 

 

Sukkot & Simchat Torah

Lulav & Etrog Orders

Sunday, October 5: Sukkah Decorating 12-2

Tuesday, October 7: Men's Club Scotch in the Sukkah 8:00 PM

Thursday, October 9: Family Sukkot Service

Tuesday, October 14, 6:00 PM: Pizza in the Hut! Here is the full program of Family services and dinners for the year.

Thursday, October 16, 7:00 PM: Annual Simchat Torah Festivities with klezmer band & Ice Cream sponsored by Natick Ben & Jerry's!

Friday, October 17: Simchat Torah services & luncheon

Parenting through a jewish lens

10 Sundays throughout the year, 10:00-11:30 AM, starting November 2
Join Rabbi Liben & Cantor Ken for Parenting Through a Jewish Lens, a great opportunity to study Jewish texts and share ideas about parenting!  Here is the PTJL website & you can register here.  

 

 

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TI NEWS

WELCOME!

Temple Israel welcomes newcomers, interfaith couples & families, and people of all abilities, ages, backgrounds, & sexual orientations.  Please stop by!

FOLLOW TI (TEMPLE ISRAEL)

Like us, join our Facebook group, follow us on Twitter, or JewishBoston.com 

THE "TI TIMES"

See the weekly news and latest updates in the September 24 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!

HAKOL NEWSLETTER

TI's HaKol ("the voice"): Sep/Oct Newsletter

TI'S IDA & CHARLES GILVARG RELIGIOUS SCHOOL

Please call or email to inquire about enrolling or re-enrolling for 2014-2015!  Here is the registration form as a PDF, and here it is in Excel.  

ADULT EDUCATION! 

Lots of fanastic Adult Ed! Here are the fall course listings, including November 9 with Rabbis Art Green & Danny Lehmann, basic Hebrew, Lunch & Learns, & evening classes.  

JUDY GORDON NURSERY SCHOOL

Open enrollment now for JGNS in 2014-5. Here is the application.   Flexible times 8:00 AM- 6:00 PM! New: Friday-only toddler class.  

MUSIC CLASS WITH STACEY PEASLEY 

Jewish Family Network is offering a music class with Stacey Peasley, Tuesdays, 9:45-10:30 AM, for 8 weeks starting on September 16!  Here at TI!  More info here 

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."

TI COOKBOOK 

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

We welcome comments and questions. The website is generally updated by Cantor Ken, in collaboration with Adam Wilen and a number of congregants.

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DONATE TO TI

Here is our donation page and TI donation form.  Thank you for your generosity!  You can also use this button to donate online through PayPal.

 

TD BANK AFFINITY PROGRAM

If you have an account at TD Bank, please tell them that you are a TI member (or say code A2000) and help us qualify for a large grant!

 

SCRIP PROGRAM   

Use gift cards purchased through Scrip for your favorite stores, and a portion of your purchase supports TI.  You can even buy an Amazon or Staples gift card through Scrip - then use that to pay for a purchase made through our online Marketplace (will be posted soon)!