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 resumption of Shabbat Services
March 4, 2021


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

MAY 13, 2021/2 SIVAN 5781


Today is 47 day to the counting of the Omer

Message from Rabbi & Penny:  there will be an unveiling service for Isaac Elbaz Z’L, on Monday, May 24 at 11:00 a.m. at Temple Israel cemetery. A repast will be held at Holiday Inn Conference Center on Hill Drive following service. The congregation is invited

Friday, May 14  – 730 p.m.: Join us this Sabbath for evening service at Temple Israel. Please note that we’ll zoom live this service from the sanctuary.

Saturday,  May 15 –  10:00 A.M. Join us  for Sabbath Morning Services –Torah reading Numbers1:00 – we’ll be celebrating our daughter Shuli Mesa’ birthday – come and wish her a ‘happy birthday’

Tuesday, May 18 – 4:00 p.m. Our study session is also the second day of the Festival of Shavuot. If you are planning to join us have a copy of the Book of Ruth available to you. At 5:00 p.m. we’ll hold a Yizkor services for all our loved ones who are departed.

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. 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 8-14, 2021                26 IYAR-3 SIVAN 5781

Eleck Karlip (5/8)               Jack Lazarus (5/12)

Rabbi Max Stauber (5/12)            Gertrude Levy (5/14)

Adele Provin (5/24)            Shirley Jiaramita (5/12)

MAY 15-21, 2021              4-10 SIVAN 5781

Irwin Milton Lazarus (5/18)                   Sadie George (5/18)

Louis Polonsky (5/20)                  Barney Cohen (5/21)

Jacob Lazarus (5/21)          Maggie Lazarus (5/21)

MAY 22-28, 2021              11-17 SIVAN 5781

Joseph Karlip (5/23)           Louis Bergman (5/23)

Anna Stein Fisher (5/24)              Fannie Margolis (5/25)

Lillian Lazarus (5/25)                   Dianne Zarrow (5/26)

Paul Holtzman (5/29)                   Margot Liu (5/23)

MAY 29-JUNE 4, 2021              18-24 SIVAN 5781

Simon Epstein (5/30)                   Joseph Handleman (5/31)

Hulius Solomon (5/31)                 Ben Taylor (6/1)

John Krupnick (6/1)           Martin Esterman (6/1)

Esther L Krupnick (6/4)

JUNE 5-11, 2021               25 SIVAN-1 TAMMUZ 5781

Isaac Margolis (6/6)            Sophia Rostin (6/9)

Eli Elbaz (6/11)                   Meyer Morris (6/6)

Irving Landy (6/13)            Charles Levin (6/5)

JUNE 12-18, 2021             2-8 TAMMUZ 5781

Abraham Kalin (6/13)                  Karen Waltz Rostin (6/15)

Sam Lazarus (6/15)            Helen Schmier (6/16)

Norman Schultz (6/17)                 Harry Vidro (6/18)

JUNE 19-25, 2021             9-15 TAMMUZ 5781

Ida Perlman (6/19)              Jean Lazarus Pincus (6/19)

Jack Broomberg (6/20)                 Simon Morris (6/22)

Arnold Levine (6/24)          Roslyn Dashoff Lipson (6/25)

Joseph Hackel (6/29)          Howard Lee Guld (6/23)

JUNE 26-JULY 2, 2021             16-22 TAMMUZ 5781

Rose Lazarus (6/26)            Bernard Cosneck (6/28)

Elsie Aigen (6/29)               David Morris Daum (7/2)

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