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Weekly Update - Shabbat Vayikra/Zachor

Stanton Street Shul Weekly Newsletter
Week of March 15, 2019 / Adar II 8, 5779

Shabbat Parashat Vayikra/Zachor

This Week's Schedule:

Erev Shabbat, March 15 (Adar II 8)
6:44p Candle Lighting

7:00p Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat/Maariv - NOTE NEW TIME

Shabbat, March 16: Parshat Zachor, Vayikra (Adar II 9)
9:30a Shacharit

10:45a Zachor Reading
12:00p Kiddush


Kiddush this week is sponsored by the House. To sponsor a kiddush, please contact us at

7:44p Shabbat Ends

Sunday, March 17 (Adar II 10)
5:30p Stanton Street Shul Gala Honoring Jeff KatzClick here to see the Scroll of Honor.

Monday, March 18 (Adar II 11)

6:45p Light dinner

7:00p Special Class - "Women's Megilah Reading on Purim" with Rabbi Aviad Bodner. Women and men are welcome to attend. The class is sponsored by Lindy Keiser for the refuah of her brother Gary (Gad Ben Gittel.) To sponsor a class, click here.

Wednesday, March 20: Taanit Esther, Erev Purim (Adar II 13)
5:38a Fast Begins

7:30 p Maariv and general Megillah reading (Main Sanctuary) read by Rabbi Aviad Bodner

7:30 p Women's only Megillah reading (Downstairs Beit Midrash) read by women of the Stanton Street Shul

Thursday, March 21: Purim (Adar II 14)

8:30a Shacharit and Megillah reading (approximately at 9:00a), followed by a Purim Seudah breakfast. Seudat Purim is sponsored by Jeff Katz

This SundayStanton Street Shul Gala Honoring Jeff Katz!

Thank you to everyone who supported our annual fundraiser! We are looking forward to celebrating the shul and Jeff Katz on Sunday, March 17 @ 5:30 pm. There will be good food, music and more. Registration is now closed, by if iyou would like to make a donation in honor of the event, you can still do so on our website.

Looking forward to seeing on Sunday! Click here to see the Scroll of Honor.

Special Class - Women's Megilah Reading: Monday @ 7:00pm March 18 - With Rabbi Bodner

Only recently has the question of women reading megillah for groups of women (or men) on Purim become a practical one. In this class, we will explore the halachic sources of the issue. Join us for this special class taught by the rabbi of the Stanton Street Shul, Rabbi Aviad Bodner. Light dinner will be served. The class is sponsored by Lindy Keiser for the refuah of her brother Gary (Gad Ben Gittel.) To sponsor a class, click here.

Everything you need to know about Purim at Stanton

Wednesday Night, March 20, Erev Purim:

7:30 pm - Maariv and general Megillah reading (Main Sanctuary) 


7:30 pm - Women's only Megillah reading (Downstairs Beit Midrash)


Thursday Morning, March 1st- Purim Morning:
8:30am - Shacharit and Megillah reading (approximately at 9:00am), followed by a Purim Seudah breakfast. Seudat Purim is sponsored by Jeff Katz. More sponsors are welcome!

Next Shabbat - 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.

Next StantonKIDS Program - Shabbat, April 13th @ 10:30 am

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

This Sunday, March 17 - Kids' Pre-Purim Party at Sixth Street Community Synagogue

Join the Sixth Street Community Kinderlach on Sunday, March 17th, at 10:30 AM, for the annual Kids' Pre-Purim Party, which will include brunch, a clown, balloons, facepaint, games, make-your-own rainbow hamantashen, a sing-along with Rabbi Bellino, and much more.  325 East 6th Street. Register here.

Upcoming Sponsorship Opportunities:

Friday Night Kiddush: March 22 April 5, 12

Shabbat Kiddush: April 6, 13

Rabbi's Classes: March 25, April 1, 8


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!)


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180 Stanton St., New York, NY 10002


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