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PJ Library Playdate at the Park in Huntington Woods

Wednesday, Aug 28th 4:30p to 6:30pEnjoy the end of summer as Temple Israel helps celebrate PJ Library's Book Mitzvah!

Play and Pray Shabbat

Friday, Aug 30th 5:30p to 8:00pDinner, activities, and a special Shabbat service.

Labor Day Picnic

Monday, Sep 2nd 10:30a to 2:00pTrain Rides, Pizza, Magicians, Pony Rides, Kona Ice Trucks, Moon Walks, DJ, Face Painting, Games and SO MUCH MORE! Fun for the whole family! No pets, please.

Kehilah Family Shabbat Experience

Friday, Sep 13th 6:00p to 8:30pJoin us for a family-friendly Shabbat dinner followed by a high-energy Shabbat service with Rabbi Jennifer Lader and Artist in Residence Jacob “Spike” Kraus. RSVP required for dinner by the Monday prior. Dinner cost: $15/adult, $7/child 4-12, under 4 are free.

 
 
Shabbat for Tots

Shabbat, Sep 14th 10:30a to 11:30aFamilies with children 5 years of age and under are invited for a unique Shabbat experience! Join our Temple Israel clergy and early childhood educator, Jodie Kanagur, as we celebrate Shabbat and holidays with crafts, activities, songs, snacks and prayer.Temple Israel Young Adult Programming is supported by Marilyn and Walter Wolpin. For more information or to RSVP please contact Miriam Baxter at 248-661-5700.

Shabbat in a Box

Friday, Sep 20th 12:00p to 5:00pEnjoy a delicious Shabbat dinner in your home, let us do the cooking!

 
 
Bees in the D

Sunday, Sep 22nd 12:00p to 2:00pCatch the buzz on the life and legacy of the humble honeybee through this interactive Rosh Hashanah program. We'll find out the amazing things they do for us, what we can do for them, and end our afternoon with an apple and honey tasting!

 
 
ECC & Shabbat for Tots Sukkah Decorating Party

Shabbat, Oct 12th 10:30a to 12:00pHelp us build and decorate the Temple Israel Sukkah.

 
 
Shabbat for Tots

Shabbat, Oct 12th 10:30a to 11:30aFamilies with children 5 years of age and under are invited for a unique Shabbat experience! Join our Temple Israel clergy and early childhood educator, Jodie Kanagur, as we celebrate Shabbat and holidays with crafts, activities, songs, snacks and prayer.Temple Israel Young Adult Programming is supported by Marilyn and Walter Wolpin. For more information or to RSVP please contact Miriam Baxter at 248-661-5700.

Shabbat in a Box

Friday, Oct 18th 12:00p to 5:00pEnjoy a delicious Shabbat dinner in your home, let us do the cooking!

Adult Health and Fitness

Wednesday, Aug 28th 3:00p to 4:00pAdult Health and Fitness is a program that will focus on improving balance, mobility, coordination, flexibility and overall Wellness through a structured low impact exercise program performed from both seated and standing positions. Requirements for the program will be a Doctor's note stating that you can participate in low impact excercise.

Adult Health and Fitness

Wednesday, Sep 4th 3:00p to 4:00pAdult Health and Fitness is a program that will focus on improving balance, mobility, coordination, flexibility and overall Wellness through a structured low impact exercise program performed from both seated and standing positions. Requirements for the program will be a Doctor's note stating that you can participate in low impact excercise.

Game Day

Thursday, Sep 5th 1:00p to 4:00pBring your friends and your favorite game.

 
 
Jewish Tough Guys

Thursday, Sep 5th 7:00p to 8:00pBob Rockaway will ask, “What happened to Jewish tough guys?” Remember the days of Jewish gangsters and prize fighters? They attacked anti-Semitic and neo-Nazi meetings, and beat the stuffing out of the participants. Are we too polite today? Join us for this delightful, insightful presentation. RSVP online or 248.661.5725.

Adult Health and Fitness

Wednesday, Sep 11th 3:00p to 4:00pAdult Health and Fitness is a program that will focus on improving balance, mobility, coordination, flexibility and overall Wellness through a structured low impact exercise program performed from both seated and standing positions. Requirements for the program will be a Doctor's note stating that you can participate in low impact excercise.

Adult Health and Fitness

Wednesday, Sep 18th 3:00p to 4:00pAdult Health and Fitness is a program that will focus on improving balance, mobility, coordination, flexibility and overall Wellness through a structured low impact exercise program performed from both seated and standing positions. Requirements for the program will be a Doctor's note stating that you can participate in low impact excercise.

Here All Along: An Evening with Sarah Hurwitz

Thursday, Sep 19th 7:30p to 10:00pAfter a decade as a political speechwriter – serving as head speechwriter for First Lady Michelle Obama, a senior speechwriter for President Barack Obama, and chief speechwriter for Hillary Clinton on her 2008 presidential campaign – Sarah Hurwitz decided to apply her skills as a communicator to writing a book…about Judaism. And no one is more surprised than she is.

 
 
Adults Seeking Knowledge
Lunch and Learn

Monday, Sep 23rd 12:00p to 1:30p$7 members with advanced reservations, $10 nonmembers and walk-ins, includes lunch.

Adult Health and Fitness

Wednesday, Sep 25th 3:00p to 4:00pAdult Health and Fitness is a program that will focus on improving balance, mobility, coordination, flexibility and overall Wellness through a structured low impact exercise program performed from both seated and standing positions. Requirements for the program will be a Doctor's note stating that you can participate in low impact excercise.

Here All Along: An Evening with Sarah Hurwitz

Thursday, Sep 19th 7:30p to 10:00pAfter a decade as a political speechwriter – serving as head speechwriter for First Lady Michelle Obama, a senior speechwriter for President Barack Obama, and chief speechwriter for Hillary Clinton on her 2008 presidential campaign – Sarah Hurwitz decided to apply her skills as a communicator to writing a book…about Judaism. And no one is more surprised than she is.

What Every Couple Should Know Before and After Saying "I Do"

Tuesday, Oct 29th 7:00p to 8:30pThis is an exciting 2 week couple’s journey that will address topics such as: • Growing from “I” into “We”. • Essential skills for couples communication • Understanding and practicing the “5 Love Languages”. • Using Jewish ritual to strengthen your marriage. The workshop will be facilitated by Alisa Rautbort Bayer, Ph.D., M.S.W., C.S.W. Michelle Klein, LMSW, CSW Psychotherapists with a private practice in West Bloomfield.

What Every Couple Should Know Before and After Saying "I Do"

Tuesday, Nov 5th 7:00p to 8:30pThis is an exciting 2 week couple’s journey that will address topics such as: • Growing from “I” into “We”. • Essential skills for couples communication • Understanding and practicing the “5 Love Languages”. • Using Jewish ritual to strengthen your marriage. The workshop will be facilitated by Alisa Rautbort Bayer, Ph.D., M.S.W., C.S.W. Michelle Klein, LMSW, CSW Psychotherapists with a private practice in West Bloomfield.

 
 
Bunk45 Cider Mill Kickoff

Sunday, Sep 8th 4:30p to 5:30pJoin Bunk45 staff and counselors as we kick off the year at the Franklin Cider Mill for hot donuts and cold cider. Parents: drop off at the bridge at Franklin Cider Mill at 4:30pm, the program will end at 5:30pm. Free and Open to the Community! Join in on the fun and learn about the amazing programs we have planned for Temple Israel's premier junior youth group: Bunk45!

YFTI Kickoff: Cedar Point

Sunday, Sep 15th 8:00a to 9:00pYFTI is kicking off the year at your favorite place - Cedar Point! Join us for the day as we ride all the rides, eat amazing food and have a great day together! Please arrive to Temple Israel at 8:00AM for departure, and we will return at 9:30PM. Your park pass and dinner is included in the registration, but bring money for lunch and snacks at the park.

Quest Kever Avot Kickoff

Sunday, Sep 22nd 8:00a to 1:00pQuest is kicking off the year with mitzvot and mis’chak(games)! We will be volunteering our time helping our senior citizens on Kever Avot, a holiday where they get to visit the grave sites of their loved ones. We will be creating a project at Hebrew Memorial Cemetery and going to Dave & Busters for lunch an fun after. Please meet at Temple Israel at 8:30AM. We will return at 1:00PM.

 
 
Bunk45 Adventure Park

Sunday, Oct 6th 12:30p to 4:00pBunk45 is headed to the Adventure Park for the 3rd year in a row! Join Rabbi Marla and your Bunk45 friends and counselors for an afternoon of fun!

 
 
YFTI Mitzvah Day

Sunday, Oct 20th 8:30a to 12:30p

 
 
YFTI Mitzvah Day

Sunday, Oct 20th 12:00p to 4:00p

 
 
6th Grade Bus Tour of Jewish Detroit

Sunday, Oct 27th 9:00a to 1:00p6th Graders and their parents are invited for an experiential tour of Jewish Detroit, then and now!

JARC Channukah Party

Monday, Dec 9th 5:30p to 8:00pIn the registration, you can sign up for YFTI's Social Action Night with South Oakland Shelter. We will be cooking food for the homeless residents being housed at Temple Israel, participate in a social action project and learn about economic diversity in our community. Come on 12/16/2019 from 6:00 - 8:00PM.

L'Taken Political Advocacy Trip

Friday, Jan 10th (All day)We want your voice to be heard and we want you to be a leader in our political system. Temple Israel is going to Washington, D.C with Rabbi Josh and Zach from January 10 - 13, 2020 to participate in the RAC(Religious Action Center)'s L'Taken program. This long weekend is designed to educate, empower and motivate you to be active in politics and be a leader within your peers.

YFTI Ski Trip 2020

Friday, Jan 31st (All day)Get your winter gear ready for YFTI's Ski Trip to Shanty Creek! Whether you ski, snowboard or just want to have fun in the snow -- we will see you there! Please arrive at Temple Israel on January 31st, 2019 at 1:00PM for departure. We will return on February 2nd, 2019 at 5:00PM.

 
 
Pickle Making and Peking House

Tuesday, Sep 17th 10:30a to 2:00pWe'll make Kosher dill pickles and tour the greenhouse/food pantry at Yad Ezra, then have a family-style lunch at Peking House.

 
 
Ask Me Anything - Dinner

Thursday, Oct 3rd 6:30p to 8:30p

 
 
Sisterhood Fall Retreat

Friday, Oct 25th (All day)Treat yourself to a relaxing, fun retreat shared with friends and clergy. Please join with your sisters as we Raise Our Voices together for this Shabbaton retreat. The book selected for our group discussion is Gateway to the Moon by Mary Morris. It is available to check out from Temple Israel’s library and for purchase through AmazonSmile.

Adult Health and Fitness

Wednesday, Aug 28th 3:00p to 4:00pAdult Health and Fitness is a program that will focus on improving balance, mobility, coordination, flexibility and overall Wellness through a structured low impact exercise program performed from both seated and standing positions. Requirements for the program will be a Doctor's note stating that you can participate in low impact excercise.

Bereavement Support Group

Thursday, Aug 29th 7:00p to 8:30pAfter the death of a loved one, there are so many thoughts, feelings and experiences to deal with. Accepting the death of a loved one requires one to fully experience their grief. Sharing one's grief within a group setting enables grievers to recognize the commonality of their experiences while also defining the uniqueness of their grief. Facilitated by Diane Levy-Rubinstein, LMSW.

Adult Health and Fitness

Wednesday, Sep 4th 3:00p to 4:00pAdult Health and Fitness is a program that will focus on improving balance, mobility, coordination, flexibility and overall Wellness through a structured low impact exercise program performed from both seated and standing positions. Requirements for the program will be a Doctor's note stating that you can participate in low impact excercise.

Adult Health and Fitness

Wednesday, Sep 11th 3:00p to 4:00pAdult Health and Fitness is a program that will focus on improving balance, mobility, coordination, flexibility and overall Wellness through a structured low impact exercise program performed from both seated and standing positions. Requirements for the program will be a Doctor's note stating that you can participate in low impact excercise.

Adult Health and Fitness

Wednesday, Sep 18th 3:00p to 4:00pAdult Health and Fitness is a program that will focus on improving balance, mobility, coordination, flexibility and overall Wellness through a structured low impact exercise program performed from both seated and standing positions. Requirements for the program will be a Doctor's note stating that you can participate in low impact excercise.

Adult Health and Fitness

Wednesday, Sep 25th 3:00p to 4:00pAdult Health and Fitness is a program that will focus on improving balance, mobility, coordination, flexibility and overall Wellness through a structured low impact exercise program performed from both seated and standing positions. Requirements for the program will be a Doctor's note stating that you can participate in low impact excercise.

Bereavement Support Group

Thursday, Sep 26th 7:00p to 8:30pAfter the death of a loved one, there are so many thoughts, feelings and experiences to deal with. Accepting the death of a loved one requires one to fully experience their grief. Sharing one's grief within a group setting enables grievers to recognize the commonality of their experiences while also defining the uniqueness of their grief. Facilitated by Diane Levy-Rubinstein, LMSW.

Bereavement Support Group

Thursday, Oct 10th 7:00p to 8:30pAfter the death of a loved one, there are so many thoughts, feelings and experiences to deal with. Accepting the death of a loved one requires one to fully experience their grief. Sharing one's grief within a group setting enables grievers to recognize the commonality of their experiences while also defining the uniqueness of their grief. Facilitated by Diane Levy-Rubinstein, LMSW.

Bereavement Support Group

Thursday, Oct 24th 7:00p to 8:30pAfter the death of a loved one, there are so many thoughts, feelings and experiences to deal with. Accepting the death of a loved one requires one to fully experience their grief. Sharing one's grief within a group setting enables grievers to recognize the commonality of their experiences while also defining the uniqueness of their grief. Facilitated by Diane Levy-Rubinstein, LMSW.

 
 
"Portraits in Faith" presentation

Thursday, Nov 7th 7:00p to 9:30pInspirational presentation of photos and testimonies from individuals, of all faiths around the world. RSVP to 248.661.5725

 
 
Volunteer Opportunity with the Special Olympics!

Shabbat, Aug 24th 1:00p to 3:00pCalling all baseball and softball lovers. The Special Olympics needs volunteers for their tournament! Make this incredible event a success and do a mitzvah at the same time! *Perfect for B'nai Mitzvah Projects!! All ages welcome!

Labor Day Picnic

Monday, Sep 2nd 10:30a to 2:00pTrain Rides, Pizza, Magicians, Pony Rides, Kona Ice Trucks, Moon Walks, DJ, Face Painting, Games and SO MUCH MORE! Fun for the whole family! No pets, please.

 
 
Kids Bop Sim-POP Torah: Family Simchat Torah Celebration

Sunday, Oct 20th 5:00p to 7:00pCome rock & (sc)roll with our clergy as we celebrate Simchat Torah, completing a full Torah cycle reading and beginning the cycle again! • 5pm - Enjoy dinner, activities and crafts for the kids • 6pm - Dance your way into the sanctuary for family-friendly services, followed by a sweet treat on your way out! Dinner is $12 for adults. Children age 12 and under are free!

 

 

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