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Weekly Update: Shabbat Emor 5779

05/16/2019 10:28:19 PM

May16

 


Weekly Update: Shabbat Emor 5779

 

 
 

Shabbat Information

 

Friday Night Kiddush

has been sponsored by
The
Bellino Family
in observance of the 68th Yahrtzeit of

Anna Smith יענטע בת בערל
(Rabbi Bellino's Great-Grandmother)
and in memory of
Modi's First Bar Mitzvah

 

This week's delicious 

 Meat Kiddush

has been sponsored

by the Rosenfeld Family
in celebration of
Bezalel's Second Bar Mitzvah

 

Seudah Shelishit
has been sponsored
by many congregants
in observance of
the Sheloshim
of Shelly Shapiro

 

Shabbat Times

Candle-lighting Before

 

7:49 PM

Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat

 

7:00 PM

Repeat Shema After

 

8:57 PM

Daf Yomi

  8:00 AM

Shacharit

  9:00 AM
Shema Before   9:14 AM
Sermon   10:30 AM
Avot   6:35 PM
Mincha   7:35 PM
Seudah Shelishit   7:55 PM
Maariv   8:46 PM
Havdalah   8:57 PM

 

See the shul calendar for davening times and events.

 
 


We are on Summer Schedule, with Friday Mincha and Kabbalat Shabbat held at 7:00 PM (This will continue until September 20th!). Please join us as we enjoy beautiful davening, thoughtful Torah study, and our wonderful community.

 

This Shabbat we celebrate Bezalel "SOL" Rosenfeld's Second Bar Mitzvah! We wish him continued good health, mazel, and strength.
 

Rabbi Bellino's class in Avot continues this Shabbat at 6:35 PM. The class will focus on the plain-sense meaning of the text, utilizing academic and traditional approaches, but will also focus on the the classic commentary of Rabbi Ovadiah Bartenura.

All Shabbat services are held in our main sanctuary

 

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 saddened by the passing of our member, Benay Reininger, beloved wife of Henry Reininger, and sister of Roslyn Blatt

 

We wish a Mazal Tov to Annie Watman upon being selected by The Jewish Week for inclusion in their annual 36 Under 36 list of emerging young leaders.

 

Membership Drive: With a new fiscal year beginning (June 1st), it is now once again time for us to encourage membership - to ask that you formalize and renew your annual commitments to our synagogue.

 

Membership Level Before June 30 After June 30
Family (Includes 2 RH/YK Tickets) $900 $1000
Individual (Includes 1 RH/YK Ticket)    $500 $550
Associate  $300 $300
Student $150 $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. If you prefer, membership payments may be made in installments, which can be easily set up through our website. Should you have any questions, please contact our treasurer, Alan Schwartz, or our Rabbi.


Annual Membership Meeting: We invite all members in good standing to attend the annual meeting of our membership and election of officers, which will be held in the synagogue on Tuesday, May 28th, 2019.

Tot Shabbat Next Shabbat: Children and their parents are invited to Tot Shabbat next week, Parshat Behar, May 25th. Please join us for open play in the Beit Medrash at 10:00 AM, followed by the formal Tot Shabbat program promptly at 10:45 AM. Parent participation and feedback helps us create a nurturing and educational environment for our youngest members--so join us on May 25th!

Sixth Street Parents Committee: Our Sixth Street parents committee is planning a number of events for our youngest members and the larger community, and we want you to know about them! The Sixth Street Parents Google group is where events are publicized, meetings are called, and babysitters' contacts are shared. If you'd like to be added to the group, please email Jeremy.


Torah Readers: We are looking for men who can prepare to read at Shabbat Mincha (and possibly at Shacharit during the week as well) throughout the year. A schedule of readers is being maintained. If you can commit to any dates, please contact Rabbi Bellino. We are grateful to Jeremy Newberger who will read this week. We are also looking for women to prepare aliyot for a Women’s Torah Reading in the near future. Rabbi Bellino is happy to help anyone learn how to prepare a reading.

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 Shabbat Kiddush for sponsorship is June 8th (Shabbat Bamidbar).
 



Events


May 23rd- Lager Ba'Omer VI: Beer fest + Lag Ba'Omer = Lager Ba'Omer at Sixth Street Synagogue. The sixth annual event will be a fun time for all craft beer enthusiasts and students of Beer Yochai. Please visit the event page for much more info.

SAVE THE DATES

May 23 - Lager Ba'Omer
May 28 - Annual Membership Meeting

June 8 - Shavuot Dinner & Torah Study
June 22 - Shabbat Scholar Rav Judah Mischel

 



Classes

 

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.

 

RABBINIC STORY TELLING: A literary analysis of the stories told by the Rabbis of the Talmud. Wednesdays 8:00-9:00 PM.


AVOT: Rabbi Bellino will present the five chapters of Avot and Perek Kinyan HaTorah, starting after Passover. Shabbat afternoons, 1 hour before Mincha.
 

 


 

 

Downtown Community

 


We are thrilled to have Shifra Friedman as the Yoetzet Halacha for the downtown community. Yoetzet Shifra 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 Kosher options in our neighborhood including:

Bagel Boss at 263 First Avenue

Mocha Burger at 496 Laguardia Place

Sushi Tokyo at 121 West 19th Street
Falafix at 96 Stanton Street

 

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 and follow us on Instagram for much 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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Mon, June 24 2019 21 Sivan 5779