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.   

Upcoming Events

  1. Tue 18

    Board Meeting

    Jun 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. Fri 21

    Gay Pride Shabbat Services

    Special Shabbat Service celebrating Gay Pride,
    Jun 21 @ 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
  3. Fri 21

    Kabbalat Shabbat

    Jun 21 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
  4. Sat 22

    Soup Kitchen

    Jun 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  5. Fri 28

    Gay Pride Shabbat Services

    Special Shabbat Service celebrating Gay Pride,
    Jun 28 @ 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
  6. Sat 29

    Soup Kitchen

    Jun 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Religious School Registration is Open!

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.

2019-2020/5780 School year registration is open now! Click here to register online or call Temple office!

Click here for 2019-2020/5780 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

Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Hirsch

Rabbi Hirsch is continuing her monthly lunch and learn at VT discussing current events. Bring your own lunch and beverages will be provided.  Email Liotte Greenbaum to RSVP or to get more information. 

Support the Village Temple with every purchase on Amazon


Click here to set VT as your charity and the temple will receive a percentage of all eligible purchases on Amazon.

Book Club

The next book is The Last Watchman of Old Cairo by Michael David Lukas.  The meeting will be on Thursday, June 20th at 3:00pm.  Please RSVP to Liotte Greenbaum if you are interested in attending.


Photo Gallery

Visit the gallery to see the latest photos of our community in action. 


Rabbi’s and Co-Presidents Blogs

Read about our community from our Rabbi and Co-Presidents and be part of the conversation.


VT Newsletter

Keep track of services

Yizkor – Thursday, October 12th at 8:00 am