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Brooklyn Israel Film Festival 2017

Thursday, January 26, 8:00pm – “Freedom Runners
Saturday, January 28, 8:00pm – “The Writer
Sunday, January 29, 7:00pm – “Vice Versa

Now in its 13th year, Kane Street’s Brooklyn Israel Film Festival is proud to present the best in Israeli filmmaking, right here in Brooklyn. This year’s lineup features a powerful documentary, “Freedom Runners,” three episodes of an acclaimed TV series, “The Writer,” and a moving feature film, “Vice Versa.”

Buy tickets online, individually or as a discounted festival pass. Opening night (Thursday, January 26) admission includes pre-show refreshments. Popcorn is available for purchase all three nights. See you at the movies!

Trivia Night in the Enchanted Forest

Supporting Kane Street Youth and Family Programs
Sunday, February 12, 5:00pm-8:00pm
Play an enchanting game of trivia. Enjoy friends, food, fun and cocktails, in an enchanting Tu B’Shevat decor. Bid on local goods, services, and salon experiences.
Gather your friends to create a team, or let us put you on a team and make new friends. Children 10 and older may play. $50 per adult. Bring children along for free, with activities and babysitting upstairs for kids ages 1-12.
Purchase tickets and create your trivia team!

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

Join us for a Community Shabbat Dinner

Friday, February 3, 6pm
Join people from across the generations for services, dinner, conversation, singing and delicious food Friday, February 3.
FOOD: Delicious meat and vegetarian entrees, tasty side dishes, salad, challah, dessert and wine.
COST: $25 per adult; $10 per child (3rd or 4th children are free)
Register here.

Shabbat Learners’ Service Begins January 7

Saturday mornings, weekly from 9:45am-11:00am, January 7-February 11 and on March 4
Chapel, Second Floor of Goldman Building
For those who want help navigating the Shabbat morning service, Kane Street is starting a Learners’ Minyan that will offer a space to learn about the service, explore your questions and pray slowly together. This weekly prayer learning experience will explore the structure, themes, rituals, and customs of the service. Please join us! Contact, who leads our first week, for more information.

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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