• Students past and present


     
  • Todd Purdum & Adam Nagour...


    The Battle for the White House: Two Veteran Jounalists' Perspectives 
  • 2018-19 Yom Hashoah Comme...


     
  • Social Justice T-Shirts


    The TIOH Justice T-Shirt featuring original artwork by Christopher Noxon, is a must-have for fashionable activists everywhere.

    Limited supply. Completely sold out at Neiman Marcus, Barney's and Saks.

    Adult unisex sizes
    .
    *No returns or exchanges. Be sure to select size desired.
  • 2019 College Care Package


     
  • Tot Shabbat


     
  • S'lichot at TIOH - A Nigh...


     Saturday, September 21, 2019 8:30 - 11 pm

    S'lichot is the Saturday night before Rosh Hashannah when we gather wearing the purity of white and spend time in study, song and prayer as we review our year. Internally we take an accounting of our strenghts and struggles, and externally we change our Torah mantels to white. 
    With Rabbis Knobel, Missaghieh and Hudson and Cantorial Soloist Shelly Fox.


  • American Politics in the ...


     
  • Contemplative Stitching: ...


    Friday mornings:
    October 18, 25 and November 1, 2019 - 9:15 to 10:30 am.
    Dr. Debra Linesch
    Class limit: 15 people



     
    This workshop integrates photos and Jewish text in a contemplative stitching project. It focusses on how the reciprocal relationship between memory and blessing facilitates mourning. The project includes text study, collage/assemblage and embroidery. No previous study or art experience is required.
    Debra Linesch, Ph.D. is a tenured professor at Loyola Marymount University where she has expanded art psychotheray theory and practices into an established graduate program. She has been a TIOH congregant since 1993 and has moved even deeper into the community since the tragic death of her son Nico Linesch in January of 2017. She is interested in the potential of the creative process to support Jewish mourning practices.
  • Preparing for Rosh HaShan...


    Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 1:00 to 2:15 pm. 
    Rabbi Michelle Missaghieh


    It is time to prepare for Rosh HaShannah - not just by eating apples and honey, but by opening our hearts to deep reflection and review of our lives. To prepare we will sample a taste of the Melton Adult Education style of learning. See what it could be like to dive into Melton with this free sample experience.
  • American Jewish Writers o...


    Three Sunday mornings:
    January 26, February 2 and 9, 2020 - 10:00 to 11:30 am.
    Dr. Leah Hochman


    Explore the way contemporary writers frame, critique and interrogate Jewish identity in the United States through fiction.
    Dr. Leah Hochman is the Director of the Louchheim School for Judaic Studies and Associate Professor of Jewish Thought at HUC-JIR, Los Angeles.
  • Why Israel (and its Futur...


      Sunday morning
    December 8, 2019 - 10:00 to 11:30 am.
    Rabbi John L. Rosove
      
      



    Why Israel Matters is a series of letters to the millennial generation addressed to their questions, doubts, struggles, and need to understand why our relationship with the State of Israel matters for our own future and the future of the Jewish People. Rabbi Rosove probes the thinking of young American Jews (and their parents) beyond the headlines and polarization between Israelis and liberal American Jews and between liberal and conservative American Jews when discussing Israel, its policies and its aspirations.

    Rabbi John L. Rosove is Rabbi Emeritus at Temple Israel of Hollywood.


  • Talmud with Rabbi Iggy


      Monday mornings Beginning September 9, 2019
    8:00 - 9:00 am.
    Rabbi Igael Gurin-Malous
      
      



    Start your week off right with TIOH's resident Text-pert and lively, fun group of congregants. Study Talmud in a confortable setting and discuss how it relates to our lives today. No prior knowledge of Talmud or Hebrew required.

    Rabbi Igael Gurin-Malous is the Director of Spiritual Counseling at Beit T'Shuvah and a renounced Talmud teacher.
  • Repairing the Cracks: Hea...


    Friday mornings:
    January 24, 31 and February 7, 2020 - 9:15 to 10:30 am.
    Dr. Debra Linesch
    Class limit: 15 people.




    Based on the Japanese process of Kintsugi, repairing broken pottery with lacquer mixed with powdered gold, this 3-part workshop focusses on the processes of relief (breaking) and solace (restoring). The project includes text study, controlled breakage and intentional repair. No previous study or art experience is required. 

    Debra Linesch, Ph.D. is a tenured professor at Loyola Marymount University where she has expanded art psychotherapy theory and practices into an established graduate program. She has been a TIOH congregant since 1993 and has moved even deeper into the community since the tragic death of her son Nico Linesch (Z"L) in January of 2017. She is interested in the potential of the creative process to support Jewish mourning practices.
  • Three Philosophers You Ne...


      Sunday mornings: April 12, 19 and 26, 2020
    10:00 - 11:30 am.
    Rabbi Peter Knobel
      
      



    In each session we will explore the work of a single philosopher. Session 1 will look at the work of Tamar Ross an Orthodox Jewish Feminist and her approach to halachic change. Session 2 will concentrate on the thinking of the modern Orthodox Philospher Menachem Fisch whose work unpacks the rational nature of religious disputes and in the third session we turn to the work of Benjamin Sommer who asks the question in what sense can we believe in revelation.

    Rabbi Peter Knobel is TIOH's Interim Rabbi for 2019-2020.
  • What Does the Talmud Say ...


    Three Sundays mornings:
    November 3, 10 and 17, 2019
    10:00 - 11:30am. 
    Rabbi/Dr. Dvora Weisberg 
    Board Room

    Each session will explore ideas about topics that are not uniquely "Jewish" or ancient. We will consider how the rabbis of the Talmud borrowed from the cultures around them, while at the same time putting a uniquely Jewish spin on ideas. 


    Rabbi Dvora Weisberg, Ph.D is the Rabbi Aaron D. Panken Professor of Rabbinics and the Director of the Rabbinical Program at HUC-JIR, Los Angeles.

  • Make a Donation


    Your gift will help Temple Israel serve thousands with our many programs, services and charitable good works.
  • 18-19 Day School Annual G...


    Temple Israel of Hollywood Day School's Annual Giving Campaign helps to "fill the gap" between tuition and the actual cost, per child, to operate our school. Your 100% tax-deductible donation will help us meet our operating budget, enable our high level of excellence and maintain our inclusive, diverse community of families. We are proud that regularly 100% of parents and teachers contribute to the campaign, as well as grandparents and a growing number of our students and alumni!  
  • TIOH Play Spaces Rebuildi...


    Thank you to all of the parents, grandparents and individuals who have so generously supported TIOH’s Play Spaces Rebuilding Project.
     
    TIOH is excited to be seeking to raise the final $500,000 required to complete the total renovation of our current outdoor playgrounds, including the installation of a football-field-size multi-sports ball field. 

    Your child’s name, your family name, a business logo or name(s) of your loved ones can be featured on many of the following options.

     




  • Donate In Honor of Anothe...


    Your gift in honor or memory of a friend or loved one will help Temple Israel serve thousands with our many programs, services and charitable good works. Please enter the amount of your contribution, select the occasion and enter the name(s) of those you wish to honor or pay tribute to.
  • 19-20 Book of Remembrance


    Entries Due by July 15th
  • Give the Gift of Membersh...


     
  • Sages of the Present Dayt...


     

    Monday November 4 

    2:00 – 3:30 pm

    Location: Private home near LaBrea & Beverly Blvd (exact location will be given before the event)  

      
      

     

    If you like to read and discuss books, this is for you. We aim to meet every other month. Rabbi Missaghieh will facilitate a discussion on The Library Book by Susan Orelan (a TIOH member).  The Library Book is a non-fiction account of the 1986 LA Public Library fire, the mystery behind “who did it” and an exploration of the role of the library for Americans past and present.  Read a review here : https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/15/books/review/susan-orlean-library-book.html

     

    This group meets during day-time hours. Light cheese and crackers with beverages will be served.

     
  • Sages of the Present: Fre...


    Friday, November 15, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm Tour
    (Meet at TIOH at 9:45 am for carpooling to the property. There is limited parking)

    Cost: $10.00



    The Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation is a jewel in the middle of Los Angles. If you've never been or haven't heard about it, you'r in for a surprise. Join us for a private tour and be enchanted. For more information about the foundation go to: 
    https://www.weismanfoudation.org/home/

  • YUVAL RON ENSEMBLE: SEEKE...


    Wednesday, October 16
    Dinner & Discussion: 6PM
    Concert: 7:30PM

    Cost: $30


     

    Join the Sages for dinner and a concert at TIOH.  Award-winning composer and master of the oud Yuval Ron brings together Arabic, Jewish, and Christian artists for an ecstatic, trance-inducing evening of world music and dance from the mystical Sufi traditions of the Middle East and Central Asia. Featuring Qawwali singer Sukhawat Ali Khan and Dervish Aziz, Seeker of Truth unites the sacred musical traditions of Judaism, Sufism (Islamic mystical tradition), and the Christian Armenian Church to reveal the ancient and deep intercultural connections between these three traditions.


  • Wall of Remembrance Plaqu...


    Please fill out the form below.

    Include the following information:
    English First & Last Name of Deceased
    English Date of Death

    For Plaques being reserved for later use
    please put "RESERVED"

  • Bnai Mitzvah Application


     
  • 19-20 NS CHALLAH ORDER FO...


    Challah is delivered to your child's cubbie every Friday 9/28-6/7, with the exception of school closures, holidays and vacations. 
  • Setup Recurring Payments ...


    Please use this form to setup recurring payments. Enter in the total amount for the year or period. The payments will be divided by the number of periods selected below
  • 18-19 RS Snack Package Pu...


    We are now accepting snack packages for the second semester of religious school.  
    Package prices are based on the number of Wednesdays (14) in the second semester. 

Students past and present  
Todd Purdum & Adam Nagourney
The Battle for the White House: Two Veteran Jounalists' Perspectives 
2018-19 Yom Hashoah Commemoration  
Social Justice T-Shirts The TIOH Justice T-Shirt featuring original artwork by Christopher Noxon, is a must-have for fashionable activists everywhere.

Limited supply. Completely sold out at Neiman Marcus, Barney's and Saks.

Adult unisex sizes
.
*No returns or exchanges. Be sure to select size desired.
2019 College Care Package  
Tot Shabbat  
S'lichot at TIOH - A Night in White  Saturday, September 21, 2019 8:30 - 11 pm

S'lichot is the Saturday night before Rosh Hashannah when we gather wearing the purity of white and spend time in study, song and prayer as we review our year. Internally we take an accounting of our strenghts and struggles, and externally we change our Torah mantels to white. 
With Rabbis Knobel, Missaghieh and Hudson and Cantorial Soloist Shelly Fox.


American Politics in the Age of Trump  
Contemplative Stitching: Memory and Blessing
Friday mornings:
October 18, 25 and November 1, 2019 - 9:15 to 10:30 am.
Dr. Debra Linesch
Class limit: 15 people



 
This workshop integrates photos and Jewish text in a contemplative stitching project. It focusses on how the reciprocal relationship between memory and blessing facilitates mourning. The project includes text study, collage/assemblage and embroidery. No previous study or art experience is required.
Debra Linesch, Ph.D. is a tenured professor at Loyola Marymount University where she has expanded art psychotheray theory and practices into an established graduate program. She has been a TIOH congregant since 1993 and has moved even deeper into the community since the tragic death of her son Nico Linesch in January of 2017. She is interested in the potential of the creative process to support Jewish mourning practices.
Preparing for Rosh HaShannah: A Taste of Melton
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 1:00 to 2:15 pm. 
Rabbi Michelle Missaghieh


It is time to prepare for Rosh HaShannah - not just by eating apples and honey, but by opening our hearts to deep reflection and review of our lives. To prepare we will sample a taste of the Melton Adult Education style of learning. See what it could be like to dive into Melton with this free sample experience.
American Jewish Writers on Jewish Americans: Literature, Identity and History
Three Sunday mornings:
January 26, February 2 and 9, 2020 - 10:00 to 11:30 am.
Dr. Leah Hochman


Explore the way contemporary writers frame, critique and interrogate Jewish identity in the United States through fiction.
Dr. Leah Hochman is the Director of the Louchheim School for Judaic Studies and Associate Professor of Jewish Thought at HUC-JIR, Los Angeles.
Why Israel (and its Future) Matters: A Book Launch with Rabbi Rosove
  Sunday morning
December 8, 2019 - 10:00 to 11:30 am.
Rabbi John L. Rosove
  
  



Why Israel Matters is a series of letters to the millennial generation addressed to their questions, doubts, struggles, and need to understand why our relationship with the State of Israel matters for our own future and the future of the Jewish People. Rabbi Rosove probes the thinking of young American Jews (and their parents) beyond the headlines and polarization between Israelis and liberal American Jews and between liberal and conservative American Jews when discussing Israel, its policies and its aspirations.

Rabbi John L. Rosove is Rabbi Emeritus at Temple Israel of Hollywood.


Talmud with Rabbi Iggy
  Monday mornings Beginning September 9, 2019
8:00 - 9:00 am.
Rabbi Igael Gurin-Malous
  
  



Start your week off right with TIOH's resident Text-pert and lively, fun group of congregants. Study Talmud in a confortable setting and discuss how it relates to our lives today. No prior knowledge of Talmud or Hebrew required.

Rabbi Igael Gurin-Malous is the Director of Spiritual Counseling at Beit T'Shuvah and a renounced Talmud teacher.
Repairing the Cracks: Healing and Wholeness
Friday mornings:
January 24, 31 and February 7, 2020 - 9:15 to 10:30 am.
Dr. Debra Linesch
Class limit: 15 people.




Based on the Japanese process of Kintsugi, repairing broken pottery with lacquer mixed with powdered gold, this 3-part workshop focusses on the processes of relief (breaking) and solace (restoring). The project includes text study, controlled breakage and intentional repair. No previous study or art experience is required. 

Debra Linesch, Ph.D. is a tenured professor at Loyola Marymount University where she has expanded art psychotherapy theory and practices into an established graduate program. She has been a TIOH congregant since 1993 and has moved even deeper into the community since the tragic death of her son Nico Linesch (Z"L) in January of 2017. She is interested in the potential of the creative process to support Jewish mourning practices.
Three Philosophers You Never Heard of
  Sunday mornings: April 12, 19 and 26, 2020
10:00 - 11:30 am.
Rabbi Peter Knobel
  
  



In each session we will explore the work of a single philosopher. Session 1 will look at the work of Tamar Ross an Orthodox Jewish Feminist and her approach to halachic change. Session 2 will concentrate on the thinking of the modern Orthodox Philospher Menachem Fisch whose work unpacks the rational nature of religious disputes and in the third session we turn to the work of Benjamin Sommer who asks the question in what sense can we believe in revelation.

Rabbi Peter Knobel is TIOH's Interim Rabbi for 2019-2020.
What Does the Talmud Say About?...Astrology, Dreams and the Soul
Three Sundays mornings:
November 3, 10 and 17, 2019
10:00 - 11:30am. 
Rabbi/Dr. Dvora Weisberg 
Board Room

Each session will explore ideas about topics that are not uniquely "Jewish" or ancient. We will consider how the rabbis of the Talmud borrowed from the cultures around them, while at the same time putting a uniquely Jewish spin on ideas. 


Rabbi Dvora Weisberg, Ph.D is the Rabbi Aaron D. Panken Professor of Rabbinics and the Director of the Rabbinical Program at HUC-JIR, Los Angeles.

Make a Donation Your gift will help Temple Israel serve thousands with our many programs, services and charitable good works.
18-19 Day School Annual Giving Campaign Temple Israel of Hollywood Day School's Annual Giving Campaign helps to "fill the gap" between tuition and the actual cost, per child, to operate our school. Your 100% tax-deductible donation will help us meet our operating budget, enable our high level of excellence and maintain our inclusive, diverse community of families. We are proud that regularly 100% of parents and teachers contribute to the campaign, as well as grandparents and a growing number of our students and alumni!  
TIOH Play Spaces Rebuilding Campaign
Thank you to all of the parents, grandparents and individuals who have so generously supported TIOH’s Play Spaces Rebuilding Project.
 
TIOH is excited to be seeking to raise the final $500,000 required to complete the total renovation of our current outdoor playgrounds, including the installation of a football-field-size multi-sports ball field. 

Your child’s name, your family name, a business logo or name(s) of your loved ones can be featured on many of the following options.

 




Donate In Honor of Another Your gift in honor or memory of a friend or loved one will help Temple Israel serve thousands with our many programs, services and charitable good works. Please enter the amount of your contribution, select the occasion and enter the name(s) of those you wish to honor or pay tribute to.
19-20 Book of Remembrance
Entries Due by July 15th
Give the Gift of Membership  
Sages of the Present Daytime Book Group: The Library Book
 

Monday November 4 

2:00 – 3:30 pm

Location: Private home near LaBrea & Beverly Blvd (exact location will be given before the event)  

  
  

 

If you like to read and discuss books, this is for you. We aim to meet every other month. Rabbi Missaghieh will facilitate a discussion on The Library Book by Susan Orelan (a TIOH member).  The Library Book is a non-fiction account of the 1986 LA Public Library fire, the mystery behind “who did it” and an exploration of the role of the library for Americans past and present.  Read a review here : https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/15/books/review/susan-orlean-library-book.html

 

This group meets during day-time hours. Light cheese and crackers with beverages will be served.

 
Sages of the Present: Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation Private Tour
Friday, November 15, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm Tour
(Meet at TIOH at 9:45 am for carpooling to the property. There is limited parking)

Cost: $10.00



The Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation is a jewel in the middle of Los Angles. If you've never been or haven't heard about it, you'r in for a surprise. Join us for a private tour and be enchanted. For more information about the foundation go to: 
https://www.weismanfoudation.org/home/

YUVAL RON ENSEMBLE: SEEKER OF TRUTH

Wednesday, October 16
Dinner & Discussion: 6PM
Concert: 7:30PM

Cost: $30


 

Join the Sages for dinner and a concert at TIOH.  Award-winning composer and master of the oud Yuval Ron brings together Arabic, Jewish, and Christian artists for an ecstatic, trance-inducing evening of world music and dance from the mystical Sufi traditions of the Middle East and Central Asia. Featuring Qawwali singer Sukhawat Ali Khan and Dervish Aziz, Seeker of Truth unites the sacred musical traditions of Judaism, Sufism (Islamic mystical tradition), and the Christian Armenian Church to reveal the ancient and deep intercultural connections between these three traditions.


Wall of Remembrance Plaque Purchase

Please fill out the form below.

Include the following information:
English First & Last Name of Deceased
English Date of Death

For Plaques being reserved for later use
please put "RESERVED"

Bnai Mitzvah Application  
19-20 NS CHALLAH ORDER FORM Challah is delivered to your child's cubbie every Friday 9/28-6/7, with the exception of school closures, holidays and vacations. 
Setup Recurring Payments for Membership Dues Please use this form to setup recurring payments. Enter in the total amount for the year or period. The payments will be divided by the number of periods selected below
18-19 RS Snack Package Purchase - Semester 2
We are now accepting snack packages for the second semester of religious school.  
Package prices are based on the number of Wednesdays (14) in the second semester.