Welcome to Temple of Israel
in Wilmington, North Carolina
Temple of Israel is your Reform Jewish home in Southeastern North Carolina. Come celebrate Jewish life with us! We offer varied weekly activities including Shabbat services, religious school for children, education for learners of all ages, social action programs and social events. Whether you are here to learn, grow, pray or connect, there are many ways to get involved and we have a place for you in our community.
We look forward to meeting you at a Shabbat service on Friday nights at 7pm (now in person and online) or one of our educational, social action or social events. Please check out our events listings below to learn more, and feel free to contact us HERE for more information. We look forward to welcoming you!
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TEMPLE COVID POLICY UPDATE
Temple of Israel will currently be holding Shabbat Services both in-person at the Reibman Center and online via Zoom and Facebook. As a reflection of the Jewish imperative of “pikuach nefesh,” we encourage everyone to be fully vaccinated or wear a mask while inside the building.
Restoration 150 Fund
The beautiful Temple of Israel has been a landmark in Wilmington for almost 147 years. Built in 1876, the Moorish Revival style Temple is the oldest synagogue in continuous use in North Carolina and one of the oldest in the United States. This Temple is an architectural jewel.
The historic Temple of Israel, at 4th and Market in Wilmington, North Carolina, the oldest congregation in continuous use in the State of North Carolina needs your help. Its almost 150-year-old sanctuary is in need of repair, beyond what our small congregation can afford. It has been closed since March, 2020.
We are grateful for the generosity of our many donors who have participated thus far. Additional contributions to our campaign are greatly appreciated.
To show your support:
- Mail a check to Temple of Israel, 922 Market Street, Wilmington, NC 28401, Attn: Restoration 150 Fund or
- Click the box below to donate!
For more information on the Restoration 150 Fund, click here.