"We do better when we do things together"
2019-20 TIR Registration Links & Information

 Please click here for the 2019-2020 Curriculum by Grade Level

Please click here for the 2019-2020 TIR & Youth Calendar

Please click on the appropriate grade(s) below to register your child(ren):

Early bird registration has ended.  All registrations must be accompanied by a $100 deposit per student.

Please note: If your family is requesting a needs-based scholarship, all forms should be turned into Aliya Bass by August 1, 2019. Please email Aliya for more information or to get a form.

Our Education Committee has been working hard all summer. We have divided into smaller sub-committees and would love for you to join us as we continue to make Temple and TIR a place we want to build a community.

Thank you to the following individuals who have agreed to co-chair our sub-committees:

Miriam Greenhut - Education Committee Chair
Christy Rosen - Family Engagement Chair
Youth Group Sub-Committee:
Neil Schreiber - JAFTY Chair
Lorene Bessman - Jr. JAFTY Chair
Sherry Zetlan - B'yachad Chair
Special Events Sub-Committee:
Caroline Marks & Andrea Weisberg Co-Chairs
Young Family Sub-Committee:
Edrea Porter & Rachel Sandler Co-Chairs
Tikkun Olam Sub-Committee:
Miriam Greenhut & Nancy Nykerk Co-Chairs

We would love for you to join us!
Please email us to indicate which sub-committee you would like to join.
We need Homeroom Parents to better communicate with all of our families. If you are interested, please click here to send an email to Christy Rosen, Family Engagement Committee Chair.

Would you like to help a new family learn the TIR ropes? Please click here to send an email so we can partner you with a new family.

Donations Needed!

The JFCS Clothes Closet is in urgent need of NEW boys and girls socks and underwear, all sizes (2T-adult small).  The Clothes Closet also needs gently used school uniforms (navy or khaki shorts, pants or skirts), all sizes. Please bring your donations to Temple by August 2 and we will deliver to JFCS. 

If you have questions about specific items or sizes, please click the following links to email

Join us for a Fiery BBQ Dinner with other Summer Treats including S'mores.
Games and Fun for those of All Ages.
There is no charge for dinner, but please let us know you and your family will join us.

College Kesher Program

We love our college students to know they always have their Temple family thinking of them while they are away at school. Please email your student's address. We send care packages approximately 4 times per year.


Joys & Oys

Do you have something wonderful to say? Let's shout it from the rooftops!

Or maybe you have constructive feedback.
Please share so we can get better.

We are on Instagram & Facebook!

Please click on the links below to join, follow and engage with our Temple community.

(for registered TIR families only)

We will be sending texts each Sunday morning using the app Remind so you know about inclement weather or remember there is no Sunday Hebrew. Please make sure we have your updated mobile number.

Amazon shoppers can support Temple by connecting with Amazon Smile and shopping for your regular needs with no additional cost to you.  Just click the AmazonSmile logo above, log in to your Amazon or AmazonPrime account, select Congregation Ahavath Chesed as your charity and start shopping.  Thereafter, all qualifying purchases made at smile.amazon.com will benefit Temple.


 Mini Minyan - August 9 5:30pm
TIR Open House-Meet our New Youth Director Evan Taub - August 17 5pm-7pm
B'nai Mitzvah workshop for rising 7th graders and their families - August 18 10am-12:30pm
Juliana Williams becomes a Bat Mitzvah - August 24 10:30am
Blue Jeans & BBQ Shabbat Dinner/First Friday with JAFTY - September 6 5:45pm dinner; 7pm worship
First Day of TIR - September 8 Nosh @ 9am; 9:30am class
Jax JEWnited Teen Event - September 8 2pm-4pm

Congregation Ahavath Chesed | TIR | (904) 733-7078 | mhathaway@thetemplejacksonville.org