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Park Slope Jewish Center


PSJC Annual honey Fundraiser Wishing Friends And Family A Sweet New Year

This 8-ounce jar of delicious kosher honey arrives in time for the Rosh Hashanah holiday, decorated with a colorful label, and includes a personalized card        reading “L’Shana Tova—Wishing you a Healthy and Happy New  Year.” This card also lets the recipients know that a donation has been made in their honor to the Park Slope Jewish Center.

Your cost is $11.00 per jar plus shipping and handling for each jar within the United States. They will gladly mail orders outside the United States for an additional fee. Order 8 or more jars to a single address and the shipping is free.

To order honey, click the honey link and follow the step-by-step instructions here

What better way to wish family, friends and business associates a “Sweet and Healthy New Year” than sending a jar of honey?

pSJC torah cantillation class this summer!!!

Wednesdays,  August 31 - September 28 | 7:30PM 
Would you like to learn to chant Torah? This practical introduction to Judaism’s system of musical notation and punctuation may be for you! Bring your curiosity, interest in engaging with Torah, love of music, and/or desire to engage more actively in services to this adult course. Pre-requisite: comfort reading the Hebrew “alefbet”. Register here. Registration deadline Monday, August 29.
Instructor: Rabbi Sue Oren; Tuition (includes materials): $200

Neshama Body and Soul

Sunday, September 18 | 10:00AM 
Neshama Body and Soul combines movement and prayer. Our intention is to connect our physical and spiritual selves through strength-training, mobility, core work, and prayer. In using both exercise and themes from Jewish liturgy, we dedicate ourselves as whole beings - body, mind, and spirit. Cost: $5.00/PSJC Members, $10.00/Non-Members. Please register here.

Neshama Body and Soul is open to all. Participants should wear exercise clothes and bring water and a yoga mat or beach towel. For more information please visit here. Led by Rabbi Jaymee Alpert and Fitness Instructor Fernando Martinez.

let's talk about doubt

Sunday, September 18, 2016 | 2:00PM
Doubts?  Disbelief?  Difficulty Engaging in Jewish religious ritual? Join us for a kick-off meeting for people interested in exploring meaning for those with doubts about God, who don't believe in God, or for whom religious ritual may not feel compelling. With the High Holy Days just around the corner, we will spend time exploring ways in which the deeper messages of these days can speak to those who enter with doubt. Later topics to include discussion of Torah and other Jewish themes from a contemporary viewpoint and Jewish takes on more universal issues affecting contemporary life. Facilitated by Rabbi Carie Carter. Please RSVP here. For questions, please email.

Speakers from Heschel center of sustainablility

Monday, September 19 | 7:30PM
Join speakers from the Heschel Center for Sustainability in Tel Aviv (one of the leading Israeli environmental organizations) who will discuss environmental sustainability efforts in Israel. One of the Center's innovative programs is its fellowships, which train key people - Jews and Arabs, secular and religious from business, government, nonprofits, media, and more. Please RSVP here.

Program on project wadi attir

Wednesday, September 21 | 7:30PM | Brooklyn Heights Synagogue
Join PSJC at this co-sponsored event as the co-founders of Project Wadi Attir, an initiative of a Bedouin community in the Hura in the Negev, speak about their project during a community evening open to the Brownstone Brooklyn community.

selichot across brooklyn

Saturday, September 24 | 9:30PM | PSJC
Please join us for an evening with Joey Weisenberg, artist-in-residence. Please RSVP, admission is free. This is a co-sponsored event by PSJC, Altshul, Bay Ridge Jewish Center, Brooklyn Jews, Congregation Beth Elohim, Kane Street Synagogue, Kolot Chayeinu, Mishkan Minyan, Shir HaMaalot, and Union Temple of Brooklyn with generous support from UJA-Federation of New York.

Path of the mensch

Beginning in November
November 9 - April 5
The World of Mussar is opening before you and you are invited to enter. Come join in small group study, led by Rabbi Carie Carter, as we embark on a program of study and practice in the Jewish Spiritual tradition of Mussar (Jewish Spiritual Ethics).  Using Alan Morinis’ book, Everyday Holiness and a curriculum developed by The Mussar Institute, we will explore what Jewish tradition has to teach us about the traits of humility, gratitude, and patience, among others, and discover how we can improve these qualities in our own lives. 

The 20 week course have 2 sections available:
Wednesdays | 1:00PM
Nov 9, 30, Dec 14, Jan 4, 18, Feb 1, 15, Mar 8, 22, Apr 5
Thursdays | 7:00PM
Nov 17, Dec 1, 15, Jan 5, 19, Feb 2, 16, Mar 2, 16, 30

In between group sessions, you will meet with your chevruta (study partner).
This program is appropriate for all. Please register here by November 1, 2016 - so we can sign you up with the Mussar Institute. 
Cost: $90/Members $100/Non-Members

We look forward to coming together to learn to “Cultivate our Inner Mensch”.
To learn more about the Path of the Mensch, please contact Rabbi Carter.

Interested in our community?

Ready to make your pledge for Membership here. Not sure yet? Check out our rededicate yourself to PSJC campaign to learn more or come on in for a tour and a conversation with our Executive Director, Sarah Guthartz

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