Temple Israel Brotherhood


Click here for your online Brotherhood Membership Application



Our Purpose

The Temple Israel Brotherhood is the men’s affiliate of Temple Israel. Its function is to provide an environment in which the adult male members of our congregation may be linked to the Temple Community through service and social connections. We are actively engaged in improving the quality of life for our members, our families, our congregation and our society.

Our Temple Community

Brotherhood develops and executes programs that benefit the families of Temple Israel. These programs, which enhance the religious, spirtitual and educational needs of our community, include (click for more information): 

Our Greater Community

Brotherhood plans and participates in programs to promote a clear vision of social justice that is integral to Reform Jewish values. Some of these programs include (click for more information):

  • KADIMA Seder
  • Blood Drives 
  • Housing the Homeless Program
  • Tiger and Piston tickets for JARC, KADIMA, and JFS.
  • Inter-Congregational Dinners

Social/Networking Connections 

Through our active program calendar, Brotherhood members develop friendships, build roots within the Temple Israel community, and promote business relationships within the Jewish community.

Leadership Development 

Our goal is to develop leaders who will perpetuate the existence of Brotherhood and who will execute the vision of our organization. In addition, we provide a source of leaders for the greater Temple Israel community.

To Get Connected 

Want to learn about Temple Israel Brotherhood? We’d love to hear from you. Please contact any of the officers or Temple Israel for more information on how you can join us in our religious, spiritual, educational, and social programs throughout the year.

Brian D. Karbel  - [email protected] or 248-425-3487
President, Temple Israel Brotherhood

Upcoming Events: 


Breakfast With Sheriff Mike Bouchard

Michael Bouchard has been the Sheriff of Oakland  County since 1999, running one of the nation’s largest Sheriffs’ Offices, overseeing 1,300 employees.
Join Brotherhood on Sunday, October 1st at 9:45 am as Sheriff Bouchard discusses the State of Oakland County, and answers questions about safety concerns.

Cost of Breakfast is $20, and is open to the community.
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Questions?  Contact Larry Snider at  (248) 914-1143






Temple Israel Wine Tasting

 Thursday, October 26 • 7 pm
$30 per person
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About Us

HIGH HOLIDAY TICKETS: Any High Holiday ticket requests placed/sent to Temple Israel after 5:00 pm on Thursday, September 14, 2017, will be available for pick up at the security desk at The Tyner Entrance, either during business hours prior to the holidays or when you arrive for services. They will not be mailed!

Temple Israel is a Reform Jewish Congregation which seeks to fulfill its religious and ethical goals by being a center for spiritual fulfillment, life-long learning, cultural enrichment, community leadership, social responsibility, and by lovingly entrusting our Reform Jewish tradition from generation to generation. We are committed in our support of the State of Israel and of the Jewish people throughout the world.

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