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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
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CCFA Replaces AMOS…

  • Posted on October 26, 2016
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John David, President of La Crosse’s Compassionate Community Faith Alliance (CCFA) will speak on the topic “CSOA and Local Congregations of Other Faiths Play an Important Role in Community Social Action”  What does this change mean? How does this change affect CSOA? Mr. David will speak at (approximately) 11 a.m. this Shabbat, October 29, 2016, before Continue Reading »

Immigration Lecture/Discussion Series

  • Posted on October 14, 2016
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This is a 4 part study designed by the Wisconsin Council of Churches.  All are welcome to attend one or all sessions at First Congregational Church UCC, Losey Blvd. and Main St., La Crosse. October 16, 1:00 pm – Sojourn to the Promised Land October 23, 1:00 pm – Practicing Christian Hospitality October 30, 4:00 pm – New Immigrants Living an Old Story November Continue Reading »

Post Yom Kippur Break Fast 2016

Yom Kippur Break Fast – Prepayment appreciated – RSVP below… CSOA’s annual break fast will be held in the evening on Wednesday, October 12 after Yom Kippur services.  Please respond below by Friday, 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 »

Bimah Flower Contributions 2016…

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 Roberta Gelatt know that you wish to be part of this annual tradition.

Pre-Packer, Pre-Rosh Hashanah Community Brunch with speaker Elise Engber

RSVP  for Our Pre-Packer, Pre-Rosh Hashanah Community Brunch Elise Engber will speak about Israel from an Israeli’s Point of View When:                       Sunday, September 25, Where:                      Congregation Sons of Abraham Time:                         10 a.m – 11:45 a.m. Cost:               Continue Reading »

Volunteers needed Sunday, June 19th…

  • Posted on June 10, 2016
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CSOA helps deliver Mobile Meals in La Crosse one week each year.  Because of a cancellation due to illness, we have an opening for Sunday, June 19th.  If you can assist in this important community mitzvah, please sign up below.  If you have any questions, you can contact Richard Strauss.

Shavuot luncheon: Sunday, June 12

  On Sunday, June 12, the first day of Shavuot, the Jewish Women’s League (JWL) invites you to celebrate the giving of the Torah with services at 10:00 a.m. followed by a lox and bagel brunch. Please RSVP by signing up below no later than Thursday, June 9, 2016 Adults:                        $9 Children under 12:     Continue Reading »

“Religious Diversity in the Workplace” Lunch May 26

  • Posted on April 21, 2016
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The Greater La Crosse Area Diversity Council is holding a “Lunch & Learn” program on Thursday, May 26th, 11:30 to 1 p.m. on “Religious Diversity in the Workplace”.  Dr. Ahmed El-Afandi and Rabbi Simcha Prombaum will speak from Muslim and Jewish perspectives about how stereotypes can negatively impact religious minority employees, employee concerns about whether to disclose their Continue Reading »

Holocaust Remembrance/Educator Recognition May 1st, 11:00 a.m.

  • Posted on April 3, 2016
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During  Congregation Son’s of Abraham’s  annual Holocaust Remembrance service on Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 11 AM, Dr. Richard L. Kyte from Viterbo University will be honored as the 11th recipient of the Gregory P. Wegner Excellence in Holocaust Education recognition. The program is free and open to the public. Dr. Kyte (Rick to his Continue Reading »

Holocaust Survivor to speak at Viterbo April 7th

  • Posted on March 28, 2016
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Dear Friends, For the past 10 years, Viterbo University through the D.B. Reinhart Institute for Leadership in Ethics, directed by Dr. Rick Kyte, has been bringing Holocaust survivors to the area.  Far too soon the world will be left to rely on memoirs and videos to learn the lessons of the Holocaust.  On Thursday April Continue Reading »