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.
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. Remember, this portal is for members-only. If you are interested in becoming a member of Kesher Israel, complete a membership application today!
Scholar in Residence
April 17 & 18 - Scholar-in-Residence, Gershon Baskin speaking Shabbat afternoon
Post Israel Election Discussion with Jeff Jacoby
Sunday, April 19 at 9:30 a.m. Join Israel Bonds Washington at Kesher Israel for a Unity for Israel Brunch Reception with guest speaker, Jeff Jacoby. Mr. Jacoby is an Op-Ed Columnist for the Boston Globe, and will be discussing the results of Israel's recent election. Registration requested.
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.
May 30 - Daniel Deronda by George Eliot
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.
Post Arrest Resources
For post-arrest resources, including public statements made by the Kesher Board of Directors, click here.