The 22nd Annual Kosher Corned Beef Sandwich Sale
Tickets purchased online will be refunded online by request: call 229-563-6366 or email drdelane@gmail.com.
We will announce the rescheduled sale dates as soon as possible.

Message from President Louie Schmier concerning Temple attendance: The Board has decided that until further notice with the covid scourge rampant, for the sake of the emotional and physical well-being of all members, all those who have not provided proof of vaccination will be required to wear masks at ALL times throughout the Temple building:  in the hallways, bathrooms, kitchen, the sanctuary, and social hall, including during the onegs.



Valdosta, Georgia 21602- 229 244-1813/269-8680 (cell)

Rabbi’s new e-mail: mosheelbaz46@gmail.com

קהילת טמפל ישראל


RABBI MOSHE ELBAZ    הרב משה אלבז

Update for the upcoming services:

  • Today, Friday, Sept. 17th 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary (per instructions) Shabbat Ha’azinu
  • Tuesday, September 21st 4:00-5 p.m. –First Day of Sukkot, discussion on the meaning of sukkot
  • Friday, September 24th – 7:30 p.m. – Sabbath of Chol Hamoed Sukkot services and Kiddush in the Sukka

 Special thank you to our special ladies who prepared an incredible Break the Fast meal – It was outstanding

All sessions can be accessed on zoom with the ID# 810 155 1107

Password “valdosta “

 Our congregation continues to lead and support our greater community with religious leadership and involvement.

*All Yahrtzeit weekly announcements will be made twice. On the previous week and on the actual week-if you. To place a Memorial Plaque for a loved one, please contact the rabbi (need name in English & Hebrew, date of death – it takes 3 month for order to be complete-($500.00)

Friends, we continue to encourage and urge you to join us at one or more of our weekly educational & religious services and in celebration of Jewish life. The Religious learning and social opportunities are providing you and our community positive experiences. Being together is our goal and as integral part of a greater community of the Jewish people. We noticed that individuals who are in attendance on a regular basis are more engaged and fulfilled.

Funds are available for your support–all donations should be written to Temple Israel, designating the specific fund you wish to support.  Mail to:  511 Baytree Rd., Valdosta, GA 31602          If a member or a friend of the congregation wishes to discuss any of these or a special gift, please contact Rabbi or Louie Schmier.

           Building Fund – for the upkeep and maintain the Temple Israel grounds.

            Tree of Life – To dedicate a leaf on the Tree of Life in Temple Israel in the Pearlman Family Social Hall in honor of family or friends

            Kitchen Remodeling Fund – To defray the costs of major renovations & improvements for the Temple Israel kitchen and social hall

            Shiva Meal Fund – To provide meals following funerals at Temple Israel at no charge. Coordinated by Roberta Magnasco

            Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund – for use by the rabbi at his discretion in promoting Temple Israel in our community

            Yahrtzeit Memorial Plaque – to purchase a permanent bronze memorial plaque and afixed on the memorial tablets in the sanctuary–cost is $500.00 – contact the rabbi for details

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



*All Yahrtzeit weekly announcements will be made twice. On the previous week and on the actual week. To place a Memorial Plaque for a loved one, please contact the rabbi (need name in English & Hebrew, date of death – it takes 3 months for order to be completed-($500.00)


SEPTEMBER 18-24, 2021                  12-18 TISHREI 5782

Ben Polonsky (9/18)           Rose Steigman (9/18)

Sol Harting (9/20)               Saul Stern (9/29)

Ida Broomberg (9/20)

SEPT. 25-OCT. 1, 2021              19-25 TISHREI 5782

Sarah Gittle Nachman (10/1)       Theodore ‘Teddy’ Lind (9/27)

Joel Ariel Flatow (9/27)

OCTOBER 2-8, 2021        26 TISHREI-2 CHESVAN 5782

Harold Rainbow (10/2)                Abraham Topale (10/2)

Nathan Steigman (10/2)      Ida Wasserman Pressman (10/9)

Sydney Hartnig (10/7)

     OCTOBER 9-15, 2021          3-9 CHESHVAN 5782

Morris I. Feinberg (10/10)            Kenyon C. Rosenberg (10/12)

Sam Meltz (10/12)              Bettye Pincus Cohen (10/13)

Mendel Lazarus (10/15)               Maurice Lipson (10/10)

Beverly Levin (10/12)                  Millie Feinberg (10/11)

OCTOBER 16-22, 2021             10-16 CHESHVAN 5782

David L. Steigman (10/16)           Maurice Margolis (10/20)

Marsha Orenstein (10/21)            Mildred G. Hausman (10/21)

Debra Mixer (10/17)           Shirley Braverman Perlman (10/18)

Sidney Fred Pearlman (10/16)      Tim Melton (10/16)

Leonard Shapiro (10/16)

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

Kiddush, Yom Kippur 2019