Upcoming Events

On Thursday, April 13, there was a fire at Fairmount Temple and the parts of the building are closed and as offices are relocated to the part of the building not damages.  For current updates, visit this page, watch Facebook, or email Laura Munson here to receive the weekly email updates.

Shabbat Evening Service, Friday, June 2, 6:15 pm

Join us for this week’s Shabbat Service which will be offered via Zoom only. For the Zoom link, email Jenny Marmaros here.


Sign Up Today: Shabbat Across Fairmount Temple, Friday, June 23 

  • Host a group of Fairmount Temple members in your home (or on your patio) for Shabbat dinner
  • Sign up to be a guest in someone else’s home
  • Attend an outdoor Shabbat gathering on the grounds of Fairmount Temple with joyful songs, blessings, and a special oneg! You are welcome to bring your own picnic Shabbat dinner if you wish.
  • There will also be a 5 pm  Shabbat Service (details to be announced).

Please let us know how you would like to participate in Shabbat Across Fairmount Temple by completing this form by June 12.

Spring Mitzvah Day, Sunday, June 4, 10 am – noon
We will have a mini-Spring Mitzvah Day. Volunteers will plant flowers around signs that welcome people onto our property, spruce up the Fine Nadler Discovery Garden, and beautify the Religious School entrance now used as our main entrance. No gardening experience necessary. All ages welcome! RSVP to Wendy Jacobson here. 

Join us for an exciting weekend of beautiful music on Friday, June 16, and Saturday, June 17, as we host
acclaimed guest musician Janet Montroy
A graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory and the Manhattan School of Music, Janet Montroy has won national acclaim as a pianist, organist, coach, and conductor. She has appeared in concert at venues ranging from Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center to Washington National Cathedral and the Juilliard School. She has accompanied such groups as the New York Choral Society, the Gregg Smith Singers, Musica Sacra, and the Masterwork Chorus. She is the director of music at the Community Church of Glen Rock, NJ, and also serves as music director at Barnert Temple in Franklin Lakes, NJ, where she worked for many years with our Cantor Vladimir Lapin who said, “She was a big part of my musical life and I can’t wait for you to meet and hear her!”

Friday, June 16, 6:15 pm – Shabbat Evening Service, in person
Led by Cantor Lapin with Janet Montroy as our special guest musical accompanist along with Rabbi Elle Muhlbaum and Rabbi Robert Nosanchuk.  Location TBA

Saturday, June 17,  7 pm –  Songs of Hope and Light Concert
This special concert will feature an array of songs that will fill the room and our hearts with joy!!  Cantor Vladimir Lapin and pianist Janet Montroy will headline a special concert in the Bogomolny Activity Center that will include an appearance by the Fairmount Temple Chorale, our volunteer choir, under the direction of Cantor Laureate Sarah Sager! This 7 pm concert is open to all. For security purposes and to plan seating accordingly, RSVPs are required to  Lindsay Marcus at Lmarcus@fairmounttemple.org.

Red Cross Blood Drive, Sunday, June 25, 9 am – 2 pm
In January, the Blood Drive sponsored by the Men of Fairmount Temple exceeded expectations! Help them do it again by donating the gift of blood! Our Men of FT are hosting a Blood Drive at Temple on Sunday, June 25 from 9 am – 2 pm. Register here: https://www.redcrossblood.org/


EXPLORE ISRAEL, Clergy-Led Trip in December, 2023. flyer here
A few spots remain for  family-friendly, multigenerational trip to Israel led by Rabbi Elle Muhlbaum & Cantor Vladimir Lapin. This trip is perfect for those exploring Israel for the first time, as well as more experienced Israel travelers.  Interested in making an adult B’nai Mitzvah in Israel? Wish to explore scholarship opportunities for school-age children? Ask us!  This is open to all temple members as well as their families and friends and those going already represent multiple generations, from retirees to young children.
For the full itinerary and to sign up,  click here for details.
Still have questions?  Reach out to Rabbi Muhlbaum here and Cantor Lapin here.



Other Fairmount Temple programming, click here for our Temple Calendar.

We want you to experience what we know, Fairmount Temple is a special place to belong. We nurture love, justice, hope, joy, connection and growth. We welcome you! To learn more about becoming part of the Fairmount Temple family, email Julianna Johnston Senturia here or call us at 216-464-1330.