Temple Beth Israel

Temple Beth Israel is Altoona, Pennsylvania's Reform Jewish Congregation. Founded at the turn of the last century, Temple Beth Israel has been an active part of the Altoona and greater Jewish community for nearly 100 years.
Aug 20 2014

Volunteers needed for High Holy Day Services

Watch your mail for letters asking for your participation in one of our many high holy day services this year.

We will need ushers, bakers, and babysitters in addition to readers. Prayerfully consider how you may be able to assist us in the many events/services this holiday season.

We appreciate your support!!!


Rabbi Blog

Audrey Korotkin

Yes, You Can Help

Posted on July 28th, 2014 by Audrey Korotkin

So many of us whose heart is in the East, but whose bodies are in the West, are desperate to help Israelis in their time of need. Thanks to the Reform Movement and the Jewish Federations of North America, you can. The URJ is supporting the JFNA “Stop the Sirens” campaign, which provides direct on-the-ground support to families who are being threatened by Gaza rockets. Please check out the information on URJ.org and follow the link to make a donation, or go to the web site of the Greater Altoona Jewish Federation. And pray for the peace of Israel.


For the week of August 22nd:

  • Myer Abelson
  • J M. Blumenthal
  • Karen Eckenrode
  • Doctor Stuart Gurman
  • Darothy B. Jubelirer
  • Karen Katz
  • Jessie K. March
  • David Menza
  • Dorothy Sky
  • Morris Weiss