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.
Sep 17 2014

Harvest to Harvest Food Drive

Temple Beth Israel will sponsor a Harvest to Harvest Food Drive as part of our Tikkun Olam from Oct 6th through Thanksgiving. Bring your donations of non-perishables to the Temple. All donations will be given to the Altoona Area Food Bank to help the needy in our community this holiday season. Thanks to Karen Allen for coordinating this event.


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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.

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