THE MIX OF RELIGION AND POLITICS IN ISRAEL

On this coming Shabbat, February 20 at 5 PM Israel time we shall be having our first get-together with members of Scarsdale Synagogue in New York, in order to build a relationship between our two congregations. After a short service lasting some 20 minutes, Rabbi Michael Boyden will be speaking in English by Zoom on the topic…

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VISIT BY MENORAH SYNAGOGUE’S CHOIR

Kehilat Yonatan frequently hosts Reform congregations from overseas, who view our community as a “home away from home” when they visit Israel. We recently hosted a choir led by Ruti Worrel from Menorah Synagogue in Manchester, who added warmth and spirit to our Kabbalat .Shabbat service with a variety of songs  Following the service they…

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CHAIM BE’ER EXTOLS KEHILAT YONATAN

“Kehilat Yonatan in Hod Hasharon is a magnificent enterprise, which attracts those in search of knowledge, an enlightened Judaism and Jewish learning. I have participated on a regular basis for many years in this joint venture established by Rabbi Michael and Sara Boyden, whose purpose is to provide a cultural and spiritual center in the Sharon region. The…

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Weddings

An increasing number of Israeli couples are turning to us when it comes to planning their weddings. The marriage ceremony conducted by us contains all of the elements of a traditional chuppah, but gives the couple the opportunity to have an egalitarian service and also make their input in terms of its content. Those who…

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