Melodies of the Pesah Seder

Sanctuary 257 West 88th Street, New York, NY, United States

Learn new melodies, review old favorites—take part in this musical preparation for your seder, with Hazzan Ari Priven.

Teen Matzah Houses for Pesah

Sanders-Gardner Teen Lounge 270 West 89th Street, New York, NY, United States

BJ members, celebrate Pesah with fellow BJ teens and build a "gingermatzah" house!

Preparing for Pesah from the Inside Out

Remote Access Only NY, United States

Together with Rabbis Roly Matalon, Felicia Sol, and Becca Weintraub, we'll dive into texts and big ideas about the meaning of Pesah, and discuss how to prepare—both practically and spiritually.

Event Series Morning Minyan

Pesah Morning Services (First Day)

Sanctuary 257 West 88th Street, New York, NY, United States

Passionately traditional, boldly innovative, and deeply spiritual, services at BJ are like no other. Join us this first day of Pesah, for soul-stirring prayer, infused with melodies from across the Jewish world.

Out of the Narrow Place: Community Seder with Rabbi Sammy Kanter

Sanctuary 257 West 88th Street, New York, NY, United States

Let us come together in song, ritual, and celebration as we journey through the BJ Community Seder, led by Rabbi Sammy Kanter and enhanced by our team of musicians. The seder includes a full Pesah meal, elegantly provided by a Kosher caterer.

Event Series Morning Minyan

Pesah Morning Services (Second Day)

Sanctuary 257 West 88th Street, New York, NY, United States

Passionately traditional, boldly innovative, and deeply spiritual, services at BJ are like no other. Join us this second day of Pesah, for soul-stirring prayer, infused with melodies from across the Jewish world.

Event Series Morning Minyan

Shaharit Hol Hamo-ed Pesah

Rabbi Rachel Cowan Chapel 270 West 89th Street, New York, NY, United States

Develop a daily Jewish practice and help us make a minyan so our members can say kaddish for their loved ones. Join us every day on Zoom, and in person on Mondays, Thursdays, and other special days with Torah reading.

Event Series Morning Minyan

Shaharit Hol Hamo-ed Pesah

Rabbi Rachel Cowan Chapel 270 West 89th Street, New York, NY, United States

Develop a daily Jewish practice and help us make a minyan so our members can say kaddish for their loved ones. Join us every day on Zoom, and in person on Mondays, Thursdays, and other special days with Torah reading.

Event Series Kabbalat Shabbat

Kabbalat Shabbat

Sanctuary 257 West 88th Street, New York, NY, United States

Passionately traditional, boldly innovative, and deeply spiritual, services at BJ are like no other. This Shabbat and throughout Pesah, join us for soul-stirring prayer, infused with melodies from across the Jewish world.

Event Series Shabbat Morning Services

Shabbat Morning Services

Sanctuary 257 West 88th Street, New York, NY, United States

Passionately traditional, boldly innovative, and deeply spiritual, services at BJ are like no other. This Shabbat and throughout Pesah, join us for soul-stirring prayer, infused with melodies from across the Jewish world.

Event Series Morning Minyan

Shaharit Hol Hamo-ed Pesah

Rabbi Rachel Cowan Chapel 270 West 89th Street, New York, NY, United States

Develop a daily Jewish practice and help us make a minyan so our members can say kaddish for their loved ones. Join us every day on Zoom, and in person on Mondays, Thursdays, and other special days with Torah reading.

Event Series Evening Minyan

Pesah Evening Service (Seventh Evening)

Sanctuary 257 West 88th Street, New York, NY, United States

Passionately traditional, boldly innovative, and deeply spiritual, services at BJ are like no other. Join us this seventh night of Pesah, for soul-stirring prayer, infused with melodies from across the Jewish world.

Event Series Morning Minyan

Pesah Morning Services (Seventh Day)

Sanctuary 257 West 88th Street, New York, NY, United States

Passionately traditional, boldly innovative, and deeply spiritual, services at BJ are like no other. Join us this seventh day of Pesah, for soul-stirring prayer, infused with melodies from across the Jewish world.

Event Series Evening Minyan

Pesah Evening Service (Eighth Evening)

Sanctuary 257 West 88th Street, New York, NY, United States

Passionately traditional, boldly innovative, and deeply spiritual, services at BJ are like no other. Join us this eighth night of Pesah, for soul-stirring prayer, infused with melodies from across the Jewish world.

Yom Hashoah Commemoration and Film Screening: Etty Hillesum: Search for a Writer in Wartime

Sanctuary 257 West 88th Street, New York, NY, United States

Join us for a powerful commemoration of Yom Hashoah, as we come together for prayer, music, and ritual, in the presence of BJ’s Shoah Megillah, holding the names of family members of the BJ community who perished in the Holocaust. This year’s commemoration will also feature a screening of the film Etty Hillesum: Search for a Writer in Wartime.

Reading of the Names

Sanctuary 257 West 88th Street, New York, NY, United States

For 25 consecutive years, the Upper West Side community has gathered to read the names of those among the six million Jews murdered in the Holocaust. We come together this year for the 25th anniversary of this gathering, to read the names at BJ, where this Upper West Side ritual first began.

Zikaron BaSalon with Aviv and Base UWS

Base UWS

Aviv 20s and 30s are invited to join Base UWS to commemorate Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day). Zikaron BaSalon (Remembrance in the Living Room) encourages us to honor the lives of those who were lost in the Holocaust—and those who survived—through personal narrative.

19th Joint Memorial Day Ceremony

Congregation Beth Elohim (Ballroom) - 274 Garfield Place, Brooklyn, NY, United States

Combatants for Peace and The Parents Circle Families Forum are again co-hosting the Joint Memorial Day Ceremony, an annual event that brings Israelis and Palestinians together to unite in shared grief and to build hope. The event will be livestreamed from Israel, or join the in-person satellite event at CBE in Brooklyn.

Tekes Ma’avar (Transition Ceremony)

Sanctuary 257 West 88th Street, New York, NY, United States

The shift from the memorial of Yom Hazikaron to celebration of Yom Ha’atzma-ut is both challenging and crucial. Be part of our UWS community as we navigate this ma’avar, supporting one another through rituals of both sorrow and joy, uniting to express solidarity and strength.