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Stop in any time of day at Temple Israel, and you’ll discover that everyone is learning. Led by an enthusiastic team of professional instructors, subject specialists, clergy and community educators, we’ve got something for every age group and interest. From music classes for babies to a thriving Religious School, from our dynamic teen program to our exceptional enrichment classes for seniors, Temple Israel is the place to be for Jewish learning.


The Susan and Rabbi Harold Loss Early Childhood Center is a Jewish "Great Start to Quality" four-star rated facility. With early and late care available daily and liberal scholarships available through the Audrey & William Farber Endowment, Temple Israel's ECC is convenient and accessible. We provide a loving, safe, and nurturing home away from home - a sacred space where young children and their families enjoy a blended curriculum. Temple Israel will make a difference in the foundation of your child's future. Come see for yourself! 

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To live fully as a Jew requires knowledge of our history, tradition and observance. Just as important is a secure emotional bond to our religion, our people, our heritage. The educational programs at Temple Israel integrate experience and knowledge, nourishing both heart and mind.

Education is Temple Israel’s foremost commitment and is demonstrated by providing a quality Jewish education to our Jewish youth. The dynamic faculty of committed Jewish educators is chosen for its ability to inspire students with a love of Judaism, while imparting skills necessary to become active and knowledgeable Jews. Temple Israel embodies Reform Judaism’s commitment to strengthen the fabric of Jewish life and ensure the future of Judaism and the Jewish people by offering a curriculum that is both age-appropriate and pedagogically sound.

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The family education programs at Temple Israel provide all members of the family the opportunity for a meaningful Jewish experience. The goal of Family Education at Temple Israel is to inspire parents to continue learning and teaching Jewish values and practices at home. We strive to help engage and empower families to participate more fully in an active Jewish life, and to involve family members in their children’s Jewish education so that the whole family can support and enhance their Jewish experience. 

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Be yourself. Grow with us. Our inclusive, welcoming youth programs guide kids and teens along their journey, providing leadership opportunities, social networks, and close, personal relationships with clergy and role models. We can’t wait to meet you!

  • Bunk45 (4th-5th grade)
  • Quest (6th-8th grade)
  • YFTI (9th-12th grade)
  • Madrichim (8th-12th grade)
  • ROOTS (9th-12th grade)

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Do you have a student going off to college? How about one or two of them already there? Make sure they stay connected with Temple Israel by signing them up for our College Connection. It's easy! Once we have your student's contact information, he or she will receive the Temple Israel Messenger, information on special events occurring in the Jewish world, an invitation to dinner sponsored by Brotherhood, gift packages for the holidays and more!

CLICK HERE to register yourself or your child. You can also register by sending your student's name, school and expected year of graduation, college address (including apartment or dorm number), cell phone and email directly to Miriam Baxter at 248-661-5700.

Sunday nights in the winter can be lonely on a college campus. Beat the "winter blahs" by joining Temple Israel for a few dinners and evenings filled with good company! The Temple Israel clergy will dine with our college students in Ann Arbor and East Lansing, graciously sponsored by the Temple Israel Brotherhood. For dates and more information, contact Miriam Baxter at 248-661-5700.


Temple Israel’s commitment to life-long education extends throughout adulthood. Each year, we offer both year-long and mini-courses as well as individual speakers and programs. Both daytime and evening classes are taught by the Temple’s professional staff and other experienced Jewish professionals and lay people from our own congregation and the Jewish community at large.

We are pleased this year to offer a wide variety of classes, guest-speakers, programs and events to help you continue learning and exploring your Jewish faith. Adult Hebrew courses are taught each season. Take advantage of learning with other adults! Don’t miss out on these exciting offerings!

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Temple Israel has two libraries on site. The Weinberg Family Library houses a collection of over 10,000 volumes on Jewish theology, history, and philosophy, Jewish life, Israeli studies, art, music, language and literature, including classic and contemporary adult fiction from American, European and Israeli authors. The Hodari Family Children's Library and Media Center holds over 5,000 books, CDs, DVDs, puzzles and games of Jewish content for children of all ages, from preschool to high school, and provides students with access to the internet and a vast array of Hebrew and Judaic software programs.

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