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Weekly Update - Shabbat Behar

Stanton Street Shul Weekly Newsletter
Week of May 24, 2019 / Iyar 19, 5779

Shabbat Parashat Behar

This Week's Schedule:

Erev Shabbat, May 24: 34th Day Omer (Iyyar 19)
7:00p Mincha/Maariv
7:56p Candle Lighting
Tonight's Sefirah Count Is: היום חמשה ושלשים יום שהם חמשה שבועות לעמר

Shabbat, May 25: 35th Day Omer, Behar (Iyyar 20)
9:30a Shacharit
10:30a StantonKids Shabbat (Ends at 12:00p)
12:00p Kiddush


Kiddush luncheon this week in honor of the Marriage of Dr. Ed and Lisa (Wieder) Kaplan is sponsored by Ed’s Mom Geraldine Kaplan. Mazal Tov!


7:50p Mincha

8:10p Seuda Shlishit

8:55p Maariv
9:04p Havdalah
Tonight's Sefirah Count Is: היום ששה ושלשים יום שהם חמשה שבועות ויום אחד לעמר

Monday, May 27: 37th Day Omer (Iyyar 22)
Classes will resume next week

Community News

Mazal Tov to Lisa Wieder on her marriage to Dr. Ed Kaplan this week. Mazal Tov to the parents, Barbara and Shelly Wieder.

Mazal Tov to Karen Blatt on her upcoming marriage to Ari Hirt this week. Mazal Tov to Samara and Cobi!

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 - StantonKIDS Program - May 25th @ 10:30 am

Join us for our 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

Tikkun Leil Shavuot - Evening of Learning, Saturday Night, June 8 

On Motzei Shabbat, Erev Shavuot, we will have a Tikkun Leil Shavuot (evening of learning) with a community dinner. All are welcome and encouraged to participate.

Schedule of the evening:

7:55 pm - Mincha

8:45 pm - Maariv followed by dinner for the entire community (sponsors welcome!)

9:30 pm - Talk by Avraham Sosa: "Community and Converts: a Shared Responsibility" 

10:30 pm - Talk by Rabbi Aviad Bodner: "David HaMelech or David the Politician?" - An in-depth study of King David's rise to power 

Next Women's Tefillah for Parashat Shlach: June 29 - Shabbat Kallah for Chavie Sharfman

All women are invited to participate in our Women'sTefilah and Torah reading for Parashat Shlach, on Shabbat morning, June 29 where we will be celebrating the Shabbat Kallah of Chavie Sharfman! 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

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 24, 31, June 7, 14

Shabbat Kiddush: June 1, 8, 15, 22

Rabbi's Classes: June 10,17,24


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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