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Sponsor Mishloach Manot for Purim

Purim isn’t far away, so now is the time to sign up to sponsor mishloach manot, our Purim packages filled with hamantashen, other treats and a card listing all who make a $180 gift to Kane Street. Also, don’t forget to purchase your raffle tickets for a chance to win a trip to Israel. Raffle ticket purchases and your mishlaoch manot contribution can be made online at www.kanestreet.org/purim. Join us for all of Kane Street’s fun-filled Purim celebrations and services on Saturday, March 11 and Sunday, March 12.

Donation Items Needed for Refugee Families

The Congregation Beth Elohim refugee task force has been in touch with people collecting donations for refugee families from Iraq, Syria and Sudan who are settling in New Haven, Connecticut. If you have any of the following and would like to donate them, they will be collecting at 140 8th Avenue (leave with doorman for Anna Purisch). Deadline for drop offs is Saturday, February 26th.

Items Needed:
1. Winter clothes – Boys and girls ages 4 to 10 yrs. Women’s jackets – medium and large.
2. Girls clothes (any, not just winter wear) – ages 9 to 17, sizes small, medium and large.
3. Blankets and bed sheets and fitted sheets.
4. Kitchen items such as plates, utensils and cookware (pots and pans).
5. Female hygiene products (highest priority) – shampoos, soaps, sanitary pads and sponges.

Learn more about how to support refugees at Kane Street’s Social Justice page.

Exterior Restoration of the Sanctuary Building is Underway

If you have visited Kane Street recently, you have likely noticed that the exterior of the sanctuary building looks quite different. Scaffolding now encircles both the east and west towers and covers the north (Kane Street) façade, reaching up past the roofline. This exciting milestone represents the commencement of restoration work on the building exterior. It marks the final phase of a process that Kane Street launched several years ago, when we started to take steps to ensure the physical integrity and historic character of the sanctuary exterior.
Details of these new developments are outlined in our January 2017 Update. We encourage members to continue to provide feedback by writing to design@kanestreet.org.

Open Beit Midrash 2016 – 2017

Tuesday Evenings, November 15, 2016-March 14, 2017
6:45pm Dinner;  7:30-9:00pm Class
Cost: $40 per three week course (includes catered dinner), or you may purchase a subscription for $150 for the year (all five courses, including all dinners). Read more about Open Beit Midrash and
Register now. Purchase a Beit Midrash Course or Subscription for the year!

A New Bialy Rock Series

Jewish music class with Ora Fruchter for children 4 to 30 months with a parent or caregiver.
December 9 and 12; January 6, 13, 20 and 27
10:00am – 10:45am session and 11:15am – 12:00pm session
February 3, 10 and 17; March 3, 10 and 17
Cost: $25 for drop-ins. Save money and hassle with a 6 or 12-session pass. Please Register by December 8. Register online.

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