Our Connections


We will stay connected WITH YOU: the Congregants, Chavaya Families, Kehillah Families, and the Community. Check-ins are posted on Tuesdays and Thursdays, on the Temple Facebook, Kehillah Facebook, Temple Website, and YouTube/Daily Clergy Check-In Playlist.

Check out the most recent check-ins below!


Friday, October 22, 2021–Clergy Check-In
Cantor listened to an interesting interview today with Rashida Jones: an actress, director, writer, and producer. Rashida is also biracial with a black father and a white Jewish mother. Here at Temple Israel we’ve taken inclusion seriously, and are making it a more prominent part of this congregation regardless of color of skin, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, all attributes that make us different, interesting, and individuals. Let’s share in Cantor’s words and music today …

Tuesday, October 19, 2021–Clergy Check-In
Rabbi Jay is sharing some disturbing moments of the oldest hatred in the world: anti-Semitism. Just the other day a Texas school administrator told teachers to include Holocaust books with “opposing” views when explaining the Holocaust. There cannot be any opposing views. Let’s listen on to Rabbi Jay’s words. (at 3:53 the sound will be low, but please be patient, it will be better) More information found at tinyurl.com/cnn-holocaust

Check out other Clergy Check-ins for 2021 on YouTube!