From: Thursdays & Fridays, 6:00-7:30am
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.
Currently, our volunteers are helping to distribute pre-made sandwiches and other “to-go” items from the doors in front of the Pavilion entrance. Social distancing is observed and a contactless pickup system for the food has been arranged.
From: Monday–Friday, 8:00–8:15 am
All are invited to join us each morning Monday through Friday on Zoom.
For the link, please email [email protected].
Location: Virtual—live on Central's Facebook page
From: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:00–12:30 pm
Join us on Tuesdays and Thursdays at noon for this great chance to connect virtually in-person with Central’s clergy team. A different member of our clergy team—or a special guest!—will share a favorite text, a new piece of music or arrangement, answer questions, or even lead a short cooking segment.
Tuesday, May 18: Do you love the taste of s’mores but don’t have access to a campfire? Join Rabbinic Intern Chelsea Feuchs as she makes s’mores tarts and reveals how to bring the flavors of summer into any kitchen.
Thursday, May 20: Hear from members of Central Synagogue’s Jews of Color group as they join Rabbi April Davis for an afternoon of coffee and conversation.
To join us online for this program, simply visit Central Synagogue’s Facebook page.
From: 5:15 pm - 6:00pm
Join us as we close out the 2019–20 school year—virtually. All LCLJ students are invited to join for your favorite songs with Shira Kobren Wasserman and Eran Sabo, a special visit from Cantor Dan Mutlu, a story from Rabbi Rebecca Rosenthal, and a beautiful slideshow to reminisce on our year together. For Zoom link information, please contact Kazue Thomas.
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