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    January 2020

    Shabbat and Play—Spring

    Friday, January 24 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 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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    PJ Library Drop-in Storytime

    Tuesday, January 28 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, June 10, 2020

    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, January 29 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 29 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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    Jewish Basics

    Wednesday, January 29 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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

    Junior Congregation

    Saturday, February 1 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until Tuesday, June 30, 2020

    An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until Tuesday, June 30, 2020

    (for children ages 6–13 and their grownups) 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month, 10:00 AM–11:00 AM Our clergy, a song leader, and your kids will rock through a Shabbat service that’s fun (and meaningful) for the whole family. Children lead prayers, chant Torah, and find their own voice in the Rodeph Sholom community; parents kvell, pray, chant, and sing.

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    Inspiring Women of the Congregation Luncheon

    Saturday, February 1 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! WOMEN IN SCIENCE SPONSORED BY SISTERHOOD Inspiring Women of the Congregation Luncheon 5780 MODERATOR Randi Hutter Epstein, M.D., M.S., M.P.H Writer-in-Residence, Yale School of Medicine and Author PANELISTS Marlene Krauss, M.D., M.B.A. Chief Executive Officer, KBL…

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    Days for Girls

    Monday, February 3 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: Reform Judaism in Israel w/ Rabbi Levine

    Tuesday, February 4 at 8:00 am - 9:00 am

    ***Special Session*** Do you want to learn more about Reform Judaism in Israel before you vote in the WZC Elections? Come to a special Taste of Torah session where we’ll talk about Reform Judaism in Israel! We’ll hear Rabbi Robert Levine delve into parshat Beshalach, and also hear Rabbi Josh Weinberg speak about what Reform Zionism is, and how you can be a part of it. Rabbi Weinberg is the Vice President of the URJ for Israel & Reform Zionism,…

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    Learning Together: 24–30 months

    Tuesday, February 4 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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    PJ Library Drop-in Storytime

    Tuesday, February 4 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, June 10, 2020

    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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    Tales of Three Rabbis

    Tuesday, February 4 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. Please RSVP here:

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    Backpack Buddies

    Wednesday, February 5 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 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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    Jewish Basics

    Wednesday, February 5 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Goes to Camp

    Saturday, February 8 at 5:30 pm

    Join us for a special camp-style Havdalah Unplugged service led by CRS & RSS songleader Louie Glaser. We will sing around the “campfire” and enjoy special camp-inspired snacks. All are welcome! *For children & adults of all ages* SAT, FEB 8th at 6:00 PM Rep your camp! If you or someone in your family has attended a summer camp before, come wearing your camp T-shirt or other camp swag!   FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN IN GRADES 1 – 3: Come at…

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    St. Xavier’s Soup Kitchen

    Sunday, February 9 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 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! RSVP here:

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    CRS & RSS 4th & 5th Grade Purim Booth Prep!

    Monday, February 10 at 6:00 pm - Wednesday, February 12 at 6:00 pm
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    Miscarriage Support Group

    Monday, February 10 at 6:30 pm
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    One event on Monday, February 10, 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 10, March 12

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    Sisterhood Torah Study: Using Humor to Navigate Family Relationships

    Tuesday, February 11 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. Open to members only. The address will be shared prior to the event. Please RSVP here:

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    Learning Together: 24–30 months

    Tuesday, February 11 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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    PJ Library Drop-in Storytime

    Tuesday, February 11 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, June 10, 2020

    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…

    Find out more »

    Tales of Three Rabbis

    Tuesday, February 11 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. Please RSVP here:

    Find out more »

    Backpack Buddies

    Wednesday, February 12 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.

    Find out more »

    Maccabees in Motion: Spring

    Wednesday, February 12 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 »

    Jewish Basics

    Wednesday, February 12 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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    Torah on the Town

    Wednesday, February 12 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    with Rabbi Juli Karol Register below:

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    Mah Jongg

    Thursday, February 13 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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    Learning Together: 24–30 months

    Friday, February 14 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 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 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 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 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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    Junior Congregation

    Saturday, February 15 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until Tuesday, June 30, 2020

    An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until Tuesday, June 30, 2020

    (for children ages 6–13 and their grownups) 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month, 10:00 AM–11:00 AM Our clergy, a song leader, and your kids will rock through a Shabbat service that’s fun (and meaningful) for the whole family. Children lead prayers, chant Torah, and find their own voice in the Rodeph Sholom community; parents kvell, pray, chant, and sing.

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    Lunch Together

    Tuesday, February 18 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 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. Please RSVP here:

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    Backpack Buddies

    Wednesday, February 19 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 19 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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    Jewish Basics

    Wednesday, February 19 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 (Spring Semester)

    Thursday, February 20 at 8:45 am - 9:45 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 8:45 am on Thursday, repeating until Friday, May 8, 2020

    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 per registrant. Register here:  

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    Learning Together: 24–30 months

    Friday, February 21 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 21 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 21 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 21 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 21 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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    Personal and Spiritual Pathways Through the Psalms

    Friday, February 21 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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    Healing Across the Israeli-Palestinian Divide

    Monday, February 24 at 7:00 pm

    Opening minds, one heart at a time. Join the Parents Circle Families Forum, a joint Israeli-Palestinian organization made up of more than 600 bereaved families who have lost a close loved one to the conflict.  Armed with their loss and the uncommon path they have chosen, these mourning families have begun to stir an awareness about the conflict that transcends history and politics. This event coincides with the upcoming release of the novel, Apeirogon, by award-winning author Colum McCann, based…

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    Learning Together: 24–30 months

    Tuesday, February 25 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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    PJ Library Drop-in Storytime

    Tuesday, February 25 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, June 10, 2020

    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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    New Moms Group—Spring

    Tuesday, February 25 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 1, 2020

    New Moms Group Tuesdays, 1:00 PM–2:30 PM (6 sessions) $150 for members/$180 for non-members Feb 25, Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Led by Rabbi Juliana Karol and Hannah Lavan, LMSW, this group meets weekly to discuss what is relevant to you—recovery from childbirth, bottle and breastfeeding, and the anxieties and pleasures of these early days. Our conversation is grounded in Jewish values, but is open to all. Bring your newborn (0–16 weeks) and enjoy a nosh, some social time…

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    Backpack Buddies

    Wednesday, February 26 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 26 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, February 26 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: 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 Kids Yoga. All levels encouraged.…

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    Jewish Basics

    Wednesday, February 26 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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    Hebrew Basics (Spring Semester)

    Thursday, February 27 at 8:45 am - 9:45 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 8:45 am on Thursday, repeating until Friday, May 8, 2020

    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 per registrant. Register here:  

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    Sholom Adventures

    Thursday, February 27 at 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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, February 28 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 28 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 28 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 28 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 28 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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    Winter Shabbaton with Cantor Evan Kent

    Friday, February 28 at 6:00 pm - Saturday, February 29 at 6:30 pm

    Friday, February 28 6:00 PM Erev Shabbat Service Saturday, February 29 10:15 AM Shabbat Morning Chapel Service 6:30 PM Havdalah, concert follows Educator and performer Cantor Evan Kent will be a special musical guest at Erev Shabbat Services, and will be a song leader at Shabbat Morning Chapel Service.  Saturday evening, after Havdalah, Cantor Kent will present his story of Aliyah in his one-man show, “Shards.” With music, storytelling, and puppets, Cantor Kent links his immigration story with that of…

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    Sholom Sprouts Havdalah and Hamantashcen

    Saturday, February 29 at 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

    Join us for a rousing singalong featuring your favorite Purim tunes followed by hamantaschen-making! RSVP here:

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    March 2020

    Days for Girls

    Monday, March 2 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: 24–30 months

    Tuesday, March 3 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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    PJ Library Drop-in Storytime

    Tuesday, March 3 at 11:45 am - 12:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 11:45 am on Tuesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 10, 2020

    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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    New Moms Group—Spring

    Tuesday, March 3 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 1, 2020

    New Moms Group Tuesdays, 1:00 PM–2:30 PM (6 sessions) $150 for members/$180 for non-members Feb 25, Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Led by Rabbi Juliana Karol and Hannah Lavan, LMSW, this group meets weekly to discuss what is relevant to you—recovery from childbirth, bottle and breastfeeding, and the anxieties and pleasures of these early days. Our conversation is grounded in Jewish values, but is open to all. Bring your newborn (0–16 weeks) and enjoy a nosh, some social time…

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    The 100 Most Jewish Foods: Sisterhood Cooking Event with the RSS PA

    Tuesday, March 3 at 6:30 pm

    If we are what we eat, pastrami, latkes and kugel add up to more than clogged arteries. They are portraits of our grandmas’ kitchens, of holiday dinners and of a culture that runs through our veins. Taste some of these delights and discover what they tell us about our culture, our relationship to food and how we define what is Jewish. Featuring the author of “The 100 Most Jewish Foods,” Alana Newhouse. The first 100 registrants receive a free book…

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    Backpack Buddies

    Wednesday, March 4 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, March 4 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, March 4 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: 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 Kids Yoga. All levels encouraged.…

    Find out more »

    Jewish Basics

    Wednesday, March 4 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 (Spring Semester)

    Thursday, March 5 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, May 8, 2020

    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 per registrant. Register here:  

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    Sholom Adventures

    Thursday, March 5 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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    Book Group

    Thursday, March 5 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 March will be Sadness is a White Bird by Moriel Rothman-Zecher.

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    Learning Together: 24–30 months

    Friday, March 6 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, March 6 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, March 6 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, March 6 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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