Jewish Meditation with Rabbi Shuli Passow

Remote Access Only NY, United States

Start your day with soulfulness and equanimity with this weekly mindfulness meditation practice, led by Rabbi Shuli Passow, and informed by themes from the Torah portion.

Hanukkah Chair Yoga Practice

Remote Access Only NY, United States

Join BJ member Joni Brenner for an exploration of safe and opening movements in our chair yoga session. Bringing in the themes of Hanukkah, we will explore resilience, bringing in light and warmth. This class is appropriate for all bodies.

The Light and Legacy of Rachel Cowan

Museum of Jewish Heritage 36 Battery Place, New York, NY, United States

The Institute for Jewish Spirituality and the Museum of Jewish Heritage will be presenting a screening of Dying Doesn’t Feel Like What I’m Doing, a movie celebrating the life of IJS co-founder, activist, and community organizer Rabbi Rachel Cowan z”l.

BJ Teen Winter Retreat

Location given upon registration

We are thrilled to share that we will be taking BJ Teens in 8th-12th grade out of the city for Shabbat, Dec 3-5, 2021. Our teens will have a chance to rejuvenate, reconnect, and have a blast together!

Let it Shine: Music for Hanukkah with Shira and Dan

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

Just before Kabbalat Shabbat, join Shira Averbuch and Dan Nadel for songs of personal and communal light, celebrating the holiday of Hanukkah.

Shabbat Morning In-Person Service (K-2nd grade)

Reception Room 270 West 89th Street, New York, NY, United States

We are excited to bring back this lively service for one Shabbat in December. This service, led by Michelle Geisler, features songs, stories, and more for families with children in K through 2nd Grade.

Event Series Kulanu


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

Kulanu means “all of us” in Hebrew, and this Shabbat morning service really is for everyone! Kulanu is a fun, welcoming, and engaging space for 3rd-6th graders and their families.

Sparks of Creation: A Creative Arts Lab for Hanukkah

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

Join us as we bring the Shabbat of Hanukkah to a close for an interactive evening of the arts as a vehicle for exploring light, creativity, and Hanukkah! We’ll gather in person before breaking off into workshops. Remote options also available.

BJ Theater Company Hanukkah Play Performance

Rooftop 270 West 89th Street, New York, NY, United States

In a splashy, spectacular musical revue, BJ's pre-k-5th grade performers will shine on stage and help us celebrate a very happy Hanukkah! Don't miss this fun-filled chance to watch our youngest performers sing and dance their hearts out!

The Joy of Learning

Remote Access Only NY, United States

Join the JCC on Zoom for an afternoon of text study with Rabbis Angela Buchdahl, David Ellenson, Naamah Kellman, Roly Matalon, and Adam Mintz to celebrate the dedication of the Rabbi Joy Levitt Beit Midrash.

Reimagining Criminal Justice, Policing, and Security in New York City

Remote Access Only NY, United States

What does a truly safe, and truly just, society look like? Join us for our second program on policing and security in New York City, featuring a conversation with Alvin Bragg, Udi Ofer, Renita Francois, and Anthonine Pierre.

Event Series Mishnah After Minyan

Mishnah After Minyan

Remote Access Only NY, United States

Join Rabbi Rebecca Weintraub on Tuesday mornings as we explore Mishnah Brakhot: the first tractate of the six books of Mishnah and the beginning of our oral Torah. 

Event Series Shirah with Shira

Shirah with Shira

Frankel Hall 257 West 88th Street, New York, NY, United States

Join us for a Hebrew immersion class geared toward children 3- and 4-years old. Shira Averbuch will lead children with their parents and caregivers in music, stories, and movement rooted in Jewish tradition, while providing exposure to Israeli culture.

Event Series Introduction to Judaism

Introduction to Judaism

Remote Access Only NY, United States

This course offers an overview of the core beliefs, practices, and history of Judaism and the Jewish people, for both those just beginning to explore Jewish life and those who would like to participate more fully in the Jewish community.

December Blood Drive

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

Twice a year, we have the opportunity to provide this essential service to the community through the New York Blood Center. Save a life and donate at the BJ Blood Drive.