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October 2018

Tue, October 23, 2018
7:30 PM

Shirei Chesed Community Chorus

Founded in 2005, the chorus performs an eclectic repertoire inspired by the richness and diversity of Jewish music from around the globe, ranging from liturgical settings to Israeli songs, Hassidic niggunim and new compositions. Ability to carry a tune is important; reading Hebrew or music is not required.  Free for members; not members $90 per semester or $180 per year.  For more information please email NHirschhorn@AnscheChesed.org.

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Wed, October 24, 2018
5:30 PM

CSA Pickup

Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a mutually beneficial partnership in which urban consumers receive fresh, organic vegetables while sustaining the livelihoods and stewardship of regional farmers. In a CSA, the farmer pre-sells shares; the money goes to the cost of growing, distributing, and paying the farmer a living wage. Members of the Ansche Chesed CSA have the option of purchasing vegetable, fruit, egg and fresh flower shares from Garden of Eve — a certified organic farm on the east end of Long Island.  To…

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Wed, October 24, 2018
7:00 PM
Chapel

Talmud Study with Rabbi Kalmanofsky

The Secret Mysticism of the Talmud Generally, Talmud is the least esoteric sort of Jewish wisdom. The Sages' care mostly about often very mundane law, like property disputes and kashrut. But Talmud also has its own occult lore. This year in Wednesday night Talmud we will study the second chapter of Tractate Hagigah, which you can purchase on-line, or through our dear friends at West Side Judaica. We'll read stories of mystical rabbis, and we will supplement the Talmud's material…

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Wed, October 24, 2018
7:00 PM
Chapel

A Taste of the Other Israel—Short Film Screening and Discussion

Join us for a screening of three thought-provoking short films from the Other Israel Film Festival. The festival presents films that take an in-depth look into Israeli and Palestinian societies and minority populations in Israel. Watch, learn, and discuss topics important to Israel society today and make sure to join us for the festival from November 1-8 (more information available at: www.otherisrael.org). AT DAWN Dir. Omri Burstyn - 2015 - 19 min - Narrative Ali, an Arab in a group of radical…

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Sat, October 27, 2018
9:15 AM
Chapel

Shabbat Morning Study

Led by Rabbi Kalmanofsky and other synagogue members, sessions are on the weekly portion through the eyes of favorite commentators—ancient, medieval, and modern; midrashic, mystical, and academic.

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Sat, October 27, 2018
9:45 AM
Sanctuary

Sanctuary Service

The Sanctuary Service follows the traditional Conservative liturgy. We read the Torah on the annual cycle, completing the entire Torah each year.

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Sat, October 27, 2018
10:00 AM
6th Floor

West Side Minyan

The West Side Minyan is an egalitarian participatory group, offering a havurah experience within the Anshe Chesed Community. Our members take turns leading the services and managing administrative tasks; many of us learned davening and layning and dvar torah skills from more experienced minyan members who are very happy to teach. We read the Torah on a triennial cycle and have a group discussion following the Dvar Torah. A monthly pot luck lunch offers an extended opportunity to enjoy good…

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Sat, October 27, 2018
10:00 AM
5th Floor

Minyan M’at

Minyan M’at is an independent, traditional, egalitarian community within Ansche Chesed. Now more than 30 years old, our group of over 150 households comes together to daven (pray), to learn, to celebrate and to sustain each other.

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Sat, October 27, 2018
11:00 AM
Chapel

Big Kids’ Service (Kids Only, Grade 3 through B’nai 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, October 27, 2018
11:15 AM
2nd Floor (Room 2S)

Yigdal Service (Kindergarten 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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