Shabbat Shavuot

Hallel- Psalms of Praise

Reading of the Ten Commandments

The Book of Ruth


May 27, 10:00a.m.

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In commemoration of Memorial Day Mark and Janet Finkelstein have carried on the tradition of Sam Greenberg, of blessed memory, to replace all flags at our Jewish community cemeteries. Thanks to all who have participated.

Including this fawn who assisted!

The 2023 Jewish War Veterans Memorial Day Flag Replacement

In Memory of Sam and Barbara Greenberg


Ohav Zedek: Kenny Johnson & Debbie Troy

Ilona Bruns Teddy & Tammy Bozek

Anshe Emes: Mark & Janet Finkelstein

Anshe Sfard: Dan Messinger & Myer Messinger

Workman’s Circle: Rosalie Feldman

B’nai Jacob: The Freedman Family

Temple B’nai B’rith: Jan & Richard Abramowitz Woody Haydt

Holcher Yosher: Lindsay & Gary Nataupsky

West Pittston/Exeter: Ed & Celia Connor David Dunner

Temple Israel: (right side) (Sam and Barbara Greenberg’s family)

Renee, Scott, & Elli Buckler Gary Greenberg

Temple Israel: (left side and B’nai Israel)

Joe & Bedonna Mitchneck Hal Levine

Basic Bible Study Wednesday Evenings

will resume

June 7

at 6:30 pm

at the JCC

and online

Sunday, June 11

9:30 Minyan, 10 am Torah Study

Sponsored by Debbie and Kenny

Save the Date

Mark your calendars for the 2023 Annual Meeting of Members Shabbat & Installation of Officers to be held in the synagogue on Saturday, June 24th at 10:00 a.m

More info and announcement of the

23'-24' Slate of Officers to follow...

We're Going to Israel!

From the Wyoming Valley to the Jordan Valley

Leaving Sunday, March 10, 2024

Returning Wednesday March 20, 2024


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


$3995 plus airfare



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!

This week's Yahrzeits

(Light candle the evening before)

Friday, May 26, 2023 6 Sivan 5783

Katherine Cohen, Annabel Morris, Marion Trachtenberg, Ruth Block

Ruth Malett, Louis Kluger

Saturday, May 27, 2023 7 Sivan 5783

Herbert Trompetter, Roslyn Picker, Marvin Nachlis

Sunday, May 28, 2023 8 Sivan 5783

Leah Bravman, Naomi Soble, Mrs. A.H. Gallow, Stanley Scheer

Monday, May 29, 2023 9 Sivan 5783

Irving Pezzner, Morris Nachlis, Maurice Sirkin, Gussie Wendum

Tuesday, May 30, 2023 10 Sivan 5783

Ruth Cohen, Isidore Goldstein, Simy Halioua, Lena Holtzman

Jeffrey Duncan, Albert Adelson, Rose Miller, Esther Schneider

Wednesday, May 31, 2023 11 Sivan 5783

Mary Schnair, Grace Rosenthal, Eva Freed, Thelma Witkowski

Louis Kranson

Thursday, June 1, 2023 12 Sivan 5783

Geraldine Schonfeld, Jane Karnofsky, Max Rosenthal

Edith Seeherman, Morton Weiss, Samuel Saddock, Belle Feldman

~May their Memories Serve as a Blessing~

Temple Israel Office & Mailing Address

613 SJ Strauss Lane, Kingston PA 18704