Temple Beth Israel is a small and vibrant Reform Jewish congregation, and a vital resource for Jewish life in northern New York. We welcome diverse traditions and lifestyles into our congregational family, and offer a meaningful Jewish experience to all who enter our doors. Every individual enriches our community and our Jewish identity and has a spiritual home in Temple Beth Israel.
We share the responsibility and commitment to provide:
A sanctuary for worship and a place for reflection, comfort, and peace
A house of learning for ourselves, our children, and our neighbors
A gathering place to celebrate our culture, holidays, and life-cycle events
A community that inspires us, individually and collectively, to contribute to the well-being of our world
Our History - 150 Years Strong
As recounted in From Generation to Generation, the Jewish Congregations of Plattsburgh, N.Y., by Henry K. Freedman.