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Weekly Update - Shabbat Beshalach

Stanton Street Shul Weekly Newsletter
Week of January 18, 2019 / Shevat 12, 5779

Shabbat Parashat Beshalach

This Week's Schedule:

Erev Shabbat, January 18 (Shevat 12)
4:39p Candle Lighting
4:47p Hilchot Tefillah Class with Rabbi Bodner - Shelo Asani Isha (Part 3)
5:15p Kabbalat Shabbat / Ma'ariv - Dvar Torah by David Deutsch

Shabbat, January 19: Beshalach (Shevat 13)
9:30a Shacharit

9:30a Women's Tefillah
12:00p Kiddush


Kiddush this week is sponsored by Itorye Silver and Ezekiel Honig in honor of the Bat Mitzvah of their daughter, Sierra Dawn

12:40p Mincha Gedola


4:50p Seuda Shlishit and Parasha Class with Rabbi Bodner on the topic of Shirat Hayam - How did that end up in the Siddur?

5:35p Maariv
5:42p Havdalah

Sunday, January 20 (Shevat 14)

9:00a Shacharit

Monday, January 21: Tu B'Shvat (Shevat 15) - Rabbi Bodner's Weekly Classes
7:00p The Book of Shmuel II - Chapter 18
8:00p Advanced Halacha Class - Birkat Erusin

To sponsor a class, click here.

Community News

  • Condolences to Eric Johnson on the passing of his mother, Grace Elizabeth Johnson z”l. To make a contribution to the Stanton Street Shul to honor the memory of Grace Elizabeth Johnson Z"l please click here. A card will be sent on your behalf to Eric and his family.
  • Mazal Tov to Itorye Silver and Ezekiel Honig on the Bat Mitzvah of their daughter, Sierra Dawn which will be celebrated this week at the Women's Tefillah.
  • Mazal Tov to Avi Sosa & Chavie Sharfman on their engagement!
  • On Sunday, the shul hosted The Stanton 11, an art show curated by David Wander. Eleven artists, each having a connection to the Shul, exhibited their work in the Shul’s newly renovated gallery. Hundreds came to see the art and several purchases were made. The show will be on view from Jan 13 until March 13 during regular shul hours. If you are a potential buyer who is interested in seeing the art at a different time, please contact us at directly to coordinate.
  • We were showcased in The Jewish Week this weekend! Shira Hanau wrote a beautiful piece about the growth, renewal and restoration of the Shul. Read it here and share with friends!

Shacharit Minyan This Sunday (January 20) at 9:00 am!

We will be meeting this Sunday at 9:00 am from a Shacharit minyan at the shul. David Deutsch is observing Yahrzeit for his father. Bagels, cake and coffee (and probably some alcohol) will follow davening. All are welcome to attend.

This week - Women's Tefillah for Parashat Beshalach: January 19

All women are invited to participate in our Women's Tefilah and Torah reading for Parashat Beshalach, on Shabbat morning, January 19. We will be celebrating the Bat Mitzvah of Sierra Hanrahan! Mazal Tov!

Services will begin at 9:30 am and will take place downstairs in the beit midrash. If you would like to layn, lead services, or give a d'var Torah, or if you have questions, send an email to

Next Shabbat - StantonKIDS - Shabbat, January 26th @ 10:30 am

Join us for our next StantonKIDS class! The class this week on Shabbat Yitro (Saturday, January 26th) from 10:30am-12pm.


The kids program and kiddush are sponsored by Jon and Liz Miller in memory of Rochelle Miller, z"l, who dedicated her life to educating children. 

Next Week - Passing On The Light: A Poetry Reading and Yiddish Singing Event for Auschwitz Liberation - Sunday, January 27, 6:00 pm

Come together at the historic Stanton Street Shul to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration and death camp. This special evening will feature writings and songs that shine light on the liberation aspect of this dark day and pass the light from an old generation to a new one, with performances by Iris Tillman, Julia Knobloch, and Lori Leifer. This event is dedicated to the memory of Mara Esther Popper z"l. For more information, click here.

Early Childhood Opportunity: Join Olam Katan

The Stanton Street Shul hosts Olam Katan, a Hebrew/English drop-off play group for children approximately 1.5 - 3 years old. Kids learn tefillah and about Shabbat, holidays, and more through interactive play, crafts and outdoor time. Olam Katan meets between 8:30 AM and noon on Tuesday and Thursday mornings and provides a kosher lunch and snack. We have one spot available for the spring semester for a lucky little chaver or chavera. Want to learn more? Do you know any children or families who might benefit? Contact Lindsey Bodner at

Sunday evening, March 17
Pre-Purim Costume Gala in honor of Jeff Katz

For the past couple of years, Jeff Katz has tirelessly worked his magic on our formerly tired 106 year old building, bringing it back to shining life. On March 17, Stanton members and friends will gather, in costume, at the Shul to honor Jeff. The funds we raise will finance current and future work on the Shul's sanctuary and balcony space. Save the Date for an amazing evening. Click here for more information.

Upcoming Sponsorship Opportunities:

Friday Night Kiddush: Feb 1, 8, 15

Shabbat Kiddush: Feb 16, March 2, 9, 16

Rabbi's Classes: Jan 21, 28, Feb 4, 11


To sponsor a kiddush email us at

To sponsor a class, click here.


Support Us!

We rely on your generosity to keep us going with weekly prayer services, kiddushim, classes, kids programming, women's tefilah, cultural programs and other events. Click here to make a donation to the Stanton Street Shul! (We need your moral support, too: Click here to "Like" us on Facebook!)


Get in Touch!

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180 Stanton St., New York, NY 10002


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P.O. Box 1008, New York, NY 10002


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