The Hebrew Congregation of Chautauqua

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The Hebrew Congregation of Chautauqua mourns the passing of of our dear member Joan Harf who was President of our Congregation from 2000 through 2003.  Our hearts go out to her husband Walter and their family. 

The funeral will take place Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 10am at Temple Anshe Hesed, The community is invited to attend Joan’s funeral service via YouTube Live
Interment / Burial Service at Laurel Hill Cemetery Via BURTON Funeral Home Link - following the conclusion of the service at Temple Anshe Hesed.
Shiva will be held via Zoom - on Wednesday evening at 7 P.M. 
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Welcome to the Hebrew Congregation of Chautauqua, where we celebrate and practice the Jewish faith amidst the beautiful and welcoming community of the Chautauqua Institution.  Since 1960, we have been a presence on the grounds of Chautauqua, providing a place for Jewish worship, education, and socialization during the summer season.  For the 2020 Chautauqua Digital Assembly, we shared Kabbalat Shabbat services online.

Our prayer books are written in Hebrew with English transliteration and translation.  Services are conducted by a Rabbi and Cantor or Cantorial Soloist.  This year we will serve the growing Jewish presence at Chautauqua with Saturday morning services, Sunday evening lectures, Tuesday afternoon social hours, and Shabbat dinners. 

All Chautauquans are welcome to attend our services and programs. 

Please contact us to celebrate a special event. Stay up-to-date with our activities on our Facebook page.

Larry Cohen, President

"How good it is, and how pleasant,

when people dwell together in unity." 

                                                                                                                                                                                Psalm 133