Valdosta, Georgia 31602 – 229-244-1813 (Shul) / 229-269-8680 (Cell)

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

קהילת טמפל ישראל


RABBI MOSHE ELBAZ    הרב משה אלבז

Join us this Sabbath evening, help us make a minyan!

Join us at Temple Israel first B’not Mitzvah celebration: Saturday, June 1, 2024 beginning at 10:00 a.m., please join us in honoring these ladies who devoted time and energy to achieve this milestone. A Kiddush luncheon will follow services to which everyone is invited. It is sponsored by the Temple in honor of our B’not Mitzvah .

(FRI)  May 31 at 7:30 p.m.  – Shabbat Services and kiddish afterwards.

Zoom link.   https://zoom.us/j/5438704485?pwd=TXdqMDVsN3FUOVIyMWtEa0FaVEpTQT09

The High Holidays of 5785/2024 are as follow: Rosh Hashanah evening, Wed., October 2, 2024 and will hold services on both days of Rosh Hashanah, Thursday & Friday, October 3 & 4, 2024. Yom Kippur night begins, Friday, October 11 and on Saturday, October 12.

IN MEMORIAM: Bronze Memorial plaque forms available include English & Hebrew names and are available to order locally. Please send a $500.00 donation to be included with the order.

TREE OF LIFE: To honor family/friends with a Tree of Life Leaf that can be engraved locally – Please send your order to Rabbi with a $150.00 donation per leaf. Chanah Wilson is a member of the board and handles the Tree of Life & other dedications.

If you have knowledge of a member/friend who is ill, or in the hospital, the rabbi would like to know and make it known to our congregation for e-mail communications. In addition, we’ll announce the sad news of the passing of members/friends in Valdosta and in the neighboring communities.


MAY 25-JUNE 1, 2024              17-23 IYAR

Anna Brocha Miller (5/26)           H. Melvin Giges (5/28)

Florence Feinberg Holtzman (5/31)

Isadore Kreiger (5/31)                  Helen Shapiro (5/25)

JUNE 1-7, 2024                 24 IYAR-1 SIVAN 5784

Abe Pincus (6/1)                 Eleck Karlip (6/3)

Jack Lazarus (6/7)              Rabbi Max Sauber (6/7)

Shirley Jiarmita (6/7)                   Joseph Handleman (6/8)

JUNE 8-14, 2024               2-8 SIVAN

Gertrude Levy (6/9)            Irwing Milton Lazarus (6/13)

Sadie George (6/13)

JUNE 15-21, 2024             9-15 SIVAN

Louis Polonsky (6/15)                  Barney Cohen (6/16)

Jacob Lazarus (6/16)          Maggie Lazarus (6/16)

Joseph Karlip (6/18)           Louis Bergman (6/18)

Anna Stein Fisher (6/19)    Fannie Margolis (6/20)

Lillian Lazarus (6/20)                   Adele Provin (6/16)

Margot Liu (6/18)               Dianne Zarrow (6/21)

*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 the name in English & Hebrew, date of death) – it takes 3 months for the order to be completed – ($500.00)

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