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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 |


Contribute for 2019 High Holiday Bimah Flowers

Each year we purchase flowers to beautify the sanctuary during the High Holidays.  The cost is low, as we divide it among our large number of supporters.  Please sign below to let Jennifer Short know that you wish to be a part of this annual tradition.

Post Yom Kippur Break Fast 2019

Yom Kippur Break Fast – Prepayment appreciated – RSVP below… CSOA’s annual break fast will be held in the evening on Wednesday, October 9th, after Yom Kippur services.  Please respond below by Monday, October 7th.  As we do not collect any money at the end of Yom Kippur, we ask that you pre-pay by sending a Continue Reading »

Recognition Brunch for Simcha & Keren

The Jewish Community League (formerly the Jewish Women’s League) is pleased to announce the Recognition Brunch on Sunday, September 8 for our Rabbi Emeritus and his Rebbetzin! Bagels and lox will be served, along with coffee and other treats. Please bring your stories and share the joy with Simcha and Keren and our whole community. Continue Reading »

Shabbat Dinner & Music by Seth Hoffman

Friday, August 9th–Evening schedule:6:00 Shabbat dinner6:45 Kabbalat Shabbat service7:15 Seth Hoffman, Singer/Songwriter/Storyteller Wisconsin native Seth is a playful singer/songwriter for all ages. Currently living in Israel, he uses his guitar, strumstick, harmonica, voice, and loop pedal to tell musical stories. Seth’s songs are playful, positive, introspective, and sometimes interactive. They reflect many travels throughout the world. Continue Reading »

Help needed: Mobile Meals!

CSOA has been tasked to help deliver “meals on wheels” to shut-ins on Monday June 24 through Sunday June 30. (As the 29th is Shabbat, Mobile Meals of La Crosse will find another group to fill that day for us.) Mobile Meals of La Crosse prepares meals for elderly and disabled every day of the Continue Reading »

Shavuot Holiday Brunch

Sunday, June 9th following services at 10 AM.Sponsored  by new parents Jessica and Michael Schonberger, in honor of their son, Jacob Ezra Schonberger, born Thursday, May 30, 2019 (19.5 inches, 6 pounds, 11 ounces).  Come share their joy! RSVP below by Thursday, June 6th Please specify how many adults and children will be attending. Dietary Continue Reading »

Meet Brian Serle (May 3-4)…

As most of you know, Rabbi Prombaum is retiring on June 30. Brian Serle has applied for the job, initially on an interim basis. Brian is from the Minneapolis area and has conducted services at a number of different synagogues in the region, both Conservative and Reform. These include synagogues in St. Paul, Eau Claire, Continue Reading »

Yom Hashoah–Holocaust remembrance service and program: Wed., May 1, 7 PM

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Yom Hashoah 2019:  Remembering the victims.  Educating future generations.  Reflecting on Holocaust History from America’s Heartland. Click here for link to event flyer. Education Funders Maureen and Robert Freedland will Receive This Year’s Holocaust Educator Recognition. Please join us at Congregation Sons of Abraham’s annual Holocaust Remembrance service on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 7 Continue Reading »

NEW DATE/TIME: Linda Levinson’s Reception & Exhibit, 5 pm Thurs. Feb. 7

  • Posted on January 27, 2019
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Who:  Linda Levinson What: “Incidents of Light”When: Opening reception from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7. Exhibit runs through Feb. 13. Regular gallery hours are noon-8 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, noon-5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and during events in Toland Theatre.Where: University Art Gallery, 333 16th St. N., La Crosse     Admission: All events are free. CSOA member, Prof. Continue Reading »

At the Library: Organizational Meetings For New Racial Justice Initiative

  • Posted on January 21, 2019
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WAKING UP WHITE |  You are cordially invited to become part of The 2020 Waking Up White Regional Community Learning Collaborative. This collaborative will host groups reads and discussions of the book Waking Up White by Debby Irving and will culminate in a regional symposium in 2020. Three organizational meetings will be held January 31, February 5, and February Continue Reading »