Temple Isaiah
332 West Alejo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262

Tel: (760) 325-2281
Fax: (760) 325-3235


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Palm Springs' Temple Isaiah Announces Summer Activities

May 31, 2007

Temple Isaiah in Palm Springs has announced “Summer Camp for Adults” – a variety of free and exciting activities for folks to enjoy while getting out of the summer heat. From June through August, the Temple will offer free movies, bingo, and a book club in the air-conditioned comfort of their Warsaw Ballroom.

Starting on Sunday, June 10, from 2-4 p.m., bingo will kick off the program.  There will be no charge for the games, and fabulous prizes such as gift certificates from local restaurants will go to the lucky winners.  Bingo will continue on July 15 and August 12.

On Sunday, June 24 at 2 p.m., the first film of the program will be screened.  Memorable classic Life is Beautiful written, directed, and starring Roberto Benigni who won an Academy Award for best actor in his role. There will be no charge for admittance to the movies, all of which will be ‘classic’ films.  Additional movies will be shown on July 29 and August 26.  Refreshments will also be available. For film titles, please contact Trudi Licht at 760/325-2281.

The Summer Book Club will have its first get together on Thursday, June 14 at 10 a.m.  The book selected is the most unusual and unforgettable The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne.  Books to be chosen for the July 26 and August 23 get-togethers will be selected with input by those attending the first session.

Finally, one more way to escape the August desert heat is a much anticipated bus trip to the coast to see the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibition at the Natural History Museum in San Diego.  The trip will take place on Wednesday, August 8, and reservations are required.  There will be an $86 charge for this event, which will include the bus trip, lunch, and admission to the exhibit.

With these activities as only the beginning, this summer promises to be a very cool and exciting one at Temple Isaiah!

Temple Isaiah of Palm Springs is a welcoming and inclusive congregation embracing Judaism that is relevant for today while remaining committed to Jewish traditions, values, and ethics. With the help of Frank Sinatra and other community leaders, Temple Isaiah and its Jewish Community Center, founded in the late 1940s, were expanded in the late 1980s to meet the needs of the increasing Jewish population. It continues today as a vibrant spiritual and cultural home for all Jews in the Palm Springs desert communities.

For reservations or for more information please contact Trudi at Temple Isaiah at 760/325-2281 or visit

For more information on this News Release, please contact Tim O'Bayley.