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01/25/2016 03:14:18 PM


Educational Alliance offers free employment and career services for those looking for a new job or wanting to go further in their career.

Workshops at Manny Cantor Center

February 4 - 2:00 pm - Open Computer Lab - Use a Computer for Job Search or Improve Skills
February 8 - 10:00 am - Develop a Great Resume
February 17 - 2:00...

Rosh Hashana video

01/25/2016 02:53:08 PM


Thanks to Peter Gould for sharing this video from Rosh Hashana.  

You can see it on our facebook page.

If you have any pictures or videos from the High Holidays, please share them with our Shul family.

Thanks again Peter!



Free career services at Educational Alliance 

01/06/2016 11:33:53 AM


January 7 - 2:00 pm

Open Computer Lab – Use a Computer for Job Search or Improve Skills

At this workshop, come use a computer for your job search or work with our Computer Tutor to improve your Word, Excel or PowerPoint skills. (Computers will be provided.)

January 11 - 10:00 am          

On-Line Job Search and Research -...

Book reading with Michael eigen

12/21/2015 11:10:47 AM


This special event will be “A Book Reading with Michael Eigen: celebrating his legacy and honoring his timeless contributions for psychoanalysis.”  Sharing from his new book, “Image, Sense, Infinities, and Everyday Life”.   The event will be held at Greenwich House 27 Barrow Street (near 7th avenue) from 1:00-3:00 on the 4th Floor, Refreshments will be served.  There is no fee for this...Read more...

Mazel Tov Isabella & Austin!

12/03/2015 03:21:47 PM


Congratulations and Mazel Tov to Isabella and Austin Stoddart on the birth of their daughter, Eleanor Elizabeth Stoddart, on November 16th.  Isabella is the daughter of Shul Board members Joan and Don Brancaccio.  

We are thrilled to welcome the newest member of The Shul of New York...Read more...

The Shul Mourns the passing of Marie-Helene Weill

11/19/2015 06:10:59 PM


It is with great sadness that we must report the passing of Marie-Hélène Weill on October 27, 2015, one week after her 95thbirthday.

Marie-Hélène and her late husband Guy Weill (1914 –...

The Shul mourns the passing of Steven Ganz

11/10/2015 12:11:20 PM


It is with great sadness that we must inform you of the passing of our good friend and Board Member, Steven Ganz.  For the past 2 ½ years, Steve has served on the Shul’s Board as Secretary. 


Michael Eigen Honored by Karnac Books

10/15/2015 03:35:34 PM


A festschrift honoring Michael Eigen has been published by Karnac Books.

Its title is Living Moments: On the Work of Michael Eigen and it is edited by Stephen Bloch and Loray Daws, who have assembled chapters by therapists from all over the world.  You can see a website by Brent Potter dedicated to this work here.  Or view it at the Karnac Books website.     Read more...

Many Blessings for the Tepperberg Family

10/15/2015 03:30:33 PM


The Shul of New York has three new members:

On January 15, Zoe and Lila Tepperberg welcomed baby brother Max, delighting parents Lisa and Ricky Tepperberg.

Inspired by Rabbi Burt's services and with his guidance and support, Melissa Wood completed the prerequisites and was welcomed...Read more...

Fall 2015 Newsletter - A tribute to Rabbi Burt

08/27/2015 02:50:30 PM


We are very pleased to share with you the Fall 2015 Newsletter.  This year in addition to letters to the congregation from our founder, and beloved and esteemed Rabbi Emeritus Burt Siegel; and the new Rabbi of the Shul of New York, Rabbi Matthew A. Reimer; there are pages and pages of your...Read more...

Rabbi Burt becomes Rabbi emeritus of the Shul of new york

06/01/2015 11:43:39 AM


The Board of Directors announces the retirement as Rabbi of The Shul of New York of our founder and beloved spiritual leader, Rabbi Burt Aaron Siegel, as well as his elevation to the position of Rabbi Emeritus of The Shul of New York.  



New Play by misha shulman - martyrs street

04/09/2015 05:59:29 PM



Hebron, the West Bank. In one week, the Israeli Army will demolish a Palestinian woman’s house. Her son is a Hamas bomb maker. Her daughter is becoming defiant. Her lover was pronounced a traitor. Where does a sane woman go?  On the same street lives a religious Jewish woman, unmarried and pregnant. The...Read more...

Villalobos Brothers at Lincoln Center

02/27/2015 03:12:12 PM


You've heard them as part of The Shul Band at our High Holidays and our Shabbats.  Now you can see them in concert as part of Lincoln Center's American Songbook series.

This concert is not to be missed!   

Masterfully blending the...

Brother Josephus at union Square Ballroom

02/25/2015 09:24:20 AM


We have "fallen for" a wonderful band called Brother Joscephus - and they are playing a Mardi Gras celebration on Friday Feb 27th close to the Shul - at Union Square Ballroom.   Coincidentally, their moves have mirrored the Shuls' - in previous years they played this benefit at the Angel Orensanz center.   They put on an incredible show - wonderful musical talent, spirit, and showmanship.  The music is a mix of...Read more...

Mazel Tov Lindsay and Seth!

02/23/2015 10:48:01 AM


Congratulations and Mazel Tov to Lindsay and Seth Sherer on the birth of their son, Aiden Mach Sherer, on February 18th.  Lindsay is the daughter of Shul Board members Joy and Rich Mach.  

We are thrilled to welcome the newest member of The Shul of New York family! 


Shul ASL interpreters featured in NY times 

02/04/2015 04:35:14 PM


Two of our High Holiday ASL interpreters, Jonathan Lamberton and Andria Alefhi, were featured in a New York times article.  

Congrats Jonathan and Andria!

Read it here.


Books by michael eigen

01/28/2015 04:49:53 PM


Michael Eigen has published three books on kabbalah and psychoanalysis in the past two years.

They are:  1. Kabbalah and Psychoanalysis;  2. A Felt Sense: More Explorations of Psychoanalysis and Kabbalah; 3. The Birth of Experience.

All published by Karnac Books. Another that just came out,  Faith, also focuses on psycho-spiritual realities and has writings on the Zohar,...Read more...

 congratulations Fay and Gene!

12/21/2014 09:53:34 AM


Fay and Gene Stopek celebrated their Wedding Anniversary with the Shul by sponsoring the Oneg after the December 5th Shabbat service.  

Congratulations Fay and Gene from your Shul of New York friends and family!!! 


Michael Eigen lecture

12/05/2014 09:15:23 AM


On Sunday, December 7th, at 3pm Michael Eigen discusses his latest book, Faith. 


Congratulations Anne & joel!

11/10/2014 01:08:52 PM


Anne and Joel Silverman celebrated their 25th Wedding Anniversary with a beautiful and touching renewal of their wedding vows at the Nov 7th Shabbat Service.   

Congratulations Anne and Joel from your Shul of New York friends and family!!



Lymphasizing Video on Indiegogo

11/07/2014 10:59:33 AM



I’m very excited to let you know that crowdfunding has begun for HEALING POWER, a video explaining and demonstrating the Daily Lymphatic Activation.   This video, shot on location in NYC and Bayonne in August by Mumbai documentary filmmaker Shaison P. Ouseph, will be distributed free on Vimeo, YouTube, Documentary Wire, and all the social media platforms that will permit us to post it. We've completed principal...Read more...

 the search for israeli cuisine

10/17/2014 10:36:14 AM


I've been a member of the Shul for ten years. My wife and I looked on and off for years for a shul to join and we're so pleased to have found The Shul of New York. I am a founder of Florentine Films with Ken Burns. I've been making award winning documentaries for decades. A producer, director, cinematographer, still photographer, and author, my films have won an Emmy, a Peabody and two Academy...Read more...

Letter from gayl forman

09/11/2014 02:59:32 PM


Dear Friends and Members of the Shul of New York,

Some of you know of my recent medical diagnosis. I may not have reached out to you all because of time/energy constraints, but know it is not for lack of thinking of you all. Those who do know have been simply wonderful with your outpouring of love, support and prayers. I really appreciate your cheering me on more than words can describe.

From now on I will be working to...

Congratulations Adam & allie!

08/14/2014 12:12:35 PM


On August 3rd, Adam Seidman, son of Karen and Doug Seidman, was married to Alexandra Klein in a joyous celebration at the Roundhouse in Beacon, NY.  

Congratulations Adam and Allie from your Shul friends and family! 


Kickstarter campaign

07/11/2014 04:27:22 PM


Harvey Wang has started a Kickstarter Campaign to fund the publication of his book, From Darkroom To Daylight.

From Darkroom To Daylight tells the stories of photographers, inventors & others navigating the epic changes from film to digital in photography.

The project began as a personal exploration of how the dramatic change in photography from chemical to digital processes has affected...Read more...

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