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The Week of February 5, 2024 | 26 Shevat 5784

Upcoming Events...

KIS Sisterhood: Scholar-In-Residence Shabbat & Dinner: Friday, February 9,

6:15 PM & Saturday, February 10, 9:30 AM

World Wide Wrap Tefillin Day: Sunday, February 11, 9:30 AM

"Spirits" of Shabbat: Friday February 16, 6:15 AM

Shabbat Babayit: Friday, February 23, 6:00 PM

Community Pride Shabbat: Friday, March 1, 2024, 5:30 PM

Big Tent Gala: Sunday, March 3, 5:00 PM

Spring Mah Jongg Tournament: Wednesday, March 6, 9:15 AM

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Our Congregation Mourns the Passing of


Sarah Benson, z''l

Sarah Naomi bat Gabriel v'Friedel

Beloved daughter of our chaverim, Gregg & Deborah Benson

Beloved granddaughter of our chaver, Marvin Horwitz

Funeral Services

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

12:00 PM

Congregation Shaarei Kodesh 

Interment to follow:

South Florida Jewish Cemetery

6081 South Congress Avenue, Lake Worth Beach 33462


Wednesday, 4:00-7:00 PM, Minyan 6:30 PM

Gleneagles Country Club

7667 Victory Lane, Delray Beach 33446 

Shiva Continues at the Benson Home

7526 Glendevon Lane, Delray Beach 33446 

Thursday, 2:00-4:00 PM, 7:00-9:00 PM, Minyan 7:15 PM

Friday, 2:00-4:00 PM

Saturday, 7:00-9:00 PM, Minyan 7:15 PM

Sunday, 2:00-4:00 PM, 5:30-8:00 PM, Minyan 6:00 PM

Monday, 2:00-4:00, 7:00-9:00 PM, Minyan 7:15 PM


Donations can be made to JARC (Jewish Association for Residenial Care)


Trustbridge Hospice (in memory of Sarah Benson)

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Kol Isha Sisterhood

Shabbat & Dinner


With Dr. Sandra Lilienthal

Friday Night:

Kabbalat Shabbat

Saturday Morning:

From Theological to Practical

Saturday Lunch:

Balancing Empathy & Safety

Tfila/Prayer Sponsor

Carol & Jeff Simon

Nan Berkowitz

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World-Wide-Wrap Tefillin Day

"Wrap For Israel"

Sunday, February 11

9:30am -12:00pm

Special Program for the Whole Congregation: Men, Women and Children. Bring your own Tefillin (If you have extra tefillin,

please bring to share)

No Charge, but RSVP Needed

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"Spirits" of Shabbat

Join us for our new Kabbalat Shabbat initiative!

Once a month, we will pair Shabbat with a special cocktail (or mocktail), appetizers before and hor doerves after, to welcome in the Sabbath.

6:15-7:45 PM

Worship Together, Schmooze, Bring Friends, and

Enjoy Oneg Shabbat

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Shabbat Babayit

Friday, February 23

at 6:00 PM

Be a Host or a Guest

All are welcome to enjoy Shabbat with our Chaverim

at their homes

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2nd Annual Community Pride Shabbat

Friday, March 1

5:30 PM

at Levis JCC

21050 95th Ave S.,

Boca Raton

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March 3, 2024

5:00 - 9:00 PM


Temple Beth Shalom



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Spring Mah Jongg


Play to support Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County Israel Emergency Fund

Wednesday, March 6

9:15 AM Registration

10:00 AM Play Begins

3:30 PM Completion

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As a member of the Women’s League for Conservative Judaism

Kol Isha, the Sisterhood of Congregation Shaarei Kodesh offers educational, spiritual, and social programming to its members. We also support various congregational programming throughout the year.

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Our February Book Club has been has been cancelled. The next book club is Wednesday, Mar 20 @ 7:30 PM: “The Matzah Ball”

by Jean Meltzer 

If you would like to host the book club at your home, please email Bonnie at

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Sisterhood/Kol Isha is selling gift cards to Glicks, Aroma and Kosher Market (The Grove). Please show your support while you shop! You can purchase the gift cards from the CSK office (while supplies last).

The CSK Men’s Club is a social club to promote friendship, create camaraderie and ruach, increase involvement in our synagogue, provide social and educational activities, and enhance Jewish observances at the synagogue. Men’s Club will offer programming for men as well as inclusive programs for all CSK chaverim and sacred guests.

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Donations made to Congregation Shaarei Kodesh

  January 30 – February 5, 2024


Aronson Family Youth Fund

Heidi & Gary Aronson in honor of Marvin Horwitz’s 94th Birthday


Kiddush Sponsors

Nancy & Steven Goldberg for Kol Isha Shabbat


Myer Rappaport Youth Education Fund

Nan Berkowitz in memory of Sharon Rubin

Angela Weinroth in memory of Hugo Kuntz


Ruth & Lewis Davis Religious School

Heidi & Gary Aronson in memory of Judi Schneider’s sister, Fey Ruback


Tribute Cards

Heidi & Gary Aronson to Sheryl & Jeff Gordon, in honor of the birth of their grandson


Yahrzeit / Yizkor

 Angela Weinroth in memory of Ben Smolian

Lawrence Berman in memory of his father, Gerrard Berman, Gershon ben Yitzchak

Joy Schwartz in memory of Robert Schwartz, Alvin Schwartz and Hilda Schwartz

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CSK Email Addresses:, Ariella Reback, Executive Director, Karen Katz, Sharon Lubin