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.
Mar 31 2015

April Board Meeting

The next scheduled meeting of the Temple Beth Israel Board of Trustees is set for Tuesday evening April 14th at 7:30 pm. Please notify the office if you plan to attend.


Rabbi Blog

Audrey Korotkin

Yes, You Can Vote for Israel’s Future

Posted on March 23rd, 2015 by Audrey Korotkin

All of us are still trying to parse the results of Israel’s recent national elections and what they mean for the nation’s security, economic prospects, and relationship with the United States and with the world at large. At the same time, there’s still another election going on – one that you can participate in, and one that will deeply affect Israel’s future.

From now through April 30th, you can cast your ballot for the ARZA (Association of Reform Zionists of America) slate representing Reform Judaism to the World Zionist Congress, which meets every four years in Jerusalem. The WZC is a powerful organization that heavily influences budget and policy decisions in Israel. By voting for the ARZA state, you can help assure that issues we care about R

Yahrtzeit

For the week of March 27th:

  • Joseph Brown
  • Doctor Alfred Cuckerbaum
  • Maurice Friedland
  • Louis Miller
  • Keith Paltrow
  • Issac Silverman
  • Louis Silverman
  • Gene R. Unger