News from KI: March 11, 2020 | 15 Adar 5780

Regular Daily Minyan Shacharit Monday - Friday: 7:00 am in the Chapel Sunday: 8:00 am in the Chapel Mincha/Ma'ariv Sunday - Thursday: 7:00 pm in the ChapelKabbalat Shabbat - Friday, March 13 Candle lighting: 6:31 pm Mincha/KI Community Kabbalat Shabbat (KICKS)/Ma'ariv: ***6:15 pm*** in the Chapel Shabbat - Saturday, March 14 Shacharit: 8:45 am in the Sanctuary Mincha: 6:16 pm in the Chapel, followed by Seudah Shleshit Ma’ariv: 7:16 pm in the Chapel, followed by Havdalah: 7:31 pm Youth services Nitzanim (ages 0-4): 10:45 am, in G-7 Mini Minyan (ages 5-7): 10:30 am, in G-11 Minyan Atid (ages 8-12): 10:30 am, in M-8 A Sensory Calming Room: 9:00 am in M-8 B Click here for more information, to join the Host Committee, purchase tickets or ads, and submit your ad information! As part of our ongoing efforts to make our campus community safer, more secure, and more welcoming, the 384 Campus Shomrim team will be operating on Shabbat morning, March 14.  Community members and guests can expect to be greeted outside the building by trained and equipped volunteers prior to entering our facility.  If you have any questions or are interested in joining the team, please contact Jonathan Slutzman. Upcoming KI Events Starting Tonight! Save the Date! March 20-21 April 3 Catered Shabbat Dinner Join us for a delicious Shabbat dinner on 3 April following KICKS services at 6:15pm! Dinner will begin around 7:45pm. It will be a catered meal (meat with vegetarian options). Please register by 12 noon on Tuesday, 31 March! The price for adults is $18, $12 per child (ages 5 and older). You may either pay online at https://congki.shulcloud.com/payment.php (with "KICKS 4/3 dinner" in the "Notes" section) or send a check made out to "Congregation Kehillath Israel" (with "KICKS 4/3 dinner" in the memo line) to 384 Harvard St., Brookline, MA, 02446. We look forward to sharing Shabbat with you! SIGN UP HERE! Advanced Talmud: Afterlife Views in Modern

March 12th, 2020|Categories: Weekly News|

News from KI: March 4, 2020 | 8 Adar 5780

Regular Daily Minyan Shacharit Monday - Friday: 7:00 am in the Chapel Sunday: 8:00 am in the Chapel Ma'ariv Sunday - Thursday: 7:00 pm in the Chapel Kabbalat Shabbat - Friday, March 6 Candle lighting: 5:23 pm Mincha/KI Community Kabbalat Shabbat (KICKS)/Ma'ariv: 5:15 pm in the Chapel Shabbat - Saturday, March 7 Shacharit: 8:45 am in the Sanctuary Mincha: 5:08 pm in the Chapel, followed by Seudah Shleshit Ma’ariv: 6:08 pm in the Chapel, followed by Havdalah: 6:23 pm Youth services Nitzanim (ages 0-4): 10:45 am, in G-7 Mini Minyan (ages 5-7): 10:30 am, in G-11 Minyan Atid (ages 8-12): 10:30 am, in M-8 A Sensory Calming Room: 9:00 am in M-8 B Erev Purim - Monday, March 9 Ma'ariv & Megillah Reading: 7:20 pm Purim - Tuesday, March 10 Shacharit & Megillah Reading: 7:00 am Click here for more information, to join the Host Committee, purchase tickets or ads, and submit your ad information! As part of our ongoing efforts to make our campus community safer, more secure, and more welcoming, the 384 Campus Shomrim team will be operating on Shabbat morning, March 7.  Community members and guests can expect to be greeted outside the building by trained and equipped volunteers prior to entering our facility.  If you have any questions or are interested in joining the team, please contact Jonathan Slutzman. Upcoming KI Events PLEASE CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Purim 2020: Teen Takeover! Our Purim celebration on Monday, March 9th will feature primarily teen leadership.  Would you like to be a greeter, a parade marshal, a tzedakah collector, or a gabbai? We are looking for about 11 teens to join us at 6:30 pm to take on roles that don't involve chanting! We would be thrilled if you got in touch with David Williams (dwilliams@healthbusinessgroup.com), Jessica (jessica.goldberg@hebrewcollege.edu), or Rabbi Hamilton. PARTNERING WITH YAD CHESSED ON PURIM On Purim Day, Yad Chessed partners with synagogues, minyanim, colleges, and day schools across New England

March 5th, 2020|Categories: Weekly News|

News from KI: February 26, 2020 | 1 Adar 5780

Regular Daily Minyan Shacharit Monday - Friday: 7:00 am in the Chapel Sunday: 8:00 am in the Chapel Ma'ariv Sunday - Thursday: 7:00 pm in the ChapelKabbalat Shabbat - Friday, February 28 Candle lighting: 5:15 pm Mincha: 5:20 pm KI Community Kabbalat Shabbat (KICKS) followed by Ma'ariv: 5:15 pm in the Chapel Shabbat - Saturday, February 29 Shacharit: 8:45 am in the Sanctuary Mincha: 5:00 pm in the Chapel, followed by Seudah Shleshit Ma’ariv: 6:00 pm in the Chapel, followed by Havdalah: 6:15 pm Youth services Nitzanim (ages 0-4): 10:45 am, in G-7 Mini Minyan (ages 5-7): 10:30 am, in G-11 Minyan Atid (ages 8-12): 10:30 am, in M-8 A Sensory Calming Room: 9:00 am in M-8 B Click here for more information, to join the Host Committee, purchase tickets or ads, and submit your ad information! We have a special guest this Shabbat, February 29th! Colonel Yaron Ben David will be joining us, speaking during services and afterwards at Kiddush. Colonel Yaron Ben David's last position in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) was the Commander of the Intelligence Center in Israel Defense Intelligence (IDI) Central Collection Unit, a center consisting of thousands of soldiers, officers, and civilians. Yaron was responsible for leading the intelligence collection and production process in the Unit. Additionally, Yaron supervised the Unit's intelligence response to its wide variety of customers and partners across all areas of interest. Yaron joined the IDI in 1997 and served in various core command and staff positions. Throughout his service, Yaron received the Israel Defense Prize, the Head of IDI's Award for Creative Thinking and the Head of IDI's Outstanding Officer's Award. Yaron holds an MBA, a BA Summa cum Laude in Middle Eastern History, and an LLB Magna cum Laude in Law from Tel Aviv University. He is currently a graduate student at the MC/MPA Program at Harvard Kennedy School as a

February 26th, 2020|Categories: Weekly News|

News from KI: February 19, 2020 | 24 Sh’vat 5780

February 19, 2020 |  24 Sh'vat 5780 Regular Daily Minyan Shacharit Monday - Friday: 7:00 am in the Chapel Sunday: 8:00 am in the Chapel Ma'ariv Sunday - Thursday: 7:00 pm in the Chapel Kabbalat Shabbat - Friday, February 21 Candle lighting: 5:06 pm Mincha: 5:11 pm KI Community Kabbalat Shabbat (KICKS) followed by Ma'ariv: 5:15 pm in the Chapel Shabbat - Saturday, February 22 Shacharit: 8:45 am in the Sanctuary Mincha: 4:51 pm in the Chapel, followed by Seudah Shleshit Ma’ariv: 5:51 pm in the Chapel, followed by Havdalah: 6:06 pm Youth services Nitzanim (ages 0-4): 10:45 am, in G-7 Mini Minyan (ages 5-7): 10:30 am, in G-11 Minyan Atid (ages 8-12): 10:30 am, in M-8 A Sensory Calming Room: 9:00 am in M-8 B As part of our ongoing efforts to make our campus community safer, more secure, and more welcoming, the 384 Campus Shomrim team will be operating on Shabbat morning, February 15.  Community members and guests can expect to be greeted outside the building by trained and equipped volunteers prior to entering our facility.  If you have any questions or are interested in joining the team, please contact Jonathan Slutzman. Office volunteers are wanted for an organizational project! The main office is in the process of reorganizing records and information in our archives. A series of index sized cards need to be properly sorted, alphabetized, and placed into boxes for storage. If you are interested in helping us, please call or email the office to let us know at 617-277-9155 or mainoffice@congki.org We look forward to hearing from you! Upcoming KI Events Saturday, February 22, 4:20 pm, in the Chapel Join Rabbi Hamilton this Shabbat as he resumes his tasteBook series in 2020! This week, the discussion will continue about Adam Kirsch's book, The People & The Books. PARTNERING WITH YAD CHESSED ON PURIM On Purim Day, Yad Chessed partners with synagogues, minyanim, colleges, and day schools across New England to collect and distribute matanot

February 19th, 2020|Categories: Weekly News|

News from KI: February 12, 2020 | 17 Sh’vat 5780

Regular Daily Minyan Shacharit Tuesday - Friday: 7:00 am in the Chapel Sunday: 8:00 am in the Chapel Ma'ariv Sunday - Thursday: 7:00 pm in the Chapel Monday, February 17, President's Day Shacharit: 8:00 am in the Chapel Kabbalat Shabbat - Friday, February 14 Candle lighting: 4:57 pm Mincha: 5:02 pm KI Community Kabbalat Shabbat (KICKS) followed by Ma'ariv: 5:15 pm in the Chapel Shabbat - Saturday, February 15 Shacharit: 8:45 am in the Sanctuary Mincha: 4:42 pm in the Chapel, followed by Seudah Shleshit Ma’ariv: 5:42 pm in the Chapel, followed by Havdalah: 5:57 pm Youth services Nitzanim (ages 0-4): 10:45 am, in G-7 Mini Minyan (ages 5-7): 10:30 am, in G-11 Minyan Atid (ages 8-12): 10:30 am, in M-8 A Sensory Calming Room: 9:00 am in M-8 B As part of our ongoing efforts to make our campus community safer, more secure, and more welcoming, the 384 Campus Shomrim team will be operating on Shabbat morning, February 15.  Community members and guests can expect to be greeted outside the building by trained and equipped volunteers prior to entering our facility.  If you have any questions or are interested in joining the team, please contact Jonathan Slutzman. Office volunteers are wanted for an organizational project! The main office is in the process of reorganizing records and information in our archives. A series of index sized cards need to be properly sorted, alphabetized, and placed into boxes for storage. If you are interested in helping us, please call or email the office to let us know at 617-277-9155 or mainoffice@congki.org We look forward to hearing from you! Upcoming KI Events Saturday, February 15, 4:15 pm, in the Chapel Join Rabbi Hamilton this Shabbat as he resumes his tasteBook series in 2020, for a introduction to and a discussion about The People & The Books by Adam Kirsch. PARTNERING WITH YAD CHESSED ON PURIM On Purim Day, Yad Chessed partners with synagogues, minyanim, colleges, and day schools across New

February 12th, 2020|Categories: Weekly News|

News from KI: February 5, 2020 |  10 Sh’vat 5780

Regular Daily Minyan Shacharit Monday - Friday: 7:00 am in the Chapel Sunday: 8:00 am in the Chapel Ma'ariv Sunday - Thursday: 7:00 pm in the ChapelKabbalat Shabbat - Friday, February 7 Candle lighting: 4:48 pm Mincha: 4:53 pm KI Community Kabbalat Shabbat (KICKS) followed by Ma'ariv: 5:15 pm in the Chapel Shabbat - Saturday, February 8 Shacharit: 8:45 am in the Sanctuary Mincha: 4:33 pm in the Chapel, followed by Seudah Shleshit Ma’ariv: 5:33 pm in the Chapel, followed by Havdalah: 5:48 pm Youth services Nitzanim (ages 0-4): 10:45 am, in G-7 Mini Minyan (ages 5-7): 10:30 am, in G-11 Minyan Atid (ages 8-12): 10:30 am, in M-8 A Sensory Calming Room: 9:00 am in M-8 B Kiddush this week is sponsored by James & Carol Ann Ditkoff in honor of their grandson Zachary Ditkoff becoming a Bar Mitzvah. Mazel tov, Zachary! As part of our ongoing efforts to make our campus community safer, more secure, and more welcoming, the 384 Campus Shomrim team will be operating on Shabbat morning, February 8.  Community members and guests can expect to be greeted outside the building by trained and equipped volunteers prior to entering our facility.  If you have any questions or are interested in joining the team, please contact Jonathan Slutzman. Office volunteers are wanted for an organizational project! The main office is in the process of reorganizing records and information in our archives. A series of index sized cards need to be properly sorted, alphabetized, and placed into boxes for storage. If you are interested in helping us, please call or email the office to let us know at 617-277-9155 or mainoffice@congki.org We look forward to hearing from you! Upcoming KI Events Saturday, February 8, 4:10 pm, in the Chapel Join Rabbi Hamilton this Shabbat as he resumes his tasteBook series in 2020, for a introduction to and a discussion about "Man Is Not Alone : A Philosophy of Religion" by Abraham Heschel. Calling All Teens!  Let's Get Purim

February 5th, 2020|Categories: Weekly News|

News from KI: January 29, 2020 | 3 Sh’vat 5780

January 29, 2020 |  3 Sh'vat 5780 Regular Daily Minyan Shacharit Monday - Friday: 7:00 am in the Chapel Sunday: 8:00 am in the Chapel Ma'ariv Sunday - Thursday: 7:00 pm in the Chapel Kabbalat Shabbat - Friday, January 31 Candle lighting: 4:39 pm Mincha: 4:44 pm KI Community Kabbalat Shabbat (KICKS) followed by Ma'ariv: 5:15 pm in the Chapel Shabbat - Saturday, February 1 Shacharit: 8:45 am in the Sanctuary Mincha: 4:24 pm in the Chapel, followed by Seudah Shleshit Ma’ariv: 5:24 pm in the Chapel, followed by Havdalah: 5:39 pm Youth services Nitzanim (ages 0-4): 10:45 am, in G-7 Mini Minyan (ages 5-7): 10:30 am, in G-11 Minyan Atid (ages 8-12): 10:30 am, in M-8 A Sensory Calming Room: 9:00 am in M-8 B THANK YOU to Maya Emerson for leading Mini-Minyan so wonderfully - we will miss you! WELCOME to Lauren Kanter, who is also the K/1 KIRS teacher, for taking over leadership of Mini-Minyan beginning this week! As part of our ongoing efforts to make our campus community safer, more secure, and more welcoming, the 384 Campus Shomrim team will be operating on Shabbat morning, February 1.  Community members and guests can expect to be greeted outside the building by trained and equipped volunteers prior to entering our facility.  If you have any questions or are interested in joining the team, please contact Jonathan Slutzman. Office volunteers are wanted for an organizational project! The main office is in the process of reorganizing records and information in our archives. A series of index sized cards need to be properly sorted, alphabetized, and placed into boxes for storage. If you are interested in helping us, please call or email the office to let us know at 617-277-9155 or mainoffice@congki.org We look forward to hearing from you! Upcoming KI Events Saturday, February 1, 3:50 pm, in the Chapel Join Rabbi Hamilton this Shabbat as he resumes his tasteBook series in 2020, for a introduction to and a discussion about

January 29th, 2020|Categories: Weekly News|

News from KI: January 22, 2020 |  25 Tevet 5780

January 22, 2020 |  25 Tevet 5780 Regular Daily Minyan Shacharit Monday - Friday: 7:00 am in the Chapel Sunday: 8:00 am in the Chapel ***Monday Jan 27 Shacharit begins at 6:45am due to Rosh Chodesh Sh'vat***  Ma'ariv Sunday - Thursday: 7:00 pm in the Chapel Kabbalat Shabbat - Friday, January 24 Candle lighting: 4:30 pm Mincha: 4:35 pm KI Community Kabbalat Shabbat (KICKS) followed by Ma'ariv: 5:15 pm in the Chapel Shabbat - Saturday, January 25 Shacharit: 8:45 am in the Sanctuary Mincha: 4:15 pm in the Chapel, followed by Seudah Shleshit Ma’ariv: 5:15 pm in the Chapel, followed by Havdalah: 5:30 pm Youth services Nitzanim (ages 0-4): 10:45 am, in G-7 Mini Minyan (ages 5-7): 10:30 am, in G-11 Minyan Atid (ages 8-12): 10:30 am, in M-8 A Sensory Calming Room: 9:00 am in M-8 B Kiddush is sponsored by Rachel Barenbaum & Adam Kleinbaum in honor of their son, Ezra being called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah. Mazal Tov! As part of our ongoing efforts to make our campus community safer, more secure, and more welcoming, the 384 Campus Shomrim team will be operating on Shabbat morning, January 25.  Community members and guests can expect to be greeted outside the building by trained and equipped volunteers prior to entering our facility.  If you have any questions or are interested in joining the team, please contact Jonathan Slutzman. Office volunteers are wanted for an organizational project! The main office is in the process of reorganizing records and information in our archives. A series of index sized cards need to be properly sorted, alphabetized, and placed into boxes for storage. If you are interested in helping us, please call or email the office to let us know at 617-277-9155 or mainoffice@congki.org We look forward to hearing from you! Upcoming KI Events ANNUAL APPEAL

January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Weekly News|

Weekly Enews January 8, 2020

January 8, 2020 |  11 Tevet 5780 Regular Daily Minyan Shacharit Monday - Friday: 7:00 am in the Chapel Sunday: 8:00 am in the Chapel Ma'ariv Sunday - Thursday: 7:00 pm in the Chapel Kabbalat Shabbat - Friday, January 10 Candle lighting: 4:13 pm Mincha: 4:18 pm KI Community Kabbalat Shabbat (KICKS) followed by Ma'ariv: 5:15 pm in the Chapel Shabbat - Saturday, January 11 Shacharit: 8:45 am in the Sanctuary Mincha: 3:58 pm in the Chapel, followed by Seudah Shleshit Ma’ariv: 4:58 pm in the Chapel, followed by Havdalah: 5:13 pm Youth services Nitzanim (ages 0-4): 10:45 am, in G-7 Mini Minyan (ages 5-7): 10:30 am, in G-11 Minyan Atid (ages 8-12): 10:30 am, in M-8 A Sensory Calming Room: 9:00 am in M-8 B As part of our ongoing efforts to make our campus community safer, more secure, and more welcoming, the 384 Campus Shomrim team will be operating on Shabbat morning, January 11.  Community members and guests can expect to be greeted outside the building by trained and equipped volunteers prior to entering our facility.  If you have any questions or are interested in joining the team, please contact Jonathan Slutzman. Office volunteers are wanted for an organizational project! The main office is in the process of reorganizing records and information in our archives. A series of index sized cards need to be properly sorted, alphabetized, and placed into boxes for storage. If you are interested in helping us, please call or email the office to let us know at 617-277-9155 or mainoffice@congki.org We look forward to hearing from you! Israel's Purpose and Ours Thank you to everyone who attended the tastebook discussion “Israel’s Purpose & Ours” about Daniel Gordis’ “We Stand Divided”. Video is available on KI’s Facebook page, as well as on our new YouTube Channel. We hope you enjoy the discussion and encourage you to read this exciting new book! We are very pleased to share with you that Rabbi William Hamilton and Rabbi David Starr will each be

January 1st, 2020|Categories: Weekly News|

Weekly eNews December 11, 2019

December 11, 2019 |  13 Kislev 5780 Regular Daily Minyan Shacharit Monday - Friday: 7:00 am in the Chapel Sunday: 8:00 am in the Chapel Ma'ariv Monday - Thursday: 7:00 pm in the Chapel Sunday: 7:00 pm at 100 Centre Street Kabbalat Shabbat - Friday, December 13 Candle lighting: 3:54 pm Mincha: 3:59 pm KI Community Kabbalat Shabbat (KICKS) followed by Ma'ariv: 5:15 pm in the Chapel Shabbat - Saturday, December 14 Shacharit: 8:45 am in the Sanctuary Mincha: 3:39 pm in the Chapel, followed by Seudah Shleshit Ma’ariv: 4:39 pm in the Chapel, followed by Havdalah: 4:54 pm Youth services Nitzanim (ages 0-4): 10:45 am, in G-7 Mini Minyan (ages 5-7): 10:30 am, in G-11 Minyan Atid (ages 8-12): 10:30 am, in M-8 A Sensory Calming Room: 9:00 am in M-8 B   Kiddush is sponsored by Georganne & Joe Flores and Lesley & Cliff Lee in honor of the naming of their granddaughter, Rose Miriam Weston & Kiddush is sponsored by Nina Gold & Benjamin Luxenberg in honor of the naming of their daughter Shira As part of our ongoing efforts to make our campus community safer, more secure, and more welcoming, the 384 Campus Shomrim team will be operating on Shabbat morning, December 14.  Community members and guests can expect to be greeted outside the building by trained and equipped volunteers prior to entering our facility.  If you have any questions or are interested in joining the team, please contact Jonathan Slutzman. There was a blue commemorative bag found in our Sanctuary this week.  If you are missing it, please contact the office with detailed information about the contents so that we may return it to the proper person. Please call 617-277-9155 or email. Please join Rabbi Hamilton for tasteBook this Shabbat at 3:30 pm in the Chapel, for an introduction to and discussion of "The

December 15th, 2019|Categories: Weekly News|