Welcome to Kesher Israel
Kesher Israel, a modern Orthodox synagogue, is located in downtown Washington, DC, 14 blocks from the White House, and within 2 miles of the Capitol. Kesher is the only Orthodox synagogue in downtown DC.
Are You New or Visiting DC?
If you've recently moved to DC, the Welcoming Committee would like to get to know you. Fill out this form so we can formally welcome you to the community with shabbat meals and additional information about the neighborhood.
If you are just visiting, you can get information about DC's Jewish resources and hospitality here.
Statement from the Board of Directors
Click here for a statement from the Kesher Israel Board of Directors.
* * * Updated Information * * *
In the aftermath of the October 14 arrest of Rabbi Dr. Barry Freundel, we have established a special section on our website that will contain community resources, the latest information, and any public statements by Kesher's Board of Directors.
The page will be updated regularly as additional information becomes available.