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.


President’s Yom Kippur Message


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

Friday, JANUARY 14- 7:30 p.m. –Sabbath evening service in the sanctuary and with zoom- please note that the secured door to the temple can be used with the security code



The weekly Torah study will resume Tuesday, January 18 4:oo p.m.

We will begin a series of session for Introduction to Judaism. The program is intended for members who wish to explore conversion or those who wish to have better understanding of basic Jewish Concepts. Let us know if you are interested in participation

 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)


JANUARY 15-21, 2022              13-19 SHEVAT 5782

Bess Abrahams (1/16)                  Irving Dinnerman (1/16)

Edith Perlman (1/18)          Olivia Spence (1/17)

William Selig Myers (1/18) Annette Lazarus (1/19)

Rubu Eichberg (1/19)                   Rebecca Shuman (1/15)

Jack L. Erkin (1/20)            Louis Kalin (1/21)

JANUARY 22-28, 2022              20-26 SHEVAT 5782

David Hyatt (1/24)             Rubin Schmier (1/25)

Irene Myers (1/26)

JANUARY 29-FEB. 4, 2022      27 SHEVAT-3 ADAR I

Evelyn Franklin (1/31)                 Chaya Golda Kleinman (2/1)

FEBRUARY 5-11, 2022             4-10 ADAR I, 5782

Nathan Zelkind (2/5)          Hyman Braverman (2/5)

Annette Eisenson (2/8)       Maxine Lazarus (2/7)

Ben Landey (2/11)              Elias Gigs (2/9)

Ida Lazarus (2/11)              Bas Sheva Lazarus (2/8)

Fredrich Joel Loef (2/5)


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