Monday, April 23 | 7:00PM | BJ Middle Room
Learn about issues of housing discrimination in New York.
Explore how we, as religious communities, can help advance fair housing.
After an intensive exploratory process, the joint BJ/SPSA racial justice task force has decided to partner in advocacy work with the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC), a nonprofit, civil rights organization dedicated to eliminating housing discrimination. We will be working with them to develop a new program aimed at harnessing the power of religious communities and faith-based organizations to advance fair housing in the New York City region.
Tuesday, May 8 | 8:30AM | BJ Chapel
Join BJ Rabbinic Fellows Sarah Krinsky and Tobias Divack Moss one Tuesday per month after morning minyan. Dive deeper into the questions we are exploring through our Faith & Public program, such as “Should We Pray for the Government or About It?” and “Violence and Humility in Jewish Politics”. Read more »
Wednesday, May 16 | 6:30-8:30PM | BJ Reception Room
Through a partnership with HIAS and emerging relationships with other organizations, we are educating our community about the refugee crisis and developing opportunities to volunteer, advocate, and raise our Jewish voice. Join us at our next meeting to get involved in this important work. R.S.V.P. to Sandy.
Wednesday, May 30 | 7:00PM | BJ Sanctuary
Register now for the last in our Faith & Public Life Lecture Series, with Dr Yehuda Kurtzer. Dr Kurtzer is President of the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America and teaches widely in the Institute’s many platforms. Read more »
Tuesday, June 12 | 7:00PM | BJ Sanctuary
Join us for a live recording of On Being with Krista Tippett—the podcast that opens up the animating questions at the center of human life: What does it mean to be human, and how do we want to live? We will explore these questions in their richness and complexity in 21st-century lives. Read more »