Services

Temple Beth Israel has services every other Friday night (Erev Shabbat) and once a month on the morning of Shabbat.

Rabbi Frank Joseph conducts services approximately once or twice a month Friday night and Shabbat morning, plus certain Holidays.  Here is the Rabbi’s schedule for 2017-2018 (Jewish year 5778).  Services begin at 7:30 Friday Night and 9:00 on Shabbat morning, unless otherwise indicated. Rabbi Joseph also conducts Shacharit (morning) prayers on Sundays at 10:00 AM on most of his scheduled weekends.

  • July 14-16 (2nd Friday of the month, no Shacharit on Sunday)
  • August 4-5 (Russek Bat Mitzvah at 8:00 PM)
  • September 20-22 (Rosh Hashanah services)
  • September 22-24 (4th Friday of the month)
  • September 29-30 (Kol Nidre and Yom Kippur services)
  • October 20-22 (3rd Friday of the month)
  • November 10-12 ( 2nd Friday of the month)
  • December 15-17 (Hanukiah services)
  • January 26-28 (Tu B’Shevat services) (Early services)
  • March 1-4 (Purim Services)
  • March 30-31, April 1 (5th Friday of the month)
  • April 19-22 (Passover services)
  • May 18-20 (Shavuot services)
  • June 8-10 (Newman Bar Mitzvah)
  • July 20-22 (Tisha B’Av services)

On first Friday nights, Fernando Russek takes on the job of Gabbai; that is, the person who is in charge of conducting services when the Rabbi is not in town.  Mr. Russek’s schedule for 2017-2018 (Jewish year 5778) is as follows and it is subject to change. These services all begin at 7:30 PM

2017

  • July 7
  • September 1
  • October 6
  • November 3
  • December 1

2018

  • January 1
  • February 2
  • March 2
  • April 6
  • May 4
  • June 1
  • July 6
  • August 3
  • September 7

You may also look at our Calendar for more information

Rabbi Frank Joseph and Fernando Russek (with shofar)
Rabbi Frank Joseph reading and Fernando Russek with shofar