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


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The Prospect Heights Shul
A Modern Orthodox Shul in Brownstone Brooklyn

Join PHS for an action-packed February!
Questions? Want to get involved? email

Jewish Meditation 101

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 8:00 PM - 8:45 PM

Join shul member Dan Machlis for an introduction to Jewish Meditation, focusing on techniques using the visualization of Hebrew words and letters. We will begin with ten minutes of overview, followed by ten minutes of practice and plenty of time for discussion. 

Zoom InformationLink or Meeting ID: 961 9690 8001 Passcode: 091527

Finding God in Isolation: Dr. Erica Brown

Save the Date! Feb 16 at 8 pm. RSVP's will be required. Link will be sent in a standalone email.

Our next Finding God in Isolation series will feature Dr. Erica Brown.

Dr. Erica Brown is the director of the Mayberg Center for Jewish Education and Leadership and an associate professor of curriculum and pedagogy at The George Washington University. Erica was a Jerusalem Fellow, is a faculty member of the Wexner Foundation, an Avi Chai Fellow and the recipient of the 2009 Covenant Award for her work in education. She is the author of twelve books on leadership, the Hebrew Bible and spirituality; her newest book is The Book of Esther: Power, Fate and Fragility in Exile (Koren). She has been published in the New York Times, The Atlantic, Tablet, First Things, and The Jewish Review of Books and wrote a monthly column for the New York Jewish Week. She has blogged for Psychology Today, Newsweek/Washington Post’s “On Faith” and JTA and tweeted on one page of Talmud study a day at DrEricaBrown. She has a daily podcast, “Take Your Soul to Work.”

All Purim, All the Time!

Purim is coming! ORDER YOUR MISHLOACH MANOT HERE by February 20.

Feb 18 - 8:30 PM Hilchot Megillah with Rabbi Leener (Zoom Link or Meeting ID: 961 9690 8001 Passcode: 091527)

Feb 25 - Ta'anit Esther
5:15 AM Fast Begins
6:30 AM Shacharit
6:12 PM Fast Ends 
6:15 PM Megillah Reading 

Feb 26 - Purim 
7 AM Shacharit & Megillah Reading 

And don't forget to contribute to the Megillah Campaign by clicking here.

Cooking with Shushana

Just in time for Purim, join Shushana Young for a demo of the classic Persian dish Khoreshteh Geymeh (Split Pea Stew).

Sunday, February 21 at 8:30 PM

Feel free to simply watch or to cook along with the recipe below as our rough guide. No previous cooking experience or Persian genetics required. 
1 large onion, chopped
3 garlic cloves, pressed or minced
1/4cup vegetable oil
2 pounds stew meat (if vegetarian, substitute mushrooms or white beans)
2 cups yellow split peas
1 teaspoon cinnamon
4 cups water
1 can tomato paste
1 large tomato
5 whole dehydrated limes (3 pierced and 2 crushed) called leemuh amani in farsi
1/2 bottled lemon juice
1/2 cup canned potato sticks
salt, pepper

Zoom InformationLink or Meeting ID: 961 9690 8001 Passcode: 091527