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.


 Rabbi Amy Mayer – A Graduate of The Jewish Theological Seminary And Distinguished Teacher Will Present:

 “Judaism For Adults”

 The Course is aimed at providing a Jewish Education

 For People who never had a good Jewish Education

When Growing up. It will also qualify as a Conversion

   Course for those who are thinking of Conversion

 Where: Temple Israel of Deland, 1001 E New York, Deland, FL 32720

When: Wednesday nights on March 11 & 25: April 15, 22, & 29: May 6, 13, & 20: June 3, 10, 20, 17, & 24: July 8, 15 & 22 @ 7:00 p.m.

What: Book to buy – “Embracing Judaism” by Simcha King (Available through Amazon and at )

Cost: $10 per person per class - $15 per Couple per class

Scholarships: Available – Call Rabbi Reuven Silverman – 386-747-0644

RSVP: Please write or call Rabbi Silverman at the above number. We need a head count!  Please Come!


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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 ( 

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. 

We are still collecting non-perishable food items and paper products (especially baked or vegetarian beans and paper towels) for the Volusia/Flagler Counties Jewish Federation's Bill Doliner Food Bank. Please make it your mitzvah to drop off items in the basket at the Temple during services or contact Heather Ortiz at for more details.



This week, we blessed this week with the reading of Parshat Balak. Because the 17th of Tammuz falls on Shabbat – the Fast of Tammuz is observed on Sunday.

Friday, July 3rd, 2015 @  7:00 p.m. - Regular Shabbat Service and our Oneg sponsors will be David and Norma in honor of their 20th Wedding Anniversary. Mazel Tov!

Saturday, July 4th, 2015 @ 10:00 a.m. -  Regular service followed by Torah study.


Sunday, July 12th, 2015 @ 10:00 a.m. -Rabbi Reuven is sponsoring a Brunch for all the men in the Men’s Club. The Brunch will include Scrambled Eggs with Onions and Cheese, Hash Browns and Fresh Fruit with Coffee and Tea. Please bring your Tefillin if you own a pair, as we will have a short Tefillin Prayer to bring Eitan into the fold as his Bar Mitzvah is only two weeks away from that date. The Brunch is in honor of Eitan!

Sundays: the Mens' Club meets at the Boston Coffee House 109 E. New York Avenue @ 9:30 a.m. Contact Bob Sharff for more details.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 @ 7:00 p.m. - Rabbi Amy continues her class on Basic Judaism for Adults

Sunday, July 12th, 2015 @ 2:00 p.m. - Rabbi Rose's Hebrew Class for Adults at Temple Israel of Deland. 

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 @ 7:00 p.m. - We will begin our Choir Practice for the High Holidays. Everybody who can carry a tune is invited. 

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