Park Avenue Synagogue’s community has continued to grow, with virtual programming reaching across the globe. We are proud to be able to go with you wherever you are — praying, marking milestones, and learning with our ever-expanding PAS family through ongoing favorite programs and new opportunities alike.
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The Light of Days — Women of the Resistance
Presented on Jul 20, 2021
Judy Batalion and Rabbi Zuckerman
While doing research on strong Jewish women at the British Library, Judy Batalion came across an old, dusty Yiddish book. Freuen in di Ghettos (Women in the Ghettos) was a thriller about “ghetto girls” who hid revolvers in teddy bears, bribed Nazis with whiskey and pastries, and
Poems Born in Bergen-Belsen
Presented on Jul 17, 2021
Menachem Z. Rosensaft
Confronting God, the perpetrators of the Holocaust, and the bystanders to the genocide in which six million Jews were murdered, Menachem Rosensaft's new book of poetry also reflects on themes that echo from then to now: other global genocides, the urgency of racial justice, and the separation and
Tikkun Olam: The Role of Private Enterprise in Healing the World
Presented on Jul 13, 2021
Geeta Aiyer, David Blood, and Lisa Hall
From social justice to climate change, how does the business sector fit into the work of repairing the world? This keynote event featured an introduction from Rabbi Witkovsky and Marc Becker, and a panel of industry experts moderated by Lisa Hall shared their insights.
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The Torah of Ted Lasso
Presented on Jul 21, 2021
When Ted Lasso was hired to coach an English Premier League football team, little did he know that he would have more victories off the field than on the pitch. PAS learned how his core goals are rooted in Jewish tradition. Pray ball!
Chagall and the Bible
Presented on Jul 28th, 2021
Rabbi Savenor and Jean Bloch Rosensaft
Marc Chagall was profoundly inspired by the Bible throughout his career, producing biblical works in a broad array of mediums. Discover how his unique interpretations of this core Jewish text were shaped by his time in Vitebsk and St.
Biblical Poetry and Lamentations in Its Day
Presented on Jul 14th, 2021
Rabbi Savenor and Dr. Sharon Keller
Biblical poetry takes many forms, some of which are easy to see, some of which are not. Poetry is one of the ways that our forbearers expressed their joys and sorrows. Explore how those expressions took form using historical examples.