News Letter

From Your New President

Well maybe not quite so new.

As you can see from our newly elected Board, we represent a cross-section of the Community.  Although we have just 50 members, the Board consists of 13 individuals.  Our Community contains a wide variety of practices and beliefs, but we are united in our desire to see an Organized Jewish Community here in Fredericton. Continue reading News Letter

Chanukah

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The Sisterhood sponsored the Jewish community Chanukah party at the Synagogue, Saturday evening on November 30th. Morton Cohen and his mother Lil, visiting from Toronto, joined us. Rabbi Goldman, joined by a few members to brave the cold, commenced the festivities with the lighting of the menorah outdoors under the stars. Continue reading Chanukah

Rosh Chodesh

 Rosh Chodesh Women’s Prayer service

Kislev 1st 5770 – November 18th 2009

History was made in Fredericton, NB on the first day of Kislev, 5770. On that Wednesday morning, we had a Torah service at the Sgoolai Israel Synagogue, which was led by the WOMEN of the congregation. Never before have we had this happen in our synagogue. Let me give special thanks to our new spiritual leader, Rabbi Yosef Goldman.   Continue reading Rosh Chodesh