vibrant, inclusive and community-centered

Welcome to Temple Israel - Natick

  • Welcome

    Temple Israel of Natick is a vibrant, inclusive, community-centered congregation serving MetroWest Boston. We recently renovated our sanctuary to make it accessible. We welcome newcomers, interfaith couples & families, and people of all abilities, ages, backgrounds, & sexual orientations.  Please stop by!

  • Family Friendly

    With the Judy Gordon Nursery School, Ida & Charles Gilvarg Religious School, fun activities for young and old, and engaging clergy - we provide great communities for Jewish families of all varieties!

     

     

  • Prayer

    Temple Israel of Natick is proud to host the most reliable daily minyan in Metrowest Boston. Our Shabbat & Holiday services are warm and participatory, with lots of singing

  • Learning

    The Judy Gordon Nursery School, Ida & Charles Gilvarg Religious School, Prozdor, and robust Adult Education program offer lifetime learning for students of all ages

  • Community

    Our temple and its members are involved in social action and tsedaka throughout the community, volunteering at local food pantries and soup kitchens, teaching literacy, supporting the community through our caring committee, and working for other good causes locally and in Israel.

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Upcoming Events @ TI


Shababa

Friday mornings at 9:00 AM: Join us each Friday for Shababa, a pre-shabbat celebration for young children and their caregivers

Sisterhood Shabbat

Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 9:15AM: Please join us as members of the Sisterhood lead Shabbat services. Professor Emily Colbert Cairns will give a D’var Torah during services. Services will be followed by a luncheon sponsored by Sisterhood. For more information Click HERE

Purim Carnival 

Sunday, March 17 12PM to 2PM: The Purim Carnival is back with great Temple Israel of Natick games and prizes! For more information Click HERE

Purim Silent Auction and Raffle.

March 20, 2019 5:00-8:00pm: Parents Association of the Judy Gordon Nursery School presents PURIM silent Auction and Raffle.  For information Click HERE 

 Join in the PURIM Fun

Wednesday, March 20 Starting at 5:20 PM: For more details about the Purim Celebration Click HERE. For the Misloach Manot Paper Form Click HERE

Religious School  annual Shabbat Dinner  

Friday, March 29th: This year we'll be kicking off the Artist-in-Residence weekend and hope you can join us for a festive Kabbalat. For more Information Click HERE

 Shabbat & More with Josh Warshawsky

March 28-31, 2019: Josh Warshawsky will be the Artist in Residence for Shabbat and Café Achshav on Sunday evening March 31Click here for more details about the week.  

Café Achshav -  A Jewish World Music Experience

March 31st 7:15-9:15 PM: An evening of contemporary, spirited, Jewish folk music Dessert Reception after Concert Featuring Artist-in-Residence Josh Warshawsky For more details about the event Click HERE.

For information about tickets and sponsership Click HERE.

To purchase tickets or a sponsorship on-line, Click HERE 

To enjoy some of Josh Warshwsky's music now  Click on one or all of these Song titles - HaMeirah, Anin Zemirot, Emet and Ki Tazriach

Hearing Men's Voices 5779.  What do we teach our children?

Thursday April 4th at 8:00 PM: Third and final installment of Hearing Men's Voices 5779.  What do we teach our children? For more Information Click HERE

RISE AGAINST HUNGER @ TI 

Sunday April 28, 2019 2:30-4:30PM: Rise Against Hunger is driven by the vision of a world without hunger. For more information about this program Click HERE 

 

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About TI

WELCOME!

Temple Israel welcomes newcomers, interfaith couples & families, and people of all abilities, ages, backgrounds, & sexual orientations.  Please stop by! Click here to read our vision statement.

INCLUSION

We strive to be an inclusive community in every way possible and are proud to be a part of the Ruderman Synagogue Inclusion Project.  We welcome people with all abilities to our programs, events and services. It is our goal that everyone who enters our building may participate as fully as they wish. Our building is wheelchair accessible and hearing assistance devices are available when needed.  Please reach out to us with any special need requests.

THE "TI TIMES"

To receive our weekly emails or to re-subscribe, click here.  Email Carole in the office at [email protected] or call 508-650-3521 with questions or if you would like more information about the temple.

PreSchool at Temple Israel

Interested in learning about the Judy Gordon Nursery School at Temple Israel?  Flexible early drop-off and extended day options! Inquire about ongoing enrollment (18 months and up). Click here to learn all about it.  

Religious School Registration is Live

Click here to register for the Ida & Charles Gilvarg Religious School 2018-9 year!  Click here to email our director, Robin Kahn. Subscribe to our blog to read about what's happening in the school.

FOLLOW TI (TEMPLE ISRAEL)

Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, or JewishBoston.com. We also have a closed Facebook group for temple members.

HAKOL NEWSLETTER

TI's HaKol ("the voice"): September/October Newsletter

Brick Campaign

"Leave Your Mark"; help us repave our courtyard with engraved bricks in honor of the 75th anniversary of Temple Israel!  Click here to participate

Israel NewsFeed

Click here for an Israel NewsFeed

SHOP WITH SCRIP

Help support the temple by purchasing gift cards!  Here is a form for a standing monthly order.

ADULT EDUCATION! 

Click HERE to see our Adult Ed offerings, including weekly Talmud study and Israeli dancing, weekly and one-time classes, and other exciting events!  

TI is "nut aware" 

Temple Israel is "nut aware".  Please do not bring any nuts or nut products (peanuts or tree nuts) into the building.  Please be aware that food "may contain traces of nuts."

TI COOKBOOK 

Order your TI Cookbook!  Organized by the Gilvarg Religious School PA!

CJP Warmline

The CJP Warmline is available for those in financial distress. Here is a flyer.

THE TI WEBSITE

We welcome comments and questions. The website is currently updated by Ari Silverman, in collaboration with Cantor Ken, Adam Wilen and others.

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Support TI

DONATE TO TI

Here is our donation page and TI donation form.  Thank you for your generosity!  You can also use this button to donate online through PayPal and can use the Memo line for any notes. Please note that donations or payments to "arms" of the temple (Sisterhood, Men's Club, USY, Hazak...) should be made by check directly to these groups.

MARKETPLACE: AMAZON & MORE!

Click here for our online Marketplace-- shop at Amazon and other online destinations, and a percentage goes to support the temple!

TD BANK AFFINITY PROGRAM

If you have an account at TD Bank, please tell them that you are a TI member (or say code A2000) and help us qualify for a grant!