The Naider Family
Alaska Community Torah Dedication
Out of Town Guest Info
Shabbat Candle Lighting Times,
Services & Kosher Meals Program
The Center offers five course Shabbat meals featuring gourmet delicious entrees prepped by a local chef and served at the Center.
Gluten Free or Vegan Information: Although we do not have a specific vegan or gluten free menu, the Shabbat meals provide an array of different foods that can accommodate a gluten free or vegan diet. Please indicate on the Shabbat meal form of your interest in a special diet and we can try to accommodate your request.
Friday July 31st, Candle Lighting Times
Plag (Earliest Time) - 8:52 PM
Latest Time to Light Candles - 10:20 PM
All Guests are Invited to Light Shabbat candles at the Synagogue prior to Kabbalat Shabbat services.
Friday Night Services Followed By Dinner, July 31st, 9:00 PM
$55 per person served at the Alaska Jewish Campus, 1117 East 35th Avenue. Minchah service will begin at 9:00 PM. Kabbalat Shabbat service will begin at 9:15 PM, followed by Shabbat dinner.
Shabbat Morning Services Followed By Luncheon, August 1st, 10:30 AM
$45 per person (served at the synagogue immediately following services in conjunction with the community Shabbat luncheon). Shabbat morning services begin at 10:30 AM, followed by Shabbat community luncheon at 12:30 PM. Minchah service will take following the meal at 3 PM.
Children under 12 years of age are half price for all meals. Prepaid reservations for Shabbat meals are required. Payments can be made by Check, Visa or MasterCard.
Shabbat Ends at 12:22 AM (Early Sunday Morning, August 2nd)
The Center does not offer take-out meals for purchase for Shabbat, or weekdays.
Alaska Kosher Food Options
KOSHER FOOD/DAIRY PRODUCTS
A Kosher section was established at the Natural Pantry at 3680 Barrow Street (corner of 36th Avenue, off C St., near the Loussac Library). They usually carry a variety of items including: Empire cold cuts, frankfurters, turkey, chicken, chicken & turkey pot pies, Meal Mart frozen meals, J2 frozen Pizzas, Tillamook cheddar cheese, blintzes, cream cheese, smoked mozzarella cheese, puddings and snacks, frozen whole grain Pas Yisrael Ezekiel bread and other items. Frozen Unbaked Kineret brand Challah is sometimes available, and they do carry Kedem Grape Juice. In order to guarantee that the items you would like are in stock, please call Vikki at the Natural Pantry at 907-770-1444 or fax at 770-1445.
In addition, several large grocery stores, such as Carrs/Safeway and Fred Meyer, COSTCO and Wal-Mart, carry the same variety of Kosher OU-OK-CK foods which you would be able to purchase in the large non-Kosher supermarkets in the Lower 48 including: bagels, tuna, sardines, smoked salmon (lox), pickles, potato chips, etc. Manischewitz products, such as matzah, gefilte fish, chicken soup, Pas Yisrael Ezekiel bread, etc. for Friday night dinners are also available. Kosher wine can be purchased at Carrs’ Oaken Keg liquor stores. There are no kosher delis, restaurants, or other places to purchase hot kosher food in Alaska. Please note that the Falafel King is not under any Kosher Supervision. Outside of Anchorage, a smaller selection of the same kosher products is available. There is a very limited selection of OUD and OKD dairy products available. There is no chalav Israel products available.