Please note that security measures are in effect during services. Please remember the four-digit code-above the entrance door sensor light was installed.

On Friday, April 12th services at 7:30 p.m. and Rabbi Elbaz will lead the service. Oneg is sponsored by Carreen Shapiro.

No Shabbat Evening service on April 19th as the first night of Passover is celebrated

First night of Passover and first Seder is set for Friday, April 19th The Temple will be restricted for April 19-27 that only items of Kosher for Passover will be allowed. If you wish to sell your Chametz-unleavened (symbolic) you may send the rabbi an e-mail with name & address by April 18th a.m.

Heartfelt Mazel Tov to George Aigen who has been nominated and approved for Knight of the national order of the Legion of Honor by the Republic of France. The honor will be presented at the lobby of the SGMD Dasher building Thursday, April 11 at 2:00 p.m.

Due to activities we’ll resume Torah study at a later time TBA

Our prayers for speedy recovery on behalf of: George Aigen, Marvin Broomberg, Barry Hyatt, Jeff Lind and others. Please keep rabbi informed of all developments

Visit the new website of Temple Israel: www.templeisrael-valdosta.org, let us know if you have visited the site and your comments are always welcome. Please be advised: Donations of all kind be made through the web site

Shabbat Services Schedule

Friday, April 5                         7:30 p.m.         Shabbat Evening Service

Oneg sponsored by Vivian Melton

Friday, April 12                       7:30 p.m.         Shabbat Evening Service

Oneg sponsored by Carreen Shapiro



Yertzeit schedule

APRIL 13-19, 2019           8-14 NISAN 5779

  •  Ida Bierman (4/17)
  • Sam Rainbow (4/17)
  • Geoff Josman (4/18)
  • Judith Lynn Lazarus (4/17)
  • Sarah I. Goldstein (4/15)
  • Frida S. Spieler (4/19)
  • Bessie Golivesky (4/19)
  • Nathan Golivesky (4/19)


APRIL 20-26, 2019  15-21 NISAN 5779

  • Rebecca Taylor (4/22)
  • Benjamin Druck (4/26)
  • Mary Hodge Cohen (4/20)
  • Marion K. Levine (4/21)
  • Hyman Dunn (4/26)
  • Bruce Howard Feinberg (4/24)
  • Shayna Shapiro Garland (4/20)
  • Lottie Margolis Hartnig (4/21)


APRIL 27-MAY 3, 2019   22-28 NISAN 5779

  • Molly Broomberg (4/27)
  • Richard Dunbar (5/1)
  • Daniel Litwak (5/2)
  • Abraham Pearlman (5/3)
  • Katie Minson (5/3)
  • Max Gilmore (5/3)
  • Betty W. Hall (4/29)
  • Leon Bonnett (4/29)


MAY 4-10, 2019      29 NISAN-5 IYAR 5779

  • Gertrude Polonsky Levy (5/4)
  • Gary Litwak (5/9)
  • Lillian Taylor (5/8)
  • Efraim Elbaz (5/10)
  • Joe Martinez (5/6)

A Yahrzeit, a memorial lamp will (if available on the large bronze tablets) be lit in the Synagogue. On the appropriate date and a Mourner’s Kaddish may be recited .