Welcome to the Stanton Street Shul!

The Stanton Street ShulThe Stanton Street Shul is a historic, intimate, and vibrant Orthodox congregation serving the diverse Jewish population in Lower Manhattan. We attract and welcome Jews of all religious, educational, and cultural backgrounds from the Lower East Side, Alphabet City, East and West Villages, Stuyvesant Town, and Tribeca.

SAVE THE DATE: Rabbi Yuter’s Farewell Kiddush, Shabbat morning, July 26

It’s been five wonderful years with Rabbi Yuter as our spiritual (and often practical) leader, and we are planning a big kiddush to say goodbye in a meaningful way. Please save the date, Shabbat morning, July 26, which is Rabbi Yuter’s last official Shabbat as rabbi of the Stanton Street Shul (sigh).

Rabbi Yuter’s Farewell Shiur: Wed, July 9th, 8pm

Rabbi Yuter will be delivering a farewell lecture sharing thoughts, observations, and reflections from his time serving as the Rav of The Stanton Street Shul. This is your last chance to attend Rabbi Yuter’s thoughtful and inspiring weekday class. Don’t miss it!

Rabbinic Search Update: Next Tryout Scheduled for July 11-12

Thanks to everyone for your attendance at the minyanim and classes for our first rabbinic tryout with Rabbi Ephraim Gabbai a couple weeks ago.
We are conducting an online survey of membership to get your feedback on Rabbi Gabbai’s candidacy. Thanks to everyone who has filled it out so far. We value and need members participation and involvement, and your feedback is extremely helpful!
If you are a member and have not received the survey, please send an email to rhfriedman@gmail.com and request it.
If you have received it but not yet filled it out, please do so at your earliest convenience.

In other exciting news, we are pleased to announce that we have invited Rabbi Joshua Frankel for our next rabbinic tryout on Shabbat Parashat Pinchas, July 11-12. Please save the date! The complete schedule for the Shabbat will be coming soon but will be similar to the first tryout, including another community dinner and talk on Friday night.

Rabbi Joshua Frankel received semicha from Yeshivat Chovevei Torah in 2011. He is an alumnus of Yeshivat Har Etzion’s hesder program, holds a BA in Economics from Hebrew University, and is currently getting his MBA from Baruch College. Rabbi Frankel was Assistant Rabbi at Kehilat Beit El – The Tel Aviv International Synagogue and has worked for several Jewish non-profits. He is a member of the International Rabbinic Fellowship, the Beit Hillel Rabbinical Association, and the Siach Social Justice Network.

Memorial Service for Phil Gold, z”l: Sun, July 20th

On Sunday evening, July 20th, a memorial gathering will be held for Phil Gold. Phil was a member, and for many years a regular layner (Torah reader), at Stanton Street’s early morning minyan. Please join us as we come together with members of the other synagogues and minyanim where Phil layned. All are invited to remember Phil, to share thoughts, memories and words of Torah, and to enjoy a good nosh in his memory.

Join us from 6:30-8:00 p.m. on July 20th at the Stanton Street Shul (180 Stanton Street, between Clinton and Attorney Streets)

Rabbi Yuter has arranged for people to say mishnayot for Phil, so pass the word on:

http://www.shloshim.org/?task=getlist&shloshim_id=1810&name=Phil%20Gold&shloshim=2014-07-03

or even easier:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1nHjYqNPjMazl6gfiSyj_3enS8fsOZZJeMMeTaOK06VY/edit#gid=0

Donations in Phil’s memory can be made to the Shul online by clicking here. Choose Other, and in the note specify “in memory of Phil Gold.”