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October 2019

Sun, October 27, 2019
10:00 AM
West End Avenue and 100th Street

AC Greening Committee’s Annual Swap and Share

Donate clean, used housewares in good condition Housewares only (cooking equipment, serving items, tableware, linens and towels, vases, bric-a-brac, artwork, toys, etc) NO BOOKS AND NO CLOTHING Ansche Chesed reserves the right to refuse any item. Any items left at 2pm will be recycled or thrown away at the discretion of Ansche Chesed. Take any housewares you want for free Anyone can take something. You do NOT need to bring something to take something. You can take as many items…

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Mon, October 28, 2019
7:00 PM
5th Floor

Ethical Wills: A Values Vault for Future Generations©

Ethical wills, sometimes called spiritual or legacy letters, are resources Jews have used for centuries to articulate and pass on deeply held values and beliefs. Historically, they were letters written by parents to children; now they often address a wider circle of friends and family, and can come in audio, video, or other creative formats. No matter the format, they contain a person’s moral legacy, including stories, life lessons, and blessings for the future. There are many reasons to make…

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Tue, October 29, 2019
7:30 PM

Shirei Chesed Community Chorus

Founded in 2005, our 4-part chorus has grown to 50 voices! This year we are preparing for a Concert Jewish Songs of Love from Around the World, on Sunday, April 7 at 4pm, At this point in the year, only experienced singers are invited to join. Free for members; non-members pay $90 per semester or $180 per year. Free for members; not members $90 per semester or $180 per year.  For more information please email NHirschhorn@AnscheChesed.org.

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Tue, October 29, 2019
8:00 PM
Ansche Chesed

Israeli Fiction Book Club

Join us monthly for Ansche Chesed’s first book club. This year, member Jeremy Caplan will lead a book club focusing on Israeli fiction, covering a range of contemporary and classic Israeli writers including Amos Oz, Etgar Keret, S.Y. Agnon, Meir Shalev and more. This group will gather to discuss the books, and get to know one another in a relaxed, comfortable setting. October 29: Three Floors Up, by Eshkol Nevo. December 10: The Bus Driver Who Wanted To Be God…

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Wed, October 30, 2019
7:30 PM

Levana: A Rosh Chodesh Group for Women

Welcome the new Hebrew month with Levana – AC’s new Rosh Chodesh group for those who identify as women. Come for community, conversation, and a cup of tea. Bring old friends or make new ones, as we learn about and from each other. Gatherings are member-led and supported by our female clergy, Rabbi Yael and Hazzan Natasha. Open to AC members and non-members at any age and stage. RSVP appreciated, but walk-ins welcome. Questions? Please contact Stephanie Rose or Rabbi Yael.

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Thu, October 31, 2019
7:00 PM

An Introduction to Mussar

This Fall, Ansche Chesed member Rabbi Judith Edelstein will lead a four session course on Mussar. Mussar is a thousand-year-old body of teachings and practices that provide distinctively Jewish answers to the questions we all ask about life. Mussar guides you in identifying your unique, personal path of spiritual growth and offers practices to assist you on your journey. Come join us for this introductory session to get a sense of what you can expect, and see if it is…

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November 2019

Mon, November 4, 2019
7:30 PM

On The Anniversary of Rabin’s Assassination: Combatants For Peace

In 2006, Israeli and Palestinian former combatants, people who had taken an active role in the conflict, laid down their weapons and established Combatants for Peace. The egalitarian, bi-national, grassroots movement was founded on the belief that the cycle of violence can only be broken when Israelis and Palestinians join forces. As a result of their work, they were nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, 2017. Join us as to hear from Tuly Flint, a former Lieutenant Colonel in the…

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Tue, November 5, 2019
7:30 PM

Shirei Chesed Community Chorus

Founded in 2005, our 4-part chorus has grown to 50 voices! This year we are preparing for a Concert Jewish Songs of Love from Around the World, on Sunday, April 7 at 4pm, At this point in the year, only experienced singers are invited to join. Free for members; non-members pay $90 per semester or $180 per year. Free for members; not members $90 per semester or $180 per year.  For more information please email NHirschhorn@AnscheChesed.org.

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Fri, November 8, 2019
6:30 PM
Hirsch Hall

The Wide Horizon of American Jewry: Chabad “Beyond Black and White”

Chabad attracts friends, followers, and supporters worldwide yet is not without controversy. What attracts Jews to this spiritual/practical path? How did it become such a global brand? Rabbi Joe Kanofsky grew up in a liberal community and earned a PhD in Literature under Elie Wiesel. He also met the Lubavitcher Rebbe in 1989 as part of an undergraduate course on Hasidism, and has been engaged with this path ever since. Rabbi Kanofsky is an excellent interpreter who can help our…

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Sat, November 9, 2019
5:15 PM
5th Floor

Havdalah Service and Sandwich-Making

Adults and children will gather to celebrate the conclusion of Shabbat and then continue our time together making sandwiches and packing up snacks for a local soup kitchen. This program takes place at Ansche Chesed, 5th floor. Please use the Registration form below to sign up for the event. NOTE: We will be buying most of the supplies, but there are snacks that we are hoping the community can contribute.  

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