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2017-18 Past Special Events

Israel Independence Day Service (Fri, Apr 20th, 2018, 7pm)

posted Apr 24, 2018, 3:11 PM by Ezrath Israel   [ updated Apr 24, 2018, 3:11 PM ]

Judy Buchman joins us for song, a celebration of the 70th Anniversary of a country composed of family. Phyllis Malamud sponsors the Oneg Shabbat in loving memory of her Father, Cantor Louis Malamud.

Yom Hashoah Shabbat - Holocaust Remembrance Service (Fri, Apr 13th, 2018, 7pm)

posted Apr 24, 2018, 3:07 PM by Ezrath Israel   [ updated Apr 24, 2018, 3:10 PM ]

Speaker David E. Feldman speaks about his book, Pilgrimage from Darkness, Nuremberg to Jerusalem: a German Christian boy in the Hitler Youth converted to Judaism, became an observant Jew, and made Aliyah to Israel. Pianist David Gross joins us for the service; Oneg Shabbat will be sponsored by Barbara Bova.

Passover Services (March 30th-April 7th, 2018)

posted Apr 2, 2018, 1:11 PM by Ezrath Israel   [ updated Apr 24, 2018, 2:40 PM ]

In addition to our second night community seder, we also invite you to attend the special Holiday and Shabbat services for Passover:
  • Passover 8th Day: Saturday, April 7th, 10:30 AM: Torah & Yizkor Service.
  • Passover 7th Day: Friday, April 6th, 10:30 AM: Hallel & Torah Service.
  • Passover Shabbat: Saturday, March 31st, 10:30 AM, Torah Service, Discussion, and Oneg Shabbat.
  • Early Passover Erev Shabbat: Friday, March 30th, 5 PM. Rabbi Robert Teixeira officiates.

Community Second Night Passover Seder (Sat, March 31st, 2018, 6pm)

posted Feb 16, 2018, 3:56 PM by Ezrath Israel   [ updated Apr 2, 2018, 1:12 PM ]

A fabulous event led by Rabbi Jill Hausman every year.

See the event information and seder menu flyers below.

Buy Tickets Now at our online store!


Purim Celebration (Wed, Feb 28th, 2018, 7pm)

posted Feb 16, 2018, 3:00 PM by Ezrath Israel   [ updated Mar 10, 2018, 8:57 AM by Actors Temple Information ]

A PURIM SPEAKEASY or THE ROARING PURIM SPIEL! SERVICE, Original Spiel, written by Bob Greenberg, with song parodies by Eric Zaccar, starring professional actors, dancers, and singers: Aron Bederson, Barbara Bova, Lilly Galperin, Bob Greenberg, Elyas Isaacs, Sandy Rosenberg, Melissa Sobol, Eric Zaccar, Rabbi Jill Hausman, and Pianist James Besser. There will be a sing along, Megillah reading, Holiday Oneg, and lots and lots of laughter and fun! All are welcome. No Charge.

2018 Annual Gala: YOU AIN'T HEARD NOTHIN' YET (Mon, March 19th, 2018, 6:30-9:30pm)

posted Jan 16, 2018, 1:30 PM by Ezrath Israel   [ updated Apr 2, 2018, 12:44 PM ]


You will be able to see and hear much of the evening's festivities on our web site sometime after the event.

Although sales are closed for Tickets and Ads in our program booklet, we always welcome your financial support, so please donate online, call Larry Roberts at 917-359-1249, or send a check to The Actors’ Temple, PO Box 2620, New York, NY 10108.

Read all the details in the full invitation, and take a close look at the photo on the last page, and let me know how many stars you recognize in the picture. Most of those talented and incredibly famous men were also members of the Temple and all of them Friars. And notice the inscription written around the door of the plane, too!

Tu B'Shevat Seder (Fri, Jan 26th, 2018, 6:30pm)

posted Jan 4, 2018, 2:32 PM by Ezrath Israel   [ updated Mar 10, 2018, 8:56 AM by Actors Temple Information ]

Come celebrate Shabbat/Tu B’Shevat, the New Year of the Trees, at our Kabbalistic Seder, with Music, Singing, and Dance. Wine will flow and we will sample the native fruits of Israel as we raise ourselves through the Four Worlds. A Vegetarian Potluck Dinner to follow. Please bring a dairy/.vegetarian dish to share.

Lily Galperin will play a piano program during dinner: Baroque Music (17th & 18th Centuries) From Many Lands, Part II. Free of Charge. All are invited! Food for body and soul!

Shabbat Chanukah Celebration (Fri, Dec 15th, 2017, 6pm)

posted Dec 13, 2017, 8:16 AM by Ezrath Israel   [ updated Jan 4, 2018, 2:07 PM ]


Join us for Music, Comedy, Food and celebration, Latkes & Potluck Dinner at 6 PM, Service, Sing Along with Aron Bederson, Judy Buchman, and James Besser; Open Mic at 8:30. Please reserve a spot to perform by contacting Rabbi Jill and please bring a dairy/veggie dish to share. Come and celebrate with us!

Family Chanukah Celebration (Sun, Dec 10th, 2017, 4:30pm)

posted Dec 13, 2017, 8:13 AM by Ezrath Israel   [ updated Jan 4, 2018, 2:06 PM ]

Bring the Kids to Celebrate Chanukah.

Listen to Stories, Paint a Dredel, Decorate Donuts, Sing Songs and Light Candles. $5/child.

Please reserve here or pay at the door.

Human Rights Shabbat (Fri, Dec 1st, 2017, 7pm)

posted Dec 13, 2017, 8:07 AM by Ezrath Israel   [ updated Jan 4, 2018, 2:06 PM ]

Service and Oneg Shabbat. We will hear about people who need us to care about them.

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