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Regular Service Times: Fridays, 7 PM: Service & Oneg Shabbat; Saturdays, 10:30 AM: Service, Torah Discussion in English & Oneg Shabbat. On rare occasions we do change the above times, so please check the calendar to make sure! For Holiday Services and Events, check the Calendar and/or Special Events listings.

More Event Info: larger versions of what's below, further information and bulletins, showtimes and ticketing information for the AT Theatre; and more at the Events page; Facebook events and social connections at our Facebook Page.

Upcoming Special Events

  • Community Second Night Passover Seder (Sat, March 31st, 2018, 6pm) 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!  
    Posted Mar 16, 2018, 8:12 AM by Ezrath Israel
  • 2018 Annual Gala: YOU AIN'T HEARD NOTHIN' YET (Mon, March 19th, 2018, 6:30-9:30pm) SOLD OUT! 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 ...
    Posted Mar 10, 2018, 8:55 AM by Actors Temple Information
  • Shabbat and Holiday Services We offer services for Shabbat and most Jewish Holidays in our beautiful and historic sanctuary! Fridays, 7 PM: Service & Oneg Shabbat; on select dates additional programming included. Saturdays, 10:30 AM: Chavurah-Style Service, Torah Discussion in English & Oneg Shabbat; on select dates Torah reading by members and staff.Holidays: Check our calendar for exact dates/times of any Holiday service. Note that some holidays are celebrated as part of the closest Friday night Shabbat service. On rare occasions there are exceptions to the above, so please check back right here or look at the Calendar to make sure!
    Posted Nov 21, 2016, 9:31 AM by Ezrath Israel
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Quick Facts

Pray: Weekly Shabbat and Holiday services, special services for children, early services monthly for performers.
Learn: For children: the Hebrew School offers an exciting, fun, and rich curriculum, at a very reasonable cost. For adults: mid-week Torah study, Shabbat Torah discussion, and frequent special programs. Socialize: Meet people in person; visit our Facebook Page and give us a “Like”.
We are happy to celebrate all your life cycle events!
Remember: We are here for you in times of need for Memorial services, yahrzeits.
Join, Give & Receive: At our Online Store Membership is only $180 for an individual, $300 for a family! Please also donate; buy tickets for High Holy Days, Passover Seder, and other events; buy commemorative leaves on our Tree of Life plaque and/or individual chair plaques; the AT tee-shirt and the book "The Rabbi on 47th Street", a memoir about the history of the synagogue.
Sponsor: An Oneg Shabbat, special services, and other events.

Some things to know about the Actors' Temple

  • Our 100th Anniversary: Gala Benefit We thank all of you who joined us on March 13th, 2017 from 6-9 pm at the Friars Club where we held our Centennial Gala Benefit to celebrate the ...
    Posted May 5, 2017, 2:30 PM by Ezrath Israel
  • Our 100th Anniversary: Founder's Day Weekend We thank all of you who joined us for Founder's Day Weekend on May 19th-21st, 2017, the conclusion of our Centennial celebrations and events marking the first 100 ...
    Posted Jun 1, 2017, 7:13 AM by Ezrath Israel
  • Judaica Items for Sale Please check out the contents of our lovely new display case, located in the rear corner of the Sanctuary, showcasing many beautiful items for sale, with a focus on Judaic ...
    Posted Dec 24, 2016, 10:28 AM by Ezrath Israel
  • Video and FB Post (iSTAND Media) See the Facebook post. See this video about The Actors' Temple from iSTAND Media LLC on Vimeo.
    Posted Dec 24, 2016, 12:09 PM by Ezrath Israel
  • Video and Slideshow (Manhattan Sideways) Some brief information and a slide show about us at Manhattan Sideways, at this external web page. View the wonderful 5 minute video, in which Rabbi Jill Hausman narrates the ...
    Posted Dec 24, 2016, 12:11 PM by Ezrath Israel
  • Who We Are Today Spirituality, Acceptance, and Creativity. Our Philosophy: In our House of God all are welcome! The Actors’ Temple, Congregation Ezrath Israel, is a place where spirituality meets creativity, where acceptance and ...
    Posted Aug 11, 2014, 10:06 AM by Ezrath Israel
  • Not Just For Actors We're very diverse. We have people from all walks of life, all kinds of professions, education, non-profit, politics, etc. But we do have lots of really creative people ...
    Posted Apr 13, 2015, 11:43 AM by Ezrath Israel
  • New York Times Article About us A New York Times article from November 19, 2011 about the Actors' Temple.
    Posted Jan 2, 2014, 9:21 AM by aimee-dan beyda-miller
  • Houston Chronicle Article About Us A Houston Chronicle article from December 30, 2012 about Rabbi Jill and the Actors' Temple.
    Posted Jan 2, 2014, 9:21 AM by aimee-dan beyda-miller
  • Our Rabbi Meet Rabbi and Cantor Jill Hausman Shalom! And welcome to The Actors’ Temple. It is a great privilege and pleasure for me to serve in this historic house of God ...
    Posted May 30, 2017, 5:44 AM by Ezrath Israel
  • Our Unique and Proud History Congregation Ezrath Israel (“Helper of Israel,”) was founded in 1917 as the West Side Hebrew Relief Association. Our building, a national landmark, dates from 1923. We count among our former ...
    Posted Apr 8, 2015, 4:41 PM by Ezrath Israel
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