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An integral part of Jewish life in Vermont for over 90 years,
Israel Congregation of Manchester provides
Shabbat and holiday services, religious school, life cycle events,
and social, cultural, and educational programming
in a warm and welcoming environment.

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Events for the Week: April 3, 2014

at Israel Congregation
Sunday, April 13, 3 pm

Mir Zaynen Do (We are Here): Jewish Songs from the Shtetl to Israel

A historical survey of Jewish songs from Eastern Europe before and during the Holocaust, and the folksongs of Israel, and works from the Ladino and liturgical traditions. 

April 4-5 Shabbat
Friday Evening, April 4

Enjoy a Musical Shabbat!
5:30 pm — Wine and Cheese Reception
6:30 pm — A Very Musical Shabbat Service: Vera Broekhuysen brings her superb vocals and musicianship, along with Saragail Benjamin on harmony, piano, drums, and other instruments for us to join them in creating a joyous spirit to welcome Shabbat.
7:30 pm — Common Table Dinner for all

Saturday Morning, April 5  

9:30 am — Shabbat ServicesParashat Metzora
Join Rabbi Novak and others for Torah study.

Sunday Evening, April 6
5 pm
Annual Interfaith Seder - ICM hosts the Northshire Interfaith Council Seder. Join congregants from area houses of worship as we share our Passover traditions with the entire Manchester community.

Passover begins Monday night, April 14.

ICM Seder - April 15
After celebrating the first seder at home, join us for our ICM Community Seder on Tuesday night, April 15.
Contact the office to make reservations: 802.362.4578 or


Tuesdays at 10:30 am
Adult Education Class: Come discuss Pirke Avot with Rabbi Novak. Skype or FaceTime if you can’t make it in person!


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friday evening shabbat service | 6:30 pm
“pre-neg” reception at 5:45 pm
community dinner for all following services

shabbat morning services | 9:30 am

802. 362. 4578
po box 1050 |
6025 main street
manchester center, vermont 05255


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