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Scholar in Residence this Shabbat!

KMS welcomes Rabbanit Sara Tillinger Wolkenfeld, the Director of Education at Sefaria, the online database and interface for Jewish texts. She was Director of Education at the Center for Jewish Life-Hillel at Princeton University as part of the OU’s Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus, and has taught at Ida Crown Jewish Academy and at the Drisha Institute. See flyer here.

Friday Night, 8:30 pm: Privacy in the Age of Social Media: Hezek Re’iyah and Modern Life. In a world where "windows" are in our computers, not just our homes, how might we apply the talmudic concept of hezek re'iyah?

Shabbat Day, 11:45 am-12:30 pm: Old Wine, New Jugs: Ancient Text and Modern Media. How does learning change when we experience texts through new media?

After Mincha: Tech and Tefillah: Prayer and Devotion in the Digital Age. The digital age has brought the world to our fingertips, and with it a world of distractions follows us wherever we go. How can we cultivate a robust and vibrant prayer life?

Coming Up at KMS

This Motzei Shabbat, November 16, 7:30 pm: David Makovsky and Dennis Ross in conversation, presenting their new book, Be Strong and of Good Courage: How Israel's Most Important Leaders Shaped its Destiny. Moderated by Erica Brown. Books will be available for purchase. Contact with questions. See flyer here.

Wednesday, November 20, 8:00 pm: The Mikvah Emunah Society presents a night of learning for women of all ages at Chabad, 519 Lamberton Dr. Q&A panel with 7 community Rebbetzins, including Mrs. Elana Weinberg. With a special tribute for the shloshim of Robin Niman, a”h. Send questions in advance to See flyer here.

Monday, December 2, 7:30 pm: In honor of Rosh Chodesh Kislev, join the women of KMS for a cooking demo and food tasting with The Kosher Baker, Paula Shoyer, at KMS! Ingredient fee: $10/person. Contact for info. RSVP here by 11/26. See flyer here.

Shabbat, December 7: Nationals’ Kiddush. Join us in celebrating the Nationals' 2019 World Series Championship by participating in a special baseball-themed kiddush after the 8:45 am minyan. Click here to sponsor.

Sunday, December 8, 11:30 am: Tour of The National Gallery Museum led by Liz Diament for those who registered. Registration is now full.

Shabbat, December 20-21: KMS is excited to welcome Scholar in Residence, Rav Meir Goldwicht, who will be speaking multiple times over Shabbat, at KMS, YISE, and in the community. Details to follow.

Tuesday, December 24, 8:00 pm: Simply Tsfat Concert at KMS. Adult Tickets: $10, Children & Students (Age 3-22): $5. Sponsors: $100 - Includes Preferred Seating for 4 people. Buy tickets here. See flyer here.

Youth News


This Friday Night, November 15, 8:30-10:00 pm: Bnei Akiva Zach Oneg for 7th-8th graders. At the Zakheim home, 508 Stonington Road. Contact with any questions. See flyer here.

This Shabbat, November 16, 10:20-11:00 am: Junior Girls’ Davening Group in the Beit Midrash. Geared towards ages 7-11.

This Motzei Shabbat, November 16, 8:00 pm: Melave Malka for grades 9-12 at the home of Torah MiTzion Rosh Kollel, Rav Didi Reichner, 11732 Lovejoy Street. With the bachurim and bnot sherut. See flyer here.

Shabbat, November 23, 3:20-4:20 pm: Bnei Akiva Snif at KMS. Walking groups leave from YISE at 3:05 pm. See flyer here.

Wednesday, November 27, 1:00-3:00 pm: Grades 1-5 Sleep Under. Wear your coziest PJ's and bring a pillow! We will be showing the movie Aladdin! See flyer here.

Shabbat, November 30, 4:45-5:30 pm: Beit Midrash Mishpachti—Family Learning for parents with children in grades 1-8. Age appropriate Jewish books will be available to study, OR bring your own material to learn! Other upcoming dates: 12/7, 12/14, 12/21. See flyer here.

Friday Night, December 20: Tot Shabbat Dinner. $15/adults, $7/kids (age 3+). Complimentary childcare available during davening for children 0-7 for those who pre-register. Register here by 12/18. See flyer here.

Weekly Youth Events:

Sundays, 6:00-8:00 pm: MaTaN Bat Mitzvah Program. Learn about incredible Jewish women through the ages in this mother-daughter chavruta learning & experiential workshop. 10-week course on Sundays: 11/3, 11/10, 11/17, 11/24, 12/8, 1/5, 1/12, 1/19, 1/26. Register here. Contact See flyer here.

Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 pm: Middle School Art Class with Talya Weinberg for those who have registered. Register here. See flyer here.

Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 pm: Torah MiTzion for Grades 6-12. Learn Torah and enjoy good food with the Bachurim and Benot Sherut. In the KMS lobby. See flyer here.

*Check out the weekly KMS Family Parasha Sheet here.*
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MaTaN Bat Mitzvah Program

If you will be a Bat Mitzvah in the next year, then this program is for you! Join KMS for the MaTaN Bat Mitzvah Program. Learn what it means to be a Jewish women by learning about incredible Jewish women through the ages in this mother-daughter chavrutah learning & experiential workshop. 10-week course on Sunday Evenings, 6:00-8:00 pm: 10/27, 11/3, 11/10, 11/17, 11/24, 12/8, 1/5, 1/12, 1/19, 1/26 (closing Banquet). Register here. Contact Elisheva Levitt for more information at See flyer here.

Monday Morning Coffee

Kol Mevaser Blog

Looking for a great cup of coffee and some friendly company? Join us after minyan on Monday mornings for coffee in the KMS lobby.

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