The Prospect Heights Shul is a Modern Orthodox Shul in Brownstone Brooklyn


The Prospect Heights Shul
A Modern Orthodox Shul in Brownstone Brooklyn
Parashat Yitro / February 14th - February 15th   
Candle Lighting: 5:11 PM  |  Havdalah: 6:12 PM
In This Week's Email:

Shabbat Schedule

Please note that all of our minyanim will be at 1027 Pacific this week. This is a pilot to introduce our community to the space, but please also be aware that the space is not yet subdivided, and children and adults will be in the same room. A community survey will be circulated for feedback after Shabbat.  
5:30 PM Kabbalat Shabbat and Ma'ariv (1027 Pacific)
Kabbalat Shabbat will be led by Ariella Braude. 
Every third Shabbat, Kabbalat Shabbat is led by a female member of our community, per our recent policy change. If you are interesting in leading (or learning to lead), please email 

9:00 AM - Shacharit (1027 Pacific) - PLEASE NOTE EARLIER TIME
10:30 AM - PHS Kids  
Thank you this week's Tot Shabbat volunteer, Adi Eliyahu.

Kiddush is sponsored by the PHS Kiddush Fund. 

5 PM Mincha/Seudah Shlishit/Ma'ariv/Havdalah (1027 Pacific) Daf Yomi highlights by Rabbi Leener.

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

Save the Date: 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 

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 ( 

Time: 6:30 am, Mondays and Thursdays
Location: 1027 Pacific. 

WhatsApp Groups

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 (Men and women welcome). 

PHS Education: Winter Schedule

Advanced Talmud for Everyone with Noah Greenfield - TONIGHT
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.
For: All
When: Thursday nights, 8:30PM 
Where: Home of Noah and Nava Greenfield (email 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:

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

Eruv Announcements

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
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