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2023 High Holidays 5784

2023-5784 High Holiday services will be held in our magnificent sanctuary and streamed online. Service times are listed below.

Parking passes can be picked up at our office or emailed upon request.

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Schedule of Services 

Rosh Hashana Day 1 :

Saturday, September 16th , 10:00 a.m.

Rosh Hashana Day 2 :

Sunday, September 17th , 10:00 a.m. 

Tashlich :

Sun., Sept. 17th , 4:00 p.m. 

at Hillside Farms w/ Temple B’nai B’rith

Kol Nidre :

Sunday September 24th 6:15 p.m. 

Yom Kippur :

Monday September 25th 10:00 a.m.,

Concluding Service 5:00 p.m.


Once again there will be no fees for seats for Temple Israel member families. Everyone else who would like to attend our High Holiday services must contact our Administrator, email Sally Strayhall or call the office at 570-824-8927 M-F between 9am-2pm to register.


Book of Remembrance

Be sure to send us any updates and additional names to add to the 5784 Book of Remembrance. Donations requested but not required.

Click here to submit names and make a donation

High Holiday Floral Fund

Visit our High Holiday Floral Fund page to acknowledge friends and family during services for a minimum $25 donation that will help cover the cost of beautifying the Bima. Announcements, Memorials and Simchas are all eligible to be included in your listing that will be distributed on Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, and published on our website.

See examples from last year on our website,

Click here to submit your Floral Fund donation.



Space is Limited

Reserved airline tickets are limited

so please send in a deposit ASAP

Note: even if you are not paying by credit card




You may also mail or drop off a $200 check

payable to Temple Israel

Address: 613 S.J. Strauss Lane, Kingston PA 18704

Spread the word, and let us know if you're interested by responding to this email!


$3995 plus airfare

United Airlines- $1500

(includes bus to and from Kingston to Newark)

Based on double occupancy


Caesaria, Haifa, Mystical city of Safed,

Sea of Galilee, Capernum, Palestinian-Israeli meet and greet, Golan Heights, Old City Jerusalem. Jaffa Gate, Western Wall Tunnel, Church of the Holy Sepulcher, Christian Quarter in Old City, Via Delarosa, Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial, Mr. Herzl Cemetery, Machaneh Yehudah open air market (Shuk), Visit with Palestinian and Israeli representatives of Roots/Shorashim/Judur, Tree Planting, Beit Guvrin archeological dig, Masada, dip in the Dead Sea, Machal Monument, Bullet Factory from War of Independence, Jaffa, Tel Aviv and more.


• 8 Full days of activities

• Bountiful Israeli breakfast every day

Dinner every night

• All touring described

• All hotel taxes

• The Best Tour Guide in Israel

• Deluxe air-conditioned motor coach

• Tips for the porters at all hotels

• Gratuities for all included meals

• All baggage handling

• All transfers

• Fully escorted service!

Rabbi Kaplan's jokes: FREE of charge!

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This week's Yahrzeits

(Light candle the evening before)

Friday, September 15, 2023---- 29 Elul 5783

Frances Alinikoff, Alice Slomowitz, Nettie Chernus, Matthew Kruger

Saturday, Seeptember 16, 2023----1 Tishrei 5784

Rose Silverman, Earl Birnbaum, Herman Popky, Mollie Feld

Fannie Madwed, Rakhil Ribakovskiy, Charles Marranca

Sunday, September 17, 2023---- 2 Tishrei 5784

Margaret Gonchar, Ronald Rinzler, Moe Zwick

Ilene Kahan, Eda Elnik

Monday, September 18, 2023---- 3 Tishrei 5784

Yuzik Zilberman, Bernice Simon, Robert Smulowitz, Sheldon Vale

Tuesday, September 19, 2023---- 4 Tishrei 5784

Blanche Friedman, Max Ehrenreich, Helen Walksman, Isabel Albert

Jules Valenstein, Mose Amdur, Gertrude Sadock, Jack Ogof

Bernard Zaremba

Wednesday, September 20, 2023----5 Tishrei 5784

Esther Bernson, Esther Roth, Sadie Kornzweig, Helen Tischler

Frank Hyman, Charles Coplan, Esther Ehrenkranz,

Yetta Ungar Kahn, Larry Lesser, Anna Polinger

Thursday, September 21, 2023---- 6 Tishrei 5784

Bessie Greenberg, Celia Caplan, Florence Goldberg

Dr. Marvin Fiegelman, Joseph Hirshowitz, Lena Kaufman

Thelma Chakofsky, Joseph Marcus

Friday, September 22, 2023---- 7 Tishrei 5784

Shirley Bellsey, Ilma Glaser Isaac

~May their Memories Serve as a Blessing~

Temple Israel Office & Mailing Address

613 SJ Strauss Lane, Kingston PA 18704

570-824-8927 [email protected]