Temple Israel

600 New Scotland Avenue

Albany, New York 12208

518.438.7858

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.



LIVE FROM TEMPLE ISRAEL: IT'S PURIM!

Saturday, March 11 - 6:45 PM

Ma'ariv and Megillah Reading

Featuring the Very Not Ready for Prime Time Players!

Musical Guest: "Elton John" (or a reasonable facsimile)


Sunday, March 12 - 8:00AM

Morning Service and Megillah Reading


Special for Children

Sunday Morning, March 12

B'Yachad Purim Service

Mini Megillah Reading

Purim Carnival


GIVAH NIGHT OUT

Sunday, March 19

5:00 PM

Temple Israel

Smart casual attire

Dinner, drinks, desserts and a silent auction.


In the kids' area, DJ, games with Givah counselors, and a kid-friendly menu. 

Adults (age 13+) $18

Kids (ages 5-12) $10

Kids (ages 4 & under) free 

(Parental accompaniment required for all children) 


Sponsorships of the evening are $180 

(includes 4 tickets & acknowledgment in the evening's program) 


Reservations by March 9th - with credit card to 

Linda Young at 438-7858 x 117 - by check to 

Temple Israel (your payment is your reservation). 

Questions? 

Contact Rachael Woren- [email protected]



TEMPLE ISRAEL SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

Click one of the links below to apply for a scholarship. 


All applications can be sent via email to Ellen Schwartz, Scholarship Committee Chair by clicking HERE or by mailing to the address on the application.




MITZVAH DAY is APRIL 2!


Join Temple Israel, Beth Emeth, Ohav Shalom Friends!

Check-in at Lunch at Beth Emeth - 11:30AM

(prepared in Temple Israel kitchen)


Registration required by March 24

Sign up by clicking HERE

(or send in a paper registration)


See Mitzvah Day project descriptions HERE

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