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B’nai Jeshurun

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February 2020

Hakhanah laTefillah

February 22 @ 8:45 am - 9:25 am
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Bi-weekly
Rabbi Rachel Cowan Chapel, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Join Rabbi Roly Matalon biweekly to prepare the soul and open the heart for Shabbat morning prayers through the singing of piyutim and reflections on kavannah.

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Shabbat Morning Services

February 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Sanctuary, 257 West 88th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Passionately traditional, boldly innovative, and deeply spiritual, Shabbat services at BJ are like no other. Join us on Shabbat mornings for soul-stirring prayer, infused with melodies from across the Jewish world, brought to life by our extraordinary musicians, and deepened by the wisdom of our tradition, calling us to renew our commitment to building a world of justice, dignity, and peace. Please join us for kiddush lunch following Shabbat Morning Services.

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Shabbat Morning Family Services: 0-Pre K

February 22 @ 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Saturday, happening 24 times

Middle Room, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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This joyous service is filled with Shabbat songs, prayers and stories. Children play with instruments and dance, and each child carries their own stuffed Torah before joining other families for Kiddush and Motzi.

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Shabbat Morning Family Services: Kindergarten-2nd Grade

February 22 @ 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Saturday, happening 24 times

Reception Room, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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This Shabbat morning experience for children in grades K-2 and their families, incorporates spirited prayer and singing, fun learning activities, and ample shmooze time. Each session includes special learning component for both children and parents.

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Purim Spiel Rehearsals

February 22 @ 12:15 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:15 pm on Saturday, repeating until March 7, 2020

The BJ Theater Company’s Purim Spiel, featuring a cast of kindergartners-8th graders, is a splashy, spectacular show! Families received a detailed rehearsal schedule from Emma after auditions.

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Mah Rabu: Poetic Responses to the Earth and Its Creatures

February 22 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Rabbi Rachel Cowan Chapel, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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What makes a psalm a psalm? Join Marshall T. Meyer Rabbinic Fellow Abi Weber for an exploration of poetry and liturgy about the natural world.

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Morning Minyan

February 23 @ 9:30 am - 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Rabbi Rachel Cowan Chapel, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Morning minyan meets Monday-Thursday at 7:30AM; Sundays and national holidays at 9:30AM. Develop a daily Jewish practice and help us make a minyan so our members can say kaddish for their loved ones.

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Evening Minyan

February 24 @ 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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Our evening minyan is an opportunity to come together in prayer and to support the mourners among us.

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Economic Justice Hevra Meeting

February 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Please join us to discuss our next possible campaign. An idea we are considering is joining Athena, the grassroots campaign focused on the treatment of workers in Amazon warehouses (such as the one on Staten Island). Register Now

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Hilkhot Tefilah: The Laws of Prayer

February 25 @ 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.

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The Book of Genesis with Rabbi Hillel Friedman

February 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 31, 2020

Community House – 4th Floor, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Join Rabbi Hillel Friedman for a six-week seminar taking a fresh look at the Book of Genesis, featuring both traditional and contemporary commentaries.

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“Soul Food” Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Felicia Sol

February 25 @ 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

February 25 @ 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

Middle Room, 270 West 89th 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 and Mingle

February 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on March 31, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 22, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 19, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Rabbi Rachel Cowan Chapel, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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If you are in your 30s or 40s and looking for a way to be more connected at BJ, join us for a short evening service at 6:30PM, before relocating to a local restaurant or bar for a casual get together. Register now.

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Calling Emerging Artists

February 26
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until February 26, 2020

BJ is inviting visual artists in their 20s and 30s, whose work explores Judaism, Jewish identity, or Jewish values, to submit their art for consideration to be hung in our gallery. Apply by February 26. 

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Introduction to Judaism

February 26 @ 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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Jewrisprudence: Frontiers of Modern Jewish Law

February 26 @ 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

One event on March 5, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Sanctuary, 257 West 88th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Join Rabbi Adina Lewittes to explore our timeless Jewish legal system in the modern day.

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

February 27 @ 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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Meet the FLAL Inclusion and Engagement Task Force

February 27 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on March 3, 2020 at 5:30 pm

Community House, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Join the FLAL Inclusion and Engagement Task Force and our Inclusion Coordinator, Tobie Franklin, for some wine, cheese, and conversation. Come and tell us how we can help you and your family thrive at BJ.

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The Forgiveness Landscape

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on February 13, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 20, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 27, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Rabbi Rachel Cowan Chapel, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Rabbi Marcelo Bronstein will guide us as we wrestle with questions of forgiveness through a Jewish lens, exploring models of forgiveness and trying to bring them to our own experience. Each class will include text study, discussion, and mindfulness practice.

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Bim Bam: English and Hebrew (Winter 2020)

February 28 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Friday, repeating until May 15, 2020

Rabbi Rachel Cowan Chapel, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Bim Bam gives children under three a fun space to explore Shabbat through interactive songs, movement, and stories while learning traditions such as lighting candles, saying kiddush, and giving tzedakah. The 10:15AM session features both English and Hebrew songs, while the 11:15AM session is full Hebrew immersion. The program is led by our artist in residence, Shira Averbuch. The winter-spring term (16 classes) is $320 for members and $480 for non-members. After the first registered child, each additional sibling receives…

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Bim Bam: Hebrew Immersion (Winter 2020)

February 28 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Friday, repeating until May 15, 2020

Rabbi Rachel Cowan Chapel, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Bim Bam gives children under three a fun space to explore Shabbat through interactive songs, movement, and stories while learning traditions such as lighting candles, saying kiddush, and giving tzedakah. The 10:15AM session features both English and Hebrew songs, while the 11:15AM session is full Hebrew immersion. The program is led by our artist in residence, Shira Averbuch. The winter-spring term (16 classes) is $320 for members and $480 for non-members. After the first registered child, each additional sibling receives…

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Kabbalat Shabbat

February 28 @ 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:15 pm on Friday, repeating until March 8, 2020

Sanctuary, 257 West 88th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Passionately traditional, boldly innovative, and deeply spiritual, Shabbat services at BJ are like no other.

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Aviv Shabbat Oneg

February 28 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Middle Room, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Join fellow 20s and 30s for delicious drinks, appetizers, and good company following Kabbalat Shabbat service. Please note this will not be a full meal. Register Now

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Post-Kiddush Learning: 2020 Census

February 29 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Rabbi Rachel Cowan Chapel, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Learn about getting involved with volunteer efforts around the 2020 Census and why this Census is so important. We’ll be joined by Joli Golden from the U.S. Census Bureau and Nancy Pasquale from the NYC Census office. Register now.

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Purim Torah, Literally

February 29 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Reception Room, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Join Rabbi Adina Lewittes for a review of the laws and traditions of Purim, as well as insights into the holiday's deep lessons about the human search for holiness and wholeness.

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Rosh Hodesh Melave Malka: Women/GNC Havdalah

February 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Rabbi Rachel Cowan Chapel, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Women and gender non-conforming individuals are invited to join Rabbinic Fellow Deborah Sacks Mintz as we close out the first Shabbat of Adar with song, study, and havdalah. Please bring a dairy/vegetarian snack to share. Register Now

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March 2020

Thousand-Hamentaschen Bake-a-thon

March 1 @ 10:30 am - 6:30 pm
Frankel Hall & Kitchen, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Roll up your sleeves and join BJ’s first ever community-wide hamentaschen bake-a-thon as we come together to make 1,000 hamentaschen! Register Now

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ReGroup

March 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join Marshall T. Meyer Rabbinic Fellow Abi Weber for a Purim-themed ReGroup session.

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Hebrew Speaking Havurah

March 1 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Looking for a fun way to practice your Hebrew? Then this group is just the place for you! Register now.

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Parenting Toward B’nai Mitzvah

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Parents of current 5th and 6th graders are invited to join Rabbi Felicia Sol at her home for an evening of conversation regarding parenting toward B’nai Mitzvah, featuring study, discussion, wine, and appetizers. This is a parents-only event.

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Mishloah Manot Pop-Ups

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on March 3, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 4, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Join one of our Pop Up Mishloah Manot Parties around NYC! Bring a treat to contribute to the group's mishloah manot (food baskets for friends), learn about the mitzvah, and craft these beautiful baskets to share with others. Register Now

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Mourning Through Creativity: A Zayin Adar Presentation

March 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sanctuary, 257 West 88th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Artist and writer Nancy Patz and musician Bill Gordh will share how they processed their personal grief through their work. Bill will also present a concert. Register now.

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Taste of Moving Traditions—7th Grade

March 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on March 4, 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 – 5th Floor, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY United States
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We’re thrilled to be offering Moving Traditions, both Shevet (brotherhood) and Rosh Hodesh (girls), for all our 7th graders. This program is mandatory for all of Kitah Zayin. If your 7th grader is not enrolled in Kitah Zayin, and would like to participate in Moving Traditions for these four dates, sign up at www.bj.org/tasteofmovingtraditions.

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Purim Packages with Connections

March 5 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Middle Room, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Join us as we assemble matanot le-evyonim (care packages for the poor).

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Jewrisprudence: Drinking on Purim: Cocktails and Mock-Tales

March 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sanctuary, 257 West 88th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Drinking on Purim is a well-known feature of the holiday, but where does this tradition come from? What do halakhic sources teach regarding its observance? How do we incorporate concerns about alcohol consumption, addiction, and substance abuse into this custom?

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Tot Shabbat

March 6 @ 5:15 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on January 31, 2020 at 5:15 pm

One event on March 6, 2020 at 5:15 pm

One event on April 3, 2020 at 5:15 pm

One event on June 5, 2020 at 5:15 pm

Sanctuary, 257 West 88th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Families enjoy a kid-friendly Kabbalat Shabbat service with singing and dancing, led by Rabbi Erin Glazer, Shira Averbuch, and Michael Witman. Stay for a dinner with blessings and songs. While adults finish their meal, children play and explore. Register at www.bj.org/totshabbat.

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Hitoreri

March 6 @ 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on January 31, 2020 at 6:15 pm

One event on March 6, 2020 at 6:15 pm

One event on April 3, 2020 at 6:15 pm

One event on June 5, 2020 at 6:15 pm

Community House, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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$10

Teens in grades 8-12 participate in a mindfulness-style Kabbalat Shabbat service, led by one of the BJ rabbis, followed by a delicious Shabbat dinner and plenty of downtime for teens to catch up. Register now at www.bj.org/hitoreri.

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Bo-i Kallah

March 6 @ 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:15 pm on day First of the month, repeating until March 7, 2020

Reception Room, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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On the first Friday of every month, join Rabbi Roly Matalon and BJ Music Director Dan Nadel for an alternative Kabbalat Shabbat service featuring melodies from the Sephardi and Mizrahi traditions, verses of Shir haShirim (Song of Songs), and beautiful piyutim (liturgical poems).

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Kulanu: 3rd-6th Grade

March 7 @ 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 22, 2020 at 10:45 am

One event on February 1, 2020 at 10:45 am

One event on March 7, 2020 at 10:45 am

One event on April 4, 2020 at 10:45 am

One event on April 25, 2020 at 10:45 am

One event on May 2, 2020 at 10:45 am

One event on May 16, 2020 at 10:45 am

Rabbi Rachel Cowan Chapel, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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This Shabbat morning service is a welcoming, engaging, and educational space for 3rd-6th graders and their families, led by Rabbi Erin Glazer and the Marshall T. Meyer Rabinic Fellows.

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Shabbat Morning Family Services: Family Electives

March 7 @ 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:45 am on day First of the month, happening 24 times

Community House, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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On the first Shabbat morning of each month, we are also offering a Kadima@BJ family elective that everyone is invited to participate in! We will explore the ins and outs of prayer, while also participating in Shabbat morning services with the community. Following the beginning of services, families will participate in learning with the BJ clergy and will then join other families for Kiddush and Motzi.

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4th Grade Unrolling

March 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Frankel Hall, 257 West 88th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Families of children born between September 2009 and December 2010, are invited to our B’nai Mitzvah journey opening ritual. The Torah will be unrolled, and students will find the parashah they’ll read for their B’nai Mitzvah. Sign up at www.bj.org/4thgradeunrolling.

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Purim Carnival

March 8 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Sanctuary & Community House, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Celebrate Purim at our annual Purim Carnival, with the theme: “Turning the World Right-Side-Up!” Proceeds will be split between the BJ Teen Scholarship Fund and Everytown for Gun Safety. Register now.

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Young Families Purim Celebration

March 9 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Sanctuary, 257 West 88th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Come in costume and experience a kid-friendly version of the Purim story with music, snacks, a costume parade, and highlights from the BJ Theater Company Purim Spiel! Register now.

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Teen Purim Party

March 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Sanders-Gardner Teen Lounge, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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BJ teens, celebrate Purim before the community service. Costumes are optional and encouraged. There will be dinner, music, and games galore! Register now.

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Community Megillah Reading Featuring the Purim Primary

March 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sanctuary, 257 West 88th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Get dressed in your most upside down (or right-side up) costume and join us for our community-wide megillah reading featuring all-star performances from comedians Ophira Eisenberg, Jon Fisch, and Lenny Marcus.

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Purim Underground: The Afterparty

March 9 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Frankel Hall, 257 West 88th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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When up is down and down is up, let’s head downstairs to turn it up! Following the Megillah reading, join us as we keep the party going with dancing, food, drinks, and general mayhem. Register Now

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Megillah Reading at Morning Minyan

March 10 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
Rabbi Rachel Cowan Chapel, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Keep the party going and join us at Morning Minyan for an encore reading of the megillah.

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Tips and Tricks for Teens to Thrive in Emotionally Charged Conversations

March 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on April 1, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Sanders-Gardner Teen Lounge, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Zachary Schaffer and Abir Maliyanker (BJ’s shaliah) will discuss how interpersonal conflict arises, the human nature behind polarization, and how we can depolarize communities in conflict and engage in civil discourse across divides. Recommended for all BJ member teens, Grades 8-12.

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Israeli Authors: Shemi Zarhin

March 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Middle Room, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Each month from December through June, we will read and discuss a book that is related to BJ’s “Race and Us” initiative from the perspective of the land of Israel. Register now.

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Family Shabbat Dinner

March 13 @ 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on February 7, 2020 at 6:15 pm

One event on March 13, 2020 at 6:15 pm

One event on May 8, 2020 at 6:15 pm

Community House, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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$18

Join us for a Kabbalat Shabbat service, followed by a Family Shabbat Dinner and games. Register now at www.bj.org/familyshabbatdinner.

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Kabbalat Shabbat

March 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Friday, repeating until October 3, 2020

Sanctuary, 257 West 88th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Passionately traditional, boldly innovative, and deeply spiritual, Shabbat services at BJ are like no other.

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Teen Dinner with Shearith Israel Atlanta

March 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Frankel Hall, 257 West 88th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Join BJ Teens for a special Shabbat dinner with 8th and 9th graders from Congregation Shearith Israel in Atlanta, GA.

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The Backwash of War Book Talk

March 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Middle Room, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Join BJ member Cynthia Wachtell for a talk about Ellen N. La Motte’s lost classic from WWI. A light brunch will be served. Register now.

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Feminism, Equity, and Inclusion with Rabbi Felicia Sol

March 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on February 5, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 18, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Sanders-Gardner Teen Lounge, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Join Rabbi Felicia Sol for three roundtable sessions about current events—focusing on feminism, equity, and inclusion, and what Jewish texts say about them. This program is open to 8th-11th graders in the BJ Teen Program. Register now at www.bj.org/feminismequityinclusion.

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Next Stop…Marriage

March 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on March 26, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 1, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on May 1, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Middle Room, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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$150 – $180

Getting married soon(ish)? Join Rabbi Felicia Sol for a pre-marriage series to help you prepare for your wedding and beyond. All couples are welcome. Register now.

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Moving Traditions

March 25 @ 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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Songs Nona Taught Me

March 28 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Rabbi Rachel Cowan Chapel, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Join Aviva Chernick and musical companion Yoshie Fruchter as they lead us in havdalah, followed by a participatory concert. Register now.

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April 2020

Teen Shabbat Family Dinner

April 3 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Community House – 3rd Floor, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Teens and teen families: You are invited to a Shabbat dinner following Teen Shabbat.

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Women’s Trip to Israel

April 22 - April 30

Register now for our new exciting trip to Israel! Join Rabbi Felicia Sol for an in-depth encounter with women of today’s Israeli society. Meet some of the change-makers who are transforming their communities and changing narratives about the role of women in religious and political leadership. Experience eight days in Israel, including a powerful commemoration of Yom HaZikaron and Yom Ha’atzmaut, with a community of women from BJ. This trip is open to BJ members who identify as female and…

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New Frontiers: Seniors-Only Seminar with Rabbi Roly Matalon

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

Sanders-Gardner Teen Lounge, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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High school seniors are invited to participate in a special three-part program with Rabbi Roly Matalon, created specifically for 12th graders. Each session will have a unique focus: bringing Jewish ritual with you wherever you go, building a new tribe outside of BJ, and antisemitism today. Register Now

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Israeli Authors

April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on May 21, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Middle Room, 270 West 89th Street
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Each month from December through June, we will read and discuss a book that is related to BJ’s “Race and Us” initiative from the perspective of the land of Israel. Register now.

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