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Saturday
Nov 25

The Misunderstood Masterpiece: A New Approach to Pirkei Abot

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Saturday, November 25

One hour before the start of Minhah, Rabbi Soloveichik guides us through the extraordinary, unique life story and worldview of the brief, much-cited maxims in Pirkei Abot.

 

 Please follow our weeky emails for schedule changes or cancellations.

Saturday
Nov 25

Young Couples and Families Thanksgiving Weekend Shabbat Luncheon- RSVP by Monday, November 20

Saturday, November 25, 11:30AM

Young couples and families are invited to a Thanksgiving Weekend Shabbat Lunch with Rabbi Soloveichik.

Sunday
Nov 26

Saadiah Gaon's Book of Beliefs and Opinions

Sjimon den Hollander

Sunday, November 26

Every Sunday at 8:45 am. The Book of Beliefs and Opinions (completed 933 CE) was the first systematic presentation and philosophic foundation of the dogmas of Judaism.

 

Please follow our weeky emails for schedule changes or cancellations.

Tuesday
Nov 28

Feasts and Fasts: The Festivals in Jewish Thought

A Class for Women | Rabbi Soloveichik

Tuesday, November 28, 9:00AM

Tuesdays at 9 am in the Elias Room. Drawing on Halakhic, literary, and philosophical texts, we will attempt to examine anew the holidays.

 

 Please follow our weeky emails for schedule changes or cancellations.

Tuesday
Nov 28

Talmud Class: Masechet Yoma and the Meaning of the Mikdash

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Tuesday, November 28, 7:00PM

Tuesdays at 7:00 pm. Join Rabbi Soloveichik for your weekly dose of Talmud and Sushi as we learn about Masechet Yoma. Sponsorship opportunities are available. 

 Please follow our weekly emails for schedule changes or cancellations.

Thursday
Nov 30

An Old Fashioned Hebrew Course: An Overview of Hebrew Grammar, Based Upon the Historic "Hebrew Grammar for the Use of Beginners" by James (Joshua) Seixas

Taught by Hazzan Rabbi Ira Rohde

Thursday, November 30, 7:15PM – 8:30PM

They don’t teach things the way they used to anymore! For an antiquarian take on studying Hebrew, in the classic way it was taught in America, largely to non-Jewish Bible students, but also to American Jews in our very congregation as well, nearly two-hundred years ago!

Saturday
Dec 2

The Misunderstood Masterpiece: A New Approach to Pirkei Abot

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Saturday, December 2

One hour before the start of Minhah, Rabbi Soloveichik guides us through the extraordinary, unique life story and worldview of the brief, much-cited maxims in Pirkei Abot.

 

 Please follow our weeky emails for schedule changes or cancellations.

Saturday
Dec 2

The Most Misunderstood Holiday: A Series on the True Meaning of Hanukkah

A Special Series by Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Saturday, December 2, 8:15AM

Come join us for a special series of three classes by Rabbi Soloveichik on this fascinating topic. 
 

Sunday
Dec 3

Saadiah Gaon's Book of Beliefs and Opinions

Sjimon den Hollander

Sunday, December 3

Every Sunday at 8:45 am. The Book of Beliefs and Opinions (completed 933 CE) was the first systematic presentation and philosophic foundation of the dogmas of Judaism.

 

Please follow our weeky emails for schedule changes or cancellations.

Sunday
Dec 3

Sisterhood Pre-Hanukkah Jewelry-Making Workshop

For adults and children ages 5 and up

Sunday, December 3, 4:00PM

The Sisterhood invites you to a hands-on family-friendly workshop with handcrafted jewelry designer Ofra Lerner of Ofrajewels.com. 

Tuesday
Dec 5

Feasts and Fasts: The Festivals in Jewish Thought

A Class for Women | Rabbi Soloveichik

Tuesday, December 5, 9:00AM

Tuesdays at 9 am in the Elias Room. Drawing on Halakhic, literary, and philosophical texts, we will attempt to examine anew the holidays.

 

 Please follow our weeky emails for schedule changes or cancellations.

Tuesday
Dec 5

Talmud Class: Masechet Yoma and the Meaning of the Mikdash

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Tuesday, December 5, 7:00PM

Tuesdays at 7:00 pm. Join Rabbi Soloveichik for your weekly dose of Talmud and Sushi as we learn about Masechet Yoma. Sponsorship opportunities are available. 

 Please follow our weekly emails for schedule changes or cancellations.

Thursday
Dec 7

An Old Fashioned Hebrew Course: An Overview of Hebrew Grammar, Based Upon the Historic "Hebrew Grammar for the Use of Beginners" by James (Joshua) Seixas

Taught by Hazzan Rabbi Ira Rohde

Thursday, December 7, 7:15PM – 8:30PM

They don’t teach things the way they used to anymore! For an antiquarian take on studying Hebrew, in the classic way it was taught in America, largely to non-Jewish Bible students, but also to American Jews in our very congregation as well, nearly two-hundred years ago!

Saturday
Dec 9

The Jewish Friends and Clients of Alexander Hamilton

A Community Shabbat Luncheon Featuring a Conversation Between Rabbi Soloveichik and Historian Andrew Porwancher

Saturday, December 9

This extraordinary event will reveal incredible, little known details about Alexander Hamilton's relationships with Jews in New York, mostly members of Shearith Israel. 

Saturday
Dec 9

The Misunderstood Masterpiece: A New Approach to Pirkei Abot

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Saturday, December 9

One hour before the start of Minhah, Rabbi Soloveichik guides us through the extraordinary, unique life story and worldview of the brief, much-cited maxims in Pirkei Abot.

 

 Please follow our weeky emails for schedule changes or cancellations.

Sunday
Dec 10

Saadiah Gaon's Book of Beliefs and Opinions

Sjimon den Hollander

Sunday, December 10

Every Sunday at 8:45 am. The Book of Beliefs and Opinions (completed 933 CE) was the first systematic presentation and philosophic foundation of the dogmas of Judaism.

 

Please follow our weeky emails for schedule changes or cancellations.

Tuesday
Dec 12

Feasts and Fasts: The Festivals in Jewish Thought

A Class for Women | Rabbi Soloveichik

Tuesday, December 12, 9:00AM

Tuesdays at 9 am in the Elias Room. Drawing on Halakhic, literary, and philosophical texts, we will attempt to examine anew the holidays.

 

 Please follow our weeky emails for schedule changes or cancellations.

Tuesday
Dec 12

Talmud Class: Masechet Yoma and the Meaning of the Mikdash

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Tuesday, December 12, 7:00PM

Tuesdays at 7:00 pm. Join Rabbi Soloveichik for your weekly dose of Talmud and Sushi as we learn about Masechet Yoma. Sponsorship opportunities are available. 

 Please follow our weekly emails for schedule changes or cancellations.

Wednesday
Dec 13

Public Tour of the Synagogue

Wednesday, December 13, 11:00AM

Individuals and groups are welcome to attend a free, guided tour led by a member of our clergy or a trained docent.

Saturday
Dec 16

The Misunderstood Masterpiece: A New Approach to Pirkei Abot

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Saturday, December 16

One hour before the start of Minhah, Rabbi Soloveichik guides us through the extraordinary, unique life story and worldview of the brief, much-cited maxims in Pirkei Abot.

 

 Please follow our weeky emails for schedule changes or cancellations.

Emma Lazaraus

Emma Lazarus is best known for her famous poem, “The New Colossus,” inscribed on the base of the Statue of Liberty. 

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Beth Olam Cemetery

Beth Olam Cemetery in Ridgewood, Queens has provided for the burials of our congregation since 1851 and will continue to do so for many years to come.

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