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August 2020

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The Fund for Kane Street Synagogue 

We are reaching out to ask for support as Kane Street Synagogue faces financial challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. Every contribution to the Fund for Kane Street Synagogue will play an essential role in helping our community during this challenging time. Click here to make your donation.

Join a “Me and White Supremacy” Book Circle This Summer
We are organizing at least one more Me and White Supremacy Book Circle for our community this summer. Contact [email protected] if you are interested in participating.Read more about our recent responses to racial injustice, including educational resources, and messages from clergy, on our Social Justice page.

Preschool Openings for Academic Year
Kane Street Kids has spaces available for the 2020-2021 academic year, for children ages 2-5. Email Director Rivka Seeman at [email protected] to learn more.

Get in the Know(ledge): A New Community Study
Join our upcoming community study of The Book of Knowledge from the Mishneh Torah of MaimonidesSefer Ha-Madda (The Book of Knowledge) examines fundamentals of Jewish faith and life. Over the next year, Rabbi Jason will lead our study of its chapters on personal development, Torah study, and, in preparation for the High Holidays, Teshuvah, including study sessions on Wednesdays, September 2 and 16, 7:30pm (Zoom ID 835 0838 0493). Sign up to learn with one of our study groups.

High Holidays 5781 with Kane Street
In advance of the official publication of In advance of our publishing our plans for the coming High Holidays, please click here to read a message from Rabbi Sam Weintraub, President of the Congregation Leslie Wilsher, and Executive Director Mickey Dobbs.

Register for Hebrew School 2020-2021
Registration is open for the coming school year. Hebrew School will be meeting remotely in the fall, with plans for some in-person outdoor experiences. Register at For more information, please contact Rabbi Val Lieber at [email protected].

Sinai Calls: A Statue with Many Faces
Find your path to live the covenant through learning, spiritual exploration, and social justice opportunities in our community, including ways that are specifically reflective of how the Coronavirus pandemic has altered and challenged our lives. Read more in Rabbi Jason Gitlin’s Shavuot message.

Kane Street’s Response to COVID-19

Kane Street Synagogue Building  is closed.
This includes:
• Kane Street Kids Preschool
• Kane Street’s Hebrew School
• All regular weekly services

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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