Welcome to Temple Israel

Vestal, New York

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Upcoming for Temple Israel

June 19, 2015 and Beyond

Telephone numbers 607-723-7461 and

607-231-3746 (Rabbi’s office number)

Upcoming Services at the JCC:

Friday June 19th at 5:30pm

Saturday June 20th at 9:30am

Tuesday June 23rd at 5:30pm

Friday June 26th at 5:30pm

Saturday June 27th at 9:30am

Tuesday June 30th at 5:30pm


FYI: Upcoming changes in Temple Office hours:

Friday June 19th hours will be 7:30am-11:00pm

Monday-Thursday June 22nd- June 25th hours will be 8:30am-11:30am and

Friday June 26th Closed (Tammy on vacation beginning Friday June 19th at 11:00am returning Monday June 29th)

Friday July 3rd Closed for the holiday weekend


Rabbi will be on vacation from Wednesday June 17th through Saturday June 27th.


Board of Trustees meeting – Tuesday June 23rd at 7:00pm


Saturday July 4th celebration for Shelley Warner-You and your family are invited to join the Warner family and Temple Israel community during Shabbat services on Saturday July 4, 2015 in celebration of Shelley Warner’s graduation from Vestal High School.  Shelley will be attending Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY in September, fulfilling her dream to pursue a career In architecture. Shelley will help lead services (Torah and Musaf) for Temple Israel which start at 9:30 AM at the Jewish Community Center. Please join us for a kiddush and dairy luncheon following the service. Please R.S.V.P. to Howard Warner at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you plan to attend the Kiddush. We look forward to seeing you at the service.


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You can follow Rabbi Szajman’s blog at www.RabbiTziona.com


I'll be back to our weekly emails again on July 2nd! Have a great week!



Temple Israel

Friday Shabbat Programming

Every Friday night!

5:30 pm Kabbalat Shabbat Services in the JCC Library.


Weekday Minyan Services on Tuesdays at 5:30 PM in the JCC Library.



See Menus under Education on left.


Hillel Academy of Broome County K-8 Jewish Dayschool

For more information contact Administrator This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

or visit our website:  HillelAcademyofBroomeCounty.org.

Due to Temple Israel's Building Damage, Hillel will be meeting for the remainder of the school year at TEMPLE CONCORD.


Once a month, Temple Israel takes our Kabbalat Shabbat Service on the road.  Our members gather in nursing homes to share kabbalat shabbat with our elders who can't travel to us. (This replaces the regular 5:30m service that day.)


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Temple Israel is a proud participant in Children of Abraham Interfaith Dialogue

For Information on our Interfaith Book Club:   click here


for Rabbi Prouser's Form: CLICK HERE