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From Pre-K through Grade 12, we provide a strong grounding in Jewish ethics, history, texts, Hebrew, culture and ritual. We want our students to feel that Judaism is relevant to their lives, to understand how Jewish principles and belief in social justice can guide them in their relationships within their families, with friends, and with the wider world.

Contact Alex Tansky, Director of Education for more information about our outstanding Religious School program. 

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  Welcome to The Village Temple

The Village Temple is a place for kesher – connection.  It is a home for contemporary Reform Jews who are seeking connections to Torah and the search for spiritual fulfillment, links between past and present and one generation to the next, a bridge between the downtown Reform community with Israel and the world. 

We invite all who wish to join us to enter our doors: Jews by birth, Jews by choice, interfaith families. Inside you will find a community of people who are on a quest to reinvigorate Shabbat, holiday worship and Jewish learning, and renew our commitment to tikkun olam through social action and justice.   


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Receive a Gift of Free Temple Membership for New Members with Children in 1st and 2nd Grades!

Special offer for families with children entering 1st or 2nd grade: enroll your child in the Village Temple Religious School and receive a gift of free memebrship for one year! For more information please contact Sandy Albert, Executive Director at (212) 674-2340 x 303

New Member Discount

Submit a new member application by June 1 and you will quality for a special new member discount (You will be charged the 2017/2018 rates for the 2018/2019 calendar year).   


cyclonesJewish Heritage Night at the Brooklyn Cyclones- Tuesday, June 19th, 7pm

Brooklyn Cyclones Jewish Heritage Night with The Village Temple! Tickets will include field box seats, a hot dog, soda, and baseball cap. Prior to the game, Rabbi Hirsch and Cantor Bach will be participating in a Rabbis vs Cantors Softball Game at 5:30, come cheer them on! $25 per person.
Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested in attending or for more information. 




Adult Education: Hebrew for Worship 

The class will begin with the study of Hebrew used in prayer and, for those interested, the course work will continue toward an adult B'nai Mitzvah. Please RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested in attending.




booksJewish Book Club at The Village Temple 

Our next book chosen is The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult. Join the meeting on May 10 at 3PM or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to RSVP or for more information. 





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Religious School at the Village Temple

Our innovative education program aims to instill in our children a lifelong commitment to Jewish learning, culture and community. With our experiential and flexible camp-inspired and fun education program, we engage our students through stories and songs, Hebrew prayers and music, educational and fun games, art and cooking. The Village Temple is known for our excellent Bar/Bat Mitzvah preparation, which enables each student to experience Jewish learning and life in a personal, meaningful way, as a unique educational journey through Torah, ethics, ritual, and the state of Israel.

2017-2018/5778 School year registration is open now! Click here to regsiter online or call Temple office! Learn more about the Religious School curriculum here

For more information click here or call Alex Tansky, Director of Education at (212) 674-2340 x 308




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