Spiritual Meaning and Inspiration in Hasidic Teaching

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LIVING A LIFE OF MEANING Spiritual Meaning and Inspiration in Hasidic Teaching Monday, October 26, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET In the voluminous and rich literature of hasidic homilies from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries (in Poland, Ukraine, and beyond), we encounter a pervasive and multifaceted effort to read the Torah as a portal into the discovery of […]

Celebrate With KirkRidge

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Join us for Kirkridge’s generosity of Spirit Fall Festival & Fundraiser. You’re invited to a special celebration of all who have come to Kirkridge! The evening offers music with the riverside […]

The Torah’s Take on Happiness

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Moses' final speech concludes with a declaration of the happiness of being a Jew: "Happy are you, O Israel!" But does the Torah describe any individual as happy? While the pursuit of happiness is […]

Nurturing Character, Community, and Meaning-Making Through Jewish Education

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LIVING A LIFE OF MEANING Nurturing Character, Community, and Meaning-Making Through Jewish Education Monday, November 9, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET Even as we are zooming forward into a new, Covid-altered educational landscape, there are goals of Jewish education—whether in schools, camps, home, or other settings—that are enduring. In this session we will look at Jewish education […]

Between the Lines: Remix Judaism

Online online, New York

PART OF BETWEEN THE LINES: AUTHOR CONVERSATIONS FROM THE LIBRARY OF JTS An online discussion with Roberta Rosenthal Kwall Monday, November 9, 7:30 p.m. ET Relying on modern Jewish sociology, in addition to narratives running the gamut from the Talmud to timely interviews and personal stories, Remix Judaism shows how a Jewish tradition open to personal meaning can substantially deepen […]

Between the Lines: Tales of the Holy Mysticat

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PART OF BETWEEN THE LINES: AUTHOR CONVERSATIONS FROM THE LIBRARY OF JTS An online discussion with Rabbi Rachel Adler Thursday, November 12, 8:00 p.m. ET This engaging book is a guide to Jewish literacy, using the behavior of Rabbi Rachel Adler's most peculiar cat to lead readers on a journey through thousands of years of […]

Whatever Happened to Moses’s Family?

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HIDDEN HISTORIES AND UNTOLD STORIES JTS scholars uncover the hidden context around biblical figures and important eras in Jewish history. Whatever Happened to Moses’s Family? Tuesday, November 17, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET Why does the Bible seem uninterested in Moses’s line of descent? There are a few marginal references to his descendants among the Levites, and even a priestly line traceable to his […]

Close Looking Salon: Barberini Tapestries

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Take a close look at one of the Cathedral’s most prized textile donations: the Barberini Tapestries! A set of twelve tapestries, these 17th century creations tell the story of the life of Christ. Guided by a Cathedral Educator, you’ll have the opportunity to take a mid-day break and spend time looking closely at these remarkable […]

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Open Bible Study

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Join us every Sunday morning for Open Bible Study as we look at the Sunday scriptures for an interactive hour of discussion. This class is led by various facilitators. Open Bible Study, as the name suggests, is a series of Sunday morning Bible Study classes open to anyone. People approach the Bible with a variety […]

The Wholeness of a Broken Heart

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LIVING A LIFE OF MEANING The Wholeness of a Broken Heart Monday, November 23, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET Life’s challenges raise up the reality of human vulnerability. Too often, people experience the heartbreak of suffering. In this session we will explore the paradoxical teaching of the Kotzker Rebbe that “there is nothing more whole than a broken heart.” […]

The Certainty of Uncertainty

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LIVING A LIFE OF MEANING The Certainty of Uncertainty Monday, November 30, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET Psalm 84, quoted in the Havdalah service, assures us that human felicity arises out of trust in God. But trust is hard to come by, and felicity seems remote in times of duress. In this session we will examine biblical texts that acknowledge the challenges of doubt […]

Where Did the Beit Midrash Come From?

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HIDDEN HISTORIES AND UNTOLD STORIES JTS scholars uncover the hidden context around biblical figures and important eras in Jewish history. Where Did the Beit Midrash Come From? Tuesday, December 1, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET The beit midrash is more than just a physical space. It is a culture of competition and hierarchy, and a claim that group study is perhaps the apex of Jewish religious practice. These elements have defined Jewish learning for […]

Hanukkah: Webinar for Rabbis

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AL NISSIM: ON MIRACLES Join JTS for a free webinar for rabbis designed to inspire you in your preparation of derashot and teaching for this Hanukkah. Presented by Rabbi Gordon Tucker, Vice Chancellor for Religious Life and Engagement, JTS. Wednesday, December 2, 2020, 1:00 - 2:15 pm ET Hanukkah gives us an occasion to think beyond the miracle(s) […]

Virtual Advent Retreat

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Join us as we prepare our hearts for advent looking at how the Gospel narratives connect to the Old Testament; highlights the role of women in first-century Jewish culture; and emphasizes the importance of Mary’s visitation, the census, the stable, the star of Bethlehem, and the flight to Egypt. This 2.5 hour online will be […]

Skills Class: The Talmud’s Guideposts

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AN ONLINE MINI-COURSE WITH JTS Six Wednesdays November 4, 11, 18, 25, December 2, 9  1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET This class is designed for students with one year of college Hebrew, four years of High School Hebrew, Ulpan level bet, or equivalent.  The Talmud often communicates its ideas in fixed expressions (commonly referred to as technical terms), whereby words or phrases take on […]

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Mitzvot and the Path to Human Flourishing

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LIVING A LIFE OF MEANING Mitzvot and the Path to Human Flourishing Monday, December 14, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET The medieval decisor and philosopher Moses Maimonides claimed that the mitzvot (commandments) are a divine law. By this, he meant not only that the mitzvot originate with God, but that they were a medium by which people could flourish both politically and […]

Close Looking Salon: Nativities and the Holy Family

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Join a Cathedral Educator for a live, in-depth study of beautiful nativities and representations of the Holy Family in this mid-day salon. In this interactive experience, look closely and share your observations with others about some of the Holy Family imagery in the Cathedral of St. John the Divine and around the world. Tickets are […]

Mary in History and Culture: A Multi-faceted Reflection of Mary

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This class is a collaboration of multiple women in the TRC community. We seek to offer a timely look at Mary in this Advent season expanding our community’s understanding of the role Mary plays in our theological framework and lives. Team taught, this Advent class will explore various perspectives of Mary, the mother of Jesus. […]

Christmas Eve Lessons and Carols

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The Service of Lessons and Carols is a recent but now classical element of Anglican Liturgy. Carols were a part of England’s secular Christmas celebration, but were only added to church worship services in the mid-19th century with the creation of a service of nine lessons (readings) interspersed with carols. The Cathedral's Service of Lessons […]

Christmas Eve Worship: Children & Families Christmas Pageant

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This year the annual Children & Families Christmas Pageant is going virtual! Gather your family on Christmas Eve at 4:00 pm ET and join us for this Christmas Eve worship service. video link coming soon

Christmas Eve Mass

Corpus Christi Church 529 West 121st Street, New York

December 24, Christmas Eve: 8 am and Midnight Mass (doors open at 10:45 pm, Music and Prayer Vigil beginning at 11:30 pm, followed by Midnight Mass) December 25, Christmas Day: 9.45 am (Spanish), 11:15 am (Choir). NO 8 am Mass. January 1, Solemnity of Mary (holyday): 9:45 am (Spanish), 11:15 am (Choir)   1- Confessions […]

Christmas Day Mass

Corpus Christi Church 529 West 121st Street, New York

December 25, Christmas Day: 9.45 am (Spanish), 11:15 am (Choir). NO 8 am Mass. January 1, Solemnity of Mary (holyday): 9:45 am (Spanish), 11:15 am (Choir)   1- Confessions will be available in the sacristy from 4-5pm on Saturday.  Penitents may go face-to-face or behind the screen. 2- Masses will be celebrated at 5pm on Saturday, […]

Christmas Day Service

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Following the format of the Cathedral’s usual Sunday and Feast Day services during the time of COVID, we celebrate a Service of the Word virtually for Christmas Day. The Dean of the Cathedral presides, and the Bishop of New York preaches. The service will be accessible on this page, as well as on our Facebook […]

New Year’s Eve Watchnight Service

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Click here to register Start:December 31 @ 11:00 pm End:January 1, 2021 @ 12:00 am Event Category:Worship

Solemnity of Mary

Corpus Christi Church 529 West 121st Street, New York

January 1, Solemnity of Mary (holyday): 9:45 am (Spanish), 11:15 am (Choir)   1- Confessions will be available in the sacristy from 4-5pm on Saturday.  Penitents may go face-to-face or behind the screen. 2- Masses will be celebrated at 5pm on Saturday, 8:30am, 9:45am (Spanish) and 11:15am on Sunday.  The church will be cleaned in between […]

The Challenge of Accepting the ‘Other’: Jewish Attitudes Toward Converts

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THE CHALLENGE OF ACCEPTING THE "OTHER" WITH DR. DAVID KRAEMER Part of our series "The 'Other' in Jewish Text and Tradition" January 4, 2020, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. ET One of the best ways to understand the identity of a community or people is to consider what happens when someone who is originally an “other”—a “foreigner”—approaches […]

Putting the “Digital” in Your Ministry

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Facilitator: Shamika Goddard Date: Thursday, Jan. 7, 9:00 – 1:00 pm  |  Friday, Jan. 8, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm | Saturday, Jan. 9, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Format: TBD RSVP: https://myunion.utsnyc.edu/digital-in-your-ministry Learning how to best engage technology and the digital space into one’s ministry is a 21st-century tool. Putting the “Digital” in Your Ministry […]

Judaism for the World: A Neo-Hasidic Perspective

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THE GERSON D. COHEN MEMORIAL LECTURE Rabbi Arthur Green in conversation with Professor Arnold M. Eisen Monday, January 11, 2021, 7:30–8:45 p.m. ET Who are we? Why do we exist? Where are we going? How should we live? In his masterful new book, Judaism for the World: Reflections on God, Life, and Love, Rabbi Arthur Green offers a […]

Just Sundays: Football, Faith, and Justice

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We are pleased to invite you to our recently rescheduled Just Sundays: Football, Faith, and Justice, a virtual conversation with Washington Football Team President Jason Wright; Super Bowl Champion Benjamin Watson; and Union’s own Rev. Kelly Brown Douglas; moderated by The Undefeated’s Jason Reid, on January 13th at 6:15 pm EST. CLICK HERE TO RSVP With the country sharply divided, this […]

Welcoming the Stranger: The Impact of Race on U.S. Immigration Policy and the Call of the Church

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Riverside’s Sojourners Ministry and Antiracism Taskforce are preparing this study of racism and the history of immigration policy which create our current crisis. In her book, Illegal, political scientist Dr. Elizabeth F. Cohen explains how the American immigration system ran off the rails — and proposes a bold plan for reform. She reveals that our […]

Let It Shine: Lighting a Candle for Unity

Cathedral of St. John the Divine 1047 Amsterdam Avenue, at W. 112th Street, New York

In a show of unity with the New York City and wider United States community, the Cathedral of St. John the Divine will host “Let It Shine: Lighting a Candle for Unity” on the eve of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. People from the broader Cathedral community are invited […]

The Mysteries of an Ancient Library: Surprising Lessons from the Dead Sea Scrolls

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SURPRISING LESSONS FROM THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS WITH DR. DAVID KRAEMER Wednesdays Jan 13, 20, 27 and Feb 3, 10, 17 7:00-9:00 p.m. ET Most people have heard of the Dead Sea Scrolls, and many have even seen the fragments on display at the Shrine of the Book at the Israel Museum. But what do […]

Theatre of the Oppressed

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This ministry uses theatre as a means of empowering participants to become actors in movements for social and political change. Originating in Brazil, this technique teaches participants about their power and agency within institutions and systems. Meets on Wednesdays from 8:00-9:00 p.m. each week via Zoom, and every Monday from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. in partnership with […]

The Questions Jews Ask, The Answers Rabbis Give

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ONLINE MINI-COURSE WITH RABBI MORDY SCHWARTZ Thursdays, January 21, 28 and Feb. 4, 11 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET Responsa are among the oldest and most enduring forms of Jewish literature. We have records of tens of thousands of letters from rabbis answering questions posed to them. Unlike commentaries and codes, these are immediate, practical questions facing […]

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