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March 2018
Thu, March 15, 2018
7:30 PM
Fri, March 16, 2018
7:30 PM

Mahloket Leshem Shamayim: Sacred Art of Disagreeing, with Rabbi Amy Eilberg

Join us for Shabbat Dinner as we welcome Rabbi Amy Eilberg (the first woman ordained as a Conservative Rabbi by The Jewish Theological Seminary) as our scholar in residence. Rabbi Eilberg will discuss Mahloket Leshem Shamayim, the Sacred Art of Disagreeing.

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Sat, March 17, 2018
12:30 PM

Mahloket Leshem Shamayim: Sacred Art of Disagreeing, with Rabbi Amy Eilberg Potluck Lunch

Join us for a potluck Shabbat lunch after davening to welcome our Scholar In Residence Rabbi Amy Eilberg, (the first woman ordained as a Conservative Rabbi by The Jewish Theological Seminary) as our scholar in residence. Rabbi Eilberg will discuss Mahloket Leshem Shamayim, the Sacred Art of Disagreeing. This is a potluck meal, so we invite you to bring food according to the following schedule: If your last name begins with A through D, please bring a salad. If your last…

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Mon, March 19, 2018
7:00 PM

Konstanty Gebert: How Political Developments in Poland are Impacting the Jewish Community Today

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki’s Cabinet approved a bill which would criminalize the use of the phrase “Polish death camps” in reference to Nazi-run extermination camps in occupied Poland. Come here Konstanty Gebert speak about how this law, and other developments, are impacting the Jewish community in Poland.   Gebert is co-founder of the (unofficial) Jewish Flying University, 1979 and, in September 1980 in Warsaw, of an independent white-collar trade union that soon merged with Solidarność. After avoiding interment in…

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Wed, March 21, 2018

All Programs Except Morning Minyan and Shelter are Cancelled

Due to the snow storm, all programs except Morning Minyan and Shelter are Cancelled.

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Mon, March 26, 2018
7:00 PM
Ansche Chesed Kitchen

Kasher for Passover

Have questions about kashering for Passover? Want to bring over some of your own utensils, pots, and pans to kasher? Join Rabbi Jeremy Kalmanofsky, who will answer your questions and assist you in kashering.

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Wed, March 28, 2018
12:30 PM

Prepping for Pesach a Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Kalmanofsky

Join Rabbi Jeremy Kalmanofsky as we explore the Passover Hagaddah in preparation for Pesach. We invite you to bring lunch and your questions to help make your Passover seder unforgettable. Don’t worry, your lunch does not have to be Pesadik.

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April 2018
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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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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