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    October 2019

    Backpack Buddies

    Wednesday, October 16 at 9:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00am 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, October 16 at 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 11, 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 6, 13, 20, Dec 4, 11 (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, October 16 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 7:00pm 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, October 17 at 8:45 am - 9:45 am
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    An event every week that begins at 8:45am 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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    Maccabees in Motion – Fall

    Thursday, October 17 at 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:15am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, December 5, 2019

    Maccabees in Motion (for children 12–18 months and their grownups) Thursdays, 11:15 AM–12:00 PM Cost: $200 for members/$225 for non-members Session 1: Sept 26, Oct 3, 10, 17, 24 Session 2: Oct 31, Nov 7, 14, 21, Dec 5 (skipping Nov 28) 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…

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    Learning Together Fall: 16 – 24 months

    Friday, October 18 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00am 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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    Shabbat and Play – Fall

    Friday, October 18 at 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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    An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until Friday, December 6, 2019

    Shabbat and Play: Drop In (for children 0–2 years and their grownups) Cost: $100 per 5-class session or $25 per class Fridays, 11:00 – 11:45 AM Session 1: Sep 27; Oct 4, 11, 18, 25 Session 2: Nov 1, 8, 15, 22; Dec 6 (skipping Nov 29 for Thanksgiving) 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…

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    Learning Together Fall: 12–20 months

    Friday, October 18 at 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:15am 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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    Singin’ Swingin’ Shabbat

    Saturday, October 19 at 9:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until Sunday, December 15, 2019

    Singin’ Swingin’ Shabbat (for children 0–5 years old and their grownups) Singin’ Swingin’ Shabbat will return September 7th! Every Saturday, 9:00–9:45 AM Held in our beautiful new 5th floor chapel, this playful and joyous weekly Shabbat is especially for little ones. Come and dance, make a happy noise with Tkiya, meet other parents, and get to know our clergy.

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    3–5-year-old Shabbat Experience

    Saturday, October 19 at 9:30 am
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    An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day First of the month, repeating until Sunday, December 8, 2019

    An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Third of the month, repeating until Friday, November 29, 2019

    3-5 Year Old Shabbat Experience (follows Singin’ Swingin’ Shabbat) 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month, 9:30-10:15 AM Begins September 7th! Join us for elevated art and social justice projects based on Jewish values, holidays and Torah stories. *No pre-registration required

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    Erev Simchat Torah

    Sunday, October 20 at 5:00 pm

    Rejoice and dance with the Torah as we conclude and celebrate the annual cycle of Torah reading.

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    Simchat Torah

    Monday, October 21 at 10:15 am

    On Simchat Torah morning, we unroll the entire Torah scroll, read the final words of Deuteronomy, and start again the story of creation. Yizkor concludes the service.

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    Taste of Torah: Exploring our Weekly Torah Portion

    Tuesday, October 22 at 9:00 am
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    One event on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 9:00am

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

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

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

    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 Fall: 16 – 24 months

    Tuesday, October 22 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30am 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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    CRS Men’s Homeless Shelter Opens for 5780

    Tuesday, October 22 at 8:30 pm

    On Monday through Friday evenings throughout the academic year, CRS operates a homeless shelter through Urban Pathways. Members of CRS volunteer each night in pairs to help welcome our guests and spend the night. Volunteering for a night in the CRS Homeless Shelter is safe, fun, and makes a real difference for someone who has nowhere else to sleep.

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    Backpack Buddies

    Wednesday, October 23 at 9:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00am 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 »

    Baby and Me Yoga

    Wednesday, October 23 at 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 11, 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 6, 13, 20, Dec 4, 11 (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, October 23 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 7:00pm 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, October 24 at 8:45 am - 9:45 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 8:45am 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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    Maccabees in Motion – Fall

    Thursday, October 24 at 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:15am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, December 5, 2019

    Maccabees in Motion (for children 12–18 months and their grownups) Thursdays, 11:15 AM–12:00 PM Cost: $200 for members/$225 for non-members Session 1: Sept 26, Oct 3, 10, 17, 24 Session 2: Oct 31, Nov 7, 14, 21, Dec 5 (skipping Nov 28) 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…

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    Learning Together Fall: 16 – 24 months

    Friday, October 25 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00am 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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    Shabbat and Play – Fall

    Friday, October 25 at 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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    An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until Friday, December 6, 2019

    Shabbat and Play: Drop In (for children 0–2 years and their grownups) Cost: $100 per 5-class session or $25 per class Fridays, 11:00 – 11:45 AM Session 1: Sep 27; Oct 4, 11, 18, 25 Session 2: Nov 1, 8, 15, 22; Dec 6 (skipping Nov 29 for Thanksgiving) 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…

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    Learning Together Fall: 12–20 months

    Friday, October 25 at 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:15am 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, October 25 at 12:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until Saturday, June 13, 2020

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

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

    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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    Mitzvah Weekend 5780

    Friday, October 25 at 6:00 pm - Sunday, October 27 at 5:00 pm

    Join us for Erev Shabbat services when we will learn from passionate mitzvah-doers in our own community.  On Shabbat morning, our youngest mitzvah-mavens are invited to join us for Singin’ Swingin’ Shabbat where children and their caregivers will assemble food for Backpack Buddies, and all are invited to mitzvah-themed Shabbat Morning Chapel services. Saturday evening, we will go to West Side Campaign Against Hunger (WSCAH) for Havdalah and begin our week by restocking their pantry. On Sunday we will gather together in the morning…

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    Singin’ Swingin’ Shabbat

    Saturday, October 26 at 9:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until Sunday, December 15, 2019

    Singin’ Swingin’ Shabbat (for children 0–5 years old and their grownups) Singin’ Swingin’ Shabbat will return September 7th! Every Saturday, 9:00–9:45 AM Held in our beautiful new 5th floor chapel, this playful and joyous weekly Shabbat is especially for little ones. Come and dance, make a happy noise with Tkiya, meet other parents, and get to know our clergy.

    Find out more »

    Learning Together Fall: 16 – 24 months

    Tuesday, October 29 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30am 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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    New Moms Group – Fall

    Tuesday, October 29 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, December 3, 2019

    New Moms Group Tuesdays, 1:00 – 2:30 PM (6 sessions) Cost: $150 for members/$180 for non-members Fall: October 29, November 5, 12, 19, 26, December 3 Led by Rabbi Juliana Karol with 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…

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    Backpack Buddies

    Wednesday, October 30 at 9:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00am 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 »

    Baby and Me Yoga

    Wednesday, October 30 at 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 11, 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 6, 13, 20, Dec 4, 11 (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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    One Year After Pittsburgh: the State of Anti-Semitism in Our Country Today

    Wednesday, October 30 at 6:30 pm
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    Few topics are more upsetting than the rise of anti-Semitism and the danger of allowing hatred and intolerance to grow unchecked. What do we do about this troubling situation? Can the worst happen here? What should our level of concern be? Joining Rabbi Levine for this important conversation will be a panel of experts including John Miller, Deputy Commissioner of Intelligence & Counterterrorism of the NYPD, and Evan Bernstein, Anti-Defamation League Regional Director for New York/New Jersey. Gain new insights and…

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    Jewish Basics

    Wednesday, October 30 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 7:00pm 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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    Maccabees in Motion – Fall

    Thursday, October 31 at 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:15am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, December 5, 2019

    Maccabees in Motion (for children 12–18 months and their grownups) Thursdays, 11:15 AM–12:00 PM Cost: $200 for members/$225 for non-members Session 1: Sept 26, Oct 3, 10, 17, 24 Session 2: Oct 31, Nov 7, 14, 21, Dec 5 (skipping Nov 28) 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…

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    November 2019

    Learning Together Fall: 16 – 24 months

    Friday, November 1 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00am 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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    Shabbat and Play – Fall

    Friday, November 1 at 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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    An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until Friday, December 6, 2019

    Shabbat and Play: Drop In (for children 0–2 years and their grownups) Cost: $100 per 5-class session or $25 per class Fridays, 11:00 – 11:45 AM Session 1: Sep 27; Oct 4, 11, 18, 25 Session 2: Nov 1, 8, 15, 22; Dec 6 (skipping Nov 29 for Thanksgiving) 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…

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    Learning Together Fall: 12–20 months

    Friday, November 1 at 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:15am 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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    Singin’ Swingin’ Shabbat

    Saturday, November 2 at 9:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until Sunday, December 15, 2019

    Singin’ Swingin’ Shabbat (for children 0–5 years old and their grownups) Singin’ Swingin’ Shabbat will return September 7th! Every Saturday, 9:00–9:45 AM Held in our beautiful new 5th floor chapel, this playful and joyous weekly Shabbat is especially for little ones. Come and dance, make a happy noise with Tkiya, meet other parents, and get to know our clergy.

    Find out more »

    3–5-year-old Shabbat Experience

    Saturday, November 2 at 9:30 am
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    An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day First of the month, repeating until Sunday, December 8, 2019

    An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Third of the month, repeating until Friday, November 29, 2019

    3-5 Year Old Shabbat Experience (follows Singin’ Swingin’ Shabbat) 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month, 9:30-10:15 AM Begins September 7th! Join us for elevated art and social justice projects based on Jewish values, holidays and Torah stories. *No pre-registration required

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    Chess & Havdalah

    Saturday, November 2 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Calling all chess enthusiasts! Children and adults of all levels are invited for a Shabbat afternoon of friendly competition and chess fun. Those interested may sign up to participate in a simultaneous exhibition against fellow congregant, Grandmaster Maxim Dlugy, a former World Junior Champion and the founder of Chess Max Academy.  In addition to the simul, there will be regular games, blitz, and bughouse. Please bring a board if you have one. Advanced registration is required for the simul as…

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    Days for Girls

    Monday, November 4 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 6:30pm 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, November 5 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30am 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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    New Moms Group – Fall

    Tuesday, November 5 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, December 3, 2019

    New Moms Group Tuesdays, 1:00 – 2:30 PM (6 sessions) Cost: $150 for members/$180 for non-members Fall: October 29, November 5, 12, 19, 26, December 3 Led by Rabbi Juliana Karol with 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…

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    Backpack Buddies

    Wednesday, November 6 at 9:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00am 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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    Learning Together Fall: 12–20 months

    Wednesday, November 6 at 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:15am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, December 12, 2019

    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) Wednesdays, 11:15 AM–12:15 PM November 6–December 11, 2019 (skipping Nov 27) Cost: $225 for members/$250 for non-members…

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    Baby and Me Yoga

    Wednesday, November 6 at 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 11, 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 6, 13, 20, Dec 4, 11 (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, November 6 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 7:00pm 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, November 7 at 8:45 am - 9:45 am
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    An event every week that begins at 8:45am 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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    Maccabees in Motion – Fall

    Thursday, November 7 at 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:15am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, December 5, 2019

    Maccabees in Motion (for children 12–18 months and their grownups) Thursdays, 11:15 AM–12:00 PM Cost: $200 for members/$225 for non-members Session 1: Sept 26, Oct 3, 10, 17, 24 Session 2: Oct 31, Nov 7, 14, 21, Dec 5 (skipping Nov 28) 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…

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    Learning Together Fall: 12–20 months

    Thursday, November 7 at 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:15am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, December 12, 2019

    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) Wednesdays, 11:15 AM–12:15 PM November 6–December 11, 2019 (skipping Nov 27) Cost: $225 for members/$250 for non-members…

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    Book Group

    Thursday, November 7 at 7:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until Friday, June 5, 2020

    One event on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 7:00pm

    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 October will be Inheritance by Dani Shapiro.

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    Learning Together Fall: 16 – 24 months

    Friday, November 8 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00am 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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    Shabbat and Play – Fall

    Friday, November 8 at 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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    An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until Friday, December 6, 2019

    Shabbat and Play: Drop In (for children 0–2 years and their grownups) Cost: $100 per 5-class session or $25 per class Fridays, 11:00 – 11:45 AM Session 1: Sep 27; Oct 4, 11, 18, 25 Session 2: Nov 1, 8, 15, 22; Dec 6 (skipping Nov 29 for Thanksgiving) 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…

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    Learning Together Fall: 12–20 months

    Friday, November 8 at 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:15am 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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    Singin’ Swingin’ Shabbat

    Saturday, November 9 at 9:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until Sunday, December 15, 2019

    Singin’ Swingin’ Shabbat (for children 0–5 years old and their grownups) Singin’ Swingin’ Shabbat will return September 7th! Every Saturday, 9:00–9:45 AM Held in our beautiful new 5th floor chapel, this playful and joyous weekly Shabbat is especially for little ones. Come and dance, make a happy noise with Tkiya, meet other parents, and get to know our clergy.

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    Shabbat Study Series—Why Judaism: Essential Texts

    Saturday, November 9 at 12:30 pm
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    One event on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 12:30pm

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

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

    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. RSVP coming soon

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    Learning Together Fall: 16 – 24 months

    Tuesday, November 12 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30am 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, November 12 at 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 11:30am on day Third of the month, repeating until Wednesday, June 17, 2020

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

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

    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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    New Moms Group – Fall

    Tuesday, November 12 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, December 3, 2019

    New Moms Group Tuesdays, 1:00 – 2:30 PM (6 sessions) Cost: $150 for members/$180 for non-members Fall: October 29, November 5, 12, 19, 26, December 3 Led by Rabbi Juliana Karol with 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…

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    B’nai Mitzvah Service Skills for Parents

    Tuesday, November 12 at 6:30 pm

    Taught by Cantor Rebecca Garfein, this session is designed to help parents feel more comfortable with, and knowledgeable about, their role in the B’nai Mitzvah service.

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    Backpack Buddies

    Wednesday, November 13 at 9:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00am 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, November 13 at 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 11, 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 6, 13, 20, Dec 4, 11 (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, November 13 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 7:00pm 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, November 14 at 8:45 am - 9:45 am
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    An event every week that begins at 8:45am 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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    Maccabees in Motion – Fall

    Thursday, November 14 at 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:15am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, December 5, 2019

    Maccabees in Motion (for children 12–18 months and their grownups) Thursdays, 11:15 AM–12:00 PM Cost: $200 for members/$225 for non-members Session 1: Sept 26, Oct 3, 10, 17, 24 Session 2: Oct 31, Nov 7, 14, 21, Dec 5 (skipping Nov 28) 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…

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    Learning Together Fall: 12–20 months

    Thursday, November 14 at 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:15am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, December 12, 2019

    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) Wednesdays, 11:15 AM–12:15 PM November 6–December 11, 2019 (skipping Nov 27) Cost: $225 for members/$250 for non-members…

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    Mah Jongg

    Thursday, November 14 at 12:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Friday, June 12, 2020

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

    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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    Thanks A Thousand: A Gratitude Journey

    Thursday, November 14 at 6:30 pm

    A.J. Jacobs On a challenge issued by his son, New York Times bestselling author and CRS congregant A.J. Jacobs set out to thank every person who helps make his morning cup of coffee. The resulting journey takes him across the globe, gleaning wisdom from vivid characters, including the Minnesota miners who extract the iron that makes the steel used in coffee roasters, to the Madison Avenue marketers who captured his wandering attention for a moment, to the farmers in Colombia.…

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    Learning Together Fall: 16 – 24 months

    Friday, November 15 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00am 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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    Shabbat and Play – Fall

    Friday, November 15 at 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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    An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until Friday, December 6, 2019

    Shabbat and Play: Drop In (for children 0–2 years and their grownups) Cost: $100 per 5-class session or $25 per class Fridays, 11:00 – 11:45 AM Session 1: Sep 27; Oct 4, 11, 18, 25 Session 2: Nov 1, 8, 15, 22; Dec 6 (skipping Nov 29 for Thanksgiving) 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…

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    Learning Together Fall: 12–20 months

    Friday, November 15 at 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:15am 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, November 15 at 12:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until Saturday, June 13, 2020

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

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

    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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    Singin’ Swingin’ Shabbat

    Saturday, November 16 at 9:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until Sunday, December 15, 2019

    Singin’ Swingin’ Shabbat (for children 0–5 years old and their grownups) Singin’ Swingin’ Shabbat will return September 7th! Every Saturday, 9:00–9:45 AM Held in our beautiful new 5th floor chapel, this playful and joyous weekly Shabbat is especially for little ones. Come and dance, make a happy noise with Tkiya, meet other parents, and get to know our clergy.

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    3–5-year-old Shabbat Experience

    Saturday, November 16 at 9:30 am
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    An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day First of the month, repeating until Sunday, December 8, 2019

    An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Third of the month, repeating until Friday, November 29, 2019

    3-5 Year Old Shabbat Experience (follows Singin’ Swingin’ Shabbat) 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month, 9:30-10:15 AM Begins September 7th! Join us for elevated art and social justice projects based on Jewish values, holidays and Torah stories. *No pre-registration required

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    Havdalah Unplugged

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

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

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

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

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

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

    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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    Learning Together Fall: 16 – 24 months

    Tuesday, November 19 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30am 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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    New Moms Group – Fall

    Tuesday, November 19 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, December 3, 2019

    New Moms Group Tuesdays, 1:00 – 2:30 PM (6 sessions) Cost: $150 for members/$180 for non-members Fall: October 29, November 5, 12, 19, 26, December 3 Led by Rabbi Juliana Karol with 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…

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    Taste of Torah: Exploring Our Weekly Torah Portion

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

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

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

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

    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, November 20 at 9:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00am 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, November 20 at 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 11, 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 6, 13, 20, Dec 4, 11 (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, November 20 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 7:00pm 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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    Sisterhood Torah Study—Judith, Chanukah Heroine

    Wednesday, November 20 at 7:00 pm

    In advance of the Festival of Lights, gather together to learn the untold story of Judith, a brave heroine who defeated a powerful enemy with her wit, daring—and some say, salty cheese! Rabbi Erica Gerson in partnership with Rabbinic Intern Vanessa Harper for this special night of Torah, nosh and connection. This event is open to members only. Please RSVP here:

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    Hebrew Basics (Fall Semester)

    Thursday, November 21 at 8:45 am - 9:45 am
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    An event every week that begins at 8:45am 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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    Maccabees in Motion – Fall

    Thursday, November 21 at 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:15am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, December 5, 2019

    Maccabees in Motion (for children 12–18 months and their grownups) Thursdays, 11:15 AM–12:00 PM Cost: $200 for members/$225 for non-members Session 1: Sept 26, Oct 3, 10, 17, 24 Session 2: Oct 31, Nov 7, 14, 21, Dec 5 (skipping Nov 28) 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…

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    Learning Together Fall: 12–20 months

    Thursday, November 21 at 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:15am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, December 12, 2019

    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) Wednesdays, 11:15 AM–12:15 PM November 6–December 11, 2019 (skipping Nov 27) Cost: $225 for members/$250 for non-members…

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    What Matters: Have You Had the Conversation?

    Thursday, November 21 at 7:00 pm
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    One event on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 2:00pm

    One event on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 7:00pm

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

    CRS Wjat Matters facilitators are here to guide you through the advance care planning process. Choose an agent who can speak for you if you are unable to speak for yourself, complete or update an advance directive, and get counsel on how to have “the conversation” with loved ones.

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    Learning Together Fall: 16 – 24 months

    Friday, November 22 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00am 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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    Shabbat and Play – Fall

    Friday, November 22 at 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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    An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until Friday, December 6, 2019

    Shabbat and Play: Drop In (for children 0–2 years and their grownups) Cost: $100 per 5-class session or $25 per class Fridays, 11:00 – 11:45 AM Session 1: Sep 27; Oct 4, 11, 18, 25 Session 2: Nov 1, 8, 15, 22; Dec 6 (skipping Nov 29 for Thanksgiving) 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…

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    Learning Together Fall: 12–20 months

    Friday, November 22 at 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:15am 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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    Singin’ Swingin’ Shabbat

    Saturday, November 23 at 9:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until Sunday, December 15, 2019

    Singin’ Swingin’ Shabbat (for children 0–5 years old and their grownups) Singin’ Swingin’ Shabbat will return September 7th! Every Saturday, 9:00–9:45 AM Held in our beautiful new 5th floor chapel, this playful and joyous weekly Shabbat is especially for little ones. Come and dance, make a happy noise with Tkiya, meet other parents, and get to know our clergy.

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    Chamber Music at Rodeph Sholom

    Saturday, November 23 at 12:30 pm

    Following Shabbat Morning Services. Led by Artistic Director and congregant Eliot Bailen, and his wife, flutist and congregant Susan Rotholz, Chamber Music at Rodeph Sholom presents music that showcases Jewish music and composers working in many genres, from Israeli contemporary, to European classical, to American folk. Utilizing New York’s position as an international gathering place for music, we feature world-class guest musicians in bravura performances of new work. Our season always features the beloved genre mixer, “ChamberJazz.” This event is…

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    Learning Together Fall: 16 – 24 months

    Tuesday, November 26 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30am 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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    New Moms Group – Fall

    Tuesday, November 26 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, December 3, 2019

    New Moms Group Tuesdays, 1:00 – 2:30 PM (6 sessions) Cost: $150 for members/$180 for non-members Fall: October 29, November 5, 12, 19, 26, December 3 Led by Rabbi Juliana Karol with 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…

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    Backpack Buddies

    Wednesday, November 27 at 9:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00am 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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    Learning Together Fall: 12–20 months

    Thursday, November 28 at 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:15am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, December 12, 2019

    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) Wednesdays, 11:15 AM–12:15 PM November 6–December 11, 2019 (skipping Nov 27) Cost: $225 for members/$250 for non-members…

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    December 2019

    Days for Girls

    Monday, December 2 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 6:30pm 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, December 3 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30am 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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    New Moms Group – Fall

    Tuesday, December 3 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, December 3, 2019

    New Moms Group Tuesdays, 1:00 – 2:30 PM (6 sessions) Cost: $150 for members/$180 for non-members Fall: October 29, November 5, 12, 19, 26, December 3 Led by Rabbi Juliana Karol with 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…

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    Backpack Buddies

    Wednesday, December 4 at 9:00 am
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00am 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 4 at 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 11, 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 6, 13, 20, Dec 4, 11 (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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    Ken Davidoff and Rabbi Levine Discuss the Yankees and the Mets

    Wednesday, December 4 at 6:30 pm

    Join congregant and New York Post baseball writer Ken Davidoff and Senior Rabbi Robert N. Levine for an evening of discussion about our beloved New York teams. Ken will give an insider view of covering the Yankees and the Mets, and he and Rabbi Levine will dwell upon important historical themes and future prospects, with robust opportunity for audience participation. Ken will also talk about how he got into sports reporting, and the joys and frustrations of his profession. This…

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