A conservative, egalitarian synagogue

Welcome to Temple Israel Center




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Regular Schedule:

Morning Minyan
Monday-Friday: 7:10 am  >> 

Saturday: 9:00 am
Sunday: 9:00 am >>

Evening Minyan
Monday-Thursday: 8:00 pm 
Friday & Saturday >>
Sunday: 8:00 pm

View Shabbat announcements here >>


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Weekend of Celebration & Appreciation journal ads/contributions that are submitted after Tuesday, April 24 will not be printed in the program, which will be handed out at the evening event on Sunday, April 29.

Reservations are now closed for the Scholar-in-Residence Shabbat dinner on Friday, April 27, as we have reached capacity for the dinner segment of the evening. All are welcome to attend the Teaching Session conducted by Rabbi Tamar Elad-Appelbaum beginning at 8:15 pm Friday night in the Milstein Sanctuary.


Weekend honoring Rabbi Gordon Tucker and Amy Cohn

April 27-29 | 13-14 Iyyar 5778

Join us as we pay tribute to Rabbi Tucker's 24 years of dedicated service to our community.


The weekend begins with the Arthur S. Weinstock Scholar-in-Residence Shabbat and concludes with an evening of celebration honoring Rabbi Gordon Tucker and Amy Cohn.


Please click here for details and to RSVP and place an ad in the Virtual Tribute Jourrnal, which will inaugurate The Rabbi Gordon Tucker Fund for Jewish Learning, Thought and Culture. It will honor our beloved Rabbi and ensure his legacy.

View ad journal here.


Temple Israel Center's New Hesed Circle

An initiative to enhance, engage and build upon our caring community.

For more information, please click here



Temple Israel Center has transitioned to the Conservative Movement’s prayerbook, Siddur Lev Shalem.  We are offering our congregants the opportunity to make personal dedications (in honor of and/or in memory of...) for the siddurim.  This is a beautiful way to remember, honor, or recognize someone special by passing on the Jewish text from generation to generation.

Click here to dedicate a new siddur >>






So Shall You Make It:
Igniting Change in Congregational Learning
It seems congregational schools have always operated as they do today.  Is change possible? Nancy Parkes, TIC's Director of Congregational Learning, takes up the challenge.

The Shorashim Model
A documentary by the Jewish Education Project,
and companion article by Rachel Delia Benaim

My In-site-ful Journey to Temple Israel Center's Shorashim Model of Learning
by Suri Jacknis, Associate Director of the Department of Congregational Learning at The Jewish Education Project

Learning is Everywhere at Temple Israel Center
by Jason Edelstein
click here to read the article as it appeared in The Jewish Link>>

Changing the Negative Narrative of Synagogue Education
by Nancy Parkes

One Educator's Response...on the Findings of the Pew Report and the Jewish Future
by Nancy Parkes



The TIC community would like to stay in touch with our college/graduate students who are studying away from home. Click here to download the 2017-2018 College Form or click here to submit your information online.

Our panel of nine caterers will suit any simhah! Learn more about our Catering Options and Event Spaces, and about Sponsoring a Kiddush.  

Religious Life

Please contact Ellen Salant to join our Minyan Initiative, a group of TIC volunteers who sign up to attend the daily evening minyan on a rotating basis. and commit one evening of their choice each month. Visit our Minyan Initiative Monthly Calendar.

Nursery School


Welcome to the TIC NURSERY SCHOOL, a nurturing community of growth and learning. We are dedicated to providing a unique, comprehensive, enriching environment in which our children can achieve their full potential—socially, emotionally, creatively, cognitively, physically, and Jewishly.

NEW "STAY & PLAY" extended hours are here! Learn more about this unique program. Contact Patty Goldstick, Nursery School Director, for additional information.

Shorashim (K-6)


Children in grades K-6 thrive in SHORASHIM.

Register for the 2017-2018/5778 school year here >>

Read about all that's happening this week in Shorashim: Click HERE for updates and reminders.



In the event of a weather-related closing:

On Sundays, the decision to close Shorashim will be made by 7:00 am.  On weekdays, Shorashim and Havurat Torah will be cancelled if either White Plains or Scarsdale public schools are closed.  If those public schools are open but decide to cancel after-school activities, we will also cancel Shorashim and Havurat Torah on those days.  We will relay this information to all our families by the following methods: 

Call us at 914-948-2800, ext. 158, to hear a voice message from the Education Office when there are weather-related school closings to report.
We will provide this information to Channel 12 news.

An email will be sent to all our Shorashim and HT families.


Check out the Jewish Education Project's documentary about us!

View our 2017-2018 calendar, including school closings and special Shorashim & community events, HERE.

Read our Family Handbook >>

Contact Lisa Schwartz, Shorashim Religious School Director, for more information.

Havurat Torah (7-12)


Teens in grades 7-12 continue their Jewish education in our high school program, HAVURAT TORAH, on Wednesday nights from 6:30-8:45 pm, and  learn how the Jewish values they experience can inform the choices they make every day.  Jewish learning becomes relevant and meaningful as our teens build life-long friendships within a caring community. 

Register for the 2017-2018/5778 school year here>>

View our 2017-2018 calendar >> (coming soon)

Contact info at Temple Israel Center,  for more information.

Youth & Family Programs

SIGN UP to be a member of one of our YOUTH GROUPS: Halutzim (Grades K-2), Ruah (Grades 3-5), Kadima (Grades 6-8), or USY (Grades 9-12).

Learn more about our exciting Youth & Family programs!





TIC Selected for Inclusion Initiative
We are pleased to announce that  Temple Israel Center has been chosen to participate as a member of the USCJ Ruderman Inclusion Action Community.  Through this initiative, funded by the Ruderman Family Foundation, United Synagogue will work with fifteen affiliated kehillot,
sacred communities, over the course of the next eight months, to develop broad vision and action plans on inclusion within our Conservative Movement congregations.  more>>

Upcoming Events

This Friday:

Shabbat Hamudim with Rabbi Ari and Cantor Mordecai

Third Fridays:  May 18, and June 15.

5:15-5:45 pm
Room 21 

Join us for a relaxed, come-as-you-are Shabbat experience for families with young children.  Welcome Shabbat with songs, stories, dancing and kiddush on the third Friday of every month.


TIC Adults on the Move

Day trip to the Hudson River Musuem in Yonkers

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
12:00 noon - 4:30 pm

Register here

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