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Traditional, Egalitarian & Participatory Conservative Synagogue
127 East 82nd St, New York, NY 10028  |  Tel: 212.452.2310
Scott N. Bolton, Rabbi  |  Marc D. Ashley, President
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Shabbat Morning Youth Programs

Our Shabbat prayer and learning experiences for children and teens are fun and inspiring! We provide age appropriate services and activities from early childhood through high school. All programs begin at 10:30 a.m. and conclude with a light kiddush and snack.
Kef Shabbat: Starting with our youngest children (infant to pre-K), we meet every Saturday in the large classroom on the 7th floor. Parents and children join together to celebrate Shabbat in song, prayer, movement and interactive learning experiences. Through Kef Shabbat, designed by Rabbi Amy Bolton in collaboration with a dedicated group of parent volunteers, children learn the basics of the Shabbat service with singing and dancing, participate in a creative weekly Torah portion or holiday activity, enjoy Kiddush with blessings and listen to a story related to the Torah portion or holiday. Parents accompany their children, participate in the service and activities, and enjoy the social camaraderie with other parents of young children.
Ruach Shabbat, first through third grade, is led by Eliana Light. The service, also on the 7th floor, is filled with fun, music, and lots of spirit. The focus is both on the "what" of t'fillah, through skill building and singing, as well as the "why" and the "how" of t'fillah, through fun games and activities. The children learn about the parsha (weekly Torah portion), holidays and Jewish values and perform a "Mitzvah Mission" each week. Parents are welcome to participate.
Mah Zeh Shabbat, which means, "Whoa, this is SOME fantastic Shabbat minyan!" is designed for our 4th grade through middle school group and meets in the library in the 4th floor. Led by Sigal Hirsch and Elana Mendelowitz, the service is filled with spirited davening, singing and discussion. The children begin to take on greater leadership roles in the service.
Teen Group (7th through high school) meets for a special service and Kiddush once per month in the library. Originally launched by congregant Laurie Dien and led by Sigal and Elana, the service is hands on with tweens and teens leading and enjoying a Kiddush lunch afterwards. This is a great opportunity for your post Bar mitzvah student to meet and socialize with other Jewish tweens and teens.
IMPORTANT CLASSES AND UPCOMING EVENTS:
• Weekly Talmud Class with Rabbi Bolton - The Passover Seder in the Talmud: Wednesdays at 7:30 - 9:00 pm
• Weekly Siddur Class with Rabbi Bolton: Thursdays from 8:40 - 9:40 am, in the Library following minyan.
• Zayin Adar Dinner and Program: Shiva - in Reel Life and Real Life: Thursday, March 2, 2017, at 6:30 pm
• Drawing is a Form of Prayer - The Art of Mark Podwal: Current Exhibit in the Or Zarua Gallery
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This week at O"Z
Service Times
March 26 - April 1, 2017
Morning Minyan:
Weekdays at 7:15 am
Musaf days at 7:00 am
Shabbat at 9:00 am
Sundays at 8:45 am
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   to starting time, if any
Our Morning Minyan is
open to the Community
365 days per year!
SHABBAT:
FRIDAY, March 31, 2017
Candlelighting 7:02 pm
Minhah and
Kabbalat Shabbat 6:00 pm
SATURDAY, April 1, 2017
Shaharit at 9:00 am
This week's Torah reading:
Parashat Vayikra
   Leviticus 1:1 - 5:26
This week's Haftarah:
Isaiah 43:21 - 44:23
Shabbat Ends
8:07 pm
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