Temple Israel Center has a variety of function spaces which can accommodate luncheons and dinners, intimate gatherings and elaborate galas. We provide the perfect space for a bar or bat mitzvah, wedding, bris, baby naming, bridal shower, birthday, anniversary, retirement and other special celebrations. Whether you are planning an event for 30 people, or 300, Temple Israel Center is a fabulous setting. Located just forty minutes from Manhattan, in White Plains, New York, we are convenient to major highways and public transportation, with hotels and resorts nearby. Parking is available in our own private, ground level parking lot. All of our event spaces are handicap accessible.
MILSTEIN FAMILY SANCTUARY
The Milstein Family Sanctuary is notable for its beauty and features lofty, vaulted ceilings and skylights, and a majestic and inspiring bimah, situated between magnificent stained glass windows representing the creation of the world. The Sanctuary can accommodate up to 500 people. A bridal room is located nearby.
Our beautiful Reception Halls with their simple décor and elegant tall oak windows can be transformed into a festive party atmosphere or a stylish ballroom setting. The Reception Halls can be divided into two or three sections by soundproof, retractable folding walls, creating the perfect private spaces for your guests for cocktails, a gala celebration, relaxing lounge, or children’s game room. The capacity of the three halls is 330 people for dining with a dance floor.
IRENE SCHWEBEL CHAPEL
Temple Israel Center offers a small sanctuary with seating capacity for 60 that is perfect for intimate celebrations such as a bris of baby naming. Whether you are planning an event for 30 people, or 300, Temple Israel Center is a fabulous setting.
MARILYN & STANLEY KATZ COURTYARD
Our lovely outdoor courtyard is located adjacent to the Reception Halls and Arcade. The area can be used for an evening under the stars or tented to provide additional “indoor” space. The courtyard is the perfect setting for a wedding ceremony, sit-down luncheon or cocktail reception and can accommodate 200 people dining at tables, 225 people in auditorium-style seating, or 275 people standing.
Located on our lower level, the Gymnasium is perfect for sports parties, carnivals, birthday parties and informal gatherings. It features a hardwood floor and full basketball court.
For more information, or to make an appointment to see our facility, contact our Member Relations & Catering Manager, Rachel Jurisz (948-2800 ext. 111).