Thursday, September 3, 2020


6 am
1 event

Breakfast Program

Location: Pavilion

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.

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.

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

 

8 am
2 events

Daily Minyan

Location: Virtual

From: Monday–Friday, 8:00–8:15 am

Details:

All are invited to join us each morning Monday through Friday on Zoom.
For the link, please email clergy@censyn.org.

 

Meditation Practice with Rabbi Angela Buchdahl and Special Guests

Location: Virtual

From: Tuesday & Thursday, 8:30-9:00 am

Details:

Bring some calm to the start of your day by joining Rabbi Buchdahl and special guests every Tuesday and Thursday for a call-in meditation practice and a little Torah. Meditation helps boost the immune system, relieve stress and anxiety, and center the mind. No experience necessary. If you can breathe, you can meditate!

Please note new call-in number:
+1 253 215 8782, ID: 580 872 399, then press #.


Tuesday, September 1: Separation Anxiety
Havdalah=Separation

Thursday, September 3: Knowing How the Story Ends
Sof=End or Sof Sof=Finally

Tuesday, September 8: Are We Two Bodies with One Head?
Mantra: Echad=One

Thursday, September 10: Knowing How the Story Ends
Mantra: Kesher

Tuesday, September 15: Today the World is Conceived!
Mantra: Hayom Harat Olam

Additional sources and recordings of past sessions are available here.

 

12 pm
1 event

Coffee with Clergy (and Special Guests)

Location: Virtual

From: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:00–12:30 pm

Details:

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.

Schedule:

Tuesday, September 15: Sasha Kopp,fused glass artist and former Assistant Early Childhood Director of Central Synagogue’s Nursery School, for a lesson in mezuzot
Thursday, September 17: Rabbi Lisa Rubin, “Jewish Genetics–OY!—A conversation with JScreen’s Hillary Kener Regelman on the importance of Jewish Genetic Testing.”

To join us online for this program, simply visit Central Synagogue’s Facebook page.