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Holiday schedules

Yizkor Book 5778

Submit a Yizkor Book entry for the 5778 Yizkor book

Deadline: August 30, 2017

High Holidays

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Sukkot/Simchat Torah

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Upcoming classes and events

 

  • Kayaking on Lake Union
    Sunday, Aug 20th 3:30p to 5:30p
    Meet 3:30 at NWOC on Lake Union. 2100 Westlake Ave N #1 Seattle, WA 98109. Singles $16 per hour Doubles $25 per hour Triples $30 per hour. Minimum rental 2 hours. http://www.nwoc.com/ Must RSVP by August 17th to julie@islandsynagogue.org to reserve boats. Bring credit card or cash. You will have to sign forms when you get there, so please be on time or early. Life jackets provided and required. Spray skirts option. Wear hat and bring sun screen.

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  • Ramban Revealed with Rabbi R. Toban
    Monday, Aug 21st 11:30a to 12:30p
    Ramban’s commentary on Bereshit takes a fascinating twist when The Maharal interjects parallels with creation, the epochs of history and the dreams of Daniel and Nebucutnezzar.

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  • Prophets Class with Rabbi Y. Kornfeld
    Wednesday, Aug 23rd 12:00p to 1:00p
    Prophets/Navi

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  • Women's Event: Nurture Your Mind, Body and Soul
    Wednesday, Aug 23rd 7:00p to 9:00p
    Please join us for Island Synagogue's women's event: D'var Torah by Rebbetzin Devorah Kornfeld * Beauty/skin care presentation by Michelle Benisti. Meal catered by Island Crust (sponsored by Julie Hirsch). $18.00 donation to CSA children’s playground fund. RSVP required. Taking place at the home of Julie Hirsch. Address will be provided upon registration. Parking East side of Street North of Mailboxes.

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  • Talmud Class with Rabbi Y. Kornfeld
    Thursday, Aug 24th 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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  • Ramban Revealed with Rabbi R. Toban
    Monday, Aug 28th 11:30a to 12:30p
    Ramban’s commentary on Bereshit takes a fascinating twist when The Maharal interjects parallels with creation, the epochs of history and the dreams of Daniel and Nebucutnezzar.

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

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  • Family hike to Snow Lake
    Sunday, Sep 10th 9:00a to 5:00p
    Leave after davening at 9:00am from synagogue parking lot. We will park at the trailhead which starts in the Alpental parking lot. Please RSVP to julie@islandsynagogue.org as passes are required. Hike is 7 ½ miles with 1700 to 1800 in elevation gain. Bring sunscreen, hat, lunch, snacks, and appropriate footwear.

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  • Island Synagogue Annual Meeting
    Sunday, Sep 10th 7:00p to 9:00p

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  • Shabbat 101
    Shabbat, Oct 7th 10:30a to 11:30a
    Shabbat 101 led by Rabbi Nissan Kornfeld

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

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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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