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

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Msgr. McGarty & Rabbi Prombaum Dialog, Oct. 21, Weber Center

  • Posted on October 3, 2013
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MSGR. BERNARD MCGARTY AND RABBI SIMCHA PROMBAUM TO SHARE INTERRELIGIOUS DIALOGUE ON FAITH AND REASON AT WEBER CENTER OCT. 21   LA CROSSE, Wis.— Msgr. Bernard McGarty and Rabbi Simcha Prombaum will be at the Weber Center later this month discussing death, atheism, euthanasia, science, money, poverty, the holocaust, the future of religion, and other Continue Reading »

2013 Corned Beef Deli Box Sale

  • Posted on September 26, 2013
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Dear Community Members: This year, the JWL’s Corned Beef Deli Box Sale is Friday, October 25th and we’re looking forward to selling 800 box lunches. Here’s how you can help make it a success! Here are links for the publicity flyer and order form that we’ll be using for the sale. Please print and distribute Continue Reading »

AMOS Celebration Sun., Nov. 3

  • Posted on September 25, 2013
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The AMOS Fall Celebration is Sunday November 3, 2013 at 6:30 pm at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church. Also, AMOS is selling ads for the yearbook so anyone who is interested should contact Maureen Freedland or Heidi Blanke.  Ads range between $50-$400, depending upon size. Also, for $10, a person or business can be recognized in the Continue Reading »

Post-Yom Kippur Break Fast…

Yom Kippur Break Fast – Prepayment appreciated – RSVP below… CSOA’s annual break fast will be held in the evening on Saturday, September 14 after Yom Kippur services.  As we do not collect any money at the end of Yom Kippur, we ask that you prepay $9.00 per person by check.  Your check should be Continue Reading »

Monday, Aug. 12: AMOS Garden Produce Demonstration

  • Posted on August 9, 2013
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A question was asked at CSOA’s Annual Town Hall Meeting in June:  “What to do with kohlrabi?”  Join us for some fun learning more about — and sampling — fresh garden produce from local farmer’s markets.  CSOA volunteers have again this year graciously joined with other congregations to “Share the Bounty” collecting fresh fruits and Continue Reading »

Celebrate Ann Brice’s Bat Mitzvah!

Dear CSOA friends, As you may have heard, I will be privileged, G-d willing, to stand before the congregation as a Bat Mitzvah. My Bat Mitzvah service will be held Shabbat morning, August 3.   If you are in town that day, I would love for you to join me for services and for the Kiddush luncheon immediately Continue Reading »

Monday: CSOA Dinner for Hazon Bikers

On Monday evening, July 22nd, CSOA is hosting a buffet dinner for the Hazon Crosse Country Environmental Bike Ride Participants. Time:      6 pm – 8 pm (with short program at 7:30 pm) Adults:    $9 Children under 12:      $5 If you have special dietary considerations, please contact Michelle Hockersmith at 507-493-5562 or Thank you. Please note:  Continue Reading »

Sign up for Share the Bounty…

The Food Insecurity Task Force is currently planning our FOURTH year of Share the Bounty. Last year, we were able to collect over 33,000 pounds of fresh produce for the Hunger Task Force distribution. With your help we hope to have a similarly successful year in 2013. We’ll need 2 or 3 volunteers from CSOA Continue Reading »

An invitation to the CSOA Community from Ann Brice & Bill Haviland

  • Posted on May 8, 2013
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Dear Friends, Hope you can stop by the WineGuyz between 7 and 9 pm on Wednesday May 29th to help us celebrate our 5th wedding anniversary. Please bring a non-perishable food item for WAFER. Ann Brice and Bill Haviland

Welcome Cantor Heather Batchelor to CSOA May 9 and 10.

RSVP below for our May 9 Shabbat Dinner with Cantor Heather Batchelor no later than Wednesday, May, 7. Adults:                  $9.00 Children               $5.00 Special Dietary considerations?  Please contact Susan Tarm. Cantor Heather Batchelor, a candidate for spiritual leader of our synagogue, will lead Shabbat services on Friday evening, May 9th at 6:15 p.m., and on Continue Reading »