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Administration Director:
Israel M.

Ritual Director:
Rabbi Yossi


Jerusalem Great Synagogue Choir

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This Shabbat we read parashat BaMidbar.

Candle lighting: 18:50 on Fri, 18 May 2018
Shabbat concludes: 20:21 on Sat, 19 May 2018
(These times are taken from the website at
(Click here for alternate Jewish calendar information from the website at

For the summer months (NOW), Mincha on Friday evenings begins approximately
15 minutes after candle lighting.

For the winter months, Mincha on Friday evenings begins approximately
25 minutes after candle lighting.

This Shabbat the JGS Choir, conducted by Maestro Elli Jaffe, sings for both morning and evening services.
Motsash is Erev Shavuot, and the Choir will sing then as well as for Shavuot morning services.

Click here for more information about the Choir at the Jerusalem Great Synagogue.

Click here to donate money to support the Jerusalem Great Synagogue

The next JGS Choir rehearsal is Tue, 22 May 2018 at the usual time.

The JGS Choir calendar is currently complete through Sat, 11 Aug 2018.

The JGS Choir calendar was last updated on Wed, 25 Apr 2018.

JGS Choir members should check here DAILY (not Shabbat or chag)
for last minute schedule changes and
to verify that their attendance has been recorded correctly.

Click here for the Choir's private login page.

Jonathan Saunders created (05/2007) and maintains this website from Jerusalem, Israel. Click here for more information
This page was updated on Wed 16 May 2018