Originally founded in the 1950’s, The TBI Preservation Society came together in 2009 to re-dedicate themselves to using their unique perspective as Holocaust survivors and children of survivors to inspire an interfaith approach to community building.  Programming includes Progressive High Holidays’ services, a Multicultural Passover Seder, and school-based social justice education.  The Danielson, CT building was listed with the Registry of National Historical Places in 2013.


Temple Beth Israel Preservation Society


Honoring the Past

Enriching the Future


Upcoming Events

  1. Rosh Hashanah, 2nd day

    September 15 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
  2. Kol Nidre, Erev Yom Kippur

    September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Yom Kippur

    September 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Who Will Tell Her Story?

  Ray Gawendo, a Holocaust survivor, turned 100 this past year. She arrived with her husband, Jacob in the Danielson area in the early 1950’s with the assistance of the Jewish Agricultural Society. The Gawendos bought a poultry farm and worked hard to build...

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Temple Beth Israel in Danielson, Connecticut is a special place with a unique history. Learn all about it here!


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