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Eruv is PENDING for Shabbat DECEMBER 15-16

                                 this is island synagogue

A Traditional Jewish Congregation that welcomes Jews of all backgrounds
and levels of observance

 

Dinner Registration is Closed

Upcoming classes and events

 

  • Thursday
    Dec 14
    Talmud Class with Rabbi Y. Kornfeld
    Thursday, Dec 14th 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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  • Friday
    Dec 15
    Chanukah Shabbat
    Friday, Dec 15th 5:30a to 9:00p

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  • Friday
    Dec 15
    Chanukah Menorah Lighting
    Friday, Dec 15th 4:00p to 5:30p

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  • Friday
    Dec 15
    Chanukah Shabbat Dinner
    Friday, Dec 15th 5:30p to 9:00p

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  • Tuesday
    Dec 19
    Rabbi Toban's Class on The Ramban
    Tuesday, Dec 19th 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. This week our topic is "Siyum Parshas Lech Lecha! The wrap up" Click Title for preparation information.

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  • Monday
    Dec 25
    Summit at Snoqualmie, Summit West ski area
    Monday, Dec 25th 8:30a to 5:00p

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  • Thursday
    Dec 28
    Talmud Class with Rabbi Y. Kornfeld
    Thursday, Dec 28th 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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  • Sunday
    Jan 14
    Vitamin D: Separating Fact from Fiction
    Sunday, Jan 14th 7:30p to 8:30p
    Dr. Craig Keebler, physician and author of Know Your D: Optimizing Your Health with Vitamin D, explains its profound effect on cancer, osteoporosis, heart attacks, diabetes, allergies and much more.

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  • Wednesday
    Jan 17
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    Wednesday, Jan 17th 7:30p to 8:30p
    A Shabbat Outlook - A NEW MONTHLY COURSE FOR WOMEN BY THE ROSH CHODESH society Women of every level of observance are invited to experience the mystery of this most precious of Jewish treasures on their own level. This mitzvah is not an all-or-nothing proposition, and so this course provides multiple entry points so that students at every level of affiliation can explore meaningful ways to enrich their lives with the lessons of Shabbat.

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  • Wednesday
    Feb 14
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    Wednesday, Feb 14th 7:30p to 8:30p
    A Shabbat Outlook - A NEW MONTHLY COURSE FOR WOMEN BY THE ROSH CHODESH society Women of every level of observance are invited to experience the mystery of this most precious of Jewish treasures on their own level. This mitzvah is not an all-or-nothing proposition, and so this course provides multiple entry points so that students at every level of affiliation can explore meaningful ways to enrich their lives with the lessons of Shabbat.

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  • Wednesday
    Mar 14
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    Wednesday, Mar 14th 7:30p to 8:30p
    A Shabbat Outlook - A NEW MONTHLY COURSE FOR WOMEN BY THE ROSH CHODESH society Women of every level of observance are invited to experience the mystery of this most precious of Jewish treasures on their own level. This mitzvah is not an all-or-nothing proposition, and so this course provides multiple entry points so that students at every level of affiliation can explore meaningful ways to enrich their lives with the lessons of Shabbat.

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  • Wednesday
    Apr 11
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    Wednesday, Apr 11th 7:30p to 8:30p
    A Shabbat Outlook - A NEW MONTHLY COURSE FOR WOMEN BY THE ROSH CHODESH society Women of every level of observance are invited to experience the mystery of this most precious of Jewish treasures on their own level. This mitzvah is not an all-or-nothing proposition, and so this course provides multiple entry points so that students at every level of affiliation can explore meaningful ways to enrich their lives with the lessons of Shabbat.

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  • Wednesday
    May 9
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    Wednesday, May 9th 7:30p to 8:30p
    A Shabbat Outlook - A NEW MONTHLY COURSE FOR WOMEN BY THE ROSH CHODESH society Women of every level of observance are invited to experience the mystery of this most precious of Jewish treasures on their own level. This mitzvah is not an all-or-nothing proposition, and so this course provides multiple entry points so that students at every level of affiliation can explore meaningful ways to enrich their lives with the lessons of Shabbat.

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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.

Thu, December 14 2017 26 Kislev 5778