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Temple Israel of Scranton

Temple Israel of Scranton

An Egalitarian, Conservative Jewish Congregation – Be A Part of Us!

918 East Gibson Street, Scranton, PA 18510
(570) 342-0350 | Email Us

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Our Anniversary Celebration is almost here! Our committee has been working hard to ensure it will be a memorable weekend for all.

What wonderful memories we have to share…Junior Congregation, Elections, IYL, USY, Boy Scout Troop 65, Sisterhood Dances, Rabbi Shoop, Cantor Horn, Louis Wolf…the list goes on.

So don’t hesitate. We kindly ask that you RSVP no later than September 1, 2022. The events are catered and a definite count is needed.

If you have purchased a Silver ($2500), Gold($5000), or Platinum ($18,000) page in our 100th Anniversary Journal please click here to register for the events.

For all others please click here to register for events.

Schedule of Events

Friday, October 21st 

The celebration begins with a Kabbalat Shabbat service at 5:45 followed by a festive catered dinner by Deluxe Catering of Philadelphia. Click here to view Kashrut Certificate

We will eat, drink, and celebrate our 100th (+) Year. The Temple will be filled with fun memories and memorabilia and films will be running continually to put smiles on our faces remembering the great times and accomplishments over the last 100 years.

In appreciation of 100 + years, the entire weekend is $100.00. This includes your fondness and support of Temple in addition to Shabbat Dinner, Luncheon Kiddush, Saturday night Centennial Speakeasy, and Sunday’s Time Capsule program coupled with a Minyonaires breakfast.

Looking forward to seeing one and all,

Susan Jacobson, Friday Event Chairperson

Saturday, October 22nd 

9:30 am Shabbat service followed by a kiddush luncheon catered by Deluxe Catering of Philadeplphia and a keynote speech by Rabbi Emeritus David Geffen

Saturday Evening, October 22nd 

7:00 pm  Come for Havdalah and stay to schmooze at the Centennial Speakeasy

Enjoy delectable desserts in a casual atmosphere. Stroll the 100th Anniversary Museum and Archives. Go back in time with ten decades of music’s biggest hits. Take a keepsake photo in the photo booth. The perfect way to end Shabbat and greet the new week with old friends.

Sunday Morning, October 23rd 

“Don’t kop the bagels!” 9:00 am Minyan followed by a light breakfast and a Time Capsule program

Good morning! Daven with friends, then enjoy a bagel (or two) with a ‘schmear.’ Afterward, join us for our 100th Anniversary Time Capsule program and the conclusion of our 100th Anniversary Celebration Weekend. Can’t wait to see you there!