Newsletters & Articles
Shul Newsletters & Articles
Rabbi Eva is interviewed in The Jewish Week (Aug 2016).
Article in The Jewish Week (Aug 2016) about Jewish Journey Project that mentions the Shul and has several quotes from Adam Feder.
Torah, Wine and...Electric Mandolin?
A wonderful 2007 New York Times piece about the Shul Band and our Rosh Hashana services.
Coming of Age and Back to Her Faith
A New York Times article about the 2004 adult Bar/Bat Mitzvah class.
The Shul of New York Newsletter
News From the Heart
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The entire newsletter is a moving tribute to our founder and beloved and esteemed Rabbi Emeritus Burt Siegel. Inside are letters from Rabbi Burt and Rabbi Matthew to the congregation, followed by pages of tributes to Rabbi Burt written by the congregation of the Shul of New York.
(A large file, but worth the wait.)
A moving message from Rabbi Burt, an introduction to Associate Rabbi Matthew Reimer and interesting stories and pictures of Shul life that run the gamut from Shul School to The Shul Band, there's something for everyone in this issue!
The JOY of the upcoming High Holidays; Crystal's Conversion; An adventure at the Met; Tributes to Bill Lavner and John Balan; Shul School Update; Martin's Bar Mitzvah and Julia's Bat Mitzvah; Poetry by Ilsa Gilbert.
An Adult Bat Mitzvah story; Behind the scenes at The Shul; On Becoming Jewish; A Modern Day Solomonic Solution; A Reverie by Musical Director, Adam Feder.
Shul School student update; Family Programs; Meet our new intern; Tribute to Shelia Grosfeld; Rabbi Burt's "Metropolitan Diary" moment; High Holiday Quiz with Bill Lavner.
Roving Reporter gets reflections on High Holy Days; new Family Programs and Shul School curriculum; the Shul of New York's Essential Teachings; SoNY on Facebook; Interfaith Social Action opportunities.
Tenth Anniversary of the Shul; the Shul Band profiles; a tribute to founding Co-Presidents Mike and Vera Hearn; Book reviews.
Rabbi Burt's history of the Shul; excerpts from Bar and Bat Mitzvah speeches; a send-off for Shul Band member Lilly Lavner; musings on the journey from the Holocaust to Maccabiah Chai.
Approaching the High Holidays, a quilt, interfaith relationships, an inspiring Passover, moving Bar Mitzvahs, great pictures and more.
The idea of "home"; the Villalobos concert, and more!
Kenny's (famous) Kol Nidre speech, plus lots of inspiring stories about how people found our Shul.