"Temple Israel of the Poconos is a Traditional Egalitarian congregation, affilliated with United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism. Women participate as equals in our religious services and are counted in the minyan. Friday Evening services aer held each week at 8pm, with a Frinday night Oneg. Shabbat Saturday morning services start at 9:30 am followed by a Kiddush lunch. During the year, there are many sopical and educational programs, ongoing adult education classes, monthly community dinners, and holiday festivities, concerts and functions.