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April 2018
Tue, April 10, 2018
6:15 PM

Teen Class

High School students are welcome to join the bi-weekly Tuesday class with Rabbi Kalmanofsky and Sam Hollander. Spring Semester: The Jewish People, America, Zionism, and Judaism How is Judaism like a religion, comparable to Christianity and Islam? How is it like a nation, comparable to France or Japan? For us American Jews, what is our connection to the modern state of Israel and to an ancestral homeland? Pizza will be served. Click here to register. For more info contact Sam.

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Wed, April 11, 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, April 11, 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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Thu, April 12, 2018
2:00 AM

Yom HaShoah Reading of the Names

LOCATION: Society for the Advancement of Judaism (SAJ), 15 West 86th Street 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 night of Wednesday, April 11 at 10pm and continue until Thursday, April 12, at 8am. Our synagogue has a designated 20 minute slot for members…

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Thu, April 12, 2018
7:30 PM

The Book Smugglers of the Vilna Ghetto: A Story of Spiritual Resistance

David Fishman’s new book The Book Smugglers tells the nearly unbelievable story of ghetto inmates who rescued thousands of rare books and manuscripts--first from the Nazis and then from the Soviets--by hiding them on their bodies, burying them in bunkers, and smuggling them across borders. It is a tale of heroism and resistance, of friendship and romance, and of unwavering devotion to literature and art. And it is entirely true! Based on Jewish, German, and Soviet documents, including diaries, letters,…

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Reading Time at AC
Mon, April 16, 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, April 18, 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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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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Tue, April 24, 2018
6:15 PM

Teen Class

High School students are welcome to join the bi-weekly Tuesday class with Rabbi Kalmanofsky and Sam Hollander. Spring Semester: The Jewish People, America, Zionism, and Judaism How is Judaism like a religion, comparable to Christianity and Islam? How is it like a nation, comparable to France or Japan? For us American Jews, what is our connection to the modern state of Israel and to an ancestral homeland? Pizza will be served. Click here to register. For more info contact Sam.

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Tue, April 24, 2018
7:30 PM
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