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.
Aug 27 2015

Blessing of the Animals October 11th

Rabbi Audrey will provide blessings to your pets on the Temple lawn at our Annual Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, October 11th beginning at 12:15 PM. Please bring a donation of food, treats, bedding or cleaning supplies for the Central Pa Humane Society.Hope to see you there!

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Audrey Korotkin

It’s Double the Mitzvah!

Posted on August 17th, 2015 by Audrey Korotkin

Please come share in the joy as Brett and Alex Thaler are called to the Torah as B’nai Mitzvah on Friday night, September 4th, at 7:00 PM. Together they will lead the entire worship service, and each will read and teach Torah. Their family is sponsoring a celebratory oneg in their honor following services.


For the week of August 28th:

  • George Auerbach
  • Henry Brozgal
  • Miriam O. Koch
  • Abraham Kranich
  • Mildred Leopold
  • Sylvia Levin
  • Rose Litvak
  • Anna Patt
  • Melissa Sue Pechter
  • Shirley Rosenblum