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Social Justice at SAJ: Past, Present and Future: Multi-Access Discussion Panel Hosted by SOJAC #SAJ100Years

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SOJAC hosts a discussion of Social Justice at SAJ: Past, Present and Future Stories of our longstanding struggle to create a more just society Panel begins at 11:30 in the SAJ Sanctuary The panel will directly follow SAJ's Multi-Access Shabbat Service led by Rabbi Lauren and Cantor Lisa. SOJAC is also offering a Multi-Access Tish - When…

Rise Up: Bat Mitzvah at 100 – National Commemoration

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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Co-Sponsored by SAJ-Judaism that Stands for All, Jewish Women’s Archive, The Marlene Meyerson JCC of Manhattan 100 years ago, SAJ held the first Bat Mitzvah in America. When Judith Kaplan sat in the men's section at the Society for the Advancement of Judaism (SAJ) and recited verses in the men’s section…

Rise Up/Bat Mitzvah at 100: National Shabbat | The Shul Where it Happened

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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Join SAJ to for Rise Up/Bat Mitzvah National Shabbat in "the shul where it happened." SAJ is the initiator and co-organizer of the National program in which thousands across the country will celebrate! At SAJ's celebration, we will honor female and feminist trailblazers in our congregation, in the Reconstructionist movement, and…

From the Archives of the SAJ: A New Kind Of Judaism

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RSVP TO saj100@saj.nyc  Join us to celebrate the opening of SAJ's archival exhibit, A New Kind of Judaism. The exhibit explores the roots of SAJ through archival documents, photographs, letters, and art from the congregation's first decades. It celebrates the intersection of Reconstructionism, education, community, the arts, and social justice as envisioned by our founder, Rabbi…

Exploring 100 Years of Social Justice in American Judaism and Mordecai Kaplan’s Thinking | A Shabbat with Scholar-in Residence Dr. Eric Caplan

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Multi-Access Tish: The Jewish Roots of Social Justice Activism April 2 at 9 AM ET All are welcome to join in person at SAJ or on Zoom. Zoom Meeting ID: 964-139-778 In this tish, Dr. Eric Caplan will guide us on an exploration of writings of Jewish thinkers and social activists of the last 100…

Judith Kaplan Eisenstein’s Musical Legacy: An Illustrated Conversation

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REGISTER HERE! Judith Kaplan Eisenstein's Musical Legacy: An Illustrated Conversation May 14th @ 1PM EDT Multi - Access Judith Kaplan Eisenstein (1909-1996), the first Bat Mitzvah, was an accomplished composer and scholar of Jewish music. We will cover Judith's professional journey as a Jewish educator and musicologist, how Reconstrucionist thought influenced her musical undertakings, and hear musical examples,…

The SAJ as a Civilization: From Radical Vision to Community Based Innovation | A Symposium For All

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REGISTER HERE Join us for a full-day conference featuring a keynote talk and three discussion panels with esteemed scholars and rabbis, honoring the history and influence of the SAJ. We will explore themes of community, peoplehood, Jewish history, the Jewish future, and more through the unique lens of SAJ's evolution and impact. Enjoy refreshments between…

Community Gala

Upper West Side Location

Join us for a Community Gala honoring the SAJ and our centennial year. Upper West Side Location and more details to be announced!

SAJ 100 Years Presents: Hodu v’Zamru | A Concert of Song & Gratitude

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REGISTER HERE Celebrate the incredible music of SAJ's last few decades and present day. Featuring current and former SAJ cantors and musicians, SAJ's choir and musical ensemble, and a debut of a newly commissioned song for SAJ's 100 Years written by Josh Warshawsky. A festive reception to follow! Childcare available for SAJ members with children…

SAJ 100 Years Closing Celebration – Volunteer Appreciation Shabbat & Kiddush!

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SAJ 100 Years Closing Celebration Saturday, January 28 On January 29, 2022, SAJ launched its 100 Years Celebration. Even in the midst of a blizzard, it was one of the most joyful and momentous days in SAJ history, with beautiful and uplifting music and inspiring words from Rabbi Lauren, Rabbi Deborah Waxman, elected officials, and…

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