Our high school youth group, TIFTY, creates young leaders
Our high school youth group, TIFTY, creates young leaders

Welcome to Congregation Temple Israel!


We are a Reform congregation in St. Louis, Missouri with a proud history of more than a century of service to our area's Jewish and general communities.

We welcome all who wish to worship, study, participate in social justice, and explore faith and spirituality with us.  

Wherever you may be along your Jewish journey, there is a place for you at  Temple Israel.





Featured Events


TIFTY Presents Movie Night- Tangled

Admission: FREE Concession sold from 5:15-7:30 p.m. Bring a blanket or pillows Volunteer to pain faces, twist
>>Read About It

News & Updates

Gala RSVPs Due Oct. 31

We hope you can join us for our Illuminate the Night gala on Sunday, Nov. 16, starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis.

The reservation deadline is tomorrow, Oct. 31.



Read More

An Afternoon with Joanne Caras

Temple Israel's Women's ConnecTIon will host an afternoon with cookbook author Joanne Caras on Sunday, Nov. 9, from 1-3 p.m. Admission is $18 per person, with proceeds benefiting the St. Louis Holocaust Museum and Learning Center. 


Read More

Ray Hartmann to Discuss Ferguson

Temple Israel member Ray Hartmann, CEO/owner of St. Louis Magazine and a weekly combatant on the Nine Network of Public Media's Donnybrook program, will discuss "Ferguson: Where are we Now" following our 6:30 p.m. Shabbat B'Shir, service in song on Friday, Nov. 14.



Read More

Thanksgiving Wish List

A generous gift from an anonymous donor covers most, but not all of the costs for our Thanksgiving Dinner for those in our community who are in need.

This event, held on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving (this year on Nov. 26) serves 400-500 guests who come to us from senior living centers and social service agencies throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area.


Additional donations are appreciated to help us cover the remaining costs to host the dinner.  View our Wish List and donate online now.

Read More

Our Photo Gallery

Browse and enjoy the candid shots of our Congregational Family!