In the summer we often have an 8AM Shacharit Minyan. Confirm with Rabbi Friedman to make sure it's happening.

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Welcome To Harrisburg
Harrisburg Jewish Community
Rabbi Elisha Friedman

Yom Kippur Times

Erev Yom Kippur

Tuesday, September 18

Selichos and Shacharis 6:30AM
followed by Kapparos

Mincha 2:00PM

Men’s Mikvah Hours 9AM-5PM

Kol Nidrei

Tuesday, September 18

Kol Nidrei: 6:50PM

Candle Lighting Р6:51PM

No eating past 7:10PM.

Remember to wear non-leather shoes.

(If you have illness or concerns about fasting contact Rabbi Friedman)

Yom Kippur Day

Wednesday, September 19

Shacharis: 8:00am

Sermon and Yizkor: 11:15am

Mussaf – 12:00PM

Mincha: 5:40pm

Neilah: 6:45PM

Havdallah and Fast Ends: 7:55pm

About the Congregation

Kesher Israel Congregation is located in the beautiful state capital of Harrisburg, PA, nestled along the majestic Susquehanna RiverРas the center of the  warm and vibrant traditional Jews of South Central PA. People are attracted to our community for the broadness of our Jewish life, the stable economy, affordable cost of living, the relaxed feel of life, and proximity to the natural resources and richness of Central PA.

Visit Kesher Israel

Visit Kesher Israel and our beautiful city of Harrisburg for Shabbos and see if it’s right for you!

We are unable to provide overnight Shabbat hospitality if you do not provide us with information about your current synagogue affiliation, including email contact for your Rabbi. We request, if at all possible, one week advance notice for overnight and Shabbat meal requests

Minyan Times

Parashat Haazinu

Candle Lighting: 6:46pm

Shabbat Ends: 7:45pm


Shabbat Davening

Friday Evening: 6:45pm

Shabbat Morning: 9:00am

Shabbat Mincha: 6:40pm


Weekday Minyan

Sunday Shacharit: 8:00am

Monday-Friday

Shacharit: 6:45am

Sunday to Thursday:

Mincha/Ma'ariv: 7:05pm

Are you considering relocation?

Are you planning to visit or relocate in Harrisburg, we have a dedicated team to help those families and individuals to join our great community in town with job search, real state and home hospitality.

Visit Kesher Israel

Come join us for a Shabbos to see if Harrisburg is right for you!

Relocate to Harrisburg

Our relocation team will help you to make this process easy

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Your generous support helps our congregation