Temple Judah Groups

Temple Judah is more than a place of worship. As a community that has many different interests, we have the ability to connect individuals with others with common, shared interests. Among the active Temple groups and organizations are the following. Shir Yehudah, High Holy Day Choir, Hadassah, Eben Israel Cemetery, and the Gasway Memorial Library.

Click the groups below to find out more information


Our Musical Heritage

A Language of the Soul

Nationally and internationally known Jewish music performers


Shir Yehudah

Musical Shabbat Service

Do you like to sing? Play a musical instrument?


High Holy Day Choir

All are welcome

Enhancing High Holy Day Services



Community Organization

Founded in 1912 by Henrietta Szold, Hadassah promotes the unity of the Jewish people, initiates and supports health care, education and youth institutions. The local Hadassah chapter includes both Iowa City and Cedar Rapids with membership reaching approximately 100.


Gasway Memorial Library

Enhancing our understanding of Judaism

The Gasway Memorial Library houses a variety of collections of books designed to enhance our understanding of Judaism. Please stop by for a visit as the library is a warm and inviting place to sit and read. The library operates on a self-serve basis and is open whenever the Temple is.


Eben Israel Cemetery

Established 1895

Established in 1895 to assist families with burial according to Jewish law.


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