Favorite Places to Break the Fast on Yom Kippur

Posted Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 9:00:00 am

It’s almost here… Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement... Fortunately, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel… 

What is Tisha B'av?

Posted Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 12:00:00 am
By Rabbi Amy Feder Tisha B’av is probably the holiday that, if you grew up in a Reform congregation, you were the least likely to have ever celebrated. And not just ...

Jody's Journey to Empower Healthy Smiles

Posted Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 3:00:00 pm

By Jody Gerth
Interfaith Outreach Coordinator and Youth Group Advisor at Temple Israel

This was my second year going to Honduras with Washington Overseas Mission (WOM). I love to travel and I love to help those in need, so this organization is right up my alley...


Posted Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 9:00:00 am

Eleanor Chih-En Docter Fan is quite a mouthful of a name for a six month old. And just imagine when she has to sign her name on standardized tests, for her driver’s license, or on her first mortgage. Right now, she is known by most just as “Ella”...

What is Yom Ha’atzmaut?

Posted Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 2:00:00 pm

An Israeli professor of mine used to say, “You know the biggest difference between the histories of America and Israel?...  


Posted Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 4:17:00 pm
By Rabbi Amy Feder For weeks, our daughter Molly has been telling people how excited she is that this year, her birthday is on a Jewish holiday: Tu B’Shevat. But after ...

Birthday Celebrations, Preschool Style

Posted Monday, December 4, 2017 at 2:00:00 pm
The following blog post is written by Ken (Melissa) Susman, a TI member and the DECC parent of Madison Susman, who attends Miss Nancy and Miss Angela's Purple Lizard class. ...

The legacy of my great-grandfather, Mike Fadem

Posted Monday, November 13, 2017 at 2:00:00 pm
It is a funny thing to be connected to a person you've never met. A person who died 15 years before you were born. However, my entire life I have felt a strong connection to ...


Posted Monday, September 18, 2017 at 10:54:00 am

Enjoy this poem about forgiveness by Temple Israel member Leanne Rebecca Ortbals in anticipation of the High Holy Days.

Why I am a Jew

Posted Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at 3:00:00 pm

When did I become a Jew? As a convert, it’s a long story, and as a retired minister it’s a really long story...

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