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Brooklyn Israel Film Festival 2018

On January 25, 27 & 28, the Kane Street Synagogue presents the Brooklyn Israel Film Festival, which marks its 14th year presenting the best of new Israeli cinema.

The Festival features three nights of thought-provoking films that explore diverse aspects of Israeli society. Click here to read about the films, watch trailers and purchase tickets. On Sunday, January 28, the Festival presents a special family event: an Israeli film for children will be screened upstairs while the regular festival film screens downstairs.


It’s a Jewzapalooza – Trivia Night

Sunday February 11, 5:00-8:00pm

Enjoy a groovy time with your Kane Street friends, while you show off how brilliant you are at Kane Street’s annual fundraiser to benefit youth and family programs.

Tasty food, great cocktails, and TRIVIA, hosted by our resident Quiz Master Eric Pliner.

Create your own team of 10 people or join a team.
Adults and children 10+ are welcome to play!

Childcare and activities for kids aged 1-12 will be available.

There are three ways to give: Raffle Tickets, Mitzvah Wall, and Experience Events.

Buy tickets, create your team, and make a tax-deductible donation at kanestreet.org/trivia-night


Shabbat Learners’ Service on January 20

Saturday mornings, 9:45-11:00am
Chapel, Second Floor of Goldman Building
For those who want help navigating the Shabbat morning service, our Learners’ Minyan offers a space to learn about the service, explore your questions and pray slowly together. The next two sessions are about the Amidah during Shacharit. Please join us! See the rest of our schedule on our Shabbat page. Contact Rabbi Jason for more information.


Open Beit Midrash – Tuesday Evening Informal Study Program

Healthy Vegetarian Dinner at 6:45pm followed by learning from 7:30-9:00pm with first rate teachers!
The Beit Midrash (House of Study) has traditionally been the cultural center for creative spiritual conversation, a place to bring everyone together in an atmosphere of focused learning, energetic discussion and personal search.
Kane Street’s Open Beit Midrash includes six three-week mini-courses over (most) Tuesday evenings. This season runs until March 6, 2018.
Next course: Slavery in The Bible: with Dr. Rabbi Barat Ellman. January 9, 16 and 23, 2018
Read more and register!


Kol Nidre Appeal: Keep Kane Street Thriving

As we celebrate the New Year, we hope you will consider contributing to the Kol Nidre Appeal. Your gift will help ensure that the programs that make Kane Street such a dynamic community continue to thrive.


September 2017 Update on Kane Street’s Renovation Initiatives

As we celebrate the holidays together and look ahead to the possibilities of the year ahead, we are pleased to report that Kane Street has taken significant steps forward in our renovation initiatives. Please take a moment to review the September 2017 New Year Omnibus Update, which outlines developments of the past several months.


Bialy Rock Music Class for Infants & Toddler

Ora and Ketchup the puppet are back Friday September 1 – December 22 at 10:00am. Download the flyer for all the details. Children with parents or caregivers sing, dance, and play instruments. Leader Ora Fruchter leads Jewish songs in English and Hebrew. Bialy Rock is a fun, interactive way to bond with your child in a Jewish context, meet new families, and enrich your child’s musical development and Jewish identity. Bialy Rock registration is available online or contact Rabbi Valerie Lieber.


Kane Street Joins Jewish Support for the Paris Climate Accord

Kane Street has joined a call for Jewish communities to respond to the climate crisis and take action. Through a Hazon organized advocacy campaign, our congregation will join with other Jewish community partners to identify ways we can respond to the climate crisis.

Read the full Jewish Letter in Support of the Paris Accord we have signed onto and add your name to join a growing group of Jews taking action on climate.

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