ABOUT Temple Israel

We are so happy you could join us. Temple Israel is, and has been for 100 years, the place in Tulsa where Reform Jews can gather to explore and enrich our Jewish identity. Temple Israel is affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism. We are a diverse and inclusive community.

We are a congregation of 375 families and are active participants in Jewish traditions and innovations. We value and embrace: dynamic programming, prayer and spirituality, life-long learning and study, meaningful life-cycle occasions, community connections across the generations, social justice and civic responsibility.

The Temple Israel Family looks forward to warmly welcoming you!




TGIS: Thank God It’s Shabbat!
Friday,  December 2 | 6:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. | Savory Pre-Oneg
Join your Temple family for a spirited, family-friendly service with the joyful music of our band and Cantor Faith Steinsnyder. There will be a special December Birthday Blessing, and all children will be invited to stand under the tallit during the Hashkiveinu prayer. We will have prayers on the big screen, with siddurim also available. Following the service, join us for a delicious Shabbat dinner catered by Alin Torianyk. The menu includes: challah, assorted salads, Moroccan chicken, roasted onion orzo, green beans, and potato bourekas. The main dish for kids will be hot dogs in a bun. Cookies, fruit, and hot cocoa bar for dessert. Please contact the TI office at 918-747-1309 or reservations@templetulsa.com to RSVP for dinner and payment by Wed. Nov. 30 ($13/adult, $7/child, under 5 free). You can also use this link to submit your RSVP and payment: http://www.templetulsa.com/rsvp-for-events/2016/12/2/tgis-thank-god-its-shabbat. Indicate any dietary needs with your RSVP.
Saturday, December 3
Shabbat Morning Service | 10:30 a.m.
Be part of our warm and caring minyan. Participatory prayer, music and Torah study followed by a potluck lunch. If you are able to, please bring a dish to share. 

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