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Passover Ritual and Service Times

This year Passover begins at sundown on Friday, April 22. Candle lighting is at 7:22pm
In preparation for Passover, go through the home for a final search for Chametz on Thursday, April 21 after nightfall, 8:12 PM
To see the detailed information for ritual and service times for Passover, please click here.

Brownstone Brooklyn Yom Hashoah

Join us for a special program that will feature Holocaust readings and songs from the US and Israel, testimonies from survivors and participation from across the Jewish community.
Wednesday, May 4 at 7:00 PM
Congregation Mount Sinai
250 Cadman Plaza West, Brooklyn Heights
Download the flyer here.
Co-sponsored by Brooklyn Heights Synagogue, Congregation Beth Elohim, Kane Street Synagogue, Kolot Chayeinu, Park Slope Jewish Center, Temple Beth Emeth v’Ohr Progressive Shaari Zedek, Union Temple of Brooklyn

Rita Live in Concert!

Brooklyn Celebrates Israel, Israel Independence Day
Wednesday, May 11 at 7:45 PM at Congregation Beth Elohim, 274 Garfield Place, Brooklyn
Download the flyer here and click here to purchase tickets!

Yom Israel for the Whole Family

Sunday May 15th, 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Hannah Senesh Community Day School, 342 Smith Street, Brooklyn
Young Children up to age 6 will love Yeladudes performing. Kids age 6-12 will tour locations in modern Israel sampling foods, doing art and more. They will enter a time machine and visit Israel in the past. Fantastic Live Music, Food Trucks! The event is free of charge and open to the public!
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Create Your Journal Ad to Celebrate a Great Year at Kane Street

Spring is here and there is much to celebrate, including Kane Street’s 160th anniversary. Your participation in the Commemorative Journal – which will honor Jonathan Sack, President of the Board of Trustees – supports the Kane Street Synagogue and is a great way to recognize achievements of all kinds. Please take a look at the Journal Ad form and consider how you can participate. Deadline for Journal ads: Monday, May 16. Note: If you prefer not to submit your ad online, you may print and mail a Journal Ad form instead instead.

Sanctuary Restoration Update

Over 80 Kane Street members joined us on January 14, 2016, to learn about plans for the sanctuary fa├žade and towers. The event featured a presentation by Robert Bates, principal at Walter B. Melvin Architects, and we are pleased to share this report, which includes an update on the project and historical photographs of the sanctuary. This event was the first in a series of discussions about the restoration of our beautiful synagogue.

Kane Street Synagogue – Open Beit Midrash

Tuesday, March 29 a new Beit Midrash course begins
On March 29, April 5 and 12, our Open Beit Midrash continues with this year’s final course, taught by Professor Lisa Grant.
Creating a national Israeli culture has been an ongoing part of the project of State-building since the early days the modern Zionist movement. We will explore how popular culture serves as a way into engaging issues of identity and meaning. We will use music, art and poetry as lenses into three major themes that are in dynamic tension in contemporary Israeli society: 1) Israel and Diaspora; 2) The Hero and Every person and 3) Power and Responsibility.
Please open and read our brochure for more information and to register.
For information, please email Joy Fallek

Images of Israel

Brooklyn Collaborative Lecture Series
How do different visions and aspirations for Israel inform how we view the current situation? This question will be explored in a three part lecture series bringing to Brownstone Brooklyn three outstanding Israeli public intellectuals.
February 17, Temple Beth Elohim; March 16, Brooklyn Heights Synagogue; April 13, Union Temple
Download the flyer here for more information and to register.

Kane Street Sundays

PJ LIbrary presents Kane Street Sundays!
Open play, PJ Library story and music from 9AM – 12PM starting December 13 and every Sunday through mid-July
For families with kids age 4 and younger
Please click here to download the flyer.

Bialy Rock: Spring 2016!

Bialy Rock Is The Place To Be Friday Mornings for kids Age 3 and Younger
Bialy Rock music class and singalong has everything great: puppets, music, giant drums, shakers, and lots of happy young children with their parents, nannies and grandparents. Get in on the fun every Friday morning – sessions 10-10:45am and 11:15-12noon. April 8, 15, May 6, 13, 20 and 27.
6 Session Series, $60 for synagogue members, $110 for non-members, Drop-ins, $20
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Please contact Rabbi Valerie Lieber for more information and to register.

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