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.
Jan 29 2015

Purim Dinner and Celebration March 6th

Join your Temple family and Rabbi Audrey Korotkin for the celebration of our Annual Purim Dinner on Friday, March 6th. We begin at 6 PM with dinner. All are invited and encouraged to attend.Watch future emails and bulletins for more details.


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Our “Moveable Shabbat” Continues at Thaler Home

Posted on January 13th, 2015 by Audrey Korotkin

Thanks to the graciousness of our congregants for opening their homes while our Temple heating system is being repaired, we’ve been able to celebrate Shabbat together without a building! It’s like the tabernacle in the wilderness – moving with us, wherever we need it. It’s a reminder, while we have a gorgeous building that we all love and take pride in, our greatest pride is in our people. This coming Friday, January 16th, we will welcome the Sabbath together at the home of Barb and Jon Thaler beginning at 7:00 PM, with an oneg to follow. Come in from the cold and find warmth of body and spirit. Please call Jen in the Temple office at 942-0057 for address and directions.

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For the week of January 30th:

  • Rose David
  • Harris Dembert
  • Morris W. Hahn
  • Mary G. Henderson
  • Rose Kusner
  • Bernard Lapin
  • Joseph Litvak
  • Lester March
  • Roy Newborn
  • Robert Patt