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Message from Sons of Israel president

Dear Members and Friends, Over the last few months our Country has been faced with the challenge and concerns of a major health crisis. As we work on plans for reopening our synagogue, we find our community, our State, and our Country faced with yet [Read More]

June 4, 2020 // 0 Comments

Easter hope

PALATKA – Although sunrise services and Easter events were canceled as citizens practiced social distancing to keep the coronavirus at a distance, Christians were celebrating Sunday. At St. James United Methodist Church in Palatka, people [Read More]

April 13, 2020 // 0 Comments

Virtual community seder tonight

SAINT AUGUSTINE – A note from Les Stern, president of the First Congregation Sons of Israel: “We hope you are well. We are here to help in any way we can. Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures. Although our building [Read More]

April 9, 2020 // 0 Comments

Services canceled at Sons of Israel

SAINT AUGUSTINE – In order to promote the safety of the synagogue members and friends, beginning with this Friday, March 20, 2020, Sabbath services on Friday evenings and Saturday mornings for the next 30 days services are suspended at the [Read More]

March 19, 2020 // 0 Comments

March 14 concert at St. Anastasia

SAINT AUGUSTINE – A surprise performer has been added to the Powell Trio concert program on March 14 at St. Anastasia Catholic Church, according to Peter Morin, director of music and organizer of the annual concert series. The concert begins [Read More]

March 10, 2020 // 0 Comments

Special program CANCELED

SAINT AUGUSTINE – Anti-Semitism and New Unease in Europe and the U.S. will be discussed at 7 p.m. March 16 at First Congregation Sons of Israel by Professor Gunther Jikeli of the Institute for the Study of Contemporary Anti-Semitism/Borns Jewish [Read More]

March 9, 2020 // 0 Comments

Shabbat rites at Sons of Israel

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 [Read More]

March 4, 2020 // 0 Comments