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Kol Colchester, Parshat Vayishlach, November 29, 2017

Dear friends, What a gorgeous day today, enjoy!! Upcoming Friday-Shabbat Service 7:30 P.M. Saturday-Shabbat Service 9 A.M. followed by B’nai Mitzvah class. Please help support our Shabbat minyans. Kol Colchester  Parshat Vayishlach tells of Jacob wrestling with an angel, and Jacob asks the angel an unusual question:

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Kol Colchester, Parshat Vayetze, November 23, 2017

Dear Friends, I wish you and your families a wonderful Thanksgiving. I am grateful and feel blessed to be your rabbi for the past 22 years. On Friday our Shabbat Service is at 7:30 P.M. and on Saturday our Shabbat morning Service is at 9 A.M. We

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Kol Colchester, Parchat Toldot, 11-15-17

Monday-Interfaith Thanksgiving Service-7 P.M.-Please join us as we have St. Andrew’s choir under the direction of Coleen Puscas, St. Andrew’s Bell Choir,Thanksgiving message by Rabbi Alter, Rev. Thompson and Rev. Lorincz and collection of canned goods for Colchester Food bank and monetary donations for Colchester Fuel Bank.

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Kol Colchester, Parshat Chaye Sarah, 11-7-17

Kol Colchester Parshat Chaye Sarah  At the beginning of Parshat Chayei Sarah, we find Abraham in an extremely difficult situation. He has just gone through the enormous stress of binding his son Isaac on the altar, followed by the emotional release of God’s instruction not to go through with

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Kol Colchester, Parshat Vayeira, November 3 2017

Parshat Vayeira  You are traveling in the desert with two friends. It’s a boiling hot day. You see some tents in the distance, seemingly a Bedouin camp. Suddenly, running crazily towards you, a 99-year-old man appears. He dives at your feet, face in the sand, and implores,

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Kol Colchester, The week ahead

  Dear Friends, We have lots happening at the shul in the next month, please join us. Friday-Shabbat Service 7:30 P.M. Saturday-Shabbat morning-Bar Mitzvah of Ben Fields 9 A.M. Sunday-Hebrew School regular hours Tuesday-There is no Hebrew School or Talmud class. Thursday-Hebrew School 4:30 P.M. Sunday, November

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Kol Colchester, October 16 2017, Parshat Noach

When God brought the flood onto the Earth, Noah and his family were the only human inhabitants whom God had spared. After being at sea for several months, Noah needed to know whether or not the flood had ended and if he would be able to return

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Kol Colchester, Yom Kippur Weekend, 9-28-17

Friday Night Kol Nidre 6:15 P.M. Saturday morning Yom Kippur Service begins 8:30 A.M. Saturday afternoon Mincha 4:45 P.M. followed by Neilah and a delicious break the fast meal Sunday-Hebrew school Regular hours 9-10:30 and 10:30-12   If anyone was bent on convincing us that Torah was

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Kol Colchester Parshat Haazinu, Sept 19, 2017

Rosh Hashanah and Shabbat Schedule of Services Wednesday Eve of Rosh Hashanah 7 P.M. Please come to make a minyan and greet our High Holiday Cantor Lori Weber Thursday-1st day Rosh Hashanah Service begins at 8:30 A.M. Thursday-Tashlich at the home of Arthur and Gigi Liverant 43

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Kol Colchester Parshat Nitzavim-Vayelech Sept 14 2017

Please note that our Friday Night Service will be at the home of Arlene Snyder at 45 Fairway Drive, Colchetster, right off route 85 going towards Hebron. at 7:30 P.M. Kiddush will follow Services Upcoming Friday -Shabbat Service at the home of Arlene Snyder 7:30 P.M. 45

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