Toasting Tu B'Shevat with wine tasting
On Tu B’Shevat, the New Year of the Trees, the custom is to taste four cups of wine, each cup holding special significance. Join us Wednesday, Feb. 4 as we toast the holiday with sommeliers extraordinaire Brad Trushin and Oliver Pfeffer, who will guide our tastings. We will also enjoy light refreshments, primarily those significant to this holiday. Join us for a fun, fabulous evening of good wine and company under the stars on the Brown Patio. For prepaid registration, click here.
Temple Israel to host two family-friendly Shabbat experiences
Families, this one – no, two – are for you! On Friday, Feb. 6, start with our 5:30 p.m. Sababa Shabbat includes prayers and blessings with Rabbi Heyn, music and dance fun with Mallie Perlmutter, followed by themed activities and a light dinner. For cost information and to RSVP, click here. Our 7:30 p.m. Friday Evening Service features our 2nd- and 3rd-grade Religious School students bringing in Shabbat with Rabbi Heyn, along with guest cantorial soloist Jennifer Benrey, accompanied by director of music Dr. Alan Mason. An Oneg and schmoozing cap the evening. For more information, click here.
Join us for our next Shabbat dinner
Join Rabbi Tom Heyn and your Temple Israel family for a full Friday night Shabbat experience on February 13th, beginning at 6 p.m. Enjoy the company of family and friends over dinner, then attend together our 7:30 p.m. Friday evening Shabbat service in the beautiful Bertha Abess Sanctuary. The service, led by Rabbi Heyn, will include musical guest cantorial soloist Mark Levy, accompanied by the temple's director of music Dr. Alan Mason on piano. An Oneg and schmoozing follow. RSVP for catered dinner a must. To do so, click here.Read More
Rabbi Yael Levy, recently named one of “America’s Most Inspiring Rabbis” by The Jewish Daily Forward, will be Temple Israel of Greater Miami's guest scholar-in-residence for a Shabbaton on March 20-21 as part of the congregation’s Health & Wellness initiative. Rabbi Levy will lead a SPIRITUAL SHABBAT weekend at the temple, bringing to the Miami community her expertise in Jewish mindfulness practices. All are welcome to take part in this Shabbaton, which will take us from an introduction to the concepts and practice of Jewish mindfulness to a hands-on workshop and practical demonstration to gain deeper understanding and experience.