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Weekly Update - Shabbat Tetzaveh

Stanton Street Shul Weekly Newsletter
Week of February 15, 2019 / Adar I 10, 5779

Shabbat Parashat Tetzaveh 

This Week's Schedule:

Erev Shabbat, February 15 (Adar I 10)
5:13p Candle Lighting

5:20p Rabbi Bodner's Tefillah Class - The blessing Shelo Asani Goy

5:45 p Kabbalat Shabbat/Maariv

Shabbat, February 16: Tetzaveh (Adar I 11)
9:30a Shacharit
10:30a StantonKids Shabbat (Ends at 12:00p)
12:00p Kiddush


Kiddush this week is sponsored by Alvin Goldstein in memory of his parents Jacob (Yaakov) and Anna (Chana) Goldstein z"l

12:30p Mincha Gedola
6:13p Havdalah

Monday, February 18 (Adar I 13)
No Classes this week

Community News

  • Mazal Tov to Misato and Gabe Shrem on the birth of a baby boy last Shabbat! Please see details of the brit milah here.
  • Mazal Tov to Jacqueline and Jonathan Shahrabani on the birth of a baby boy this week!
  • Condolences to our member Lindy Keiser on the passing of her brother Mark Voight z"l. Lindy will be sitting shiva with her family in Michigan and will return to New York next week. She can be reached at

GET YOUR TICKETS TODAY - 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. Click here for more information.

This week - StantonKIDS - Shabbat, February 16th @ 10:30 am

Join us for our next StantonKIDS class led by Rabbi Bodner! The class will be this Shabbat (Saturday, February 16th) from 10:30am-12pm. 

New Series of Classes for Purim with Hody Nemes, Begins Feb 25 (Monday nights, 7:00 pm)

Join us for an exciting new series of classes at our shul with our rabbinic intern Hody Nemes and prepare yourself for the upcoming Purim holiday!


Feb 25 - The Answer is Bowing in The Wind: Why did Mordechai Refuse to Kneel?


March 4 - Getting to the “Art” of the Matter: Discovering Esther on the Painter’s Canvas - Co taught with David Wander


March 11 - “G-d Weeps in Secret”: A Rabbinic Answer to A Topsy-Turvy World 

Shabbat Across America Community Dinner - March 1, Register Now

Join us for our next community dinner on March 1, for a special Shabbat dinner at the Stanton Street Shul.
Due to the high demand, registration will close on February 25th at 7:00 pm unless we sell out earlier. Please register for the dinner ($30 members, $38 non-members, $100 on our website.
Questions? Want to help us with set-up or another volunteer role? Email us at


Thank you to our dinner sponsors: Hilda and Reuben Epstein, Dana Friedman, Alan Schwartz, Jeff Katz, George Kleiner and Barry Feldman. More sponsors are welcome!

Young Professionals Shabbat Dinner - March 8

If you are in your 20s or 30s and want to meet more friends in downtown Manhattan, join us for this Shabbat dinner in the LES, we'd love to have you. For more details and to register, Click here.


Dinner hosts: Jonathan Zylberberg, Camilla de Sanna, Simon Chafetz, Jennifer Volmer, Serena Ella Morena, Valentin Cohen, Zack Cohen, Daniela Ratner, Eli Szus, Natan Wise and Adam Chetrit.

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

LES Community Event: Honoring Kidney Donors - Sunday, Feb 24 @ 10:30 am 

The Shulman & Ambrose Families invite you to "2 Sides of a Kidney; Honoring Kidney Donors."

Come & learn about kidney donation. Breakfast buffet at 10:30 am. Program starts at 11:00 am. 

The event will take place at the Orenstein building 15-17 Bialystoker Place.

Upcoming Sponsorship Opportunities:

Friday Night Kiddush: Feb 22, March 15, 22,

Shabbat Kiddush: March 2, 16, 30

Rabbi's Classes: March 4, 11, 25


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!

The Stanton Street Shul is located at

180 Stanton St., New York, NY 10002


Our mailing address is:

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


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