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.
Parent Child Learning - February 27
Elementary School students, along with their parents, are invited to a special evening of learning with Rabbi Milevsky. Topping off the fun is making your own sundaes! February 27, 8 - 9 p.m.
Cholent Madness is back for its second year. We've found a way to celebrate THE quintessential Shabbat food and escape the winter doldrums!
8 competitors show off their cholent, tournament style, between January 16 and February 27, 2016.
Click here to read all about this year's competitors and their cholents.
Rabbi Milevsky's Shiurim - On-Line!
We're thrilled to announce that Rabbi Avidan Milevsky's talmud shiurim are now on-line! Click here to access them.
Post Arrest Resources
For post-arrest resources, including public statements made by the Kesher Board of Directors, click here.