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Israel-Arab Relations: Shifting the Paradigm - A Conversation with Joseph Braude

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 7:00PM

In March 1979, following the Camp David meetings, Israel and Egypt signed a peace treaty, the first ever between Israel and an Arab state. To commemorate that important milestone in Israel’s history, PSJC member Joseph Braude, will discuss new initiatives which are contributing to normalization of relations between Israel and some Arab States. More...

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Although we are only having virtual (Zoom) services right now, the description on our Spiritual Life page provides a fuller sense of our ongoing practice at PSJC.  While we are unable to join together in person, on Zoom we are able to share in Kabbalat Shabbat on Friday night, Shacharit Services on Shabbat morning and Havdalah on Saturday night - see the Shabbat page for more information.  Please see the Events Page for times and Zoom links.

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Upcoming Events

  • 9:00AM: Yoga with Angela
    Zoom
    Mar 04, 9:00 AM
    Zoom
    9:00AM Yoga over Zoom!
  • 12:00PM Breathing into the Parashah with Rabbi Sue Oren: Guided Meditation Infused with Themes from the Torah Portion
    Zoom Event
    Mar 05, 12:00 PM
    Zoom Event
    Friday at 12:00PM. Now more than ever, this 30-minute oasis-in-time offers reconnection to sustaining cycles: the breath of life, the rhythms of Torah, and the comfort of community (albeit virtually).
  • 6:15PM: Virtual Lev Tahor Kabbalat Shabbat
    Zoom
    Mar 05, 6:15 PM
    Zoom
    Each week, from 6:15-6:45, we at PSJC will gather for a Pre-Shabbat Kabbalat Shabbat experience.
  • 9:30AM Sh..sh..sh..sh..Shabbat with Aibe
    Zoom
    Mar 06, 9:30 AM
    Zoom
    Grab an instrument and get ready to dance and sing with Aibe for Tot Shabbat and a celebration of Torah!
  • 10:00AM: Shabbat Shacharit
    Zoom Service
    Mar 06, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Zoom Service
    10:00 Saturday Morning. The Zoom stream will open at 6:45PM Friday evening for those who would like to join at that time for viewing on Saturday. Remember to turn off your audio & the "energy savings settings" so your computer screen doesn't turn off overnight.
  • 11:00AM JC & Yad Squad
    Zoom
    Mar 06, 11:00 AM
    Zoom
    Join Helene and Matt for a Shabbat morning filled with song, friends, and fun. Designed for third through sixth grade and open to all.
  • 6:35PM Havdalah
    Zoom
    Mar 06, 6:35 PM
    Zoom
    6:35PM Saturday evening join us to mark the separation between Shabbat and the new week.
  • 11:00AM Pitput B'zman Bidud
    Zoom
    Mar 07, 11:00 AM
    Zoom
    Sunday at 11:00AM. Just because we are not sitting across from one another doesn’t mean we can’t continue to chat! Here is PSJC’s Pitput B’zman Bidud—the virtual version of our Hebrew Chat group.
  • 1:30PM PSJC Book Group: Forest Dark by Nicole Krauss
    Zoom
    Mar 07, 1:30 PM
    Zoom
  • 7:00PM L’ovdah ulshomrah: Environmentalism and Jewish Tradition
    Zoom
    Mar 07, 7:00 PM
    Zoom
    Don’t Waste (Bal Tashchit) - Traditional Understandings on Not Wasting Natural Resources. With PSJC Rabbinic Intern, Maor Greene.
  • 8:00PM Israel Now with Tomer Gekler
    Zoom
    Mar 09, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Zoom
    Join shaliach Tomer Gekler for a fascinating discussion about current trends in Israeli culture and politics. Stay up-to-date on your Israel knowledge!
  • 8:00AM: Wednesday Morning Minyan
    Zoom Event
    Mar 10, 8:00 AM
    Zoom Event
    Wednesday morning virtual minyan with PSJC (Every Wednesday at 8am)
  • 9:00AM: Yoga with Angela
    Zoom
    Mar 11, 9:00 AM
    Zoom
    9:00AM Yoga over Zoom!
  • 7:00PM Israeli Film Shorts: Blessed
    Zoom
    Mar 11, 7:00 PM
    Zoom
    Join us for a series of six award-winning Israeli short-films, all created by young Israeli directors from their personal life experiences. Get to know Israel from an inside life perspective. Followed by conversation with Tomer Gekler, Brooklyn Shaliach
  • 12:00PM Breathing into the Parashah with Rabbi Sue Oren: Guided Meditation Infused with Themes from the Torah Portion
    Zoom Event
    Mar 12, 12:00 PM
    Zoom Event
    Friday at 12:00PM. Now more than ever, this 30-minute oasis-in-time offers reconnection to sustaining cycles: the breath of life, the rhythms of Torah, and the comfort of community (albeit virtually).
  • 6:15PM: Virtual Kabbalat Shabbat
    Zoom
    Mar 12, 6:15 PM
    Zoom
    Each week, from 6:15-6:45, we at PSJC will gather for a Pre-Shabbat Kabbalat Shabbat experience.
  • 9:30AM Sh..sh..sh..sh..Shabbat with Aibe
    Zoom
    Mar 13, 9:30 AM
    Zoom
    Grab an instrument and get ready to dance and sing with Aibe for Tot Shabbat and a celebration of Torah!
  • 10:00AM: Shabbat Shacharit
    Zoom Service
    Mar 13, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Zoom Service
    10:00 Saturday Morning. The Zoom stream will open at 6:45PM Friday evening for those who would like to join at that time for viewing on Saturday. Remember to turn off your audio & the "energy savings settings" so your computer screen doesn't turn off overnight.
  • 11:00AM Passover Family Torah With Aileen
    Zoom
    Mar 13, 11:00 AM
    Zoom
    Join Aileen for an interactive dive into the Passover story. Designed for third through sixth grade and open to all.
  • 12:00PM Parashat Hashavua Afterparty
    Zoom
    Mar 13, 12:00 PM
    Zoom
    Parashat Hashavua with our intern returns, zoom style. Stay on our Shabbat zoom after Shabbat morning services to learn a bit more about the weekly Torah reading with rabbinic intern Maor. Feel free to bring your lunch and learn as you eat!
  • 6:45PM Havdalah
    Zoom
    Mar 13, 6:45 PM
    Zoom
    6:45PM Saturday evening join us to mark the separation between Shabbat and the new week.
  • 11:00AM Pitput B'zman Bidud
    Zoom
    Mar 14, 11:00 AM
    Zoom
    Sunday at 11:00AM. Just because we are not sitting across from one another doesn’t mean we can’t continue to chat! Here is PSJC’s Pitput B’zman Bidud—the virtual version of our Hebrew Chat group.
  • 4:00PM Difduf Bizman Bidud
    Zoom Meeting
    Mar 14, 4:00 PM
    Zoom Meeting
    4:00PM Zoom Event
  • 7:00PM PSJC Board Meeting
    Zoom
    Mar 16, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Zoom
    Open to all PSJC Members in good standing. Please email the office for the Zoom link a week prior to the meeting you would like to attend.
  • 8:00AM: Wednesday Morning Minyan
    Zoom Event
    Mar 17, 8:00 AM
    Zoom Event
    Wednesday morning virtual minyan with PSJC (Every Wednesday at 8am)
  • 9:00AM: Yoga with Angela
    Zoom
    Mar 18, 9:00 AM
    Zoom
    9:00AM Yoga over Zoom!
  • 7:00PM PAI Photography Club
    Zoom
    Mar 18, 7:00 PM
    Zoom
    The Club will discuss members' photos and technical questions you may have about photography. If you have never submitted photos before, email positiveaging@psjc.org for instructions.
  • 12:00PM Breathing into the Parashah with Rabbi Sue Oren: Guided Meditation Infused with Themes from the Torah Portion
    Zoom Event
    Mar 19, 12:00 PM
    Zoom Event
    Friday at 12:00PM. Now more than ever, this 30-minute oasis-in-time offers reconnection to sustaining cycles: the breath of life, the rhythms of Torah, and the comfort of community (albeit virtually).
  • 6:15PM: Virtual Kabbalat Shabbat
    Zoom
    Mar 19, 6:15 PM
    Zoom
    Each week, from 6:15-6:45, we at PSJC will gather for a Pre-Shabbat Kabbalat Shabbat experience.
  • 9:30AM Sh..sh..sh..sh..Shabbat with Aibe
    Zoom
    Mar 20, 9:30 AM
    Zoom
    Grab an instrument and get ready to dance and sing with Aibe for Tot Shabbat and a celebration of Torah!
  • 10:00AM: Shabbat Shacharit
    Zoom Service
    Mar 20, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Zoom Service
    10:00 Saturday Morning. The Zoom stream will open at 6:45PM Friday evening for those who would like to join at that time for viewing on Saturday. Remember to turn off your audio & the "energy savings settings" so your computer screen doesn't turn off overnight.
  • 11:00AM JC & Yad Squad
    Zoom
    Mar 20, 11:00 AM
    Zoom
    Join Helene and Matt for a Shabbat morning filled with song, friends, and fun. Designed for third through sixth grade and open to all.
  • 7:58PM Havdalah
    Zoom
    Mar 20, 7:58 PM
    Zoom
    7:58PM Saturday evening join us to mark the separation between Shabbat and the new week.
  • 11:00AM Pitput B'zman Bidud
    Zoom
    Mar 21, 11:00 AM
    Zoom
    Sunday at 11:00AM. Just because we are not sitting across from one another doesn’t mean we can’t continue to chat! Here is PSJC’s Pitput B’zman Bidud—the virtual version of our Hebrew Chat group.
  • Passover Story Walk & Crafts!
    PSJC
    Mar 21, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM
    PSJC, 1320 8th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215, USA
    Stop by PSJC for a story walk on your own down 14th Street and to pick up your Passover Activity Kit!
  • 3:00PM Advanced Talmud
    Zoom
    Mar 21, 3:00 PM
    Zoom
    3:00PM Advanced Talmud will meet on Zoom the last Sunday of the month with Aron.
  • 7:00PM L’ovdah ulshomrah: Environmentalism and Jewish Tradition
    Zoom
    Mar 21, 7:00 PM
    Zoom
    Animal Suffering (Tza’ar Baale Chayyim) - Ethical Treatment of Animals According to Jewish Tradition. With PSJC Rabbinic Intern, Maor Greene.
  • 8:00AM: Wednesday Morning Minyan
    Zoom Event
    Mar 24, 8:00 AM
    Zoom Event
    Wednesday morning virtual minyan with PSJC (Every Wednesday at 8am)
  • 6:30PM PAI Shared Wisdom: Funghus Rule! with Eric Eisenstadt
    Zoom
    Mar 24, 6:30 PM
    Zoom
    A brief tour of these vital bedrocks of life on land. If you like bread, chocolate, coffee and in fact 90% of all land plants, you are a secret fungus fan!
  • 9:00AM: Yoga with Angela
    Zoom
    Mar 25, 9:00 AM
    Zoom
    9:00AM Yoga over Zoom!
  • 12:00PM Breathing into the Parashah with Rabbi Sue Oren: Guided Meditation Infused with Themes from the Torah Portion
    Zoom Event
    Mar 26, 12:00 PM
    Zoom Event
    Friday at 12:00PM. Now more than ever, this 30-minute oasis-in-time offers reconnection to sustaining cycles: the breath of life, the rhythms of Torah, and the comfort of community (albeit virtually).
  • 6:15PM: Virtual Kabbalat Shabbat
    Zoom
    Mar 26, 6:15 PM
    Zoom
    Each week, from 6:15-6:45, we at PSJC will gather for a Pre-Shabbat Kabbalat Shabbat experience.
  • 9:30AM Sh..sh..sh..sh..Shabbat with Aibe
    Zoom
    Mar 27, 9:30 AM
    Zoom
    Grab an instrument and get ready to dance and sing with Aibe for Tot Shabbat and a celebration of Torah!
  • 10:00AM: Shabbat Shacharit
    Zoom Service
    Mar 27, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Zoom Service
    10:00 Saturday Morning. The Zoom stream will open at 6:45PM Friday evening for those who would like to join at that time for viewing on Saturday. Remember to turn off your audio & the "energy savings settings" so your computer screen doesn't turn off overnight.
  • 12:00PM Parashat Hashavua Afterparty
    Zoom
    Mar 27, 12:00 PM
    Zoom
    Parashat Hashavua with our intern returns, zoom style. Stay on our Shabbat zoom after Shabbat morning services to learn a bit more about the weekly Torah reading with rabbinic intern Maor. Feel free to bring your lunch and learn as you eat!
  • 8:06PM Havdalah
    Zoom
    Mar 27, 8:06 PM
    Zoom
    8:06PM Saturday evening join us to mark the separation between Shabbat and the new week.
  • 11:00AM Pitput B'zman Bidud
    Zoom
    Mar 28, 11:00 AM
    Zoom
    Sunday at 11:00AM. Just because we are not sitting across from one another doesn’t mean we can’t continue to chat! Here is PSJC’s Pitput B’zman Bidud—the virtual version of our Hebrew Chat group.
  • 8:00AM: Wednesday Morning Minyan
    Zoom Event
    Mar 31, 8:00 AM
    Zoom Event
    Wednesday morning virtual minyan with PSJC (Every Wednesday at 8am)
  • 9:00AM: Yoga with Angela
    Zoom
    Apr 01, 9:00 AM
    Zoom
    9:00AM Yoga over Zoom!
  • 12:00PM Breathing into the Parashah with Rabbi Sue Oren: Guided Meditation Infused with Themes from the Torah Portion
    Zoom Event
    Apr 02, 12:00 PM
    Zoom Event
    Friday at 12:00PM. Now more than ever, this 30-minute oasis-in-time offers reconnection to sustaining cycles: the breath of life, the rhythms of Torah, and the comfort of community (albeit virtually).
  • 6:15PM: Virtual Kabbalat Shabbat
    Zoom
    Apr 02, 6:15 PM
    Zoom
    Each week, from 6:15-6:45, we at PSJC will gather for a Pre-Shabbat Kabbalat Shabbat experience.
  • 9:30AM Sh..sh..sh..sh..Shabbat with Aibe
    Zoom
    Apr 03, 9:30 AM
    Zoom
    Grab an instrument and get ready to dance and sing with Aibe for Tot Shabbat and a celebration of Torah!
  • 10:00AM: Shabbat Shacharit
    Zoom Service
    Apr 03, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Zoom Service
    10:00 Saturday Morning. The Zoom stream will open at 6:45PM Friday evening for those who would like to join at that time for viewing on Saturday. Remember to turn off your audio & the "energy savings settings" so your computer screen doesn't turn off overnight.
  • 11:00AM JC & Yad Squad
    Zoom
    Apr 03, 11:00 AM
    Zoom
    Join Helene and Matt for a Shabbat morning filled with song, friends, and fun. Designed for third through sixth grade and open to all.
  • 8:13PM Havdalah
    Zoom
    Apr 03, 8:13 PM
    Zoom
    8:13PM Saturday evening join us to mark the separation between Shabbat and the new week.
  • 11:00AM Pitput B'zman Bidud
    Zoom
    Apr 04, 11:00 AM
    Zoom
    Sunday at 11:00AM. Just because we are not sitting across from one another doesn’t mean we can’t continue to chat! Here is PSJC’s Pitput B’zman Bidud—the virtual version of our Hebrew Chat group.
  • 8:00AM: Wednesday Morning Minyan
    Zoom Event
    Apr 07, 8:00 AM
    Zoom Event
    Wednesday morning virtual minyan with PSJC (Every Wednesday at 8am)
  • 9:00AM: Yoga with Angela
    Zoom
    Apr 08, 9:00 AM
    Zoom
    9:00AM Yoga over Zoom!
  • 12:00PM Breathing into the Parashah with Rabbi Sue Oren: Guided Meditation Infused with Themes from the Torah Portion
    Zoom Event
    Apr 09, 12:00 PM
    Zoom Event
    Friday at 12:00PM. Now more than ever, this 30-minute oasis-in-time offers reconnection to sustaining cycles: the breath of life, the rhythms of Torah, and the comfort of community (albeit virtually).
  • 6:15PM: Virtual Kabbalat Shabbat
    Zoom
    Apr 09, 6:15 PM
    Zoom
    Each week, from 6:15-6:45, we at PSJC will gather for a Pre-Shabbat Kabbalat Shabbat experience.
  • 9:30AM Sh..sh..sh..sh..Shabbat with Aibe
    Zoom
    Apr 10, 9:30 AM
    Zoom
    Grab an instrument and get ready to dance and sing with Aibe for Tot Shabbat and a celebration of Torah!
  • 10:00AM: Shabbat Shacharit
    Zoom Service
    Apr 10, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Zoom Service
    10:00 Saturday Morning. The Zoom stream will open at 6:45PM Friday evening for those who would like to join at that time for viewing on Saturday. Remember to turn off your audio & the "energy savings settings" so your computer screen doesn't turn off overnight.
  • 8:20PM Havdalah
    Zoom
    Apr 10, 8:20 PM
    Zoom
    8:20PM Saturday evening join us to mark the separation between Shabbat and the new week.
  • 11:00AM Pitput B'zman Bidud
    Zoom
    Apr 11, 11:00 AM
    Zoom
    Sunday at 11:00AM. Just because we are not sitting across from one another doesn’t mean we can’t continue to chat! Here is PSJC’s Pitput B’zman Bidud—the virtual version of our Hebrew Chat group.
  • 7:00PM L’ovdah ulshomrah: Environmentalism and Jewish Tradition
    Zoom
    Apr 11, 7:00 PM
    Zoom
    Land Use - How Jewish Law Approaches the Use of Land and Its Effect on Others. With PSJC Rabbinic Intern, Maor Greene.
  • 8:00PM Israel Now with Tomer Gekler
    Zoom
    Apr 13, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Zoom
    Join shaliach Tomer Gekler for a fascinating discussion about current trends in Israeli culture and politics. Stay up-to-date on your Israel knowledge!
  • 7:00PM PAI Photography Club
    Zoom
    Apr 15, 6:00 PM
    Zoom
    The Club will discuss members' photos and technical questions you may have about photography. If you have never submitted photos before, email positiveaging@psjc.org for instructions.
  • 12:00PM Breathing into the Parashah with Rabbi Sue Oren: Guided Meditation Infused with Themes from the Torah Portion
    Zoom Event
    Apr 16, 12:00 PM
    Zoom Event
    Friday at 12:00PM. Now more than ever, this 30-minute oasis-in-time offers reconnection to sustaining cycles: the breath of life, the rhythms of Torah, and the comfort of community (albeit virtually).
  • 7:00PM PSJC Board Meeting
    Zoom
    Apr 20, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Zoom
    Open to all PSJC Members in good standing. Please email the office for the Zoom link a week prior to the meeting you would like to attend.
  • 11:00AM PAI Book Club: James McBride’s The Good Lord Bird
    Zoom
    Apr 21, 11:00 AM
    Zoom
    The New York Times described this National Book Award winner for fiction as “McBride’s brilliant romp of a novel about (John) Brown, narrated by a freed slave boy who passes as a girl.”
  • 6:30PM PAI Shared Wisdom: The Yom Kippur War with Eric Eisenstadt
    Zoom
    Apr 28, 6:30 PM
    Zoom
    As we approach the 50th anniversary of this seminal conflict, join us as we dive deep into a roller coaster of military defeat and incompetence, followed by some of the most outstanding acts of Israeli military history. The political ramifications will also be discussed and examined.
  • 1:30PM PSJC Book Group: Our Holocaust by Amir Gurfreund
    Zoom
    May 02, 1:30 PM
    Zoom
  • 8:00PM Israel Now with Tomer Gekler
    Zoom
    May 11, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Zoom
    Join shaliach Tomer Gekler for a fascinating discussion about current trends in Israeli culture and politics. Stay up-to-date on your Israel knowledge!
  • 7:00PM PAI Photography Club
    Zoom
    May 20, 7:00 PM
    Zoom
    The Club will discuss members' photos and technical questions you may have about photography. If you have never submitted photos before, email positiveaging@psjc.org for instructions.
  • 7:00PM PSJC Board Meeting
    Zoom
    May 25, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Zoom
    Open to all PSJC Members in good standing. Please email the office for the Zoom link a week prior to the meeting you would like to attend.
  • 7:30PM PAI Book Club: Isabel Allende’s The Japanese Lover
    Zoom
    May 26, 7:30 PM
    Zoom
    In this novel by the prodigious, multi-award winning author, Polish parents in 1939 send their young daughter to San Francisco for her safety, where she falls in love with the son of the family's Japanese gardener.
  • 8:00PM Israel Now with Tomer Gekler
    Zoom
    Jun 08, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Zoom
    Join shaliach Tomer Gekler for a fascinating discussion about current trends in Israeli culture and politics. Stay up-to-date on your Israel knowledge!
  • 7:00PM PSJC Board Meeting
    Zoom
    Jun 15, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Zoom
    Open to all PSJC Members in good standing. Please email the office for the Zoom link a week prior to the meeting you would like to attend.
  • 7:00PM PAI Photography Club
    Zoom
    Jun 17, 7:00 PM
    Zoom
    The Club will discuss members' photos and technical questions you may have about photography. If you have never submitted photos before, email positiveaging@psjc.org for instructions.
  • 11:00AM PAI Book Club: Amnesty by Aravind Adiga
    Zoom
    Jun 23, 11:00 AM
    Zoom
    A Sri Lankan undocumented immigrant in Australia works as a cleaner. When a client is murdered, he comes to suspect another client of his, but is afraid of exposure if he contacts the authorities.
  • 7:30PM The PAI Book Club: The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman
    Zoom
    Jul 21, 7:30 PM
    Zoom
    The novel traces the life of painter Camille Pissarro’s mother, Rachel, who had a scandalous affair with her late husband's nephew.
  • 11:00AM PAI Book Club: Heartburn by Nora Ephron
    Zoom
    Aug 18, 11:00 AM
    Zoom
    We have chosen this book this year to close out our 2020-2021 reading season with some levity, wit, and pot roast.

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