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Weekly Update - Shabbat Emor

Stanton Street Shul Weekly Newsletter
Week of May 17, 2019 / Iyar 12, 5779

Shabbat Parashat Emor 

This Week's Schedule:

Erev Shabbat, May 17: 27th Day Omer (Iyyar 12)
7:00p Mincha/Maariv
7:50p Candle Lighting
Tonight's Sefirah Count Is: היום שמונה ועשרים יום שהם ארבעה שבועות לעמר

Shabbat, May 18: 28th Day Omer, Emor (Iyyar 13)
9:30a Shacharit  

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


Kiddush this week is sposnsored by the Giving Circle

8:56p Shabbat ends

Tonight's Sefirah Count Is: היום תשעה ועשרים יום שהם ארבעה שבועות ויום אחד לעמר

Sunday, May 19: Pesach Sheni, 29th Day Omer (Iyyar 14)
10:00a StantonKids Lag B’Omer @ Siempre Verde Garden (Ends at 12:00p)

2:00p Women's discussion group
Tonight's Sefirah Count Is: היום שלשים יום שהם ארבעה שבועות ושני ימים לעמר

Monday, May 20: 30th Day Omer (Iyyar 15)
Rabbi Bodner's classes will not be meeting this week  

Mark Your Calendar!
Stanton Street Shul Membership Meeting - June 30th

The Stanton Street Shul Annual Membership Meeting will take place on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. Detailed information will be sent out to members later this month.


Now is a great time to renew your membership or join the Stanton Street Shul.

  • Current members, please renew your membership on our website, using your Shulcloud account here.

  • If you are not yet a member, please join by filling out the form on our website.

We rely on our lay leaders, committee members, and volunteers. If you are interested in taking on a more active role at Stanton, please email

This Shabbat - Women's Tefillah for Parashat Emor: May 18

All women are invited to participate in our Women's Tefilah and Torah reading for Parashat Emor, on Shabbat morning, May 18.

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

This Sunday - StantonKids Lag B’Omer @ Siempre Verde Garden, May 19th at 10:00 am

On Sunday, May 19th, from 10:00am-12pm, join us for some outdoor family fun with the StantonKIDS and Sixth Street Community Kinderlach!  We'll celebrate nature with activities at the Siempre Verde Garden right across the street from the Shul!  Bad weather? We'll be indoors at the Shul, and bring nature in with us. Click here for more info.

Women's Discussion Group - May 19, 2:00 pm

The next women's discussion group will be on Sunday, March 10th (11:00 am) @ the Shul. The topic of discussion - Humor & Health: Exploring both entities and the interaction between the two. The discussion will be facilitated by Brina Chu. Contact for more details.

Active Shooter Training Program - Monday, May 20th at 6:30 pm

The NYPD Shield is countering terrorism through information sharing. This program is designed to provide the public with an awareness on how to respond in an active shooter situation. Monday, May 20th at 6:30 pm, Orenstein Pavillion, 15 Willett Street. All are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Next StantonKIDS Program - Shabbat, May 25th @ 10:30 am

Join us for our next StantonKIDS Shabbat! The class will be on Shabbat morning (Saturday, May 25th) from 10:30am-12pm. To sponsor a future kids program, contact us at

Stanton Street Shul Torah Ark Restoration - Matching Grant Opportunity

The The Victorian Society New York has granted the Stanton Street Shul $750 from its Margot Gayle Fund to help underwrite the repair/restoration of our Torah ark.

The monetary award will be presented on Monday, May 20, 2019, but must be matched by our members and friends.  Please respond generously so we can continue to improve the beauty and safety of our historic shul. Donate here.

Through a Spiritual Lens - A New Photography Exhibit at the Stanton Street Shul
on view until August 18

The Stanton Street Shul is pleased to host "Through a Spiritual Lens", an photography exhibit curated by David Wander. The show will be on view from May 16 until August 18.  More info here.

Upcoming Sponsorship Opportunities:

Friday Night Kiddush: May 17, 24

Shabbat Kiddush: June 1, 8, 15, 22

Rabbi's Classes: June 3,10,17


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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