Essential Essays –CANCELLED

October 16, 2018 - 8:00 am

Tue | Weekly from Oct 9 through May 28 | approx. 8:00 am, immediately after morning minyan |
Rabbi Elliot Cosgrove

Join in a discussion of Jewish philosophy, theology and thought. The essay is distributed via a weekly email; if you wish to be added to the distribution list, please contact or 212-369-2600, x120.
No registration necessary.

Contemporary Jewish Thought

October 16, 2018 - 11:30 am

Tue | Weekly from Oct 9 through May 28 | 11:30 am – 12:30 pm | PAS@89th
Rabbi Neil Zuckerman

Each week, explore a reading about contemporary Jewish experience and thought.
No registration necessary.

Daf Shevui: Women’s Weekly Talmud Study

October 17, 2018 - 8:30 am
Wed | Weekly, begins Oct 3 | 8:30–9:00 am | Rabbi Witkovsky | PAS@89th

You may have heard of Daf Yomi, the worldwide study of a page of Talmud a day. As wonderful as this popular endeavor is, the pace is extremely fast, perhaps a bit difficult for even advanced Talmud students to keep up with. We've decided to slow down the pace, covering one page of Talmud per week. Join us! Talmud is always best learned in a group. NO prior knowledge necessary, just a willingness to learn.
No registration necesssary.

Melton Graduate: Rambam II

October 17, 2018 - 6:45 pm

Rambam II: The Letter on T’hiyat Ha-meitim (Resurrection)

Wednesdays | beginning October 10 | 6:45–8:00 pm | 11 sessions
Rabbi Shmuel Afek

Melton School: Year 2

October 17, 2018 - 7:00 pm

The Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning: Year 2

Wednesdays | beginning October 17 | 7:00–9:15 pm | PAS@89th
Rabbi Ethan Witkovsky and Rabbi Shmuel Afek

In Ethics of Jewish Living, students learn how Jewish teachings shed light on contemporary issues such as the environment, inter-personal relationships, end-of-life decisions and stem-cell research. Crossroads explores the lessons of Jewish history and investigates how the Jewish past gives meaning to the Jewish present.

Melton Graduate: Bereshit I

October 17, 2018 - 7:00 pm

Melton Graduate Course: Bereshit I - From Adam to Abraham: The First 20 Generations

Wednesdays | beginning October 17 | 7:00-8:15 pm | PAS@89th | 10 sessions
Rabbi Charlie Savenor

The stories in this course take us from the universal tales of the creation of the world, the flood, and the Tower of Babel to the foundational tales of Abraham and Sarah, and the beginnings of the Jewish people. The themes of family and faith, honor and dishonor, passion and power provide a rich exploration of our people and ourselves.

Melton School: Year 1

October 18, 2018 - 9:15 am

The Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning: Year 1

Thursdays | beginning October 18 | 9:15-11:30 am | PAS@89th
Rabbi Elliot Cosgrove and Debbie Cosgrove

Learn what we as Jews believe and why in Purposes of Jewish Living. Examine the ideas, beliefs and lifecycle and holiday practices involved in living Jewishly in Rhythms of Jewish Living.

This class has reached capacity. Please email to be added to the wait list.

Melton: From Mill St to Park Ave

October 18, 2018 - 9:15 am

From Mill Street to Park Avenue: The History of the Synagogues of New York City

Thursdays | beginning October 18 | 9:15-10:45 am | 10 sessions
Dr. David Kaufman

Melton Graduate: Vayikra

October 18, 2018 - 9:15 am

 Melton Graduate Course: Vayikra (Leviticus) – A Call to Holiness

Thursdays | beginning October 18 | 9:15 - 10:30 am | PAS@89th | 10 sessions
Rabbi Neil Zuckerman

Lunchtime Learning

October 18, 2018 - 12:00 pm


First Thursday of the Month | 12:00–12:45 pm | PAS clergy and staff | PAS@89th
Third Thursday of the Month | 12:00–12:45 pm | DOROT facilitators | PAS@89th

Our Sages said, make Torah study a regular practice. Do as they said, and learn about a wide range of ancient and contemporary topics that can all be considered “Torah.” Come once month, twice a month, or whenever you can.
No registration necessary.