Young Family Shabbat Dinner: Friday, Sept. 29

Posted on September 18, 2023

Bring in Shabbat with family and friends from the ECC and Tikvat Israel Join us Friday, September 29, at 5 pm! Rabbi Israel will lead us in a child-friendly Kabbalat Shabbat service followed by dinner. This event is organized by the EFN. Cost is $12 per adult, $6 per child. Please register by Wednesday, September Continue Reading »

High Holidays 5784

Posted on August 28, 2023

Soon the High Holiday season will be upon us. To prepare for the holidays, we begin including blasts of the shofar and a special Psalm in our daily service on Rosh Chodesh Elul. But these additions by themselves are not the actual preparation; rather, they remind us we need to begin the process of atonement Continue Reading »

Join a TI Havurah!

Posted on July 14, 2023

Are you interested in joining or forming a new havurah (friendship group)?

TI Elects New Officers and Board Members

Posted on June 28, 2023

Sally Kram and Beth Smith will assume the reins of leadership at Tikvat Israel Congregation for the next two years after fellow members elected them as co-presidents on June 25. Beginning July 1, they will be joined on the executive committee of the synagogue’s governing board until June 30, 2025, by the following officers: VP-administration Continue Reading »

Updates from the Religious Practices Committee

Posted on June 28, 2023

Tikvat Israel’s Religious Practices Committee has approved two changes to our weekly Shabbat services to better serve the needs of our community.

Kabbalat Shabbat with Instruments: June 2

Posted on May 30, 2023

There will be a KSI pre-service reception honoring outgoing Women’s Network President, Janice Balin. The reception will be at 5:15 pm with services at 6 pm.Contributions to the Women’s Network are always appreciated. Donations for the pre-service reception can be made through ShulCloud. Please note WN KSI honoring Janice Balin. Those wishing to contribute their Continue Reading »

Young Families Shabbat Dinner: Friday, June 9

Posted on May 30, 2023

Bring in Shabbat with family and friends from the Early Childhood Center and Tikvat Israel. Rabbi Israel will lead us in a child-friendly Kabbalat Shabbat service followed by dinner.  This event is organized by the EFN. Cost is $18 per family. Please register by Wednesday, June 7.

Netivot: TI’s New Religious School!

Posted on May 30, 2023

Enrollment is now open for Netivot, Tikvat Israel’s K-1 religious school! New for the 2023-2024 school year, Kindergarten and First grade students will meet at Tikvat Israel on Sunday mornings from 9:30-11:00 AM. Families who register by June 30, 2023 will have the $50/child deposit applied to tuition. Synagogue membership is not required. Learn more Continue Reading »

TI Bike Collection: Sunday, June 4

Posted on April 11, 2023

TI will host a collection of used bicycles in the TI parking lot on Sunday, June 4, from 10 am to 1 pm, in cooperation with Bikes for the World. Bikes are donated, both domestically and internationally, mostly to Africa, Central America and South Asia. You can read about the impact of the program at Continue Reading »

Tikvat Israel University 2023

Posted on February 24, 2023

Tikvat Israel University is a day of learning. Congregants will give their version of “TED talks,” dynamic short presentations on a wide variety of topics of interest. The day is structured into several classes of about 45 minutes, with a short break in between each class and light snacks available in the main lobby. Welcome, Continue Reading »