Welcome to Temple Bnai Israel. Temple Bnai Israel is an egalitarian and welcoming community Affiliated with the Jewish Reconstructionist Movement. We use the tools of Jewish civilization, including Torah and mitzvah, ritual, culture, and community, in order to accomplish tikkun nefesh (healing the self) and tikkun olam (healing the world.)
We have some very important events this month! Please read on for further details, and be sure to download the informational fliers located at the bottom of this page.
April 23 - 7:00p.m. AT UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT
"What is Zionism's Role in North American Jewish Life Today?" A Public Dialogue. Featuring Rabbi Deborah Waxman, President of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College and Susan Herbst, President of the University of Connecticut; Konover Auditorium, Dodd Center; for futher details: http://judaicstudies.uconn.edu/2015/03/18/what-is-zionisms-role-in-north-american-jewish-life-today\
April 26 10:30am VISIONING LAUNCH - INNOVATIVE VISIONS OF COMMUNITY - ALL ARE WELCOME
10:30am Brunch; 11:00am Keynote speaker: Rabbi Deborah Waxman, President, RRC & Jewish Reconstructionist Communities, "Jewish Community: Challenges, Opportunities, and Visions." Full details are availabe in the flier below.