vibrant, inclusive and community-centered

Welcome to Temple Israel - Natick

  • Welcome

    Temple Israel of Natick is a vibrant, inclusive, community-centered congregation serving MetroWest Boston. We welcome newcomers, interfaith couples & families, and people of all abilities, ages, backgrounds, & sexual orientations.  Please stop by!

  • Family Friendly

    With the Judy Gordon Nursery Shcool, Ida & Charles Gilvarg Religious School, fun activities for young and old, and engaging clergy - we provide great communities for Jewish families of all varieties!

     

     

  • Prayer

    Temple Israel of Natick is proud to host the most reliable daily minyan in Metrowest Boston. Our Shabbat & Holiday services are warm and participatory, with lots of singing

  • Learning

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

  • Community

    Our temple and its members are involved in social action and tsedaka throughout the community, volunteering at local food pantries and soup kitchens, teaching literacy, supporting the community through our caring committee, and working for other good causes locally and in Israel.

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Upcoming Events

Yom Ha'atzmaut

Wednesday evening, April 22

Yom Ha'atzmaut Community Celebration at Temple Israel!  6:00 Yom Hazikaron commemoration and 6:30 Yom Ha'atzma'ut party with DJ, Israeli dancing, singalong, and food from Chubby Chickpea!  Dinner is free but you need to RSVP to the office.    And send your best photos of Israel (no more than 10 please) to Shai Fuxman

RELIGIOUS SCHOOL ONLINE REGISTRATION

Religious School registration is now online and live

Here it is in PDF form as well.

one book read discussion

Sunday April 26, 3:30 PM

Don't miss this One Book Read Discussion of Yossi Klein Halevi's Like Dreamers!

Texas hold 'em

Wednesday April , 8:00 PM

Texas Hold 'Em, sponsored by our Men's Club!

First Friday

Friday May 1 , 7:45 PM

Special late First Friday service, featuring music by the TI of Natick  

Sisterhood shabbat

Saturday, May 2

Sisterhood Shabbat with guest speaker Dr. Lynne Heller!  She will speak at services and also after lunch. 

TOT SHABBAT, MINI-MINYAN & JR CONGREGATION!

Saturdays, May 2 & 16

Join us for our youth services!  Tot Shabbat for preschool age, mini-minyan for K-2, and Jr Congregation for 3rd-6th grade.

sisterhood's rummage sale

Drop-off Sunday, May 3, 9:00 AM-1:00 PM 

Sale Monday May 4, 9:00 AM- 7:00 PM, Tuesday, May 5 9:00 AM-noon (bag day)

Family Friday night dinner!

Friday, May 8, 5:45 PM

Join us for services and a delicious Asian dinner! Early RSVP by April 27.  Here is the sign-up form

community tikkun leyl Shavuot at TI

Saturday, May 23!

Dinner, and study into the night with friends from all over Metrowest!  Temple Beth Sholom, Beth El of Sudbury, Maayan Tikvah, and Metrowest Jewish Day School will join us in this first community-wide event!

 

 

 

 

 

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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 April 9 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!

bima accessibility plan

Here is the presentation made at the Annual Meeting about the Bima Accessibility Plan.

HAKOL NEWSLETTER

TI's HaKol ("the voice"): April Newsletter

JUDY GORDON NURSERY SCHOOL

Join us for an upcoming Open House!  Next one is Thursday morning, April 16!

Enrollment is open now for 2015-6 and classes are filling up quickly.  Reserve your spot now!  Here are the applications for 2015-6 and 2016-7.  Flexible early drop-off and extended day options. 

TI'S IDA & CHARLES GILVARG RELIGIOUS SCHOOL

Please call or email with questions about the school or about enrolling or re-enrolling for 2015-2016!  You can now register online here!

ADULT EDUCATION! 

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!  Here is the schedule of all One Book Read events, and 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."

TI COOKBOOK 

Order your TI Cookbook!  Organized by the Gilvarg Religious School PA!

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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Support TI

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)!