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                                 this is island synagogue

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

 

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Island Synagogue U

Reserve now to join us at Island Synagogue's finest tasting fundraiser
Deadline is Monday, March 5th

Upcoming classes and events

 

  • Sunday
    Feb 25
    Island Synagogue U: 30 Minute Seated Workout led by Dr. Carol Teitz
    Sunday, Feb 25th 7:00p to 8:00p
    Dr. Carol Teitz show you how to turn just 30 minutes of seated time into a full body workout.

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  • Tuesday
    Feb 27
    Rabbi Toban's Class on The Ramban
    Tuesday, Feb 27th 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. Click Title for no-cost registration.

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  • Tuesday
    Feb 27
    Breakthrough to Hebrew Understanding
    Tuesday, Feb 27th 8:00p to 9:00p
    Rabbi Toban's unique system to greater fluency and understanding. Ready to improve your Hebrew? We'll learn the method in five weeks, then practive and apply for five more - Gain the world of Jewish texts and prayer! The class itself will be free except for the ‘textbook’ that participants will receive at a to-be-determined cost. Click Title for no-cost registration.

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  • Wednesday
    Feb 28
    The Ramchal’s, 'An Essay on Fundamentals' with Rabbi Spiro
    Wednesday, Feb 28th 7:30p to 8:30p
    Join us for an in-depth exploration of Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzatto’s 18th Century masterpiece.

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  • Thursday
    Mar 1
    Talmud Class: Baba Basra with Rabbi Y. Kornfeld
    Thursday, Mar 1st 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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  • Thursday
    Mar 1
    Megillah reading
    Thursday, Mar 1st 4:15p to 5:00p

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  • Thursday
    Mar 1
    Purim Seudah
    Thursday, Mar 1st 5:00p to 9:00p

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  • Monday
    Mar 5
    Halacha Study - Berachot: Blessings on Food with Rabby Y. Kornfeld
    Monday, Mar 5th 7:15p to 8:15p

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  • Tuesday
    Mar 6
    Rabbi Toban's Class on The Ramban
    Tuesday, Mar 6th 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. Click Title for no-cost registration.

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  • Tuesday
    Mar 6
    Breakthrough to Hebrew Understanding
    Tuesday, Mar 6th 8:00p to 9:00p
    Rabbi Toban's unique system to greater fluency and understanding. Ready to improve your Hebrew? We'll learn the method in five weeks, then practive and apply for five more - Gain the world of Jewish texts and prayer! The class itself will be free except for the ‘textbook’ that participants will receive at a to-be-determined cost. Click Title for no-cost registration.

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  • Wednesday
    Mar 7
    The Ramchal’s, 'An Essay on Fundamentals' with Rabbi Spiro
    Wednesday, Mar 7th 7:30p to 8:30p
    Join us for an in-depth exploration of Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzatto’s 18th Century masterpiece.

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  • Sunday
    Mar 11
    Taste the Best of Kosher Cheeses, Chocolate and Israeli Wine
    Sunday, Mar 11th 7:30p to 9:30p
    Taste the best of kosher cheeses, chocolate and Israeli wine at Island Synagogue's fundraiser. Admission: $45.00/person. Bid on the auction or place orders to purchase items.

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  • Tuesday
    Mar 13
    Rabbi Toban's Class on The Ramban
    Tuesday, Mar 13th 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. Click Title for no-cost registration.

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  • Tuesday
    Mar 13
    Breakthrough to Hebrew Understanding
    Tuesday, Mar 13th 8:00p to 9:00p
    Rabbi Toban's unique system to greater fluency and understanding. Ready to improve your Hebrew? We'll learn the method in five weeks, then practive and apply for five more - Gain the world of Jewish texts and prayer! The class itself will be free except for the ‘textbook’ that participants will receive at a to-be-determined cost. Click Title for no-cost registration.

    MORE INFO

  • Wednesday
    Mar 14
    The Ramchal’s, 'An Essay on Fundamentals' with Rabbi Spiro
    Wednesday, Mar 14th 7:30p to 8:30p
    Join us for an in-depth exploration of Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzatto’s 18th Century masterpiece.

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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.

Fri, February 23 2018 8 Adar 5778