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April 2017
Sun, April 2, 2017
June 2017
Mon, June 5, 2017
10:00 AM
JCC Manhattan, Amsterdam Ave. at 76th Street

IDNYC Card Enrollment Made Easy

The JCC Manhattan and the Synagogue Coalition for the Refugee and Immigration Crisis (SCRIC) will co-sponsor an IDNYC Pop-Up Enrollment Center. New York City residents are now able to sign up for IDNYC - a government-issued identification card that is available to all City residents age 14 and older. Immigration status does not matter. An IDNYC card is a broadly accepted, official form of identification that is accepted by NYC services and programs and also comes with a variety of…

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Mon, June 19, 2017
6:00 PM

The New Sanctuary Coalition of New York Training

The New Sanctuary Coalition of NYC is an interfaith network of congregations, organizations, and individuals, standing publicly in solidarity with families and communities resisting detention and deportation in order to stay together. One of its major projects is the Accompaniment Program which has provided support to hundreds, if not thousands, of immigrants facing deportation or detention. The program pairs immigrants in final removal proceedings with volunteers who accompany them to their required, periodic check-ins with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and…

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October 2017
Sun, October 22, 2017
11:00 AM

Riverside Park Cleanup

Come out and enjoy a beautiful autumn day with other members of the AC community and help us take care of our park! Everyone welcome. Children under age 10 must be closely supervised. We will be working in an area near the synagogue. A wonderful opportunity to see friends and make new ones as we take care of this valuable part of our larger community. Click here to see more details.

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Sun, October 29, 2017
7:30 PM

Annual Midnight Run

Join Ansche Chesed members in collecting, sorting, and distributing food, clothing, and toiletries to homeless New Yorkers. You can learn more about the organization at www.midnightrun.org. How can I make a difference ahead of the run? 1. Donate gently used clothing and toiletries (from 10/13 - 10/29) in the lobby 2. Donate money to buy food, underwear and toiletries - donations should be made out to Ansche Chesed with a note that it's for the Midnight Run How can I make a difference the day…

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November 2017
Thu, November 9, 2017
7:00 PM

Shifting Ground; Immigration. Refugees. DACA.

WHY DO CHANGES IN POLICY MATTER TO US? WHAT CAN WE DO TO HELP? Join Ansche Chesed and the Synagogue Coalition for the Refugee and Immigrant Crisis for an evening focusing on the current changes to policy, and how they impact immigrants and refugees. Learn what we can and must do to advocate for change and assist those in need, as we hear from a DACA recipient, Rabbi Jeremy Kalmanofsky, representatives from HIAS and Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights,…

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Sun, November 19, 2017
4:00 PM

It’s An Emergency! Homelessness In NYC

"You have at least 70,000 homeless on any given day, between those on the street and those in shelters. It's an emergency." - Michael Greenberg from an interview in Slate, 8/8/17. Michael Greenberg, distinguished journalist with experience covering homelessness in New York City, will provide an informative and dynamic overview of NYC homelessness and the major contributors to the problem in our city. In a recent article in The New York Review of Books, Greenberg wrote that: "New York City…

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March 2018
Sun, March 18, 2018
10:30 AM

Passover Package Delivery with DOROT

Brighten the day of a senior! Share the joy and warmth of Passover with an elder by delivering a package of traditional holiday foods and visiting for about an hour. Join others from Ansche Chesed for this important and rewarding mitzvah. We'll meet as a group for an orientation and then break up into pairs or families for our visits. A number of us participated in the previous package delivery and found it an easy and meaningful way to support…

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April 2018
Sun, April 22, 2018
10:00 AM

Earth Day Riverside Park Clean-Up

Come out and enjoy a beautiful spring day with other members of the Ansche Chesed community and help us take care of our park! Everyone is welcome. Children under the age of 10 must be closely supervised. We will be working in an area near the synagogue. This is a wonderful opportunity to see friends and make new ones as we take care of this valuable part of our larger community. Rain or shine! Meet at Riverside Park: 91st Steet River…

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June 2018
Mon, June 18, 2018
6:30 PM

Volunteer at Trinity Place Shelter

The mission at Trinity is to help homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ) youth and young adults to safely transition out of the shelter system and grow into independent, positive, and productive adults.

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