Temple Israel

600 New Scotland Avenue

Albany, New York 12208


Welcome to Temple Israel

Through a combination of award winning programming, enlightening worship, dynamic lectures, and exciting social events, members of the Temple Israel community join together in unique and wonderful ways.  By emphasizing community, tradition, and Tikkun Olam, Temple Israel has created an atmosphere in which those of all ages can feel engaged and active, and where visitors and guests are always welcome.

We are a Traditional, Egalitarian congregation affiliated with The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism.

Friday Night Fun is Back!

Before Shabbat Services at 6:30 PM


Bad Poetry Day

Hear, Share or Create Your Own "Classic" Verse
Enjoy wine & cheese for inspiration

Kabbalat Shabbat & Ma'ariv begin at 7:00 PM

Want to see what's going on at Camp Givah?

CLICK HERE for the seventh edition of the Givahton!


Friday, August 25

Dinner & Drinks - 6:00 PM

Kabbalat Shabbat - 7:00 PM

Dessert following services

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The Archaeology of 

The Religion of Ancient Israel

Taught by Steven Stark-Riemer

Tuesdays at 7:00 PM

Temple Israel

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