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.
Shabbat Visiting Scholar Program
March 27 & 28 - Visiting Scholar Dr. David Pelcovitz
Scholar in Residence
April 17 & 18 - Scholar-in-Residence, Gershon Baskin speaking Shabbat afternoon
April 11 - American Jews and An American Game: Voices of a Growing Legacy in Baseball by Larry Ruttman
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.