Recurring Event Arvit (Virtual)

Arvit (Virtual)

Remote Access Only NY

Join us in virtual community for arvit (the evening services). As we maintain a collective spiritual practice, please join us in supporting all those in our midst who are saying Kaddish.

75 Years Since the UN Vote to Partition Israel

Rabbi Rachel Cowan Chapel 270 West 89th Street, New York, NY

Join us for a conversation to mark the 75th anniversary of this historic date, and reflect on its place in contemporary Israeli society with Dr. Moti Zaira, Rabbi Shira Levin, and Avishay Ben-Aharon of Hamidrasha Be’Oranim.

Recurring Event Shaharit (Virtual)

Shaharit (Virtual)

Remote Access Only NY

Develop a daily Jewish practice and help us make a minyan so our members can say kaddish for their loved ones. Join us every day on Zoom, and in person on Mondays, Thursdays, and other special days with Torah reading.

Recurring Event Bim Bam Fall-Winter 2022

Bim Bam Fall-Winter 2022

Sanctuary 257 West 88th Street, New York, NY

Bim Bam gives children under 3 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 Event Hitoreri

Hitoreri

Rabbi Rachel Cowan Chapel 270 West 89th Street, New York, NY

Hitoreri, our monthly teen-only Kabbalat Shabbat, 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 transition into the peacefulness of Shabbat.

Early Childhood Families: K-2 Shabbat Services

Middle Room 270 West 89th Street, New York, NY

We are excited to offer this lively service, featuring Torah reading, songs, and more. This service is intended for families with children in Kindergarten through 2nd grade.

Post-Kiddush Conversation with Desert Stars

Rabbi Rachel Cowan Chapel 270 West 89th Street, New York, NY

Join us for a conversation with Desert Stars, an organization that builds Bedouin leaders, to learn about Bedouin life in Israel, the challenges and opportunities the community faces, and how two visionaries— - a Jew and a Bedouin—– joined forces to develop young leadership in the Bedouin society. 

Shabbat Sha-Board Games

Frankel Hall 257 West 88th Street, New York, NY

Come show off your competitive side at our Shabbat Sha-Board games tournament after Shabbat morning services and Kiddush.

Recurring Event Arvit and Havdalah

Arvit and Havdalah

Remote Access Only NY

Join us in virtual community for arvit (the evening service), as we maintain a collective spiritual practice while supporting all those in our midst who are saying Kaddish. We will conclude with havdalah and end Shabbat together as a community.

Recurring Event Shaharit (Virtual)

Shaharit (Virtual)

Remote Access Only NY

Develop a daily Jewish practice and help us make a minyan so our members can say kaddish for their loved ones. Join us every day on Zoom, and in person on Mondays, Thursdays, and other special days with Torah reading.

Connections Book Talk with Letty Cottin Pogrebin

Sanctuary 257 West 88th Street, New York, NY

Join us for conversation and brunch followed by a book signing. After opening remarks from Rabbi Felicia Sol, Letty will discuss her new book, SHANDA: A Memoir of Shame and Secrecy with BJ member and civil rights lawyer Kathleen Peratis.

Dirshuni: Women’s Contemporary Midrash

Sanctuary 257 West 88th Street, New York, NY

Join us for a conversation examining women’s roles in interpreting holy Jewish writings—with Tamar Biala, an Israeli Jewish feminism scholar, along with some of the other incredible authors, scholars, and rabbis who contributed to the book Dirshuni: Contemporary Women's Midrash.

Recurring Event Arvit (Virtual)

Arvit (Virtual)

Remote Access Only NY

Join us in virtual community for arvit (the evening services). As we maintain a collective spiritual practice, please join us in supporting all those in our midst who are saying Kaddish.