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October 2020

Kane Street Connections Newsletter
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A  Prayer for Voting
In voting in this year’s elections, we not only exercise rights and responsibilities as Americans, but fulfill the Rabbinic commandment of D’rishat Sh’lom Ha’Ir, seeking the welfare of one’s society. We share with you the following prayer for voting by Rabbi David Seidenberg. You may recite it even if you have already voted.


Teshuvah in Action: Anti-racism Task Force Promotes Voter Turnout
Our anti-racism task force is promoting Reclaim the Vote, along with resources from the Rabbinical Assembly’s Ten Days of Voting Engagement.


Tune Into Shabbat
A half hour of song, images, and Shabbat reflections, with Rabbi Jason Gitlin and Kinder Minyan’s Landon Braverman, to help you slow down and transition out of the work and school week. Friday, October 23 at 5:00pm.


Preschool Openings for Academic Year
Kane Street Kids has spaces available for the current (2020-2021) academic year, for children ages 2-5. We are also accepting applications for the 2021-22 and 2022-23 school years; apply here or contact Director Rivka Seeman at [email protected] to learn more.

Kane Street Kids is holding a
Virtual Open House
on Thursday November 5, at 8:00pm. 

Please register here!

Mishneh Torah Community Study with Rabbi Jason Gitlin
Join our community study of the Mishneh Torah’s Book of Knowledge, focusing on its chapters on personal development, Torah study, and Teshuvah.


Introduction to Judaism: An Exploration for Curious Adults
This 20-session course is offered Wednesdays and Sundays, beginning October 21 on Zoom. Contact Rabbi Sue Oren at [email protected]. More info on our Adult Ed page.


Kane Street’s Response to COVID-19

Kane Street Synagogue Buildings are partially as part of our response to the pandemic.

  • Kane Street Kids is holding in-person classes with appropriate precautions for the protection of students, faculty, and staff
  • Kane Street’s Hebrew School is online-only for the moment.
  • Regular Weekly Services are conducted over Zoom, and all are welcome!

Please click here to read more information about these and other measures that we are putting in place in view of the current situation with COVID-19.


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