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Bar Mitzvah at Temple Israel
[Click photo above to view Lev HaDavar, Temple Israel's bulletin]

Temple Israel is a community of approximately 160 families. It is a positive and strong Reform Jewish presence in the London community, with a Religious School, Pre-School Experience, an active program of Adult Education, Social Action, Outreach, and social events. Our Shabbat Services, holiday and life-cycle observances are warm and inspiring.

We welcome Jewish and interfaith couples, traditional and non-traditional families, singles, LGBT, and people of every age, race and ethnicity. Whether you are new to Judaism or a learned scholar, you will find a warm welcome and a comfortable home at Temple Israel.

Explore our website, join us for services, classes, and programs, meet our members, visit our library and gift shop. You will find many opportunities to enrich your experience of Judaism. If this is your first visit, we hope you will come back often. Membership information can be found in the "About Us" section, on the MEMBERSHIP page.


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Temple Israel (of London)

605 Windermere Road
London, Ontario
Canada   N5X 2P1

Phone: 519-858-4400
Email: office@templeisraellondon.ca 

Rabbi Debra Dressler: 

rabbi.dressler@templeisraellondon.ca

 

 

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This Week at Temple Israel

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THIS WEEK’S REMINDER FOR EVENTS AT TEMPLE ISRAEL

For more details please visit our website:
www.templeisraellondon.ca

Thursday, July 2
5:00pm - Adult Hebrew at TI
Saturday, July 4
  10:00am - Shabbat Morning Service led by Josh Dubitsky
Potluck kiddush.  Please bring a dish to share.
12:00pm - Torah Study  at TI
Wednesday, July 8
8:00am - Morning Minyan at TI
Thursday, July 9
  5:00pm - Adult Hebrew at TI
Friday, July 10
 7:30pm - Shabbat Evening Service led by David Rosner
Potluck oneg.  Please bring a dish to share.  
Website News

Please visit our website often at templeisraellondon.ca ortilondon.ca. There you will find information about upcoming events, services, classes, and programs, as well as general information about your Temple. Highlights include a quick summary of upcoming events on our homepage, worship schedule on the Shabbat and holidays pages, adult education opportunities, youth education schedules, and a community cookbook. Our homepage also displays convenient links to our Facebook page, maintained by Rael Wienburg, our Google Plus page, maintained by Linda Zimmerman, and our Suggestion Box, maintained by Elizabeth Teevan.

If you are a TI member and have not yet received a username and password to enter the "Members' Lounge" section of our website, please contact your Webmaven at <webmaven@templeisraellondon.ca> for assistance.

 
The following list of directors and officers were approved at the General Meeting on June 24, 2015

Temple Israel Directors and Officers July 2015 to June 2016

Bonnie Teevan President
Gail Bass VP Finance/Treasurer
Daryl Fridenberg VP Programming
Daphne Stevens VP Communications/Secretary
Jim Stevens VP Operations
Elizabeth Teevan VP Education
Sandra Fisman Director
Ferne Kochberg Director
Barbara Lent Director
Lisa Manax Director
Jason  Mandlowitz Director
Gene Miller Director
Terry Sicular Director
Wally Zimmerman Immediate Past President
Ex officio members of the Board (Non voting)
Rabbi Debra Dressler, Rabbi
Ailene Wittstein, CCRJ Rep
Karen Ross, Lifetime member




JOIN US!

Israel's Ambassador to Canada, Rafael Barak, will be in London to provide an update on current developments in Israel and the Middle East.

Thursday, July 2nd at 7:30pm
Jewish Community Centre - 536 Huron St.

Space is limited – PLEASE RSVP – 519 673-3310

Refreshments will be served following the program.

Co-sponsored by the Jewish National Fund and London Jewish Federation




JNF London
500-536 Huron St.
London, Ontario, N5Y 4J5
Tel. 519.432.2139
Email. london@jnf.ca
www.jnflondon.ca



Email Contact Update Requested

If you have recently changed your email or other co-ordinates, kindly let us know.  We are currently refreshing our contact information and implementing some new systems so that we may continue to communicate effectively going forward.   Just drop at quick note to office@templeisraellondon.ca

Thank you.
2015 David Rubinoff Family Leadership Award To Honour Young
Adults in the Jewish Community

Nominate a student member of the London Jewish Community

Nomination Forms and Further Details at:  ljf@ljf.on.ca

Closing Date:  August 15, 2015.  

Please feel welcome to nominate more than one individual.  

This dedication to Tikkun Olam, the Jewish obligation to "heal the world" and build stronger communities, is the crux of the UJA's mission and is also a notion inspired by the tenets laid out by the Rubinoff family when establishing the award.  It is their desire to recognize and foster volunteer leadership, compassion, and strength of commitment.


By recognizing London's teen volunteers we promote dedication and model our priorities as a community.  The UJA and Federation aim to build a future where volunteering and leadership continue to be valued, even cherished.

CRITERIA

Nominees will have shown leadership, caring, compassion and strength of
commitment to the betterment of our Jewish community and/or the community-
at-large.  Nominees must have attended high school during the 2014/15 year,
and have completed more than 40 hours of volunteer work.  All eligible
applicants will be accepted and invited to participate in the award event and
presentation ceremony to take place on Sunday evening, October 18, 2015.
 

AJE: 2015-2016

October
Jewish Expression in the Performing Arts, Part 1: The History of Yiddish Theatre and Culture in Europe, facilitated by Erica Reshef

November
Jewish Expression in the Performing Arts, Part 2: Coping Creatively Through Contemporary Theatre, facilitated by Erica Reshef

December
And You Shall Tell: Where the Haggadah Came From, Where It Can Take You, facilitated by Bill Klein

March/April
Jewish Classical Music in the 20th Century and Beyond, facilitated by David Rosner

May/June
“Justice, Justice, Art Shall Pursue”: Jewish Artists in American Social Realism, facilitated by Sonia Halpern
The July-August 2015 issue of Lev HaDavar is now available via the Temple Israel website homepage:templeisraellondon.ca
Also, please visit our Temple Israel Facebook site and consider becoming a member:
http://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/TempleMember

Upcoming Special Events - Temple Israel

Temple Israel Events:  


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Sunday, September 13, 2015, 8:30 PM
EREV ROSH HASHANAH

Dinner at Temple Israel following service at JCC
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Monday, September 14, 2015, 1:00 PM
ROSH HASHANAH

Buffet Lunch at Temple Israel following service at JCC
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Wednesday, September 23, 2015, 7:30 PM
YOM KIPPUR

Dairy Buffet at Temple Israel to Break the Fast following
service at JCC
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Sunday, September 27, 2015, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
SUKKAH DECORATING & PANCAKE BREAKFAST
At Temple Israel

Culture Days at the JCC
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Monday, September 28, 2015, 10:00 AM
SUKKOT

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Sunday, October 4, 2015, 6:00 PM
SIMCHAT TORAH & CONSECRATION

Pre-Neg/Potluck at Temple Israel
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Saturday, October 17, 2015
TEMPLE ISRAEL 30TH ANNIVERSARY WEEKEND

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Sunday, October 25, 2015, 12:30 PM – 6:00 PM
CPR TRAINING AT TEMPLE ISRAEL
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November 2015 (Date and Location to be determined)
ARZA SHABBAT DINNER
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Saturday, December 12, 2015, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
CHANUKAH 7TH CANDLE

Havdalah with Latke Hors d’Oeuvres at Temple Israel
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Sunday, December 13, 2015, 12:00 PM – 2:30 PM
CHANUKAH & SHARE THE WARMTH

Latkes & more … at Temple Israel
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NOTE: Online RSVP is in test phase at this time.
Data is accurately recorded, but you may not receive email confirmation.

Lev HaDavar- Temple Israel bulletin in PDF format

 

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Lev HaDavar is Temple Israel's monthly bulletin. Click to view or download the CURRENT ISSUE. (No password required.)
Past issues of Lev HaDavar are available in the Members' Lounge (Username and password required.)


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Temple Israel Library Catalogue

- photo by Rael Wienburg

Click here for the Temple Israel Library Catalogue

You can search the catalogue by title, author, or tag (=subject)
or browse through the catalogue in any order you wish.

Plan to visit the Temple Israel Library (2nd floor) any time our building is open.

Announcements

ANNOUNCEMENTS

♦ WELCOME to our RJ Web 2.0 Temple Israel website!!!
Most of our website does not require Login.  Usernames and Passwords for Temple Israel members have been created.  Login provides access to the Members' Lounge section of our website and to Bikur Cholim Sign-Up Sheets (None at this time.)  If you are a TI member and have not received a Username and Password, or if you have forgotten yours, please contact Linda Zimmerman, webmaven@templeisraellondon.ca 
NOTE: We are pleased to announce that Login is now working. 


♦ Do you need a ride?
If you can’t drive in the dark, or you’re without a car (or license) and you want to come to Temple for any reason (a program, a service) please call the Temple Office with as much notice as you can, but even if it’s for the same day, please call. 

♦ If you are planning an activity...
Please remember to call the Temple Office (519)858-4400, as early as possible to reserve a room.
♦ Lev Ha-Davar - July-August issue is now available in .PDF and Flipbook format
The current issue of Temple Israel's bulletin, Lev HaDavar, is now available on the TI homepage -- LOGIN NOT REQUIRED. You may read Lev Ha-Davar online, or print it, or save it to your computer for fast future access. (Use Print or Save options in Adobe Reader.) NOTE: Past issues and calendars will continue to be available in the Members' Lounge (Login required). It will take some time to finish moving all the past issues of Lev HaDavar to the new website.  If you need a particular issue immediately, please contact webmaven@templeisraellondon.ca
♦ Mishkan T'filah and Torah Commentary Dedications
Please consider dedicating one (or more) of our new prayer books or Torah commentaries to honour a special occasion or the memory of your family and friends. Details on the Donations page.

 NEW!!!  Panoramas
Panoramas of our Temple (front and rear views), Sanctuary, Library, and Kitchen by Rael Wienburg have been posted on the About Us - Our Building page.
 
♦ Our Front Door is now the Main Entrance for Shabbat and Holiday Services.
Please note that for Shabbat and Holiday services, people are invited to enter through our beautiful front door and lobby.  The side entrance will be used to bring in food and, until such time as we have wheelchair access in the front, the side door will continue to be used for wheelchair access. 
At all other times, the main door will remain locked, and people should enter the Temple through the side door.

♦ Please Note!!
For the sake of our custodians, Ira and Sergio Saavedra, please ensure that, at any Temple function, if you move chairs from one floor to the other, you return them to their original level. Thank you.
♦ Please Sponsor an Oneg or Kiddush
Members of Temple Israel take turns providing refreshments for Oneg Shabbat or Shabbat Kiddush. It:s a great opportunity to honour a yahrzeit, a simcha, or other special person or event. Contact Temple Office.
♦ Reform Judaism Magazine
EVERY TEMPLE ISRAEL HOUSEHOLD SHOULD BE RECEIVING – AND READING – REFORM JUDAISM MAGAZINE! It is an excellent resource which links us to the broader Reform Jewish world…and it is part of your membership package! If you do not receive REFORM JUDAISM MAGAZINE, call the Temple Office, please. Stop missing opportunities for Jewish growth!
♦ Suggestion Box
Do you have a suggestion? A brilliant idea? A comment? Send it in to the Temple Israel suggestion box. Email suggestion.box@templeisraellondon.ca 
♦ Temple Israel Endowment Fund
Managed under the London Jewish Community Foundation, all contributions to this Fund are held in perpetuity, and the interest income will be provided each year to Temple Israel to help support our growing needs. [MORE INFORMATION ON THE DONATIONS PAGE]
♦ Temple Israel on Facebook
Thank you to Rael Wienburg for setting up a page for "Temple Israel of London, Ontario, Canada" on Facebook: http://tinyurl.com/TIonFacebook .
♦ Temple Israel on Google Plus
Temple Israel now has a presence on Google Plus. Find us at http://tinyurl.com/TIonGPlus Join Google+ (It's free), then follow our page by putting it in one of your circles. This is completely optional. Our website templeisraellondon.ca remains Temple Israel's primary means of sharing information with our members.
♦ Temple Israel Gift Shop and Online Gift Shop
The TEMPLE ISRAEL GIFT SHOP and ONLINE GIFT SHOP pages are now available.

♦ 
Things to Do to Help Temple Israel that can be Completed in Three Hours or Less
    • Provide transportation for somebody to/from Services or an event
    • Provide an Oneg or Kiddush
    • Help clean up after an Oneg, Kiddush, or Holiday event
    • Join a "cooking crew" to make edibles for a Temple event
    • Help set up for a Temple event
    • Do grocery shopping for a Temple event
    • Pitch in when there is a yard clean-up
    • Provide a meal for Temple members facing health issues or bereavement
    • Sort food at the Food Bank with Temple Israel's Social Action Group
    • Help the Soup Group make wonderful vegetable soup for the Rotholme Women's & Family Shelter.
    • Participate by attending functions such as; Temple religious services, Wednesday morning minyan, Wednesday Lunch n' Learn, etc.
♦ WESTERN and FANSHAWE STUDENTS are ALWAYS WELCOME at Temple Israel services and programs.
Please join us for any Shabbat or Holiday service, for High Holy Days, and for any program that interests you. Contact office@templeisraellondon.ca or 519-858-4400.
♦ Yahrzeit (Memorial) Board
A lasting way to honour the memory of your loved ones. Information about Temple Israel's Yahrzeit (Memorial) Board is now on the Donations page.

Upcoming Special Events - Community

Community Events




JOIN US!

Israel's Ambassador to Canada, Rafael Barak, will be in London to provide an update on current developments in Israel and the Middle East.

Thursday, July 2nd at 7:30pm
Jewish Community Centre - 536 Huron St.


Space is limited – PLEASE RSVP – 519 673-3310

Refreshments will be served following the program.

Co-sponsored by the Jewish National Fund and London Jewish Federation




JNF London
500-536 Huron St.
London, Ontario, N5Y 4J5
Tel. 519.432.2139
Email. london@jnf.ca
www.jnflondon.ca
 

Upcoming TI Events

Jul
8

Wednesday, 8 July 2015 8:00am - 9:00am

Jul
9

Thursday, 9 July 2015 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Jul
10

Friday, 10 July 2015 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Jul
15

Wednesday, 15 July 2015 8:00am - 9:00am

Jul
15

Wednesday, 15 July 2015 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Jul
16

Thursday, 16 July 2015 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Jul
18

Saturday, 18 July 2015 10:00am - 12:00pm

Jul
18

Saturday, 18 July 2015 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Jul
22

Wednesday, 22 July 2015 8:00am - 9:00am

Jul
23

Thursday, 23 July 2015 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Jul
25

Saturday, 25 July 2015 10:00am - 12:00pm

Jul
25

Saturday, 25 July 2015 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Upcoming Community Events

Oct
27

Tuesday, 27 October 2015 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Nov
4

Wednesday, 4 November 2015 - Sunday, 8 November 2015

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