Traditional, Egalitarian & Participatory Conservative Synagogue
127 East 82nd St, New York, NY 10028  |  Tel: 212.452.2310
Scott N. Bolton, Rabbi  |  Diane Okrent, President
a Conservative synagogue on the upper east side of nyc

Adult Study

The "Sandwich Generation" and the Fifth Commandment:
Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother
Three Monday Evenings on Eldercare, Jewish Law,
Inter-Generational Relationships and Conflicting Responsibilities
Monday, March 4, 7:30 pm
Giving Care and Caring for Ourselves: The Spiritual Odyssey of the Mitzvah of Respecting Your Parents
Rabbi Amy Bolton is an educator and chaplain who bridges her love of text learning with her background in psychology and spiritual counseling in her work with adults and youth. Her professional experience includes hospice chaplaincy, youth and adult education, organizational development and community outreach in a variety of interdenominational, interfaith and multi-cultural settings including synagogues, camps and social service agencies. Rabbi Bolton directed the Living Room at Jewish Family Service of Bergen and North Hudson in Teaneck, NJ, and was part of the Spiritual Counseling and Bereavement team of Holy Name Hospice and Palliative Care Services. She was the founding Chaplain and co-Bereavement Director of the Martin and Edith Stein Hospice in central NJ. Rabbi Bolton currently serves on Jewish Women International's Clergy Task Force on Domestic Abuse in the Jewish Community, and as a rabbinic volunteer for JACS - Jewish Alcoholics, Chemically Dependent Persons & Significant Others.
Rabbi Bolton was ordained at the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies at the American Jewish University. She completed her undergraduate work at Haverford College, where she studied Psychology with a Concentration in Neural and Behavioral Sciences. She currently works as the Community Outreach Coordinator at The National Ramah Commission, is on the education staff at of Ramah Day Camp in Nyack, and is an instructor in the Florence Melton Adult Mini-school at Manhattan's Central Synagogue.
Monday, April 8, 7:30 pm
Legal Aspects of Elder Care: Planning for Health Care, Legal and Financial Issues
Robert M. Freedman is an experienced Elder Law attorney who practices in Manhattan. He received his B.A. from Tufts University in 1976 and his J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1980. He specializes in the Elder Law and planning for individuals with disabilities and their families. He is a founder and former Chair of the Elder Law Section of the New York State Bar Association and a Founder and a Fellow of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. Robert's work in the field of Elder Law began in the 1970s. He was named Elder Law Lawyer of the Year 2013 by Best Lawyers and honored as Elder Law Attorney of the Year in 2012 by the Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program of Self Help Community Services.
He helped start the Bet Tzedek Legal Clinic at the Cardozo School of Law of Yeshiva University. His current non-profit work includes serving on the Board of Directors of the Carter Burden Center on Aging, and the Council of Senior Centers and Services. He is a recipient of the Council's Advocacy Award. He holds positions on the Planned Giving Committees for the Arthritis Foundation and Calvary Hospice Services. He is active in the UJA/Federation of New York and is a frequent speaker at their programs.
Monday, April 29, 7:30 pm
Challenges in Inter-Generational Relationships: Staying Close, and Letting Go
Renee Solomon, DSW, LCSW is a nationally-known gerontologist and retired Columbia University professor of Social Work. She is a Brooklyn College graduate who received her master's in social work from Columbia University and her doctoral degree from the Hunter College School of Social Work. She currently serves as consultant to several social service organizations and has a private psychotherapy practice in Manhattan.
Dr. Solomon has been a keynote speaker and authored papers on subjects ranging from inter-generational family issues, mother-daughter relationships, dependency, healthy aging, stress and other aspects of mental health and services for older people and their families. She has been honored by various institutions including Columbia University, Smith College, Cancer Care, the Lighthouse, Smith College, the Jewish Home and Hospital for the Aged.

An informal discussion with refreshments will follow each presentation, ending by 9:00 pm. These events are open to the public. For additional information, please contact the synagogue office at 212-452-2310, Ext. 39.
• Weekly Talmud Class with Rabbi Bolton - Fasting, Praying, Planting, and Walking Through the Rain
     Masekhet Ta'anit: 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
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May 12 - 18, 2019
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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Our Morning Minyan is
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365 days per year!
FRIDAY, May 17, 2019
Minhah, Kabbalat Shabbat
& Ma'ariv
   6:30 pm Candlelighting 7:50 pm
SATURDAY, May 18, 2019
Shaharit at 9:00 am
This week's Torah reading:
Parashat Emor
Leviticus 21:1 - 24:23
This week's Haftarah:
Ezekiel 44:15 - 44:31
Shabbat Ends
8:49 pm
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