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Sponsored by: In memory of Jacob and Beatrice Weiner

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

January and February: Cholent Cookoff!

January 31: Kesher Israel Book Club discusses Ministry of Special Cases by Nathan Englander

February 6 & 7: Scholar-in-Residence Shabbat with Rabbi Menachem Leibtag.   Reservations for the Shabbat Dinner are required

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.

Sun, 25 January 2015 5 Shevat 5775