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Shabbat Services

Shabbat worship at Temple Israel blends the ancient and the modern. We offer traditional and alternatives services that appeal to all ages. Our service offerings include:

  • Charlotte’s only egalitarian daily minyan.
  • Saturday morning services, which are traditional Hebrew services. The Torah reading is according to the triennial cycle.
  • Friday evening services, which feature considerable portions of English prayer.
  • Alternative Services, offered monthly, such as Java N' Jeans and Shabbat Blessings.
  • Ongoing educational opportunities for both youths and adults.
  • Family Shabbat celebrations, which occur monthly on Friday evenings.
  • Holiday celebrations including High Holy Days, Purim, Passover, Simchat Torah, Hanukkah and many more.
  • Basic Hebrew classes taught periodically by Temple staff and laity.
  • Junior Congregation, which meets every week religious school is in session.
  • Jewish Arts Programs providing opportunities for adults to learn to sound shofar; trope for Torah; haftarah; megillah; and leading services.
  • Weekly Talmud and Bible study with Rabbi Ezring.
  • Adult Bar/Bat Mitzvah programs.

Traditional Services


6:15pm A modified traditional service featuring considerable portions of English prayer


Shacharit 9:30am
Torah 10:00am
Musaf 11:00am
Minchah / Ma’ariv 5:30pm
Traditional Hebrew services. The Torah reading is according to the triennial cycle.


Daily Minyan 9:00am/5:30pm



   Click here to view our Shabbat Services


   We welcome all guests who wish to come and visit Temple Israel. Click here for a
   brief guide to our Shabbat morning service for information that will make your
   visit more meaningful.

           Check out Monty our Membership Director talking about the guide!


   We welcome student groups to observe our services.  Please click here for more

Mon, January 21 2019 15 Shevat 5779