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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 |


Thanks to the Flower People

and to Roberta Gelatt, who arranged for the lovely Bemah flowers . . . Altmans, Blankes, Ann Brice and Bill Haviland,  Bonnie Brown, ViAnn Cabezal, Cagins, Eglashs, Freedlands, Gelatts, Hartmans, Hockersmiths, Cheryl Keeffe, Lawrences, Lewis’s, Sheryl Miller, Neumans, Prombaums, Reich family, Susan Tarm and Wayne Bottner, Stacy Shapiro and Dan Baumgardt, Shorts, Strauss’s, Vandervennets and Continue Reading »

Mobile Meals Again Needs Your Help…

Congregation Sons of Abraham is responsible for Mobile Meals August 24-29, 2014.  This mitzvah starts at 11:00 am with food pick-up and takes about an hour, depending on the route.  The process is simple: pick up coolers of food from a designated site, deliver them to recipients via a stated route (with map), and return Continue Reading »

Will you help “Share the Bounty” on September 21?

SHARE THE BOUNTY workers needed for September 21 — the July slots are filled The Food Insecurity Task Force is currently planning our Fifth year of Share the Bounty.    Farm produce is distributed through the Hunger Task Force.  Last year over 30,000 lbs was collected. We’ll need 2 or 3 volunteers from CSOA on designated Continue Reading »

Family Shabbat/Teacher-Student Recognition Kiddush Luncheon

Come pray and stay for a celebratory meal to honor of the successful conclusion of another school year and the holiday of Shavuot. Date:           This coming Saturday, May 31, 2014 When:         Following Shabbat morning services Cost:           $8.00 Adults; $5.00 Children Please RSVP below no later than Thursday, May 29. Special Dietary concerns? Call or Continue Reading »

Bar Mitzvah of Sawyer Baumgardt June 14

Dear Congregation Members, My parents, Dan and Stacy, and I invite you to celebrate with us when I am called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah. The date is Saturday, June 14th, 2014, at 9:30am at Congregation Sons of Abraham in La Crosse. A luncheon will immediately follow the service at the Synagogue.  Please Continue Reading »

Interfaith Holocaust Remembrance service at Newman Center, Thursday, May 1 at 7 pm

  • Posted on April 18, 2014
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May No Stone Be Forgotten: An Interfaith Holocaust Commemoration Roncalli Newman Catholic Parish and Congregation Sons of Abraham invite you to a night of prayer and remembrance, Thursday, May 1 at 7 p.m. at the Newman Center, 1732 State Street. In addition to reflections by Fr. James Kurzynski and Rabbi Simcha Prombaum, this program will Continue Reading »

CSOA’s Annual Holocaust remembrance service, Sunday, April 27 at 11 am

  • Posted on April 18, 2014
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Artistic and Literary Expression is the Focus of this Year’s Holocaust Remembrance at CSOA. Please join us for a program of music, poetry and reflection from 11 am to noon.  This program is free and open to the public. The cast and crew of Appleseed Community Theatre’s January 2014 multimedia production And Then They Came Continue Reading »

Welcome Cantor Neil Schwartz to CSOA April 11-13.

The Rabbinical Search Committee has chosen a candidate to visit our synagogue and conduct Shabbat services.  Cantor Neil Schwartz will visit on Friday,  April 11th, Saturday, April 12th, and Sunday April 13.  He will conduct a Friday night service, join us for Shabbat dinner, lead the Saturday morning service and the model Seder on Sunday morning.  Continue Reading »

March 22: Kiddush to honor Robin and Alan

Our Kiddush luncheon on Saturday, March 22nd, following services, will  honor Robin and Alan Krumholz for their many contributions to the CSOA community over the years, and to wish them good health, blessings and happiness in North Carolina.  Please RSVP (below) no later than Wednesday, March 19.  Questions should be directed to Keren, at  

Anne Frank Multimedia Play Jan. 24-26 at La Crescent High School

  • Posted on January 9, 2014
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“‘And Then They Came for Me’ will teach viewers far more than can be learned from reading facts and figures in a history book.”   Darryle Clott, Holocaust Educator, Production Director What:              And Then They Came for Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank When:             Jan. 24th and 25th at 7:30 p.m. and Jan. 26th Continue Reading »