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Jewish Education

Friday Night Lights

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

5784 season sponsored by the Julis-Rabinowitz family
Fridays | Following Evening Services

There is no better way to transition from the workweek to the aura of Shabbat than with our beautiful one-hour Friday evening service followed by a short inspiring talk by Rabbi Soloveichik. We hope you will join us each week.

To sponsor a session in honor or in memory of a loved one or to celebrate a special occasion, click here.

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Shabbat Afternoon Class

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik

Rabbi Soloveichik’s Shabbat Afternoon Class meets weekly, usually 45 minutes before Evening Services on Shabbat afternoons.

For weekly times, please follow our emails and check our calendar for services times.

Weekly Teen Class

Baruch-Lev Kelman, Rabbinic Intern

Baruch-Lev gives a class for Teens in the Elias Room, usually 45 minutes before Evening Services on Shabbat afternoons. Expect snacks and socializing — a perfect opportunity to connect with like-minded peers in a relaxed and welcoming environment.  

For weekly times, please follow our emails and check our calendar for services times.

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Virtual Sunday Morning Class

Rabbi Sjimon den Hollander
Sunday Mornings | 8:45 am | On Zoom

To receive the zoom link, contact Rabbi den Hollander.

Rabbi Sjimon den Hollander was born in the Netherlands. He received his Master’s degree in Arabic and Islamology from the University of Leiden. After subsequently earning a Bachelor’s degree in education, he taught Comparative Religion at Ichthus Teachers’ College in Rotterdam. More recently, Rabbi den Hollander received semikha from Rabbi Eliyahu Ben Haim and from Yeshiva University. He teaches Jewish literature at Hunter College. In addition, he does research on Islam’s perception of Judaism and writes online articles in Arabic explaining Judaism to a Muslim audience.

Sunday Morning Mishna Class

in Memory of Sgt. First Class Yosef Malachi Guedalia, HYD
Sundays | In Person | 9:00 am (following 8:05 am Services)

We invite you to take part in a journey of learning and remembrance. Each session, led by our rotating clergy, promises an insightful exploration of the Mishna, beginning with the Tractate Megillah.

Through our collective study, we honor the memory of Yosef Guedalia, a grandson of the Guedalia and Bendheim families of our congregation, who was killed defending Israel on October 7th, 2023. We’ll also share coffee and a light breakfast, nurturing both body and soul.

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Morning Zoom

Sunday – Thursday Mornings | 8:30 am
Led by Rev. Z. Edinger & Rabbi Ira Rohde
Via Zoom | To receive the link, email Z. at 

The loyal members of our morning learning group have continued to meet on Zoom and cover ground as they work their way through the Prophets. All are welcome; just contact Z. Edinger.

The Breakfast Club

Monday-Friday Mornings | In person at Shearith Israel | Following morning services
with Baruch-Lev Kelman, Rabbinic Intern

Join the midweek morning minyan Breakfast Club for stimulating discussions tailored to your interests. Come prepared with burning questions and impassioned arguments about your favorite topics.

“A Random Walk Down Mill Street”

Rev. Zachariah Edinger
Alternating Wednesdays | 8:00 pm

Via Zoom | To receive the Zoom link, make sure to join our weekly email list

Join in each week to hear short presentations from Rev. Z. Edinger about the liturgy, music, or minhag of Shearith Israel.

If you’d like to sponsor a session, please click here.


Around the (Jewish) World in 20 Days

Thursdays | In person at Shearith Israel | Following evening services for 45 minutes
with Baruch-Lev Kelman, Rabbinic Intern 

Join Baruch-Lev on a tour of the Jewish world all from the comfort of the Elias Room. Each session will focus on an individual Jewish community (e.g., Kaifeng, Odessa, Cordoba, etc.), spotlighting its unique heroes & customs, with the overarching goal of discovering Judaism’s most central features.

To sponsor a session in honor or in memory of a loved one or to celebrate a special occasion, click here.


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