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Weekly Update - Shabbat Pekudei

Stanton Street Shul Weekly Newsletter
Week of March 1, 2019 / Adar I 24, 5779

Shabbat Parashat Pekudei

This Week's Schedule:

Erev Shabbat, March 8: Rosh Chodesh Adar II (Adar II 1)
5:37p Candle Lighting
6:00p Kabbalat Shabbat/Maariv
6:30p Young Professionals Shabbat Dinner at Stanton


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

Dinner sponsors: Daniela Ratner, Ari Sklar and Jennie Cohen

Shabbat, March 9: Pekudei (Adar II 2)
9:30a Shacharit
10:30a StantonKids Shabbat (Ends at 12:00p)
12:00p Kiddush


Kiddush this week is sponsored by Margie Segal in honor of International Women’s Month


12:30p Mincha Gedola

6:36p Shabbat Ends

Sunday, March 10 (Adar II 3)

11:00a Women's discussion group

Monday, March 11 (Adar II 4)
7:00p Class with Hody Nemes - “G-d Weeps in Secret”: A Rabbinic Answer to A Topsy-Turvy World
8:00p Advanced Halacha Class with Rabbi Aviad Bodner

Classes this week is sponsored by Martin and Karen Wolfson. To sponsor a class, click here.

LAST CHANCE TO GET TICKETS THIS SUNDAY - Pre-Purim Costume Gala in honor of Jeff Katz, Sunday evening, March 17

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.


If you cannot make it to the gala, please consider making a donation in Jeff's honor or placing an add in the journal (as low as $36,) every amount and donation countsClick here for more information.

Stanton's Mishloach Manot Project

Mishloach Manot, sending food gifts to friends and family, is one of the four Mitzvot performed on Purim. It is a heartfelt way to emphasize the Jewish unity that lies at the core of the Purim holiday, and to create meaningful connections within our own community at the same time. Through Stanton's MishloachManot project, you can participate in giving a beautiful gift basket to your friends and family at Stanton, which they will receive on Purim when they come to shul.


If you are a shul member, you received an email with your personal log-in code and instructions for how to participate in the project. If you do not receive an email and want to participate, please contact us at ASAP.

Young Professionals Shabbat Dinner - March 8 - SOLD OUT

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.


Dinner sponsors: Daniela Ratner, Ari Sklar and Jennie Cohen

This Shabbat - StantonKIDS Program - Shabbat, March 8th @ 10:30 am

Join us for our next StantonKIDS Shabbat! The class will be on Shabbat morning (Saturday, March 8th) from 10:30am-12pm. 

This Sunday - Women's Discussion Group - March 10, 11:00 am

The next women's discussion group will be on Sunday, March 10th (11:00 am) @ the Shul. The topic of discussion - "Power and Authority" The discussion will be facilitated by Brina Chu. Contact for more details.

Women's Reading of Megillat Esther on Purim

Once again, we will be holding our annual Women's Reading of Megillat Esther on Purim Night, March 20 (Wednesday Night). All women are invited to attend, in costume, with noisemakers in hand!

If you want to get involved with our Women's Tefillah group, please email us at

Yahrtzeit Kiddush for Victims of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, Shabbat Morning, March 23

We invite you to remember with us all those who perished in the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire and honor their memory in the Lower East Side with a traditional kiddush to mark the anniversary of their passing (sponsored by Dr. Elissa Sampson and Prof. Jonathan Boyarin.) Their ongoing struggle to earn a living as poor immigrants reminds us of the necessity of defending immigrant rights, and the rights of poor people today.

Singer Song-Writer Night, Sunday, April 7

Join us for a night of acoustic music by a few members of the synagogue and a few of their friends on the new balcony of our shul. This evening will feature original songs written and sung by the artists listed.  The format will include stories of the creative process and songs in the works. Come by to support the songwriters and the synagogue. More details coming soon.

SAVE THE DATE -  Shabbat HaGadol Community Dinner - April 12

Do you really want to cook for the weekend before Pesach? We didn't think so. Join us for this dinner with all the Chametz foods you can imagine. More details coming soon.

Upcoming Sponsorship Opportunities:

Friday Night Kiddush: March 15, 22 April 5, 12

Shabbat Kiddush: March 16, 30, April 6, 13

Rabbi's Classes: March 18, 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!

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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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