Temple Israel


  • View the March 27, 2017 Interfaith Justice Panel

    Temple Israel hosted an incredible evening, a panel discussion focused on "Why Justice is Foundational to Christianity, Islam, and Judaism". Led by Rabbi Micah Greenstein, Reverend Dr. Stephen R. Montgomery of Idlewild Presbyterian Church and Dr. Yasir Qadhi of Memphis Islamic Center, the 375+ attendees left with a better understanding of the similarities between the faiths and their shared emphasis on justice. View the full evening here.

  • Make Your Passover Seder Entertaining and Educational with Tips from Hollywood

    Thursday, April 6, 7:00 pm
    For Ages 21+

    Rabbi Feivel will share the secrets of designing a fun, meaningful, and robust seder. To RSVP click here.



  • Career Transition Group: CHANGE IN DATE

    Sunday, April 2, 9:30 am
    This month, the career transition group will feature Paul A. Phillips, who will cover Networking (April 2). PLEASE NOTE: the April 16 session with Roger Polak is now scheduled for Sunday, May 7. Contact Barbara Hermann, barbaramhermann@gmail.com or Rob Mann, robertdmann@gmail.com with questions.

  • L'dor Vador Shabbat

    Friday, April 21, 6:15 pm
    A congregational Shabbat celebration where adults and children enjoy worshipping together. Perfect for congregants of all ages and features participatory music, both traditional and contemporary. Shabbat dinner follows. RSVP here for the dinner ($8/adult; $4/child) by April 19.


  • See Rabbi Greenstein's Sermons from Calvary Episcopal Church Lenten Series

    Rabbi Greenstein spoke to a packed sanctuary (both days!) during the Calvary Episcopal Church Lenten Preaching Series this past Tuesday (3/21) and Wednesday (3/22). Couldn't make it? See the sermons here.

  • Bells and Pomegranates: Our Approach to Godly Conversations

    Rabbi Katie Bauman eloquently provided the Davar Acher for this week's "Reform Voices of Torah" via ReformJudaism.org. Read it here.

    This post originally appeared on the blog of ReformJudaism.org. Want to receive similar commentary each week? Sign up for Ten Minutes of Torah emails.

  • Let's Stay in Touch with Temple Israel's College-Aged Adults!
    Saturday, April 1, 2017

    WRJ-Sisterhood will continue sending care packages in 2017 to our college-aged adults. Please contact Debra Saharovich: dsahar@aol.com or Laura Tanenbaum: talkntbaum@aol.com by April 1 with any address changes, or if your child is abroad.

  • Remember When... from the latest Voice

    70 years ago, Temple Israel hosted its 1947 Purim party and set the stage for our fabulous Purimspiels! Learn more here! (Scroll to the bottom).

  • Engage in Judaism With Dr. Joe Levy
    Sunday, January 8, 2017 - Sunday, May 7, 2017

    Sundays through May 7, 2017, when religious school is in session, 11 am

    Topic is: Moses: Liberator, Leader, Law Giver, Teacher, Prophet, Poet, Hero, and Human Being. Please bring a Bible to class.