The Passing of our Senior Gabbai, Yehuda Bareli z”l

With great sorrow and a heavy heart, we regret to inform you of the passing of the dear senior gabbai and treasurer of our synagogue, Yehuda Bareli z”l.  Yehuda dedicated the past 30 years to the synagogue, was instrumental in supporting its revival and was a pillar of our community. He recently dedicated a Torah scroll as part of our Torah Restoration Project.

His dear wife, Sarah, passed away 4 months ago to the day. Yehuda was 93 years old and will be sorely missed.

Yehuda Bareli zl
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Chanukah 2020 @TAIS! 8 Special Events for 8 Days of Chanukah + 1 Bonus for the Shamash!

Join TAIS in Celebrating Chanukah 2020 with 8 Special Events!

1.  Community Candle Lightings in the Shomro10199459-6182-456e-aa30-2a30132f3ec5n Garden!

Thursday night, December 10 and every night – 4:40pm
Sufganiyot will be served. Limited to 20 people.

2.  The Pre-Shabbat Chanukah Show with Rabbi Ariel Konstantyn on FB Live! 

Join us for our online The Pre-Shabbat Show with RabPre-Shabbat Show 1bi Ariel Konstantyn featuring    “Pre-Shabbat Ruach”, Shabbat Songs and Divrei Torah on the Parsha.

Friday, December 11 – 2:30pm

This week’s topic:  Season’s Greetings: The Basis of the Holidays of Lights for Jews and Gentiles”

To join –
For details:

3.  Shabbat Chanukah with Rabbi Ariel & the CHAZZ!

Weather permitting we will daven on the deck.  If needed, we will daven inside the shul.  Either way, we are permitted 20 outside and 10 downstairs (men) and 10 upstairs (women) inside on a first com7B22BB81-2892-4878-A44C-27C45E7CD95Ae, first serve basis.

Friday, December 11

4:15pm – Chanukah Candle Lighting
4:18pm – Shabbat Candle Lighting
4:30pm – Mincha & Carlebach Kabbalat Shabbat followed by a Sufganiyot Champagne Kiddush!

Shabbat, December 12 – Parshat VaYeshev – Shabbat Chanukah

8:45am – Shacharit
4:15pm – Mincha
4:35pm – Talmud Shiur with Rabbi Ariel
5:10pm – Maariv
5:17pm – Shabbat Ends – Chanukah Candle Lighting & Musical Havdalah

For Details:

4.  Worldwide Chanukah Concert Online with the Chazz!

Our illustrious Chazzan Israel Nachman will star in a world wide Chanukah Concervlcsnap-2020-12-15-17h41m12s607t.

The concert will be broadcast online and admission is complimentary!

Sunday, December 13 – 9:00pm (Israel time)

For details:

5.  Light Candles and Sing Chanukah Songs with Rabbi Ariel and the Chazz!  Community Candle Lighting & Musical Celebration on Zoom & FB LIVE!

You are invited to light the Chanukah candles at home along with Rabbi Ariel and the Chazz on Zoom and FB LIVE! IMG-0050

Monday, December 14 – 6:00pm

The lighting, which will take place in the TAIS garden weather permitting (limited to 20 people), will be followed by Chanukah songs with musical accompaniment!

To join on Zoom:

Meeting ID: 898 4408 5139,  Passcode: 127719
To join on FB Live –

For details:

6.  Chanukah Shiurim with Rabbi Ariel Konstantyn (Hebrew & English)

You are invited to join Rabbi Ariel on a journey to discover the spiritual nature of the Festival of Lights!  WhatsApp Image 2020-12-03 at 7.54.32 PM

Tuesday, December 15
8:00pm – Hebrew
9:00pm – English

Topic: Why is Chanukah celebrated for Eight Days?  History and Philosophy of the Holiday of Lights

Co-host:  Giyur KeHalacha

Admission is Complimentary. Virtual Sufganiyot will be served

To Join on Zoom:
To Join on FB Live:

7.  Chanukapalooza! Latke Make & Sufganiyot Bake Workshop on Zoom ^ FB LIVE with Atara Lindenbaum!

Join Atara Lindenbaum & Family on the seventh night of Chanukah! latkes

We will make Latkes, Sufganiyot and have some Chanukah fun together!

Wednesday, December 16 – 6:00pm

Zoom Link:
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FB Live link:

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8.  An Evening of Song, Story and Lights with Rabbi Dr. Rafi Shuchat & Performer Shimon Goldwasser!

Join Rabbi Dr. Rafi Shuchat and Performer Shimon Goldwasser for an evening of song, story and Chanukah lights!  Chanukah 1

Wednesday, December 16 – 7:15

Event will be broadcast on our Daily Torah Talks FB group –

Chanukah Sameach!

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First Shabbat Dinner for YP’s with TAIS & JIC TLV since Purim!

Join JIC Tel Aviv & TAIS Shabbat Dinner for a delicious catered dinner & fine wine outside on the terrace for Young Professionals 25-40

Friday, December 4th, 2020 following Carlebach Kabbalat Shabbat 

Tickets: 120nis – spaces are very limited. Current government COVID-19 regulations will be strictly enforced with attendance limits and social distancing. You must have a pre-paid dinner reservation to come to the dinner.

For details:

DINNER RSVP BY EMAIL: Send email to and write “TLV dinner” in subject line. Include your name, age and country of origin – once you are approved, we will send you the payment link.

Shabbat dinner - JIC TLV and TAIS - Dec 2020

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Dr. Gavin Samuels – Facts & Conspiracy Theories for the Covid-19 Vaccine on FB LIVE!

Dr. Gavin Samuels – Corona Update by popular demand LIVE on ZOOM!

Facts and Conspiracy Theories for the COVID-19 Vaccine

Sunday, November 29 – 8:00pm Gavin on Corona

** Explanation of the different kinds of COVID-19 vaccine and how they work

** Efficacy and safety

**  How could the vaccines be developed so quickly with safety?

**  Conspiracy theories – facts and fantasy

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Our World Renown Chazzan Israel Nachman Stars in Annual Carlebach Memorial Concert

Chazzan Israel Nachman, the Chief Cantor of The Tel Aviv International Synagogue stars at the Annual Carlebach Memorial Concert 2020.   Enjoy two clips from the evening:

Mizmor L’David:

B’Shem Hashem:

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TAIS Renovations Update – NEW Comfy Cushioned Seating from Kibbutz Lavie!

Pics below!

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Pre-Shabbat Ruach with Rabbi Ariel Konstantyn on FB LIVE!

Join us for Songs of Shabbat and Divrei Torah with Rabbi Ariel Konstantyn!

Friday, October 23 – 4:00pm

To join:

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Simchat Torah Hakafot & Musical Celebration ONLINE with the CHAZZ! Special Carlebach Kabbalat Shabbat with Rabbi Ariel & Fam on FB LIVE!

This Simchat Torah, we unfortunately can’t sing and dance and eat and drink together like usual but this will not stop our celebration!
TODAY!  Join us for a Pre-Simchat Torah Hakafot and Musical Celebration with our very own Chazzan Israel Nachman on FB LIVE!  TAIS Simchat Torah Hakafot & Musical zoom _ facebbok Live Celebration with the Chazz - Oct 2020
Friday, October 9 – 2:00pm
Complimentary Admission!
To Join:
Chag Sameach!
Special Carlebach Kabbalat Shabbat Simchat Torah edition on FB LIVE!
As the synagogue is required to remain closed, Friday Night Kabbalat Shabbat LIVE’s are back!  We also encourage you to daven at the following times as our community parallel’s our prayers and spiritual energies with one another!

Friday, October 9

5:40pm – Mini Carlebach Kabbalat Shabbat with Rabbi Ariel & Family on FB Live!  To join – CLICK HERE

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Rabbi Ariel’s Interview on Rabbi Akiva Eiger’s Responsa to Pandemics featured on United with Israel!

Rabbi Ariel Konstantyn’s discussion on Rabbi Akiva Eiger’s halachic responsa during the cholera epidemic featured in United with Israel.

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Hoshana Raba Evening of Learning ONLINE!

Join for an evening of Torah study in honor of Hoshana Raba with Rabbi Dr. Rafael Shuchat, Atara Lindenbaum and Tamar Weizer on Zoom and FB LIVE!  TAIS Hoshana Raba Evening of Learning 2020Thursday night, October 8
7:45pm – Tamar Weizer on the topic: “The Wacky Custom of Whacking the Willows” (Hebrew)
Zoom Link:
Passcode: 686584
8:00pm – Rabbi Rafi Shuchat will speak on the topic: “The Mystery of 7: The Sukkah, The Ushpizin and the Hakafot” (English)
Zoom link same as Tamar Weizer above
9:30pm – Atara Lindenbaum on the topic: “Big Feelings and Big Whales: How we can say Goodbye to the Sukkah” (English)
Zoom Link:
Passcode: 068968
Complimentary Admission
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