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Saturday
Nov 1

Jewish Philosophy: The Parts They Skip in High School

A Class for High School Students with Rabbi Hidary

Saturday, November 1, 5:30PM

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

Sunday
Nov 2

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

Sjimon den Hollander

Sunday, November 2, 9:30AM

Every Sunday at 9:30 am beginning October 19. The Book of Beliefs and Opinions (completed 933 CE) was the first systematic presentation and philosophic foundation of the dogmas of Judaism.

Sunday
Nov 2

Hebrew Classes

Sunday, November 2, 10:00AM

Sunday mornings at 10 am beginning October 26. Build reading comprehension skills in one of these three Hebrew classes for adults.  Enroll today.

Sunday
Nov 2

Conversational Hebrew

Sunday, November 2, 11:15AM – 11:45AM

Sundays at 11:15 am beginning October 26. Immediately following our standard Hebrew classes, join us for a 7-session conversational Hebrew course.

Monday
Nov 3

Maimonides' Guide for the Perplexed on Prophecy

Taught by Rabbi Richard Hidary

Monday, November 3, 7:00PM

On October 27, guest speaker Professor Yair Lorberbaum will teach the class on the philosophical parable in the Guide of the Perplexed.

Monday
Nov 3

YL Monday Night Learning

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

Monday, November 3, 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.

Monday
Nov 3

Living Jewish

Rabbi Shalom Morris

Monday, November 3, 7:30PM – 8:15PM

Every Monday at 7:30 pm beginning October 27. Transform Jewish thought into Jewish action. This course is ideal for those seeking a greater understanding of Judaism, wishing to increase their religious observance or actively pursuing conversion. 

Monday
Nov 3

Bet Midrash

Monday, November 3, 8:00PM

The Bet Midrash program features high-level textual learning in small groups that encourages active participation.

Monday
Nov 3

Rambam Rules for Young Professionals

Rabbi Shalom Morris

Monday, November 3, 8:30PM – 9:00PM

Mondays at 8:30 pm beginning September 15. Learn about the most influential teachings of Maimondes’ monumental Mishneh Torah.

Tuesday
Nov 4

Shulhan Arukh

Rabbi Richard Hidary

Tuesday, November 4, 7:40AM

Every Tuesday at 7:40 am beginning September 2. Join us Minyan, breakfast, and a short class. Each week we will learn a selection of Halakhot from Rabbi Yosef Karo’s 16th century Shulhan Arukh.

Tuesday
Nov 4

Jewish Time: The Festivals in Halakha and Jewish Thought

A Class for Women with Rabbi Soloveichik

Tuesday, November 4, 9:00AM

Tuesdays at 9 am in the Elias Room beginning October 21. Drawing on Halakhic, literary, and philosophical texts, we will attempt to examine anew the holidays.

Tuesday
Nov 4

Talmud Class: Tractate Berakhot and the Philosophy of Jewish Prayer

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Tuesday, November 4, 8:00PM

Tuesdays at 8 pm beginning October 21. This Shiur will elucidate the unique nature and history of Jewish prayers, the extraordinary depth of its liturgy, and the reasons why prayer lies at the heart of Jewish devotional life.

Thursday
Nov 6

Tai Chi

Taught by Lewis Paleias

Thursday, November 6, 11:00AM

This age-old practice helps balance, strength, circulation, and mindfulness. Our teacher Lewis Paleias offers individual attention and adapts the class based on the group. Walk-ins welcome.

Thursday
Nov 6

History of the Sephardim, the Spanish and Portuguese Jews

Rabbi Shalom Morris

Thursday, November 6, 6:45PM

Thursdays at 6:45 - 7:30 pm (following evening services) beginning October 30. 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.

Friday
Nov 7

Intimate Shabbat Dinner in the Elias Room

Friday, November 7, 5:00PM

Host a special Shabbat dinner in our elegant Elias Room. Simply show up and bring your gracious sense of hospitality, and we will take care of the rest.

Saturday
Nov 8

Jewish Philosophy: The Parts They Skip in High School

A Class for High School Students with Rabbi Hidary

Saturday, November 8, 5:30PM

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

Sunday
Nov 9

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

Sjimon den Hollander

Sunday, November 9, 9:30AM

Every Sunday at 9:30 am beginning October 19. The Book of Beliefs and Opinions (completed 933 CE) was the first systematic presentation and philosophic foundation of the dogmas of Judaism.

Sunday
Nov 9

Hebrew Classes

Sunday, November 9, 10:00AM

Sunday mornings at 10 am beginning October 26. Build reading comprehension skills in one of these three Hebrew classes for adults.  Enroll today.

Sunday
Nov 9

Conversational Hebrew

Sunday, November 9, 11:15AM – 11:45AM

Sundays at 11:15 am beginning October 26. Immediately following our standard Hebrew classes, join us for a 7-session conversational Hebrew course.

Monday
Nov 10

YL Monday Night Learning

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

Monday, November 10, 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.

Maud Nathan

Maud Nathan (1862-1946) was founder and first President of the Sisterhood of Shearith Israel, established in 1896.  

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Beth Olam Cemetery

Beth Olam Cemetery in Ridgewood, Queens has provided for the burials of our congregation since 1851 and will continue to do so for many years to come.

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