Temple Israel Brotherhood


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Our Purpose

The Temple Israel Brotherhood is the men’s affiliate of Temple Israel. Its function is to provide an environment in which the adult male members of our congregation may be linked to the Temple Community through service and social connections. We are actively engaged in improving the quality of life for our members, our families, our congregation and our society.

Our Temple Community

Brotherhood develops and executes programs that benefit the families of Temple Israel. These programs, which enhance the religious, spirtitual and educational needs of our community, include (click for more information): 

Our Greater Community

Brotherhood plans and participates in programs to promote a clear vision of social justice that is integral to Reform Jewish values. Some of these programs include (click for more information):

  • KADIMA Seder
  • Blood Drives 
  • Housing the Homeless Program
  • Tiger and Piston tickets for JARC, KADIMA, and JFS.
  • Inter-Congregational Dinners

Social/Networking Connections 

Through our active program calendar, Brotherhood members develop friendships, build roots within the Temple Israel community, and promote business relationships within the Jewish community.

Leadership Development 

Our goal is to develop leaders who will perpetuate the existence of Brotherhood and who will execute the vision of our organization. In addition, we provide a source of leaders for the greater Temple Israel community.

To Get Connected 

Want to learn about Temple Israel Brotherhood? We’d love to hear from you. Please contact any of the officers or Temple Israel for more information on how you can join us in our religious, spiritual, educational, and social programs throughout the year.

Brian D. Karbel  - bdkarbel@comcast.net or 248-425-3487
President, Temple Israel Brotherhood

Upcoming Events: 


Brotherhood Baseball - Tigers vs. Dodgers

Sunday, August 20 • 1:10 pm at Comerica Park
Cantor Neil Michaels will conduct the Shabbat Singers in singing the National Anthem. Free Anibal Sanchez back to school binders, rides on the Fly Ball ferris wheel and running the bases for children under 14!
$40 Bleacher tickets (mostly covered and shaded)
$40 Kaline's Corner tickets (mostly covered and shaded)
$60 Lower baseline box seats (all covered and shaded)

A portion of each ticket sold is a donation to our community service project, bringing guests from JARC, Kadima and other non-profits to the game.
For Questions and Tickets, Contact Jim Grey at 248-739-9070 or greyco@aol.com




Intercongregational Men's Club - Bowling, Beer and Pizza


Wednesday, September 6 • 6:30 pm at Langan's Nor-West Lanes (click for directions)
Join Brotherhood, along with the Men's Clubs from Adat Shalom, Bais Chabad, Beth Ahm, B'nai Brith,  Shaarey Zedek and Temple Beth El for an evening of bowling, beer and pizza! 
Pre-registration cost: $30 per person/$22 non-bowler
At the door cost: $35 per person/$27 non-bowler

For more information and to register, contact Steve Achtman at 248-505-3939.







About Us

Temple Israel is a Reform Jewish Congregation which seeks to fulfill its religious and ethical goals by being a center for spiritual fulfillment, life-long learning, cultural enrichment, community leadership, social responsibility, and by lovingly entrusting our Reform Jewish tradition from generation to generation. We are committed in our support of the State of Israel and of the Jewish people throughout the world.

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