Reach for Shabbat 2021

Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center 116 Johnson Rd, Falls Village

Join us for Reach for Shabbat Retreat at the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center. This retreat is a part of the Kadima@BJ curriculum and is included in tuition. Programs are geared toward 3rd-6th grade families.

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Shirah with Shira

Frankel Hall 257 West 88th Street, New York

Join us for a Hebrew immersion class geared toward children 3- and 4-years old. Shira Averbuch will lead children with their parents and caregivers in music, stories, and movement rooted in Jewish tradition, while providing exposure to Israeli culture.

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Introduction to Judaism

Remote Access Only NY

This course offers an overview of the core beliefs, practices, and history of Judaism and the Jewish people, for both those just beginning to explore Jewish life and those who would like to participate more fully in the Jewish community.

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8th Grade Holocaust Education Class: Facing History

Sanders-Gardner Teen Lounge 270 West 89th Street, New York

The 8th Grade Facing History Holocaust Education is included in your Haverim registration from 2020-2021.  The sessions will be taught in-person by Matt Altman, one of our incredible Teen Educators, in the BJ Teen Lounge.

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Bim Bam In-Person Fall Series (English and Hebrew)

SPSA, 263 West 86th Street 263 West 86th Street, New York

Bim Bam is returning in the fall. Bim Bam gives children under three a fun space to get ready for Shabbat through interactive English and Hebrew songs, movement, and stories, while practicing traditions such as lighting candles and saying Kiddush.

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Bim Bam In-Person Fall Series (Hebrew Immersion)

SPSA, 263 West 86th Street 263 West 86th Street, New York

Bim Bam gives children under three a fun space to get ready for Shabbat through interactive songs, movement, and stories, while practicing traditions such as lighting candles and saying Kiddush. The program is entirely in Hebrew.

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Early Childhood Families Shabbat Morning In-Person Services

Community House - 3rd Floor 270 West 89th Street, New York

We offer weekly in-person Shabbat services for our Early Childhood Families community. The service will feature lively songs, stories, and movement for families with children from birth to 7 years old.

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BJ Theater Company Hanukkah Play

Rooftop 270 West 89th Street, New York

In this splashy, spectacular musical revue, BJ's K-5th grade performers will shine on stage & help us celebrate a very happy Hanukkah! Get ready for a fun-filled chance to sing and dance your hearts out.

BJ Teen Band Jam

Sanders-Gardner Teen Lounge 270 West 89th Street, New York

Wanna join the BJ Teen band? Join us to jam out and have a blast!

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Shirah with Shira

Frankel Hall 257 West 88th Street, New York

Join us for a Hebrew immersion class geared toward children 3- and 4-years old. Shira Averbuch will lead children with their parents and caregivers in music, stories, and movement rooted in Jewish tradition, while providing exposure to Israeli culture.

Recurring

Introduction to Judaism

Remote Access Only NY

This course offers an overview of the core beliefs, practices, and history of Judaism and the Jewish people, for both those just beginning to explore Jewish life and those who would like to participate more fully in the Jewish community.

Recurring

8th Grade Holocaust Education Class: Facing History

Sanders-Gardner Teen Lounge 270 West 89th Street, New York

The 8th Grade Facing History Holocaust Education is included in your Haverim registration from 2020-2021.  The sessions will be taught in-person by Matt Altman, one of our incredible Teen Educators, in the BJ Teen Lounge.

Recurring

Bim Bam In-Person Fall Series (English and Hebrew)

SPSA, 263 West 86th Street 263 West 86th Street, New York

Bim Bam is returning in the fall. Bim Bam gives children under three a fun space to get ready for Shabbat through interactive English and Hebrew songs, movement, and stories, while practicing traditions such as lighting candles and saying Kiddush.

Recurring

Bim Bam In-Person Fall Series (Hebrew Immersion)

SPSA, 263 West 86th Street 263 West 86th Street, New York

Bim Bam gives children under three a fun space to get ready for Shabbat through interactive songs, movement, and stories, while practicing traditions such as lighting candles and saying Kiddush. The program is entirely in Hebrew.

Recurring

Tot Shabbat (Fall 2021)

Sanctuary 257 West 88th Street, New York

Tot Shabbat is back! Join us for a monthly interactive, joyful Friday evening Shabbat service full of lively songs, stories, Shabbat rituals, community connection, and more.

Hitoreri

Rooftop 270 West 89th Street, New York

Hitoreri, our monthly teen-only Kabbalat Shabbat & dinner, is a BJ teen tradition. Teens participate in a mindfulness-style Kabbalat Shabbat service, led by one of the BJ rabbis and BJ teens, where we leave behind the hectic energy of the school week and transition into the peacefulness of Shabbat.

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Early Childhood Families Shabbat Morning In-Person Services

Community House - 3rd Floor 270 West 89th Street, New York

We offer weekly in-person Shabbat services for our Early Childhood Families community. The service will feature lively songs, stories, and movement for families with children from birth to 7 years old.

Recurring

Kulanu

Rooftop 270 West 89th Street, New York

Kulanu means “all of us” in Hebrew, and this Shabbat morning service really is for everyone! Kulanu is a fun, welcoming, and engaging space for 3rd-6th graders and their families.

5782 B’nai Mitzvah Cohort Blessing

Sanctuary 257 West 88th Street, New York

Join us for a special b'nai mitzvah gathering and blessing on Shabbat Toldot. While we usually gather for this blessing on our Reach for Shabbat Retreat, due to the pandemic we were not able to gather last year.