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July 2018

Mon, July 30, 2018
8:00 PM

Scribblers on the Roof

Monday evenings in the summer, from 8 to 10pm. $5 suggested contribution. Join us on the Ansche Chesed roof to hear emerging and established Jewish writers read from their recent work. Beverages and books are available for purchase. If it rains, come anyway. We have a perfect indoor space. LAURA ESTHER WOLFSON, For Single Mothers Working as Train Conductors (https://amzn.to/2L5xTvk) Laura Esther Wolfson’s literary debut draws on years of immersion in the Russian and French languages; struggles to gain a…

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August 2018

Mon, August 6, 2018
8:00 PM

Scribblers on the Roof

Monday evenings in the summer, from 8 to 10pm. $5 suggested contribution.   Join us on the Ansche Chesed roof to hear emerging and established Jewish writers read from their recent work. Beverages and books are available for purchase. If it rains, come anyway. We have a perfect indoor space.   CHERISE WOLAS, The Family Tabor (https://amzn.to/2MmMxQ5)   Harry Tabor is about to receive the Man of the Decade award. As he enters his twilight years, this distinction seems like…

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September 2018

Sat, September 1, 2018
10:00 PM

Selichot: Chatati Is The Hardest Word

Chatati Is The Hardest Word Join us for Selichot services this Saturday, September 1. Our study with Rabbi Kalmanofsky begins at 10 pm, when we will reflect on our ritual confessions and personal apologies. What do we say? To whom? What do we include? What do we omit? The study session will include a writing exercise on personalizing confessions. Then, at 11 pm, please join Hazzan Hirschhorn, along with our long-time friends, AC member Mike Cohen on woodwinds and percussionist Ronnen…

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Sat, September 15, 2018
9:15 AM
Chapel

Shabbat Morning Study

Led by Rabbi Kalmanofsky and other synagogue members, sessions are on the weekly portion through the eyes of favorite commentators—ancient, medieval, and modern; midrashic, mystical, and academic.

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Sun, September 16, 2018
1:00 PM
$20

New Year / New You

"Create for me a pure heart, renew a steady breath within me." - Psalm 51   Join Rabbi Yael & NuYu Revolution Teachers for an Ansche Chesed New Year/New You Wellness Experience! As we begin the new year 5779, breathe, move, and connect with your body. BEGINNER YOGA * INTERMEDIATE YOGA * POSTURE CYCLE®   Advance registration is required EMAIL: SUSAN@NUYUREVOLUTION.COM CALL: (212) 663-1114 COST: $20 (+ TAX) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE: RABBIYAEL@ANSCHECHESED.ORG

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Thu, September 20, 2018
6:30 PM
3rd Floor (Room 3S)

CSA: Learn (or Re-learn) the Ancient Art of Pickling in Brine

Nowadays, probiotic foods like salt brine pickles are recognized as wonderful for the health, but long before that they were a means of food preservation and culinary enjoyment.   Come and learn how to pickle virtually anything at home, using only salt brine.   You can't buy these at the grocery store! Free pickling demo RSVP to Juliadharrington@gmail.com.

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Sat, September 22, 2018
9:15 AM
Chapel

Shabbat Morning Study

Led by Rabbi Kalmanofsky and other synagogue members, sessions are on the weekly portion through the eyes of favorite commentators—ancient, medieval, and modern; midrashic, mystical, and academic.

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Sun, September 23, 2018
10:00 AM

“YES YOU CAN!” WORKSHOPS FOR JEWISH LIVING

Four Part Series: SUN, September 23; SAT, December 1; SUN, January 27; MON, April 8 Every mitzvah you perform can be a poetic and spiritual moment for you, your friends and family, and community. Join Rabbi Kalmanofsky, Rabbi Hammerman, and Hazzan Hirschhorn for a series of ritual workshops throughout the year to expand your repertoire of the mitzvot you feel comfortable performing at home and in synagogue. A great way to learn how to make kiddush and havdalah, wear tallit…

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Tue, September 25, 2018
7:00 PM

Annual Sukkah Dinner & Sing Along

If you love music, but are not ready for a weekly commitment, bring more melodies and harmonies to your holiday celebration by joining Hazzan Hirschhorn and Shirei Chesed for Sing Along event during Sukkot. Partake in a festive meal on our rooftop Sukkah, bring your family, a friend or two, and a dairy or pareve dish to share. We will pick the most beautiful and fun Jewish folk songs from Israel and beyond to sing the night away!

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Wed, September 26, 2018
5:30 PM

CSA Pickup

Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a mutually beneficial partnership in which urban consumers receive fresh, organic vegetables while sustaining the livelihoods and stewardship of regional farmers. In a CSA, the farmer pre-sells shares; the money goes to the cost of growing, distributing, and paying the farmer a living wage. Members of the Ansche Chesed CSA have the option of purchasing vegetable, fruit, egg and fresh flower shares from Garden of Eve — a certified organic farm on the east end of Long Island.  To…

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