Week of Events
Hai School Musi-Spiel Rehearsals
Calling all K-8th grade actors, dancers, singes, and aspiring performers to join us for what promises to be our biggest, best Purim Spiel yet! This year's show is Hai School Musi-Spiel, based on Disney's beloved High School Musical.
Cinematters: NY Social Justice Film Festival
We are partnering with the JCC for their third annual Cinematters: NY Social Justice Film Festival, which will take place virtually January 13-17, 2022. Register with special BJ code cinebjesh22 for 25% off tickets.
It’s time for the BJ Theater Company’s annual Purim Shpiel. Each year, we produce a splashy, spectacular Shpiel with a fun-filled theme. This show is open to age 5-eighth graders, and no previous theater experience is necessary.
Come catch up with your friends after winter break, and play some of your favorite virtual games on Zoom. This event is intended for 3rd-6th graders.
The Hebrew Speaking Havurah continues! Each session, we discuss a different topic, with a different member leading it. Meetings will be in person (if in an enclosed space, masks will be required).
Join us for a relaxed hour with good conversation and your favorite drink. All are welcome.
In this year of shemita (sabbatical year), we will study rabbinic and hassidic texts on Shabbat, opening up a doorway to the 25 hour taste of the world to come. No previous textual experience necessary.
Join us for a Hebrew immersion class geared toward children 3 and 4-years-old. Children will gain a sense of community rooted in Jewish tradition while gaining exposure to Israeli culture.
Come join other BJ members in learning Ivrit (Hebrew) live and online. Our Hebrew course provides a comprehensive Hebrew-learning experience focusing on the skills needed for conversation. Whether you are a beginner or an intermediate student, we have a class for you!
Join us for the third event in this series with Lindsey Newman (B’chol Lashon, and Not Free to Desist), Rabbi Susan Talve, and Deborah Lauter for a timely conversation moderated by Rabbi Jill Jacobs.
This Zoom support group is for those who have lost a loved one to suicide. Facilitated by Rabbi Simkha Y. Weintraub, LCSW and Dr. Adena Greenberg, PhD, the support group will meet weekly on Wednesdays for six months.
Join your 8th grade friends for a hangout in the BJ Teen Lounge!
Engage with short stories about the lives, struggles, and concerns of the Talmudic rabbis, and uncover deeper layers of our own selves. No knowledge of Hebrew is required.
Join BJ Music Director Dan Nadel on Thursday evenings for an experience of beautiful, rejuvenating music and conversation with a variety of special guest musicians, just before transitioning into Arvit (the evening service).
Our guest speaker will be the Rev. Dr. Lakeesha Walrond. As the first woman and 12th President of New York Theological Seminary, Dr. Walrond is committed to preparing faith and thought leaders to engage relevant, restorative, and revolutionary ministry.
This event has been postponed, with a new date TBA.
Join vocalist Vanisha Gould, poet Sabrina Hayeem-Ladani, saxophonist John Ellis and BJ Music Director Dan Nadel on guitar as they present a program filled with the themes of freedom, liberation, rebirth, and song for Shabbat Shirah.