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From Sadness to Celebration – An Evening of Story & Song as we transition from Yom HaZikaron to Yom HaAtzmaut
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
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!
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!
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
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.
Rabbi Ariel presents perspectives on the Chametz Law, national culture & identity and civil liberties on ILTV. Chag Kasher v’Sameach!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Shabbat HaGadol Shalom!
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!
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!
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!
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!
Wednesday, March 26 – Leaving the Shackles of Slavery – Then & Today with Rabbi Ariel Konstantyn – 8:00pm (English)
Rabbi Ariel Konstantyn is the Founding Rabbi of The Tel Aviv International Synagogue and Senior Torah Educator.
Complimentary Admission. Donations Welcome!
Listen to our Chazzan Israel Nachman Tordjman sing the classics of the Seder in concert! https://www.youtube.com/
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.
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!
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!
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.
We are pleased to welcome Rabbi Dov Linzer, Rosh Yeshivat Chovevei Torah to TAIS for Shabbat as our Scholar-in-Residence!
Friday night, February 23 – 6:00pm (approx) Drasha on the topic: What, really, is the mitzvah to remember Amalek?
Shabbat afternoon, February 24 – 5:25pm – Shiur on the topic: Transgender Men and Women in Life and Law
Rabbi Dov Linzer is the Rosh HaYeshiva of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School and is the primary architect of YCT’s groundbreaking curriculum of Torah, Halakha, pastoral counseling and professional training. Rabbi Linzer has been a leading rabbinic voice in the Modern Orthodox community for over 20 years. Rabbi Linzer publishes a widely-read parashah sheet, teshuvot on a wide range of contemporary halakhic topics and co-hosts The Joy of Text podcast with Dr. Bat Sheva Marcus, addressing topics related to sex, Halakhah, and Orthodoxy. He was the convener of the 2012 Modern Orthodox Siyyum HaShas.
For a full schedule of services – CLICK HERE
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Purim Extravaganza at TAIS! Megillah w/Simultaneous Translation to Sign Language! Live Band After Party! Open Bar, Children’s Show & More!
** Festive Megillah reading with Simultaneous Translation to Sign Language – to be Broadcast around the world LIVE on YNET!!!
** LIVE Concert featuring Shmulik Yeshurun & Band!
** Mishloach Manot for all Children!
Wednesday, February 28
7:00pm – Children’s Show!
8:00pm – Pre-Megillah Concert!
8:30pm – Megillah Reading – ON TIME!
9:15pm – After Party with Live Music & Open Bar!
Come in Costume!
Donations are most appreciated. (There will be a donation box at the door.)
Many thanks to our co-sponsors – Joshua Bukowski, Shlomo & Shayna Gottesmann, Adrian & Yael Lea Finkilstein, Daniel Purim, David Cohen, Tel Aviv Municipality – Tarbut Toranit and Tzohar!