Sign In Forgot Password

Membership Information

If you are looking for a place to learn about, and practice Reform Judaism--a place with a community of warm, caring, and intellectually-engaged people--you've come to the right place! Temple Israel is this region's largest synagogue and hosts an exciting spectrum of Jewish opportunities.

Temple Israel offers rabbinical services with Rabbi Michael Shields; High Holy Day services; Torah study; Midweek Minyan on Wednesday mornings; Lunch and Learn on Wednesday afternoons; adult education classes for all learning-levels; adult Hebrew; life cycle events; Sisterhood; Brotherhood; social action and mitzvah activities; Distinguished Visitors Program; Senior Schmooze, and a Jewish gift shop, The Spinning Dreidel.

If you have children, they won't feel left out because Temple Israel has a variety of educational and entertaining options for them: the Block Family Religious School (Pre-K to 12th grade); preschool, youth groups, and youth night events, to name a few.

If you'd like to just drop in, we welcome you to join us for services: Friday evening services begin at 7:30 PM (First Fridays at 6:00 PM), Saturday services at 10:15 AM; and the Midweek Minyan on Wednesdays at 7:15 AM.

By joining Temple Israel, you not only become part of Tallahassee's largest Jewish community, but you also embrace a wealth of opportunities for personal, spiritual, and intellectual growth. Our rabbi, professional staff, musicians, and members are committed to making Temple Israel an inviting and nurturing place in which members from a variety of backgrounds can comfortably come together to pray, learn, congregate, and feel at home.

Please join us for services, and consider joining our congregation. We look forward to meeting you.


Buddy Herrell, Membership Chair

  • Why Join a Reform Congregation? Click  here.
  • Are you an Interfaith couple or family?  Reform Judaism and Temple Israel welcome you! Click here for answers to your Interfaith questions.

Membership Application 

If you are considering Temple Israel membership or have questions, please fill out our preliminary membership inquiry form  or contact:

Are you ready to join Temple Israel?  Please fill out our membership application and email to Or, email to set up a membership meeting.

Finances should never be a barrier to joining our community.  Please complete this form for assistance. 

Fri, November 22 2019 24 Cheshvan 5780