Two ways to celebrate Purim
"Come Together" Wednesday, March 4 at 6 p.m. for Temple Israel’s Purim Celebration that includes a Megillah reading, Beatles “Magical Mystery Tour” shpiel, adults' and kids' costume contest, and hamantaschen reception. Then get ready for a fun, family-friendly day Sunday, March 8 at 9:30 a.m. for our Religious School Family Purim Party with Megillah reading and shpiel, costume parade, carnival games, barbecue lunch and more. Sisterhood Bake Sale that day, too!
Experience Shabbat with one of 'America's Most Inspiring Rabbis'
Rabbi Yael Levy, recently named one of “America’s Most Inspiring Rabbis” by The Jewish Daily Forward, will be Temple Israel's guest rabbi-in-residence for a Shabbaton on March 20-21 as part of TI’s Health & Wellness initiative. Rabbi Levy will share her expertise in Jewish mindfulness practices as she leads an EXPERIENCE SHABBAT, including a hands-on workshop Shabbat afternoon with free kids' programming available, all open to the community. Advance, prepaid registration for the afternoon workshop required. For easy online registration, click here.
Venus Rising women’s ensemble to bring drum circle to Shabbat service
Join Temple Israel for a rousing Drum Circle at our 7:30 p.m. Friday evening Shabbat Service, February 27th. We'll welcome women's drum and dance ensemble Venus Rising, which incorporates chants and rhythms from the Middle East, West Africa, Haiti and Jamaica. Bring a drum or any item that can be used as a percussion instrument – keys, household items, tools, you name it – to play. Families are definitely encouraged to attend this service!
Prepare your questions, prepare your home, and above all else, prepare your mind and spirit for Passover! Temple Israel of Greater Miami will help you prepare as we offer a variety of programs and services to help get you ready and revved for the Festival of Freedom. Come join us for our 2nd-Night Community Passover Seder at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 4. Temple Israel and community members welcome! Seating is limited, so make your reservations early. For prepaid registration, click here.