SAINT AUGUSTINE – Rabbi Joel Fox will officiate at First Congregation Sons of Israel the weekend of March 6 to lead Shabbat services. The Erev Shabbat service begins at 7:30 p.m., on Friday. An Oneg Shabbat, sponsored by Gerry and June Neumark, and by Karen Stern, will follow the Erev Shabbat service.
Saturday, March 7 at 10: a.m., the Shabbat service will be held. A light kiddush lunch will follow sponsored by Lois Cohen and Margie Wyzan.
This coming Shabbat is known as Shabbat Zakhor, “Sabbath of Remembrance.” Further, there is a special maftir that is read describing and recounting the attack by Amalek, which those in attendance should make a special effort to hear that reading.