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Tuesday
Apr 23

Feasts and Fasts: The Festivals in Jewish Thought

A Class for Women | Rabbi Soloveichik

Tuesday, April 23, 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.

Saturday
Apr 27

The Misunderstood Masterpiece: A New Approach to Pirkei Abot

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Saturday, April 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.

 

Saturday
Apr 27

Teen Girls' Shir HaShirim 2019

Saturday, April 27, 11:00AM

The young women in our synagogue, ages 12-18, will read The Song of Songs for the congregation.

Tuesday
Apr 30

Feasts and Fasts: The Festivals in Jewish Thought

A Class for Women | Rabbi Soloveichik

Tuesday, April 30, 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.

Saturday
May 4

The Misunderstood Masterpiece: A New Approach to Pirkei Abot

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Saturday, May 4

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.

 

Sunday
May 5

Chatham Square Cemetery Cleanup Day

Chatham Square Cemetery, 55 St. James Place

Sunday, May 5, 10:00AM

You bring work clothes; we supply the rest.

Tuesday
May 7

Feasts and Fasts: The Festivals in Jewish Thought

A Class for Women | Rabbi Soloveichik

Tuesday, May 7, 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.

Wednesday
May 8

בצאתי ממצרים — Out Of Egypt: Celebrating Egyptian Jewish Heritage at Shearith Israel

Wednesday, May 8, 7:00PM

Please join us for an evening celebrating Egyptian Jewish Heritage at Shearith Israel.

Saturday
May 11

The Misunderstood Masterpiece: A New Approach to Pirkei Abot

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Saturday, May 11

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.

 

Sunday
May 12

Bahya ibn Paquda's Duties of the Heart

Rabbi Sjimon den Hollander

Sunday, May 12, 8:45AM
Sunday
May 12

Kindertransport: Rescuing Children on the Brink of War

A private tour and luncheon with remarks from survivor, Anne Kelemen, presented by the Sisterhood

Sunday, May 12, 11:30AM

Join the Sisterhood of the Spanish & Portuguese Synagogue for a multigenerational tour of the Yeshiva University Museum/Leo Baeck Institute exhibit that tells the story of the Kindertransport.

Tuesday
May 14

Feasts and Fasts: The Festivals in Jewish Thought

A Class for Women | Rabbi Soloveichik

Tuesday, May 14, 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.

Tuesday
May 14

SMASH THE STIGMA: A Jewish Communal Conversation on Suicide and Depression

Tuesday, May 14, 7:00PM

Join our effort to destigmatize mental illness in general and focus on depression and suicidality in particular. 

Saturday
May 18

The Misunderstood Masterpiece: A New Approach to Pirkei Abot

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Saturday, May 18

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.

 

Sunday
May 19

Bahya ibn Paquda's Duties of the Heart

Rabbi Sjimon den Hollander

Sunday, May 19, 8:45AM
Sunday
May 19

Chatham Square Cemetery Memorial Event, Honoring the Patriotic Service rendered by our Members

Chatham Square Cemetery | 55 St James Place

Sunday, May 19, 10:30AM

Please join us for our annual Memorial Service to honor the patriotic service rendered by the members of our congregation and to decorate the graves of 19 veterans of the American Revolution.

Tuesday
May 21

Feasts and Fasts: The Festivals in Jewish Thought

A Class for Women | Rabbi Soloveichik

Tuesday, May 21, 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.

Saturday
May 25

The Misunderstood Masterpiece: A New Approach to Pirkei Abot

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Saturday, May 25

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.

 

Sunday
May 26

Bahya ibn Paquda's Duties of the Heart

Rabbi Sjimon den Hollander

Sunday, May 26, 8:45AM
Tuesday
May 28

Feasts and Fasts: The Festivals in Jewish Thought

A Class for Women | Rabbi Soloveichik

Tuesday, May 28, 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.

West 11th Street Cemetery

The West Eleventh Street cemetery, the second historic cemetery of Congregation Shearith Israel, was consecrated on February 27, 1805.  

1805
Emma Lazaraus

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

1883