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Welcome to Moses Montefiore Congregation!

Moses Montefiore Congregation serves the Bloomington – Normal and McLean County Jewish community. We are affiliated with the Reform movement, and represented nationally by URJ – the Union for Reform Judaism.

The purpose of our community is to promote the fundamental and enduring principles of Judaism and to ensure the continuity of the Jewish people; to enable its members to develop a relationship with God through communal worship, study of Torah, and assembly; and to apply the principles of Reform Judaism to the values and conduct of the individual, the family, and the society in which we live.

55th ANNUAL FOOD FAIR
Date: Wednesday, October 25
Ticket price: $9
Tray of 9 raglach $14
Featuring Jason's Deli corned beef, Vienna all-beef salami & Hebrew National 1/4 pound all-beef hot dogs
 
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Shabbat Eve services are Friday night at 5:30 pm

Torah Service is the 4th Saturday of each month at 9:30 am

Friday, August 25, 2017
             There are no services this evening.
Please join us for Shabbat Morning services tomorrow.
       
Saturday, August 26, 2017
            9:30 am, Shabbat Morning Services, officiated by Rabbi Dubowe - Light Kiddush lunch to follow, hosted by Julie Loy & Lin Hinds - NO Torah Study

Friday, 9/1 - 5:30 pm, Friday Night Services, led by Jeff Loeb

Saturday, 9/2 - 11:00 am, Torah Study

 

High Holy Days

Elul 5777 - Tishrei 5778

S’LICHOT

Saturday, September 16, 2017

7:00 pm     Special Musical Program

presented by Alan R. Oresky

followed by a reception

9:00 pm     S’lichot Services

ROSH HASHANAH

Sunday, September 17, 2017

10:30 am     “High Holy Days Musical Experience” (for children)

1:00 pm    Kever Avot v’lmahot

Visit to Jewish Cemetery in Bloomington

 

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

7:30 pm     Erev (Evening)

Rosh Hashanah Services

* Childcare will be available

Rosh Hashanah Tea immediately following services

 

Thursday, September 21, 2017

9:30 am     Morning Services

* Childcare will be available

4:00 pm     Tashlich Service at the home of Elaine & Alvin Goldfarb, 3016 Thornwood Lane, Bloomington

 

Friday, September 22, 2017

9:30 am     Morning Services

No Friday Night Services

 

Saturday, September 23, 2017

10:00 am     Shabbat in the Park - Sherman Park, 740 Hershey Road, Normal

 

 YOM KIPPUR

Friday, September 29, 2017

7:30 pm     Kol Nidre Services

 

Saturday, September 30, 2017

9:30 am     Morning Services

* Childcare will be available

3:30 pm     Adult Discussion TBD

4:30 pm     Afternoon Services

5:30 pm     Yizkor (Memorial Services) &

Neilah Services (Concluding Services)

* Childcare will be available

6:45 pm (approx)     Break the Fast

 

SUKKOT

Sunday, October 1, 2017

9:00 - 10:00 am     Sukkah Raising

 

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

5:30 pm     Bring Your Own Supper &

Erev Sukkot Service in the Sukkah

 

Sunday, October 8, 2017

11:30 am     Religious School Picnic in the Sukkah

 

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

7:00 pm     7th day of Sukkot - Yizkor Service

 

SIMCHAT TORAH

Friday, October 13, 2017

5:30 pm     Friday Night Shabbat Services/

Simchat Torah/RS Consecration

Followed by Community Shabbat Dinner

in the Social Hall

 
 
 

Office Hours

Sunday - Closed
Monday -10 am - 2 pm

Tuesday - 10 am - 2 pm

Wednesday - 1 to 5 pm

Thursday - 10 am - 2 pm

Friday - 1 to 5 pm

Saturday - Closed

Get Connected

Photo Gallery

gallery Take a look at different events, occasions, and ‘happenings’ here at our synagogue. Our Mitzvah Day celebrations, Tikkun Olam, simchas and special occasions!

Social Action

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Our community is actively involved with coordinating the efforts of the congregation’s activities, fulfilling the mitzvah of tikkun olam, repairing the world.

Meet Our Rabbi - Rabbi's Blog

OurBlog Read about our community, e-learning, and words from our Rabbi. Interactive commentary that lets you read and be part of a discussion.

Bulletins

Newsletter
Read more about what's going on in our synagogue and community. Read about us... upcoming events and this weeks happenings.

Bulletin: September 2014 (High Holy Days)


Past Issues
June-July 2014 Bulletin
May 2014 Bulletin
April 2014 Bulletin
Winter 2013-14 Bulletin
September 2013 Bulletin