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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

Learn more about us…

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Shabbat Services
Friday evenings
5:30 PM

Welcome, Rabbi Joe Blair

We welcomed Rabbi Joe Blair as the rabbi of our Congregation on July 1. Please read Rabbi Blair’s bio here.

For information about
Weather Related Cancellations
call 304-342-5852
and listen to the
recorded message.

Upcoming Events

Jul
19
Thu
6:00 pm Healing Justice film screening &... @ Temple Israel
Healing Justice film screening &... @ Temple Israel
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Healing Justice film screening & panel discussion @ Temple Israel
Healing Justice Screening and Conversation Set for Thursday, July 19[...]
Jul
22
Sun
10:00 am Sisterhood Retreat @ Temple Israel
Sisterhood Retreat @ Temple Israel
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am
Sisterhood Retreat! When: Sunday, July 22, 2018 Where: Temple Israel[...]