October 10, 2023
Palm Beach’s Jewish congregations rally to support Israel following Hamas attacks

By Jodie Wagner (Government Reporter)

Jewish congregations in the town will host a series of special events and programs this week to voice support and provide financial assistance to Israel after it was attacked Saturday by Hamas militants.

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The congregation at 235 Sunrise Ave. will host a special twilight service at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday to pray for those in Israel. Rabbi Barak Bar-Chaim will be available beginning at 5 p.m. Wednesday to counsel, speak, and teach from the Jewish tradition prior to worship. Additionally, the sanctuary will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 to 7 p.m. through Thursday and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and again at 6:30 p.m. for Shabbat services on Friday for anyone who would like to pray or reflect. Worshippers are asked to call the synagogue at 561-514-4064 prior to arriving. Security will not grant access to the sanctuary without prior notification. For information, visit

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