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

snow update

Our Friday night service will be canceled due to the snow and road conditions. Stay warm and dry, and hope to see you on Saturday morning!

YOUTH SERVICES

Saturday, February 6, 10:30 AM-noon

Shabbat Youth Services!  Tot Shabbat for preschool age, Mini-Minyan for grades K-2, and Jr Congregation for grades 3-7. 

be happy, it's adar (I)

Morning Minyan on Tuesday and Wednesday, February 9 and 10 will begin at 6:30 AM 

FAMILY SHABBAT DINNER!

Friday, February 12, 5:45 PM

Join us for a delicious family shabbat dinner! Here is the flyer.  RSVP by February 5.

ISRAEL SPEAKERS

Jewish Values & the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict; TI is a co-sponsor with CJP & the Hartman Institute. Thursday, February 11, 7:30 PM at Beth Elohim: Ruth Calderon! Thursday, March 17 at Temple Emanuel: Tal Becker!

the bubble man!

Tuesday, February 16, 10:30 AM

Come see Mike the Bubble Man during February vacation!

men's club shabbat

Saturday, February 27

Join us for services led by our Men's Club, with a delicious lunch to follow!

gary hylander

Sunday, February 28, 11:00 AM

Hazak sponsors Dr. Gary Hylander, talking about the 2nd Amendment.

Shabbat across america

Friday, March 4, 5:45 PM

Join us for a multi-generational shabbat dinner!  RSVP by Feb. 26. Discount if RSVP by Feb. 22.

annual breakfast meeting

Sunday, March 6, 9:45 AM

Join us for our annual congregational breakfast and meeting, including voting for the new slate of officers and board.

save the date!

We are planning to honor Rabbi Dan Liben for 25 years of service to the congregation with a special Synaplex on Saturday morning, March 26.  Details TBA!

 

 

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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 on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, or JewishBoston.com. We also have a closed Facebook group for temple members.

THE "TI TIMES"

See the weekly news and latest updates in the January 22 TI Times.  To receive our weekly emails, click here.  

HAKOL NEWSLETTER

TI's HaKol ("the voice"): January-February Newsletter

SHOP WITH SCRIP

Help support the temple by purchasing gift cards!  

JUDY GORDON NURSERY SCHOOL

Join us for one of these Open Houses!  All 9:30-11:00 AM. Monday, February 22; Friday, March 18; Thursday, April 28

 We are now enrolling for 2016-7! Here is the application.  First-come, first-serve; limited spaces currently available in most classes. Flexible early drop-off and extended day options, 7:30 AM-6:00 PM!

Also, here is the flyer for our 2016 Summer Program, with application and early drop-off form.

TI'S IDA & CHARLES GILVARG RELIGIOUS SCHOOL

You can now register online here! Questions? Please visit, call, or email Director Robin Kahn. Subscribe to our blog to see what's happening in our Education Program!

ADULT EDUCATION! 

Click here to see our Adult Ed offerings, including weekly Talmud study and Israeli dancing, weekly and one-time classes, and other exciting events!  Here is our fall 2015 Course Booklet

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.

marketplace: Amazon & more!

Click here for our online Marketplace-- shop at Amazon and other online destinations, and a percentage goes to support the temple!

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)!