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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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Dee Peacock Recognized!

  • Posted on May 20, 2014
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Dee Peacock was awarded the League of Women Voters-La Crosse Chapter recognition at its annual meeting May 19th for her outstanding contributions to the League.  This includes membership of over 50 years and service as Treasurer for 30 years.  The League of Women Voters is a citizens’ organization that has fought since 1920 to improve Continue Reading »

Milwaukee JCC Seeks Jewish Teen Athletes for the 2014-15 Maccabi Games

  • Posted on January 8, 2014
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Help the Milwaukee JCC Reach Out to 13-16 Year-Old Wisconsin Jewish Athletes who would like to compete in the 2014 and 2015 Maccabi Games. The Milwaukee JCC is hosting the 2015 youth (13-16 year old) Maccabi games in Milwaukee!  As part of this international Jewish athletic competition, the Milwaukee JCC is seeking Jewish athletes from Continue Reading »

Visit the JWL Gift Shop!

  • Posted on November 1, 2013
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Please call Ann Brice at 608-780-5026 to arrange for a special shopping time and for all your custom Judaica orders.  You can also reach her at  

Letter to CSOA Religious School Parents

  • Posted on September 25, 2013
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Follow the link to see the letter:  5774 CSOA EDUCATION COMMITTEE LETTER TO PARENTS

Thanks to the Flower People!

  • Posted on September 24, 2013
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The following people contributed towards flowers for the high holidays this year:  Altmans, Blankes, Ann Brice and Bill Haviland, ViAnn Cabezal, Cagins, Eglashs, Freedlands, Gelatts, Hartmans, Hockersmiths, Cheryl Keeffe, Krumholz’s, Lawrences, Lewis’s, Sheryl Miller, Neumans, Prombaums, Susan Tarm and Wayne Bottner, Stacy Shapiro and Dan Baumgardt, Shorts, Strauss’s, Vandervennets and Wedro-Shannons.

Meet the new CSOA Board!

  • Posted on August 30, 2013
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We welcome the following new members to our Board of Directors: Ann Brice Ed Neuman Roger Ziff We thank the following for their service: Irv Balto Richard Strauss Susan Tarm (although she’s back as JWL representative) For a listing of all Board members and officers/committee heads, see the Boad of Directors page.

Maureen Represents CSOA in Madison, 3/14/13

  • Posted on March 18, 2013
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CSOA’s AMOS Representative, Maureen Freedland, attended the “People of Faith United for Justice” event in Madison.  Click here for details and photo.

Extra Effort: Central’s (and CSOA’s) Meredith Wohl

  • Posted on January 14, 2013
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  January 06, 2013 12:05 am • By MATT HOFFMAN |  Reprinted with permission. Meredith Wohl carries a beat-up Star Trek lunch box around with her at Central High School — the 1960s William Shatner version. Reflecting on a decades-old television show depicting the future seems appropriate for Meredith. She, too, has a complicated Continue Reading »

Blockbuster Movie News!

  • Posted on September 4, 2012
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Yes, friends, you saw it here FIRST.  What, you ask?  Why, it’s Jimmy Gillman’s newly-launched website, Jewish Film Guide, which will serve as a comprehensive and authoritative resource on Jewish films for experts and movie lovers of all stripes.

High Holiday Donations

  • Posted on September 2, 2012
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Donations to CSOA funds are welcome any time of the year, but it’s been a tradition for some members to make contributions during the high holidays, and at this time of year with the holidays approaching, there are many ways to contribute to CSOA: You can send a check or use Bill Pay to make a Continue Reading »