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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 |


Birthday party Oct. 14th…

  • Posted on September 7, 2015
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You are invited to Bill Haviland’s 65th Birthday Celebration – it’s not a surprise! Where:          JavaVino When:           Wednesday October 14th Time:              6 to 8 PM Your presence is the best present.  If you’d like to bring something, please bring a non-perishable food item for WAFER. RSVP to Ann Brice at by Wednesday 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 Wednesday, September 23rd after Yom Kippur services.  Please respond below by Friday, September 18th.  As we do not collect any money at the end of Yom Kippur, we ask that you pre-pay by sending a check Continue Reading »

FINAL CLEARANCE this Sunday – JWL Gift Shop!

  • Posted on August 31, 2015
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We are closing out our JWL Gift Shop.  Come and partake of the bargains:  no reasonable offer refused!  (What doesn’t sell will be donated to a Jewish organization.) Please drop by this Sunday, September 6, between 10 a.m. and noon.  (If this time is inconvenient, just call Jill (784-8204) or Jennifer (787-1782) to make an Continue Reading »

Won’t you help “Share the Bounty”?

“Share the Bounty” volunteers needed! The Food Insecurity Task Force of AMOS is currently planning our sixth year of Share the Bounty.  Farm produce is distributed through the Hunger Task Force.  Each year over 30,000 lbs are collected.  Also, free demonstrations using fresh garden produce are presented by local cooking enthusiasts and gardeners, and an appreciation dinner for the farmers is Continue Reading »

Special Kiddish this Saturday, May 23

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 Shabbat, Saturday, May 23, 2015 When:         Following Shabbat morning services Cost:           $8.00 Adults $5.00 Children Please RSVP below no later than Thursday, May 21 PLEASE NOTE ANY DIETARY Continue Reading »

Your Help Needed for Mobile Meals Delivery

Congregation Sons of Abraham will deliver Mobile Meals June 21-26.  Please check your calendar and reserve a date during that week for this mitzvah. Mobile Meals takes about an hour (rarely more than 90 minutes).  Working in pairs speeds things up, so grab a partner.  The process is simple (see video) and perfect for involving Continue Reading »

CSOA Co-Sponsors Holocaust Remembrance Service at Newman Center, Wednesday, April 15 at 7 PM

  • Posted on April 7, 2015
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“The Children We remember:” A Community Holocaust Remembrance Service Will be Held at the Roncalli Newman Center on Wednesday, April 15 at 7 PM Last year’s community-wide Holocaust remembrance service co-sponsored by CSOA and the Roncalli Newman Catholic Parish was a moving experience for all who attended. This year’s program, “The Children We Remember:” A Continue Reading »

CSOA Holocaust Remembrance Service, Sunday April 12 at 11AM

  • Posted on April 7, 2015
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Timothy J. Scott to receive Wegner recognition for excellence in Holocaust Education during Remembrance Service at CSOA on Sunday April 12 at 11 AM Attorney and Holocaust Educator Tim Scott brings his program, “The Holocaust – Its Relevance Today” to 50 -60 schools, churches, civic groups, and professional conventions throughout Wisconsin and Minnesota every year. Continue Reading »

Cantor Richard Bessman visit: RSVP for Dinner 3/27

Cantor Richard Bessman will join us for Friday evening Shabbat services and a DAIRY pot luck dinner on March 27th (services at 6:15 pm, dinner following at Carol and Roger Ziff’s house).  Please RSVP below so we can plan to accommodate everybody.  Be sure to let us know what you will be bringing.  Please note Continue Reading »

AMOS “Let’s Talk” Session: Monday, March 16, 6:30 pm

  • Posted on March 10, 2015
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You are invited to “Let’s Talk,” an evening of important and exciting small group conversation on Monday, March 16, 2015 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at English Lutheran Church, 1509 King Street, La Crosse.  This community conversation is sponsored by AMOS, a social action organization, supported by CSOA. Click this link for details.