Weekly Update: Shabbat Korach 5777 (Rosh Chodesh)

06/23/2017 08:43:38 AM

Jun23

 


Weekly Update: Shabbat Korach 5777 (Rosh Chodesh)

 

 
 

Shabbat Information

 

  A delicious fruit & cake Kiddush

has been sponsored by

Jennifer & Yossi Foler

in celebration of Dylan's Bar Mitzvah.

 

Seudah Shelishit

has been provided

by The House.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shabbat Times

Candle-lighting Before

8:12 PM

Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat

7:00 PM

Repeat Shema After

9:10 PM

Daf Yomi

8:15 AM

Shacharit

9:00 AM
Shema Before 9:12 AM
Mincha 8:00 PM
Seudah Shelishit 8:20 PM
Maariv

9:11 PM

Havdala

9:22 PM

 

See the shul calendar for davening times during the week and schedule of events.

 
 


Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat will continue to be held at 7:00 PM until September 15! Please join this Shabbat and enjoy a beautiful davening, thoughtful Torah study, and a wonderful community.
 

 

 

News

 

In these tragic and scary times we stand with all those victimized by senseless hatred and fanaticism, at home, in Israel, and abroad. We pray for safety, healing, and peace.


We wish a Mazal Tov to Dylan Foler upon his Bar Mitzvah. We welcome his family and friends that are here to honor and celebrate him.

 

We wish a continued Mazal Tov to Dr. Meredith Grossman & David Blackston, upon the birth, Brit, and naming of their son, Elijah (אליחי).

 

We offer Blessings of Condolence to our friend, Mendel Kaplan, on the loss of his father, Aryeh Tzvi Kaplan.

 

We are very grateful to Professor Samuel Fleischacker for his enlightening presentations on Judaism and Humanism as our Scholar-in-Residence this past Shabbat.

 

This past Wednesday we welcomed the Lower East Side Preservation Initiative to tour our synagogue. We are grateful to Dr. Elissa Sampson for her presentation on the building's rich 170 year history.

 

All members in good standing are invited to attend the annual meeting of our membership, which will take place on Monday, June 26, 2017, at 7:00 PM. The membership period started on June 1st, 2017, and may be paid for online or by check. During the meeting, we will elect new officers and members of the Board of Trustees and the Advisory Board. Please take note of the relevant election documents below.

 

Ballot

Proxy
Projected List of Board Members

 

We hope that there is a plan that works for you. 

 

Level After June 26 Before June 26
Family $900 $800
Individual $500 $450
Associate $300 $300
Student $150 $150

 

Should you prefer, membership payments may be made in installments. This is easily set up through our website (sixthstreetsynagogue.org). Payment may be made on the site, or by mailing a check to 325 East 6th Street, New York, NY 10003). Should you have any questions, please contact our treasurer, Alan Schwartz, or our Rabbi.  We invite all members in good standing to attend our annual membership meeting and election of officers, which will be held in the synagogue on June 26th, 2017.

 

This month, we welcome Yachad, an organization dedicated to addressing the needs of all Jewish individuals with disabilities. Yachad will use our space to run a self-advocacy group for its members.

 

We are expanding our library and are looking for sponsors to help us buy volumes of the new Artscroll Midrash Rabbah. Sponsorships are $54 a volume. If you are interested, please contact the synagogue office or Rabbi Bellino. Be sure to include your dedication information.

 

Help us hire the perfect youth leader to run a Bi-weekly (every other) Shabbat morning program for children ages 2-5. This is a paid position; experience with children/education is a plus. This is a unique leadership opportunity to create, develop, and maintain a children's program through working with community leadership. Please email us any recommendations.

 

Please continue to assist our weekday morning Minyan. Consider increasing your commitment to community and synagogue by attending.

 

Our plentiful and delicious Kiddushes on Sixth Street greatly enhance our synagogue and community. To sponsor or to co-sponsor a Friday night Kiddush, a Shabbat Kiddush, a Shabbocktail, our Shabbat Shabeer supply, or a Seudah Shelishit, contact Rabbi Bellino. The next available Kiddush for sponsorship is July 1st (Chukat).

 


 

Classes (will meet this week)

 

FOUNDATIONS OF JUDAISM: A sensitive and sophisticated introduction to Judaism, intended for beginners, and focusing on many of the ritual, legal, linguistic, and philosophical basics of our faith. Wednesdays 6:30-8:00 PM.

 

SHACHARIT: Miriam Kaplan on Shacharit, the daily morning prayer. Shabbat, following Kiddush.

 

 


 

 

Events

 

 

June 26 -  General Membership Meeting
All members in good standing are invited to attend our annual membership meeting and election of officers, which will be held in the synagogue on June 26th, 2017

 

 

SAVE THE DATES
June 26 - General Membership Meeting
August 1 - Tisha B'Av

 


 

Downtown Community


We are thrilled to have Ilana Gadish as the Yoetzet Halacha for the downtown community. Yoetzet Ilana is available to answer questions related to Toharat Hamishpacha and may be reached by phone at (646) 598-1080 and by email. Click here to read the Va'ad's recent letter about her appointment.

 

There are several Kosher options in our neighborhood including:

Bagel Boss at 263 First Avenue

Murray's Falafel at 261 First Avenue

Mocha Burger at 496 Laguardia Place

The Promenade Sports Bar, 344 Third Avenue

 

We are proud to be a member synagogue of The Downtown Va'ad, an Orthodox rabbinic network intended to advance the welfare and flourishing of the Downtown community. Check out the Va'ad on Facebook for more information.

 

 


 

Feedback

 

We encourage your participation and insight. Feedback to Elie Yudewitz, Rabbi Bellino or the Shul Office would be most appreciated. Please contact us with any suggestions and/or concerns, or most importantly, to volunteer. You can also make suggestions here.

 

We like to have fun and be creative on social media. Like us on Facebook to see more updates!

 

Sixth Street Community Synagogue

We like to think we're different. Everyone from the traditionally Orthodox to the occasionally observant feels at home here - 365 days a year. We hope you do too.

 

Contact Us

 

325 East 6th Street
New York, NY 10003

info@sixthstreetsynagogue.org

(212) 473-3665

Like us on Facebook

 

THIS SHABBAT: Fathers' Day Kiddush 2017

06/16/2017 02:20:12 PM

Jun16




This Shabbat is our Fifth Annual Fathers' Day Kiddush!!!

Please join us for a delicious meat Kiddush, sponsored by more than 30 individuals and families in celebration of Fathers' Day and in recognition of many of the important men in their lives.

The full list of names and dedications will be read aloud in shul, as well as distributed at the Kiddush.

To see this year's listing, click here.

 

Weekly Update: Shabbat Shelach 5777

06/15/2017 11:36:52 PM

Jun15

 


Weekly Update: Shabbat Shelach 5777

 

 
 

Shabbat Information

A fleisch-filled Friday Night Kiddush

has been provide by the house

in honor of and in gratitude to

Professor Samuel Fleischacker.

 

  A delicious meat Kiddush

has been sponsored by

more than thirty
individuals and families

that participated in our

annual Fathers' Day Kiddush.

 

Seudah Shelishit

has been provided

by The House.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shabbat Times

Candle-lighting Before

8:11 PM

Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat

7:00 PM

Repeat Shema After

9:10 PM

Daf Yomi

8:15 AM

Shacharit

9:00 AM
Shema Before 9:10 AM
Sermon 10:30 AM
Class with Prof. Fleischacker 6:55 PM
Mincha 7:55 PM
Seudah Shelishit 8:15 PM
Maariv

9:10 PM

Musical Havdala

9:21 PM

 

See the shul calendar for davening times during the week and schedule of events.

 
 


We are renovating our sanctuary, and Shabbat morning services will again be held downstairs in the Social Hall. For your safety, please do not enter the Sanctuary. To see photos of this project, click  here.

 

Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat will continue to be held at 7:00 PM until September 15! Please join this Shabbat and enjoy a beautiful davening, thoughtful Torah study, and a wonderful community.
 

THIS SHABBAT (6/16-17): Scholar-in Residence Professor Samuel Fleischacker Please join us as we welcome as Shabbat Scholar our own Dr. Samuel Fleischacker, who will present a series of thought-provoking talks over the course of Shabbat on Judaism and Humanism.
 

 

SPEAKING SCHEDULE & TOPICS

"What is Humanism?"
 Friday Night - 7:45 PM


"Holiness and Humanism"
Sermon: Saturday Morning - 10:30 AM

"Halacha and Humanism"
Pre-Mincha Class - 6:55 PM


"Zionism and Humanism"
Seuda Shelishit Discussion -  8:15 PM

 

News

 

In these tragic and scary times we stand with all those victimized by senseless hatred and fanaticism, at home, in Israel, and abroad. We pray for safety, healing, and peace.

 

We wish a Mazal Tov to the entire Zilberman family, upon the birth of a boy to Dr. Meredith Zilberman & David Blackston.

 

This month we request that you renew your annual commitment to the synagogue by way of membership. We hope that there is a plan that works for you. 

 

Level After June 26 Before June 26
Family $900 $800
Individual $500 $450
Associate $300 $300
Student $150 $150

 

Should you prefer, membership payments may be made in installments. This is easily set up through our website (sixthstreetsynagogue.org). Payment may be made on the site, or by mailing a check to 325 East 6th Street, New York, NY 10003). Should you have any questions, please contact our treasurer, Alan Schwartz, or our Rabbi.  We invite all members in good standing to attend our annual membership meeting and election of officers, which will be held in the synagogue on June 26th, 2017.

 

This month, we welcome Yachad, an organization dedicated to addressing the needs of all Jewish individuals with disabilities. Yachad will use our space to run a self-advocacy group for its members.

 

We are expanding our library and are looking for sponsors to help us buy volumes of the new Artscroll Midrash Rabbah. Sponsorships are $54 a volume. If you are interested, please contact the synagogue office or Rabbi Bellino. Be sure to include your dedication information.

 

Help us hire the perfect youth leader to run a Bi-weekly (every other) Shabbat morning program for children ages 2-5. This is a paid position; experience with children/education is a plus. This is a unique leadership opportunity to create, develop, and maintain a children's program through working with community leadership. Please email us any recommendations.

 

Please continue to assist our weekday morning Minyan. Consider increasing your commitment to community and synagogue by attending.

 

Our plentiful and delicious Kiddushes on Sixth Street greatly enhance our synagogue and community. To sponsor or to co-sponsor a Friday night Kiddush, a Shabbat Kiddush, a Shabbocktail, our Shabbat Shabeer supply, or a Seudah Shelishit, contact Rabbi Bellino. The next available Kiddush for sponsorship is July 1st (Chukat).

 


 

Classes (will meet this week)

 

FOUNDATIONS OF JUDAISM: A sensitive and sophisticated introduction to Judaism, intended for beginners, and focusing on many of the ritual, legal, linguistic, and philosophical basics of our faith. Wednesdays 6:30-8:00 PM.

 

SUFI JEWS: JUDAISM’S ENCOUNTER WITH ISLAMIC MYSTICISM: Approximately 400 years after the birth of Islam, some Jewish sages recommended Sufic ritual and thought. Rabbi Bellino will present the Medieval sages, Bahye Ibn Paquda and Abraham son of Maimonides, as well as Jewish-Sufic material from 16th Century Safed Pietism and Hassidut. Wednesdays 8:00-9:00 PM.

 

SHACHARIT: Miriam Kaplan on Shacharit, the daily morning prayer. Shabbat, following Kiddush.

 

AVOT D'RABI NATAN: Rabbi Bellino will present the midrashic explanation and elaboration upon Pirkei Avot. Shabbat, One Hour before Mincha

 


 

Events

 

 

June 21 -  Moving Up: German-American Culture at the Turn of the 20th Century

The Lower East Side Preservation Initiative and the Sixth Street Community Synagogue invite you to join us for an informative evening featuring a tour of the Sixth Street Synagogue with Dr. Elissa Sampson, as well as illustrated lectures on Kleindeutschland at the Turn of the 20th Century, by genealogist Dr. Richard Haberstroh, and Yorkville’s Development into a German-American Community, by Elizabeth Fagan of the Friends of the Upper East Side.


An informal reception with light kosher refreshments will follow.

Tickets: $12 / $10 for LESPI and Synagogue members. Please click here for tickets.

 

June 26 -  General Membership Meeting
All members in good standing are invited to attend our annual membership meeting and election of officers, which will be held in the synagogue on June 26th, 2017

 

 

SAVE THE DATES
June 21 - German-American Culture at the Turn of the 20th Century/Shul Tour & Lectures
June 26 - General Membership Meeting

 


 

Downtown Community


We are thrilled to have Ilana Gadish as the Yoetzet Halacha for the downtown community. Yoetzet Ilana is available to answer questions related to Toharat Hamishpacha and may be reached by phone at (646) 598-1080 and by email. Click here to read the Va'ad's recent letter about her appointment.

 

There are several Kosher options in our neighborhood including:

Bagel Boss at 263 First Avenue

Murray's Falafel at 261 First Avenue

Mocha Burger at 496 Laguardia Place

The Promenade Sports Bar, 344 Third Avenue

 

We are proud to be a member synagogue of The Downtown Va'ad, an Orthodox rabbinic network intended to advance the welfare and flourishing of the Downtown community. Check out the Va'ad on Facebook for more information.

 

 


 

Feedback

 

We encourage your participation and insight. Feedback to Elie Yudewitz, Rabbi Bellino or the Shul Office would be most appreciated. Please contact us with any suggestions and/or concerns, or most importantly, to volunteer. You can also make suggestions here.

 

We like to have fun and be creative on social media. Like us on Facebook to see more updates!

 

Sixth Street Community Synagogue

We like to think we're different. Everyone from the traditionally Orthodox to the occasionally observant feels at home here - 365 days a year. We hope you do too.

 

Contact Us

 

325 East 6th Street
New York, NY 10003

info@sixthstreetsynagogue.org

(212) 473-3665

Like us on Facebook

 

THIS SHABBAT: Shabbat Scholar Prof. Samuel Fleischacker

06/15/2017 03:09:19 PM

Jun15




Please join us THIS SHABBAT, Parshat Shelach, June 16-17, as we welcome as Scholar-in-Residence our own Professor Samuel Fleischacker, who will present a series of thought-provoking lectures over the course of Shabbat on Judaism and Humanism.


 

THIS SHABBAT: Fathers' Day Kiddush 2017

06/14/2017 03:01:22 PM

Jun14




This Shabbat is our Fifth Annual Fathers' Day Kiddush!!!

For $54 you can be named as a contributor. The names of your sons, fathers, grandfathers, teachers, or virtually anyone you choose, will be listed. You may list as many people as you wish. This list will be read aloud in shul, as well as distributed at the Kiddush.

Email info@sixthstreetsynagogue.org for more information and click here to make a payment.

Click here to see last year's listing.

 

Foundations Classes Only Tonight!

06/14/2017 01:01:28 PM

Jun14

Foundations of Hebrew and Foundations of Theology only will meet tonight, Wednesday, June 14th. The class on Sufi Jews will not meet tonight.

6:30 PM - Foundations of Hebrew Reading
7:00 PM - Foundations of the Jewish Lifecycle

THIS SHABBAT: Shabbat Scholar Prof. Samuel Fleischacker

06/12/2017 06:58:27 PM

Jun12




Please join us on June 16-17, Parshat Shelach, as we welcome as Shabbat Scholar our own Professor Samuel Fleischacker, who will present a series of thought-provoking lectures on Judaism and Humanism.


 

Greatest Hits - Volume IV

06/09/2017 12:23:37 PM

Jun9

Dear Friends,

As we are one week into our Membership Drive, I thought it appropriate to remind you of several of this past year's achievements.

Important Building Improvements including: Beit Midrash window installation, emergency stair reinforcement, kitchen and pantry enhancement, landscape work, circuit breaker replacement, Sanctuary rewiring, and Sanctuary lighting removal & upgrade.

Notable Speakers/Teachers including: Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, Rav Judah Mischel, Gilah Kletenik, Samuel Klein, Gilah Fine, Rabbi Ezra Amichai, Rabbi Naftali Harcsztark, Rabbi Steven Greenberg, Dr. Sylvia Barack Fishman, Dr. Shai Secunda, Dr. Samuel Fleischacker, Rabbi Richard Borah, Yoetzet Ilana Gadish, Rabbi Joe Wolfson, Rabbi David Bigman, Rabbi Hanan Schlesinger, Marian Blumenthal Lazan, Rabbi Yotav Eliach, Rabbi Yehuda Sarna, Dr. Michelle Sarna, Yehuda Katz, and Dr. Miri Kubovy.

Children’s Programming including: Chanukah Puppy Party, Shabbat Kommunity Kinderlach Childcare, and Purim Party.

Women’s Programming including: Shavuot Wine & Cheese, Fascinator Fashioning Class, Torah & Megillah Readings, as well as the hiring of a Yoetzet Halacha.

Hosting Events with other Jewish Organizations including: 3GNY, Camp HASC, Tzaama Nafshi, Yachad, Jewish Learning Center NY, JNF, Shorashim, Eshel, Elem – Youth at Risk in Israel, Lower East Side Preservation Initiative, NYU Hillel, Trinity Place Shelter, University of Purim, and the Downtown Va’ad.

Festive Events including: Annual Dinner, Simchat Torah Celebration, Chanukah Party, Purim Party, Lager BaOmer, Cholent Fest, Tu b’Shevat Celebration, Pre-Selichot Concert, Rosh HaShana New Year’s Party, Yiddish Song Fest, Yom Yerushalayim Celebration, Sukkot Meals, Shavuot Dinner, Shabbat Dinners, and sponsored Shabbat Kiddushes 95% of the time.

Social Awareness Raising Lectures & Panels: Yom HaShoah Commemoration, Sex Abuse Panel, LGBTQ Panel, Israeli Water Treatment and Preservation, Presentation of Grandchildren of Holocaust Survivors, as well as multiple film screenings.

Of course, not listed are the crowds of wonderful people we attract, the beautiful and unique kippot we create, the swag we give out, the Shabbocktails we mix, the inspiring services we hold, and the meaningful, thoughtful and authentic yet accepting atmosphere we create.

Membership dues go a long way in making all of this possible. Won’t you please share in our great legacy and help us continue this impressive revitalization? There are, of course, various membership options and we hope that one works for you.

Level After June 26 Before June 26
Family $900 $800
Individual $500 $450
Associate $300 $300
Student $150 $150

Should you prefer, membership payments may be made in installments. This is easily set up through our website (sixthstreetsynagogue.org). Payment may be made on the site, or by mailing a check to 325 East 6th Street, New York, NY 10003. Should you have any questions, please contact me or our treasurer, Alan Schwartz.

I encourage all members in good standing to attend our Annual Membership Meeting and election of officers, which will be held in the synagogue on June 26th, 2017.

Thank you for being a part of our great success,

Gavriel Z. Bellino
Rabbi

 

Weekly Update: Shabbat Beha'alotekha 5777

06/08/2017 09:11:00 PM

Jun8

 


Weekly Update: Shabbat Beha'alotekha 5777

 

 
 

Shabbat Information

Friday Night Kiddush

has been sponsored by

Alexia, Harris, Jane, & Jordan Marks

in memory of their friend,

Murray Lewinter

משה בן אריה יהודה הלוי

 

A delicious Dairy Kiddush

has been sponsored by

Kristina & Daniel Gerschel

in celebration of
Daniel's 40th birthday

and by

Tali Zilberman & David Neuhaus

in celebration of
David's 30th birthday.

 

Our Shabeer Supply
and Seudah Shelishit

have been sponsored by
Shelly & Elie Yudewitz 
in honor of Yoni Yudewitz's
Bar Mitzva,
Efraim & Jessica Yudewitz's
10th anniversary, and
Naya Yudewitz's ballet recital.

 

Shabbat Times

Candle-lighting Before

8:07 PM

Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat

7:00 PM

Repeat Shema After

9:06 PM

Daf Yomi

8:15 AM

Shacharit

9:00 AM
Shema Before 9:10 AM
Sermon 10:30 AM
Avot 6:55 PM
Mincha 7:55 PM
Seudah Shelishit 8:15 PM
Maariv

9:06 PM

Musical Havdala

9:17 PM

 

See the shul calendar for davening times during the week and schedule of events.

 
 


We are renovating our sanctuary, so Shabbat morning services will be held downstairs in the Social Hall. For your safety, please do not enter the Sanctuary. To see photos of this project, click  here.

 

Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat will continue to be held at 7:00 PM until September 15! Please join this Shabbat and enjoy a beautiful davening, thoughtful Torah study, and a wonderful community.

 

This week's Shabbocktail, Lvov Potato Vodka, has been sponsored by the Bellino Family in celebration of the birthday of their favorite Lamed Vavnik from Lvov, Alan "Bubbles" Schwartz.

 

On Shabbat afternoon, Rabbi Bellino will teach his class in Avot D'Rabbi Natan at 6:55 PM.

 

 

News

 

In these tragic and scary times we stand with all those victimized by senseless hatred and fanaticism, at home, in Israel, and abroad. We pray for safety, healing, and peace.

 

We wish a continued Mazal Tov to Rhonda & David Malkin upon the birth, brit, and naming of their son Ian Rolly (אילן רפאל).

 

We wish a Mazal Tov to Pnina & Dr. William Silver upon the birth of a granddaughter to their daughter, Yael, and son-in-law, Cory Baker.

 

This month we request that you renew your annual commitment to the synagogue by way of membership. We hope that there is a plan that works for you. 

 

Level After June 26 Before June 26
Family $900 $800
Individual $500 $450
Associate $300 $300
Student $150 $150

 

Should you prefer, membership payments may be made in installments. This is easily set up through our website (sixthstreetsynagogue.org). Payment may be made on the site, or by mailing a check to 325 East 6th Street, New York, NY 10003). Should you have any questions, please contact our treasurer, Alan Schwartz, or our Rabbi.  We invite all members in good standing to attend our annual membership meeting and election of officers, which will be held in the synagogue on June 26th, 2017.

 

This month, we welcome Yachad, an organization dedicated to addressing the needs of all Jewish individuals with disabilities. Yachad will use our space to run a self-advocacy group for its members.

 

We are expanding our library and are looking for sponsors to help us buy volumes of the new Artscroll Midrash Rabbah. Sponsorships are $54 a volume. If you are interested, please contact the synagogue office or Rabbi Bellino. Be sure to include your dedication information.

 

Help us hire the perfect youth leader to run a Bi-weekly (every other) Shabbat morning program for children ages 2-5. This is a paid position; experience with children/education is a plus. This is a unique leadership opportunity to create, develop, and maintain a children's program through working with community leadership. Please email us any recommendations.

 

Please continue to assist our weekday morning Minyan. Consider increasing your commitment to community and synagogue by attending.

 

Our plentiful and delicious Kiddushes on Sixth Street greatly enhance our synagogue and community. To sponsor or to co-sponsor a Friday night Kiddush, a Shabbat Kiddush, a Shabbocktail, our Shabbat Shabeer supply, or a Seudah Shelishit, contact Rabbi Bellino. The next available Kiddush for sponsorship is July 1st (Chukat).

 


 

Classes (will meet this week)

 

FOUNDATIONS OF JUDAISM: A sensitive and sophisticated introduction to Judaism, intended for beginners, and focusing on many of the ritual, legal, linguistic, and philosophical basics of our faith. Wednesdays 6:30-8:00 PM.

 

SUFI JEWS: JUDAISM’S ENCOUNTER WITH ISLAMIC MYSTICISM: Approximately 400 years after the birth of Islam, some Jewish sages recommended Sufic ritual and thought. Rabbi Bellino will present the Medieval sages, Bahye Ibn Paquda and Abraham son of Maimonides, as well as Jewish-Sufic material from 16th Century Safed Pietism and Hassidut. Wednesdays 8:00-9:00 PM.

 

SHACHARIT: Miriam Kaplan on Shacharit, the daily morning prayer. Shabbat, following Kiddush.

 

AVOT D'RABI NATAN: Rabbi Bellino will present the midrashic explanation and elaboration upon Pirkei Avot. Shabbat, One Hour before Mincha

 


 

Events

 

 

June 11 -  BOOK TALK: The Illustrated Pirkei Avot

Join us as we study and celebrate The Illustrated Pirkei Avot, A Graphic Novel of Jewish Ethics, the thoughtful and beautiful contribution of talented artist and scholar, Jessica Tamar Deutsch. Please tell us that you will attend by RSVPing here.

 

June 16-17 - SHABBAT SCHOLAR: Professor Samuel Fleischacker
Please join us as our own Dr. Samuel Fleischacker presents a series of thought-provoking talks over the course of Shabbat on Judaism and Humanism.
 

Speaking Schedule & Topics

Halacha and Humanism
Lecture: Friday Night - 7:45 PM

Holiness and Humanism
Sermon: Saturday Morning - 10:30 AM

Zionism and Humanism
Seuda Shelishit Discussion -  8:15 PM

 

 

SAVE THE DATES
June 11 - Jessica Tamar Deutsch Art/Book Event
June 16-17 - Shabbat with Professor Sam Fleischacker
June 17 - Father's Day Kiddush
June 21 - Early 20th Cent. German-Americans/Shul Tour & Lectures
June 26 - Membership Meeting

 


 

Downtown Community


We are thrilled to have Ilana Gadish as the Yoetzet Halacha for the downtown community. Yoetzet Ilana is available to answer questions related to Toharat Hamishpacha and may be reached by phone at (646) 598-1080 and by email. Click here to read the Va'ad's recent letter about her appointment.

 

There are several Kosher options in our neighborhood including:

Bagel Boss at 263 First Avenue

Murray's Falafel at 261 First Avenue

Mocha Burger at 496 Laguardia Place

The Promenade Sports Bar, 344 Third Avenue

 

We are proud to be a member synagogue of The Downtown Va'ad, an Orthodox rabbinic network intended to advance the welfare and flourishing of the Downtown community. Check out the Va'ad on Facebook for more information.

 

 


 

Feedback

 

We encourage your participation and insight. Feedback to Elie Yudewitz, Rabbi Bellino or the Shul Office would be most appreciated. Please contact us with any suggestions and/or concerns, or most importantly, to volunteer. You can also make suggestions here.

 

We like to have fun and be creative on social media. Like us on Facebook to see more updates!

 

Sixth Street Community Synagogue

We like to think we're different. Everyone from the traditionally Orthodox to the occasionally observant feels at home here - 365 days a year. We hope you do too.

 

Contact Us

 

325 East 6th Street
New York, NY 10003

info@sixthstreetsynagogue.org

(212) 473-3665

Like us on Facebook

 

Book Talk: The Illustrated Pirkei Avot

06/07/2017 02:19:29 PM

Jun7

Dear Friends,

Join us THIS SUNDAY as we study and celebrate The Illustrated Pirkei Avot, A Graphic Novel of Jewish Ethics, the thoughtful and beautiful contribution of talented artist and scholar, Jessica Tamar Deutsch.

Jessica Tamar Deutsch is a New York based artist. Her work explores the intersection of ancient Jewish tradition and contemporary culture. She earned her BFA in illustration from Parsons School of Design. She has completed residencies with Art Kibbutz, and the Brandeis Collegiate Institute. Her first published work, The Illustrated Pirkei Avot, A Graphic Novel of Jewish Ethics, is currently available in print. 

For a review, click here.

Pizza & Beer to be served. Please RSVP.

Foundations Classes Only Tonight!

06/07/2017 12:32:44 PM

Jun7

Only Foundations of Hebrew and Foundations of Theology will meet tonight, Wednesday, June 7th. The class on Sufi Jews will not meet tonight.

6:30 PM - Foundations of Hebrew Reading
7:00 PM - Foundations of Kashrut

Membership Drive - Correction

06/02/2017 03:25:32 PM

Jun2

In the membership renewal letter we just sent out, we offered a discount for early membership renewal. But the before and after dates were reversed. Please see below for the correct dates and rate structure. We apologize for any confusion.

Level After June 26 Before June 26
Family $900 $800
Individual $500 $450
Associate $300 $300
Student $150 $150

 

Membership Drive 2017

06/02/2017 03:00:58 PM

Jun2

Dear friends,

With the summer approaching, it is once again time for us to encourage synagogue membership; to ask that you please formalize and renew your annual commitments.

This has been a remarkable year. Together, we have experienced a growing community, delicious kiddushes, meaningful services, insightful classes, festive parties, engaging children’s programming, and respected and inspiring speakers. We have made several essential repairs, as well as aesthetic improvements, to our 170 year old building. We are most grateful to the many of you who stepped up to join our leadership, who attended our services, contributed financially, strengthened our community through your presence, and made our synagogue a true center of thoughtful Orthodox Judaism.

Membership dues go a long way in making all of this possible. Won’t you please share in our great legacy and help us continue this impressive revitalization? There are, of course, various membership options and we hope that one works for you.

Level Before June 26 After June 26
Family $900 $800
Individual $500 $450
Associate $300 $300
Student $150 $150

Should you prefer, membership payments may be made in installments. This is easily set up through our website (sixthstreetsynagogue.org). Payment may be made on the site, or by mailing a check to 325 East 6th Street, New York, NY 10003). Should you have any questions, please contact our treasurer, Alan Schwartz, or our Rabbi.

We invite all members in good standing to attend our annual membership meeting and election of officers, which will be held in the synagogue on June 26th, 2017.

We thank you for being a part of our great success,

Richard McBee
President

Gavriel Bellino
Rabbi

Weekly Update: Shabbat Naso 5777

06/02/2017 12:17:59 AM

Jun2

 


Weekly Update: Shabbat Naso 5777

 

 
 

Shabbat Information

A delicious meat Kiddush

has been sponsored by

Ellen R. Cherrick

in memory of her parents

Udy Katz Cherrik

& William Cherrick

whose yahrtzeits are this month

 

and by

 

Julia & Shlomo Salant

in celebration of the first birthday
of their daughter,

Leah Judith

 

 

Seudah Shelishit

has been provided by
The House

 

Shabbat Times

Candle-lighting Before

8:03 PM

Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat

7:00 PM

Repeat Shema After

8:55 PM

Daf Yomi

8:15 AM

Shacharit

9:00 AM
Shema Before 9:10 AM
Sermon 10:30 AM
Avot 6:50 PM
Mincha 7:50 PM
Seudah Shelishit 8:10 PM
Maariv

9:01 PM

Musical Havdala

9:12 PM

 

See the shul calendar for davening times during the week and schedule of events.

 
 


Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat will continue to be held at 7:00 PM until September 15! Please join this Shabbat and enjoy a beautiful davening, thoughtful Torah study, and a wonderful community.

 

On Shabbat afternoon, Rabbi Bellino will teach his class in Avot D'Rabbi Natan at 6:50 PM.

News

 

In these tragic and scary times we stand with all those victimized by senseless hatred and fanaticism, at home, in Israel, and abroad. We pray for safety, healing, and peace.

 

We wish a Mazal Tov to Rhonda & David Malkin upon the birth of a son, as well as to Annie and Tali Malkin on the birth of their brother.

 

We wish a Mazal Tov To Avi Sosa & Jennifer Hudes upon their engagement.

 

Shavuot was a great success. We thank the very many of you who joined us for our meals, Torah study and services. We are most grateful to:

  • Our dinner sponsors: Sasson Abada, Natali & Elan Dobbs, Alan Schwartz, and Tali Zilberman & David Neuhaus (who sponsored in Memory of Dr. Alan Mintz)
  • The Lebewohl family for providing the cheese and potato blintzes
  • The Gasman family for providing the Ben & Jerry's ice cream
  • Ellen R. Cherrick for sponsoring the beautiful Shavuot flowers (in memory of her parents Udy (Katz) & William Cherrick
  • The women organized and attended the women's reading of Megillat Rut (in honor of the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg)
  • Rabbi Joe Wolfson for his insightful and entertaining Shavuot presentation.

 

We are expanding our library and are looking for sponsors to help us buy volumes of the new Artscroll Midrash Rabbah. Sponsorships are $54 a volume. If you are interested, please contact the synagogue office or Rabbi Bellino. Be sure to include your dedication information.

 

Help us hire the perfect youth leader to run a Bi-weekly (every other) Shabbat morning program for children ages 2-5. This is a paid position; experience with children/education is a plus. This is a unique leadership opportunity to create, develop, and maintain a children's program through working with community leadership. Please email us any recommendations.

 

Please continue to assist our weekday morning Minyan. Consider increasing your commitment to community and synagogue by attending.

 

Our plentiful and delicious Kiddushes on Sixth Street greatly enhance our synagogue and community. To sponsor or to co-sponsor a Friday night Kiddush, a Shabbat Kiddush, a Shabbocktail, our Shabbat Shabeer supply, or a Seudah Shelishit, contact Rabbi Bellino. The next available Kiddush for sponsorship is June 24th (Korach).

 


 

Classes (will meet this week)

 

FOUNDATIONS OF JUDAISM: A sensitive and sophisticated introduction to Judaism, intended for beginners, and focusing on many of the ritual, legal, linguistic, and philosophical basics of our faith. Wednesdays 6:30-8:00 PM.

 

SUFI JEWS: JUDAISM’S ENCOUNTER WITH ISLAMIC MYSTICISM: Approximately 400 years after the birth of Islam, some Jewish sages recommended Sufic ritual and thought. Rabbi Bellino will present the Medieval sages, Bahye Ibn Paquda and Abraham son of Maimonides, as well as Jewish-Sufic material from 16th Century Safed Pietism and Hassidut. Wednesdays 8:00-9:00 PM.

 

SHACHARIT: Miriam Kaplan on Shacharit, the daily morning prayer. Shabbat, following Kiddush.

 

AVOT D'RABI NATAN: Rabbi Bellino will present the midrashic explanation and elaboration upon Pirkei Avot. Shabbat, One Hour before Mincha

 


 

Events

 

 

June 11- Book Talk: The Illustrated Pirkei Avot

Join us as we study and celebrate The Illustrated Pirkei Avot, A Graphic Novel of Jewish Ethics, the thoughtful and beautiful contribution of talented artist and scholar, Jessica Tamar Deutsch. Please tell us that you will attend by RSVPing here.

 

 

 

SAVE THE DATES
June 11 - Jessica Tamar Deutsch Art/Book Event
June 16-17 - Shabbat with Professor Sam Fleischacker
June 17 - Father's Day Kiddush
June 26 - Membership Meeting

 


 

Downtown Community


We are thrilled to have Ilana Gadish as the Yoetzet Halacha for the downtown community. Yoetzet Ilana is available to answer questions related to Toharat Hamishpacha and may be reached by phone at (646) 598-1080 and by email. Click here to read the Va'ad's recent letter about her appointment.

 

There are several Kosher options in our neighborhood including:

Bagel Boss at 263 First Avenue

Murray's Falafel at 261 First Avenue

Mocha Burger at 496 Laguardia Place

The Promenade Sports Bar, 344 Third Avenue

 

We are proud to be a member synagogue of The Downtown Va'ad, an Orthodox rabbinic network intended to advance the welfare and flourishing of the Downtown community. Check out the Va'ad on Facebook for more information.

 

 


 

Feedback

 

We encourage your participation and insight. Feedback to Elie Yudewitz, Rabbi Bellino or the Shul Office would be most appreciated. Please contact us with any suggestions and/or concerns, or most importantly, to volunteer. You can also make suggestions here.

 

We like to have fun and be creative on social media. Like us on Facebook to see more updates!

 

Sixth Street Community Synagogue

We like to think we're different. Everyone from the traditionally Orthodox to the occasionally observant feels at home here - 365 days a year. We hope you do too.

 

Contact Us

 

325 East 6th Street
New York, NY 10003

info@sixthstreetsynagogue.org

(212) 473-3665

Like us on Facebook

 

LATE NIGHT: At the 14th Street Y

05/30/2017 11:13:27 AM

May30

 

We have partnered with the 14th Street Y for their annual Shavot programming:

INTO THE NIGHT:
Downtown's Contemporary Spin on Tikkun Leil Shavuot

In addition to tonight's Shavuot class at Sixth Street, Rabbi Bellino will appear at the Y for a panel discussion at 11:00 PM and then again for a class at 12:15 AM, entitled: Jews in the Cafe - The History of Jewish Caffeine Addiction. (Please be aware that he has given this class before at Sixth Street, so attend if you haven't heard it before, or if you just really love coffee.)

We are proud to co-sponsor this event, because we strongly believe that the Y is an important and valuable local resource; working tirelessly to enrich the Jewish experiences of our diverse community-at-large. While much of the programming tonight at the Y is in accordance with halachic observance, some is not.

Please see the Y's website for more information.

Shavuot Schedule 5777

05/29/2017 09:52:26 PM

May29



TUESDAY, MAY 30

Candle Lighting Before: 8:01 PM
Mincha/Maariv: 8:00 PM
Shavuot Dinner & Torah Learning:            9:00 PM
   

Shavuot Dinner has been sponsored by:
Sasson Abada
Natali & Elan Dobbs
Alan Schwartz
Tali Zilberman & David Neuhaus
(In Memory of Dr. Alan Mintz)

We are grateful to the Lebewohl Family
for providing blintzes
and to the Gasman Family
for providing Ben & Jerry's ice cream.

Immediately following dinner,
Rabbi Joe Wolfson will present:
Heavenly Torah vs. Earthly Torah:
The Worlds of Rabbi Akiva and Rabbi Eliezer

Rabbi Joe Wolfson grew up in London and has spent much of the last decade studying, working, and loving life in Israel. He studied at Yeshivat Har Etzion and Bet Morasha, through which he received his semikha from the Israeli Chief Rabbinate. He thought he was going into politics and did degrees at Cambridge, where he was president of the Jewish Society, and UCL. He has taught texts on five continents and as a faculty member of London School of Jewish Studies. Joe and his wife, Corinne Shmuel, have spent the last two years as the OU-JLIC educators at NYU where they help lead the Orthodox Jewish community at the Bronfman Center for Jewish Life.


WEDNESDAY, MAY 31

Shacharit: 9:00 AM
Mincha: 8:00 PM
Maariv: 8:50 PM
Candle Lighting (From pre-existing flame): 9:10 PM


THURSDAY, JUNE 1

Shacharit:                       9:00 AM
Women's Reading of Ruth:                             10:00 AM
Yizkor: 10:45 AM
Women's Wine, Cheese & Torah:                 4:00 PM
Mincha: 8:00 PM
Maariv: 9:00 PM
Havdalah:  9:11 PM

 

See the shul calendar for davening times during the week and a schedule of events.

Weekly Update: Shabbat Bemidbar 5777

05/26/2017 01:58:04 PM

May26

 


Weekly Update: Shabbat Bemidbar 5777

 

 
 

Shabbat Information

A delicious fruit & cake Kiddush

has been provided by
The House

 

 

Seudah Shelishit

has been provided by
The House

 

Shabbat Times

Candle-lighting Before

7:58 PM

Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat

7:00 PM

Repeat Shema After

8:55 PM

Daf Yomi

8:15 AM

Shacharit

9:00 AM
Shema Before 9:11 AM
Sermon 10:30 AM
Avot 6:45 PM
Mincha 7:45 PM
Seudah Shelishit 8:05 PM
Maariv

8:55 PM

Musical Havdala

9:06 PM

 

See the shul calendar for davening times during the week and schedule of events.

 
 


Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat will continue to be held at 7:00 PM until September 15! Please join this Shabbat and enjoy a beautiful davening, thoughtful Torah study, and a wonderful community. This week's Friday Night Kiddush has been sponsored by Avi Sosa in celebration of his first Jewish year.

 

On Shabbat afternoon, Rabbi Bellino will teach his class in Avot D'Rabbi Natan at 6:45 PM.

News

 

In these tragic and scary times we stand with all those victimized by senseless hatred and fanaticism, at home, in Israel, and abroad. We pray for safety, healing, and peace.
 

Our Yom Yerushalayim event this past Tuesday night was a moving and meaningful experience. We are grateful to Rabbi Bellino for his inspiring musical Hallel, Rabbi Yotav Eliach and Annie Watman for their insightful discussion of Jerusalem's eternal significance, Jeff Katz for all his work in arranging the event, and also for sponsoring the event together with Ellen Cherrick and Daniela Sirotti
 

We are very much looking forward to Shavuot. Our observance of the holiday will include Torah Study with Rabbis Bellino & Wolfson, beautiful services, a lot of ice cream and cheese cake, a women's Megillah Reading, and a Women's Wine, Cheese, and Torah. The dairy dinner on Tuesday night is free, but registration is a must! Please do so ASAP. Click here.

 

We are expanding our library and are looking for sponsors to help us buy volumes of the new Artscroll Midrash Rabbah. Sponsorships are $54 a volume. If you are interested, please contact the synagogue office or Rabbi Bellino. Be sure to include your dedication information.

 

Help us hire the perfect youth leader to run a Bi-weekly (every other) Shabbat morning program for children ages 2-5. This is a paid position; experience with children/education is a plus. This is a unique leadership opportunity to create, develop, and maintain a children's program through working with community leadership. Please email us any recommendations.

 

Please continue to assist our weekday morning Minyan. Consider increasing your commitment to community and synagogue by attending.

 

Our plentiful and delicious Kiddushes on Sixth Street greatly enhance our synagogue and community. To sponsor or to co-sponsor a Friday night Kiddush, a Shabbat Kiddush, a Shabbocktail, our Shabbat Shabeer supply, or a Seudah Shelishit, contact Rabbi Bellino. The next available Kiddush for sponsorship is June 24th (Korach).

 


 

Classes (will meet this week)

 

FOUNDATIONS OF JUDAISM: A sensitive and sophisticated introduction to Judaism, intended for beginners, and focusing on many of the ritual, legal, linguistic, and philosophical basics of our faith. Wednesdays 6:30-8:00 PM.

 

SUFI JEWS: JUDAISM’S ENCOUNTER WITH ISLAMIC MYSTICISM: Approximately 400 years after the birth of Islam, some Jewish sages recommended Sufic ritual and thought. Rabbi Bellino will present the Medieval sages, Bahye Ibn Paquda and Abraham son of Maimonides, as well as Jewish-Sufic material from 16th Century Safed Pietism and Hassidut. Wednesdays 8:00-9:00 PM.

 

SHACHARIT: Miriam Kaplan on Shacharit, the daily morning prayer. Shabbat, following Kiddush.

 

AVOT D'RABI NATAN: Rabbi Bellino will present the midrashic explanation and elaboration upon Pirkei Avot. Shabbat, One Hour before Mincha

 


 

Events

 

 

May 30-June 1 - Shavuot
 

We are looking forward to Shavuot with excited anticipation! Our programming includes:

  • A light dairy Shavuot Dinner on Tuesday, March 30, at 9:00 PM, followed by a presentation by Rabbi Joe Wolfson, OU/JLIC Director at NYU. Rabbi Wolfson will speak on: Heavenly Torah vs. Earthly Torah The Worlds of Rabbi Akiva and Rabbi Eliezer. This event is free, but we ask that you register on the event page so that we may adequately prepare. Your sponsorship of this event would be greatly appreciated.
     
  • Into the Night... All night events/Tikkun Leil Shavuot together with the 14th Street Y. For more information click  here.
     
  • Women's Reading of Megillat Ruth on Thursday, June 1, at 10:00 AM. For more information, please contact Ashira Lubkin.
  • Women's Wine, Cheese, and Torah on Thursday, June 1, at 4:00 PM.
    Please join our Sixth Street Women for a Shavuot Wine & Cheese!!! Expect fine wine (well that's sorta up to you), delicious cheese, and Shavuot Torah. The event is free, but we ask all participants to bring their own bottle(s). Please RSVP
    here.
     

June 11- Book Talk: The Illustrated Pirkei Avot
Join us as we study and celebrate The Illustrated Pirkei Avot, A Graphic Novel of Jewish Ethics, the thoughtful and beautiful contribution of talented artist and scholar, Jessica Tamar Deutsch.

SAVE THE DATES
May 30 - June 1 - Shavuot
June 11 - Jessica Tamar Deutsch Art/Book Event
June 16-17 - Shabbat with Professor Sam Fleischacker
June 17 - Father's Day Kiddush
June 26 - Membership Meeting

 


 

Downtown Community


We are thrilled to have Ilana Gadish as the Yoetzet Halacha for the downtown community. Yoetzet Ilana is available to answer questions related to Toharat Hamishpacha and may be reached by phone at (646) 598-1080 and by email. Click here to read the Va'ad's recent letter about her appointment.

 

There are several Kosher options in our neighborhood including:

Bagel Boss at 263 First Avenue

Murray's Falafel at 261 First Avenue

Mocha Burger at 496 Laguardia Place

The Promenade Sports Bar, 344 Third Avenue

 

We are proud to be a member synagogue of The Downtown Va'ad, an Orthodox rabbinic network intended to advance the welfare and flourishing of the Downtown community. Check out the Va'ad on Facebook for more information.

 

 


 

Feedback

 

We encourage your participation and insight. Feedback to Elie Yudewitz, Rabbi Bellino or the Shul Office would be most appreciated. Please contact us with any suggestions and/or concerns, or most importantly, to volunteer. You can also make suggestions here.

 

We like to have fun and be creative on social media. Like us on Facebook to see more updates!

 

Sixth Street Community Synagogue

We like to think we're different. Everyone from the traditionally Orthodox to the occasionally observant feels at home here - 365 days a year. We hope you do too.

 

Contact Us

 

325 East 6th Street
New York, NY 10003

info@sixthstreetsynagogue.org

(212) 473-3665

Like us on Facebook

 

Corrections & Additions

05/25/2017 08:49:21 PM

May25

1. Tomorrow morning is Rosh Chodesh, so Shacharit is at 6:15 AM. Help us have a strong minyan.

2. The Shavuot Dinner is May 30, not March 30. You knew that. Sign up. It's getting late.

3. More information about the event at the Y may be found here.

Best, GZB

Weekly Update: Shabbat Bemidbar 5777

05/25/2017 07:16:00 PM

May25

 


Weekly Update: Shabbat Bemidbar 5777

 

 
 

Shabbat Information

A delicious fruit & cake Kiddush

has been provided by
The House

 

 

Seudah Shelishit

has been provided by
The House

 

Shabbat Times

Candle-lighting Before

7:58 PM

Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat

7:00 PM

Repeat Shema After

8:55 PM

Daf Yomi

8:15 AM

Shacharit

9:00 AM
Shema Before 9:11 AM
Sermon 10:30 AM
Avot 6:45 PM
Mincha 7:45 PM
Seudah Shelishit 8:05 PM
Maariv

8:55 PM

Musical Havdala

9:06 PM

 

See the shul calendar for davening times during the week and schedule of events.

 
 


Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat will continue to be held at 7:00 PM until September 15! Please join this Shabbat and enjoy a beautiful davening, thoughtful Torah study, and a wonderful community. This week's Friday Night Kiddush has been sponsored by Avi Sosa in celebration of his first Jewish year.

 

On Shabbat afternoon, Rabbi Bellino will teach his class in Avot D'Rabbi Natan at 6:45 PM.

News

 

In these tragic and scary times we stand with all those victimized by senseless hatred and fanaticism, at home, in Israel, and abroad. We pray for safety, healing, and peace.
 

Our Yom Yerushalayim event this past Tuesday night was a moving and meaningful experience. We are grateful to Rabbi Bellino for his inspiring musical Hallel, Rabbi Yotav Eliach and Annie Watman for their insightful discussion of Jerusalem's eternal significance, Jeff Katz for all his work in arranging the event, and also for sponsoring the event together with Ellen Cherrick and Daniela Sirotti
 

We are very much looking forward to Shavuot. Our observance of the holiday will include Torah Study with Rabbis Bellino & Wolfson, beautiful services, a lot of ice cream and cheese cake, a women's Megillah Reading, and a Women's Wine, Cheese, and Torah. The dairy dinner on Tuesday night is free, but registration is a must! Please do so ASAP. Click here.

 

We are expanding our library and are looking for sponsors to help us buy volumes of the new Artscroll Midrash Rabbah. Sponsorships are $54 a volume. If you are interested, please contact the synagogue office or Rabbi Bellino. Be sure to include your dedication information.

 

Help us hire the perfect youth leader to run a Bi-weekly (every other) Shabbat morning program for children ages 2-5. This is a paid position; experience with children/education is a plus. This is a unique leadership opportunity to create, develop, and maintain a children's program through working with community leadership. Please email us any recommendations.

 

Please continue to assist our weekday morning Minyan. Consider increasing your commitment to community and synagogue by attending.

 

Our plentiful and delicious Kiddushes on Sixth Street greatly enhance our synagogue and community. To sponsor or to co-sponsor a Friday night Kiddush, a Shabbat Kiddush, a Shabbocktail, our Shabbat Shabeer supply, or a Seudah Shelishit, contact Rabbi Bellino. The next available Kiddush for sponsorship is June 24th (Korach).

 


 

Classes (will meet this week)

 

FOUNDATIONS OF JUDAISM: A sensitive and sophisticated introduction to Judaism, intended for beginners, and focusing on many of the ritual, legal, linguistic, and philosophical basics of our faith. Wednesdays 6:30-8:00 PM.

 

SUFI JEWS: JUDAISM’S ENCOUNTER WITH ISLAMIC MYSTICISM: Approximately 400 years after the birth of Islam, some Jewish sages recommended Sufic ritual and thought. Rabbi Bellino will present the Medieval sages, Bahye Ibn Paquda and Abraham son of Maimonides, as well as Jewish-Sufic material from 16th Century Safed Pietism and Hassidut. Wednesdays 8:00-9:00 PM.

 

SHACHARIT: Miriam Kaplan on Shacharit, the daily morning prayer. Shabbat, following Kiddush.

 

AVOT D'RABI NATAN: Rabbi Bellino will present the midrashic explanation and elaboration upon Pirkei Avot. Shabbat, One Hour before Mincha

 


 

Events

 

 

May 30-June 1 - Shavuot
 

We are looking forward to Shavuot with excited anticipation! Our programming includes:

  • A light dairy Shavuot Dinner on Tuesday, March 30, at 9:00 PM, followed by a presentation by Rabbi Joe Wolfson, OU/JLIC Director at NYU. Rabbi Wolfson will speak on: Heavenly Torah vs. Earthly Torah The Worlds of Rabbi Akiva and Rabbi Eliezer. This event is free, but we ask that you register on the event page so that we may adequately prepare. Your sponsorship of this event would be greatly appreciated.
     
  • Into the Night... All night events/Tikkun Leil Shavuot together with the 14th Street Y. For more information click  here.
     
  • Women's Reading of Megillat Ruth on Thursday, June 1, at 10:00 AM. For more information, please contact Ashira Lubkin.
  • Women's Wine, Cheese, and Torah on Thursday, June 1, at 4:00 PM.
    Please join our Sixth Street Women for a Shavuot Wine & Cheese!!! Expect fine wine (well that's sorta up to you), delicious cheese, and Shavuot Torah. The event is free, but we ask all participants to bring their own bottle(s). Please RSVP
    here.
     

June 11- Book Talk: The Illustrated Pirkei Avot
Join us as we study and celebrate The Illustrated Pirkei Avot, A Graphic Novel of Jewish Ethics, the thoughtful and beautiful contribution of talented artist and scholar, Jessica Tamar Deutsch.

SAVE THE DATES
May 30 - June 1 - Shavuot
June 11 - Jessica Tamar Deutsch Art/Book Event
June 16-17 - Shabbat with Professor Sam Fleischacker
June 17 - Father's Day Kiddush
June 26 - Membership Meeting

 


 

Downtown Community


We are thrilled to have Ilana Gadish as the Yoetzet Halacha for the downtown community. Yoetzet Ilana is available to answer questions related to Toharat Hamishpacha and may be reached by phone at (646) 598-1080 and by email. Click here to read the Va'ad's recent letter about her appointment.

 

There are several Kosher options in our neighborhood including:

Bagel Boss at 263 First Avenue

Murray's Falafel at 261 First Avenue

Mocha Burger at 496 Laguardia Place

The Promenade Sports Bar, 344 Third Avenue

 

We are proud to be a member synagogue of The Downtown Va'ad, an Orthodox rabbinic network intended to advance the welfare and flourishing of the Downtown community. Check out the Va'ad on Facebook for more information.

 

 


 

Feedback

 

We encourage your participation and insight. Feedback to Elie Yudewitz, Rabbi Bellino or the Shul Office would be most appreciated. Please contact us with any suggestions and/or concerns, or most importantly, to volunteer. You can also make suggestions here.

 

We like to have fun and be creative on social media. Like us on Facebook to see more updates!

 

Sixth Street Community Synagogue

We like to think we're different. Everyone from the traditionally Orthodox to the occasionally observant feels at home here - 365 days a year. We hope you do too.

 

Contact Us

 

325 East 6th Street
New York, NY 10003

info@sixthstreetsynagogue.org

(212) 473-3665

Like us on Facebook

 

TOMORROW NIGHT! Yom Yerushalyim 50th Anniversary Celebration

05/22/2017 01:06:24 PM

May22


 

Yom Yerushalayim
50th Anniversary Celebration

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
 

Join us TOMORROW NIGHT, May 23, at 6:30 PM, for Mincha followed by a festive Maariv with a musical Hallel. After davening, Rabbi Yotav Eliach, principal of Rambam Mesivta, and Annie Watman, Director of AIPAC - South Shore Long Island, will engage in a spirited conversation about Israel, the Six Day War, the reunification of Jerusalem, and the future of the State of Israel. A Q & A session will be followed by refreshments.

Please register for the event if you plan to attend!
Many people have expressed interest in the event. If you do plan to attend, please make sure to RSVP on the event page, so that we may properly order food.

The event is sponsored by Ellen Cherrick in memory of her grandmother, Eva Katz Feigenbaum, z'l, on her 25th yahrzeit on Yom Yerushalayim, and by Jeff Katz and Daniela Sirotti.
 



About Rabbi Yotav Eliach
Rabbi Yotav Eliach has served as Rambam Mesivta’s principal for 17 years. Before coming to Rambam, Rabbi Eliach taught at Flatbush High School for 19 years, where he was well-known for his dynamic classes. Rabbi Eliach comes from a prominent family of Jewish educators. He is the son of Rabbi David Eliach, who served as the principal of Yeshivah of Flatbush High School for over four decades, and Professor Yaffa Eliach, a renowned Holocaust educator and researcher.


About Annie Watman
Annie Watman currently serves as AIPAC's Director of South Shore Long Island. Annie recruits and trains AIPAC members on how to build effective relationships with their elected officials, conducts educational and policy briefings with community members, and directs legislative mobilizations. Annie has been with AIPAC since 2010 and began her work with the pro-Israel community on campus at NYU where she received both a Bachelor’s degree in Politics and Jewish History and a Master’s Degree in International Relations. After college, Annie worked for the Office of the Majority Leader on Capitol Hill, spent a summer in Israel as part of the Tikvah Fellowship and served last year as a Shapiro Family Fellow through the UJA. She serves on the boards of the Bronfman Center and Chabad of the Bowery.  Annie lives with her husband and son in downtown Manhattan.

 

THIS TUESDAY! Yom Yerushalyim 50th Anniversary Celebration

05/21/2017 01:07:47 PM

May21


 

Yom Yerushalayim
50th Anniversary Celebration

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
 

Join us THIS TUESDAY, May 23, at 6:30 PM, for Mincha followed by a festive Maariv with a musical Hallel. After davening, Rabbi Yotav Eliach, principal of Rambam Mesivta, and Annie Watman, Director of AIPAC - South Shore Long Island, will engage in a spirited conversation about Israel, the Six Day War, the reunification of Jerusalem, and the future of the State of Israel.  

A Q & A session will be followed by refreshments.

The event is free but please RSVP on the event page so we can properly order food.

The event is sponsored by Ellen Cherrick in memory of her grandmother, Eva Katz Feigenbaum, z'l, on her 25th yahrzeit on Yom Yerushalayim, and by Jeff Katz and Daniela Sirotti.
 



About Rabbi Yotav Eliach
Rabbi Yotav Eliach has served as Rambam Mesivta’s principal for 17 years. Before coming to Rambam, Rabbi Eliach taught at Flatbush High School for 19 years, where he was well-known for his dynamic classes. Rabbi Eliach comes from a prominent family of Jewish educators. He is the son of Rabbi David Eliach, who served as the principal of Yeshivah of Flatbush High School for over four decades, and Professor Yaffa Eliach, a renowned Holocaust educator and researcher.


About Annie Watman
Annie Watman currently serves as AIPAC's Director of South Shore Long Island. Annie recruits and trains AIPAC members on how to build effective relationships with their elected officials, conducts educational and policy briefings with community members, and directs legislative mobilizations. Annie has been with AIPAC since 2010 and began her work with the pro-Israel community on campus at NYU where she received both a Bachelor’s degree in Politics and Jewish History and a Master’s Degree in International Relations. After college, Annie worked for the Office of the Majority Leader on Capitol Hill, spent a summer in Israel as part of the Tikvah Fellowship and served last year as a Shapiro Family Fellow through the UJA. She serves on the boards of the Bronfman Center and Chabad of the Bowery.  Annie lives with her husband and son in downtown Manhattan.

 

Weekly Update: Shabbat Behar-Bechukotai 5777

05/18/2017 08:42:26 PM

May18

 


Weekly Update: Shabbat Behar-Bechukotai 5777

 

 
 

Shabbat Information

A delicious meat Kiddush

has been sponsored by

Elana Ziman & Simcha Pearl

(parents of Adin Pearl)

in celebration of Adin's birthday,

graduation from NYU law school,

and academic achievements,

and in gratitude to the Sixth Street community for providing Adin with

his Jewish home away from home

 

This weeks' supply of

glass-bottled Coca-Cola

(it's a Zilberman thing)

and Shabbocktail

- The Social Werkitini -

have been sponsored by

David Neuhaus

in celebration of Tali Zilberman

and her graduation from NYU.

 

Shabbat Times

Candle-lighting Before

7:51 PM

Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat

7:00 PM

Repeat Shema After

8:40 PM

Daf Yomi

8:15 AM

Shacharit

9:00 AM
Shema Before 9:14 AM
Sermon 10:30 AM
Avot 6:40 PM
Mincha 7:40 PM
Seudah Shelishit 8:00 PM
Maariv

8:48 PM

Musical Havdala

8:59 PM

 

See the shul calendar for davening times during the week and schedule of events.

 
 


Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat will continue to be held at 7:00 PM until September 15! Please join this Shabbat and enjoy a beautiful davening, thoughtful Torah study, and a wonderful community. This week's Friday Night Kiddush has been sponsored by Cori Robinson in observance of the yahretzeit of her mother, Peggy Robinson.

 

On Shabbat afternoon, Rabbi Bellino will teach his class in Avot D'Rabbi Natan at 6:40 PM.

 

Seudah Shelishit has been sponsored by Cathy & Amir Koren in observance of the yahrzeits of Amir's father, Shmuel ben Salech, and of Cathy's father, Eugene Yechiel ben Avraham.

News

 

In these tragic and scary times we stand with all those victimized by senseless hatred and fanaticism, at home, in Israel, and abroad. We pray for safety, healing, and peace.
 

We wish a Mazal Tov to all of this week's graduates, especially to Tali Zilberman, Adina Lichtman, Dr. Michah Timen, Henry Landis, and Chavie Lieber-Stokar.

 

We are grateful to the 45 individual/familiy sponsors of last Shabbat's Mothers' Day Kiddush.

 

Lager BaOmer was a great success! We are grateful to the organizers (Dr. Jeremy Block, Mike Miles, David Neuhaus, & Rabbi Bellino), the generosity and involvement of our local beer stores Malt & Mold and The Good Beer Store, our house band, The Sixth Street Schlepper Symphony (featuring Jessica Tamar Deutsch, Yoni Stokar, Eli Szus, Mike Miles, David Neuhaus, and Rabbi Bellino), our many volunteers (especially Tali Zilberman and David Waxman), as well as to the many many beer and shul enthusiasts who attended. To see pictures, click here.

 

We are expanding our library and are looking for sponsors to help us buy volumes of the new Artscroll Midrash Rabbah. Sponsorships are $54 a volume. If you are interested, please contact the synagogue office or Rabbi Bellino. Be sure to include your dedication information.

 

Help us hire the perfect youth leader to run a Bi-weekly (every other) Shabbat morning program for children ages 2-5. This is a paid position; experience with children/education is a plus. This is a unique leadership opportunity to create, develop, and maintain a children's program through working with community leadership. Please email us any recommendations.

 

Please continue to assist our weekday morning Minyan. Consider increasing your commitment to community and synagogue by attending.

 

Our plentiful and delicious Kiddushes on Sixth Street greatly enhance our synagogue and community. To sponsor or to co-sponsor a Friday night Kiddush, a Shabbat Kiddush, a Shabbocktail, our Shabbat Shabeer supply, or a Seudah Shelishit, contact Rabbi Bellino. The next available Kiddush for sponsorship is Parashat Bemidbar - 5/27.

 


 

Classes (will meet this week)

 

FOUNDATIONS OF JUDAISM: A sensitive and sophisticated introduction to Judaism, intended for beginners, and focusing on many of the ritual, legal, linguistic, and philosophical basics of our faith. Wednesdays 6:30-8:00 PM.

 

SUFI JEWS: JUDAISM’S ENCOUNTER WITH ISLAMIC MYSTICISM: Approximately 400 years after the birth of Islam, some Jewish sages recommended Sufic ritual and thought. Rabbi Bellino will present the Medieval sages, Bahye Ibn Paquda and Abraham son of Maimonides, as well as Jewish-Sufic material from 16th Century Safed Pietism and Hassidut. Wednesdays 8:00-9:00 PM.

 

SHACHARIT: Miriam Kaplan on Shacharit, the daily morning prayer. Shabbat, following Kiddush.

 

AVOT D'RABI NATAN: Rabbi Bellino will present the midrashic explanation and elaboration upon Pirkei Avot. Shabbat, One Hour before Mincha

 


 

Events

 

May 23 - Yom Yerushalayim - 50th Anniversary Celebration

Join us THIS TUESDAY - at 6:30 PM for Mincha followed by a festive Maariv with a musical Hallel. After davening, Rabbi Yotav Eliach, principal of the Rambam Mesivta, and our own Annie Watman, Associate Director of AIPAC - South Shore Long Island, will engage in a spirited conversation about Israel, the 6-Day War, the reunification of Jerusalem, and the future of the State of Israel. A Q & A session will be followed by refreshments.

 

May 30-June 1 - Shavuot
 

We are looking forward to Shavuot with excited anticipation! Our programming includes:

  • A light dairy Shavuot Dinner on Tuesday, March 30, at 9:00 PM, followed by a presentation by Rabbi Joe Wolfson, OU/JLIC Director at NYU. Rabbi Wolfson will speak on: Heavenly Torah vs. Earthly Torah The Worlds of Rabbi Akiva and Rabbi Eliezer. This event is free, but we ask that you register on the event page so that we may adequately prepare. Your sponsorship of this event would be greatly appreciated.
  • Women's Reading of Megillat Ruth on Thursday, June 1, at 10:00 AM. For more information, please contact Ashira Lubkin.
  • Women's Wine, Cheese, and Torah on Thursday, June 1, at 4:00 PM.
    Please join our Sixth Street Women for a Shavuot Wine & Cheese!!! Expect fine wine (well that's sorta up to you), delicious cheese, and Shavuot Torah. The event is free, but we ask all participants to bring their own bottle(s). Please RSVP
    here.

SAVE THE DATES

May 23 - Yom Yerushalayim
May 30 - June 1 - Shavuot
June 11 - Jessica Tamar Deutsch Art/Book Event
June 17 - Father's Day Kiddush

 


 

Downtown Community


We are thrilled to have Ilana Gadish as the Yoetzet Halacha for the downtown community. Yoetzet Ilana is available to answer questions related to Toharat Hamishpacha and may be reached by phone at (646) 598-1080 and by email. Click here to read the Va'ad's recent letter about her appointment.

 

There are several Kosher options in our neighborhood including:

Bagel Boss at 263 First Avenue

Murray's Falafel at 261 First Avenue

Mocha Burger at 496 Laguardia Place

The Promenade Sports Bar, 344 Third Avenue

 

We are proud to be a member synagogue of The Downtown Va'ad, an Orthodox rabbinic network intended to advance the welfare and flourishing of the Downtown community. Check out the Va'ad on Facebook for more information.

 

 


 

Feedback

 

We encourage your participation and insight. Feedback to Elie Yudewitz, Rabbi Bellino or the Shul Office would be most appreciated. Please contact us with any suggestions and/or concerns, or most importantly, to volunteer. You can also make suggestions here.

 

We like to have fun and be creative on social media. Like us on Facebook to see more updates!

 

Sixth Street Community Synagogue

We like to think we're different. Everyone from the traditionally Orthodox to the occasionally observant feels at home here - 365 days a year. We hope you do too.

 

Contact Us

 

325 East 6th Street
New York, NY 10003

info@sixthstreetsynagogue.org

(212) 473-3665

Like us on Facebook

 

Mothers' Day Kiddush 2017

05/12/2017 01:54:23 PM

May12

This Shabbat we will hold our Annual Mothers' Day Kiddush!

Please join us for a delicious dairy Kiddush, sponsored by more than 40 individuals and families in celebration of Mothers' Day and in recognition of many of the important women in their lives.

The full list of names and dedications will be read aloud in shul, as well as distributed at the Kiddush.

To see this year's listing, click here.

Weekly Update: Shabbat Emor 5777

05/11/2017 10:04:26 PM

May11

 


Weekly Update: Shabbat Emor 5777

 

 
 

Shabbat Information

A delicious meat Kiddush

has been sponsored

by more than 40 individuals and families

in celebration of Mothers' Day

and in recognition of many of the

important women in their lives.

 

The final listing will be made public

on Friday afternoon

and read in Shul on Shabbat.

 

 

 

Seudah Shelishit

has been provided by
The House

 

Shabbat Times

Candle-lighting Before

7:45 PM

Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat

7:00 PM

Repeat Shema After

8:40 PM

Daf Yomi

8:15 AM

Shacharit

9:00 AM
Shema Before 9:17 AM
Sermon 10:30 AM
Mother's Day Kiddush 11:45 AM
Avot 6:30 PM
Mincha 7:30 PM
Seudah Shelishit 7:50 PM
Maariv

8:40 PM

Havdala

8:51 PM

Lager Ba'Omer 10:00 PM

 

See the shul calendar for davening times during the week and schedule of events.

 
 


Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat will continue to be held at 7:00 PM until September 15! Please join this Shabbat and enjoy a beautiful davening, thoughtful Torah study, and a wonderful community.

 

On Shabbat afternoon, Rabbi Bellino will teach his class in Avot D'Rabbi Natan at 6:30 PM.

 

Lager Ba'Omer is this Saturday night, May 13th, at 10 PM! This event will be a great time for all craft beer enthusiasts and students of Beer Yochai. There will be snacks and food available for purchase, including delicious sausages from the NY Brat FactoryOur house band - the 6th Street Schlepper Symphony - will also make their debut. For more information, click here.

News

 


In these tragic and scary times we stand with all those victimized by senseless hatred and fanaticism, at home, in Israel, and abroad. We pray for safety, healing, and peace.
 

We are most grateful to Jeff Katz for organizing the moving Yom HaShoah event this past Sunday evening, which featured survivor and noted speaker Marion Blumenthal Lazan, Yiddish singer Lori Leifer, as well as several members of our community, including Zipporah Polinsky-Nagel, Jeremy Watman, Sharon Lebewohl, Alan Feder, Joan Nachmani, Shira Schindel, and Dr. Ira Orgel. Please click here to see photos from the event.

 

We wish a Mazel Tov to Dr. Elissa Sampson Boyarin on receiving a Lower East Side Community Hero Award as part of the Lower East Side History Month celebration in New York City.

 

We are looking for a Youth Leader to run a Bi-weekly (every other) Shabbat morning program for children ages 2-5. This is a paid position; experience with children/education is a plus. This is a unique leadership opportunity to create, develop, and maintain a children's program through working with community leadership. Please contact sixthstreetparents@gmail.com if you are interested.

 

Please continue to assist our weekday morning Minyan. Consider increasing your commitment to community and synagogue by attending.

 

Our plentiful and delicious Kiddushes on Sixth Street greatly enhance our synagogue and community. To sponsor or to co-sponsor a Friday night Kiddush, a Shabbat Kiddush, a Shabbocktail, our Shabbat Shabeer supply, or a Seudah Shelishit, contact Rabbi Bellino. The next available Kiddush for sponsorship is Parashat Bemidbar - 5/27.

 


 

Classes (will meet this week)

 

FOUNDATIONS OF JUDAISM: A sensitive and sophisticated introduction to Judaism, intended for beginners, and focusing on many of the ritual, legal, linguistic, and philosophical basics of our faith. Wednesdays 6:30-8:00 PM.

 

SUFI JEWS: JUDAISM’S ENCOUNTER WITH ISLAMIC MYSTICISM: Approximately 400 years after the birth of Islam, some Jewish sages recommended Sufic ritual and thought. Rabbi Bellino will present the Medieval sages, Bahye Ibn Paquda and Abraham son of Maimonides, as well as Jewish-Sufic material from 16th Century Safed Pietism and Hassidut. Wednesdays 8:00-9:00 PM.

 

SHACHARIT: Miriam Kaplan on Shacharit, the daily morning prayer. Shabbat, following Kiddush.

 

AVOT D'RABI NATAN: Rabbi Bellino will present the midrashic explanation and elaboration upon Pirkei Avot. Shabbat, One Hour before Mincha

 

THE BERDITCHIVER: Rabbi Bellino will present the Hasidic folklore and writings of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev. Shabbat, Seudah Shelishit.

 


 

Events

 

May 23 - Yom Yerushalayim - 50th Anniversary Celebration

Join us at 6:30 PM for Mincha followed by a festive Maariv with a musical Hallel. After davening, Rabbi Yotav Eliach, principal of the Rambam Mesivta, and our own Annie Watman, Associate Director of AIPAC - South Shore Long Island, will engage in a spirited conversation about Israel, the 6-Day War, the reunification of Jerusalem, and the future of the State of Israel. A Q & A session will be followed by refreshments.

 

May 30-June 1 - Shavuot
Shavuot is less than 3 weeks away. All sorts of Shavuot related activities are planned, including a Shavuot Tisch and a Women's Shavuot Tea.
 

SAVE THE DATES
May 13 - Lager Ba'Omer 5777

May 23 - Yom Yerushalayim
May 30 - June 1 - Shavuot


 

Downtown Community


We are thrilled to have Ilana Gadish as the Yoetzet Halacha for the downtown community. Yoetzet Ilana is available to answer questions related to Toharat Hamishpacha and may be reached by phone at (646) 598-1080 and by email. Click here to read the Va'ad's recent letter about her appointment.

 

There are several Kosher options in our neighborhood including:

Bagel Boss at 263 First Avenue

Murray's Falafel at 261 First Avenue

Mocha Burger at 496 Laguardia Place

The Promenade Sports Bar, 344 Third Avenue

 

We are proud to be a member synagogue of The Downtown Va'ad, an Orthodox rabbinic network intended to advance the welfare and flourishing of the Downtown community. Check out the Va'ad on Facebook for more information.

 

 


 

Feedback

 

We encourage your participation and insight. Feedback to Elie Yudewitz, Rabbi Bellino or the Shul Office would be most appreciated. Please contact us with any suggestions and/or concerns, or most importantly, to volunteer. You can also make suggestions here.

 

We like to have fun and be creative on social media. Like us on Facebook to see more updates!

 

Sixth Street Community Synagogue

We like to think we're different. Everyone from the traditionally Orthodox to the occasionally observant feels at home here - 365 days a year. We hope you do too.

 

Contact Us

 

325 East 6th Street
New York, NY 10003

info@sixthstreetsynagogue.org

(212) 473-3665

Like us on Facebook

 

LAST CALL: Mothers' Day Kiddush 2017

05/11/2017 09:51:50 AM

May11

This Shabbat we will hold our Annual Mothers' Day Kiddush!

For $54 you can be named as a contributor. The names of your daughters, mothers, grandmothers, teachers, or virtually anyone you choose, will be listed. Please specify "in honor of" or "in memory of" in the notes when you make your payment. You may list as many people as you wish. This list will be read aloud in shul, as well as distributed at the Kiddush.

To see last year's listing, click here.

Email info@sixthstreetsynagogue.org for more information.

Please click here to make a payment.

Foundations Classes Only Tonight!

05/10/2017 05:11:45 PM

May10

Only Foundations of Hebrew and Foundations of Theology will meet tonight, Wednesday, May 10th. The class on Sufi Jews will not meet tonight.

6:30 PM - Foundations of Hebrew Reading
7:00 PM - Foundations of Kashrut

Mothers' Day Kiddush 2017

05/08/2017 04:01:26 PM

May8

This Shabbat we will hold our Annual Mothers' Day Kiddush!

For $54 you can be named as a contributor. The names of your daughters, mothers, grandmothers, teachers, or virtually anyone you choose, will be listed. Please specify "in honor of" or "in memory of" in the notes when you make your payment. You may list as many people as you wish. This list will be read aloud in shul, as well as distributed at the Kiddush.

To see last year's listing, click here.

Email info@sixthstreetsynagogue.org for more information.

Please click here to make a payment.

TONIGHT: Special Yom HaShoah Commemoration

05/07/2017 10:13:50 AM

May7


 

Please join us for a special Yom HaShoah commemoration
to be held in the synagogue TONIGHT, May 7 at 5:00 PM.
Marion Blumenthal Lazan, a Holocaust survivor
and accomplished speaker, will address the congregation.

A candle lighting ceremony will follow,
featuring our members and guests.

A light collation will follow the ceremony.

 

Weekly Update: Shabbat Acharei-Mot Kedoshim 5777

05/04/2017 11:01:12 PM

May4

 


Weekly Update: Shabbat Acharei-Mot Kedoshim 5777

 

 
 

Shabbat Information

A delicious dairy Kiddush
has been sponsored by

Phyllis & Barnet Liberman
in observance of the Yahrtzeit

of Barnet's Mother,

Estelle Liberman

 

This week's Shabbocktail
-Araq Eshkolit-

has been provided by The House
in honor of
Jonathan Falik

upon the anniversary

of his Bar Mitzvah

 

Seudah Shelishit

has been provided by
The House

 

Shabbat Times

Candle-lighting Before

7:38 PM

Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat

7:00 PM

Repeat Shema After

8:32 PM

Daf Yomi

8:15 AM

Shacharit

9:00 AM
Shema Before 9:21 AM
Sermon 10:30 AM
Avot 6:25 PM
Mincha 7:25 PM
Seudah Shelishit 7:45 PM
Maariv

8:32 PM

Havdala

8:43 PM

 

See the shul calendar for davening times during the week and schedule of events.

 
 


Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat will continue to be held at 7:00 PM until September 15! Please join this Shabbat and enjoy a beautiful davening, thoughtful Torah study, and a wonderful community.

 

On Shabbat afternoon, Rabbi Bellino will teach his class in Avot D'Rabbi Natan at 6:25 PM.

News


In these tragic and scary times we stand with all those victimized by senseless hatred and fanaticism, at home, in Israel, and abroad. We pray for safety, healing, and peace.

 

We wish a Mazal Tov to Corinne Shmuel & Rabbi Joe Wolfson upon the birth of a girl. We wish a special Mazal Tov to big sister, Mika!

 

Wei wish a Mazal Tov to Dr. Laura Van Metre & Aaron Baum upon the the birth of a girl. We wish a special Mazal Tov to big sister, Mira.

 

We are grateful to our friend, Rav Judah Mischel, who visited last Shabbat to inspire and entertain us. To support his very important efforts at Camp HASC, please click  here.

 

Yom Ha'atzmaut at Stanton Street Synagogue was a great success. We are especially grateful to Meir Schapiro and Rabbi Bellino for their beautiful davening, Rabbi Aviad Bodner for his leadership, and the Stanton community for their hospitality.

 

We are looking for a Youth Leader to run a Bi-weekly (every other) Shabbat morning program for children ages 2-5. This is a paid position; experience with children/education is a plus. This is a unique leadership opportunity to create, develop, and maintain a children's program through working with community leadership. Please contact sixthstreetparents@gmail.com if you are interested.

 

Please continue to assist our weekday morning Minyan. Consider increasing your commitment to community and synagogue by attending.

 

Our plentiful and delicious Kiddushes on Sixth Street greatly enhance our synagogue and community. To sponsor or to co-sponsor a Friday night Kiddush, a Shabbat Kiddush, a Shabbocktail, our Shabbat Shabeer supply, or a Seudah Shelishit, contact Rabbi Bellino. The next available Kiddush for sponsorship is Parashat Bamidbar- 5/27.

 


 

Classes (will meet this week)

 

FOUNDATIONS OF JUDAISM: A sensitive and sophisticated introduction to Judaism, intended for beginners, and focusing on many of the ritual, legal, linguistic, and philosophical basics of our faith. Wednesdays 6:30-8:00 PM.

 

SUFI JEWS: JUDAISM’S ENCOUNTER WITH ISLAMIC MYSTICISM: Approximately 400 years after the birth of Islam, some Jewish sages recommended Sufic ritual and thought. Rabbi Bellino will present the Medieval sages, Bahye Ibn Paquda and Abraham son of Maimonides, as well as Jewish-Sufic material from 16th Century Safed Pietism and Hassidut. Wednesdays 8:00-9:00 PM.

 

SHACHARIT: Miriam Kaplan on Shacharit, the daily morning prayer. Shabbat, following Kiddush.

 

AVOT D'RABI NATAN: Rabbi Bellino will present the midrashic explanation and elaboration upon Pirkei Avot. Shabbat, One Hour before Mincha

 

THE BERDITCHIVER: Rabbi Bellino will present the Hasidic folklore and writings of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev. Shabbat, Seudah Shelishit.

 


 

Events


May 7 - Yom HaShoah Commemoration
Marion Blumenthal Lazan, a Holocaust survivor and accomplished speaker, will address us. Synagogue members, the children and grandchildren of Holocaust survivors, accompanied by their families, will participate in a candle lighting ceremony in remembrance of the six million men, women and children who perished in the Holocaust.

May 13 - Mothers' Day Kiddush
On Shabbat Emor, May 13th, we will hold our Annual Mothers' Day Kiddush!
For $54, you can be named as a contributor. The names of your daughters, mothers, grandmothers, teachers, or virtually anyone you choose, will be listed. You may list as many people as you wish. This list will be read aloud in shul, as well as distributed at the Kiddush. Please make your payment on the shul website.

 

May 13 - Lager Ba'Omer

Beer fest + Lag BaOmer = Lager BaOmer at Sixth Street Synagogue. This fourth annual event will be a fun time for all craft beer enthusiasts and students of Beer Yochai, and will also feature Israeli craft brews.
 

SAVE THE DATES

May 7 - Yom HaShoah Commemoration
May 13 - Mother's Day Kiddush
May 13 - Lager Ba'Omer 5777

May 23 - Yom Yerushalayim - 50th Anniversary Celebration


 

Downtown Community


We are thrilled to have Ilana Gadish as the Yoetzet Halacha for the downtown community. Yoetzet Ilana is available to answer questions related to Toharat Hamishpacha and may be reached by phone at (646) 598-1080 and by email. Click here to read the Va'ad's recent letter about her appointment.

 

There are several Kosher options in our neighborhood including:

Bagel Boss at 263 First Avenue

Murray's Falafel at 261 First Avenue

Mocha Burger at 496 Laguardia Place

The Promenade Sports Bar, 344 Third Avenue

 

We are proud to be a member synagogue of The Downtown Va'ad, an Orthodox rabbinic network intended to advance the welfare and flourishing of the Downtown community. Check out the Va'ad on Facebook for more information.

 

 


 

Feedback

 

We encourage your participation and insight. Feedback to Elie Yudewitz, Rabbi Bellino or the Shul Office would be most appreciated. Please contact us with any suggestions and/or concerns, or most importantly, to volunteer. You can also make suggestions here.

 

We like to have fun and be creative on social media. Like us on Facebook to see more updates!

 

Sixth Street Community Synagogue

We like to think we're different. Everyone from the traditionally Orthodox to the occasionally observant feels at home here - 365 days a year. We hope you do too.

 

Contact Us

 

325 East 6th Street
New York, NY 10003

info@sixthstreetsynagogue.org

(212) 473-3665

Like us on Facebook

 

THIS SUNDAY: Special Yom HaShoah Commemoration

05/04/2017 09:19:53 AM

May4


 

Please join us for a special Yom HaShoah commemoration
to be held in the synagogue this Sunday, May 7 at 5:00 PM.
Marion Blumenthal Lazan, a Holocaust survivor
and accomplished speaker, will address the congregation.

A candle lighting ceremony will follow,
featuring our members and guests, including:

Jeremy & Annie Watman

 Alan Feder

 Sharon Lebewohl

 Ira Orgel

 Marion Blumenthal Lazan
 

If you wish to participate, please contact Jeff Katz.

A light collation will follow the ceremony.

Please register on the event page if you plan to attend.

 

Tue, June 27 2017 3 Tammuz 5777