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Saturday
May 30

Meaning & Melody: The Depth and Beauty of Jewish Prayer

A Shabbat Morning Shiur by Rabbi Shalom Morris

Saturday, May 30, 10:00AM – 10:20AM

Rabbi Morris will offer "Meaning & Melody" most Shabbat mornings  in the Little Synagogue.  The shiur is for learners and will consist of brief discussions focusing on prayers and their meanings as well as a review of their melodies.  All are welcome.

 

Please follow our weeky emails for schedule changes or cancellations.

Saturday
May 30

The Misunderstood Masterpiece: A New Approach to Pirkei Abot

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Saturday, May 30, 3:30PM

Rabbi Soloveichik guides us through the extraordinary, unique life story and worldview of the brief, much-cited maxims in Pirkei Abot.

 

 Please follow our weeky emails for schedule changes or cancellations.

Saturday
May 30

Keter Shem Tob

Rabbi Richard Hidary

Saturday, May 30, 4:30PM – 4:40PM

Rabbi Shemtob Gaguine (1884-1953) was Rosh Yeshibah of Judith Montefiore College in Ramsgate and was an accomplished halakhist, ethnographer, author and communal leader. His seven volume classic, Keter Shem Tob, documents and explains the customs and liturgy of the Spanish Portuguese tradition in comparison with other rites. Each week, we explain one aspect of our own siddur and minhag based on Hakham Gaguine’s insight.

Saturday
May 30

Parashat HaShabua: The Parts They Skip in High School

A Class for High School Students with Rabbi Hidary

Saturday, May 30, 4:30PM

High school students are welcome to join Rabbi Hidary for this weekly Shabbat afternoon class one hour before Minhah.

 

Please follow our weeky emails for schedule changes or cancellations.

Sunday
May 31

Saadia Gaon’s Emunot ve’Deot on Revelation and Commandments

Sjimon den Hollander

Sunday, May 31, 9:30AM

Every Sunday at 9:30 am. The Book of Beliefs and Opinions (completed 933 CE) was the first systematic presentation and philosophic foundation of the dogmas of Judaism.

 

Please follow our weeky emails for schedule changes or cancellations.

Sunday
May 31

Hebrew Level 1

Sunday, May 31, 10:00AM – 11:00AM

Learn the Hebrew alphabet and the basics of Hebrew reading in this Level 1 Hebrew class for adults.  Enroll here.

Monday
Jun 1

Young Leadership Monday Night Learning

In partnership with the Jewish International Connection of NY (JICNY)

Monday, June 1, 7:00PM – 8:30PM

Every Monday at 7 pm. Start the work week off with a drink, a bite to eat, new friends, and stimulating Jewish thought with fellow young professionals.

 

Please follow our weeky emails for schedule changes or cancellations.

Monday
Jun 1

Rambam Rules for Young Professionals

Rabbi Shalom Morris

Monday, June 1, 8:30PM – 9:00PM

Mondays at 8:30 pm. Learn about the most influential teachings of Maimondes’ monumental Mishneh Torah.

 

 Please follow our weeky emails for schedule changes or cancellations.

Tuesday
Jun 2

Shulhan Arukh

Rabbi Richard Hidary

Tuesday, June 2, 7:40AM

Every Tuesday at 7:40 am. Join us for Minyan, breakfast, and a short class. Each week we will learn a selection of Halakhot from Rabbi Yosef Karo’s 16th century Shulhan Arukh.

 

 Please follow our weeky emails for schedule changes or cancellations.

Tuesday
Jun 2

History of the Sephardim, the Spanish and Portuguese Jews

Rabbi Shalom Morris

Tuesday, June 2, 7:15PM

Tuesdays at 6:45 - 7:30 pm (following evening services). The course studies Sephardic Jewry (10th - 18th Century) from their Golden Age under Islam to life under Christian rule and their ultimate expulsion and spread throughout the Mediterranean and Atlantic Basin.

 

  Please follow our weeky emails for schedule changes or cancellations.

Wednesday
Jun 3

Parashat Hashabua

Esther Hidary

Wednesday, June 3, 10:00AM

Every Wednesday at 10 am. This class explores the weekly parasha through an examination of its literary elements and themes. Led by Esther Hidary.

 

 Please follow our weeky emails for schedule changes or cancellations.

Saturday
Jun 6

Meaning & Melody: The Depth and Beauty of Jewish Prayer

A Shabbat Morning Shiur by Rabbi Shalom Morris

Saturday, June 6, 10:00AM – 10:20AM

Rabbi Morris will offer "Meaning & Melody" most Shabbat mornings  in the Little Synagogue.  The shiur is for learners and will consist of brief discussions focusing on prayers and their meanings as well as a review of their melodies.  All are welcome.

 

Please follow our weeky emails for schedule changes or cancellations.

Saturday
Jun 6

The Misunderstood Masterpiece: A New Approach to Pirkei Abot

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Saturday, June 6, 3:30PM

Rabbi Soloveichik guides us through the extraordinary, unique life story and worldview of the brief, much-cited maxims in Pirkei Abot.

 

 Please follow our weeky emails for schedule changes or cancellations.

Saturday
Jun 6

Keter Shem Tob

Rabbi Richard Hidary

Saturday, June 6, 4:30PM – 4:40PM

Rabbi Shemtob Gaguine (1884-1953) was Rosh Yeshibah of Judith Montefiore College in Ramsgate and was an accomplished halakhist, ethnographer, author and communal leader. His seven volume classic, Keter Shem Tob, documents and explains the customs and liturgy of the Spanish Portuguese tradition in comparison with other rites. Each week, we explain one aspect of our own siddur and minhag based on Hakham Gaguine’s insight.

Saturday
Jun 6

Parashat HaShabua: The Parts They Skip in High School

A Class for High School Students with Rabbi Hidary

Saturday, June 6, 4:30PM

High school students are welcome to join Rabbi Hidary for this weekly Shabbat afternoon class one hour before Minhah.

 

Please follow our weeky emails for schedule changes or cancellations.

Sunday
Jun 7

Saadia Gaon’s Emunot ve’Deot on Revelation and Commandments

Sjimon den Hollander

Sunday, June 7, 9:30AM

Every Sunday at 9:30 am. The Book of Beliefs and Opinions (completed 933 CE) was the first systematic presentation and philosophic foundation of the dogmas of Judaism.

 

Please follow our weeky emails for schedule changes or cancellations.

Sunday
Jun 7

Hebrew Level 1

Sunday, June 7, 10:00AM – 11:00AM

Learn the Hebrew alphabet and the basics of Hebrew reading in this Level 1 Hebrew class for adults.  Enroll here.

Monday
Jun 8

Young Leadership Monday Night Learning

In partnership with the Jewish International Connection of NY (JICNY)

Monday, June 8, 7:00PM – 8:30PM

Every Monday at 7 pm. Start the work week off with a drink, a bite to eat, new friends, and stimulating Jewish thought with fellow young professionals.

 

Please follow our weeky emails for schedule changes or cancellations.

Monday
Jun 8

Rambam Rules for Young Professionals

Rabbi Shalom Morris

Monday, June 8, 8:30PM – 9:00PM

Mondays at 8:30 pm. Learn about the most influential teachings of Maimondes’ monumental Mishneh Torah.

 

 Please follow our weeky emails for schedule changes or cancellations.

Tuesday
Jun 9

Shulhan Arukh

Rabbi Richard Hidary

Tuesday, June 9, 7:40AM

Every Tuesday at 7:40 am. Join us for Minyan, breakfast, and a short class. Each week we will learn a selection of Halakhot from Rabbi Yosef Karo’s 16th century Shulhan Arukh.

 

 Please follow our weeky emails for schedule changes or cancellations.

Emma Lazaraus

Emma Lazarus is best known for her famous poem, “The New Colossus,” inscribed on the base of the Statue of Liberty. 

1883
Nineteenth Street Synagogue

The congregation's fourth synagogue was built on nineteenth Street, just west of Fifth Avenue.  

1860