Temple Beth Israel
Temple Beth Israel, an inclusive and vibrant centre for Jewish life in Melbourne, Australia.
We are committed to supporting positive Jewish choices for individuals of all ages and backgrounds through shared learning, prayer and action aimed at improving our world.
Temple Beth Israel is a Progressive Community
TEMPLE BETH ISRAEL NEWS
At Melbourne’s Temple Beth Israel’s congregation’s AGM Dr Robert Sward was elected as its incoming President. [Read more]
Melbourne’s Temple Beth Israel (TBI) will host the ‘Zimriya Concert’, a celebration of Jewish and Klezmer music at the end of May. [Read more]
TEMPLE BETH ISRAEL
VICTORIAN BUSHFIRE RESPONSE
Alongside all Victorians, the TBI community has been affected by the tragedy which swept through Victoria over this past weekend. We have checked with all members of Temple Beth Israel residing in areas which have been affected by the fires and we are thankful that all have survived
without injury or loss of life.
The outpourings of compassion have been heartfelt and overwhelming.
The TBI office has taken countless enquiries from members
asking how they can help. Here are our suggestions:
TBI and the JCCV invite the whole Victorian Jewish Community to a
SERVICE FOR THE BUSHFIRE VICTIMS
This Friday, 13 February at 6:15 pm
At Temple Beth Israel, 76 Alma Road, St Kilda
In partnership with the JCCV
Our erev Shabbat service will be specially dedicated to those
affected by this ongoing tragedy.
Kaddish will be said in remembrance of those who lost their lives.
Please bring donations with you.
Go to the TBI website at www.tbi.org.au
Click on the big red hotlink to the Bushfire Appeal page.
You can make credit card donations directly to Jewish Aid Australia
Cheques or cash can be forwarded to TBI and we will redirect appropriately.
You can also drop off goods to the TBI office. Place clothes in plastic bags labelled where appropriate with size, age, gender.
In addition to money and clothing, there is a need for toiletries, stationery,
toys and baby clothes, nappies & dog leashes.
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