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Island Synagogue

Eruv is  UP  for Shabbat April 21th - 22nd

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Shabbat 101 - Rabbi Nissan Kornfeld - may 6, 2017

Feel disconnected at services?


Come to  Shabbat 101 and find practical relvance of Shabbat observance.

The first Shabbat of each month.

10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

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.

Rosh chodesh lessons - simple truths

Rebbetzin Devorah Kornfeld is excited to invite interested women to the Rosh Chodesh series, Simple Truths. Over the course of seven months, we will explore core insights and values that have formed the cornerstone of Jewish teachings for millennia.

Simple Truths presents not only the beauty of our Torah’s ancient wisdom, but its seamless application to the challenges and ups and downs of modern life. It uncovers insights that anchor us, empower us, and guide us in times of doubt and uncertainty, giving us the confidence and know-how to navigate life’s most difficult challenges.

Date:           Once a month on WEDNESDAY evenings
Time:          7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location:   The Friendship Circle Office
                    2737 77th Ave SE, Mercer Island, WA 98040

For more information and to register email: RoshChodeshMI@gmail.com

Lesson 6   To Love Another                                              April 26, 2017

Lesson 7   Joy Revealed                                                    May 24, 2017

coming events

  • Talmud Class
    Thursday, Apr 27th 12:00p to 1:00p
    A textual study of Jewish civil law. Classes are in English.

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  • Talmud Class
    Thursday, May 4th 12:00p to 1:00p
    A textual study of Jewish civil law. Classes are in English.

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  • Talmud Class
    Thursday, May 11th 12:00p to 1:00p
    A textual study of Jewish civil law. Classes are in English.

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  • Talmud Class
    Thursday, May 18th 12:00p to 1:00p
    A textual study of Jewish civil law. Classes are in English.

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  • Rosh Chodesh Lesson 7: Joy Revealed
    Wednesday, May 24th 7:30p to 9:00p
    If you assumed that Judaism was about being somber and sullen, you have not met the real deal. This lesson demonstrates the extraordinary emphasis that Judaism places on being joyful, explores the role of happiness for the sake of personal well-being and success, and presents a step-by-step journey to achieving happiness based on a deeper appreciation of the purpose of life.

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Tonight's Sefirah Count Is 16

היום ששה עשר יום שהם שני שבועות ושני ימים לעמר
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Tonight's Sefirah Count Is 16

היום ששה עשר יום שהם שני שבועות ושני ימים לעמר

Today's Calendar

Rosh Chodesh Iyyar
Shacharit: 7:00a
Nightfall: 9:05p

Tomorrow's Calendar

Rosh Chodesh Iyyar
Shacharit: 7:00a
Nightfall: 9:06p

Friday Night

Early Candle Lighting: 6:29p
Early Mincha/Maariv: 6:32p
Candle Lighting: 7:59p
Nightfall: 9:08p

Shabbat Day

Shacharit: 9:30a
Mincha/Maariv: 7:50p
Shabbos Ends: 9:10p

Upcoming Programs & Events

Apr
27
Talmud Class
  Thursday, Apr 27 12:00p
May
4
Talmud Class
  Thursday, May 4 12:00p
May
11
Talmud Class
  Thursday, May 11 12:00p
May
14
Lag B'Omer BBQ
  Sunday, May 14 12:30p
May
18
Talmud Class
  Thursday, May 18 12:00p

Parshat Tazria-Metzora

Shabbat, Apr 29

Candle Lighting

Friday, Apr 28, 7:59p

Rosh Chodesh Iyyar

Wednesday, Apr 26

 

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