Thursday, November 19, 2020

8 am
1 event

Daily Minyan

Location: Virtual

From: Monday–Friday, 8:00–8:15 am


All are invited to join us each morning Monday through Friday on Zoom.
For the link, please email [email protected].


12 pm
1 event

Coffee with Clergy (and Special Guests)

Location: Virtual—live on Central's Facebook page

From: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:00–12:30 pm


Join us on Tuesdays and Thursdays at noon for this great chance to connect virtually in-person with Central’s clergy team. A different member of our clergy team—or a special guest!—will share a favorite text, a new piece of music or arrangement, answer questions, or even lead a short cooking segment.


Tuesday, April 13: Rabbi Nicole Auerbach speaks with Naftuli Moster of Young Advocates for Fair Education (Yaffed) about his advocacy to improve general studies education for Hasidic and Haredi children, enabling them to learn secular knowledge and skills alongside traditional curricula of Judaic studies.

Thursday, April 15: Join Rabbi Ross for his conversation with autistic advocate and Wandering Jews of Astoria board member Meredith Nicholson about the importance of Autism Awareness and Acceptance month and what meaningful allyship with autistic people looks like.

To join us online for this program, simply visit Central Synagogue’s Facebook page.


1 pm
1 event

Jewish Journeys With Mike Hollander (Part III): Water, Water, Water

Location: Zoom

From: Thursday, November 19, 1:00–2:15 pm


Take a virtual trip to Israel with guide Mike Hollander and learn about Israel’s ongoing challenges with limited natural water resources, from the Biblical period to present day.

Zoom Link information will be sent to registrants 24 hours before each lecture.

Learn more and register »


December 3, 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

“Machaneh Yehuda” - since physical travel to Israel is limited these days, we will go on a virtual tasting tour to see the sights, smell the smells, hear the sounds, and meet some of the people in Jerusalem’s Shuk Machaneh Yehudah, one of the world’s most popular markets and a Mecca for foodies. 

December 17, 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

“Dilemmas of Majority - Minority Relations in Judea and their Impact on Israel Today” - Our national anthem, Hatikva, refers to our “Two Thousand Year Hope” to return to the Land of Israel from exile. Now that we have, how do we look at our past - and in particular, the Hellenistic and Roman Periods, when we were last independent - to mold our present reality. This virtual tour will explore sites in Israel, including Masada, Tzippori, and others to learn how relations with the larger superpower affected Judaism, and will see how that same question challenges contemporary Israel.



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