• A Message from Our President Suzanne Greenberg

    I was touched beyond words at the response to our call for a vigil following the massacre in Pittsburgh. In under 24 hours, folks united across cultural and religious lines to come together to make a stand against hatred and bigotry. Click above to continue reading…

  • Torah Study: 9:30 am, Sat. Nov 24th

    In this Torah portion, God tells Jacob to return home. Worried that his brother Esau will kill him, Jacob divides his clan into two camps, so at least some will survive in case of a fight. Jacob sleeps alone in the desert and is awoken by an angel who wrestles him through the night.

Upcoming Events

Nov 24: Torah Study – Parashat Vayishlach. Sunday Dec 2: First night of Hanukkah. Saturday Dec. 8: Hanukkah party at Cohousing. Wednesday, Dec. 19: Havurah-Sponsored Christmas Dinner @ Episcopal Church. Feb 4th: Irish Music & Dance Violinist Frankie Gavin. Feb 17th: Dancer-Musician Nic Gareiss.

Havurah Membership

Membership and donations are a vital part of our annual budget and are critical to ensuring our Jewish presence on Vashon Island. Our year begins and ends about September (at Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year). The Vashon Havurah (also…

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Havurat Ee Shalom — literally “a group of friends on an island of peace — is a warm and welcoming home for the spiritual, social and intellectual needs of the Jewish Community of Vashon Island. We aim to foster the exploration…

News

A Message from Our President Suzanne Greenberg

I was touched beyond words at the response to our call for a vigil following the massacre in Pittsburgh. In under 24 hours, folks united across cultural and religious lines to come together to make a stand against hatred and bigotry. Click above to continue reading…

Message from Rabbi Sarah Niebuhr Rubin

I am heartbroken by the news from Pittsburgh, and have been thinking about what it means here on this side of the country. We are Jews — and the Jewish community is small. We are all part of one community. We join together when other people are attacked out of hatred. And we strive to make the world a better place… Click above to continue reading

Torah Study: 9:30 am, Sat. Nov 24th

In this Torah portion, God tells Jacob to return home. Worried that his brother Esau will kill him, Jacob divides his clan into two camps, so at least some will survive in case of a fight. Jacob sleeps alone in the desert and is awoken by an angel who wrestles him through the night.