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ERUV is Pending for December 6-7

                                 this is island synagogue

A Modern Orthodox congregation that welcomes Jews of all backgrounds
and levels of observance

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		                            <span class="slider_description">Rabbi Yechezkel and Rebbetzin Devorah Kornfeld</span>
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		                            <span class="slider_description">Island Synagogue View</span>
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		                            <span class="slider_description">Island Synagogue Evening View</span>
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		                            <span class="slider_description">Island Synagogue Front Door</span>
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		                            <span class="slider_description">Sanctuary Stained Glass Wall</span>
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		                            <span class="slider_description">They shall make for me a sanctuary 
and I will dwell among them</span>
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		                            <span class="slider_description">Ner Tamid Above Aron Kodesh</span>
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		                            <span class="slider_description">Our Torahs</span>

 

Security Vestibule Informational Meeting - Sun. Dec. 15th @7pm

Sunday, December 15th at 7pm: Security Vestibule Informational Meeting

Please join us to learn about the Security Vestibule! The Security Committee is proposing to construct a security vestibule in front of the main entrance to island Synagogue. This is a significant project which would need to be approved by the congregation (at a future "special meeting" or at the Annual Meeting) as well as the board. We have prepared information about the proposal which you can see if you CLICK HERE.  Please review this information before the meeting, and come with questions. There will be no binding vote at this meeting - it is strictly to communicate with the membership and take feedback.  

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Next class will be December 4th @ 7PM

Next class will be December 4th, 1130am @ Island crust

Next class will be December 5th

Mark your calendar for lesson 2 - December 18 @ 730pm

we hope to see you on tuesday nights!

uPCOMING EVENTS

All Events
  • Thursday
    Dec  5
    Talmud Class: Baba Basra with Rabbi Y. Kornfeld
    Thursday, Dec 5th 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

    MORE INFO

  • Thursday
    Dec  5
    Basic Judaism in Depth
    Thursday, Dec 5th 7:00p to 8:00p
    Topics: Belief = G-D, Torah Heaven and Hell, Messiah Ressurection, Shabbat, Prayer Kashrut, Modesty and Conversion. Open to all levels - Refresh Your Knowledge - Conversion Preperation

    MORE INFO

  • Tuesday
    Dec  10
    Rabbi Toban's Class on The Ramban
    Tuesday, Dec 10th 7:15p to 8:15p
    Ramban (Nachmanides) was a physician, kabbalist, and surprising counterpoint to Rashi & other commentators. Bring the Artscroll Torah with Ramban (Genesis), and come dig in!

    MORE INFO

  • Tuesday
    Dec  10
    Rabbi Toban's Class on Da'as Tavunos, By Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzatto (1707-1746)
    Tuesday, Dec 10th 8:15p to 9:15p
    Bring the Felheim edition titled "knowing God's Plan"(2016) and consider good and evil, how God controls events, and what He wants from us.

    MORE INFO

  • Wednesday
    Dec  11
    Learning with Rabbi Kornfeld - Book of Ruth
    Wednesday, Dec 11th 11:30a to 12:30p

    MORE INFO

  • Thursday
    Dec  12
    Talmud Class: Baba Basra with Rabbi Y. Kornfeld
    Thursday, Dec 12th 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

    MORE INFO

  • Thursday
    Dec  12
    Basic Judaism in Depth
    Thursday, Dec 12th 7:00p to 8:00p
    Topics: Belief = G-D, Torah Heaven and Hell, Messiah Ressurection, Shabbat, Prayer Kashrut, Modesty and Conversion. Open to all levels - Refresh Your Knowledge - Conversion Preperation

    MORE INFO

  • Sunday
    Dec  15
    Security Vestibule Informational Meeting
    Sunday, Dec 15th 7:00p to 8:30p
    Please join us to learn about the Security Vestibule! The Security Committee is proposing to construct a security vestibule in front of the main entrance to island Synagogue. This is a significant project which would need to be approved by the congregation (at a future “special meeting” or at the Annual Meeting) as well as the board. We have prepared information about the proposal at ; please review this information before the meeting, and come with questions. There will be no binding vote at this meeting – it is strictly to communicate with the membership and take feedback.

    MORE INFO

  • Tuesday
    Dec  17
    Rabbi Toban's Class on The Ramban
    Tuesday, Dec 17th 7:15p to 8:15p
    Ramban (Nachmanides) was a physician, kabbalist, and surprising counterpoint to Rashi & other commentators. Bring the Artscroll Torah with Ramban (Genesis), and come dig in!

    MORE INFO

  • Tuesday
    Dec  17
    Rabbi Toban's Class on Da'as Tavunos, By Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzatto (1707-1746)
    Tuesday, Dec 17th 8:15p to 9:15p
    Bring the Felheim edition titled "knowing God's Plan"(2016) and consider good and evil, how God controls events, and what He wants from us.

    MORE INFO

 

VISIT US

Our hospitality committee is dedicated to creating a welcoming atmosphere for observant Jews visiting Island Synagogue.

We can arrange lodging and meals over Shabbat and holidays for singles, couples and families. We also provide information about where to find kosher food.

If you are visiting Western Washington, or would like simply to visit Island Synagogue for Shabbat or a holiday, please contact us at Hospitality@islandsynagogue.org and we will do our best to accommodate your needs and introduce you to our warm community.

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