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Saturday
Aug 26

The Misunderstood Masterpiece: A New Approach to Pirkei Abot

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Saturday, August 26

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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Sunday
Sep 3

Saadiah Gaon's Book of Beliefs and Opinions

Sjimon den Hollander

Sunday, September 3

Every Sunday at 8:45 am. The Book of Beliefs and Opinions (completed 933 CE) was the first systematic presentation and philosophic foundation of the dogmas of Judaism.

 

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Thursday
Sep 7

An Old Fashioned Hebrew Course: An Overview of Hebrew Grammar, Based Upon the Historic "Hebrew Grammar for the Use of Beginners" by James (Joshua) Seixas

Taught by Hazzan Rabbi Ira Rohde

Thursday, September 7, 7:15PM – 8:30PM

They don’t teach things the way they used to anymore! For an antiquarian take on studying Hebrew, in the classic way it was taught in America, largely to non-Jewish Bible students, but also to American Jews in our very congregation as well, nearly two-hundred years ago!

Sunday
Sep 10

Communal Beth Olam Cemetery Trip

Sunday, September 10

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

Sunday
Sep 10

Saadiah Gaon's Book of Beliefs and Opinions

Sjimon den Hollander

Sunday, September 10

Every Sunday at 8:45 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.

Wednesday
Sep 13

Public Tour of the Synagogue

Wednesday, September 13, 11:00AM

Individuals and groups are welcome to attend a free, guided tour led by a member of our clergy or a trained docent.

Thursday
Sep 14

An Old Fashioned Hebrew Course: An Overview of Hebrew Grammar, Based Upon the Historic "Hebrew Grammar for the Use of Beginners" by James (Joshua) Seixas

Taught by Hazzan Rabbi Ira Rohde

Thursday, September 14, 7:15PM – 8:30PM

They don’t teach things the way they used to anymore! For an antiquarian take on studying Hebrew, in the classic way it was taught in America, largely to non-Jewish Bible students, but also to American Jews in our very congregation as well, nearly two-hundred years ago!

Sunday
Sep 17

Saadiah Gaon's Book of Beliefs and Opinions

Sjimon den Hollander

Sunday, September 17

Every Sunday at 8:45 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.

Saturday
Sep 23

Shabbat Teshubah Derasha

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Saturday, September 23

 

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

Sunday
Sep 24

Saadiah Gaon's Book of Beliefs and Opinions

Sjimon den Hollander

Sunday, September 24

Every Sunday at 8:45 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.

Thursday
Sep 28

An Old Fashioned Hebrew Course: An Overview of Hebrew Grammar, Based Upon the Historic "Hebrew Grammar for the Use of Beginners" by James (Joshua) Seixas

Taught by Hazzan Rabbi Ira Rohde

Thursday, September 28, 7:15PM – 8:30PM

They don’t teach things the way they used to anymore! For an antiquarian take on studying Hebrew, in the classic way it was taught in America, largely to non-Jewish Bible students, but also to American Jews in our very congregation as well, nearly two-hundred years ago!

Sunday
Oct 1

Saadiah Gaon's Book of Beliefs and Opinions

Sjimon den Hollander

Sunday, October 1

Every Sunday at 8:45 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.

Monday
Oct 2

Sisterhood Succah Decoration

Monday, October 2, 5:00PM – 8:00PM

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. 

Sunday
Oct 8

Saadiah Gaon's Book of Beliefs and Opinions

Sjimon den Hollander

Sunday, October 8

Every Sunday at 8:45 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.

Tuesday
Oct 10

Hoshana Rabba Mishmarah-Tikkun

Tuesday, October 10, 9:00PM

Join us in this annual Shearith Israel tradition as we bid farewell to Succot and prepare for Simhat Torah with celebratory food and study in our stunning Elias Room succah, featuring a shiur by Rabbi Soloveichik.

Wednesday
Oct 11

Public Tour of the Synagogue

Wednesday, October 11, 11:00AM

Individuals and groups are welcome to attend a free, guided tour led by a member of our clergy or a trained docent.

Thursday
Oct 12

Annual Simhat Torah Dinner and Ice Cream Extravaganza

Sponsored by the Haberman and Lustig families

Thursday, October 12

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

Thursday
Oct 12

Women's Hakafot

Held in the Small Synagogue

Thursday, October 12, 6:45PM

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.

Sunday
Oct 15

Saadiah Gaon's Book of Beliefs and Opinions

Sjimon den Hollander

Sunday, October 15

Every Sunday at 8:45 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.

Tuesday
Oct 17

Feasts and Fasts: The Festivals in Jewish Thought

A Class for Women | Rabbi Soloveichik

Tuesday, October 17, 9:00AM

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

 

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The 'Pineapple' Rimonim

These bells adorned a Torah scroll at the consecration ceremony of the First Mill Street Synagogue in 1730.

1730
Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

In 1776, several British soldiers desecrated two of Shearith Israel’s Torah scrolls.

1776