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Friday
Jan 26

Friday Night Lights: The Making and Meaning of Shabbat

Friday Nights, following Kabbalat Shabbat

Friday, January 26 – Friday, March 23

Stay around for a bit after Friday evening services for an inspiring Shiur delivered by Rabbi Soloveichik. 

Friday
Feb 2

Friday Night Lights: The Making and Meaning of Shabbat

Friday Nights, following Kabbalat Shabbat

Friday, February 2 – Friday, March 30

Stay around for a bit after Friday evening services for an inspiring Shiur delivered by Rabbi Soloveichik. 

Friday
Feb 9

Friday Night Lights: The Making and Meaning of Shabbat

Friday Nights, following Kabbalat Shabbat

Friday, February 9 – Friday, April 6

Stay around for a bit after Friday evening services for an inspiring Shiur delivered by Rabbi Soloveichik. 

Friday
Feb 16

Friday Night Lights: The Making and Meaning of Shabbat

Friday Nights, following Kabbalat Shabbat

Friday, February 16 – Friday, April 13

Stay around for a bit after Friday evening services for an inspiring Shiur delivered by Rabbi Soloveichik. 

Friday
Feb 23

Friday Night Lights: The Making and Meaning of Shabbat

Friday Nights, following Kabbalat Shabbat

Friday, February 23 – Friday, April 20

Stay around for a bit after Friday evening services for an inspiring Shiur delivered by Rabbi Soloveichik. 

Sunday
Feb 25

Saadiah Gaon's Book of Beliefs and Opinions

Sjimon den Hollander

Sunday, February 25

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
Feb 27

Feasts and Fasts: The Festivals in Jewish Thought

A Class for Women | Rabbi Soloveichik

Tuesday, February 27, 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.

 

 Please follow our weeky emails for schedule changes or cancellations.

Tuesday
Feb 27

Talmud Class: Masechet Yoma and the Meaning of the Mikdash

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Tuesday, February 27, 7:00PM

Tuesdays at 7:00 pm. Join Rabbi Soloveichik for your weekly dose of Talmud and Sushi as we learn about Masechet Yoma. Sponsorship opportunities are available. 

 Please follow our weekly emails for schedule changes or cancellations.

Wednesday
Feb 28

Herringfest 2.0! or Herringfest: The Purim Edition

featuring herring from the world-famous Russ & Daughters

Wednesday, February 28

Building on the success of our previous Herringfest!, Shearith Israel will be holding a HerringFest 2.0!—with a new selection of herring and new herring related Torah tidbits by our rabbi, and herring fanatic, Rabbi Soloveichik.

Wednesday
Feb 28

CSI Youth Purim Programming by Story Arts

Wednesday, February 28, 6:00PM

We welcome all children to the Story Arts show during the reading of the Megillah

Wednesday
Feb 28

Purim Celebration and Herringfest: The Purim Edition

A Purim Dinner featuring herring from the world-famous Russ & Daughters, foods from other fine purveyors, and an entertaining talk from Rabbi Soloveichik

Wednesday, February 28, 6:15PM

Join us for Megillah reading, and a herring-infused dinner for registered guests.

Thursday
Mar 1

Women's Megillah Reading

Thursday, March 1, 8:00AM

Celebrate 28 years of women reading the Megillah on Purim morning at Shearith Israel.

Thursday
Mar 1

Purim Breakfast

Thursday, March 1, 8:30AM

Immediately following the readings of the 8:00 am readings of the Megillah, congregants are welcome to enjoy a festive breakfast. 

Friday
Mar 2

Friday Night Lights: The Making and Meaning of Shabbat

Friday Nights, following Kabbalat Shabbat

Friday, March 2 – Friday, April 27

Stay around for a bit after Friday evening services for an inspiring Shiur delivered by Rabbi Soloveichik. 

Saturday
Mar 3

The Misunderstood Masterpiece: A New Approach to Pirkei Abot

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Saturday, March 3

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.

Sunday
Mar 4

Saadiah Gaon's Book of Beliefs and Opinions

Sjimon den Hollander

Sunday, March 4

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
Mar 6

Feasts and Fasts: The Festivals in Jewish Thought

A Class for Women | Rabbi Soloveichik

Tuesday, March 6, 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.

 

 Please follow our weeky emails for schedule changes or cancellations.

Friday
Mar 9

Friday Night Lights: The Making and Meaning of Shabbat

Friday Nights, following Kabbalat Shabbat

Friday, March 9 – Friday, May 4

Stay around for a bit after Friday evening services for an inspiring Shiur delivered by Rabbi Soloveichik. 

Saturday
Mar 10

The Misunderstood Masterpiece: A New Approach to Pirkei Abot

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Saturday, March 10

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
Mar 10

Pulpit Swap Shabbat

with Rabbi Levine of The Jewish Center

Saturday, March 10

Rabbis Levine and Soloveichik will “swap” synagogues on this shabbat, enjoying the warmth of their peer kehillot and each treating us to a special lecture after morning services. 

Twenty First Street Cemetery

In August of 1829, Shearith Israel’s third cemetery was consecrated.  It was located on Twenty First Street just west of Sixth Avenue

1829
Gershom Mendes Seixas

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

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