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Congregation Sons of Abraham

The heart of Jewish life in the La Crosse area for over 100 years

1820 Main Street, La Crosse, WI 54601
(608) 784-2708 |csoarabbi@gmail.com

Events

CANCELLED: Klezmer Concert on Sunday, April 15th

  • Posted on April 13, 2018
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Maritza Klezmer Band and Clara Byom will perform in our social hall on Sunday, April 15th, at 10:00 a.m. to noon.  Admission is $5.00 and all are invited.  For further information, contact Michelle Hockersmith.

Holocaust Remembrance Service, Sun. April 8

  • Posted on April 8, 2018
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Busya Lugovier plays a 1762 Gvarani violin at the Isaac Fernandez Blanco Museum of Spanish–American Art in Buenos Aires, Argentina.   Every year, La Crosse’s synagogue, Congregation Sons of Abraham (CSOA), holds its annual Holocaust Remembrance service at the beginning of the Holocaust Week of Remembrance established by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Continue Reading »

“The White Crow” will be performed Saturday, April 7, at 7:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

  • Posted on April 2, 2018
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The Alternative Truth Project’s reading of “The White Crow (Eichmann in Jerusalem)” by Donald Freed, will be performed on Saturday, April 7, at 7:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 401 West Ave. S., in La Crosse. The reading is free of charge and open to the public. Following the horrors of Hitler’s Germany, Nazi Hunters went Continue Reading »

Addiction Lecture: March 20th

  • Posted on March 11, 2018
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Hmong Community Days: March 19-20

  • Posted on March 11, 2018
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Rabbi Prombaum offers sessions on the Jewish Sabbath at ELC, Feb. 25, Mar. 4

  • Posted on February 22, 2018
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 Pastor Mark Solyst invited Rabbi Prombaum to lead two 45-minute learning sessions on the Jewish Sabbath between services at English Lutheran Church (ELC), on Sunday, February 25 and Sunday, March 4. The sessions begin at 9:45 am. Sabbath is the focus of ELC’s programming for the Lenten season which began on Ash Wednesday (February 14) Continue Reading »

Hanukkah Dinner: “LIGHT, LAUGHTER & LATKES”

Let’s get together and light-up the night with our Menorahs, eat latkes, and spin dreidels to win Hanukkah gelt at 5 p.m. on Sunday, December 17th!  Bring your Menorahs and your funny bone; everything else is covered!  Adults: $10.00, children: $5.00. Hosted by CSOA Families with Young Children.  If you have any questions, call Michelle Hockersmith Continue Reading »

Charlotte Koch Hebrew naming, December 9

Dear Friends, Please join us on December 9 for services as our daughter, Charlotte Pearl Koch, receives her Hebrew name, and for the Kiddush luncheon which follows.  Please RSVP below for the Kiddush by Thursday, December 7, indicating the number of adults and children attending, and if there are any dietary restrictions. Thank you. We look Continue Reading »

Mixing In Too Much Jewish: American Klezmorim in NYC from 1950-1970

Musicologist Clara Byom surveys the history of late 20th century Klezmer music in America and performs examples on her clarinet. Clara Byom is a multi-instrumentalist, musicologist, and educator based in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  ​Clara performs many genres of music including klezmer, contra dance, Scottish, and contemporary classical music on clarinet, bass clarinet, piano, and accordion.  Continue Reading »

Fran Kaplan: A Passion for the Pursuit of Social Justice

Milwaukee-based social activist Dr. Fran Kaplan will explore the historical and current state of relations between the African American and Jewish communities through the lens of her personal story and life’s work. Dr. Kaplan’s fifty-year career has been spent working against poverty and for social justice and peace locally, nationally, and internationally. She holds a Continue Reading »

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