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“We strive to enrich our cultural and spiritual lives as Jews by connecting with our community, the traditions of our People, Israel, and with God”


Are you new to the Tifereth community? Learn about Who We Are, explore our congregation with a Community Tour, or get in touch with our office directly. Are you looking for ways to get connected? Check out links to information about services, classes, or social events to the left, view our congregational calendar, or look below for News and information on Upcoming Events. Find us on Facebook to connect, share, and interact with Tifereth friends everywhere — remember to Like/Follow us to receive calendar updates and information about upcoming events. Sign up to receive Tifereth Israel’s weekly Activities email and other updates! To join our email list, simply click here and provide your address in the form.




News & Upcoming Events

    The synagogue offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 27th and 28th in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. Women’s League will be opening the gift shop on Friday, November 27th from 9am-12pm for shopping and for Latke pick up.  The synagogue office’s will reopen on Monday, December 1st. Thanks for your patience.


    Women’s League will have the gift shop open on Friday, November 28th from 9:00am to noon for all of your Black Friday needs.  This is also a great time to schedule to pick up latke’s!


    Join other families at Tifereth for our monthly Havdalah Potluck and Game Night! Bring your favorite dairy dish to share, and bring the whole family for a quick service and games! Saturday, December 5th 5:30pm


    What happens when Tex-Mex meets the Maccabees? You get a Southwest Hanukkah party! Tifereth Israel Women’s League incites you to join us as we kick off Hanukkah celebrating with our annual latke lunch and Mexican taco buffet with all the fixings! Sunday, December 6th at 12:30pm in the Tifereth Israel Social Hall.
    $10 per person, children under 12 $5, under 3 years old are free
    Our Gift Shop will be open for all your Hanukkah needs! Check your bulletin for a 10% off coupon December 6th only!
    RSVP to Louise Kaufmann at 480-9037 by Wednesday, December 3rd


    We open our doors at Tifereth every Wednesday night from 6-8pm to refugees seeking assistance, support, and advocacy.  Many of the problems we help solve are everyday issues relating to health, education, and housing.  Please consider stopping in Wednesday nights to volunteer, or just see for yourself the good work being done! Please contact Rob Kupitz at rkupitz@hotmail.com for more information or to volunteer.


To learn more about Tifereth Israel Synagogue, we invite you to read our monthly bulletin, which contains additional information about upcoming events at Tifereth and throughout the Des Moines community, articles by Rabbi Steven Edelman-Blank, and much more!  You can download a copy of our November 2015 Bulletin, or you can browse our archived bulletins here.

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