Wednesday, March 13, 2019


Sandwich Making

Location: Atrium

From: all day

8 am
1 event

Bible & Bagels

Location: Community House

From: Wednesdays | 8:15-9:00am

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Taught by Rabbi Lori Koffman

Kings, lovers,  intrigue, spies, civil wars, petty battles, temples lined with gold, mysterious prophets and so much more—as one student said, “Shakespeare doesn’t hold a candle to the Tanakh (Jewish Bible)!” Join us as we make our way through the Tanakh chapter by chapter and uncover what happens after the Torah leaves off…it’s definitely not the stuff you learned in Hebrew school!

Join anytime! No registration required.

 

10 am
1 event

Poetry Toward a Promised Land: A New Haggadah

Location: Community House

From: Wednesdays, March 6 – April 24, 10:30 am

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Taught by Jessica Greenbaum

A sneak preview of a forthcoming Poetry Haggadah from the Central Conference of American Rabbis. Pairing traditional haggadah liturgy with thematic poetry from 70+ poets, this text enhances engagement between tradition, history, themes of Exodus, and the aspirational self participating in a Seder. We will study two steps of the Seder per week, and read and write our own poems.

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12 pm
1 event

Weekly Torah Study with Central Clergy

Location: Community House

From: Wednesdays | 12-1:15pm

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Taught by Central Clergy

Join our clergy to explore the weekly Torah portion from ancient and modern perspectives. The class draws on the Plaut Modern Commentary on the Torah and many other texts and commentaries to connect the Torah to our everyday life. Classes will be taught in rotation by different clergy members.

Join anytime! No registration required.

 

1 pm
1 event

Judges

Location: Community House

From: Wednesdays | 1:30-2:30pm

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Taught by Cantor Suzanne Skloot

Journey through some of the earliest Jewish dramas - a divided people and a community searching for a common purpose - and uncover the contemporary wisdom in these epic tales

Join anytime! No registration required.

 

2 pm
1 event

Chai Connections Book Club

Location: Community House

From: Wednesday, March 13, 12:30 pm

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Join us for a brand-new book group discussion. We will gather for dessert and a discussion of the book Einstein and the Rabbi; Searching for the Soul, by Rabbi Naomi Levy. There is no charge. Please read the book in advance of our gathering. You can purchase the book on Amazon here.

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7 pm
1 event

The Night Circus | A Masked Affair

Location: The University Club, 1 W. 54th Street

From: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 7:00 pm

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Benefit

Don’t miss Central Synagogue’s annual nursery school benefit, featuring incredible live and silent auctions, entertainment, drinks, and dinner. This fundraiser provides critical support for the May Family Nursery School, as well as scholarships for underserved families.

Buy tickets, donate, and bid in the online auction here.