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.

A NEW Message from President Louie Schmier
May 13, 2020

קהילת טמפל ישראל
RABBI MOSHE ELBAZ          הרב משה אלבז


Please let the rabbi or Louie know of anyone who is sick and is in the hospital, and if anyone of our congregation needs assistance

Special Sha’vuot Learning Session: Thursday, May 28 – 7:00 p.m. – ZOOM live/We’ll discuss the holiday, 10 commandments, The Book of Ruth, and much more-please join us!

(if you’re  unable to access our meetings, please send your request to Penny Elbaz: goldpen9@gmail.com )

Yizkor – Memorial Service for Sha’vuot will be held on Saturday, May 30th during the Sabbath morning service. Persons who wish to say the Mourner’s kaddish may do so at this time

Next Week ZOOM Live Schedule with Rabbi & Penny – We invite you to attend

Thursday       4:00 p.m.       Conversion Session

Friday            7:30 p.m.       Friday Evening Service

Saturday        10:00 a.m.     Saturday Morning Service

Tuesday         4:00 p.m.       Community-wide Open Forum discussion/Torah Talk

We are pleased  that our efforts to communicate with you bear fruit and many have joined us through Zoom for a Judaic studies session on Tuesday afternoon at 4:00 p.m. ( June 2, 2020)and we’ll continue next week.  Any one may join this live discussion on the issues facing us. Shabbat Evening Service will continue to be via Zoom on Fridays at 7:30 p.m. (May 29, 2020).  We’ll be providing Sabbath morning service via ZOOM (anticipate an invitation for Sat., May 30 at 10:00 a.m. with Torah & Haftarah readings)

On Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. Rabbi, Penny & Temple Israel invite you to join us for A Tikun Shavuot Program/Service. Shavuot celebrates the Giving of the Torah at Sinai. The program will include presentation of the meaning of Shavuot, Tem Commandments, the Scroll of Ruth

Jewish law & tradition demands of us to care for each other and we can conduct & pray at home. You may say a mourner’s Kaddish at home and when services resume we’ll include all Yahrzeit names.

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.

Shabbat Services Schedule & special Activities                   

Programs Schedule                                                                                                        



*All Yahrtzeit weekly announcements will be made twice. Once on the week before and once again on the actual week–if you are unable to attend on the actual date of loved ones, you may say Mourner’s Kaddish at either.

MAY 23-29, 2020    29 IYAR-6 SIVAN 5780

Jack Lazarus (5/24)            Rabbi Max Stauber (5/24)

Gertrude Levy (5/26)          Shirley Jiaramita (5/24)

Joseph Handleman (5/26)

MAY 30-JUNE 5, 2020     7-13 SIVAN 5780

Irwin Milton Lazarus (5/30)                   Sadie George (5/30)

Louis Polonsky (6/1)          Barney Cohen (6/2)

Jacob Lazarus (6/2)            Maggie Lazarus (6/2)
Joseph Karlip (6/4)             Louis Bergman (6/4)

Anna Stein Fisher (6/5)      Adele Provin (6/2)

Margot Liu (6/4)

JUNE 6-12, 2020               14-20 SIVAN 5780

Fannie Margolis (6/6)                   Lillian Lazarus (6/6)

Simon Epstein (6/11)                   Julius Solomon (6/12)

Paul Holtzman (6/10)

JUNE 13-19, 2020             21-27 SIVAN 5780

Ben Taylor (6/13)               John Krupnick (6/13)

Martin Eastman (6/13)       Esther L. Krupnick (6/14)

Isaac Margolis (6/18)                   Meyer Morris (6/18)

Charles Levin (6/17)      Elsie Saharack (6/17)

JUNE 20-26, 2020             28 SIVAN-4 TAMMUZ

Sophia Rostin (6/21)          Abraham Kalin (6/25)

Eliyahu Elbaz (6/23)           Irving Landey (6/25)

Beatrice Aigen (6/25)

JUNE 29-JULY 3, 2020             5-11 TAMMUZ

Karen Waltz Rostin (6/27)           Sam Lazarus (6/27)

Helen Schmier (6/28)          Norman Schultz (6/29)

Harry Vidro (6/30)             Ida Perlman (7/1)

Jean Lazarus Pincus (7/1)   Jack Broomberg (7/2)

JULY 4-10, 2020               12-18 TAMMUZ 5780

Simon Morris (7/4)             Arnold Levine (7/6)

Roslyn Dashoff Lipson (7/7)        Rose Lazarus (7/8)

Bernard Cosneck (7/10)          Joseph Hackel (7/4)

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