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Weekly Update: Shabbat Vayeira

11/02/2023 09:49:15 PM

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Weekly Update: Shabbat Vayeira 5784

 


Candle Lighting: 5:32 PM
Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat: 5:35 PM
Shema After: 6:33 PM
Daf Yomi: 8:00 AM
Shacharit: 9:00 AM
Morning Shema Before: 10:04 AM
Mincha: 5:15 PM
Seudah Shelishit: 5:35 PM
Maariv: 6:22 PM
Havdallah: 6:32 PM

 

 

Friday Night Kiddush has been sponsored by the Bellino Family in celebration of the 50th Wedding Anniversary of Norma & Victor.

 

Shabbat Morning Kiddush has been sponsored by Josephine & Eli Szus to celebrate their recent nuptials with their friends in New York City. Their families and friends have been so supportive and they could not have gotten to this point without them.

 

At Seudah Shelishit we will celebrate Richard McBee and Dana Friedman's completion of Masekhet Kiddushin and Seder Nashim.

 

 


 

News

 

We wish a Mazal Tov to Norma & Victor Bellino who will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary this Shabbat.

 

Rabbi Bellino's Psalms Class will continue this Tuesday evening. He will present Psalm LXXXVIII using both traditional commentaries and academic scholarship.

 

Rabbi Bellino's Foundations Class will continue this Wednesday evening. He will present continue his presentation of the various periods of Jewish History including the more important figures, writings, and external pressures and influences.

 

Last Monday night we hosted "Unorthodox Comedy - Israel Edition" a night of comedy intended to gather in solidarity for our Brothers and Sisters in Israel. Approximately  200 people attended and proceeds of the night were donated to United Hatzalah. The next Unorthodox Comedy will be December 11th. We are grateful to our friend Chani Lisbon for organizing. 

 

 


 

Israel in our Hearts

 

This Shabbat Day there will be a peaceful walk around Washington Square Park and Union Square Park to raise awareness of the hostages in Israel. Shabbat is a time to pause, connect, and reflect; yet, as long as our family in Israel are suffering, we cannot rest. The walk has been organized by Dr. Michelle Sarna, will begin at 2:00 PM at the Bronfman Center, and will take approximately one hour.

 

Please continue to stand with Israel by supporting the helpers. Our dear friends Rabbi Joe Wolfson and Jonathan Muhlrad have been leading the JLIC effort in Israel to support those who have lost so much. Our friends Penina Seidman, Leila Deluty, and Michelle Charnoff have been distributing supplies to reservists called upon to serve. You can venmo @sixthstreetsynagogue or donate on our website. Be sure to specify that your donation is for Israel Aid.

 

Please continue to you support each other. While this sort of peril and loss, as well as the emotional responses they engender, aren’t new to our national history, they are - in fact - new to most of us. Remember that we all come to the (kiddush) table with different psychological skill sets and traumas. Look out for one another, check in, and be flexible to, and understanding of, the broad spectrum that is the emotional health of others. We ask that when you speak to each other, you be mindful of potentially inflammatory language and gruesome content; particularly in the presence of children.

 

Find comfort in community as we process the daily horrors and pray for safety, peace, and consolation.

 

 


 

 

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

 

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

 



Classes

 

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. This week we will study Psalm XX.

 

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 not meet this Wednesday)

 

 

 


 

 

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.

 


 

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, 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

info@sixthstreetsynagogue.org

(212) 473-3665

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