What's New

What's New

What's New
  • Rockin' Hanukkah (Dec 1, 2021 - 5:30 PM)

    Join Grammy-winning musician Joanie Leeds, PAS clergy, and your YFE friends to light the candles for Hanukkah.

  • Master of the Game (Nov 30, 2021 - 7:00 PM)

    Looking back on the last two decades of efforts and frustrations since the last US-brokered peace agreement in the Middle East, Martin Indyk returns to the origins of American diplomacy in the region, led by Henry Kissinger. Using newly available documents from American and Israeli archives, exte...

  • AE Lecture: Confronting Homelessness in New York City (7:00 PM–8:00 PM)

    Explore the circumstances that leave people homeless and how our society got to this point; confront the tension between compassion and self-interest when we see homelessness on the street; and discuss where we go from here.

    Linda Gibbs is Principal for Social Services at Bloomberg Associates an...

  • A Jewish Requiem: Music, Memory, and the Will to See

    Simon Sargon, Bernard-Henri Lévy, and PAS Clergy
    Experience a night of powerful musical performance and remarks that reaffirm our commitment to "never again." Featuring the world premiere performance of Azkara, a Jewish “Requiem” composed by Simon Sargon, and reflections from Bernard-Henri Lévy o...

  • Sigd: A Celebration of Music and Culture

    Ethiopian-Israeli singer and songwriter Aveva Dese is a rising star in the Israeli music scene. As a child to Jewish parents who suffered from persecution and struggled to come from Ethiopia to Israel, Dese tells her unique story through her music.

    This event is co-sponsored by Central Synagogue...

  • Abraham Joshua Heschel: A Life of Radical Amazement with Julian Zelizer

    “When I marched in Selma, I felt my legs were praying.” From his words spoken in 1965 to this day, Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel remains a model of the intersection between religion and progressive politics in mid-twentieth-century America. Explore Heschel’s early years and foundational influences...

  • A Walk-Through of Israeli Art

    Gallerist, curator, and art historian Andrea Meislin shares her experiences of working with Israeli artists, including opening a Chelsea gallery, and gives us the scoop on her current work producing a wide range of artistic projects.
    This event was hosted by the Arts Engagement Committee.

  • Rebuilding A New NYC

    In our fall lecture series, we're reflecting on the many ways we create and foster "home," from our houses to our synagogue to our communities. As a congregation in NYC, we'll explore the concept of our city as our home. After a turbulent year, what does it mean to rebuild New York and strengthen...

  • Israel Today and Tomorrow: Rap It Out

    Uriya Rosenman is an Israeli educator and creator, and Sameh Zakout is a Palestinian musician and actor. In their viral YouTube video "Let's Talk Straight," which has been viewed over four million times Israel and has over 500 million views through international news coverage, the two rap insults...

  • The Will to See: Dispatches from a World of Misery and Hope

    Experience reflections from Bernard-Henri Lévy on the international hotspots and human rights issues that call us to urgent, active response.