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 26 2015

Laugh in Peace Comedy Tour

Penn State Altoona is presenting the “Laugh in Peace Comedy Tour”on Thursday, April 23rd at 7 PM at the Adler Athletic Complex. Some members have expressed an interest in attending this as a group. If anyone is interested in attending, please call or email the office by April 10th and let us know how many tickets. Tickets are free. Once I have them I will notify those attending and you can pick up your tickets during my office hours.


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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

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For the week of March 27th:

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