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Eruv is PENDING for Shabbat October 27 - 28

 

                                 this is island synagogue

 

 

November 10th: Shabbat Dinner and Song! 5:30 PM
Join Cantor Orzech and choir after services for a festive Shabbat meal followed by a performance of heart-stirring Carlebach-style song.
Adults: $25 ($20 for members)
Children aged: 3-12 $20 ($15 members)
Families: (maximum 2 adults, all in same household) $100 ($80 members)

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED -- RSVP HERE

November 11th: Shabbat Services followed by Kiddush! 9:30 AM
You'll reach new spiritual heights as they harmonize the moving melodies of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach.

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Upcoming classes and events

 

  • Rabbi's Toban Class on The Ramban
    Tuesday, Oct 24th 7:00p to 8:00p
    You've read him in footnotes; now get into the head of out-of-the-box Rabbi Moshe ben Nachman (Nachmanides, 1194-1270). He'll often take on the views of great commentators like Rashi or Ibn Ezra-and disagree, or add his own intellectual twist. Join us "inside," with this text-based look at the five Books of Moses. Bring a copy of Ramban (Artscroll Bereshit recommended) and your questions (and objections!) to this no-holds-barred group.

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  • Talmud Class with Rabbi Y. Kornfeld
    Thursday, Oct 26th 12:00p to 1:00p
    A textual study of Jewish civil law. Classes are in English. No prior study of Talmud is needed, just a will to learn. Island Synagogue, 8685 SE 47th Street, Mercer Island Led by: Rabbi Yechezkel Kornfeld

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  • Rabbi's Toban Class on The Ramban
    Tuesday, Oct 31st 7:00p to 8:00p
    You've read him in footnotes; now get into the head of out-of-the-box Rabbi Moshe ben Nachman (Nachmanides, 1194-1270). He'll often take on the views of great commentators like Rashi or Ibn Ezra-and disagree, or add his own intellectual twist. Join us "inside," with this text-based look at the five Books of Moses. Bring a copy of Ramban (Artscroll Bereshit recommended) and your questions (and objections!) to this no-holds-barred group.

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  • Talmud Class with Rabbi Y. Kornfeld
    Thursday, Nov 2nd 12:00p to 1:00p
    A textual study of Jewish civil law. Classes are in English. No prior study of Talmud is needed, just a will to learn. Island Synagogue, 8685 SE 47th Street, Mercer Island Led by: Rabbi Yechezkel Kornfeld

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  • It's Destiny, Recognizing God’s Hand in History, Your Marriage, and More
    Thursday, Nov 2nd 7:00p to 8:00p
    Radio Host Michael Medved and his psychologist wife Diane discuss God’s role in our personal lives, our nation’s history, and current events. Moderated by KTTH Radio host Jason Rantz, there’s sure to be lively and provocative discussion!

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  • Shabbat 101
    Shabbat, Nov 4th 10:30a to 11:30a
    Shabbat 101 led by Rabbi Nissan Kornfeld

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  • Rabbi's Toban Class on The Ramban
    Tuesday, Nov 7th 7:00p to 8:00p
    You've read him in footnotes; now get into the head of out-of-the-box Rabbi Moshe ben Nachman (Nachmanides, 1194-1270). He'll often take on the views of great commentators like Rashi or Ibn Ezra-and disagree, or add his own intellectual twist. Join us "inside," with this text-based look at the five Books of Moses. Bring a copy of Ramban (Artscroll Bereshit recommended) and your questions (and objections!) to this no-holds-barred group.

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  • Friday Night Dinner with Cantor Yaacov Orzech and Choir
    Friday, Nov 10th 6:00p to 9:00p
    SHABBAT DINNER AND SONG with special guests from Vancouver, BC Cantor Yaakov Orzech and his men’s choir conducting a Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach type service at 6:00p followed by dinner in the social hall. Click here to make dinner reservations.

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  • Cantor Orzech and Choir
    Shabbat, Nov 11th 9:30a to 12:00p
    SPECIAL SHABBAT EVENT November 10-11! Island Synagogue presents renowned Vancouver, BC Cantor Yaakov Orzech and his eight-member men's choir for a special musical Shabbat service. You’ll reach new spiritual heights as they harmonize the moving melodies of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach. We are seeking Sponsors and Contributors for this unique and spiritually uplifting event.

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  • Rabbi's Toban Class on The Ramban
    Tuesday, Nov 14th 7:00p to 8:00p
    You've read him in footnotes; now get into the head of out-of-the-box Rabbi Moshe ben Nachman (Nachmanides, 1194-1270). He'll often take on the views of great commentators like Rashi or Ibn Ezra-and disagree, or add his own intellectual twist. Join us "inside," with this text-based look at the five Books of Moses. Bring a copy of Ramban (Artscroll Bereshit recommended) and your questions (and objections!) to this no-holds-barred group.

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  • Rabbi's Toban Class on The Ramban
    Tuesday, Nov 21st 7:00p to 8:00p
    You've read him in footnotes; now get into the head of out-of-the-box Rabbi Moshe ben Nachman (Nachmanides, 1194-1270). He'll often take on the views of great commentators like Rashi or Ibn Ezra-and disagree, or add his own intellectual twist. Join us "inside," with this text-based look at the five Books of Moses. Bring a copy of Ramban (Artscroll Bereshit recommended) and your questions (and objections!) to this no-holds-barred group.

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  • Rabbi's Toban Class on The Ramban
    Tuesday, Nov 28th 7:00p to 8:00p
    You've read him in footnotes; now get into the head of out-of-the-box Rabbi Moshe ben Nachman (Nachmanides, 1194-1270). He'll often take on the views of great commentators like Rashi or Ibn Ezra-and disagree, or add his own intellectual twist. Join us "inside," with this text-based look at the five Books of Moses. Bring a copy of Ramban (Artscroll Bereshit recommended) and your questions (and objections!) to this no-holds-barred group.

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  • Shabbat 101
    Shabbat, Dec 2nd 10:30a to 11:30a
    Shabbat 101 led by Rabbi Nissan Kornfeld

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  • Rabbi's Toban Class on The Ramban
    Tuesday, Dec 5th 7:00p to 8:00p
    You've read him in footnotes; now get into the head of out-of-the-box Rabbi Moshe ben Nachman (Nachmanides, 1194-1270). He'll often take on the views of great commentators like Rashi or Ibn Ezra-and disagree, or add his own intellectual twist. Join us "inside," with this text-based look at the five Books of Moses. Bring a copy of Ramban (Artscroll Bereshit recommended) and your questions (and objections!) to this no-holds-barred group.

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shabbat prayer book guide

There may be areas in the Shabbat prayer service that individuals do not understand or with which they are not familiar. Reading through the Shabbat Prayer Book Guide may answer many of those questions.  It is hoped that this guide can be a source to greater understanding and a more meaningful involvement in Shabbat prayer ritual.

Click here or visit the Documents page of this website (accessible by members) to view the guide. A limited number of hardcover books are available for sale for $23. To purchase, please contact the office at office@islandsynagogue.org or 206-275-1539.

Donations are also welcome. Click here to visit our Donations page.

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