Welcome to Temple Israel…
Established in 1873 and a founding member of the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ), we are one of the oldest and most renowned congregations in the American Jewish experience.
- Serving families from Charleston and surrounding areas of West Virginia
- Rabbi James Cohn has over 3 decades of experience leading Reform congregations in the southeast
- Offering an engaging array of education classes, enrichment programs, visiting scholars, concerts, and social opportunities
- Active Temple Sisterhood affiliated with the WRJ
- Energetic participation in community social action and interfaith relationship building
- A community that treasures its diversity in all its forms – age, marital or partnership status, gender identity, sexual orientation, race and ethnicity
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Joint Purim celebration at B’nai Jacob Synagogue on Wednesday, Feb. 28 at 6 PM
This year we will celebrate Purim together with our Jewish cousins at Congregation B’nai Jacob. The event will be held at 6:00 PM on the Eve of Purim on Wednesday, Feb. 28. You can add to the fun by attending in costume.