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.   

Come Join Sukkot Celebration at the Village Temple for Adults, Children, ages 5 and Older and Teens!

4:30 pm – Congregational gathering
4:45 pm – Adult learning and Sukkah decoration & wine
4:45 pm – Religious School Sukkah decoration making, fun Sukkot activitiesand snacks
5:45 pm – Children’s Sukkah decoration
6:10 pm – Sukkot Brachot with Lulav and Etrog, singing and celebration

Click here to read Rabbi Hirsch’s Erev Rosh Hashanah Sermon

Click here to read Rabbi Hirsch’s Rosh Hashanah Morning Service Sermon

Membership Special Offers

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 for the 2018/2019 calendar year).

Religious School Registration is Open Now!

Our innovative education program aims to instill in our children a lifelong commitment to Jewish learning, culture and community. In our experiential and flexible camp-inspired and fun Religious School, 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.

2018-2019/5779 School year registration is open now! Click here to register online or call Temple office!

Click here for 2018-2019/5779 Religious School Calendar

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

Religious School Registration is Open Now!

Call or email Alex Tansky, Director of Education and learn why the Village Temple Religious School is the perfect choice for your child.

Sukkot and Simchat Torah at The Village Temple 

Come celebrate Sukkot and Simchat Torah at the Village Temple. Email or call Alex Tansky at (212) 674-2340 Ext.4 for more information. 

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Adult Education: Hebrew for Worship 

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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 Liotte Greenbaum if you are interested in attending.


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