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


The Prospect Heights Shul
A Modern Orthodox Shul in Brownstone Brooklyn
Parshat Bamidbar/Shabbat Mevarchim May 22nd - 23rd

Candle Lighting: 7:55 PM  |  Havdalah: 9:02 PM

In This Week's Email:

Shabbat and Virtual Davening Schedule

*Please note: no pre-Shabbat hang this week. New programming will be announced soon.*

Shabbat learning/ parsha sheets can be found here. 
Kids: Color Version or Black and White Version
Adults: Color Version or Black and White Version

Virtual Davening 
Mincha/Ma'ariv daily, time shifts daily (please email Rabbi Leener to sign up for updates)
Location: via Zoom Meeting ID: 508 189 498
One tap mobile +16465588656,,508189498# US (New York)

Save the Date: Tikkun Leil Shavuot with CKI - May 24

Join Rabbi Leener and Rabbi Reinstein for a special joint PHS-CKI Tikkun Leil Shavuot on May 24th, 8 PM. We excited to present this special opportunity for shared learning across our communities. Schedule to follow. 

Please RSVP here for log-in information.

Stay tuned for more information about PHS' Shavuot celebrations. 
Annual Membership Meeting - June 28

Please save the date for our annual PHS Membership meeting, to be held June 28 at 8 pm via Zoom. If you are member in good standing, we ask that please RSVP here for the log-in information or, if you cannot join, a ballot to vote electronically. We will be voting on our 2020-2021 Board and providing updates on our budget and space. 

For information about the status of your membership, please email 
NEW! Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Leener

Join Rabbi Leener for a Lunch and Learn on Parshat Hashavuah (weekly Torah portion) on Wednesday, May 27 from 1:00 - 1:30 PM. 

No RSVP needed! Bring your own lunch. Here is the Zoom link.

Advanced Talmud for Everyone

Advanced Talmud for Everyone with Noah Greenfield 
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: Click here Password: Talmud
One tap mobile +16468769923,,7109369790# 

If you have suggestions or want to get involved, email

Coffee with Rabbi Leener
Rabbi Leener wants to invite all of you PHS-ers for virtual coffee - which he promises to follow up with a real coffee when we can join together again. Join Rabbi Leener one-on-one to talk about whatever is on your mind, or to learn some torah b'chavruta. 

Sign up for a slot here

Rabbinic Discretionary Fund for COVID-19

We are so grateful for your support of the discretionary fund. Because of your help, Rabbi Leener has been able to discreetly provide direct financial assistance, provide hot meals for 80 people, and support funeral arrangements for those in need. 

If you are able, please donate here, and specify that the gift is being made for relief funds.  Tizku Lamitzvot!

Community Support - Goods and Services

Community Volunteer OpportunityCrown Heights JCC at 899 Montgomery Street is looking for volunteers to support the food pantry they created to meet the rising need for emergency food assistance in Crown Heights. Volunteers will sort food and package to-go pantry bags that will then be distributed to clients. They are also looking for drivers to deliver these food packages. To sign up to package food and/or to drive, follow this link. This is an ongoing opportunity. If you have any further questions, email Jeremy Nicholson. 

We are blessed with many generous community members who are eager to support the broader PHS community during this difficult time. If you are in a position to offer a good or service (e.g. an old laptop for work or school, help with groceries or medications) please fill out the following spreadsheet. If you are seeking assistance, please feel free to reach out to anyone on the list directly. Questions may be sent to

Thank you and tizku l'mitzvot. 

WhatsApp Groups

To join our tefillah whatsapp group, click here
To join our women’s whatsapp group, click here
To join our tehillim whatsapp group, click here
To join our Talmud class group, click here

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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