||The Brotherhood Synagogue
is a progressive congregation in the Conservative Jewish tradition. We seek to meet the needs of American Jewry and to work towards making religious brotherhood a living reality. We invite all to share in the values and traditions of our Jewish faith, striving for the ways of peace and righteousness. Our synagogue is located in downtown New York, on Gramercy Park.
Friday-Saturday, December 13 & 14
On Friday evening after services, please join us for a delicious bbq dinner from Smokey Joes followed by a talk from Jeffrey Yosokowtiz -- writer, pickler, food producer, co-founder of the Gefilteria in Bklyn, and THE authority on Jews & Pork -- who will entertain us with a talk titled, "From Heinz Baked Beans to Nabisco's Oreo - How America Became Kosher" Click to the Synaplex page to download the registration form for dinner and to preorder the book.
Friday, December 20
Please join us at Brotherhood for our wonderful Family Shabbat services!
5:30 pm - Children up to age 3 in the Yellow Room with Daphna Mor
Registration is now open for the Winter/Spring 2014 Early Childhood Program sessions.
Click here for all the details.
Made in NYC: How the Big Apple Transformed the World of Jewish Music
Sunday, January 12, 3:00 - 4:30 pm
We are hosting a major musical event featuring the local members of the Cantors Assembly. Drawn from some of the most prominent synagogues in the five boroughs and Long Island, this concert will feature some of America's top cantorial talents performing an eclectic mix of hazzanut, Yiddish, Tin Pan Alley and much more. All proceeds to benefit the Cantors Assembly. For more information, contact Cantor Weis.
General Admission Tickets: $18
Sponsor Tickets: $36 and above (includes private reception with the artists)
Brotherhood Film Series: The First Israeli In Space
Sunday, January 19, 4:00 pm
Guest speaker: Director Neil Weisbrod. "The First Israeli in Space" is a film about Ilan Ramon, Israel's first astronaut.It follows the footsteps of Ilan Ramon from the beginning of his training until his untimely death when the Shuttle Columbia disintegrated over Texas. For more than four years a film crew from Israel's Public Television Station, headed by director Neil Weisbrod, documented the long road which led Ilan, a veteran F-16 pilot in the IAF to NASA's Astronaut Training Facility in Houston and to the Launch Pad in Florida.
A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
with special guests: The Peace & Serenity Choir
Friday, January 24, during Services
Sponsored by the Interfaith Committee
How to be a Friend to a Friend Who's Sick
Sunday, January 26, 10:00 - 1:00 pm
A breakfast and keynote from award-winning journalist, Letty Cottin Pegrebin, followed by two workshops. Click here for further details.
Brotherhood Film Series: A Place at the Table
Wednesday, January 29, 7:00 pm
Guest Speaker: co-producer and celebrity chef, Tom Colicchio and his wife,
Lori Silverbush, a filmmaker and co-director of A Place at the Table
50 Million Americans—1 in 4 children—don’t know where their next meal is coming from.
"A Place at the Table" tells the powerful stories of three such Americans, who maintain
their dignity even as they struggle just to eat. In a riveting journey that will change forever
how you think about the hungry, “A Place at the Table” shows how the issue could be
solved forever, once the American public decides—as they have in the past—that ending
hunger is in the best interests of us all.
Brotherhood Film Series: Commie Camp
Sunday, February 9, 4:00 pm
Guest Speaker: Katie Halper, writer, director, producer, comedienne.
In summer 2012, Rush Limbaugh, the right-wing talk-radio host and Republican Party
unofficial head, publicized an expose by the libertarian organization Americans for
Limited Government: President Obama’s nominee to head the Bureau of Labor Statistics
had sent her kids to a Jewish summer camp "with Communist roots," which
"indoctrinates" its campers with "extremist" ideology. Comedian and filmmaker Katie
Halper went to that very camp, Camp Kinderland, as did her mother and grandmother.
Have she and her family been brainwashed? Are the children attending
camp today in danger? If so, can they be saved? There's only one-way to find
out–by going back to camp.
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