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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 |


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

  • Posted on April 7, 2019
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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 »

Hanukkah Deli Dinner:  Sunday, Dec. 9, 5 pm

  • Posted on November 28, 2018

On Hanukkah’s eighth night, Our menorahs we will light, Together as one family at CSOA! PLEASE RSVP BELOW Hanukkah Deli Dinner  Sunday, December 9 at 5 pm PLEASE RSVP BELOW Adults:  $10 Kids  (under 12):  $5 Your RSVP by  THURS. DECEMBER 6  is greatly appreciated Please include number of adults and childreen DIETARY CONCERNS? EMAIL Continue Reading »

Kiddush Luncheon on Sat. Nov. 17

Kiddush Luncheon on Sat. Nov. 17 — RSVP here  Date:           This coming Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 When:         Following Shabbat morning services Cost: Adults                    $8.00 Children                    $5.00 College students          Free Please RSVP below no later than Thursday, Nov. 15.  In your RSVP please indicate the number of adults and children. Special Dietary concerns?  Email Keren Prombaum at The JWL Continue Reading »

Sukkot Community Service & Dinner, Sun., Sept. 23

Sukkot Community Service and Dinner, Sunday, September 23 Services          6:00 pm Dinner             6:30 pm           RSVP below by Thursday, September 20 Adults:             $12.00 Children:          $5.00 College Students attend as guests of the synagogue. Dietary concerns. Please call Keren Prombaum at 784-7648.

Join Us for Tashlich Service…

  • Posted on September 5, 2018
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Happy New Year!  Let’s Celebrate Together! Anyone is invited to join us for our Tashlich service down at the river on Monday, September 10, 2018, 11:00am.  We meet at the synagogue (1820 Main Street).  Please bring old bread, an umbrella/rain jacket if necessary and, just in case, rainboots for puddle-jumping!  Hosted by Families with Young Children Continue Reading »

“RG Friends” High Holiday Flowers for the Bimah… Your donations make them possible.

  • Posted on August 31, 2018

It is our honor and privilege to continue Roberta Gelatt’s tradition of soliciting contributions for High Holiday flowers. We thank our “veterans” who donate faithfully year after year, and welcome new member contributions for the floral arrangements which grace our Bimah on Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur. Please sign up below. All contributions are welcome Continue Reading »