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.
Oct 20 2014

Shabbat Worship/Adult Ed this weekend

Shabbat Worship this Friday, October 24th begins at 7 PM and will be led by Rabbi Audrey Korotkin. An oneg follows service in the Nathan Kaber Hall. Torah Study and Adult Education is set for this Saturday October 25th from 10 am until noon.Make plans to attend.S


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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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For the week of October 17th:

  • Hanna D. Dreifus
  • Pauline Fried
  • Herman L. Greenberg
  • Edgar Henderson
  • Isadore Klatzkin
  • Minnie Menza
  • Sidney B. Miller
  • Edward Nichols
  • Doctor Arthur Pollock
  • Meyer Primack