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April 2017
Sun, April 23, 2017
6:00 PM
Ansche Chesed

Joe’s Violin: A Yom HaShoah Program

Join us for a screening of the Oscar Nominated Documentary Short Film Joe's Violin, followed by a Q & A with Brianna Perez and Joe Feingold, the two people who are the focus of this film. In the award-winning short documentary film Joe's Violin, a donated musical instrument forges an improbable friendship between 91-year-old Holocaust survivor Joe Feingold and 12-year-old Bronx school girl Brianna Perez, showing how the power of music can bring light in the darkest of times and how a small act…

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Mon, April 24, 2017
1:00 AM
West End Synagogue, 190 Amsterdam Avenue, at 69th Street

YOM HASHOAH COMMUNITY READING OF THE NAMES

Each Year, Ansche Chesed participates with Synagogues on the Upper West Side and the JCC Manhattan in the annual commemoration of Yom HaShoah, by reading from books of names of those who perished in the Shoah. The Reading of the Names will begin on the evening of Sunday, April 23, from 10pm and continue through the night until Monday, April 24, at 8am. From 9am-7pm the reading continues at the JCC, in the 7th floor Beit Midrash and will conclude with a brief ceremony and Kaddish. Our synagogue…

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Tue, April 25, 2017
8:30 AM

BREAKFAST AND LEARN: MONTHLY MIDDOT

Join Rabbi Jeremy Kalmanofsky for some bagels and coffee at our morning learning session reflecting each month on the virtues -- e.g. courage, honesty, generosity, humility -- that make for excellent Jewish character. What makes these character virtues admirable and desirable? How do we apply them in modern life? How does a person acquire these traits?

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Fri, April 28, 2017
6:30 PM
Chapel

Kabbalat Shabbat

Each Friday evening Ansche Chesed comes together to welcome Shabbat in the chapel on the ground floor. Services are often followed by an oneg Shabbat or a more formal dinner with a speaker.

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Sat, April 29, 2017
11:00 AM
Chapel

Big Kids’ Service (children in Grade 3 through pre-bar/bat mitzvah)

This service delves into the structure and purpose of tefillot (prayers) and parshah (Torah portion). As they watch each other participate, children develop a feeling of community.

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Sat, April 29, 2017
11:15 AM
2nd Floor (Room 2S)

Yigdal Service (children preschool-age through Grade 2)

This service exposes children to a greater number of Shabbat tefillot (prayers) than are presented in the Mishpachah Service. Boys and girls are encouraged to help lead the prayers.

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Sat, April 29, 2017
11:15 AM
2nd Floor (Room 2N)

Mishpachah Service (children preschool-age and younger)

Babies and toddlers are exposed to the sights and sounds of Shabbat during this lively service. It is supplemented by fun and engaging songs, stories and movement

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Sat, April 29, 2017
8:30 PM
Ansche Chesed

Israel Looking Forward: A Conversation with MK Omer Barlev

Join Ansche Chesed and BINA: The Jewish Movement for Social Change for an intimate conversation with Member of Knesset עמר בר-לב - Omer Barlev (Zionist Union) in honor of Israel's 69th birthday, with a special focus on the future and how Israel can move forward constructively into its next decade. Mr. Barlev will share his own experience and insight on the topics of Israeli diplomacy, democracy, conflict, and peace - and on his own BARLEV INITIATIVE to ending the conflict. Free. RSVP Required. Click here to…

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Sun, April 30, 2017

UWS CELEBRATES ISRAEL

The Upper West Side celebrates Yom Ha'atzmaut together. Synagogues, schools, and Jewish organizations sponsor events throughout the UWS, celebrating the rich and complex culture, history, and people of Israel.

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