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May 2019

Community Led Shabbat Services

May 31, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of City Island, 480 City Island Ave
Bronx, NY 10464 United States
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June 2019

Kabbalat Shabbat and Shavuot Weekend Kickoff (P. Bamidbar)

June 7, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of C.I., 480 City Island Ave. + Google Map

Join us for a "higher and higher" Shavuot weekend of spiritual delight and revelation, starting with a special Kabbalat Shabbat with Rabbi David and the Band. We stand at Sinai again, to receive and be received. Celebratory oneg to follow sponsored by Avra Tietze.

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Community Led Shabbat Services

June 14, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of City Island, 480 City Island Ave
Bronx, NY 10464 United States
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Kabbalat Shabbat with R. Shohama and R. David (P. Beha’alotecha & Summer Solstice)

June 21, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of C.I., 480 City Island Ave. + Google Map

Join Rabbi Shohama, Rabbi David and the Band for the Kabbalat Shabbat of the Summer Solstice, the brightest sunlight and longest day. This week's paresha coincides with the lighting of the Miskhan's menorah, a fitting overlap with our longest day and first day of summer. Celebratory oneg to follow.

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Community Led Shabbat Services

June 28, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of City Island, 480 City Island Ave
Bronx, NY 10464 United States
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July 2019

Kabbalat Shabbat with Cap’n Bob & Rabbi David’s Dvar (P. Korach) – NOTE CHANGE

July 5, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of City Island, 480 City Island Ave
Bronx, NY 10464 United States
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Join Cap'n Bob for an uplifting, patriotic and perhaps rebellious welcome to Shabbat. This week we honor both Independence Day and, fittingly, Parshat Korach – the Torah portion of rebellion. Rabbi David, who's out today, sent a Dvar Torah about our own readiness and unreadiness (even denial) for the High Holy Day journey ahead, and what this time means for our own inner journey. Celebratory oneg sponsored by Helaine and Brent Cutler.

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Community Led Shabbat Services

July 12, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of City Island, 480 City Island Ave
Bronx, NY 10464 United States
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Shabbat by the Sea (2 Bay Street)

July 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Home of Ken Binder and Steve Roth, 2 Bay Street
City Island, NY, NY 10464 United States
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It's our annual mid-summer outdoor Shabbat extravaganza seaside on New York harbor at sunset. Dress in white and bring your dance shoes, come early, and linger late under the stars with a luscious celebratory oneg. Special thanks to Ken Binder and Steve Roth for hosting. Plan far ahead for traffic and parking on surface streets. Pre-service prix fixe dinner (5:00pm, The Black Whale) open to congregation by RSVP and pre-payment ($40). Services start promptly at 7:00pm. 

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Community Led Shabbat Services

July 26, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of City Island, 480 City Island Ave
Bronx, NY 10464 United States
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August 2019

Community Led Shabbat Services

August 2, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of City Island, 480 City Island Ave
Bronx, NY 10464 United States
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Kabbalat Shabbat with R. Shohama and R. David (P. Devarim)

August 9, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of City Island, 480 City Island Ave.
Bronx, NY 10464 United States
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Join Rabbi Shohama, Rabbi David and the Band for a celebratory welcome to the first Shabbat of the Book of Deuteronomy, the fifth final book of Torah. At this mid-summer Shabbat, we enter the "home stretch" and turn the corner toward the High Holy Day journey. Celebratory oneg to follow.

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Community Led Shabbat Services

August 16, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of City Island, 480 City Island Ave
Bronx, NY 10464 United States
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Community Led Shabbat Services

August 30, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of City Island, 480 City Island Ave
Bronx, NY 10464 United States
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September 2019

Community Led Shabbat Services

September 6, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of City Island, 480 City Island Ave
Bronx, NY 10464 United States
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Community Led Shabbat Services

September 20, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of City Island, 480 City Island Ave
Bronx, NY 10464 United States
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Kabbalat Shabbat with R. David (P. Netzavim)

September 27, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of C.I., 480 City Island Ave. + Google Map

Join R. David and the Band for this final Shabbat of 5779. This week's Torah portion (Netzavim) has us all standing together about to enter the Land of Promise – the same words that we will reprise in a few weeks at Yom Kippur. Let's stand together and get ready to go! Celebratory oneg to follow.

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October 2019

Shabbat Shuvah – Contemplative Shabbat of Light

October 4, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of C.I., 480 City Island Ave. + Google Map

Join Rabbi David for a soulful and contemplative commemoration of Shabbat Shuvah, the special Shabbat between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, as we immerse in wholeness and holiness. Oneg to follow.

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Community Led Shabbat Services

October 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of City Island, 480 City Island Ave
Bronx, NY 10464 United States
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Sukkot Shabbat with R. Shohama & R. David

October 18, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of C.I., 480 City Island Ave. + Google Map

Join R. Shohama, R. David and the Band for this most joyous Shabbat of Sukkot, Season of our Joy (zman simchateinu).  Celebratory oneg in the Sukkah.

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Community Led Shabbat Services

October 25, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of City Island, 480 City Island Ave
Bronx, NY 10464 United States
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November 2019

Community Led Shabbat Services

November 1, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of City Island, 480 City Island Ave
Bronx, NY 10464 United States
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Kabbalat Shabbat – EMERGENCY CANCELLATION: SHUL CLOSED

November 8, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Due to an emergency, lay-led Shabbat services for November 7 are cancelled and the synagogue is closed. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Kabbalat Shabbat with Shari Berkowitz

November 15, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join Shari and Band members for a sweet and musical welcome to the Shabbat of Parshat Vayera, an echo of Rosh Hashanah. Celebratory oneg to follow.

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December 2019

Kabbalat Shabbat with Rabbi David & Special Guest, Maggid Charna Rosenholtz (P. Vayishlach)

December 13, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join Rabbi David and the Band for a celebratory welcome to Shabbat. In this week's Torah portion (Vayishlach), patriarch Jacob fears the worst – but his already dramatic story takes an even more dramatic and surprising turn. Why do we write scripts? Come and learn, and release into Shabbat.  Celebratory oneg to follow.

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January 2020

Kabbalat Shabbat (Cap’n Bob)

January 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Kabbalat Shabbat (Leslie & Stu)

January 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Kabbalat Shabbat with R. David, The Band and Special Guest Rev. Kristen Provost Switzer (P. Vaera)

January 24 @ 7:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of C.I., 480 City Island Ave. + Google Map

Join R. David and the Band as we welcome special guest, Rev. Kristen Provost Switzer of the United Church of Connecticut. This week's Torah portion (Vaera) is in the thick of Moses' encounter with God, Pharaoh and Destiny. How often we learn most about the Holy in our encounter with challenge. Celebratory oneg to follow.

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Kabbalat Shabbat (Shari & Monty)

January 31 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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February 2020

Kabbalat Shabbat (Leslie & Stu)

February 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Kabbalat Love-Shabbat with R. David and The Band (P. Yitro)

February 14 @ 7:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of C.I., 480 City Island Ave. + Google Map

It's a Valentine's Day – Shabbat – Ten Commandments mash-up! Join R. David and The Band for a special Shabbat for Love (for Valentine's Day) and the many ways we Do Love (for the Ten Commandments given in this week's Torah portion, Yitro). Celebratory oneg to follow.

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