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Students Leading Services in Jerusalem

Photo Credit: Sarah Berman

The Murstein Synagogue serves as a place of pilgrimage for the International Reform Movement as well the home synagogue for the Year-In-Israel program and the Israeli Rabbinical Program.  Visitors from abroad and Israelis from the Jerusalem community are invited to join HUC-JIR's students, faculty, and friends at Shabbat morning and holiday services.

Shabbat Morning Services:

Shabbat morning services begin on the following dates at 9:30 am: 

Academic Year 2019-2020
November 9, 2019 - Led by Rabbi Josh Herman
November 23, 2019 - Led by Rabbi Michael Marmur
December 21, 2019 - Led by Rabbi Naamah Kelman
December 28, 2019 - Led by Rabbi Naamah Kelman
January 18, 2020 - Led by Rabbi Michael Marmur
February 8, 2020 - Led by Rabbi Naamah Kelman
February 22, 2020 - Led by Rabbi Naamah Kelman
March 7, 2020 - Led by Rabbi Michael Marmur
March 21, 2020 - Led by Rabbi Josh Herman
April 25, 2020 - Led by Rabbi Naamah Kelman
May 9, 2020 - Led by Rabbi Michael Marmur
May 23, 2020 - Led by Rabbi Naamah Kelman

Summer Season 2020
June 20, 2020 - Led by Rabbi Michael Marmur
June 27, 2020 - Led by Rabbi Josh Herman
July 4, 2020 - Led by Rabbi Naamah Kelman
July 11, 2020 - Led by Rabbi Josh Herman, Rabbi Naamah Kelman, and Rabbi Michael Marmur
July 18, 2020 - Led by Rabbi Naamah Kelman
July 25, 2020 - Led by Rabbi Josh Herman
August 1, 2020 - Led by Rabbi Michael Marmur

Following services, we invite you to tour our beautiful Taube Family Campus. The tour lasts about 20 minutes.

On dates when we are not holding t'fillah in the Murstein Synagogue, please visit one of the local Reform or World Union for Progressive Judaism / Israel Movement for Progressive Judaism congregations listed below:

  • Kehillat Har El, 16 Shmuel Hanagid, 054-4742314
  • Kehillat Kol Haneshama, 1 Asher Street, 02-6724878
  • Kehillat Mevakshei Derech, 22 Shai Agnon, 02-6792501

Services are free and open to groups and the public. Please let us know in advance if you’d like to bring a group with you.

For more information, please contact Cantor Tamar Havilio at thavilio@huc.edu.

In collaboration with our partners:

Israel Movement for Progressive Judaism logo  World Union for Progressive Judaism logo