EXCITING NEWS! We're launching our new website in the next few days. We hope everyone loves the new experience! If you run into any issues (like signing up for events or finding pages) during the transition, please send us an email to [email protected]. We'll be sending more information to members shortly after the launch.


Temple Teens New Website

Temple Teens now have their own website, dedicated solely to our youth and their events and activities.
Be yourself. Find yourself. Grow with us.

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YFTI - Thinking About Joining? 

The Youth Federation of Temple Israel is our congregational youth group. Programming includes awesome local, national and international trips, weekend retreats, social action opportunities, social events, and more---all designed by and made for teens in 9th – 12th grades. While these activities are teen driven, these events are guided and supervised by Rabbi Jen Lader and our volunteer youth advisors.

Contact Rabbi Jen Lader at [email protected] for more information.

2014 - 2015 YFTI Upcoming Events
  • Mackinac Madness! - Join us for a weekend away as we venture north for a fun weekend to kick off the year!! September 19-21, 2014


Our high school informal and formal education department offering something for everyone during the high school years. For more information about any of these programs, contact Rabbi Jen Lader

  • You choose 10 High impact sessions
  • Incredible programs with experts in the field
  • Explore your Jewish roots through art, music, sports, social action, identity, and more
  • Collaboration with other youth movements and synagogues
  • Unlike any Religious School program you have ever seen before

For more information about ROOTS, click here.



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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