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

Events, 2019-2020 TBA

Sampling of past events

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.

Shabbat is Awesome & Havdalah
January 12th, 2019
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 around 5:25 pm, we will all join together and celebrate the end of Shabbat with an uplifting spiritual Havdallah service.
Exact timing and details to come- sign up for the Shorashim e-news for info!

Hamantaschen Making

Stay tuned for a fun-filled morning of hamantaschen making for Purim.  Ever had a 's’mores 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!