Why Join?

When you become a part of the Temple Israel family, there's so much more than membership or affiliation–it really does feel like family.
We're conveniently located near The Arsht Center, PAMM, American Airlines Arena, and the Philip and Patricia Frost Science Museum.


• A broad and eclectic group of passionate inclusionary members who care deeply for a 94-year-old progressive Reform Temple, inviting intergenerational families and the entire LGBT community.

• The privilege of pastoral care, including the counsel and support of our Rabbi for lifecycle events and in times of difficulty and bereavement.

• Discounted member rates at special events (both Temple and off campus), programs, dinners and much more.

• Complimentary tickets to our High Holy Day services, plus access to holiday dinners and celebrations including Rosh Hashanah dinner, Yom Kippur Break-the-Fast, Chanukah dinner, and Passover seders.

• Eligibility of enrollment in our Colman Zwitman Religious School with a discounted tuition.

• Bar and Bat Mitzvah preparation and training. (Separate fee applies).

• Scholar-in-Residence programs and a wide variety of havurot based on your interest.

• Opportunities for adult education with our Rabbi, Director of Education, and other area clergy.

• The chance to personally raise your social justice voice through our monthly homeless feedings, work in our edible garden, and other social justice causes.

• Access to our youth program through NFTY–the national Reform Movement youth program.

• Membership in the Union for Reform Judaism, the national organization of the Reform Movement, giving each member a subscription to URJ’s quarterly magazine, discounted tuition to URJ Camps and NFTY youth program and educational and leadership opportunities.

• Availability of cemetery plots at Lakeside Memorial Park at a discounted price.

• Yahrzeit notifications for any family members who have passed on.

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