Loading Events

Past Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

November 2018

Community Led Shabbat with Cap’n Bob

November 30, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of City Island, 480 City Island Avenue
City Island, NY 10464 United States
+ Google Map

This Friday, Cap'n Bob leads us in a warm, friendly service as we greet the Sabbath and Parshat Vayeishev. Our Friday evening prayerbook is by Marcia Prager, a leading rabbi of Jewish Renewal. Her  beautiful artwork inspirational English, transliterations and Kabbalistic teachings usher a welcoming, uplifting and nourishing Shabbat. And did I tell you that Bob keeps us all singing on key with his accordion?

Find out more »

December 2018

Community Led Shabbat with Cap’n Bob (P. Vayigash)

December 14, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of City Island, 480 City Island Avenue
City Island, NY 10464 United States
+ Google Map

On Friday, December 14th -- 6 Tevet -- Cap'n Bob leads us in a warm, friendly service as we greet the Sabbath and Parshat Vayigash. Our Friday evening prayerbook is by Marcia Prager, a leading rabbi of Jewish Renewal. Her  beautiful artwork inspirational English, transliterations and Kabbalistic teachings usher a welcoming, uplifting and nourishing Shabbat. And did I tell you that Bob keeps us all singing on key with his accordion?

Find out more »

Community Led Shabbat with Cap’n Bob (Parshat Shemot)

December 28, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of City Island, 480 City Island Avenue
City Island, NY 10464 United States
+ Google Map

Join us on Friday, December 28 — 20 Tevet— when Cap'n Bob leads us in a warm, friendly service as we greet the Sabbath and Parshat Shemot. Our Friday evening prayerbook is by Marcia Prager, a leading rabbi of Jewish Renewal. Her  beautiful artwork inspirational English, transliterations and Kabbalistic teachings usher a welcoming, uplifting and nourishing Shabbat. And did I tell you that Bob keeps us all singing on key with his accordion?

Find out more »

January 2019

Community Led Shabbat with Cap’n Bob

January 4 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us on Friday, January 4th— 27 Tevet— when Cap’n Bob leads us in our Sabbath prayers. A warm, colorful and musical intro to the Sabbath and Parshat Va'eira. Our Friday evening prayerbook is by Marcia Prager, a leading rabbi of Jewish Renewal. Her  beautiful artwork inspirational English, transliterations and Kabbalistic teachings usher a welcoming, uplifting and nourishing Shabbat. And did I tell you that Bob keeps us all singing on key with his accordion? When January 4, 2019 at 7:30…

Find out more »

Kabbalat Shabbat with Rabbi David and the Band (Parshat Bo)

January 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of C.I., 480 City Island Ave. + Google Map

Join Rabbi David and Your Band by the Sea for a musical welcome to the first clergy Shabbat of 2019. We're into the Exodus story, of Parshat Bo, which begins with a tantalizing command for Moses to "come" (not "go" to Pharaoh.  Where's God, and where are we, in our journey of liberation?  Celebratory oneg to follow sponsored by Elaine Belasco.

Find out more »

Spiritual Healing with Rabbi Shohama (online session 1)

January 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Online

Join R. Shohama for this first of a three-session online series on spiritual healing.  Participants can connect either by video or by phone. We'll use the book "This is For Everyone: Universal Principles of Healing Prayer and the Jewish Mystics," available from Amazon.  Instruction and practice will be 12-1 p.m., with an optional extra half hour for discussion. Full course series is $36. For information, contact us at yourshulbythesea@gmail.com.

Find out more »

Magical Mystical Tu B’shevat Seder (Gourmet “Wine and Cheese” edition)

January 20 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Temple Beth-El of City Island, 480 City Island Ave
Bronx, NY 10464 United States
+ Google Map

Join Rabbi David and the mystics as we raise the energy of spiritual spring. With four cups paired with cheeses and fruits, we'll shed our outer skin and touch the pulsing heart of the divine.  $10 contribution requested for seder.  Additional tzedakah requested for Jewish environmental causes.

Find out more »

Kabbalat Shabbat with Rabbi Shohama, Rabbi David and the Band (Parshat Yitro)

January 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of City Island, 480 City Island Avenue
City Island, NY 10464 United States
+ Google Map

Join Rabbi Shohama, Rabbi David and Your Band by the Sea for a musical and uplifting welcome to Shabbat. Fresh off Tu B'shevat, this week’s Torah portion (Yitro) includes the Ten Commandments, our collective covenant of continuous spiritual renewal. Are you ready to receive the covenant anew? Celebratory oneg to follow sponsored by David and Rachel Stark.

Find out more »

February 2019

Kabbalat Shabbat with Cap’n Bob (Parshat Mishpatim)

February 1 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Temple Beth-El of City Island, 480 City Island Avenue
City Island, NY 10464 United States
+ Google Map

Join the captain and friends for a heimish and uplifting welcome to Shabbat.  Celebratory oneg to follow.

Find out more »

Kabbalat Shabbat with Rabbi Shohama, Rabbi David and the Band (Parshat Terumah)

February 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of City Island, 480 City Island Avenue
City Island, NY 10464 United States
+ Google Map

Join Rabbi Shohama, Rabbi David and Your Band by the Sea for a musical and uplifting welcome to Shabbat. This week’s Torah portion (Terumah) journeys into assembling the tools and materails for building the Mishkan, mobile place of holy indwelling. What does it take to bulid our own Mishkan? Celebratory oneg to follow sponsored by Helen Lerner.

Find out more »

Community Led Shabbat with Cap’n Bob (Parshat Tetzaveh)

February 15 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

This Friday, February 15th, Cap'n Bob leads us in a warm, friendly service as we greet the Sabbath and Parshat Tetzaveh. Our Friday evening prayerbook is by Marcia Prager, a leading rabbi of Jewish Renewal. Her  beautiful artwork inspirational English, transliterations and Kabbalistic teachings usher a welcoming, uplifting and nourishing Shabbat. And did I tell you that Bob keeps us all singing on key with his accordion? We welcome diversity in all forms -- even guitar players!P

Find out more »

Spiritual Healing with Rabbi Shohama (online session 2)

February 20 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Online

Join R. Shohama for this second of a three-session online series on spiritual healing.  Participants can connect either by video or by phone. We'll use the book "This is For Everyone: Universal Principles of Healing Prayer and the Jewish Mystics," available from Amazon.  Instruction and practice will be 12-1 p.m., with an optional extra half hour for discussion. Full course series is $36. For information, contact us at yourshulbythesea@gmail.com.

Find out more »

Kabbalat Shabbat with Rabbi David and the Band (Parshat Ki Tisa)

February 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of City Island, 480 City Island Avenue
City Island, NY 10464 United States
+ Google Map

Join Rabbi David and the Band for a musical and uplifting welcome to Shabbat. This week’s Torah portion (Ki Tisa) is the Torah portion of our V'shamru, reaffirming our Shabbat Covenant – and also the portion of the Golden Calf, spiritual history's betrayal that inspried the second giving of the Tablets.  Why do these come together, and what do we learn about living the Covenant today? Celebatory oneg to follow.

Find out more »

March 2019

Kabbalat Shabbat with Rabbi Shohama, Rabbi David and the Band (Parshat Pekudei)

March 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of City Island, 480 City Island Avenue
City Island, NY 10464 United States
+ Google Map

Join Rabbi Shohama, Rabbi David and Your Band by the Sea for a musical and uplifting welcome to Shabbat. This week’s Torah portion (Pekudei) ends the Book of Exodus with a cliffhanger – all our spiritual ancestors seeing the Pillar of Cloud and Fire, following it into the future. What pillar of cloud and fire do you follow? Celebratory oneg to follow.

Find out more »

Purim (City Island – St. Patrick’s Edition)

March 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Temple Beth-El of City Island, 480 City Island Ave
Bronx, NY 10464 United States
+ Google Map

It's Judaism's upside-down holiday of frivolity, farce, jokes and other delights to reveal the holiness hidden within. Come in costume dressed to impress, then stay for a costume dinner with Rabbi Shohama and Rabbi David. (Y'never know what antics they have in store.) Happy Upside Down Day, and for our Irish friends, Top of the Mornin'!

Find out more »

“Season of our Joy – Passover Prep” (Session 2) with Rabbi David

March 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of City Island, 480 City Island Ave
Bronx, NY 10464 United States
+ Google Map

Join Rabbi David for this second installment of TBE's Adult Education program for spring 2019 – a three-session series on preparing for Passover, then a three-session series on preparing for Shavuot. Together we'll explore deep meanings of these festivals and prepare our own chiddushim (new approaches) to the inner life of these celebrations of joy. Each three-session series is $36. Register in advance by email (yourshulbythesea@gmail.com).

Find out more »

Spiritual Healing with Rabbi Shohama (Online Session 3)

March 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Online
$36

Join R. Shohama for this third of a three-session online series on spiritual healing.  Participants can connect either by video or by phone. We'll use the book "This is For Everyone: Universal Principles of Healing Prayer and the Jewish Mystics," available from Amazon.  Instruction and practice will be 12-1 p.m., with an optional extra half hour for discussion. Full course series is $36. For information, contact us at yourshulbythesea@gmail.com.

Find out more »

Kabbalat Shabbat with Rabbi David and the Band (Parshat Tzav)

March 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of City Island, 480 City Island Ave
Bronx, NY 10464 United States
+ Google Map

Join Rabbi David and Your Band by the Sea for a musical and uplifting welcome to Shabbat. This week’s Torah portion (Tzav) brings the Eternal Flame (eish tamid), the Priestly Line (kahunah) and ancient cultic rites made new in our day. Celebratory oneg to follow.

Find out more »

April 2019

Kabbalat Shabbat with Rabbi David and the Band (Parshat Tazria)

April 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of City Island, 480 City Island Ave
Bronx, NY 10464 United States
+ Google Map

Join Rabbi David and Your Band by the Sea for a musical and uplifting welcome to this special Shabbat of the month of Adar before Passover.  This week's Torah portion (Tazria) evokes literally shedding our skin in preparation for liberation.  Break out of the doldrums and shed the skin that holds you back: freedom is coming! Celebratory oneg to follow.

Find out more »

85th Annual Gala Dinner Dance

April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Pelham Bay & Split Rock Golf Courses, 870 Shore Road
Bronx, NY 10464 United States
+ Google Map

Temple Beth El of City Island requests the pleasure of your attendance at our 85th Anniversary Gala Dinner and Dance. This year we honor: Arnold Wile - Founding Member of our Miracle Minyan (and Architectural Advisor) and Skip & Louise Giacco - for their ongoing commitment to the City Island Community. Join us for a cocktail hour, dinner (with complimentary wine, beer, soda and dessert), live music, silent auction, 50/50 cash raffle and more in a beautiful park setting as spring flowers…

Find out more »

Season of our Joy – Passover Prep #3 with Rabbi David

April 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of City Island, 480 City Island Ave
Bronx, NY 10464 United States
+ Google Map
$36

Join Rabbi David for this third installment of TBE's Adult Education program for spring 2019 – a three-session series on preparing for Passover, then a three-session series on preparing for Shavuot. Together we'll explore deep meanings of these festivals and prepare our own chiddushim (new approaches) to the inner life of these celebrations of joy. Each three-session series is $36. Register in advance by email (yourshulbythesea@gmail.com).

Find out more »

Community Shabbat with Monty

April 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join guitarist Monty Renov, member of the TBE levi'im / Band by the Sea, for a spirit-centered musical welcome to Shabbat.  Oneg to follow.

Find out more »

Shul Closed for Erev Pesach: No Shabbat Services

April 19

In honor of Erev Pesach and the First Seder, there will be no Shabbat services on April 19. Chag sameach!

Find out more »

Passover Seder: Earth Day & Global Eco-Liberation

April 20 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Temple Beth-El of City Island, 480 City Island Ave
Bronx, NY 10464 United States
+ Google Map

Join Rabbi David for a musical, mystical, memorable and transformational community Passover seder of liberation.  With traditional songs, modern technology and a new caterer, we’ll make the exodus from bondage to liberation alive within and among us. This year's seder features two special additions.  Our seder coincides with Earth Day, which invites us to liberate our whole planet and her natural heritage. And our seder will incorporate a whole cast of spiritual characters, with chiddushim(new approaches) birthed by our own TBE members. Space is…

Find out more »

Shabbat Shirah – Kabbalat Shabbat with Rabbi Shohama, Rabbi David and the Band

April 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of City Island, 480 City Island Ave
Bronx, NY 10464 United States
+ Google Map

Join Rabbi Shohama, Rabbi David and Your Band by the Sea for Shabbat Shirah ("Shabbat of Song"). At this Shabbat of Passover, exactly on time, we honor tradition's "Crossing of the Sea" and sing our way to freedom: Mi Chamocha ba'elim YHVH? - "Who is like You among the powers, Infinite One?"  Come sing and dance your way to freedom anew. Celebratory Passover-themed oneg to follow.

Find out more »

May 2019

Community Led Shabbat Services

May 3 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of City Island, 480 City Island Ave
Bronx, NY 10464 United States
+ Google Map
Find out more »

“Season of our Joy – Shavuot Prep” (Session 1) with Rabbi David

May 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of City Island, 480 City Island Ave
Bronx, NY 10464 United States
+ Google Map
$36

Join Rabbi David for this next installment of TBE's Adult Education program for spring 2019 – the first of three sessions on preparing for Shavuot. Together we'll explore deep meanings of this festivals and prepare our own chiddushim (new approaches) to the inner life of this celebration of joy. Three-session series is $36. Register in advance by email (yourshulbythesea@gmail.com).

Find out more »

Spring Shabbaton – Kabbalat Shabbat with R. Shohama, R. David and the Band (P. Acharei Mot)

May 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of C.I., 480 City Island Ave. + Google Map

Join R. Shohama, R. David, the Band and the spirit of mid-spring for a musical kickoff to our spring shabbaton. Open the windows, smell the flowers and bring in a weekend of delight. Celebratory oneg to follow.

Find out more »

Spring Shabbaton – Shabbat in the Garden • Jewish Museum

May 11 @ 9:45 am - 6:00 pm
NY Botanical Gardens, 2900 Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY,
+ Google Map

Join us for a luscious immersive Shabbat in the New York Botanical Garden at the height of spring, followed by lunch and a field trip to the Jewish Museum. Meet 9:45am sharp inside the Main Gate of the New York Botanical Garden (2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx NY).  Stay for lunch in the NYBG café (or bring your own), then we'll travel together to the Jewish Museum. Free Saturday entrance to NYBG before 10:00am and Jewish Museum.

Find out more »

Community Led Shabbat Services

May 17 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Temple Beth-El of City Island, 480 City Island Ave
Bronx, NY 10464 United States
+ Google Map
Find out more »
+ Export Events

Pin It on Pinterest