They say that the greatest gifts you can give your children are roots and wings. Join Shorashim (Roots), Temple Israel's 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

Current Virtual Events

  • Bedtime Story and Shema for our Younger Friends
  • Join Gila Wednesday evenings at 7pm for bedtime story and shema through Zoom. Email Gila for more information and the Zoom details

Sampling of Past Events

  • Temple-wide Hanukkah Party
  • Sing along with your favorite songs while playing Bingo. Singo combines the best of both and creates a high energy evening of fun! Join your Temple Israel Community for a fun pre Hanukkah celebration complete with a latkes and sundae bar!
  • 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 around 5:25 pm, we will all join together and celebrate the end of Shabbat with an uplifting spiritual Havdallah service.
  •  The Great Hamantaschen Bake & Purim Carnival
  • Save the date for an all-shul Purim celebration! Join us for hamantaschen baking and many other fun activities. Come in costume and party with all your friends in the community!
  •  Parents' Night Out as part of TI Around the Town
  • Trivia Night at the Waterfall Bar & Grill (Canton)
    Show off your knowledge of random facts, while having a drink with friends new and old. 
    All ages and stages (21+) invited to join the TI community for trivia night!