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


The Prospect Heights Shul
A Modern Orthodox Shul in Brownstone Brooklyn
Parshat Nasso June 5 - 6

Candle Lighting: 8:05 PM |  Havdalah: 9:14 PM

The Park Slope Eruv is UP
The Greater Crown Heights Eruv is UP
The Brooklyn Heights Eruv is DOWN

*Please stay tuned for more information about our path forward in light of updated COVID-19 guidance from state and local authorities and other community organizations.*

In This Week's Email:

Shabbat and Virtual Davening Schedule

In lieu of weekly parshah sheets, Rabbi Leener has provided Jewish sources and discussion questions around activism for your Shabbat table. 

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)
Annual Membership Meeting

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
Mazal Tov

A huge mazal tov to Mia Scharphie and Aaron Voldman on their engagement, and to Enid Meyers (Mia's mom) and the rest of their families. We are thrilled to share in their good news during these challenging times and wish them a life of health and happiness.

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

Want to share your news with the community? Please let us know at Deadline for the newsletter is Tuesday at 9 pm. 

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