PSJC is an egalitarian Conservative synagogue community defined by our inclusive spirit and our range of opportunities for spiritual renewal, growth and participation.
Come visit our beautiful, landmark synagogue at 1320 8th Avenue (the corner of 8th Avenue and 14th Street) in Brooklyn. Want to learn more? Join us for services or contact our office.
Mezuzah Making Class
Wednesday, August 6 | 7:00PM
Release after Tisha B’Av and create art together. Following up on the success of “The Art of the Book of Ruth”, we are coming together again to learn about the mitzvah of Mezuzah and then (with the guidance of master artists) to create glass mezuzah cases of our own. $45 covers the class and materials. RSVP required to ensure adequate materials.
Learn About the Peace-Makers of Israel’s Arab-Jewish Community and Its School for Peace
Thursday, August 7 | 7:00PM
PSJC welcomes Aviv Canaani, Noor Nashef and Karin Shbeta to share their involvement with Oasis of Peace/Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam (NSWAS). The Oasis for Peace’s School for Peace offers courses and seminars for Arab and Jewish youth and adults to learn together. Aviv Canaani will speak to us about the NSWAS School for Peace more…
A Sweet New Year: Send Honey to a Loved OneOnce again this year we are offering our community the opportunity to purchase jars of honey to send to your friends and family for Rosh HaShanah 5775. This fundraiser is in it’s third year and it has been a great success We want to continue to welcome in the New Year with this sweet treat. We have decided to use a new vendor and feel confident that this vendor, Honey From The Heart, they promise to ship their quality honey in a timely manner. The whole ordering process is made easy through their website. Act quickly, free shipping is available until July 21. The deadline for all orders is September 1, 2014.
Get Acquainted Lunch in Prospect ParkSaturday, August 16 | 1:30PM
PSJC regulars, newcomers, and anyone in between are all welcome. Our summer Get Acquainted Lunches are held in Prospect Park, behind the Picnic House (enter the park at 3rd or 5th St). This is a wonderful opportunity to extend the Shabbat-spirit with other PSJCers and keep the Shabbat vibe going all afternoon long. In addition to bringing food, consider bringing a blanket or mat to sit on. The next Get Acquainted lunch will be September 20.
Service Times at PSJC
Check Out This Week’s Parasha and Haftarah!
Link to ShulCloud Here!
Shop on Amazon and Support PSJC
Amazon.com has recently launched a new feature called Amazon Smile that will send a portion of any orders you make on Amazon back to the charity of your choice. So now all of the shopping you do on Amazon can benefit PSJC at the same time. In order for your purchases to benefit PSJC you must click on this link or visit http://smile.amazon.com/ch/11-1969905.
Summer Newsletter is Here!
Hot off the press! Enjoy the latest installment of news at Park Slope Jewish Center.
Got announcements? Send them in by Monday 5 pm to the office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PJ Library is Here!
PJ Library (PJ, as in pajamas!) is at PSJC! This program provides families with a FREE treasury of Jewish books and music! Families enrolled in PJ LIBRARY receive a high-quality, expert-selected and kid-tested (!) Jewish book or CD every month!
PSJC is making 200 subscriptions available on a first-come, first-served basis to families connected to PSJC and living throughout Brooklyn. This program is for children 6 months through 8 years old – Sign Up Here! Have questions? Contact Amy Deutsch, Associate Director of Children’s Programming at email@example.com. And, learn more about PJ Library here!
PSJC Volunteers at Masbia
Hunger knows no season; neither does PSJC’s social action committee. If you have time (3 or 4 times a year) and the oomph to volunteer at a local kosher soup kitchen, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Chance to Save a Life
A CHANCE TO SAVE A LIFE–PSJC MEMBER IN NEED OF KIDNEY TRANSPLANT (A member of our shul, Neil Jaffee, is in need of a kidney transplant. His greatest hope for a successful transplant is for him to receive this transplant from a living donor. To learn more about how you might be able to help Neil, click here.
Social Hall & Classroom Rentals @ PSJC
The beautiful, new Social Hall classrooms are complete and available for rentals on some evenings and weekends. Click here for details.
B’Yachad Nivneh – Together We Will Build
$860,000 raised | 161 member households participated (out of total 300) | Approximately 20% raised is from outside donors | Total Goal: $2.15M
Grow & Behold Foods– OU-Kosher Chicken Delivery
Grow and Behold Foods delivers their exclusive line of OU-Kosher, pasture raised poultry every 2 weeks in Brooklyn. Orders are due by 4:30pm on Sunday before the delivery day.