Address: #1 Rabbi Alvan D. Rubin Drive St. Louis, Mo. 63141
Phone: 314-432-8050 • Fax: 314-432-8053
Email: [email protected]
Amy Feder, Senior Rabbi
Michael Alper, Rabbi
Mark L. Shook, Rabbi Emeritus
Rachel Andreasson, Executive Director
Congregation Temple Israel is a diverse and welcoming community committed to living Reform Judaism through our vibrant, music-filled Shabbat worship; our Family Education Department, which houses our dynamic preschool, religious and Hebrew school programs; our wide range of adult learning opportunities; our emphasis on interfaith dialogue and our dedication to tikkun olam (repairing our world).
Our Shabbat worship services are welcoming and participatory, and include prayers, music, both contemporary and traditional—and a meaningful reflection on the weekly Torah portion.
Our Deutsch Early Childhood Center (DECC) meets the needs of today’s families with flexible hours and a variety of programs for children ages 6 months through pre-kindergarten, and builds relationships that foster each child’s social, emotional, intellectual and physical growth in a safe, nurturing Jewish community.
Our Temple Israel Religious School (TIRS) develops community relationships and Jewish identity through active and engaging learning for students in grades K through 12. We create opportunities for every person to find his or her place and be an active part of our learning community. Many of our teachers are longtime TI members who love to share their Jewish experience and knowledge with all of our learners.
We also encourage lifelong learning by providing a variety of adult education opportunities, including classes that delve into the basics of Judaism, Jewish culture and history, and Torah study and discussion groups with varying themes to meet the diverse interests of each and every generation. Tl embraces tikkun olam, supporting causes dear to congregants and by sponsoring programs such as community volunteering opportunities, food, clothing and personal care item collection drives, and a Thanksgiving Dinner for those in need.
Temple Israel welcomes individuals and families at any stage of their Jewish journey, whether they are new to Judaism or highly engaged. From toddlers to seniors and every age in-between, and from Interfaith, LGBTQ, and every ability level, our congregants comprise an eclectic, diverse and welcoming community.
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Rob Litz is President. Louise Losos is President-Elect.