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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.
  • Family-friendly Friday evening services in a mixture of Hebrew and English, which feature inspiring, soul-stirring music.
  • Saturday morning services, which are traditional Hebrew services. We read the Torah according to the triennial cycle.
  • Fun, Musical, and interactive Shabbat experiences held on Friday evenings and holidays, designed for young Jewish families (children 0-8). 
  • Ongoing educational opportunities for both youths and adults.
  • 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.
  • Opportunities for adults to learn to sound shofar; trope for Torah; haftarah; megillah; and leading services.
  • Weekly Talmud and Torah studies with the clergy.
  • Adult Bar/Bat Mitzvah programs.

Traditional Services

FRIDAY

6:15 p.m. - A modified traditional service featuring a mixture of Hebrew and English.

SATURDAY

A traditional service in Hebrew with the Torah readings according to the triennial cycle.

Shacharit, 9:30 a.m.
Torah, 10 a.m.
Musaf, 11 a.m.
Minchah/Ma’ariv, 5:30 p.m.

 

* VIEW OUR SHABBAT SERVICES

   Click here to view our Shabbat Services
 

* SHABBAT MORNING GUIDE

   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.
 

* STUDENT and VISITING GROUPS
   We love welcoming visiting groups to observe our services and pray with us. Please
   
click here for more information.

Sat, September 21 2019 21 Elul 5779