Boker Tov and Erev Tov

Are you up for a daily dose of Temple Isaiah? At 9am Sunday through Friday, our TI staff, clergy, and lay leaders are bringing some learning, music, and prayer to our community with Boker Tov, and at 5:30pm Sunday through Thursday, finishing out our day with Erev Tov. Friday night will be Shabbat services, Saturday morning […]

Maintaining a Sense of Community in the Shadow of COVID-19

A message from Marshall Kohen, Temple Isaiah President: At times, we are able to get past the immediacies and to-do lists, seeing our lives as a series of road trips. Right now, I feel as if we’re in a tunnel. It’s not pitch black, so we’re able to find our way a bit, but the […]

Rosh Hashanah Morning Sermon 5780

Earlier this month, we kicked off Temple Isaiah’s 50th anniversary celebrations with Isaiah Fest. Nearly two years in the planning, with hundreds, possibly thousands of emails exchanged — the day was fast approaching. As we counted down to September 8, on a pretty consistent basis, Ellen Strichartz and Sue Green reminded me that I needed […]

It Begins With Words

On Friday night November 2, 2018, synagogues across America and around the world welcomed neighbors and friends to participate in #ShowUpForShabbat — a response to the horrific attack at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. The attack happened the previous Shabbat, when eleven lives were cut short by the violence directed at them simply […]