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Kol Colchester Parshat Ki Tavo, September 5 2017

Dear Friends, This past Friday our dear friend and our past Cantor for the High Holidays, Greg Shafritz passed away suddenly from an accident in Tel Aviv. We will honor his memory on the High Holidays. Upcoming Friday Night Shabbat Service 7:30 P.M. followed by Rosh Hashanah

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Kol Colchester Parshat Ki Teitze, August 30, 2017

Upcoming Please join us Friday night for a special Labor Day weekend Make Your Own Ice Cream Sundae following Services at 7:30 P.M. If the conditions are right we will have Kabbalat Shabbat outdoors.  Friday Night Shabbat Service 7:30 P.M. Saturday morning Shabbat Service 9 A.M. Tuesday-Talmud

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Kol Colchester Parshat Shoftim August 23 2017

Dear Friends, Please join us this Friday, August 25th at 7:30 P.M. as Faye Ringel, Professor Emrita of Humanities at the Coast Guard Academy and member of the Eastern Connecticut Klezmer band the Klezmenschen joins us for our Service and following the Service she will talk to

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interfaith service for healing and love

Dear Friends, Due to the disturbing events in Charlottesville I am opening up tomorrow night’s Service to the community as a Service for healing and love. The ministers from the Federated Church and Reverend Ron Thompson from the Westchester Congregational Church will join me and take part

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Kol Colchester, Parshat Re’ch,

Dear Friends, Please hold the date, Friday, August 25th for our first speaker of the year after our  Shabbat Services at 7:30 P.M. , Professor Faye Ringel, Professor Emerita of Humanities at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy will speak to us on the topic of Jewish  Superstitions

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Kol Colchester Parshat Ekev, August 10 2017

Upcoming Friday Night Shabbat Service 7:30 P.M. Saturday morning Shabbat Service 9 A.M. Talmud-Tuesday-6:30 P.M. Please send in your Hebrew School registration forms if you haven’t done so. We need help with our Shabbat minyans in these summer months.. We have a yahrzeit Saturday morning, if you

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Kol Colchester, Parshat Vaetchanan August 4 2017

Upcoming Friday Night Service 7:30 P.M. Shabbat morning Saturday Service 9 A.M. Tuesday-Talmud Class 6:30 P.M. Blood Drive-Wednesday August 9th from 1-6 P.M. in memory of Henny Simon Please help support our minyanim,  it is tough  during these summer months. The prophet Isaiah refers to the Jewish

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Kol Colchester Parshat Devarim, July 28 2017

Upcoming Friday Night Shabbat Service at 7:30 P.M. Saturday morning Shabbat Service 9 A.M. Tuesday-Talmud class 6:30 P.M. It is also the start of The Ninth of Av known as Tisha B’av marking the anniversary of the destruction of both our Temples. We will read from the

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Kol Colchester, Parshas Balak, June 14, 2017

Upcoming Friday Night Service tonight 7:30 P.M. Shabbat morning Service-9 A.M. Tuesday-Talmud class 6:30 P.M. Please help support our minyans. The name of the slain Israelite man who was slain with the Midianite woman was Zimri son of Salu, leader of a father’s house Simeonites. (Num. 25:14)

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Kol Colchester, Parshat Balak, July 6 2017

Please join us for our Friday Night Service at 7:30 P.M. On Shabbat morning Mr. H. Marty Hirschkowitz will chant his Bar Mitzvah Haftorah beginning at 9 A.M. Please join in wishing Marty a Mazal tov and stay for the kiddush following Services. Tuesday-Talmud 6:30 P.M. Shabbat

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