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January 2020

Evening Minyan

January 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating until December 31, 2020

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2020

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 31, 2020

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 31, 2020

Community House, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Coming to an evening program at BJ? Picking up your kids from Kadima? Come a little earlier, or stay a little later, fulfill the mitzvah of enabling others to recite kaddish, and help sustain our community and the Jewish people. Supplementing BJ’s morning minyan, our evening minyan creates yet another opportunity to come together in prayer and to support the mourners among us. This minyan is open to all, and, depending on the season, provides an opportunity to daven minha, maariv, or both. Unlike morning minyan, BJ’s evening minyan does not meet…

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Hilkhot Tefilah: The Laws of Prayer

January 21 @ 8:15 am - 8:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:15 am on Tuesday, repeating until July 28, 2020

Rabbi Rachel Cowan Chapel, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Join BJ’s Morning Minyan each Tuesday when, after services, we’ll gather for a 15 minute “Iyun Tefilah”—an investigation into the laws of prayer. When do we say “Amen” to a blessing, or respond with “Barukh Hu u’Varukh Shemo,” and when don’t we? Which prayers are said standing and which are said sitting? What if I forgot to add the prayer for Rosh Hodesh in the Amidah—do I repeat the whole Amidah or just that prayer? When is it appropriate to…

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“Soul Food” Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Felicia Sol

January 21 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 9, 2020

Middle Room, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Bring a bag lunch and open up your soul to the nourishment and challenge of the Hassidic rabbis. Join Rabbi Felicia Sol as we study the teachings of Rabbi Kalonymos Kalmish Shapira, the rabbi of the Warsaw Ghetto, from his book Sacred Fire. Each class will stand alone, so new participants are always welcome. No prior knowledge is expected; this series is free of charge. Please note: signing up once grants you admission to as many sessions as you’d like to attend for…

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Shirah with Shira: Winter 2020

January 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 19, 2020

One event on December 10, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on December 17, 2019 at 4:00 pm

Frankel Hall, 257 West 88th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Join us for a Hebrew immersion class geared toward children ages 2-5. Shira Averbuch will lead children and their parents and caregivers in music, stories, and movement. Children will gain a sense of community rooted in Jewish tradition while gaining exposure to Israeli culture.  Pricing Members (For Full Term): $200 Members (For Individual Sessions): $20 Non-members (For Full Term): $300 Non-members (For Individual Sessions): $30 Questions? Email Makai, our family educator, or call him at 212-787-7670 (x248). Register now Other upcoming…

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Minyan & Mingle

January 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Rabbi Rachel Cowan Chapel, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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In your 30s or 40s and looking for a way to be more connected at BJ? Join us at the evening service, and then at a nearby bar for a casual get together. Register now.

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Moving Traditions

January 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on January 22, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on March 25, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on April 22, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on May 6, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Community House – 4th Floor, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Rosh Hodesh (Sisterhood) and Shevet (Brotherhood) are small, single-gender, single-grade groups for teens, led by adult mentors trained by Moving Traditions. Find your own Jewish community in a safe, relaxed space filled with activities, discussion, exploration, and fun. Our research-based and field-tested curriculum applies Jewish wisdom and values to teens in the issues they care about most. Topics include communication, relationships, gender roles, consent and healthy sexuality, social media, physical and mental health, pressure, stress and anxiety, and positive body image.…

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Parent Support Group

January 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Rabbi Rachel Cowan Chapel, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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This parent support group will give you a chance to share your insight and struggles around parenting issues. This group is led by clinical psychologist, Dr. Eilon Shomron-Atar. For more information, and to sign up, visit www.bj.org/parentsupportgroup.

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Jewrisprudence: Frontiers of Modern Jewish Law

January 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 10, 2020

Sanctuary, 257 West 88th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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How is our timeless halakhic (Jewish legal) system responding to questions of Jewish law emerging from our fast-paced, open-sourced, multi-vocal, technology-saturated, and rapidly-changing world? Join Rabbi Adina Lewittes as we analyze contemporary teshuvot (rabbinic responses), study the systems of change that have maintained the relevance of Jewish observance for millennia, explore the dynamism within the boundaries of Jewish law, and learn to articulate, in the language of tradition, the commitments to observance and practice that frame your Jewish life. Questions…

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Introduction to Judaism

January 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 13, 2020

Community House – 4th Floor, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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This course offers an overview of the core beliefs, practices, and history of Judaism and the Jewish people. We hope to deepen the understanding of those just beginning to explore Jewish life, as well as of those who would like to participate more fully in the life of the Jewish community. No prior knowledge or experience necessary. The last day to register for the series is Monday, December 2. The series concludes on Wednesday, May 13, 2020.   Pricing: Individuals:…

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“In the Mirror” Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Roly Matalon

January 23 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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One event on December 12, 2019 at 12:30 pm

One event on December 19, 2019 at 12:30 pm

One event on January 16, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on January 23, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on January 9, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on January 30, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on February 6, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on February 13, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on February 20, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on February 27, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on March 5, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on March 12, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on March 19, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on March 26, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on April 2, 2020 at 12:30 pm

BJ members, join us as we continue our close reading of short stories about the lives, struggles, and concerns of the Talmudic rabbis, in order to uncover deeper layers of our own selves and to become better equipped to wrestle with our human nature. No knowledge of Hebrew is required. You are welcome to bring your own lunch to class. Please note: registration has reached capacity. To get on the waiting list, please email Beth Tarson. Upcoming Sessions: December 5, 12, 19; January 9,…

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