Temple Israel is Ottawa’s Reform congregation where Jewish Life Happens — committing ourselves to Kehilah K’lal Yisrael, and Tikun Olam.

We are a dynamic and welcoming congregation (Kehilah) where varied Jewish experiences offer pathways to learn and to experience God for all, respecting tradition and creating new celebrations.

We appreciate at Temple Israel that there are so many ways to partake in Jewish life. Some of us like to sing and pray, some of us like to engage in traditional texts, and of course some of us live to schmooze and nosh. Temple Israel can be your spiritual hub to gather as one.

Connect with Us

Worship with us...

Live and recorded services are on our Facebook page.

What's coming up...

Our weekly schedule includes service and program details.

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Our weekly email includes details on services, programs and more.

Read the Bulletin

Our bi-monthly Bulletin includes worship schedules, leadership messages and much more.

Virtual Services and Programs – We are using Zoom and Facebook. Hints on how to use Zoom.

Yom Chamishi, 4 Heshvan 5781

Upcoming Events at Temple Israel

  1. Thu 22

    Morning Minyan

    Join Ezra Miller and Mark Holzman
    Oct 22 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
  2. Fri 23

    Kabbalat Shabbat

    We gather together to welcome Shabbat
    Oct 23 @ 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
  3. Sat 24

    Torah Study

    Join Rabbi Mikelberg via Zoom online
    Oct 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  4. Sat 24

    Shabbat Morning Service

    Shabbat morning is a highlight of
    Oct 24 @ 10:15 am - 11:30 pm
  5. Sun 25

    Books and Bagels

    The King of the Jews by
    Oct 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  6. Mon 26

    Insight into Judaism

    An Educational and Spiritual Journey Come
    Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Wed 28

    Talmud Study

    Join Rabbi Steve Garten at 12:45 pm for
    Oct 28 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
  8. Wed 28

    Temple Town Hall on Implicit Bias

    On Rosh Hashana, Rabbi Mikelberg challenged
    Oct 28 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  9. Fri 30

    Kabbalat Shabbat

    We gather together to welcome Shabbat
    Oct 30 @ 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
  10. Sat 31

    Torah Study

    Join Rabbi Mikelberg via Zoom online
    Oct 31 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
We are a home for individuals and families of all ages whose life choices are varied.

Diverse and Inclusive

We are a home for individuals and families of all ages whose life choices are varied.
Jewish life happens in a variety of ways at Temple Israel.

We Do Judaism Creatively

Jewish life happens in a variety of ways at Temple Israel.
We strive through social action to fulfill the Mitzvot of caring for others  and repairing the world.

Tikkun Olam-Social Action

We strive through social action to fulfill the Mitzvot of caring for others and repairing the world.

Temple Israel Religious School

What We Offer

  • Creating Jewish Community
  • Instilling Jewish Values
  • Building Jewish Community that grows with your child
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