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Saturday
Jul 30

The Misunderstood Masterpiece: A New Approach to Pirkei Abot

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Saturday, July 30

One hour before the start of Minhah, 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
Jul 30

Keter Shem Tob

Rabbi Richard Hidary

Saturday, July 30

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.

Monday
Aug 1

Three Weeks Series: Allegory, Philosophy and Mystery in the Book of Job

Rabbi Richard Hidary

Monday, August 1, 7:00PM

The Book of Job offers the most sublime poetic statement about the deepest struggles with justice, suffering and human existence. This series analyzes this biblical book as interpreted over the course of centuries from the Talmudic sages, to the medieval philosophic tradition to modern writers in order bring forth the eternal relevance of this composition to our own contemporary challenges.

Saturday
Aug 6

Keter Shem Tob

Rabbi Richard Hidary

Saturday, August 6

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
Aug 6

The Misunderstood Masterpiece: A New Approach to Pirkei Abot

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Saturday, August 6

One hour before the start of Minhah, 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
Aug 13

Keter Shem Tob

Rabbi Richard Hidary

Saturday, August 13

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
Aug 13

The Misunderstood Masterpiece: A New Approach to Pirkei Abot

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Saturday, August 13

One hour before the start of Minhah, 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
Aug 20

The Misunderstood Masterpiece: A New Approach to Pirkei Abot

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Saturday, August 20

One hour before the start of Minhah, 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
Aug 20

Keter Shem Tob

Rabbi Richard Hidary

Saturday, August 20

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
Aug 27

The Misunderstood Masterpiece: A New Approach to Pirkei Abot

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Saturday, August 27

One hour before the start of Minhah, 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
Aug 27

Keter Shem Tob

Rabbi Richard Hidary

Saturday, August 27

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.

Sunday
Sep 11

Part 3: Communal Beth Olam Cemetery Trip

Part 3 of a 3-part experiential cemetery series

Sunday, September 11

Join us for a communal visit and hesed activity at Beth Olam, the congregation's cemetery in Queens.

First Mill Street Synagogue

The little synagogue on Mill Street was the first structure designed and built to be a synagogue in continental North America. 

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Gershom Mendes Seixas

Gershom Mendes Seixas (1745-1816) was the first American-born spiritual leader of Shearith Israel.

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