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Virtual services continue

SAINT AUGUSTINE – Rabbi Joel Fox will be leading the virtual Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah Services this weekend at First Congregation Sons of Israel. ; Erev Shabbat, Friday, October 9th, 7:30PM, Shemini Atzeret [Read More]

October 7, 2020 // 0 Comments

Virtual Sukkot observance

SAINT AUGUSTINE – Rabbi Joel Fox will be leading the virtual Sukkot Services at First Congregation Sons of Israel this weekend; Erev Sukkot, Friday, Oct. 2 at, 7:30 p.m., and the first day of Sukkot, Saturday, Oct. 3 at 10 [Read More]

September 30, 2020 // 0 Comments

Rosh Hashanah observance

SAINT AUGUSTINE – First Congregation Sons of Israel will conduct virtual Rosh Hashanah services this weekend with Rabbi Bella Bogart leading the High Holy Day Services. Rabbi Bogart has worked tirelessly to put together the virtual services so [Read More]

September 17, 2020 // 0 Comments

Parker to be Feast Day speaker

By MARGO POPE “St. Augustine’s feast day celebration Aug. 28 features historian Susan R. Parker” The Aug. 28 feast day celebration of St. Augustine of Hippo, patron saint of the city, the Cathedral Basilica, and the Roman Catholic diocese, [Read More]

August 18, 2020 // 0 Comments

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