In This Week's Email:
We are excited to gather for in person Shabbat davening at our temporary outdoor space (505 Grand). Please sign up here f
or all Shabbat activities and review the health protocols on our website (www.prospectheightsshul.org)
Friday Night @ 3:45pm: Zoom Partnership Kabbalat Shabbat and Candle Lighting! Please join us to light candles and welcome shabbat together.
Sat December 12
9:30 AM Shacharit (We will be having a brief shacharit at the lot, with no kiddush or mincha. You MUST sign up above)
Please see our recent email about our plan for outdoor davening moving forward.
Chanukah on the Lot
Sunday December 13 @ 4:30pm - 6 pm
We’ll have a low-key, socially-distanced chanukah candle lighting on the lot. Stop by for a few minutes and pick up your treats to go!
Chanukah in the Talmud - with Rabbi Leener
Join Rabbi Leener for a two part series on Chanukah in the Talmud. Next class is December 13 @8:30pm. Sign up here
Cooking with Jackson - Chanukah Edition
Join Jackson for yet another Zoom cooking class on December 14 at 8:30 pm
(note corrected date). More info and grocery list to come.
Mazal Tov to Kristina Cappuccilli on her conversion to Judaism this past week. Kristina, we are so honored to have you as part of our community!
Baruch Dayan Ha'Emet
We are deeply saddened to share the news of the passing of Jan Snyder Volmer, beloved mother of Jennifer (Ari) Volmer-Daube, Jackelyn (Ethan) Keller, and Joshua Volmer, and grandmother of Stevie and Rylie Keller.
You may sign up to join family's Ma'ariv minyan here
Our 2021 PHS Membership Campaign is underway. Please see most recent email
from PHS Board President David Hammer with more information on how to join or renew your membership.
Support PHS through Amazon Smile
A reminder that PHS is now eligible for the AmazonSmile program. With the AmazonSmile program, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible Amazon purchases to PHS at no extra cost to you! Set PHS as your default charity through this link, or visit smile.amazon.com directly every time for your purchases to count towards a PHS donation.
Community Volunteer Opportunity: Crown 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. 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.
Community Support: 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 email@example.com.
COVID-19 Relief Fund: Rabbi Leener is still maintaining a COVID-19 tzedakah fund, through which he has been able to discreetly provide direct financial assistance, provide hot meals, 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.
Thank you and tizku l'mitzvot.
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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
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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