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Virtual Programming with Zoom 

We are gathering through Zoom in this time of social distancing. We are pleased to be able to offer a variety of ways to join together virtually through Zoom while not getting together in person. To get set up, see the following Zoom Instructions. Once you're set up, click on links below to join us for virtual events and classes!

Click on this link for a simple video (less than one minute) on how to “join a meeting.”  

How you can use Zoom
To use on your desktop, tablet or smartphone: download Zoom Cloud Meeting from the app store or Google Play. To use on a landline, call: 1 (929) 205-6099 and enter the meeting ID.

Video and Microphone
If you have a camera on your computer you can participate by video (or turn it off). If you want to talk you must have a microphone or call in on the phone. Please make sure you are in a relatively quiet place. If you talk to someone else when you are unmuted we can hear you. 

For an archive of recordings of ZOOM classes, click here.

How the Torah Exodus Morphs  Into the Haggada  Exodus

Rachel Frazer Teaches


March 8th at 7pm via ZOOM

How the Torah Exodus Morphs Into the Haggada Exodus

The exodus story we read in the Hagaddah differs from the one we encounter in the Torah. In this class, we will explore how the story morphed from Tanach to Hagaddah and some insights as to why.

To sponsor this class, please click here!

Artemisia: Esther and WomenRichard McBee's Art Talk

Richard McBee discusses Artemisia Gentileschi's Esther Before Ahasuerus in the Metropolitan Museum of Art--a paradigmatic example of this 17th century female artist’s oeuvre. 

More than a quarter of Gentileschi's paintings aggressively depict Jewish heroines in a Baroque era rock-star career. We shall explore her feminist Jewish treasures.

Monday, February 22nd at 7pm via ZOOM 

Solving Mysteries in Megillat Esther: Whatever Happened to Vashti?

February 18th at 8pm 

via ZOOM

Sandra Rapoport will explore Biblical storytelling, the historical context of the Megillah, and the different approaches of the Jerusalem and Babylonian Talmuds to Vashti and the legends surrounding her fate. Ms. Rapoport will then read from her latest novel, The Queen & The Spymaster which tells the story of Vashti, and solves the biblical mystery.

Sandra E. Rapoport is an attorney, an award-winning author of four books, Resident Scholar in Law and Bible at Harvard.
Click here to order your copy of The Queen & The Spymaster at a special 20% discount.

Stanton Street Shul Book Club

Jewish Art with Richard McBee
Wednesdays, July 8, 15, and 22 
For an audio recording of the July 15th class, click here

Three-part course on Jewish art, in advance of the fast of Tisha b'Av. Richard is a Stanton member and co-founder of the Jewish Art Salon. The course aims to visually set the tone for the upcoming full-day fast that begins on the evening of July 29th.

July 8 at 7:30pm: “Maus” by Art Spiegelman and “Lamentations” by Mark Podwal

July 15 at 7:30pm: David Wander “Holocaust Haggadah“ and Art & Auschwitz

July 22 at 7:30pm: Mourning, Memory and Art: Images of the Destruction of Jerusalem

Megillat Rut                                                              Tuesday, May 26th Mordechai Silver will lein.          Rabbinic Intern Jason Goldstein will make a presentation on the Megilah                                    (image by Richard McBee)
Join the via Zoom using this link.

Jewish History Class with David Deutsch
Mondays at 7:00 PM
through May 25th
Join the class via Zoom using this link.
Call in by phone: (929) 205-6099
Meeting ID: 851 9697 2546
Password: 173796

Sinaitic Revelation: When and What
Shavuot themed shiur by Rabbinic Intern Jason Goldstein
Tuesday May 19th at 7:00 pm

Shavuot is "the time of the giving of the Torah." What exactly did God give us on this day and what is the import for continuing interpretation? In search of an answer to this fundamental question we will explore sources ranging from Second Temple Period writings to classic rabbinic literature to modern Jewish philosophers.

Join by Zoom at this link 

Lag B'Omer Dance Party!
Tuesday, May 12, 8:00-9:00 PM

Put on your dancing shoes (or socks) and let's celebrate at least one plague ending, with some Motown.

Join via Zoom:

Meeting ID: 115 407 870

Pre-Shabbat Kabbalat Shabbat
Fridays at 6:30 PM (will end before candlelighting)

Join Zoom meeting online at:
To participate by phone: 1 (929) 205 - 6099
Meeting ID: 501 604 242

Come together for davening as we prepare to welcome Shabbat in our own homes.

Community Havdalah
Motzei Shabbat, 15 minutes after Shabbat ends

Join Zoom meeting online at:
To participate by phone: 1 (929) 205 - 6099
Meeting ID: 603 704 215

Come together post-Shabbat to connect and transition from Shabbat into the new week.

Parashat HaShavua with Rabbi Howard Handler
Tuesdays at 7:00 PM
April 28 to May 12
NOTE: MAY 12th Class is CANCELED

Join Zoom meeting online by clicking here.
To participate by phone: 1 (929) 205-6099 
Meeting ID: 840 3231 5182
Password: 223449

The Stanton Street Shul is expanding its variety of on-line Zoom educational opportunities by offering this special, new class for parshiot Kedoshim, Emor, and Behar, taught by Rabbi Howard Handler. 

Plan B in the Torah: Shiur by Rachel Frazer
Thursday, April 30, at 7:30 PM

Join Zoom meeting online by clicking here.

To participate by phone: 1 (929) 205-6099 
Meeting ID: 837 9543 9082
Meeting password: 182345 ​​​​​

Rachel Frazer lives in Teaneck, NJ where she is a member of the Judaic Studies faculty at Yavneh Academy. Rachel is also a presenter of adult courses including, currently, "Exploring Reflections of Tanach in Secular Literature." Rachel is known for her intelligent, thoughtful and provocative insights.

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