Touro Synagogue is the home of Congregation Jeshuat Israel and has approximately 140 member families. The congregation sponsors various religious, educational, social and cultural programs and activities. Lifecycle events including Bar/Bat Mitzvot and weddings are frequently held at Touro Synagogue. All services and religious activities are under the direction of Rabbi Dr. Marc Mandel, the spiritual leader of Touro Synagogue.
Shabbat services are held on Friday evening and Saturday morning. Touro Synagogue is orthodox and uses the Nusach Sephard prayerbook. There is separate seating for men and for women. We ask visitors to dress appropriately. Ties and jackets are not required for men. Women may wear slacks. No shorts are permitted on Friday night and Saturday morning. No sleeveless clothing is permitted at any time.
Touro Synagogue does not hold regular weekday services during the winter season. Weekday shacharit and minchah-maariv services are held in the summer from July 1 through September 1. For information on daily minyanim between September 2 and June 30, please contact Rabbi Mandel at 401-847-4794 ext. 203 or .