Central Synagogue welcomes you to join our worship and other adult programming, all of which are available virtually at this time (click here for our calendar). Currently, in-person Friday night Shabbat services are open to members only, and Saturday morning in-person Mishkan services are open to the public with proof of vaccination and mandatory masking required. Members needing an exemption or attending with children under 12 should reach out to [email protected]. For more information on Central’s reopening policies and procedures, click here.

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Racial Justice

Racial Justice

Racial Justice at Central: “Let’s Talk About Race”

If Jewish history has taught us anything, it is that despair does not have the last word. We invite you to learn, reflect, and act with us. Together, as a Central community, we will explore questions of identity, race, and violence. We will work to make New York a more just and equitable state. And, perhaps most importantly, we will listen to and share with one another. 

To learn more, check out our Racial Justice resource guides for recommended reads, podcasts, documentaries, and more. 

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In Case You Missed It

Learning and Havdalah With Special Guest Speaker Reverend Otis Moss III

January 16, 2021

Reverend Moss and Rabbi Hilly Haber discuss the themes from his January 15, 2021, sermon “It's Midnight in America” and the legacy of the Civil Rights Movement. The conversation concluded with Havdalah led by Rabbis Dan Ross and Sarah Berman and Cantorial Intern Jenna McMillan.

Check out more recordings of past events at our In Case You Missed It page.