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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”

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News & Events


    November 1 at 9:30am we will be having our yearly Women’s League Shabbat. Join us for services and Shabbat Café!



    Sunday, November 2 Kadima (6th-8th graders) will kick off the new year with spending the afternoon at Sky Zone at 2:00pm. More information to come.



    Join us in listening to the sermons given by Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg,  November 7-9 at Tifereth Israel Synagogue.
  • Friday, November 7

Services and Dinner, 6:00pm

-Holy Frustration and Radical Amazement: Parenting as a spiritual Practice

  • Saturday, November 8

Services and Shabbat Café, 9:30am

-Rethinking Modesty: A 21st Century take on an Ancient Concept

Havdalah Event, 6:00pm

- The Passionate Torah: Intimacy in the Tradition and Today

Scholar-in-Residence weekend is sponsored by the Larry and Suzanne Engman Fund

Please RSVP to Barb.Berven@Tifereth.org


    Rabbi Gershom Sizomu of the Abayudaya Jews of Uganda, will be speaking at Tifereth Israel Synagogue on November 11, 2014 at 7:00pm as part of the Bear Lecture series. Please join us for a culturally enriching night.


    The Tifereth Community invites you to celebrate with us as we honor: Peggy Altman, Andi Duitch, Josh Engman, MaryPaul Even, Mike Kuperman, and Nancy Waldmanfor their continuous service at Tifereth.Shabbat Morning Services: Saturday, November 22, 2014 9:30
    Tifereth Israel Synagogue




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 August 2014 Bulletin here, or you can browse our archived bulletins here.