Friday, May 8, 2020

6 am
1 event

Breakfast Program

Location: Pavilion

From: Thursdays & Fridays, 6:00-7:30am


The Breakfast Program, formerly known as the Caring Committee Feeding Program, is among Central Synagogue’s longest ongoing social justice projects. Originally conceived and implemented by longtime congregant Nat Shapiro in 1983, the Breakfast Program was started in response to Mayor Koch’s outcry for New York City’s religious institutions to respond to an exploding homeless and hungry problem. Today, many clients of the Breakfast Program are working poor who greatly appreciate and regularly rely on the warm, nutritious start to their day.

Currently, our volunteers are helping to distribute pre-made sandwiches and other “to-go” items from the doors in front of the Pavilion entrance. Social distancing is observed and a contactless pickup system for the food has been arranged.

Sign up is required in advance to volunteer. For more information or to sign up, contact [email protected].


8 pm
1 event

20s & 30s Virtual Shabbat

Location: Virtual

From: 8:00 pm - 9:00pm


Join us for a special virtual service on May 8 at 8:00 pm. We will have the opportunity to give ourselves time to meditate and reflect on this crazy situation. We will also be saying goodbye to our intern Rena Singer, who will be ordained as a rabbi in May.

Please be sure to register in advance. We will send you the event link the week of the event. Please do not forward it. If friends are interested in joining, please make sure they register in advance.

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