The mission of Temple Israel of DeLand is
to provide a local Jewish House of Worship;
to perpetuate Jewish tradition through education,
social activities, and life cycle events;
and to develop and maintain a strong Jewish presence
in Greater West Volusia County.

Camp Ramah Darom Labor Day Weekend 2014: spend a wonderful Shabbat weekend enjoying Jewish Learning, outdoor activities, and opportunities to meet new friends and reconnect with familiar ones from all over the Southeast. Check out link:

"Thank G-d For Israel" Celebration: Sunday, September 14th, 2014 2:30 p.m - 4:30 p.m. at the Church on the Rock, 2200 N. State Street (US 1), Bunnell, FL 32110.  An afternoon celebrating Israel with singing, dancing, scripture reading, prayers, and refreshments.


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Would you like to know a simple way to help Temple Israel of DeLand in its fundraising efforts? You can do that by registering with us as your selected non-profit on ( 

SHMIRA Project: This is a grassroots program. IDF combat soldiers are paired with participants around the world who participate in acts of kindness, engage in prayer or Torah learning to increase the soldier's spiritual merit and protection. To find out more information, please go to the following website: 

The Worldwide Shema Movement: Another way to support Israel is to say the Shema prayer at the same time everywhere. In our time zone it is at 12:00 noon.

Do you know someone who ill or 'under the weather'? The Sunshine Committee of Temple Israel of Deland is in full force. Please send all requests for the Sick, Hospital and Nursing Home Visits to Frankie Hochman at  sunshine2241@ Leave as much information as you can such as  the facility, phone number, room number, address and anything that helps make a contact. 

Monday, August 25th started the Month of Elul! There is less than month until Rosh Hashanah!

Please join us for this week's Shabbat Services led by Rabbi Rose Eberle, who is officiating in place of Rabbi Reuven this Friday. 

Friday, August 29th at 7:00 p.m.

  It will be a wonderful Service full of “a cappella” singing. Please join Rabbi Rose in Prayer and Joyful Song. Rabbi Rose has some really wonderful new melodies to share as well as some of our traditional ones as well! Thank you Rabbi Rose!!!!!

No Service this Saturday Morning. (It is “National Rabbi Pajama-Shabbes Day”) 


 This Wednesday evening (9/3) @ 5 p.m. is Choir Practice for the High Holidays. Aliyot and Honors will be assigned within the next few weeks. Please let Rabbi Reuven know if you have a preference.

Hebrew School will begin on September 7th, 2014 at 10 a.m. Rabbi Rose has set up a wonderful program of 'on site' learning with a combination of Behrman House 'Computer Learning'.  Also, preparation for a wonderful Song Day, November 16th, 2014, where students will be presenting songs from the 'Judy Music Selection'.

Sunday, September 7th, 2014 @ 1:00 p.m., the Sisterhood will have a special and unique guest to speak at this meeting. Neal Hummerstone, founder and director of the International Combative Survival Tactics will discuss self defense techniques. This presentation is open to the entire congregation. A light nosh will be provided.

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