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Get information on ways to prepare for and celebrate Pesach, including selling your chametz (the deadline is 5:00pm on Wednesday April 17), and service and ritual times.


163rd Anniversary Celebration & Journal: Honoring Rabbi Valerie Lieber

Support Kane Street Synagogue and mark this extraordinary milestone by participating in our Commemorative Journal. Your Journal ads are a great way to recognize achievements of all kinds.

Congratulate our honoree, Rabbi Val Lieber, and celebrate the Hebrew School under her leadership. Recognize our community or promote your business. Wish family and friends a mazal tov on b’nei mitzvah, weddings, babies, birthdays, anniversaries, graduations and more.

And save the date for our 163rd Anniversary Celebration gala event on Sunday, June 2 (more details to come). The deadline for Journal ads is Wednesday, May 1.


Kane Street Book Club


Dora Bruder by Patrick Modiano
Discussion on Thursday, May 2, 7:00pm
Though not a Holocaust memoir or historical fiction, Patrick Modiano’s Dora Bruder (2014 Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature) is a skillful reconstruction of a life that strides the two genres. Discussion facilitated by retired Brooklyn College Professor of English and American Literature, Julia Hirsch. View this year’s selections and discussion dates. Contact [email protected] for more information.

Shabbat Learners’ Service May 11: Saying Kaddish

Our Learners’ Service offers a space to learn about the service (its structure, themes, and rituals), explore your questions, and pray slowly together. Led by Rabbi Jason Gitlin and congregants. Join for one, any, or all weeks! Contact Rabbi Jason Gitlin for more information. Led by Rabbi Jason Gitlin and congregants. See schedule for year.

Pirkei Avot Community-wide Study

This March, we begin a half-year community-wide learning of Pirkei Avot (Wisdom of Our Sages), a compilation of ethical teachings and sayings whose ideas and insights are accessible and enlightening to all learners, whether you have never before engaged in Jewish learning or have an extensive background.

Sign up to join a study group, learn with your family, or ask us to connect you with other learners. Read more about the learning and schedule. Contact Rabbi Jason Gitlin for more information.

Bialy Rock Music Class for Infants & Toddlers is Back!

Every Friday 10:00am to 10:45am, Kane Street Chapel, 2nd Floor
Children with a caregiver sing, dance and play instruments. Leader Ora Fruchter leads the songs accompanied by guitar and entertains children with her puppet named Ketchup. Songs are in English and Hebrew, and run the gamut from children’s standard American folk songs to Jewish holiday songs. Bialy Rock is a fun way to bond with your child or grandchild in a Jewish context and it is an excellent way to enrich your child’s musical development. Please sign up on-line at kanestreet.org/bialy-rock $25 per class for drop-ins. We have heavily discounted multi-class packs for members: 6 sessions for $70; 12 sessions for $130 for non-members: 6 sessions for $125; 12 sessions for $225
For more information, please contact Rabbi Valerie Lieber.

Register New Students Now for Hebrew School

Complete Registration here.
Have your children join a stimulating and welcoming atmosphere that makes Judaism come alive for students from all types of Jewish backgrounds. Our Hebrew School encourages open questioning and helps students and their families find their own personal meaning in our rich Jewish traditions. Many parents also find great comfort knowing that their children will maintain friendships with the same group of children over many years at Kane Street, even if they go to different schools during the day. Register now or contact Hebrew School Director Rabbi Valerie Lieber for more information or if you have questions.


Kane Street Kids: Apply for the 2019-20 school year

Our Kane Street Kids preschool is now accepting applications for enrollment for the 2019-20 school year. We embrace families from all backgrounds and cultivate a connection to Jewish traditions and values. Our classroom teachers are warm and nurturing, and provide an environment where children can grow and develop cognitively, socially, emotionally and physically. For more information or to tour the school, contact Preschool Director Rivka Seeman.


Passover with Kane Street

Get information on ways to prepare for and celebrate Pesach, including selling your chametz, service and ritual times, and holiday classes and programs. Read more

Kid-Friendly Welcome to Shabbat on March 1

Join us for an early kid-friendly Kabbalat Shabbat at 5:00pm in the sanctuary, followed by a light buffet dinner. Service to begin at 5:15pm, followed by light dinner until 7:00. If you are attending the chapel service at 6:30pm, stop by, say hello, and sample a tasty bite. Free: RSVP.

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