Shorashim (Roots)

They say that the greatest gifts you can give your children are roots and wings. Join Shorashim (Roots), Temple Israel's newest initiative, offering fun family programming for kids of all ages. Shorashim is excited to create a Temple community for you and your families to celebrate the holidays together, celebrate Shabbat together, do mitzvot together, and help instill Jewish roots for our families to grow.

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For more information, contact Lisa Einstein

Upcoming Events, 2018-19

Sukkot Extravaganza
Sun, Sept 23rd, 9:00 - 11:00 am

A fun-filled morning for families of all ages!
Morning to include:
- Project Sukkah - an architectural challenge using unconventional materials to build a Sukkah and then display in our Sukkah museum
- Arts & Crafts to decorate Sukkah
- Brunch

Shabbat is Awesome & Havdalah

Spend Shabbat with us! Camp-style! An afternoon of games, rest, fun and relaxation with your TI community. After a delicious Shabbat lunch, everyone in the community is invited, with options that will fit everyone's needs! This includes games, sports, music and more! As Shabbat ends at 5:25 pm, we will all join together and celebrate the end of Shabbat with an uplifting spiritual Havdallah service.

Temple-wide Hanukkah Party
Sun, Dec 9th

Join Shorashim and the Temple community for a fun-filled Hanukkah celebration as we light the hanukkiah together, eat latkes, do arts and crafts and hear a performance by Shir Rhythm a cappella.

Family Friendly New Year’s Eve Celebration
Mon, Dec 31st

Join the families of Temple Israel and the Greater Sharon community for a kid-friendly New Year's Eve celebration! 
Come tear up the dance floor, get your bounce on in our bouncy house, compete in our gaga pit, play life-size games and nosh the night away as we countdown till 8 pm and drop the ball with a champagne toast! Say goodbye to 2018 in style.
A quiet movie room will also be available for kids who might want a more laid back feel at night.

Hamantaschen Making
March TBD

Stay tuned for a fun-filled morning of hamantaschen making for Purim.  Ever had a smores hamantaschen? How about a rainbow sprinkle hamantaschen? Now is your time to get creative with our favorite three-cornered cookie.

Yom HaAtzma’ut
Thursday night, May 9th

Join us for a blue and white celebration of Israel’s Independence Day!