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May 2018
Sat, May 12, 2018
7:20 PM

Seudah Shelishit with Rabbi Yael Hammerman

Join the Ansche Chesed community and Rabbi Yael Hammerman to study some Torah teaching with us over a light snack. This event will also include some unstructured time for people to get to know Yael better, to ask her questions about her goals and work and share their own thoughts about how Ansche Chesed can continue to thrive.

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Reading Time at AC
Mon, May 14, 2018
7:30 PM

Keeping Up With The Kinder: Judaism Crash Course

Join Rabbi Yael for a “Judaism Crash Course” geared at parents who would like to strengthen their own Jewish knowledge, skills and comfort level. Open to individuals of any religious background. We will explore the Jewish holiday cycle and synagogue building, navigate through the Siddur (prayer book) and Chumash (Bible), and work together to connect with what our kids are learning in their Jewish education. Contact Rabbi Yael to join the fun.

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Wed, May 16, 2018
7:00 PM
Chapel

Talmud Study with Rabbi Kalmanofsky

This year we will study material from the first chapters of Bava Batra (in the Artscroll Talmud available at West Side Judaica or online) about the duties that neighbors have regarding each other's property. These sections will have interesting implications for economic competition, environmental safeguards and communal welfare in the modern age.

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Wed, May 16, 2018
7:30 PM
5th Floor North

Shirei Chesed Community Chorus

Inspired by the diversity of Jewish music around the globe, from liturgical settings, Israeli songs, Hassidic niggunim, and new compositions. Ability to carry a tune is important. Free for members; non-members $90 per semester or $180 per year. For more info, please email NHirschhorn@anschechesed.org.

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Fri, May 18, 2018
7:30 PM
Hirsch Hall

Tikkun Shavuot in the Zohar – An Invitation To Take Part In The Torah

Melila Hellner-Eshed is a senior research fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem. She has taught for the past 25 years Jewish mysticism and Zohar at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and serves on the faculty of the Institute of Jewish Spirituality. She has been teaching and working with Jewish communities around the world. Her publications include A River Flows from Eden: The Language of Mystical Experience in the Zohar (Stanford University Press, 2009) and her new book "Seekers of…

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Sat, May 19, 2018
7:30 PM
JCC

Pre-Kun: Biblical Stories of Tyranny and Resistance

Join Ansche Chesed members to study "Biblical Stories of Tyranny and Resistance," where humble characters rebuke kings, and prophets speak truth to power.

Hazzan Hirschhorn will talk about the Daughters of Zelophad and the history of women becoming cantors; Kara Tav will teach about the "wise woman of Tekoa," who taught King David a thing or two; Sam Hollander will speak about Daniel, who navigated Nebuchadnezzar's court. And if time remains, Rabbi Kalmanofsky will talk about Michaya ben Imla and the prophecy of doom.

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Sat, May 19, 2018
10:00 PM

Tikkun Leil Shavuot at JCC Manhattan

No fewer than nine AC members are among the presenters at the UWS Tikkun Leil Shavuot, including: Igal Harmelin, Amy Kalmanofsky, Sheila Lewis, Sheldon Lewis, Ruby Namdar, John Podhoretz, Stephanie Ruskay, and Abby Treu, as well as Rabbi Kalmanofsky. We congratulate Abby Treu for organizing this amazing event, from her position at the JCC!

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Wed, May 23, 2018
7:00 PM
Chapel

Talmud Study with Rabbi Kalmanofsky

This year we will study material from the first chapters of Bava Batra (in the Artscroll Talmud available at West Side Judaica or online) about the duties that neighbors have regarding each other's property. These sections will have interesting implications for economic competition, environmental safeguards and communal welfare in the modern age.

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Wed, May 23, 2018
7:30 PM
5th Floor North

Shirei Chesed Community Chorus

Inspired by the diversity of Jewish music around the globe, from liturgical settings, Israeli songs, Hassidic niggunim, and new compositions. Ability to carry a tune is important. Free for members; non-members $90 per semester or $180 per year. For more info, please email NHirschhorn@anschechesed.org.

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