*1027 Pacific Update*
Based on your feedback, we are going to continue to meet at 1027 until the construction begins, with an amended Shabbat morning start time of 9 am to minimize overlap with kids' programming. Please direct any questions to email@example.com.
In This Week's Email:
Thank you this week's Tot Shabbat volunteer, Ori Portnoy.
5:30 PM Kabbalat Shabbat and Ma'ariv (1027 Pacific)
*THIS WILL BE THE LAST EARLY SHABBAT BEFORE WE START SHIFTING THE TIME TO ALIGN WITH DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME*
PHS Chulent Challenge and Si-YUM to follow. All are welcome! Come feast on chulent prepared by your fellow community members (including vegetarian and gluten free options). In addition to chulent, we will have kiddush, challah, salads, and dessert. Thanks to our amazing sponsor, Grow & Behold
9:00 AM - Shacharit (1027 Pacific)
10:30 AM - PHS Kids
Drasha by Rabbi Leener
This week the Maftir is Parshat Zachor. For those who missed the Torah reading we will have a second reading during kiddush.
Kiddush is sponsored by the PHS Kiddush Fund.
5:30 PM Mincha/Seudah Shlishit/Ma'ariv/Havdalah (1027 Pacific)
If you are seeking hospitality for Shabbat meals, please reach out to the Hospitality Committee.
1027 Pacific Street can be reached via elevator or by descending two flights of stairs, but please note that the Shabbat settings on the elevator have not yet been programmed. If you have any questions about Shabbat-related access needs, please reach out to Rabbi Leener. For further information, including accessibility information, please visit our website or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Purim March 9th-10th
Celebrate Purim with PHS on March 9th and 10th!
March 9th 7:30 PM: Reading of Megillat Esther and a *festive breakfast* to follow
March 10th: time TBC: Shacharit and Megillah Esther
Location: 1027 Pacific
On March 20-21, we are excited to announce that PHS will participate in Shabbat Telamdeni, a program sponsored by JOFA and Maharat, by hosting Rabba Dina Brawer to lead us in learning. Details and schedule for the weekend are forthcoming.
Shabbat Telamdeni is an initiative that features women teaching Torah from the pulpit and beyond, in Orthodox communities around the world, all on the same Shabbat. Questions? Interested in volunteering or sponsoring? Email email@example.com.
Monday and Thursday Morning Minyan
We are experimenting with weekday minyanim! Start your Monday and Thursday mornings right with Shacharit and Torah Reading. Please reach out to Rabbi Leener with any questions (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Time: 6:30 AM Mondays and Thursdays
Location: 1027 Pacific.
Want real-time updates on minyan? Ready to raise your hand to leyn? Interested in daf yomi? If you'd like to join the WhatsApp groups for davening, leyning, or daf yomi, please email email@example.com. (Men and women welcome).
PHS Education: Winter Schedule
Advanced Talmud for Everyone with Noah Greenfield - Class resumes February 27th
Whether you have experience with Talmud or are a novice, this class will explore seminal philosophical, religious and legal themes in the Talmud, based off of the teachings of Rabbi Dr. Joseph Soloveitchik.
When: Thursday nights, 8:30PM
Where: Home of Noah and Nava Greenfield (email firstname.lastname@example.org for address. Building is elevator accessible but there are a few stairs to access the living room. The Greenfield home is pet-free.)
For those interested in updates on our weekly Thursday night “Advanced Talmud for Everyone” class, feel free to join our new WhatsApp group here: https://chat.whatsapp.com/HtniC6reZTi5N3cdLQ2m4i
Adventures in Hassidic Thought with Rabbi Jon Leener
Join Rabbi Leener as we explore the personalities and teachings of the great Hassidic Masters. From the Baal Shem Tov to Rav Kook, we will examine how these mystics redefined Jewish notions around the nature of God, the purpose of creation, the role of Man, the mission of Israel, the goal of the Torah, and much more! Please sign up here.
For: All learners are welcome. Hebrew is not required.
Where: 1027 Pacific
Dates & Topics (all begin at 8:00pm): 3/2 Prayer; 3/16 Divine Providence; 3/30 Yeshiva; 4/20 Joy; 5/4 Messianic Era
If you have suggestions or want to get involved, email email@example.com.
The PHS community relies on the Greater Crown Heights Eruv, the Brooklyn Heights Eruv, and the Park Slope Eruv. For a map of the boundaries for the eruvim please follow this link. To donate for the upkeep of the Greater Crown Heights Eruv click here.
Want to share your news with the community? Please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for the newsletter is Tuesday at 9 pm.