Basic Hebrew Conversation

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Join us for this course, meant for beginners, or anyone who would like to brush up on basic conversation skills.

Planting Seeds: A Panel of Fresh Perspectives to Take on 2021

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Join fellow 20s and 30s to hear from experts on how to plan and stay motivated as you take on 2021 goals. After the panel, participants will have the opportunity to join breakout rooms to learn more about their areas of interest.

30s and 40s Learning

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Join BJ Rabbinic Fellow, Grace, for an evening of learning with fellow 30s and 40s. We will draw on Torah as well as secular sources to understand an argument for reparations for descendants of slaves in the United States.

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Tzama Nafshi: Sing and Learn with Hazzan Ari Priven

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Prepare for Shabbat and Haggim singing new and old Zemirot, songs that are part of traditional Shabbat and Holy Days meals. Join Ari in expanding and exploring this enriching practice central to our heritage.

Hitoreri

Outside of 88th Street Sanctuary 88th Street and West End Avenue, New York, NY

Join us for our teen-only Kabbalat Shabbat Service led by BJ teens and staff. We will meet on 88th Street outside the Sanctuary doors.

Minha

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Join the BJ Community for Minha services.

Arvit

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Join us in virtual community for arvit, as we maintain a collective spiritual practice while supporting all those in our midst who are saying Kaddish.

PJ-Themed Family Havdalah

Outside of 88th Street Sanctuary 88th Street and West End Avenue, New York, NY

Join Rabbi Becca, Michael Harlow, and Shira Averbuch in front of the Sanctuary on 88th street in your favorite warm PJs. We will say goodbye to Shabbat and transition into the new week with song and dance.

Town Hall Meeting (Members Only)

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All current BJ members are invited to this virtual Town Hall Meeting, including updates on BJ’s finances, VirtuShul programming, ways we can continue to support each other during the pandemic, and membership season and High Holy Days planning.

New and Soon-to-be Parents Gathering

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Anticipating parenthood? Recently welcomed a little one into your life? Join Rabbi Becca, members of BJ’s young families community, and fellow soon-to-be, or new, parents as we explore Jewish parenthood. 

BJ/SPSA Racial Justice Task Force Meeting

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The Task Force is continuing their work with the Alliance of Families for Justice (AFJ) to those incarcerated in New York State and their families. Join the meeting to learn what's been happening and make plans for activities going forward.

The Ultimate Ally: The Past Decade of US-Israel Relations

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Join us for the next session in our series exploring US-Israel relations in the past decade, with Dr. Sara Yael Hirschhorn.
This program examines how American and Israeli realities have changed and what this means for the future.

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Shabbat Family Jam

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Join us for a Shabbat Family sing-along. Our own Michael Harlow, Michael Witman, and Rabbi Rebecca Weintraub will lead us in some of our favorite Shabbat melodies.

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Hakhanah LaTefillah

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Every other week, join Rabbi Roly Matalon to prepare the soul and open the heart for Shabbat morning prayers through the singing of piyutim and brief reflections.

Arvit and Havdalah

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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.

Elder of Zion: An Evening of Jewish Humor

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Join Reb Moshe Waldoks for a historical and humorous overview of the origins of Jewish humor, and how it has survived for many generations, followed by a Q&A.

Torah from Israel

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Join Rabbi Dr. Rani Jaeger following Sunday Morning Minyan for our monthly Torah class live from Israel. He will be teaching on “THE Question of the Upcoming Israeli Election--an Unexpected Answer.”

Shaharit

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Shaharit (our morning minyan service) is currently being held via Zoom. Develop a daily Jewish practice, meet new people in an intimate setting, and help us make a minyan so our members can say kaddish for their loved ones.

What’s Next in the Fight for Just Immigration

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Join us for an important discussion on what a new administration means for refugees' and asylee seekers' rights in the United States. We will be joined by Russ Agdern, Grassroots Campaign Manager at HIAS.

Grandparenting in the Time of Covid-19

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The pandemic has put both the wonder of grandchildren and the difficulties of our situation into high relief. Join BJ member Jane Isay for a webinar focusing on the sacred role of grandparents in the time of Covid-19.

Virtual Bar Trivia

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Looking to hang out with friends and meet fellow 20s and 30s during this time of physical distancing? Miss going to your weekly bar trivia? Join your fellow 20s and 30s for virtual happy hour with Aviv!

Shabbat Tisch

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Join Rabbi Felicia Sol and Rabbinic Fellow Deborah Sacks Mintz as we usher in Shabbat with singing, learning and kavannah before transitioning into Kabbalat Shabbat.

Arvit and Mindful Havdalah

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Using guided meditation practices, we’ll deepen our encounter with the ritual of Havdalah, mindfully taking leave of shabbat and awakening to the possibilities of a new week.