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    December 2019

    Sholom Sprouts Chanukah

    Sunday, December 15 at 10:15 am - 12:00 pm

    Join us for a Chanukah concert by Rabbi Greg and Louie Glazer followed by latkes, make your own jelly donuts and crafts galore! We hope to see you there! $15 per family Online Registration is closed for this year’s Chanukah party. We welcome you to come and pay at the door!

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    St. Xavier’s Soup Kitchen

    Sunday, December 15 at 11:45 am
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    One event on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 11:45 am

    OFFSITE Volunteers are needed to prepare and serve meals to visitors at the St. Xavier’s Soup Kitchen in Chelsea. Volunteers must be 14 years of age or older; volunteers under 17 years must be accompanied by an adult. Sign up at rodephsholom.org/volunteerhub.

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    Learning Together Fall: 16 – 24 months

    Tuesday, December 17 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, January 28, 2020

    LEARNING TOGETHER Learning Together classes introduce children to the richness of a school setting. Each session children experience different classroom activities, including free choice, group time, and play in the mini gym. All classes incorporate celebrations of Jewish holidays and Friday classes celebrate Shabbat with a special visit from our clergy. For more information, email Lisa Schiff at lschiff@crsnyc.org. 16–24-Month-Olds (and their grownups) Tuesdays, 10:30 — 11:30 AM September 24 2019 – January 28 2020 (skipping Oct 1, 8, Dec…

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    Lunch Together

    Tuesday, December 17 at 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

    Bill Ronayne presents: A Voice from Brooklyn Barbara Streisand: the Glory Years A one-hour presentation of Streisand at her best – in a collection of video clips of thrilling performances of standards including “Cry Me a River”, “Happy Days are Here Again”, “and “Don’t Rain on My Parade”. Bill Ronayne, founder and President of the Mario Lanza Society of New York, is a Lunch Together regular. His most recent publication is reference work The Films of Mario Lanza. A terrific…

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    PJ Library Drop-in Storytime

    Tuesday, December 17 at 11:45 am - 12:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:45 am on Tuesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 18, 2019

    PJ Library Drop-in Storytime (for children 2 and under and their grownups) Free; no registration necessary Join us at this FREE weekly story time drop-in event, where we’ll read, sing songs, make friends—and begin a lifetime of loving books! PJ Library is known and loved for providing free Jewish children’s books to families across the world every month. Build your family’s Jewish library each month with PJ Library, offering free high-quality Jewish books and music (6 months–8 years old). Sign…

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    Backpack Buddies

    Wednesday, December 18 at 9:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, June 18, 2020

    Help children by packing backpacks with food so they are able to eat on the weekends. Volunteers are needed Wednesday mornings to pack the backpacks and Friday mornings to deliver them to our program partners. Sign up for a shift on volunteerhub.

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    Baby and Me Yoga

    Wednesday, December 18 at 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, December 19, 2019

    Baby and Me Yoga (for children 6 weeks–6 months and their grownups) Wednesdays, 11:30 AM–12:15 PM Session 1: Sept 25, Oct 2, 16, 23, 30 (skipping Oct 9) Session 2: Nov 13, 20, Dec 4, 11, 18 (skipping Nov 27) Cost: $200 for members/$225 for non-members From asana to ahava (love), tree pose to Torah, this unique class combines yoga, play, and Jewish concepts. Strengthen the bond between you and your infant, build growing muscles, improve digestion and sleeping patterns, and help…

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    Jewish Basics

    Wednesday, December 18 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, May 28, 2020

    This class is open to Jews and non-Jews who seek an orientation to Judaism and Jewish life. Taught by Rabbi Greg Weitzman, this lively and illuminating series covers Jewish holidays, foundational Jewish texts, mitzvot, and great Jewish questions in an accessible and warm environment. If you are interested in conversion with us, this course is considered a requirement. $720 (includes all class materials, time with clergy, Shabbat dinners and outings) Please click here to register.

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    Hebrew Basics (Fall Semester)

    Thursday, December 19 at 8:45 am - 9:45 am
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    An event every week that begins at 8:45 am on Thursday, repeating until Friday, December 20, 2019

    Do you have a young Hebrew learner in your home? Are you interested in mastering the Hebrew alphabet? Join us in fall or spring for an 8-session course that will equip you with Hebrew alphabet and pronunciation skills. This class is taught by Melissa De Lowe, founder of Urban Lion Jewish Learning, and is designed to accommodate RSS drop-off. $72 / members $300 / non-members Register here:

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    Learning Together Fall: 16 – 24 months

    Friday, December 20 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, January 24, 2020

    LEARNING TOGETHER Learning Together classes introduce children to the richness of a school setting. Each session children experience different classroom activities, including free choice, group time, and play in the mini gym. All classes incorporate celebrations of Jewish holidays and Friday classes celebrate Shabbat with a special visit from our clergy. For more information, email Lisa Schiff at lschiff@crsnyc.org. 16–24-Month-Olds (and their grownups) Fridays, 9:00 — 10:00 AM September 27 2019 – January 24 2020 (skipping Nov 29, Dec 27,…

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    Learning Together Fall: 12–20 months

    Friday, December 20 at 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, January 24, 2020

    LEARNING TOGETHER Learning Together classes introduce children to the richness of a school setting. Each session children experience different classroom activities, including free choice, group time, and play in the mini gym. All classes incorporate celebrations of Jewish holidays and Friday classes celebrate Shabbat with a special visit from our clergy. For more information, email Lisa Schiff at lschiff@crsnyc.org. 12–20-Month-Olds (and their grownups) Fridays, 11:15 AM–12:15 PM September 27 2019–January 24 2020 (skipping Nov 29, Dec 27, Jan 3) Cost:…

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    Personal and Spiritual Pathways Through the Psalms

    Friday, December 20 at 12:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until Saturday, June 13, 2020

    One event on Friday, October 25, 2019 at 12:00 pm

    One event on Friday, June 12, 2020 at 12:00 pm

    Rabbi Jacqueline Koch Ellenson has been leading a contemplative journey through the Book of Psalms for over five years, searching for God’s presence and struggling with God’s absence in the world through this literary treasure.

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    Backpack Buddies

    Wednesday, December 25 at 9:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, June 18, 2020

    Help children by packing backpacks with food so they are able to eat on the weekends. Volunteers are needed Wednesday mornings to pack the backpacks and Friday mornings to deliver them to our program partners. Sign up for a shift on volunteerhub.

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    January 2020

    Backpack Buddies

    Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at 9:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, June 18, 2020

    Help children by packing backpacks with food so they are able to eat on the weekends. Volunteers are needed Wednesday mornings to pack the backpacks and Friday mornings to deliver them to our program partners. Sign up for a shift on volunteerhub.

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    Book Group

    Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 7:00 pm

    Literature lovers and readers rejoice! Book Group gathers the first Thursday of each month to discuss books (or plays or poetry) written by a Jewish author or that have a Jewish theme. Enjoy books, snacks, and wine over rousing talk about plot, character, and theme. The book for January will be Dinner at the Center of the Earth by Nathan Englander.

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    Days for Girls

    Monday, January 6, 2020 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until Tuesday, June 2, 2020

    Help empower girls and women at Days for Girls, a grassroots non-profit that makes and distributes feminine hygiene kits around the world.

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    Learning Together Fall: 16 – 24 months

    Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, January 28, 2020

    LEARNING TOGETHER Learning Together classes introduce children to the richness of a school setting. Each session children experience different classroom activities, including free choice, group time, and play in the mini gym. All classes incorporate celebrations of Jewish holidays and Friday classes celebrate Shabbat with a special visit from our clergy. For more information, email Lisa Schiff at lschiff@crsnyc.org. 16–24-Month-Olds (and their grownups) Tuesdays, 10:30 — 11:30 AM September 24 2019 – January 28 2020 (skipping Oct 1, 8, Dec…

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    Backpack Buddies

    Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 9:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, June 18, 2020

    Help children by packing backpacks with food so they are able to eat on the weekends. Volunteers are needed Wednesday mornings to pack the backpacks and Friday mornings to deliver them to our program partners. Sign up for a shift on volunteerhub.

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    Jewish Basics

    Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, May 28, 2020

    This class is open to Jews and non-Jews who seek an orientation to Judaism and Jewish life. Taught by Rabbi Greg Weitzman, this lively and illuminating series covers Jewish holidays, foundational Jewish texts, mitzvot, and great Jewish questions in an accessible and warm environment. If you are interested in conversion with us, this course is considered a requirement. $720 (includes all class materials, time with clergy, Shabbat dinners and outings) Please click here to register.

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    Mah Jongg

    Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 12:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Friday, June 12, 2020

    One event on Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 12:00 pm

    Have you always wanted to learn how to play Mah Jongg?  Are you and your friends looking for a game, or are you looking for fellow players? Join us! We offer a pick-up style afternoon of play for all levels, and a teaching table for beginners. No charge, snacks included. Bring your own card or purchase one when you arrive. This event is open to members and non-members. Please RSVP here:

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    Miscarriage Support Group

    Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 6:30 pm
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    One event on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 6:30 pm

    One event on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 6:30 pm

    This drop-in group is for anyone affected by a miscarriage. Co-facilitated by CRS family educator Lisa Schiff, M.Ed. and Dr. Isabel Blumberg, this is a chance to safely share your experiences. To register email Lisa Schiff at lschiff@crsnyc.org. Future dates: February 13, March 12

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    Interpretive Challah Shaping with Rabbinic Intern Vanessa Harper

    Friday, January 10, 2020 at 9:15 am

    A homemade challah is the beautiful and delicious centerpiece of the Jewish holiday table, and with a few new techniques in your hands, that challah can become a midrashic masterpiece as well! Rabbinic Intern Vanessa Harper (also known as @lechlechallah on Instagram) sees challah dough as an artistic medium for exploring Jewish text and tradition, and teaches her methodology and shaping skills to people of all ages and artistic abilities to empower them to bring beautiful Torah to their own…

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    Sholom Sprouts Shabbat Dinner and Singalong

    Friday, January 10, 2020 at 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until Friday, May 1, 2020

    One event on Friday, September 13, 2019 at 4:30 pm

    One event on Friday, January 10, 2020 at 4:30 pm

    Children and parents singing along with Tkiya

    Just especially for our littlest members and their grown-ups, this special Shabbat offers activities, songs, and blessings with clergy and a pizza supper.

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    Shabbat: Family Challah Day

    Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 9:30 am

    Join us for a day of Shabbat family fun, RSVP below!

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    Shabbat Family Challah Day

    Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 9:30 am

    with Religious School Families & Rabbi Spratt Families with children in K–12 are invited to connect with other families, celebrate Shabbat, do mitzvah work, and have lunch, and participate in workshops (Interpretive Challah Shaping with Rabbinic Intern Vanessa Harper/Comic Book Art and Torah with Dov Smiley, comic book artist). RSVP below:

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    Parent Engagement Task Force Program January 14th, 2020

    Tuesday, January 14, 2020

    RSVP to attend the Parent Engagement Task Force Program on January 14th, 2020    

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    Learning Together Fall: 16 – 24 months

    Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, January 28, 2020

    LEARNING TOGETHER Learning Together classes introduce children to the richness of a school setting. Each session children experience different classroom activities, including free choice, group time, and play in the mini gym. All classes incorporate celebrations of Jewish holidays and Friday classes celebrate Shabbat with a special visit from our clergy. For more information, email Lisa Schiff at lschiff@crsnyc.org. 16–24-Month-Olds (and their grownups) Tuesdays, 10:30 — 11:30 AM September 24 2019 – January 28 2020 (skipping Oct 1, 8, Dec…

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    Lunch Together

    Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 11:30 am on day Third of the month, repeating until Wednesday, June 17, 2020

    One event on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 11:30 am

    One event on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 11:30 am

    A terrific way to socialize, learn, and nosh, Lunch Together is a once-a-month program that includes mini-lectures, film screenings, performances, and more from authors, musicians, clergy, and other experts in popular topics. Dairy lunch is served, and programs are open to both members and non-members.  A special highlight this year will be the May 19 program that will feature Marvin Hamlisch’s widow, Terre Blair Hamlisch, telling stories about life with the great composer, along with Hamlisch classics performed Harvey Granat…

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    Backpack Buddies

    Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 9:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, June 18, 2020

    Help children by packing backpacks with food so they are able to eat on the weekends. Volunteers are needed Wednesday mornings to pack the backpacks and Friday mornings to deliver them to our program partners. Sign up for a shift on volunteerhub.

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    Maccabees in Motion: Spring

    Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, March 26, 2020

    Maccabees in Motion (for children 12–18 months and their grownups) Wednesdays, 11:15 AM–12:00 PM $200 for members/$225 for non-members Session 1: Jan 15–Feb 12 Session 2: Feb 26–Mar 25 Specially designed for you and your little Maccabee, this movement-based class will have your toddler learning to balance, run, kick, and play. Taught by a Jewish Educator and an experienced instructor from Super Soccer Stars Kick and Play along with puppet friends, Mimi and Pepe, we’ll take you through a soccer…

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    Baby and Me Infant Yoga—Spring

    Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, March 26, 2020

    Baby and Me Yoga (for children 6 weeks–6 months and their grownups) Wednesdays, 11:30 AM–12:15 PM Session 1: Jan 15–Feb 12 Session 2: Feb 26–Mar 25 Cost: $200 for members/$225 for non-members From asana to ahava (love), tree pose to Torah, this unique class combines yoga, play, and Jewish concepts. Strengthen the bond between you and your infant, build growing muscles, improve digestion and sleeping patterns, and help your baby reach the next stage of development. Taught by acclaimed instructors from Karma…

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    Jewish Basics

    Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, May 28, 2020

    This class is open to Jews and non-Jews who seek an orientation to Judaism and Jewish life. Taught by Rabbi Greg Weitzman, this lively and illuminating series covers Jewish holidays, foundational Jewish texts, mitzvot, and great Jewish questions in an accessible and warm environment. If you are interested in conversion with us, this course is considered a requirement. $720 (includes all class materials, time with clergy, Shabbat dinners and outings) Please click here to register.

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    Sholom Adventures

    Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
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    One event on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 3:45 pm

    One event on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 3:45 pm

    One event on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 3:45 pm

    One event on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 3:45 pm

    One event on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 3:45 pm

    Classes feature exciting Jewish Adventures through stories, cooking, art and yoga! Children make friends, explore Jewish values and holidays, and have fun! The class takes place in our newly-renovated 5th floor. Spring Semester January 16, 30; February 6, 27; March 5; April 2 RSVP here

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    Sisterhood Cocktail Hour: An Evening of Chocolate and Champagne

    Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 7:00 pm

    Curious about Sisterhood? Join us to sip on cocktails and make connections with women in the congregation while sampling an array of confectionery delights from gourmet chocolatier Joshua Needleman, creator and chocolatier of Chocolate Springs Café. Participants will receive a gift box of his gourmet chocolates and his homemade hot chocolate mix to take home after the tasting. This event is open to members only. RSVP here:

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    Shabbat and Play—Spring

    Friday, January 17, 2020 at 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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    An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until Saturday, March 28, 2020

    Shabbat and Play: Drop In (for children 0–2 years and their grownups) $100 per 5-class session or $25 per class Fridays, 11:00 AM–11:45 AM Session 1: Jan 17–Feb 14 Session 2: Feb 28–Mar 27 Sing, dance, and play your way into Shabbat! Using music, stories, hands-on playtime in our mini gym and weekly visits from our clergy, this class will introduce your baby to the joy and spirit of this special time of the week. Registration

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    Personal and Spiritual Pathways Through the Psalms

    Friday, January 17, 2020 at 12:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until Saturday, June 13, 2020

    One event on Friday, October 25, 2019 at 12:00 pm

    One event on Friday, June 12, 2020 at 12:00 pm

    Rabbi Jacqueline Koch Ellenson has been leading a contemplative journey through the Book of Psalms for over five years, searching for God’s presence and struggling with God’s absence in the world through this literary treasure.

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    Erev Shabbat—Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Service

    Friday, January 17, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    Featuring guest gospel singers, this uplifting, joyful service honors Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and honors the struggle for justice and equality.

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    Shabbat Study Series—Why Judaism: Essential Texts

    Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 12:30 pm
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    One event on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 12:30 pm

    One event on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 12:30 pm

    One event on Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 12:30 pm

    Following Shabbat Services. Enrich your Shabbat experience by joining us for post-worship study on select essential texts of Jewish identity and belonging. Discover new dimensions of our tradition through sources that have inspired deepened understandings of why Judaism adds meaning and purpose to life. Hebrew familiarity is not required; curiosity is! Attend one session or as many as you can. Lunch included.

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    CRS & RSS 6th & 7th Grade MLK Day of Service @ HUC Soup Kitchen

    Monday, January 20, 2020 at 3:00 pm

    To RSVP please complete the information below. For questions, email Dina at Dnewman@crsnyc.org

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    CRuSTY67 & Teens at HUC Soup Kitchen for MLK Day

    Monday, January 20, 2020 at 3:30 pm

    (Grades 6–12) RSVP coming soon Questions? Contact Dina Newman Back to Religious School page

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    Learning Together Fall: 16 – 24 months

    Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, January 28, 2020

    LEARNING TOGETHER Learning Together classes introduce children to the richness of a school setting. Each session children experience different classroom activities, including free choice, group time, and play in the mini gym. All classes incorporate celebrations of Jewish holidays and Friday classes celebrate Shabbat with a special visit from our clergy. For more information, email Lisa Schiff at lschiff@crsnyc.org. 16–24-Month-Olds (and their grownups) Tuesdays, 10:30 — 11:30 AM September 24 2019 – January 28 2020 (skipping Oct 1, 8, Dec…

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    Taste of Torah: Exploring Our Weekly Torah Portion

    Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 7:00 pm
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    One event on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 7:00 pm

    One event on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 7:00 pm

    One event on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 7:00 pm

    One event on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 7:00 pm

    Exploring our Weekly Torah Portion What does the Torah actually say? Who were our matriarchs and patriarchs? What happened on the journey to the Promised Land? Join your CRS clergy for a deep dive into sacred text through our Taste of Torah class. This one-hour session will explore the week’s Torah portion, building connections to our own lives, and unpacking layers of meaning within the text and beyond through the rich tradition of commentary. No prior knowledge required!

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    Backpack Buddies

    Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 9:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, June 18, 2020

    Help children by packing backpacks with food so they are able to eat on the weekends. Volunteers are needed Wednesday mornings to pack the backpacks and Friday mornings to deliver them to our program partners. Sign up for a shift on volunteerhub.

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    Maccabees in Motion: Spring

    Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, March 26, 2020

    Maccabees in Motion (for children 12–18 months and their grownups) Wednesdays, 11:15 AM–12:00 PM $200 for members/$225 for non-members Session 1: Jan 15–Feb 12 Session 2: Feb 26–Mar 25 Specially designed for you and your little Maccabee, this movement-based class will have your toddler learning to balance, run, kick, and play. Taught by a Jewish Educator and an experienced instructor from Super Soccer Stars Kick and Play along with puppet friends, Mimi and Pepe, we’ll take you through a soccer…

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    Baby and Me Infant Yoga—Spring

    Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, March 26, 2020

    Baby and Me Yoga (for children 6 weeks–6 months and their grownups) Wednesdays, 11:30 AM–12:15 PM Session 1: Jan 15–Feb 12 Session 2: Feb 26–Mar 25 Cost: $200 for members/$225 for non-members From asana to ahava (love), tree pose to Torah, this unique class combines yoga, play, and Jewish concepts. Strengthen the bond between you and your infant, build growing muscles, improve digestion and sleeping patterns, and help your baby reach the next stage of development. Taught by acclaimed instructors from Karma…

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    Jewish Basics

    Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, May 28, 2020

    This class is open to Jews and non-Jews who seek an orientation to Judaism and Jewish life. Taught by Rabbi Greg Weitzman, this lively and illuminating series covers Jewish holidays, foundational Jewish texts, mitzvot, and great Jewish questions in an accessible and warm environment. If you are interested in conversion with us, this course is considered a requirement. $720 (includes all class materials, time with clergy, Shabbat dinners and outings) Please click here to register.

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    Shabbat and Play—Spring

    Friday, January 24, 2020 at 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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    An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until Saturday, March 28, 2020

    Shabbat and Play: Drop In (for children 0–2 years and their grownups) $100 per 5-class session or $25 per class Fridays, 11:00 AM–11:45 AM Session 1: Jan 17–Feb 14 Session 2: Feb 28–Mar 27 Sing, dance, and play your way into Shabbat! Using music, stories, hands-on playtime in our mini gym and weekly visits from our clergy, this class will introduce your baby to the joy and spirit of this special time of the week. Registration

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    Learning Together Fall: 16 – 24 months

    Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, January 28, 2020

    LEARNING TOGETHER Learning Together classes introduce children to the richness of a school setting. Each session children experience different classroom activities, including free choice, group time, and play in the mini gym. All classes incorporate celebrations of Jewish holidays and Friday classes celebrate Shabbat with a special visit from our clergy. For more information, email Lisa Schiff at lschiff@crsnyc.org. 16–24-Month-Olds (and their grownups) Tuesdays, 10:30 — 11:30 AM September 24 2019 – January 28 2020 (skipping Oct 1, 8, Dec…

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    Backpack Buddies

    Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 9:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, June 18, 2020

    Help children by packing backpacks with food so they are able to eat on the weekends. Volunteers are needed Wednesday mornings to pack the backpacks and Friday mornings to deliver them to our program partners. Sign up for a shift on volunteerhub.

    Find out more »

    Maccabees in Motion: Spring

    Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, March 26, 2020

    Maccabees in Motion (for children 12–18 months and their grownups) Wednesdays, 11:15 AM–12:00 PM $200 for members/$225 for non-members Session 1: Jan 15–Feb 12 Session 2: Feb 26–Mar 25 Specially designed for you and your little Maccabee, this movement-based class will have your toddler learning to balance, run, kick, and play. Taught by a Jewish Educator and an experienced instructor from Super Soccer Stars Kick and Play along with puppet friends, Mimi and Pepe, we’ll take you through a soccer…

    Find out more »

    Baby and Me Infant Yoga—Spring

    Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, March 26, 2020

    Baby and Me Yoga (for children 6 weeks–6 months and their grownups) Wednesdays, 11:30 AM–12:15 PM Session 1: Jan 15–Feb 12 Session 2: Feb 26–Mar 25 Cost: $200 for members/$225 for non-members From asana to ahava (love), tree pose to Torah, this unique class combines yoga, play, and Jewish concepts. Strengthen the bond between you and your infant, build growing muscles, improve digestion and sleeping patterns, and help your baby reach the next stage of development. Taught by acclaimed instructors from Karma…

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    Jewish Basics

    Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, May 28, 2020

    This class is open to Jews and non-Jews who seek an orientation to Judaism and Jewish life. Taught by Rabbi Greg Weitzman, this lively and illuminating series covers Jewish holidays, foundational Jewish texts, mitzvot, and great Jewish questions in an accessible and warm environment. If you are interested in conversion with us, this course is considered a requirement. $720 (includes all class materials, time with clergy, Shabbat dinners and outings) Please click here to register.

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    Learning Together: 16–24 months

    Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, June 5, 2020

    LEARNING TOGETHER Learning Together classes introduce children to the richness of a school setting. Each session children experience different classroom activities, including free choice, group time, and play in the mini gym. All classes incorporate celebrations of Jewish holidays and Friday classes celebrate Shabbat with a special visit from our clergy. For more information, email Lisa Schiff at lschiff@crsnyc.org. 16–24-Month-Olds (and their grownups) Thursdays, 9:30 AM–10:30 AM Jan 30–Jun 4 (skipping Feb 20, Apr 9, 16, May 28) $675 for…

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    Learning Together: 12–20 months

    Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, June 5, 2020

    LEARNING TOGETHER Learning Together classes introduce children to the richness of a school setting. Each session children experience different classroom activities, including free choice, group time, and play in the mini gym. All classes incorporate celebrations of Jewish holidays and Friday classes celebrate Shabbat with a special visit from our clergy. For more information, email Lisa Schiff at lschiff@crsnyc.org. 12–20-Month-Olds (and their grownups) Thursdays, 11:15 AM–12:15 PM Jan 30–Jun 4 (skipping Feb 20, Apr 9, 16, May 28) $675 for…

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    What Matters: Have You Had the Conversation?

    Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 2:00 pm
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    One event on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    One event on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    One event on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 8:45 am

    LET’S TALK ABOUT WHAT MATTERS What Matters: Caring Conversations About End of Life is an initiative in the Jewish community of New York that highlights the importance of advance care planning. In this time of increasingly sophisticated medical technology, it is all the more important that each of us feel assured that our healthcare wishes will be known, respected, and honored. We invite you to learn more about What Matters and advance care planning. Trained facilitators will guide you through…

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    Sholom Adventures

    Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
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    One event on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 3:45 pm

    One event on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 3:45 pm

    One event on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 3:45 pm

    One event on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 3:45 pm

    One event on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 3:45 pm

    Classes feature exciting Jewish Adventures through stories, cooking, art and yoga! Children make friends, explore Jewish values and holidays, and have fun! The class takes place in our newly-renovated 5th floor. Spring Semester January 16, 30; February 6, 27; March 5; April 2 RSVP here

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    Learning Together: 24–30 months

    Friday, January 31, 2020 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday, repeating until Saturday, June 6, 2020

    LEARNING TOGETHER Learning Together classes introduce children to the richness of a school setting. Each session children experience different classroom activities, including free choice, group time, and play in the mini gym. All classes incorporate celebrations of Jewish holidays and Friday classes celebrate Shabbat with a special visit from our clergy. For more information, email Lisa Schiff at lschiff@crsnyc.org. 24–30-Month-Olds (and their grownups) Fridays, 9:00 AM–10:00 AM Jan 31–Jun 5 (skipping Apr 10, 17, May 29) $675 for members/$775 for…

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    Learning Together: 16–24 months

    Friday, January 31, 2020 at 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, June 5, 2020

    LEARNING TOGETHER Learning Together classes introduce children to the richness of a school setting. Each session children experience different classroom activities, including free choice, group time, and play in the mini gym. All classes incorporate celebrations of Jewish holidays and Friday classes celebrate Shabbat with a special visit from our clergy. For more information, email Lisa Schiff at lschiff@crsnyc.org. 16–24-Month-Olds (and their grownups) Thursdays, 9:30 AM–10:30 AM Jan 30–Jun 4 (skipping Feb 20, Apr 9, 16, May 28) $675 for…

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    Shabbat and Play—Spring

    Friday, January 31, 2020 at 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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    An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until Saturday, March 28, 2020

    Shabbat and Play: Drop In (for children 0–2 years and their grownups) $100 per 5-class session or $25 per class Fridays, 11:00 AM–11:45 AM Session 1: Jan 17–Feb 14 Session 2: Feb 28–Mar 27 Sing, dance, and play your way into Shabbat! Using music, stories, hands-on playtime in our mini gym and weekly visits from our clergy, this class will introduce your baby to the joy and spirit of this special time of the week. Registration

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    Learning Together: 12–20 months

    Friday, January 31, 2020 at 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, June 5, 2020

    LEARNING TOGETHER Learning Together classes introduce children to the richness of a school setting. Each session children experience different classroom activities, including free choice, group time, and play in the mini gym. All classes incorporate celebrations of Jewish holidays and Friday classes celebrate Shabbat with a special visit from our clergy. For more information, email Lisa Schiff at lschiff@crsnyc.org. 12–20-Month-Olds (and their grownups) Thursdays, 11:15 AM–12:15 PM Jan 30–Jun 4 (skipping Feb 20, Apr 9, 16, May 28) $675 for…

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    Learning Together: 16–24 months

    Friday, January 31, 2020 at 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Friday, repeating until Saturday, June 6, 2020

    LEARNING TOGETHER Learning Together classes introduce children to the richness of a school setting. Each session children experience different classroom activities, including free choice, group time, and play in the mini gym. All classes incorporate celebrations of Jewish holidays and Friday classes celebrate Shabbat with a special visit from our clergy. For more information, email Lisa Schiff at lschiff@crsnyc.org. 16–24-Month-Olds (and their grownups) Fridays, 11:15 AM–12:15 PM Jan 31–Jun 5 (skipping Apr 10, 17, May 29) Cost: $675 for members/$775…

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    February 2020

    Inspiring Women of the Congregation Luncheon

    Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 12:30 pm

    Following Shabbat Services. Join us for Sisterhood/Brotherhood Shabbat services, followed by lunch and meaningful conversations as we honor Women in Science by meeting some of the talented women in our congregation who are shaping the future of our world in various scientific fields. All are welcome!

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    Days for Girls

    Monday, February 3, 2020 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until Tuesday, June 2, 2020

    Help empower girls and women at Days for Girls, a grassroots non-profit that makes and distributes feminine hygiene kits around the world.

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    Taste of Torah: Exploring our Weekly Torah Portion

    Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 9:00 am
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    One event on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 9:00 am

    One event on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 9:00 am

    One event on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 9:00 am

    One event on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 9:00 am

    What does the Torah actually say? Who were our matriarchs and patriarchs? What happened on the journey to the Promised Land? Join your CRS clergy for a deep dive into sacred text through our Parshat HaShavua class. This one-hour session will explore the week’s Torah portion, building connections to our own lives, and unpacking layers of meaning within the text and beyond through the rich tradition of commentary. No prior knowledge required!

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    Learning Together: 24–30 months

    Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until Wednesday, May 27, 2020

    LEARNING TOGETHER Learning Together classes introduce children to the richness of a school setting. Each session children experience different classroom activities, including free choice, group time, and play in the mini gym. All classes incorporate celebrations of Jewish holidays and Friday classes celebrate Shabbat with a special visit from our clergy. For more information, email Lisa Schiff at lschiff@crsnyc.org. 24–30-Month-Olds (and their grownups) Tuesdays, 10:30 AM–11:30 AM Feb 4–May 26 (skipping Feb 18, Apr 14) $675 for members/$775 for non-members…

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    Tales of Three Rabbis

    Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 6:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, happening 3 times

    In this three-session course, we will explore the lives of three 19th century rabbis—Rabbi Aaron Wise of our own Rodeph Sholom, Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise of Cincinnati, and Rabbi Benjamin Szold of Baltimore, as well as the prayer books each wrote. Each was responsible in significant ways for shaping the contours of what would follow in American Jewish History. We will consider these contributions and explore what their legacy has been to Reform Judaism. RSVP coming soon

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    Backpack Buddies

    Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 9:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, June 18, 2020

    Help children by packing backpacks with food so they are able to eat on the weekends. Volunteers are needed Wednesday mornings to pack the backpacks and Friday mornings to deliver them to our program partners. Sign up for a shift on volunteerhub.

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    Maccabees in Motion: Spring

    Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, March 26, 2020

    Maccabees in Motion (for children 12–18 months and their grownups) Wednesdays, 11:15 AM–12:00 PM $200 for members/$225 for non-members Session 1: Jan 15–Feb 12 Session 2: Feb 26–Mar 25 Specially designed for you and your little Maccabee, this movement-based class will have your toddler learning to balance, run, kick, and play. Taught by a Jewish Educator and an experienced instructor from Super Soccer Stars Kick and Play along with puppet friends, Mimi and Pepe, we’ll take you through a soccer…

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    Baby and Me Infant Yoga—Spring

    Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, March 26, 2020

    Baby and Me Yoga (for children 6 weeks–6 months and their grownups) Wednesdays, 11:30 AM–12:15 PM Session 1: Jan 15–Feb 12 Session 2: Feb 26–Mar 25 Cost: $200 for members/$225 for non-members From asana to ahava (love), tree pose to Torah, this unique class combines yoga, play, and Jewish concepts. Strengthen the bond between you and your infant, build growing muscles, improve digestion and sleeping patterns, and help your baby reach the next stage of development. Taught by acclaimed instructors from Karma…

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    Jewish Basics

    Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, May 28, 2020

    This class is open to Jews and non-Jews who seek an orientation to Judaism and Jewish life. Taught by Rabbi Greg Weitzman, this lively and illuminating series covers Jewish holidays, foundational Jewish texts, mitzvot, and great Jewish questions in an accessible and warm environment. If you are interested in conversion with us, this course is considered a requirement. $720 (includes all class materials, time with clergy, Shabbat dinners and outings) Please click here to register.

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    Sholom Adventures

    Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
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    One event on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 3:45 pm

    One event on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 3:45 pm

    One event on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 3:45 pm

    One event on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 3:45 pm

    One event on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 3:45 pm

    Classes feature exciting Jewish Adventures through stories, cooking, art and yoga! Children make friends, explore Jewish values and holidays, and have fun! The class takes place in our newly-renovated 5th floor. Spring Semester January 16, 30; February 6, 27; March 5; April 2 RSVP here

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    Simple Acts: The Busy Family’s Guide to Giving Back

    Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 6:30 pm

    Natalie Silverstein in Conversation with Rabbi Erica Gerson During these hectic times, when calendars are packed with so many activities and everyone is focused on their devices, how can we find time to reconnect and teach our children the values that are most important? This program is intended to give parents helpful tips and resources on how to incorporate service and acts of kindness into busy family schedules. The program will be led by RSS parents Natalie Silverstein and Rabbi…

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    Book Group

    Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 7:00 pm

    Literature lovers and readers rejoice! Book Group gathers the first Thursday of each month to discuss books (or plays or poetry) written by a Jewish author or that have a Jewish theme. Enjoy books, snacks, and wine over rousing talk about plot, character, and theme. The book for February will be Exit Wounds by Rutu Modan.

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    Learning Together: 24–30 months

    Friday, February 7, 2020 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday, repeating until Saturday, June 6, 2020

    LEARNING TOGETHER Learning Together classes introduce children to the richness of a school setting. Each session children experience different classroom activities, including free choice, group time, and play in the mini gym. All classes incorporate celebrations of Jewish holidays and Friday classes celebrate Shabbat with a special visit from our clergy. For more information, email Lisa Schiff at lschiff@crsnyc.org. 24–30-Month-Olds (and their grownups) Fridays, 9:00 AM–10:00 AM Jan 31–Jun 5 (skipping Apr 10, 17, May 29) $675 for members/$775 for…

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    Learning Together: 16–24 months

    Friday, February 7, 2020 at 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, June 5, 2020

    LEARNING TOGETHER Learning Together classes introduce children to the richness of a school setting. Each session children experience different classroom activities, including free choice, group time, and play in the mini gym. All classes incorporate celebrations of Jewish holidays and Friday classes celebrate Shabbat with a special visit from our clergy. For more information, email Lisa Schiff at lschiff@crsnyc.org. 16–24-Month-Olds (and their grownups) Thursdays, 9:30 AM–10:30 AM Jan 30–Jun 4 (skipping Feb 20, Apr 9, 16, May 28) $675 for…

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    Shabbat and Play—Spring

    Friday, February 7, 2020 at 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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    An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until Saturday, March 28, 2020

    Shabbat and Play: Drop In (for children 0–2 years and their grownups) $100 per 5-class session or $25 per class Fridays, 11:00 AM–11:45 AM Session 1: Jan 17–Feb 14 Session 2: Feb 28–Mar 27 Sing, dance, and play your way into Shabbat! Using music, stories, hands-on playtime in our mini gym and weekly visits from our clergy, this class will introduce your baby to the joy and spirit of this special time of the week. Registration

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    Learning Together: 12–20 months

    Friday, February 7, 2020 at 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, June 5, 2020

    LEARNING TOGETHER Learning Together classes introduce children to the richness of a school setting. Each session children experience different classroom activities, including free choice, group time, and play in the mini gym. All classes incorporate celebrations of Jewish holidays and Friday classes celebrate Shabbat with a special visit from our clergy. For more information, email Lisa Schiff at lschiff@crsnyc.org. 12–20-Month-Olds (and their grownups) Thursdays, 11:15 AM–12:15 PM Jan 30–Jun 4 (skipping Feb 20, Apr 9, 16, May 28) $675 for…

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    Learning Together: 16–24 months

    Friday, February 7, 2020 at 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Friday, repeating until Saturday, June 6, 2020

    LEARNING TOGETHER Learning Together classes introduce children to the richness of a school setting. Each session children experience different classroom activities, including free choice, group time, and play in the mini gym. All classes incorporate celebrations of Jewish holidays and Friday classes celebrate Shabbat with a special visit from our clergy. For more information, email Lisa Schiff at lschiff@crsnyc.org. 16–24-Month-Olds (and their grownups) Fridays, 11:15 AM–12:15 PM Jan 31–Jun 5 (skipping Apr 10, 17, May 29) Cost: $675 for members/$775…

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    Sholom Sprouts Shabbat Dinner and Singalong

    Friday, February 7, 2020 at 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until Friday, May 1, 2020

    One event on Friday, September 13, 2019 at 4:30 pm

    One event on Friday, January 10, 2020 at 4:30 pm

    Children and parents singing along with Tkiya

    Just especially for our littlest members and their grown-ups, this special Shabbat offers activities, songs, and blessings with clergy and a pizza supper.

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    10th Anniversary Shireinu Celebration

    Friday, February 7, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    Ten years ago, Rodeph Sholom founded Shireinu, which has become a nationally-followed model of accessible worship services for those with sensory sensitivity, needing ASL interpretation, and other special needs. Help us mark these past 10 years of inclusion and look forward to the next 10.

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    Havdalah Unplugged

    Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 6:00 pm
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    One event on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    One event on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    One event on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    One event on Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    One event on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    One event on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    The perfect way to start a new week, Havdalah Unplugged features music, stories, and a chance to kick back, breathe deeply, and reflect. This energizing, thoughtful, and connective service is a treasured CRS tradition. No RSVP necessary.

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    St. Xavier’s Soup Kitchen

    Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 11:45 am
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    One event on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 11:45 am

    OFFSITE Volunteers are needed to prepare and serve meals to visitors at the St. Xavier’s Soup Kitchen in Chelsea. Volunteers must be 14 years of age or older; volunteers under 17 years must be accompanied by an adult. Sign up at rodephsholom.org/volunteerhub.

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    Sholom Sprouts Tu B’Shevat

    Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Celebrate the birthday of the trees with this fun station-oriented family seder. Get ready to sing, enjoy fruits of all kinds, engage in art projects, and more!

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    Sisterhood Torah Study

    Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 8:30 am
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    One event on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at 7:00 pm

    Sisterhood Torah Study gathers women of the congregation together to explore text in an intimate environment of friendship. Held in a private home, this event does not require advanced knowledge of Torah—just be prepared for fascinating conversation and nosh. Please email sisterhood@crsnyc.org to RSVP and receive the address.

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    Learning Together: 24–30 months

    Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until Wednesday, May 27, 2020

    LEARNING TOGETHER Learning Together classes introduce children to the richness of a school setting. Each session children experience different classroom activities, including free choice, group time, and play in the mini gym. All classes incorporate celebrations of Jewish holidays and Friday classes celebrate Shabbat with a special visit from our clergy. For more information, email Lisa Schiff at lschiff@crsnyc.org. 24–30-Month-Olds (and their grownups) Tuesdays, 10:30 AM–11:30 AM Feb 4–May 26 (skipping Feb 18, Apr 14) $675 for members/$775 for non-members…

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    Tales of Three Rabbis

    Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 6:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, happening 3 times

    In this three-session course, we will explore the lives of three 19th century rabbis—Rabbi Aaron Wise of our own Rodeph Sholom, Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise of Cincinnati, and Rabbi Benjamin Szold of Baltimore, as well as the prayer books each wrote. Each was responsible in significant ways for shaping the contours of what would follow in American Jewish History. We will consider these contributions and explore what their legacy has been to Reform Judaism. RSVP coming soon

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    Backpack Buddies

    Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 9:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, June 18, 2020

    Help children by packing backpacks with food so they are able to eat on the weekends. Volunteers are needed Wednesday mornings to pack the backpacks and Friday mornings to deliver them to our program partners. Sign up for a shift on volunteerhub.

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    Maccabees in Motion: Spring

    Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, March 26, 2020

    Maccabees in Motion (for children 12–18 months and their grownups) Wednesdays, 11:15 AM–12:00 PM $200 for members/$225 for non-members Session 1: Jan 15–Feb 12 Session 2: Feb 26–Mar 25 Specially designed for you and your little Maccabee, this movement-based class will have your toddler learning to balance, run, kick, and play. Taught by a Jewish Educator and an experienced instructor from Super Soccer Stars Kick and Play along with puppet friends, Mimi and Pepe, we’ll take you through a soccer…

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    Baby and Me Infant Yoga—Spring

    Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, March 26, 2020

    Baby and Me Yoga (for children 6 weeks–6 months and their grownups) Wednesdays, 11:30 AM–12:15 PM Session 1: Jan 15–Feb 12 Session 2: Feb 26–Mar 25 Cost: $200 for members/$225 for non-members From asana to ahava (love), tree pose to Torah, this unique class combines yoga, play, and Jewish concepts. Strengthen the bond between you and your infant, build growing muscles, improve digestion and sleeping patterns, and help your baby reach the next stage of development. Taught by acclaimed instructors from Karma…

    Find out more »

    Jewish Basics

    Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, May 28, 2020

    This class is open to Jews and non-Jews who seek an orientation to Judaism and Jewish life. Taught by Rabbi Greg Weitzman, this lively and illuminating series covers Jewish holidays, foundational Jewish texts, mitzvot, and great Jewish questions in an accessible and warm environment. If you are interested in conversion with us, this course is considered a requirement. $720 (includes all class materials, time with clergy, Shabbat dinners and outings) Please click here to register.

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    Mah Jongg

    Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 12:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Friday, June 12, 2020

    One event on Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 12:00 pm

    Have you always wanted to learn how to play Mah Jongg?  Are you and your friends looking for a game, or are you looking for fellow players? Join us! We offer a pick-up style afternoon of play for all levels, and a teaching table for beginners. No charge, snacks included. Bring your own card or purchase one when you arrive. This event is open to members and non-members. Please RSVP here:

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    Miscarriage Support Group

    Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 6:30 pm
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    One event on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 6:30 pm

    One event on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 6:30 pm

    This drop-in group is for anyone affected by a miscarriage. Co-facilitated by CRS family educator Lisa Schiff, M.Ed. and Dr. Isabel Blumberg, this is a chance to safely share your experiences. To register email Lisa Schiff at lschiff@crsnyc.org. Future dates: February 13, March 12

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    Learning Together: 24–30 months

    Friday, February 14, 2020 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday, repeating until Saturday, June 6, 2020

    LEARNING TOGETHER Learning Together classes introduce children to the richness of a school setting. Each session children experience different classroom activities, including free choice, group time, and play in the mini gym. All classes incorporate celebrations of Jewish holidays and Friday classes celebrate Shabbat with a special visit from our clergy. For more information, email Lisa Schiff at lschiff@crsnyc.org. 24–30-Month-Olds (and their grownups) Fridays, 9:00 AM–10:00 AM Jan 31–Jun 5 (skipping Apr 10, 17, May 29) $675 for members/$775 for…

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    Learning Together: 16–24 months

    Friday, February 14, 2020 at 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, June 5, 2020

    LEARNING TOGETHER Learning Together classes introduce children to the richness of a school setting. Each session children experience different classroom activities, including free choice, group time, and play in the mini gym. All classes incorporate celebrations of Jewish holidays and Friday classes celebrate Shabbat with a special visit from our clergy. For more information, email Lisa Schiff at lschiff@crsnyc.org. 16–24-Month-Olds (and their grownups) Thursdays, 9:30 AM–10:30 AM Jan 30–Jun 4 (skipping Feb 20, Apr 9, 16, May 28) $675 for…

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    Shabbat and Play—Spring

    Friday, February 14, 2020 at 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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    An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until Saturday, March 28, 2020

    Shabbat and Play: Drop In (for children 0–2 years and their grownups) $100 per 5-class session or $25 per class Fridays, 11:00 AM–11:45 AM Session 1: Jan 17–Feb 14 Session 2: Feb 28–Mar 27 Sing, dance, and play your way into Shabbat! Using music, stories, hands-on playtime in our mini gym and weekly visits from our clergy, this class will introduce your baby to the joy and spirit of this special time of the week. Registration

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    Learning Together: 12–20 months

    Friday, February 14, 2020 at 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, June 5, 2020

    LEARNING TOGETHER Learning Together classes introduce children to the richness of a school setting. Each session children experience different classroom activities, including free choice, group time, and play in the mini gym. All classes incorporate celebrations of Jewish holidays and Friday classes celebrate Shabbat with a special visit from our clergy. For more information, email Lisa Schiff at lschiff@crsnyc.org. 12–20-Month-Olds (and their grownups) Thursdays, 11:15 AM–12:15 PM Jan 30–Jun 4 (skipping Feb 20, Apr 9, 16, May 28) $675 for…

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    Learning Together: 16–24 months

    Friday, February 14, 2020 at 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Friday, repeating until Saturday, June 6, 2020

    LEARNING TOGETHER Learning Together classes introduce children to the richness of a school setting. Each session children experience different classroom activities, including free choice, group time, and play in the mini gym. All classes incorporate celebrations of Jewish holidays and Friday classes celebrate Shabbat with a special visit from our clergy. For more information, email Lisa Schiff at lschiff@crsnyc.org. 16–24-Month-Olds (and their grownups) Fridays, 11:15 AM–12:15 PM Jan 31–Jun 5 (skipping Apr 10, 17, May 29) Cost: $675 for members/$775…

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    Lunch Together

    Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 11:30 am on day Third of the month, repeating until Wednesday, June 17, 2020

    One event on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 11:30 am

    One event on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 11:30 am

    A terrific way to socialize, learn, and nosh, Lunch Together is a once-a-month program that includes mini-lectures, film screenings, performances, and more from authors, musicians, clergy, and other experts in popular topics. Dairy lunch is served, and programs are open to both members and non-members.  A special highlight this year will be the May 19 program that will feature Marvin Hamlisch’s widow, Terre Blair Hamlisch, telling stories about life with the great composer, along with Hamlisch classics performed Harvey Granat…

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    Tales of Three Rabbis

    Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 6:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, happening 3 times

    In this three-session course, we will explore the lives of three 19th century rabbis—Rabbi Aaron Wise of our own Rodeph Sholom, Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise of Cincinnati, and Rabbi Benjamin Szold of Baltimore, as well as the prayer books each wrote. Each was responsible in significant ways for shaping the contours of what would follow in American Jewish History. We will consider these contributions and explore what their legacy has been to Reform Judaism. RSVP coming soon

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    Backpack Buddies

    Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 9:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, June 18, 2020

    Help children by packing backpacks with food so they are able to eat on the weekends. Volunteers are needed Wednesday mornings to pack the backpacks and Friday mornings to deliver them to our program partners. Sign up for a shift on volunteerhub.

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