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Temple Israel - Dover, NH


Shalom!  Welcome to the website of Temple Israel of Dover, New Hampshire.

We are a Reform congregation serving the Seacoast community since 1938. Our congregation provides a warm and supportive environment that nurtures both the mind and the spirit. Our Rabbi, Sam Seicol, explains that the role of a Synagogue is to create a sacred community, a kahal kadosh. Here at Temple Israel, we welcome all who seek a connection to and through Judaism: Jews, members of Jewish homes, interfaith families, visitors, and seekers of knowledge related to Judaism and the Jewish tradition. We are committed to study, ritual, Shabbat and holiday observance, and music as paths for enriching communal life and personal spiritual growth.

For Shabbat and Holiday service times and education and social events, please check our calendar page (see below).

We would be happy to tell you more about Temple Israel. You are welcome to give us a call at (603) 742-3976 or email us at

Please visit the rest of our web site for more information about who we are Contact the Temple office, if you need any additional information or assistance.


High Holy Days Music Rehearsals
Come to play or just come to listen
click here for the details

High Holy Day Information
  click here for the flyer

COASTY Apple Picking and Cider Making
Sunday, October 2 (in the afternoon...Erev Rosh Hashanah)
Please RSVP
  click here for the flyer with the details (including times, locations and transportation)


Sisterhood will not be selling challahs this year.  Check out Me and Ollie's.

Sisterhood is sponsoring BREAK THE FAST on October 12th.
Please bring a dairy/vegetarian dish to share.

Yiskor forms have been mailed and also are available

Reminder: In order to receive tickets for the High Holy Days Services,
you must be a member in “good standing.”
If you have not made a financial commitment toward membership,
the cost for tickets is $180 per adult or $320 per couple.
Very special rate for college students...$18 donation requested per student.


Religious School has begun
New students are always welcome

click here for the Religious School Calendar

click here for the Religious School Sign-Up Sheet


3rd Friday each month (6:30-7:30pm),
followed by 30 minutes of music and meditation

Saturdays (except 3rd Saturday)
10:30-11:30AM - Torah Study
11:30-12:30 - Adult Hebrew
(Nov. 5 - Dec. 10 - Basic Reading Skills)

click here for the latest adult education flyer

at Dover Food Pantry and Dover Friendly Kitchen

click here for the flyer with the details

Messages from the President

click here for the President's Annual Meeting Report (July 2016)

     We are excited that we now share our facility with Honey Tree Learning Center.  They will be in the building Monday - Friday each week from 6:30AM to 6:00PM.  Learn more at

     We will continue to provide services, programs, Religious School, and Adult Education every week Friday evening through Sunday morning. The Sanctuary and two offices will remain dedicated solely to the Temple. The Social Hall is a shared space and the Temple will have full use of it and the kitchen during our times of operation.

Shabbat Overview and Schedule
click here for the Shabbat Schedule flyer

The September Issue of the Kesher has been published
click here to see the latest Kesher

September-December 2016 Temple Calendar
Updated on 9/2/2016
Downloadable/Easy-to-Print Latest Calendars (PDF)
click here to open, print or save the September 2016 calendar

For questions, corrections, changes, or additions, please contact the Temple Office -

click here to send an email to the Temple Office

Tree of Life Order Form - click here for details and form

No the Temple hasn't moved,
but please note that we do have a new street address:
36 Olive Meadow Lane

Please send U.S. Mail to P.O. Box 254, Dover, NH 03821

Rabbi Samuel Seicol is
Temple Israel's rabbi.

Click Here for More Info

Email "RabbiSam" at

Photo of Rabbi Seicol.

Cancellation of
Temple Israel Events

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Temple Israel Photos -
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Temple Israel
36 Olive Meadow Lane
(formerly 515 Sixth Street)
Dover, NH 03820

Email Addresses:
Important - Postal Address for U.S. Mail:  P.O. Box 254, Dover, NH 03821

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