Celebrating Israel’s 70th Shabbat with Producer, Composer, Performing Artist Sam “Bodi” Bodenheimer! Carlebach Kabbalat Shabbat! Champagne Kiddush Reception, HOT Cholent Kiddush, Shabbat Shiurim!

Friday, April 20

6:45pm – Mincha & Carlebach Kabbalat Shabbat with the Rabbi Ariel, Bodi and the TAIS Team!israel 70 Bodi

6:55pm – Candle Lighting  

Our acclaimed Champagne Reception in the Shomron Gardens to follow

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/2025742137674065/

Shabbat, April 20 – Parshat Acharei Mot – Kedoshim

8:45am – Morning Services with Chazzan David Blum and Rabbi Ariel  Continue reading

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Young Professionals Shabbat Dinner in Honor of Israel’s 70th with JICNY and featuring Israeli songs with Sam “Bodi” Bodenheimer!

Celebrate Israel’s 70th with a TLV Shabbat Dinner for Young Professionals featuring Producer, Composer, Performing Artist Sam “Bodi” Bodenheimer!   bodi
Join us for a delicious & inspiring meal strictly for Young Professional ages 20-40 Internationals, Israelis, New Olim & Lone Soldiers. Enjoy meeting new people from all over the world!

DATE: Friday, April 20th, 2018  april tlv

TIME:  7:00pm Kabbalat Shabbat Evening Services and Champagne Kiddush Reception followed by Shabbat Dinner in the Shomron Gardens

To Register, send email to events@jicny.com and write “70 Years TLV Shabbat Dinner” in the subject line. We will then send you payment link after we have receive your contact information.
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From Sadness to Celebration – An Evening of Story & Song as we transition from Yom HaZikaron to Yom HaAtzmaut 

TAIS is pleased to present a unique program for Olim and Israelis in English that will close Yom HaZikaron and lift our spirits as we begin to celebrate Yom HaAtzmaut.   tais_flyer_png
Join TAIS in this emotional journey as we express our appreciation for those that laid down their lives for our freedom and celebrate the miracle of Israel.
Wednesday, April 18 – 7:00pm – 8:30pm 

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Shabbat with Rabbi Ariel, Chazzan David Blum and the Chief Chazzan of Luxembourg Michel Heymann! Special Guests – Members of European Parliment

We are pleased to welcome distinguished guests – Members of the European Parliament (MEP’s) to our shul this Shabbat in honor of Emmanuel Heymann’s Shabbat Chatan with Rabbi Ariel Konstantyn, Chief Chazzan of Luxembourg Michel Heymann and David Blum!

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Friday, April 13

6:50pm – Candle Lighting

7:00pm – Mincha & Carlebach Kabbalat Shabbat 

Our acclaimed Champagne Reception in the Shomron Gardens to follow generously sponsored by Itzhak Kameli & Alona Szeinwald dedicated to the refuah shleima of Devorah bat Yocheved!

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/360375747703248/

Shabbat, April 14 – Parshat Tazria – Metzora

8:45am – Morning Services 

Our HOT Catered Cholent Kiddush to follow generously sponsored by the Emmanuel Heymann and Anna Osipov in honor of Manu’s Shabbat Chatan and his upcoming wedding to Anna – Mazal Tov!!!

For a full schedule for Shabbat, click here

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Yom HaShoah Guest Lecturer – Escape to Nowhere – A Child Survivor’s Story

As Yom HaShoah approaches, come hear the moving story of child survivor – Alex Konstantyn, Rabbi Ariel’s father, as he shares his miraculous story of survival.
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Monday, April 9 – 8:00pm
Complimentary Admission.
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Rabbi Ariel on ILTV discussing the Chametz Law

Rabbi Ariel presents perspectives on the Chametz Law, national culture & identity and civil liberties on ILTV.  Chag Kasher v’Sameach!

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Torah Restoration Project – Blum Family Torah Dedication this Shabbat HaGadol!

Join us for a special Shabbat HaGadol celebration as we welcome our first newly restored and rededicated Sefer Torah as part of our Torah Restoration Project.  blum torah dedication
The Tel Aviv International Synagogue is proud to dedicate the Torah in honor of our dear Chazzan David Blum and Danielle Mazin and their families!
Shabbat HaGadol, 8 Nisan, 24 March
8:45am – Shacharit with Chazzan David Blum
10:00am – Torah Reading & Dedication with Rabbi Ariel Konstantyn
10:45am – Musaf with Chazzan Israel Nachman
A festive Cholent Kiddush to follow!
The Shabbat HaGadol Torah Dedication festivities are dedicated in honor of TAIS benefactor Joshua Bukowski’s birthday – mazal tov!
The Torah Restoration Project is restoring our historic Torah fleet and reintroducing them into service. If you’d like to participate in this project, please contact Rabbi Ariel at tlvrabbi@gmail.com
Shabbat HaGadol Shalom!
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Get Prepared for the Festival of Freedom with TAIS!

Passover is around the corner!  Take care of all your Pre-Pesach Preparation with TAIS!

1.  Important Halachic Times & Schedule of Services for First Day of Pesach 

Erev Pesach, Friday, March 30

8:00am – Morning Services & Siyum for Fast of the Firstborn

10:41am (Gra) – Lastest Time to Eat Chametz

11:43am (Gra) – Lastest Time to Burn Chametz

6:41pm – Candle Lighting

6:50pm – Mincha & Festive Kabbalat Shabbat & Holiday Services with Chazzan David Blum

First Day of Pesach, Shabbat, March 31

12:45am – Lastest Time to Eat Afikoman

8:45am – Morning Services followed by a light Kiddush

6:30pm – Mincha & Seudah Shlishit

7:37pm – Maariv & Havdalah

For the rest of the Schedule of Services over Pesach – Click HERE

2.  Sale of Chametz  

Rabbi Ariel is available for selling your chametz in the evenings.  DEADLINE: Thursday, March 29 – 3:00pm!!!  If you cannot make it in person, email Rabbi Ariel all the addresses that have Chametz to TLVRabbi@gmail.com until the deadline above.

3.  Shabbat HaGadol Drasha

Rabbi Ariel will deliver his Annual Shabbat HaGadol Drasha on Shabbat HaGadol on Shabbat afternoon, March 24 at 6:30pm.

4.  Pre-Pesach Seminars

Monday, March 19 – Insights into the Haggadah with Rabbi Dr. Rafael Shuchat – 8:00pm (English).  Join us for a class on the Haggadah of Pesach to enhance your Passover Seder and enrich your experience with Rabbi Dr. Rafi Shuchat!  hagaddah

Rabbi Rafi is a professor of Jewish Philosophy at Bar Ilan University and a senior educator at The Tel Aviv International Synagogue

Complimentary Admission.  Donations welcome!

RSVP:  https://www.facebook.com/events/2129367940615909/

Tuesday, March 20 –  Relationships and Mysticism – Kabbalistic Insights into the Biblical Love Story – Song of Songs with Kabbalist and Astrologer Amit Adler – 8:30pm (English)  shir hashirim

Winter has gone and spring is coming! Join Kabbalist and Astrologer Amit Adler for a discussion on spring, love and some of the deepest secrets of Kabbalah and our relationship with G-d and our partners in life.

The discussion will be based in a study of Song of Songs by King Solomon which is traditionally read on Passover.

Complimentary Admission.  Donati0ns welcome!

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/2133067976927648/

Wednesday, March 21 – Preparing Your Home for Pesach with Rabbi Stewart Weiss – 6:30pm (English)  LTdoeKnAc

A special session on the process of Kashering your Kitchen and preparing your home for Pesach and the Seder.

Rabbi Stewart Weiss is a Senior Educator and Founder of the Jewish Outreach Center in Ra’anana. He is a new and welcome addition to our Teaching Staff at TAIS!

Complimentary Admission.  Donati0ns welcome!

RSVP:  https://www.facebook.com/events/517887211941447/

Wednesday, March 26 –  Leaving the Shackles of Slavery – Then & Today with Rabbi Ariel Konstantyn – 8:00pm (English)

Join Rabbi Ariel on a journey exploring slavery and freedom from the Exodus to the present day. The discussion will serve to deepen your knowledge and enhance your Seder experience.  shackles

Rabbi Ariel Konstantyn is the Founding Rabbi of The Tel Aviv International Synagogue and Senior Torah Educator.

Complimentary Admission. Donations Welcome!

RSVP:  https://www.facebook.com/events/132404574141405/

 5.  Prepare for the Music of the Sedercantor israel nachman tordjman

Listen to our Chazzan Israel Nachman Tordjman sing the classics of the Seder in concert!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sDAVn8UdHpQ&feature=youtu.be

6.  Siyum Bechorim

Rabbi Ariel will conclude the Tractate Beitzah on Monday morning, March 30 following Shacharit at 8:00am.  All firstborn men in attendance will thereby be exempt from the Fast of the Firstborns.  A light breakfast will be served.

7.  Kitchen Kashering

We recommend the following website as a guide to Kashering your Kitchen for Pesach: http://www.crcweb.org/kosher_articles/Kashering_in_the_Kitchen.php

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Missed our AMAZING Purim? Catch it on the LIVE YNET Broadcast!

A packed house at The Tel Aviv International Synagogue filled with electric energy and joy! What a privilege to celebrate Purim with such an AMAZING community!!!  A special thanks to all the amazing volunteers!  Version 2


Watch the Megillah reading that was broadcast LIVE on YNet! Skip around to some of the Haman booing with explosive energy and the spontaneous singing of We are the Champions!
Purim Sameach!
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Rabbi Ariel Shares Insights on Purim & TAIS Purim Celebration featured in the Jerusalem Post

Enjoy a beautiful article in the Jerusalem Post by the talented reporter Juliane Helmhold that features the incredible celebration and electric energy at The Tel Aviv International Synagogue on Purim.

Rabbi Ariel Konstantyn was interviewed and shares insights on the festival of Purim and its spiritual connection to drinking and Yom Kippur.


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