Holidays

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Shavuot 101

Like many Jewish holidays, Shavuot is, in part, an agricultural celebration. Shavuot marks the first harvest. Shavuot also represents a milestone in the annual reenactment ...

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Holidays Events

Arvit for Tisha Be’Av

Venue: Sanctuary Location: 257 West 88th Street

Bring your flashlight and join us on the floor of the Sanctuary, as we transition into Tisha Be’Av with Arvit and the reading of Eikhah (Lamentations). 

Shaharit and Learning for Tisha Be’Av

Venue: Sanctuary Location: 257 West 88th Street

As the day of Tisha Be’Av begins, join us in person or online for Shaharit, followed by learning with the BJ rabbis.

Legend of Destruction: Film Screening and Discussion

Venue: Sanctuary Location: 257 West 88th Street

Join us for a screening and discussion of “Legend of Destruction,” depicting the Second Temple’s fall in 70 CE amid Roman rule. Created with 1,500 paintings by David Polonsky and Michael Faust, the film highlights themes of greed, corruption, and fanaticism.

Minha for Tisha Be’Av

Venue: Sanctuary Location: 257 West 88th Street

As Tisha Be’Av draws towards its close, join us in person or online for Minha.