• Shabbat in the Park 2016
  • Simchat Torah
  • Klezmer band
  • Chanukah 2015
  • Chanukah 2015
  • Chanukah 2015
  • Bnai Mitzvah Students
  • Sukkot
  • Our school
  • Learning outside

Congregation Tikkun v’Or (Ithaca Reform Temple) is a vibrant congregation that strives for a warm personal bond among its members, quality education for the children, and a dynamic program for adults. We welcome those from diverse backgrounds, interfaith families, LGBTQ families, people who are newly discovering Jewish connections, as well as those with a wide range of Jewish experiences.

Our core values are best expressed by three words:

Spirit / Community / Justice

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   View of Cayuga Lake from Congregation Tikkun v'Or

Upcoming Events

Wed May 24 @12:00AM
28th of Iyyar, 5777
Wed May 24 @12:00AM
43rd day of the Omer
Wed May 24 @12:00AM
Yom Yerushalayim
Thu May 25 @12:00AM
29th of Iyyar, 5777
Thu May 25 @12:00AM
44th day of the Omer
Fri May 26 @12:00AM
1st of Sivan, 5777

Special Announcements:

INTERFAITH COMMUNITY DINNER Thursday, May 25, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at TVO

Neighbors getting to know neighbors! Congregation Tikkun v'Or and Lansing Methodist Church will co-host an Interfaith Community Dish-to-Pass. Dinner is free and open to all.  Please bring a labeled vegetarian/dairy dish to pass and an open heart to meet new friends (if time or budget make the "dish" a hardship, please be our guest!). Join us for an evening of good food, fellowship, and conversation. More information here or on Facebook or contact: adultministries@LansingUnited.org


THE SETTLERS Thursday, June 15, 7 pm at Cinemapolis, 120 E. Green Street, Ithaca.

Congregation Tikkun v'Or presents this screening of the  2016 documentary by Israeli filmmaker Shimon Dotan. to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1967 war and the occupation of the West Bank. Rabbi Brian Walt will introduce the film and lead a discussion afterwards.

Purchase discount tickets in advance: $7 for TvO members and their guests, $9 for others. Tickets will be sold at TvO events. Or send a check payable to Congregation Tikkun v'Or, P.O. Box 3981, Ithaca, NY 14852. Include the number of tickets you want and your email address so we can send a confirmation. Payment must be received by Tuesday, June 13. 

Tickets will also be sold at the door at standard Cinemapolis ticket prices (see: http://cinemapolis.org/ticket-prices).

For reviews and more information about the film go to http://settlersfilm.com/


TVO TOT SHABBAT is back! Friday, June 23,  5:30 pm
Bring a veggie/dairy dish to pass, and your baby, toddler, preschooler, or anyone who loves to be with young children! Let's eat, sing some Shabbat songs, read Shabbat stories, play and talk.


Rabbi Brian will be in residence at Tikkun v'Or from June 8-18, 2017.

Click to read more:

Letter from Rabbi Brian to Congregation Tikkun v'Or January 29, 2017

Aleinu: What Congregation Tikkun v’Or Stands For A Letter from the TVO Board, January 29, 2017

Statement from Congregation Tikkun v'Or about recent anti-Semitic events March 13, 2017


Jewish Parenting in Ithaca
Tikkun v'Or hosts an Facebook group, Jewish Parenting in Ithaca. Raising kids to love and appreciate their Jewish heritage has a unique set of challenges, whatever your family's level of observance. Come together in person and on Facebook to have friendly, respected discussions and find ways to mutually support one another in our parenting adventure. The group is open to anyone, at any synagogue or none, who is raising Jewish or interfaith kids.
It's a closed (but not secret) group, so your posts will be visible only to other members. Join the group as you would any other, and you'll be approved as quickly as possible.