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Barukh Dayyan Ha'Emet - Robert Harris Tell

05/04/2022 10:37:20 AM

May4

 

We are saddened by the passing of Robert Harris Tell, father of Caroline Tell, father-in-law of Evan Gasman, and grandfather to Leo and Margot Gasman.
 
The funeral will be held on Thursday May 5th at 10:30 AM at Temple Emanuel (756 East Broad Street) in Westfield, New...Read more...

St. Purim's Day MEGILLAH

03/17/2022 08:30:46 AM

Mar17

 

 

Thursday, March 17th
8:00 AM: Shacharit
8:30 AM: Megillah

(If you are immunocompromised, you are invited to join over Zoom, here. As a backup, the Megillah will be broadcast on Instagram as well.

 

We are very grateful to our Purim Chaos Sponsors: Avi Beluca, The...Read more...

St. Purim's Day TONIGHT

03/16/2022 10:40:31 AM

Mar16

 

 

Wednesday, March 16th
7:00 PM: Maariv
7:15 PM: Megillah

To enter you must bring proof of vaccination. (If you are immunocompromised, you are invited to join over Zoom, here. As a backup, the Megillah will be broadcast on Instagram as well.)

Following the Megillah there...Read more...

Purim 5782

03/14/2022 02:45:33 PM

Mar14

Dear Friends,

Purim begins this Wednesday, March 16th. We plan to gather that night for Maariv at 7:00 PM and then read the...Read more...

Purim Charity

03/08/2022 04:01:46 PM

Mar8

Dear Friends,

Matanot L'Evyonim (gifts to the poor) is arguably the most important mitzvah of Purim. In the course of our own joy, we make it our duty to share with others, thus amplifying the spirit of unity that we read about in the Megillah, and extending the divine generosity shown...Read more...

Purim 5782

03/03/2022 08:09:16 PM

Mar3

Dear Friends,

We now find ourselves in the second month of Adar and so it's time to outline this year's Purim festivities. These...Read more...

CholentFest 8 is This Week!!!

02/08/2022 04:48:01 PM

Feb8

 

CholentFest - our annual Cholent competition - is back for an eighth year! Consistent with our COVID protocols the event will be a bit muted this year - and possibly outdoors - but fun and sorta delicious nevertheless. Come to CholentFest...Read more...

Sherman Shiva

01/20/2022 09:57:31 AM

Jan20

We are saddened by the passing of Nancy Sherman ז"ל,
mother of our member, Stanley Sherman.

Shiva will be held over Zoom.
Today (Thursday): Noon-2PM, 7-9PM
Friday: 10AM-Noon
Saturday: 7-9PM
Sunday: Noon-2PM, 7-9PM
Click to Join        Meeting Password:...Read more...

Barukh Dayyan Ha'Emet - Nancy Sherman

01/18/2022 03:49:46 PM

Jan18

We are saddened by the passing of Nancy Sherman ז"ל,
mother of our member, Stanley Sherman.

The funeral was held today (January 18th) in Portland, Oregon.

Stanley plans to return to New York for much of Shiva.
The details will be shared shortly.

Stanley may be reached by email,
Stanley@Maskarts.comRead more...

The Real History of Giving Tuesday

11/30/2021 09:48:31 AM

Nov30

Dear Friends,

The leadership of the Sixth Street Community Synagogue conceived of "Giving Tuesday" back in the early 1940s, after the newly-founded congregation enjoyed a rather materialistic "Cyber Monday." (The Wells Fargo Wagon was busy that year!) In...Read more...

Remembering Rabbi Sacks - Recordings

11/03/2021 11:16:31 AM

Nov3


Dear Friends,

Last Monday we beautifully observed the first Yahrtzeit of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks z"l in our synagogue. I am particularly grateful to our teacher, Professor Moshe Halbertal for his beautiful and...Read more...

IN TWO HOURS: Remembering Rabbi Sacks

10/25/2021 05:01:31 PM

Oct25


Dear Friends,

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks z"l was not only a world renowned Jewish thinker and leader. He was also a close and dear friend of the Jewish community in downtown Manhattan - of the students at NYU's...Read more...

Vaccination Policy

10/22/2021 03:07:46 PM

Oct22


We remind you that all Shabbat services (for this Shabbat and next) are restricted to the fully vaccinated and children under 12 years of age. Masks are required as well.
 

If you registered for High...Read more...

Remembering Rabbi Sacks

10/21/2021 05:48:32 PM

Oct21


Dear Friends,

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks z"l was not only a world renowned Jewish thinker and leader. He was also a close and dear friend of the Jewish community in downtown Manhattan - of the students at NYU's...Read more...

Remembering Rabbi Sacks

10/13/2021 06:12:18 PM

Oct13


Dear Friends,

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks z"l was not only a world renowned Jewish thinker and leader. He was also a close and dear friend of the Jewish community in downtown Manhattan - of the students at NYU's...Read more...

Barukh Dayyan Ha'Emet - Richard Marks

10/04/2021 08:42:47 PM

Oct4

We are saddened by the passing of Richard Marks ז"ל,
father of our friend, Harris Marks.

The funeral will take place tomorrow (October 5th) in Florida.

Harris will immediately return to Long Island for Shiva.
Shiva and Minyanim will be held outdoors.

 

Read more...

Tanakh Yomi 5782

10/01/2021 08:13:32 AM

Oct1

Dear friends,

As we begin a new cycle of Torah reading and study, I ask that you consider joining our synagogue in Tanakh Yomi, our (near) daily study of Bible that facilitates its completion in one year. You may find the 5782 schedule here.

Several years ago, after I noticed a significant gap in my own Jewish education, I devised this Tanakh Yomi program. Here's how it works:Read more...

Simchat Torah Festivities

09/27/2021 12:35:16 PM

Sep27

Dear Friends,

Simchat Torah on Sixth Street is both lovely and fun. Our parties and services tend to skew a bit early, with the celebration starting on Tuesday Afternoon. Please join us for any or all of the festivites!

Tuesday, 5:00 PM - Outdoor Pre-Party
Tuesday, 7:15 PM...Read more...

Simchat Torah Sponsorships

09/26/2021 12:39:15 PM

Sep26

 

There are many sponsorship opportunities for our Simchat Torah celebrations (Pre-Party, Party,  Bar, Keg, Snacks, Kiddush, Advil). Won't you please consider helping to sponsor the (outdoor) festivities?

Donate here or Venmo us (@sixthstreetsynagogue). Be sure to include...Read more...

Shiva TONIGHT

09/18/2021 07:53:32 PM

Sep18

We are saddened by the passing of Rabbi Jay Kitainik (יחיאל בן נחום יהודה) father of Neil Kitainik.

Tonight, Neil will observe Shiva and accept condolence visits in synagogue from 9:00-11:00 PM.

Shiva will continue at his family home (136-31 71st Road, Kew Gardens Hill, Queens) until Monday afternoon.Read more...

Barukh Dayyan Ha'Emet - Jay Kitainik

09/17/2021 08:34:32 AM

Sep17

We are saddened by the passing of Jay Kitainik (יחיאל בן נחום יהודה), father of Neil Kitainik.

The funeral will be held today (September 17th) at Schwartz Brothers Jeffer Memorial Chapels at 11:30 AM (114-03 Queens Blvd, Queens).

Read more...

Rosh HaShana Seating

09/05/2021 06:14:49 PM

Sep5

 

The seating for Rosh HaShana is now complete.  I have made every effort to preserve your regular seats and maintain some extra distance. These seats may not be your Yom Kippus seats... (It's complicated).

Read more...

Last Call for Rosh HaShana Seats

08/31/2021 06:12:24 PM

Aug31

 

We are presently finalizing the seating for Rosh HaShana. If you plan on joining us, it is imperative that you let us know NOW. 

We remind you that attendance will be limited to the fully-vaccinated (excluding children...Read more...

Two Reminders

08/26/2021 06:40:25 PM

Aug26

 

1. This Saturday Night is the First Night of Selichot. The service will be led by Meir Shapiro. We will begin at 10:30 PM. This service is restricted to those who are vaccinated. (Unvaccinated children under 12 are...Read more...

Barukh Dayyan Ha'Emet - Hilda Stewart

05/24/2021 08:42:55 PM

May24

We are saddened by the passing of Hilda Stewart, sister of Gloria Karpas.

The graveside funeral will be held on Wednesday (May 26th) at Mount Judah Cemetery at 10:15 AM.

Gloria will observe Shiva at her home (40 East...Read more...

Kabbalat Shabbat!!!

04/08/2021 08:21:24 AM

Apr8

 

Greetings Friends,

This Shabbat we plan to return to our beloved sanctuary for FRIDAY NIGHT services (in addition to Saturday morning). We feel that this is appropriate in light of improving conditions and increasing vaccination rates. As...Read more...

Update Shiva

03/04/2021 06:51:54 PM

Mar4

We are saddened by the passing of Sigmund Robinson (זושא יואל בן פסח), father of Cori Robinson.

  Shiva is being observed at the Robinson-Bellino home in Teaneck. There will be no in-person Shiva visits.    Zoom Shiva hours are as follows: Thursday: 7 - 9 PM
Friday: 10 AM - 1 PM Saturday: 7 - 10 PM Sunday: 10 AM - 12:30 PM, 6 - 9 PM To join the Zoom Shiva click here. Zoom ID: 896 1855 4766 Password: shiva Dial-in audio 1-646-558-8656; Meeting ID: 896 1855 4766
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Barukh Dayyan Ha'Emet - Sigmund Robinson

03/01/2021 08:30:54 PM

Mar1

We are saddened by the passing of Sigmund Robinson (זושא יואל בן פסח), father of Cori Robinson.

The graveside funeral will be held on Tuesday (March 2nd) at approximately 11:30 AM at New Montefiore Cemetery.

  To view...Read more...

TONIGHT: Purim 5781

02/25/2021 10:43:28 AM

Feb25

Dear Friends,

Purim begins tonight.

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Purim Charity

02/24/2021 08:22:38 AM

Feb24

 

Dear Friends,

Matanot L'Evyonim (gifts to the poor) is arguably the most important mitzvah of Purim. In the course of our own joy, we make it our duty to share with...Read more...

Tue, May 24 2022 23 Iyyar 5782