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Wednesday
Dec 13

Public Tour of the Synagogue

Wednesday, December 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.

Wednesday
Dec 13

New Members Hanukkah Gathering

At the Home of Rabbi Soloveichik

Wednesday, December 13, 8:00PM

Our Hanukkah gathering at the Soloveichik home has become a wonderful and much anticipated tradition. Guests enjoy an array of traditional and modern takes on latkes and other treats, hear words of torah by our rabbi and socialize in a warm and relaxed atmosphere. By Invitation.

Saturday
Dec 16

The Misunderstood Masterpiece: A New Approach to Pirkei Abot

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Saturday, December 16

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
Dec 17

Saadiah Gaon's Book of Beliefs and Opinions

Sjimon den Hollander

Sunday, December 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.

Sunday
Dec 17

PTTS Hebrew School Hanukkah Fest

Sunday, December 17, 11:00AM

Join CSI Youth and PTTS for a Hanukkah party with fun activities for children of all ages.

Tuesday
Dec 19

Feasts and Fasts: The Festivals in Jewish Thought

A Class for Women | Rabbi Soloveichik

Tuesday, December 19, 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
Dec 19

Talmud Class: Masechet Yoma and the Meaning of the Mikdash

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Tuesday, December 19, 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.

Thursday
Dec 21

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, December 21, 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!

Saturday
Dec 23

The Misunderstood Masterpiece: A New Approach to Pirkei Abot

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Saturday, December 23

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
Dec 24

Saadiah Gaon's Book of Beliefs and Opinions

Sjimon den Hollander

Sunday, December 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.

Monday
Dec 25

A Shearith Israel and Jewish Center Ski and Snowboard Trip

Monday, December 25, 7:00AM – 8:00PM

Celebrate Hanukkah with Shearith Israel and The Jewish Center & some skiing and snowboarding.

Saturday
Dec 30

The Misunderstood Masterpiece: A New Approach to Pirkei Abot

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Saturday, December 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.

Sunday
Dec 31

Saadiah Gaon's Book of Beliefs and Opinions

Sjimon den Hollander

Sunday, December 31

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
Jan 4

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, January 4, 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!

Saturday
Jan 6

The Misunderstood Masterpiece: A New Approach to Pirkei Abot

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Saturday, January 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.

Sunday
Jan 7

Saadiah Gaon's Book of Beliefs and Opinions

Sjimon den Hollander

Sunday, January 7

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.

Sunday
Jan 7

Upper West Side Blood Drive (The Esther Goldfarb Memorial Blood Drive)

presented by Shearith Israel's Caring Connection and The League, in conjunction with other UWS synagogues

Sunday, January 7, 10:00AM – 4:00PM

Kick off the new year by giving the gift of life - be a blood donor. 

Tuesday
Jan 9

Feasts and Fasts: The Festivals in Jewish Thought

A Class for Women | Rabbi Soloveichik

Tuesday, January 9, 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
Jan 9

Talmud Class: Masechet Yoma and the Meaning of the Mikdash

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Tuesday, January 9, 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
Jan 10

Public Tour of the Synagogue

Wednesday, January 10, 11:00AM

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

Hebrew School History

In 1802, Meir Polonies donated $900 to fund our Hebrew School

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Uriah Phillips Levy

Uriah Phillips Levy, the first Jew to be promoted to Commodore in the United States Navy.

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