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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

  • Free Rosh Ha-Shanah Service (Wednesday, October 1st, 2019, 7:30pm) A free service on the second night of Rosh Ha-Shanah.
    Posted Aug 21, 2019, 10:28 AM by Ezrath Israel
  • 2019-20 Membership, High Holidays, and More! Welcome! HIGH HOLY DAYS AT THE ACTORS’ TEMPLE  We at The Actors’ Temple invite you to celebrate the Holy Days with us with open hearts and joy! Please join us for beautiful, spiritual services to usher in the New Year led by Rabbi/Cantor Jill Hausman and Cantorial Assistant Aron Bederson, with pianist James Besser, and violinist Marina Kifferstein joining us for Kol Nidre. ROSH HASHANAH: Erev Rosh Hashanah: Sunday, September 29, 7 PM Rosh Hashanah Morning: Monday, September 30, 10 AM FREE Rosh Hashanah Service for the Community: Tuesday September 30, 7:30 PM Rosh Hashanah 2nd Morning Creative Service with music and poetry: Tuesday, October 1, 10 AM Tashlich following the 10/1 service, approx. 2 PM ...
    Posted Aug 21, 2019, 10:35 AM by Ezrath Israel
  • Rosh Ha-Shanah Food Delivery to Seniors with DOROT (Sunday, September 22nd, 2019, 10-Noon) Please contact us to volunteer.
    Posted Aug 20, 2019, 11:03 AM by Ezrath Israel
  • Broadway Cares Flea Market (Sunday, September 22nd, 2019, 10am-6pm) Please contact us to help in 2-hour slots.
    Posted Aug 20, 2019, 11:02 AM by Ezrath Israel
  • Broadway Blessing (Monday, September 16th, 2019, 7pm) At The Actors’ Chapel, 239 W. 49th St. Join us in blessing the new Broadway Season.
    Posted Aug 20, 2019, 10:59 AM by Ezrath Israel
  • Shabbat Selichot (Friday, September 20th, 2019, 7pm) Selichot Service, Shabbat Service, and Oneg. We will change the Torah covers from red to white, sing Holy Days melodies, and begin the process of turning inward.
    Posted Aug 20, 2019, 10:55 AM by Ezrath Israel
  • Mindfulness Shabbat (Friday, September 13th, 2019, 7pm) Please join us in a journey into the self and beyond. Oneg Shabbat follows the Service.
    Posted Aug 20, 2019, 10:53 AM by Ezrath Israel
  • Singles Mingle and Spritzers 55+ (Friday, September 13th, 2019, 5:30-7pm) Come for a fun event; stay for a Mindfulness Shabbat at the 7 PM Service and Refreshments after the service. Free of Charge.
    Posted Aug 20, 2019, 10:50 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

  • 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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