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Sat / Jul 4
Virtual Havdalah will resume on Saturday, July 11.
Shirah b’Tzibbur Community Song Session
Cantor Brook and Josh Rosenberg
Sun / Jul 5 / 6:15 PM
Independence Day reminds us of the freedoms that we enjoy as individuals and as a community. Exercise your freedom to sing out loud. Learn new songs (lyrics provided) and sing old favorites by American Jewish songwriters.
Hank Greenberg: The Hero who Didn't Want to Be One
Rabbi Elliot Cosgrove and author Mark Kurlansky
Thurs / Jul 9 / 7:00 pm (Eastern Time)
During a summer without baseball, get club seats to hear the inspiring story of a Bronx ballplayer turned role model.
Holocaust Survivors Come Home: 1945-1962
Rabbi Charles Savenor and Paul Liptz
Wed / Jul 15 / 12:00 pm
Survivors arriving in Israel faced three essential challenges: their immediate physical and mental health needs, finding a place to live, and then settling down. Paul Liptz discusses how the 1961 Eichmann Trial opened up the discussion of these Survivor traumas.
Summer Keynote Series
The Spanish Influenza of 1918 and Today’s Health Crisis
John M. Barry joins us to discuss a topic on all of our minds: the novel coronavirus. A leader in public health policy and influenza response, John wrote The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History. What can the flu epidemic of 100 years ago teach us about responding to today’s COVID-19 pandemic? Listen as Barry and Rabbi Cosgrove discuss the parallels between these two diseases and John's forecast for the months to come.
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“Even during this moment when the ground is shifting beneath us, we are not powerless. We are all stakeholders in our community. We can all connect with each other and work toward bettering our lives and the lives of those around us. With wisdom, courage, and quiet faith, we can turn anxiety to confidence and darkness to light.”
Rabbi Elliot J. Cosgrove, PhD
How You Can Help
As we face the public health crisis caused by COVID-19, we are committed to being a force for good in our city and around the world. You are an essential part of these efforts. Visit the Tikkun Olam page to learn how you can help.