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 (online for now) or one of our educational, social action or social events. Please check out our Bulletin below to learn more, and feel free to contact us HERE for more information.
We look forward to welcoming you!

Temple

The “BIG NOSH” Jewish Food Festival
to benefit the Temple of Israel 

Order your delicious Jewish delectables now!!  
Whitefish, chopped herring salad, pickles,
potato knishes, Israeli salad, and much more...

Pre-Orders ONLY

TO ORDER:

Click on ~ https://templefundraising.online/

or

 Click HERE to print the form and return by mail

DEADLINE to ORDER: Sunday, February 28th

ORDER PICK-UP will be:
Thursday, MARCH 18th between 11AM and 2PM
at the Reibman Center, 922 Market Street

Due to COVID-19, all Temple events are currently being held via Zoom. Please check your bulletin or Temple emails for the Zoom links. If you need a Zoom link or help, please contact the Temple Office at templeoffice@temple-of-israel.org.

Read our monthly Bulletin to learn more about our upcoming events.

 

 

Check out our archives to see what we’ve been up to this year.

Bulletin Archives

 

From the Union For Reform Judaism / Reform Movement

Spiritual Audacity: Abraham Joshua Heschel's Story

Spiritual Audacity: Abraham Joshua Heschel's Story jstern February 24, 2021

Martin Doblmeier's inspiring new documentary Spiritual Audacity: Abraham Joshua Heschel's Story is a long-overdue homage

Choosing Your Purim Costume: How to Avoid Cultural Appropriation, Stereotypes, and Racism

Choosing Your Purim Costume: How to Avoid Cultural Appropriation, Stereotypes, and Racism kbkaput February 24, 2021

Purim approaches, and like every other holiday we've observed during the pandemic, it will look

Reflections on Observing Black History Month in the Wake of the Capitol Insurrection

Reflections on Observing Black History Month in the Wake of the Capitol Insurrection kbkaput February 23, 2021

This is not yet the America most of us dream of, but it is an unavoidable part of our DNA. American equality and exceptionalism are checks that are still in the mail. If we truly love what this country is capable of, we must continue to speak the hard truth to power.

My Gap Year in Israel is the Best Decision I’ve Ever Made

My Gap Year in Israel is the Best Decision I’ve Ever Made kbkaput February 23, 2021

Israel is our home. It was in the Torah, and it is now. It sure isn’t perfect, and it might not be around forever, but that’s exactly why we need to come.