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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

Wednesday, July 29
8:00am - Morning Minyan at TI
5:00pm - Executive Meeting at TI
7:30pm - Anniversary Celebration Committee Meeting at TI

Thursday, July 30
  5:00pm - Adult Hebrew at TI

Friday, July 31
  7:30pm - Shabbat Evening Service at TI led by Wally Zimmerman.
 Potluck oneg.  Please bring a dish to share.

Monday, August 3
  NOTE - Temple Israel Office is closed - Civic Holiday

Wednesday, August 5
8:00am - Morning Minyan at TI

Thursday, August 6
  5:00pm - Adult Hebrew at TI

Saturday, August 8
10:00am - Shabbat Morning Services led by Rabbi Debra Dressler at TI. Yolanda Tomaszewski will host the kiddush in honour of the aufruf of her daughter Sarah and Brandon Spegel.
12:00pm - Torah Study at TI
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. 
C A M P  Y E L A D I M
9 a.m - 4 p.m. Day Camp at the JCC
and Introducing
Yeladim Juniors:
A half-day camp option (12:30 dismissal) perfect for your pre-schooler

Lunch Included for both full-day and half-day campers


Register for individual weeks or for the entire summer session:

Full Day: $200 per child for 1st week
$225 per child per week, weeks 2 - 4
$190 per sibling


Half Day $100 per child for 1st week
$120 per child per week, weeks 2 - 4

Tax receipts available for all fees

Great Discounts!
Sign up for 3 or more weeks and receive 5% discount
Sign up for all 4 weeks and receive 10% discount

Register at JCC  reception desk or call 519 673 3310

WEBSITE NEWS

We have a new vendor on the Temple Israel website - Online Gift Shop page.
http://templeisraellondon.ca/til-giftshop/online-gift-shop​
(Or go to tilondon.ca, select “Gift Shop”, then select “Online Gift Shop”)

​​Hudson's Bay ​has just joined Chapters Indigo, Sears, Sears Outlet, and The Source as vendors who will pay commission to Temple Israel for online purchases which begin on our Online Gift Shop page.  Take advantage of any sales or discounts that are being offered. Commissions are paid by the vendors, and they do not cost you anything.

​To-date, Temple Israel’s Online Gift Shop page has earned $118.82 in commissions.​
 
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.)

July Calendar

August Calendar


Lev HaDavar- Temple Israel bulletin in FlipBook format

 

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.

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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

Upcoming TI Events

Jul
29

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 8:00am - 9:00am

Jul
29

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Jul
29

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Jul
30

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

Jul
31

Friday, 31 July 2015 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Aug
3

Monday, 3 August 2015

Aug
5

Wednesday, 5 August 2015 8:00am - 9:00am

Aug
6

Thursday, 6 August 2015 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Aug
8

Saturday, 8 August 2015 10:00am - 12:00pm

Aug
8

Saturday, 8 August 2015 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Aug
12

Wednesday, 12 August 2015 8:00am - 9:00am

Aug
12

Wednesday, 12 August 2015 7:30pm - 9:00pm

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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