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May 13, 2021 | General News | Messages From Leadership | Worship and High Holidays | Repairing the World

We Pray for Peace in Jerusalem

"'My heart is in the East and I am at the end of the West.' These words of the 12th-Century poet Rabbi Yehuda Halevi capture the feeling of distance and despair I feel in this moment of devastating violence in Israel this week."

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May 13, 2021 | General News | Worship and High Holidays | Repairing the World

Reflections from Shani Ben Or Regarding the Outbreak of Violence in Israel

"But more rockets came as the evening progressed, mirroring scenes that the older generation of Israelis can recall from the Gulf War. All night, I hoped I wouldn’t need to wake up my one-and-a-half-year-old boy and run to safety. I prepared a script just in case, to calmly whisper to him if necessary, and imagined every step to shelter so that I wouldn’t panic and forget."

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March 22, 2021 | Worship and High Holidays

Resources for Central’s Early Childhood Virtual Seder

If you are signed up for our virtual seder for families with infants and toddlers, here are some resources that you may want to download.

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September 28, 2020 | Worship and High Holidays

The Holiness Code: Torah Reflections From Central Members (5781/2020)

On Yom Kippur afternoon we read a section of the Torah known as the holiness code. This section, found in chapter 19 of Leviticus, is at the heart of the Torah and contains some of the most moving commandments within our tradition. We asked a few of our members to reflect upon one of these commandments. They did so in front of our community just after we chanted from the Torah. We are grateful for their personal and moving insights which are shared below:

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June 7, 2020 | General News | Worship and High Holidays

An Interfaith Message

An Interfaith Message from the Clergy of Central Synagogue, the Islamic Society of Mid Manhattan, and Saint Peter’s Church.

As leaders within three different houses of worship in New York City, we come together at this time united in purpose and hope.

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