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2016-17 Past Special Events

Passover Services (April 11th-17th, 2017)

posted Mar 27, 2017, 8:21 AM by Ezrath Israel   [ updated Apr 19, 2017, 4:30 PM ]

In addition to our second night community seder, we also invite you to attend the special Holiday and Shabbat services for Passover:

Passover (1st Day) Morning Torah & Hallel Service, Tuesday, April 11th, 2017, 10:30am

Shabbat Evening Service, Friday, April 14th, 2017, 7 PM

Shabbat Morning Service, Saturday, April 15th, 2017, 10:30 AM

Passover (7th Day) Morning Yizkor, Torah & Hallel Service, Monday, April 17th, 2017, 10:30 AM

Community Second Night Passover Seder (Tue, April 11th, 2017, 6pm)

posted Mar 25, 2017, 4:28 PM by Ezrath Israel   [ updated Apr 19, 2017, 4:29 PM ]


Catered by Food in Motion

A Delicious and Spiritual Evening

Music by James Besser, Pianist


$95/Non-members; $75/Members; Children $20; Under 10 Free

Buy Tickets online now or download the Printable Order Form below.

Also download the Flyer and the scrumptious dairy/fish/vegetable dinner Menu.


Passover Package Delivery with Dorot (Sun, April 2nd, 2017, 10am-noon)

posted Mar 25, 2017, 4:21 PM by Ezrath Israel   [ updated Apr 19, 2017, 4:29 PM ]

Those interested in delivering packages, please contact coordinator Mario Sisneros,, 323 205 8872, or Rabbi Jill.

Purim Celebration (Sat, March 11th, 2017, 7pm)

posted Mar 10, 2017, 11:38 AM by Ezrath Israel   [ updated Apr 19, 2017, 4:28 PM ]

Service, Sing Along, Megillah Reading & MY LITTLE ESTHER, an Original Purim Spiel with professional actors and comedians, written by Bob Greenberg. Don’t miss it! Holiday Oneg follows the service.

Actors' Temple 100th Anniversary Gala Celebration (Mon, March 13th, 2017, 6-9pm)

posted Jan 17, 2017, 1:29 PM by Ezrath Israel   [ updated Apr 19, 2017, 4:28 PM ]

*** SOLD OUT ***


Join us on the evening of

Monday, March 13th, 2017, 6-9 pm

at the Friars Club.

Hors d'oeuvres, open bar, buffet dinner and dessert, plus fabulous entertainment.

We will be honoring the great actress Tovah Feldshuh, Jackie Hoffman and our own Barbara Bova, and we will have the finest and most talented performers entertaining you with food and drink all evening long.

Performing will be Andrew Beall, composer of SONG OF SOLOMON, the lovely and talented Anna Bergman, the beautiful and charming Adrienne Haan (accompanied by Richard Danley,) Pianist James Besser, Violinist Marina Kifferstein, Comedians Jackie Hoffman, Bob Greenberg and many, many more names to come.

One of our favorite entertainers as well as the funniest comedian on Broadway today, Jackie Hoffman, will keep you in stitches all night long. We will have memorabilia displayed, a special video of our history, surprise guests, singers, comedians and much, much more.

This will be the event of the Century.


A Wing and a Prayer Benefit (Mon, Feb 13th, 2017, 8pm)

posted Jan 17, 2017, 1:20 PM by Ezrath Israel   [ updated Apr 19, 2017, 4:26 PM ]

A Variety Show with up and coming Broadway performers, singing love songs and rejoicing in the power of love; Monday, February 13, 8 PM, to help the Historic Actors’ Temple build an ADA Accessible Restroom; Musical Direction by Josh Freilich, produced by Dan Schneider and sponsored by the Florence Belsky Trust.

Tickets: $25; $10 Students and Seniors.


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Tu B'Shevat Programs (Fri-Sun, Feb 10th-12th, 2017)

posted Jan 4, 2017, 7:00 AM by Ezrath Israel   [ updated Apr 19, 2017, 4:25 PM ]

Friday, February 10th, 6:30 PM: TU B’SHEVAT SEDER: Potluck Dinner and Seder-Style Shabbat Service, a Mystical Seder for the New Year of the Trees, our Environmental Holiday, with pianist James Besser and singer Aron Bederson. Come eat the native fruits and nuts of Israel and drink some wine, as we ascend through the four worlds. Please bring a dairy/vegetarian dish to share. Lilly Galperin plays a piano program of Baroque to Modern and Songs from Around the World during dinner.

Sunday, February 12th, 4-5:30 PM: The Actors' Temple and Different Directions team up for another Family Workshop for Tu B'Shevat, the New Year of the Trees, at The Actors' Temple, 339 West 47th Street, between 8th & 9th Aves. Materials fee $10/person. Come to sample the native fruits and nuts of Israel, do an art project, re-use and recycle, and sing songs.

Community Shabbat Chanukah (Fri, Dec 30th, 2016, 6pm)

posted Dec 22, 2016, 3:54 PM by Ezrath Israel   [ updated Mar 25, 2017, 4:30 PM ]

Come join us at The Actors’ Temple for our Community Shabbat Chanukah Latke party, Sing-Along, and Open Mic.

Time: 6-10 PM

Dinner begins at 6:00 PM, Latkes and applesauce provided by us; then a Shabbat Service with music and a Chanukah Sing Along, conducted by Rabbi Jill Hausman, beginning at 7 PM. We will sing, celebrate, pray, eat and sing some more! Pianist James Besser will accompany. Bring yourself and your talents. Stay for coffee, dessert, and conversation. Please email to perform. Food for body and soul!

2016-17 Membership, High Holidays, and More!

posted Sep 8, 2016, 9:18 AM by Ezrath Israel   [ updated Mar 25, 2017, 3:36 PM ]

The Overview:

Renew or begin your Actors' Temple Membership!

Buy your High Holiday Tickets!

Buy a page or a listing in our new Yizkor Book!

And last but not least, it's our Centennial Year! (Read about this in the letters below.)

Please Join or Renew and Save!

Please note: You qualify for a significant discount on High Holiday, Passover Seder, and many event tickets only if you are a member, and our membership year now begins on September 1st, so please join the Actors' Temple, or renew your existing membership, and save even more.

Whether you are renewing an existing membership or joining for the first time, buying your High Holiday tickets, or purchasing space in our new Yizkor Book, you can do all these things at our online store, even putting them all into a single order, which can accommodate as many items as needed. This will save you time, effort, and possibly even a postage stamp.

If you are a new member, or an existing member who needs to change some information (address, phone, e-mail, family information, etc.) please make all your purchases online, then print and fill out the membership form, and return it to us, so that we can keep all of your extended information on file.

If you prefer to order and/or pay another way, please download, print, fill out, and return the appropriate order forms below.

Membership and Yizkor

High Holidays

Fall Programs

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