Thursday, January 25, 2018


6 am
1 event

Breakfast Program

Location: Lese Lobby

From: Thursdays & Fridays, 6:00-7:30am

Details:

The Breakfast Program, formerly known as the Caring Committee Feeding Program, is among Central Synagogue’s longest ongoing social justice projects. Originally conceived and implemented by longtime congregant Nat Shapiro in 1983, the Breakfast Program was started in response to Mayor Koch’s outcry for New York City’s religious institutions to respond to an exploding homeless and hungry problem. Today, many clients of the Breakfast Program are working poor who greatly appreciate and regularly rely on the warm, nutritious start to their day. Volunteers assemble every Thursday and Friday morning in Lese Lobby (Community House) to prepare and serve the most important meal of the day. A bag lunch is also handed out to clients. These lunches are prepared the prior evening as part of Central Synagogue’s Sandwich Making Program. Volunteers must be in the 6th grade or older; those under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Sign up is required in advance to volunteer. For more information or to sign up, contact breakfast@censyn.org.

 

6 pm
1 event

How We Pray

Location: Community House, 5th Floor

From: Thursdays, January 11 - March 01, 6:00 pm

Details:

Taught by Rabbi Ari Lorge and Rabbi Nicole Auerbach

Have you sat through worship at Central wondering why everyone around you was bowing? What the Hebrew words mean? If we believe our prayers actually make change in the world? If so, join us for this introductory course on Jewish prayer. Over the course of six sessions we will consider these and other foundational questions. No prerequisite. This class is free and open to members and non-members

This class is currently full. To be added to the waitlist, please contact Lauren Dickel

 

7 pm
1 event

Dinner, Drinks, and Study with Rabbi Angela Buchdahl

Location: Central Synagogue Community House

From: 7:00 pm - 9:00pm

Details:

This event is open to members and non-members between the ages of 21-39 • RSVP Required

Don’t let your Sunday school experience scare you off! For years a group of 20’s and 30’s have been meeting to unwind with some wine at the end of the day, eat some dinner, and do a bit of dynamic Jewish study. No prior knowledge necessary and all are welcome. Space is limited please RSVP below.

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