Get Prepared for the Festival of Freedom with TAIS!

Passover is around the corner!  Take care of all your Pre-Pesach Preparation with TAIS!
1.  Important Halachic Times & Schedule of Services for First Day of Pesach 

Erev Pesach – Friday, April 22

Lastest Time to Eat Chametz:  10:27am

Lastest Time to Burn Chametz:  11:33am

Candle Lighting:  6:57pm

Mincha & Festive Kabbalat Shabbat & Evening Services:  7:00pm

First Day of Pesach – Shabbat, April 23

Lastest Time to Eat Afikoman:  12:39am

Morning Services:  9:00am

Mincha, Seudah Shlishit and Maariv:  6:50pm

For the rest of the Schedule of Services over Pesach – Click HERE

2.  Sale of Chametz  

Rabbi Ariel is available for selling your chametz in the evenings.  DEADLINE: Thursday, March 29 – 3:00pm!!!  If you cannot make it in person, email Rabbi Ariel all the addresses that have Chametz to until the deadline above.

3.  Shabbat HaGadol Drasha

Rabbi Ariel will deliver his Annual Shabbat HaGadol Drasha on Shabbat HaGadol on Shabbat afternoon, March 24 at 6:30pm.

4.  Pre-Pesach Seminars

Monday, March 19 – Insights into the Haggadah with Rabbi Dr. Rafael Shuchat – 8:00pm (English)

Tuesday, March 20 –  Winter has Gone and Spring is Coming – Kabbalistic Insights into the Song of Songs with Amit Adler – 8:30pm (English)

Wednesday, March 21 – Preparing Your Home for Pesach with Rabbi Stewart Weiss – 6:30pm (English)

Wednesday, March 26 –  Leaving the Shackles of Slavery – Then & Today with Rabbi Ariel Konstantyn – 8:00pm (English)

5.  Prepare for the Music of the Seder

Listen to our Chazzan Israel Nachman Tordjman sing the classics of the Seder in concert!

6.  Siyum Bechorim

Rabbi Ariel will conclude the Tractate Beitzah on Monday morning, March 30 following Shacharit at 8:00am.  All firstborn men in attendance will thereby be exempt from the Fast of the Firstborns.  A light breakfast will be served.

7.  Kitchen Kashering

We recommend the following website as a guide to Kashering your Kitchen for Pesach:

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Missed our AMAZING Purim? Catch it on the LIVE YNET Broadcast!

A packed house at The Tel Aviv International Synagogue filled with electric energy and joy! What a privilege to celebrate Purim with such an AMAZING community!!!  A special thanks to all the amazing volunteers!  Version 2


Watch the Megillah reading that was broadcast LIVE on YNet! Skip around to some of the Haman booing with explosive energy and the spontaneous singing of We are the Champions!
Purim Sameach!
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Rabbi Ariel Shares Insights on Purim & TAIS Purim Celebration featured in the Jerusalem Post

Enjoy a beautiful article in the Jerusalem Post by the talented reporter Juliane Helmhold that features the incredible celebration and electric energy at The Tel Aviv International Synagogue on Purim.

Rabbi Ariel Konstantyn was interviewed and shares insights on the festival of Purim and its spiritual connection to drinking and Yom Kippur.

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Shabbat Zachor Scholar-in-Residence Rosh Yeshiva Rabbi Dov Linzer

We are pleased to welcome Rabbi Dov Linzer, Rosh Yeshivat Chovevei Torah to TAIS for Shabbat as our Scholar-in-Residence! 

Friday night, February 23 – 6:00pm (approx) Drasha on the topic:  What, really, is the mitzvah to remember Amalek?

Shabbat afternoon, February 24 – 5:25pm – Shiur on the topic:  Transgender Men and Women in Life and Law

Rabbi Dov Linzer is the Rosh HaYeshiva of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School and is the primary architect of YCT’s groundbreaking curriculum of Torah, 0 Rabbi Linzer Headshot small current (1)Halakha, pastoral counseling and professional training. Rabbi Linzer has been a leading rabbinic voice in the Modern Orthodox community for over 20 years.  Rabbi Linzer publishes a widely-read parashah sheet, teshuvot on a wide range of contemporary halakhic topics and co-hosts The Joy of Text podcast with Dr. Bat Sheva Marcus, addressing topics related to sex, Halakhah, and Orthodoxy. He was the convener of the 2012 Modern Orthodox Siyyum HaShas.


For a full schedule of services – CLICK HERE

Looking forward to seeing you! Share and invite your friends!

There’s NOTHING like SHABBAT at TAIS!!! 
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Purim Extravaganza at TAIS! Megillah w/Simultaneous Translation to Sign Language! Live Band After Party! Open Bar, Children’s Show & More!

Join us for our 9th Annual ROCKIN’ PURIM at TAIS!!!  TAIS Purim flyer 2018 English.pages (1)

** Festive Megillah reading with Simultaneous Translation to Sign Language – to be Broadcast around the world LIVE on YNET!!!  

** LIVE Concert featuring Shmulik Yeshurun & Band!

** Well – Stocked Open Bar! Quality Wines, Whisky, Flavored Vodkas, Arak, Cocktails & Dancing Camel Beers!  0001N5

**  Children’s Magic Show with Reuti Tutti!

** Holiday Refreshments with Boutique Central!

** Mishloach Manot for all Children!

Wednesday, February 28

7:00pm – Children’s Show!
8:00pm – Pre-Megillah Concert!
8:30pm – Megillah Reading – ON TIME!
9:15pm – After Party with Live Music & Open Bar!  
Come in Costume!
Complimentary Admission!
Donations are most appreciated. (There will be a donation box at the door.)
Many thanks to our co-sponsors – Joshua Bukowski, Shlomo & Shayna Gottesmann, Adrian & Yael Lea Finkilstein, Daniel Purim, David Cohen, Tel Aviv Municipality – Tarbut Toranit and Tzohar!
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YP Black & White Twister Table Shabbat Dinner with JICNY Israel!

Black & White TWISTER Table Shabbat dinner for Olim & Israelis ages 20s & 30s  twister shabbat dinner

Dinner with a Twist – at each course, guests will Rotate tables in an orderly manner.

DRESS CODE: Everyone wears Black & White

DATE: Friday, February 16th, 2018

TIME:  5:15pm Kabbalat Shabbat Evening Services and Champagne Kiddush Reception followed by Shabbat Dinner and a Grand Buffet Dessert

EVENT SPONSORS: JICNY Israel, The Tel Aviv Int’l Synagogue,
Int’l Young Israel Movement (IYIM)
To Register, send email to and write “Tel Aviv Twist” in the subject line. We will then send you payment link after we have receive your contact information.

Sponsors – Thank you to Leo Dee who is sponsoring this event in honor of the yartzeit of his grandparents, Rachel & David Dee, רחל בת יצחק ויהודה דוד בן בצלל. may their neshamahs have an aliyah.

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Shabbat Druze & Jews in the News!

Watch national coverage of our historic Druze & Jews Shabbat – Remembering the Heroes, Celebrating the Friendship!

On TV – Channel 20 – watch from the 23rd minute –

From the newspapers:



TAIS Druze Shabbat Flyer January 2018 alternative

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Druze and Jews: An Historic Shabbat Remembering the Heroes, Celebrating the Friendship! Carlebach Kabbalat Shabbat with Chazzan Israel Rand & Yossi Schwartz’s Paamonim Ensemble!

Join us for a special edition of Tel Aviv’s renowned Carlebach Kabbalat Shabbat celebrating the friendship between Druze and Jews and remembering the fallen heroes.  TAIS Druze Shabbat Flyer January 2018 alternative

The program, in collaboration with and sponsored by Yakir: Diversity, Unity, Community will include:

**  Carlebach Kabbalat Shabbat with the world renowned Chazzan Israel Rand and Yossi Schwartz’s Paamonim Ensemble!

**  Special prayers for the welfare of Druze IDF soldiers & security forces and memorial prayers dedicated to the fallen.

**  Drasha by Rabbi Yaakov Kermaier, President of Yakir – Diversity, Unity, Community and Rabbi, Shir Hadash on Emek

**  Shabbat Dinner with family of fallen Druze officers, Druze religious, IDF and lay leaders and Druze pre-military academy students – Advanced Registration Required!

Friday, February 2

4:57 – Candle Lighting

5:10pm – Mincha & Carlebach Kabbalat Shabbat followed by our acclaimed Champagne Kiddush Reception

Drasha – Rabbi Yaakov Kermaier


Shabbat Dinner with the Druze community  

For details:

To Register online:

Shabbat, February 3 – Parshat Yitro

8:45am – Morning Services followed by a HOT Catered Cholent Kiddush 

The Cholent Kiddush is generously sponsored by Keren & Yaron Fidel in honor of the Bar Mitzvah of their son, Ben – Mazal Tov!

4:50pm – Mincha 

5:10pm – Talmud Shiur with Rabbi Ariel (English)


5:10pm – Parsha Study with Amos Asherov (Hebrew)

5:55pm – Maariv and Havdalah

Looking forward to seeing you! Share and invite your friends!

There’s NOTHING like SHABBAT at TAIS!!! 
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Tu B’Shevat – Wine, Fruits, Dessert Bar & Kabbalistic Seder!

You are invited to an inspiring, song filled, Kabbalistic Tu B’Seder and Gourmet Dinner with Rabbi Ariel Konstantyn! tu b'shevat almond tree

** Enjoy Four Cups of Quality Wine!
** Eat Exotic Fruits & Nuts!
** Explore the Four Kabbalistic Worlds!
** Enjoy a Lavish Dessert Bar!

Wednesday, January 31 – 8:00pm

Members: 50 NIS
Non-Members: 60 NIS

To register online: 
To pay by cash or check – Pinchas 052-457-7193
Advance Registration Required!!! Deadline: Sunday, January 28! Your reservation is complete upon payment.

Happy New Year Trees!

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Pesach Seder 2018 with The Tel Aviv International Community & Rabbi Ariel Konstantyn!

Calling all freed Israelites! Don’t Pass Over this Seder!!!

** Meet amazing new people from around the world!
** Enjoy an elegant & gourmet catered dinner!
** Experience the Ultimate Pesach Seder with Rabbi Ariel Konstantyn & The Tel Aviv International Synagogue family filled with song, study and spirit!

Friday, March 30, following festive Evening Services at 6:50pm

Members – 240 NIS
Non-Members – 280 NIS
Children (3-8) – 140 NIS
Lone Soldiers – FREE!

To register online: (there is a credit card fee for online orders)

To pay in cash or check, contact Pinchas at 052-457-7193 or SMS Rabbi Ariel at 052-283-8599 

Absolute deadline: Tuesday, March 27.
Advanced registration ONLY!  No reservation is complete without payment!

Chag Kasher V’Sameach!

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