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Holiday schedules

Tisha B'Av

July 31 - August 1, 2017

Yizkor Book 5778

Submit a Yizkor Book entry for the 5778 Yizkor book

Deadline: August 30, 2017

High Holidays

Coming soon...

Sukkot/Simchat Torah

Coming soon...

Upcoming classes and events

 

  • Prophets Class with Rabbi Y. Kornfeld
    Wednesday, Jul 26th 12:00p to 1:00p
    Prophets/Navi

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  • The Way of G-d with Rabbi M. Spiro
    Wednesday, Jul 26th 7:30p to 8:30p
    Join us for an in-depth exploration of Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzatto’s 18th Century masterpiece. This widely acclaimed classic of Jewish philosophy/mysticism provides a clear, concise and brilliantly organized framework for understanding of the big issues in Judaism, such as: The nature of God, free-will, the existence of evil, why bad things happen to good people, the soul, the afterlife, dreams, demons, prophecy, and much more.​

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  • Talmud Class with Rabbi Y. Kornfeld
    Thursday, Jul 27th 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, Jul 31st 11:30a to 12:30p
    Exploration of Ramban’s commentary by the Maharal, who makes parallels of the four states of creation with the four epochs of Jewish history with the dreams of Daniel and Nebucutzezzar.

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  • Prophets Class with Rabbi Y. Kornfeld
    Wednesday, Aug 2nd 12:00p to 1:00p
    Prophets/Navi

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  • Talmud Class with Rabbi Y. Kornfeld
    Thursday, Aug 3rd 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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  • Women's Oneg
    Shabbat, Aug 5th 5:30p to 7:30p

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  • Prophets Class with Rabbi Y. Kornfeld
    Wednesday, Aug 9th 12:00p to 1:00p
    Prophets/Navi

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  • Talmud Class with Rabbi Y. Kornfeld
    Thursday, Aug 10th 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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  • Visiting Lecturer: Sara Yoheved Rigler
    Shabbat, Aug 12th 1:00p to 2:00p
    The Spiritual GPS: Based on Rabbi Shlomo Wolbe’s teachings, there are two parallel worlds. One is characterized by love, joy, confidence, and calmness, while the other is characterized by animosity, sadness, anxiety, and criticism. Shows how to determine where you are, choose your destination, and, by one simple action, get to the world of connection and joy.

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  • Women's Oneg with visiting lecturer, Sara Yoheved Rigler
    Shabbat, Aug 12th 5:30p to 7:30p
    All women are invited to a women's oneg featuring our visiting lecturer, Sara Yoheved Rigler. The Wisdom of Not Knowing: Our compulsion to “be in the know” and to fill in the blanks when we don’t know leads to conjectures and condemnations. All interpersonal friction start with negative judgments. This lecture provides a simple antidote.

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  • Prophets Class with Rabbi Y. Kornfeld
    Wednesday, Aug 16th 12:00p to 1:00p
    Prophets/Navi

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  • Talmud Class with Rabbi Y. Kornfeld
    Thursday, Aug 17th 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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  • Women's Oneg
    Shabbat, Aug 19th 5:30p to 7:30p

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

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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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