Recurring Event Shabbat Morning Services

Shabbat Morning Services

Sanctuary 257 West 88th Street, New York, NY

Passionately traditional, boldly innovative, and deeply spiritual, Shabbat services at BJ are like no other. Join us on Shabbat mornings for soul-stirring prayer, infused with melodies from across the Jewish world, brought to life by our extraordinary musicians, and deepened by the wisdom of our tradition, calling us to renew our commitment to building a […]

4th and 5th Grade Unrolling

Sanctuary 257 West 88th Street, New York, NY

BJ member families of students in fourth grade are invited to our B-Mitzvah journey opening ritual. The entire Torah will be unrolled and each student will find the parashah (portion) that they will read when called to the Torah for their B-Mitzvah.

Poetry Remembers, The Heart Sings

Rabbi Rachel Cowan Chapel 270 West 89th Street, New York, NY

Join Dr. Sofija Grandakovska for an exploration of how oral history constitutes the historical, cultural, and socio-religious life of the Sephardim in Ottoman Macedonia.

Una Noche en Monastir: A Night of Balkan and Ladino Music

Sanctuary 257 West 88th Street, New York, NY

In celebration of Shabbat Shirah (Shabbat of Song), join us for a performance of music from the Balkans. The concert's original arrangements highlight the diversity and depth of the region's culture, from its exhilarating folk dances and virtuosic instrumental playing, to unique, piercing vocal sounds and Ladino songs beloved by its once-thriving Sefaradi Jewish community.

Midnight Run with the BJ Teens

Sanders-Gardner Teen Lounge 270 West 89th Street, New York, NY

The BJ Teen Executive Board is excited to announce our upcoming Midnight Run on February 4th! On that night, we’ll have dinner and havdalah, a short learning session, and then we’ll pack up our cars with donations. Then, we will head out in cars to make stops throughout the city to give out the supplies to those who need it. 

Connections Visit to New York Historical Society

New York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, New York, NY

Explore how Jewish immigrants created a uniquely American restaurant and learn about how Jewish delis became part of American food and popular culture. Please join us for a self-guided tour.

Tu Bishvat Celebration

Frankel Hall 257 West 88th Street, New York, NY

Tu Bishvat is coming up! All 3rd and 4th graders are invited to join us on Sunday, February 5, to celebrate the New Year of the Trees.

Introduction to Judaism Fall 2022 – Spring 2023

Community House 270 West 89th Street, New York, NY

Have you ever thought about exploring the basics of Judaism? Whether you’re looking to deepen your own understanding, are considering conversion, or are just curious, we invite you to join us for an accessible introduction to the core concepts, practices, and history of Judaism and the Jewish people. No prior knowledge or experience is necessary.

Ukrainian Jewry Before, During, and After the War

Remote Access Only NY

This lecture will explore both the past and present of Ukrainian Jewry—how they have been affected by the war, and the role of Jewish issues in the ongoing conflict.

Recurring Event Hitoreri


Rabbi Rachel Cowan Chapel 270 West 89th Street, New York, NY

Hitoreri, our monthly teen-only Kabbalat Shabbat, is a BJ teen tradition. Teens participate in a mindfulness-style Kabbalat Shabbat service, led by one of the BJ rabbis and BJ teens, where we transition into the peacefulness of Shabbat.