Erev Shabbat services each Friday at 7 p.m.
Welcome to Temple Adath Israel
Your Jewish home in Lexington, Kentucky
Temple Adath Israel began as a family venture, 110 years ago. New immigrants and settled Jews brought their families together to form this holy community. Our family has grown and diversified, but we are still family. We celebrate with each other and cry with each other. Our leadership is culled from people who have been here for generations and from people relatively new to the community. Our affiliate groups ensure that every member of our family has a relevant place to flourish in our community.
Publicity campaigns are not a modern invention. The challenge of spreading the word has been with us for centuries. The rabbis of ancient times taught that it is not enough to light the hanukiah (the Hanukkah lamp/menorah) just anywhere in our homes. Rather, they ask us to place it in the window, where passersby […]