JCP events are open to JCP members and their guests.   Please contact us if you are visiting or new to our area – or if you are not Jewish but would like to attend an event.
Friday Night Services for 2017-18 – link
High Holiday Services begin the evening of Sept 20. 2017 – link
Combined Shabbat & Sukkot event on October 6, 2017 – link
Chanukah Party – December 10, 2017

Oct. 7 – Sat. Torah Class

October 7, 2017 – Saturday Torah Study Class will be between 2 pm and 4 pm.  It will be at the home of Joann Muneta:  203 South Howard Street in Moscow, Idaho.    Her house is one house north of Third Street and on the west side of the street.   If you need directions, you can call her at (208) 882-3648.   Rabbi Goldstein, who teaches Hebrew and the Hebrew Bible at Gonzaga University, will be leading our Torah Study.  PLEASE NOTE THAT THE CLASS is not at our regular time, but will begin at 2 PM. 

Oct 6 – Combined Shabbat-Sukkot Event

   On OCTOBER 6, 2017, the JCP combined SHABBAT AND SUKKOT CELEBRATION will be at the home of Pat Carter and Nancy Yorinks, 124 N. Polk Street, Moscow, Idaho.    They will have their Sukkah up and available for all to share.   If you can, please bring some folding chairs.  This will be a VEGETARIAN potluck – so no meat, fish or seafood, please.   Potluck will begin at 6 pm.  Services begin around 7 pm.  Rabbi Elizabeth Goldstein will lead services – with music, songs and prayers.   

Round Challah for Rosh Hashanah

ROUND CHALLAH FOR ROSH HASHANAH CAN BE ORDERED FROM THE MOSCOW FOOD CO-OP BAKERY:    Call them at 208.882.8537 – BEFORE NOON on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 and request to pick up your Round Challah on Wednesday, September 20.   You can order a “Plain Challah’ and/or a “Challah with Raisins.  Just tell them what you want and how many.

Kosher Deli Meats in Spokane

Temple Beth Shalom informs us that Kosher deli meat is available in Spokane at the SUPER 1 supermarket on 29th and Grand.  They have AARON’S kosher sliced turkey, salami, and whole salami!   Show them that you like it and they’ll bring in even more options. 


The following High Holy Day Services will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Moscow, located at 420 East Second Street in Moscow, Idaho. 

     (1)  Rosh Hashanah, Jewish New Year — Wednesday evening, Sept 20, 2017 – starting at 6:45 PM.     It will be followed by a POTLUCK snack/reception.  Please bring some sweet treats to share to begin what we hope will be a sweet New Year.  The JCP will provide refreshments, utensils and paper products.

      (2)   Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement – Friday evening, Sept 29, 2017 – starting at 6:45 PM.

      (3)   Yom Kippur concluding services — Saturday, Sept 30, 2017:   The Yizkor service will start around 4:45 PM – and the other concluding services will follow, with the final blowing of the Shofar and the Havdalah ceremony occurring around 6:30 PM – followed by a POTLUCK snack/reception between 6:30 pm and 7:30 pm.  Please bring some finger foods or sweet treats to begin what we hope will be a sweet New Year.  The JCP will provide refreshments, utensils and paper products.

         We have also scheduled a Rosh Hashanah DAYTIME SERVICE on Thursday, Sept 21, 2017 between 10 AM and Noon, and a YOM KIPPUR DAYTIME SERVICE on Saturday, Sept 30, 2017 between 10 AM and Noon.  Both of these DAYTIME services will be at the home of Lea and Scot Wherland in Pullman WA.   If you need directions, you can contact them at (509) 334-1669.

   Tickets are not required for our services.  We rely upon the dues and contributions of our members (See  where you can also download the JCP DUES FORM and Questionnaire).

     CHILDCARE MAY BE AVAILABLE.    If you would like to request childcare during these services, please contact schreck2020 @

     Once again, we have asked Bea Wallins to provide us with Cantorial and educational assistance for our High Holy Day Services.  Dr. Wallins received her Ph.D. in Hebrew Bible and Jewish Hermeneutics from Emory University, has taught at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Los Angeles, and is currently an Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at Seattle University.


Aug 27, 2017 – Welcome Back Picnic

picnic israeli REGINA restaurant CROPPED   THE ANNUAL JCP WELCOME BACK PICNIC –    When: August 27 2017, 1pm to 3pm.  Where: East City Park Shelter, Moscow, Idaho.  What: Potluck, bring a dish of your choice to share.   Drinks, cups, plates, utensils, and napkins will be provided.   Location of Moscow’s East City Park – click here. 

Commemorative Vigil, Friday, May 19th, 7-9 pm

On the tenth anniversary of the 2007 shootings in Moscow, the Moscow Interfaith Association is inviting all community members to a Commemorative Prayer Vigil.   Participants will gather at Friendship Square by the fountain, walk up the hill, and pause at the places where shots were fired.   The program will end in the Sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church for a brief period of remembering and recommitting to peace and hope.