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Upcoming Special Events Details

  • 2019/20 Benefit Events --- Save these Dates! Fall Benefit: Monday, November 18th, 2019 Spring Anniversary Celebration: Monday, March 23rd, 2020 More details to follow.
    Posted Jun 28, 2019, 1:58 PM by Ezrath Israel
  • Weekly Torah Study for Adults No Class through the Summer. We’ll resume in the Fall, studying the Book of Deuteronomy, uptown at 96th St., $10 donation gratefully accepted. To call in please contact Rabbi Jill.
    Posted Jun 28, 2019, 12:39 PM by Ezrath Israel
  • Erev Tisha B'Av (Saturday, August 10th, 2019, 7pm) Service and Film: The Presence of Their Absence, the story of Fred Zaidman, a Los Angeles son of Holocaust survivors, on a journey of discovery to trace his roots and “inherited trauma.” Talk back with the Director, Donna Kanter, Q& A, and food suitable for the holiday after the service. The Presence of Their Absence follows Fred Zaidman, the son of Holocaust survivors, on a journey to trace his inherited trauma.  Armed with determination and scant clues from his late parents, he ventures into the unknown.  With helpers in Poland, Israel, and Germany, and an unlikely source – a Baptist minister in Atlanta who guides him through a cemetery in Poland – Fred finds his roots in the ashes of the Shoah ...
    Posted Jul 15, 2019, 10:45 AM by Ezrath Israel
  • Special Torah Chanting Service (Saturday, July 27th, 2019, 10:30am) Special Torah Chanting Service and Pre-Bar Mitzvah Celebration for Benjamin Feingold, Parashat Shofetim (yes, this is correct!) Special Oneg Shabbat Lunch sponsored by Benny’s proud parents, Rob and Kris Feingold. All are welcome.Additional Upcoming Shabbat Services:Saturday, June 29, 2019, 10:30 AM. Service, Discussion of Parashat Shelach Lecha, and Oneg Shabbat. Friday, July 5, 2019, 7 PM. Service and Oneg sponsored by Sharon Snyder in loving memory of her brother Daniel. Saturday, July 6th, 2019, 10:30 AM. Friday, July 12th, 2019, 7 PM. Saturday, July 13th, 2019, 10:30 AM. Friday, July 19th, 2019, 7 PM. Saturday, July 20th, 2019, 10:30 AM. Friday, July 26th, 2019, 7 PM.
    Posted Jun 28, 2019, 12:37 PM by Ezrath Israel
  • Rabbi Jill's 13th year Celebration (Friday, June 28th, 2019, 7pm) Service with music and Oneg Shabbat sponsored by Barbara Bova for Rabbi Jill’s 13 years at The Actors’ Temple, with musicians Aron Bederson, and Judy Buchman and comedian Zygy Susser.
    Posted Jun 28, 2019, 10:51 AM by Ezrath Israel
  • Shavuot Services (June 8-9, 2019) EREV SHAVUOT, Saturday, June 8, 2019, 6 PM: Potluck Dairy Dinner, Shavuot Holiday Service, Study Session follows the service. Come and eat blintzes, cheesecake, and more and ascend to receiving the holy Torah. Please bring a dairy dish to share. Lily Galperin plays a piano program of the French Baroque during dinner. SHAVUOT Morning, Sunday, June 9, 2019, 10:30 AM: Holiday Torah Service, Chanting of the Ten Commandments. Haftarah chanted by Ira Helf. Yizkor will be said. Oneg follows the service.
    Posted Jun 28, 2019, 10:54 AM by Ezrath Israel
  • 80th Anniversary of the Voyage of the S.S. St. Louis (Friday, May 31st, 2019, 7pm) A Talk and PowerPoint presentation, by Robert Shapiro, J.D., PhD. With special guest, Judith Steele, who was on the St. Louis. Oneg sponsored by Sanford and Paul Kravitz in loving memory of their Mother, Devorah Kravitz. A brand new Projector has been donated by Barbara Bova for the occasion and for other events.
    Posted Jun 28, 2019, 10:38 AM by Ezrath Israel
  • Shabbat and Holiday Services We offer services for Shabbat and most Jewish Holidays in our beautiful and historic sanctuary! Fridays, 7 PM: Service & Oneg Shabbat; on select dates additional programming included. Saturdays, 10:30 AM: Chavurah-Style Service, Torah Discussion in English & Oneg Shabbat; on select dates Torah reading by members and staff.Holidays: Check our calendar for exact dates/times of any Holiday service. Note that some holidays are celebrated as part of the closest Friday night Shabbat service. On rare occasions there are exceptions to the above, so please check back right here or look at the Calendar to make sure!
    Posted Nov 21, 2016, 9:31 AM by Ezrath Israel
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2018-19 Past Special Events

  • Comedy Benefit (Monday, May 20th, 2019, 7pm) The COMEDY BENEFIT is Back by Popular Demand! Bob Greenberg, Producer, Emcee and Comedian (pictured below) has created a hilarous show for us, starring Stand-Up Comics As Seen On ...
    Posted Jun 28, 2019, 10:38 AM by Ezrath Israel
  • Passover Holiday Services (Apr 20-27, 2019) In addition to the services within our second night Community Seder, we also invite you to attend our three Passover Morning Services:Saturday, April 20, 10:30 AMFriday, April ...
    Posted Jun 28, 2019, 10:33 AM by Ezrath Israel
  • Passover Package Delivery with Dorot (Sun, April 7th, 2019, 10-Noon) At Dorot, 171 West 85th Street, near Amsterdam Ave. Please contact Barbara Bova to participate.
    Posted Jun 28, 2019, 10:32 AM by Ezrath Israel
  • Community Second Night Passover Seder (Sat, April 20th, 2019, 6pm) A fabulous event led by Rabbi Jill Hausman every year. See the event information and seder menu flyers below. Buy Tickets Now at our online store!  
    Posted Jun 28, 2019, 10:32 AM by Ezrath Israel
  • Purim Spiel: KISS ME ESTHER! (Wed, March 20th, 2019, 7pm) Service, Megillah Reading, Original Spiel written by Bob Greenberg; with professional actors and pianist James Besser, Sing Along, and many shenanigans! An Oneg with Hamentaschen and wine follows the hilarity ...
    Posted Jun 28, 2019, 10:30 AM by Ezrath Israel
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Continuing / Ongoing

Shabbat and Holiday Services and Programs

  • 7 PM Fridays: Service followed by Oneg Shabbat (Food and Schmooze)
  • 10:30 AM Saturdays: Chavurah-Style Service, Torah Discussion in English & Oneg Shabbat (Food and Schmooze)
  • 3rd Saturdays 10:30 AM: Torah Reading & Breakfast: Opportunities to chant Torah portions.
  • Sponsor an Oneg Shabbat or a Musical Service, in honor of: Birthdays, Anniversaries, Births, Graduations or any Simcha.
  • We have services on all the major Jewish holidays.
  • Learner's service in conjunction with Shabbat Across America and Canada.

More about Shabbat and Holidays on the Prayer page.

Education for Adults and Children

  • Bar/Bat Mitzvah registration ongoing.
  • Adult Torah Study: Join us Wednesdays 7:30-9:30 PM, studying the Torah, Prophets, and Writings in English with Rabbi Jill at 96th Street. You are invited to join us by phone or in person. Please contact us for more details concerning what we are currently studying.
  • Conversion and Adult Bar/Bat Mitzvah training.
  • One day Hebrew review class in conjunction with Read Hebrew America and Canada.

More about education on the Learning page.

Actors’ Temple Theatre

Our sanctuary space also serves as a theater venue, run by a production company separate from the synagogue. A portion of all ticket sales directly benefit the synagogue, and help us to maintain our historic building. Come and enjoy!

Please visit the separate website of the Actors' Temple Theatre for more details and information concerning these unique and exciting shows, including their performance schedule and ticket purchasing.

Scrap Book

  • Adult Torah Study
    Posted Aug 11, 2014, 9:37 PM by Ezrath Israel
  • Cantata Performance
    Posted Aug 11, 2014, 9:31 PM by Ezrath Israel
  • Sukkot 2013
    Posted Aug 11, 2014, 9:28 PM by Ezrath Israel
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