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Kesher Israel

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.

Upcoming Events

Rabbinic Research Team

Our Rabbinic Research Team has formed and is working diligently. Click here for more information on the team and activities that are ongoing. Click here to read about the focus groups that will start on May 3rd and how to participate in them. 

Remember, participating in the research/search is for members-only. If you are interested in becoming a member of Kesher Israel, complete a membership application today!

Yom HaZikaron Commemoration & Yom Ha'Atzmaut Celebration

Wednesday, April 22 at 7:40pm. Join Kesher Israel for our annual Yom HaZikaron Commemoration, Tefilla Chagigit and Yom Ha'Atzmaut buffet dinner. FREE but Registration Requested.

Book Club 

May 30 - Daniel Deronda by George Eliot​

Post Arrest Resources

For post-arrest resources, including public statements made by the Kesher Board of Directors, click here.

Sun, 26 April 2015 7 Iyyar 5775