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We wish everyone a safe, healthy and happy 2023-2024 and 5783-5784

The RIJC continues to serve the community through In-Person services, classes and a variety of activities, and continues to offer its Zoom option as well.

Please check your email or this site for updated information, and make sure you are on our Contact List.


All Shabbat services, unless otherwise noted, will be held in our Sanctuary / Small Studio in the Cultural Center, led by our Rabbi, Laurie Gold.  Additional details, specifics & updated to be posted here and sent via Email.

December 8th @ 7:00 Shabbat Services
December 22nd @ 7:00pm Shabbat Services
January 19th @ 7:00pm Shabbat Services
February 2nd @ 7:00pm Shabbat Services

February 16 — Shabbat Services in our Sanctuary in the CC.


March 1 & March 15 — Shabbat Services in our Sanctuary in the CC

April 5 & April 19 — Shabbat Services in our Sanctuary in the CC

May 3 or May 10 & May 17 — Shabbat Services in our Sanctuary in the

June 7 & 21 — Shabbat Services — Outdoors w/weather permitting ...

Zoom Link for Services:

Below is the link for the Friday Night Sim Shalom Siddur:

 Friday Night Sim Shalom Siddur

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Rabbi Gold hopes you will join her & your RIJC friends, neighbors & family for two interactive classes starting Tuesday, December 5 & continuing on Tuesday, December 12, from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, in the Rivercross Community Room:

Tuesday December 5 — God’s Mouthpieces:  How the Prophets Spread Jewish Ideals & Values

Tuesday December 12 — Miracles, Lights and Latkes:  Hanukkah’s  History and Customs

Zoom Link for Adult Ed:
Click Here for a PDF of the Reading Material
Verses from the Major Prophets: Isaiah, and Ezekiel.  The first page is “A” — Pages 954-55.  You may prefer to print it out yourselves & read it before class


Thursday December 7th — Exact start time & location TBA —

Join Rabbi Gold, our Hebrew School kids, and your friends & neighbors of all ages for the 1st night of Chanukah! 

Everyone is welcome to bring your family menorahs, candles & oil for our annual menorah lighting, and stay for songs, games, gelt, as well as Latkes, Donuts, & more.

More information coming.  Volunteers appreciated.


Wednesday, January 24th — Exact start time & location TBA —

Rabbi Gold will lead our special multi-generational Seder with activities for participants of all ages.  Details & how you can help coming soon.


Saturday Night, March 23 — In our Sanctuary in the Cultural Center; Start time TBA.

It is not too early to be thinking about how you — of any & all ages — will dress up,

will be part of the Purimsphiel, read from the Megillah and more ... What will Rabbi Gold’s first costume be?  Who will bring the Hamentashen?

Details & invitations to volunteer coming.




While the Covid pandemic is certainly behind us, Covid is definitely still with us, as is flu & cold season...

We will continue to offer hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes, as well as masks & face-coverings at all RIJC activities.  While we do not require masks be worn at RIJC events, we ask that you respect the well-being of your friends & neighbors as well as your own

& wear a mask when social distancing is not possible.  And it’s OK to stay home if you are not feeling well ... and join us on Zoom.

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