We joyously gather to pray together in the RIJC Sanctuary, transmitting our love of Judaism throughout our congregation. People of all ages are welcome to join our children and family oriented Shabbat celebration.

Services are throughout the year on Friday nights and once a month we hold Family Services.  Rabbi Shaiman joins us and inspires us with new insights and beautiful melodies.  Service start times vary throughout the year, giving everyone a chance to join us when the time if right for you.  And we have added more services geared toward families and young children, please see the schedule for more information.

Services are followed by an Oneg Shabbat, (kosher--dairy or pareve). All events and service information is updated on our site and emailed to our contact list.  To be on our list or for any other information, please contact us or feel free to worship with us.

upcoming events schedule FOR 5780/ 2020 

Shabbat Programming for Summer:


FRIDAY Night Services

Every other Friday - June 12 & 26, July 10 & 24, and August 7 & 21 

**6:10 pm — Welcome & Schmooze
Teens & Tweens are welcome to join in their own “breakout room” with Rabbi Joel checking in.
**6:30 pm — Brief Teaching / Text / Devar Torah

**6:50 pm — Discussion / Conversation, followed by Service (thru 7:40 pm)


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SATURDAY Night Havdalah

Beginning June 6

SATURDAY nights - 9:30 pm - Psalm/Text Recitation, Mourners Kaddish & Havdalah every week through the summer

Joel Shaiman is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.


Topic: RIJC - Saturday Night Programs

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Adult Learning:   What will “Synagogue Life” look like in our new world?      

That’s a good question!  The only true answer to it is…it’s very uncertain!  

Join us as we begin to ponder the future. We’ll do so through the lens of halachah (Jewish law) as defined by rabbis in the Conservative Movement. We will look at excerpts from teshuvot (rabbinical rulings) that begin to address this issue.  


Dates: Thursday, June 25  (7:00 pm - 8:15 pm) and Tuesday, July 7 (7:00 pm - 8:15 pm)


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If you would like to do some reading in advance of our sessions, start with this letter, concerning Remote Minyanim in a time of COVID-19, that was published by the Committee of Jewish Law and Standards (CJLS) in March.   While we will look closely at small sections of two particular CJLS teshuvot, here are links to the entire teshuvot.  If you haven’t read a teshuvah before, be prepared:  they can be pretty detailed!


Wired to the Kadosh Barukh Hu: Minyan via Internet (March 2001)


Streaming Services on Shabbat and Yom Tov  (May 2020)


Zoom HEBREW SCHOOL with Rachel - All are invited to join our teacher, Rachel, every Monday afternoon (5 pm for younger kids, 5:45 for older kids). Please reach out to Nina or Rabbi Joel for details.

Joel Shaiman, Rabbi -- Nina Lublin, President --  Steve Kaufman, Treasurer -- Contact Information