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Weekly Update: Shabbat Nitzavim Vayeilekh

09/08/2023 12:11:54 AM



Weekly Update: Shabbat Nitzavim Vayeilekh 5783


Candle Lighting: 6:59 PM
Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat: 7:00 PM
Shema After: 7:57 PM
Daf Yomi: 8:00 AM
Shacharit: 9:00 AM
Morning Shema Before: 9:42 AM
Avot: 5:45 PM
Mincha: 6:45 PM
Seudah Shelishit: 7:05 PM
Maariv: 7:47 PM
Havdallah: 7:57 PM



Friday Night Kiddush has been provided by the house.


Shabbat Day Kiddish has been sponsored by Meryle Cherrick Saslow and Ellen R. Cherrick in celebration of their completion of Tanakh Yomi.






We offer Blessings of Consolation to Amir Koren upon on the passing of his brother, Yaakov Koren.


Rabbi Bellino's Avot Class (the last of the season) will meet this week at 5:45 PM.


Get an early start on the New Year with Musical Selichot! The service will be led by Rabbi Bellino. Selichot begin this Saturday night, September 9th, at 10:00 PM.


Tot Shabbat will meet NEXT Shabbat in the Beit Midrash from 10:30-11:15 and is followed by the Kommunity Kinder Kiddush Klub. Our program aims to inspire and entertain children ages zero to six. Expect Shabbat songs, games, and all the cuteness.


The new fiscal year began on June 1st, so it is once again time for us to encourage membership, asking you to formalize and renew your annual commitments to our synagogueMembership dues go a long way in supporting our operating expenses, enhancing our thoughtful and unique programming, and allowing us to make many essential repairs and aesthetic improvements to our 175-year-old building. Your partnership in our rebuilding and revitalization is more important than ever. 



High Holy Days



Our High Holy Day services are predictably beautiful and efficient.


Saturday, September 9 First Night of Selichot (Begins at 10:00 PM)
Friday, September 15 Erev Rosh HaShana
Saturday, September 16 Rosh HaShana I
Sunday, September 17 Rosh HaShana II
Monday, September 18 Tzom Gedalia
Saturday, September 23 Shabbat Shuva (Drasha at 6:00 PM)
Sunday, September 24 Erev Yom Kippur (Kol Nidrei at 6:35 PM)
Monday, September 25 Yom Kippur

Family membership includes two free seats. Individual membership includes one free seat. Additional seats for members are $125 and all seats for non-members are $250.


For more information, click here.





Membership has almost no privileges.


But it's the right thing to do and it allows us to thrive. Won’t you please share in our great legacy and help us continue our impressive revitalization? There are, of course, various membership options and we hope that one works for you.


Membership Level  
Family $1000
Individual $550
Associate $300
Student $150


  • For Membership Renewal, please click here
  • For New Members, please click here

You can also Venmo us @sixthstreetsynagogue, or mail a check to 325 East 6th Street, New York, NY 10003.




Our weekday classes are being held on Zoom. For those of you who do not know, Zoom is a remote conferencing service that facilitates meetings online, by video and by phone. A useful instructional video may be found here. We strongly encourage you to download the free app to your phones and/or computers and then click the meeting links that we provide. If you do not have the technology to participate over the Internet, you may simply dial in. We will provide the links and numbers in a separate email as well as PDFs of any relevant class material. To access a schedule of upcoming classes, class materials, and zoom links, click here.



A REASONABLE READING OF PSALMS: Traditional commentaries and modern scholarship are used to make sense of this ancient text. Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30 PM. 


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


MASEKHET AVOT: An academic approach to the work that serves as an introduction to Rabbinic Judaism. Shabbat Afternoons, One hour before Mincha.





Downtown Community


We are thrilled to have Ellin Mitchell as the Yoetzet Halacha for the downtown community. Yoetzet Ellin 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 our recent e-mail about her appointment.


There are several local Kosher options that are open for take-out/delivery:

Bagel Boss at 263 First Avenue

Mocha Burger at 496 LaGuardia Place
Mocha Red at 137 4th Avenue

Sushi Tokyo at 121 19th Street

Mendy's at 441 Park Ave South


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.





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, follow us on Instagram, and subscribe to our YouTube channel for much more


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

(212) 473-3665

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