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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.

 

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Friday
Sep 9

Sit in on our choir rehearsals

Friday, September 9, 5:30PM – 6:30PM

Maestro Leon Hyman, veteran choirmaster of our renowned Shearith Israel choir, is offering this unique opportunity for members and guests to get an inside glimpse into the making of our music as the choir prepares for the intensive High Holiday services.

Saturday
Sep 10

Young Couples and Families Welcome Back Shabbat Luncheon

Saturday, September 10

Young Couples and families (CSI members and guests) are invited to reconnect after the summer at this special “Back to School” themed luncheon.  Register here.

Sunday
Sep 11

Part 3: Communal Beth Olam Cemetery Trip

Part 3 of a 3-part experiential cemetery series

Sunday, September 11, 9:00AM – 1:00PM

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

Friday
Sep 16

Sit in on our choir rehearsals

Friday, September 16, 5:30PM – 6:30PM

Maestro Leon Hyman, veteran choirmaster of our renowned Shearith Israel choir, is offering this unique opportunity for members and guests to get an inside glimpse into the making of our music as the choir prepares for the intensive High Holiday services.

Sunday
Sep 18

Exclusive Tour of Rembrandt's First Masterpiece at the Morgan Library and Museum - SOLD OUT!

225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street

Sunday, September 18, 10:00AM

Rabbi Soloveichik will be guiding us at a private viewing of Rembrandt’s first masterpiece, Judas Returning the Thirty Pieces of Silver. Our exclusive tour, offered before the museum opens to the public, will be held on the closing day of this one-work exhibit.  Don’t miss out on this exclusive opportunity as spaces are highly limited.

Monday
Sep 19

Divine Dialogue: Paths to Approaching God in Prayer

Rabbi Richard Hidary

Monday, September 19, 7:00PM

Join us for this special class taught by Rabbi Richard Hidary to prepare us for the High Holidays on the topic of “Satan's Yom Kippur Candid Camera Test: How to Avoid Overconfidence."  

Friday
Sep 23

Sit in on our choir rehearsals

Friday, September 23, 5:30PM – 6:30PM

Maestro Leon Hyman, veteran choirmaster of our renowned Shearith Israel choir, is offering this unique opportunity for members and guests to get an inside glimpse into the making of our music as the choir prepares for the intensive High Holiday services.

Saturday
Sep 24

Scholar in Residence: Dr. Ronnie Perelis

Saturday, September 24

Join us this Shabbat as we welcome back esteemed scholar, Dr. Ronnie Perelis. 

Sunday
Sep 25

Apple Picking

Sunday, September 25, 12:00PM – 5:00PM

Apple picking is not just for kids! Just in time for Rosh Hashana, everyone is invited to join us for a lovely day of apple picking just a little over an hour from the city. 

Monday
Sep 26

Divine Dialogue: Paths to Approaching God in Prayer

Rabbi Richard Hidary

Monday, September 26, 7:00PM

Join us for this special class taught by Rabbi Richard Hidary to prepare us for the High Holidays on the topic of “Satan's Yom Kippur Candid Camera Test: How to Avoid Overconfidence."  

Friday
Sep 30

Sit in on our choir rehearsals

Friday, September 30, 5:30PM – 6:30PM

Maestro Leon Hyman, veteran choirmaster of our renowned Shearith Israel choir, is offering this unique opportunity for members and guests to get an inside glimpse into the making of our music as the choir prepares for the intensive High Holiday services.

Saturday
Oct 8

Shabbat Teshuba Derasha

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Saturday, October 8

 

We invite you to attend  our annual Shabbat Teshubah Derashah delivered by Rabbi Meir Y. Soloveichik, during morning services on the Shabbat before Kippur.

Thursday
Oct 13

Sisterhood Succah Decoration

Thursday, October 13, 5:00PM – 9:00PM

Our unique open air Elias Room sukkah is considered one of the most beautiful in the world. Teens and adults, women and men, are invited to help decorate in preparation for the Succot Festival. 

Saturday
Oct 22

Hoshana Rabba Mishmarah-Tikkun and New Members Succah Gathering

Saturday, October 22, 9:00PM

New members and veteran memberes alike are invited to enjoy this Spanish and Portuguese learning tradition led by Rabbi Soloveichik in the succah. 

Monday
Oct 24

Annual Simhat Torah Dinner and Ice Cream Extravaganza

Sponsored by the Haberman and Lustig families

Monday, October 24

Join us for our annual youth ice cream extravaganza following Hakafot on Simhat Torah!

Monday
Oct 24

Women's Hakafot

Held in the Small Synagogue

Monday, October 24, 7:00PM

On the evening of Simhat Torah, a parallel Hakafot ceremony for women is held in the Small Synagogue, accompanied by a choir of women congregants.

Tuesday
Nov 1

Shearith Israel Annual Gala

Tuesday, November 1
Friday
Nov 18

Community Shabbat Dinner

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Friday, November 18

We welcome the congregation to attend services, followed by Friday Night Lights and a Shabbat dinner with our Rabbi.  Stay tuned for registration information. 

Thursday
Nov 24

Thanksgiving Service and Rabbi's Lecture

Thursday, November 24, 7:45AM

Join us for our special Thanksgiving Service and special sermon by Rabbi Meir Soloveichik.

 

Emma Lazaraus

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

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Crosby Street Synagogue

 In 1834 the congregation built a new synagogue on Crosby Street, between Broom and Spring Street.

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