How often do you have services?

We have Friday night Shabbat services. These are held at 8:00 PM with the exception of the 3rd Friday of each month when we hold a Family Shabbat service at 7:00 PM.

Where are Friday night Shabbat services held?

Friday night services are held at the Temple of Israel, 1 South Fourth Street. However, we occasionally hold services offsite. Please check our monthly bulletin on the Temple website or call the Temple Office 910 762-0000 to confirm location.  We gather in the lower level prior to services. Please enter  through the doors at street level.

Is the Temple handicapped accessible?

Yes, we have an elevator.

How many Rabbis does the Temple have?

Rabbi Emily Losben-Ostrov is our Temple Rabbi.

Rabbi James Apple is our Rabbi Emeritus.

What do I get for my membership?

-Rabbinic support and assistance for life cycle events and at other times
-Tickets for High Holy Day services, and discounted ticket prices for your guests 
-No fees for Adult Education classes
-The opportunity to participate in and give back to your Jewish community
-Temple newsletters, containing helpful information about events and issues of Jewish concern
-Use of tremendous resources from the Union for Reform Judaism and connection with over 900 Reform Jewish congregations
-The joy and satisfaction of being part of a dynamic, warm and caring extended Jewish family

How do I join?

Contact our membership chairman, Myrna Cronen through the Temple office, 910-762-0000, and she will guide you through the process.

What if I can’t afford membership dues?

We have financial commitment reductions available for anyone who needs it.  No one will be turned away due to their inability to pay.