Get Ready for Giving Tuesday!
#GivingTuesday, December 3, is an opportunity to participate in a global day of charity. We hope you'll choose to make Romemu part of your #GivingTuesday.

Do you feel moved by music at the 'MU? Starting December 3, your donations will support a special initiative to enrich Rome'MUsic in 2019 and beyond. More info coming soon!
This Shabbat at the Romemu Campus
Corner of 105 St. & Amsterdam Ave
Friday, November 22
5 PM Sha'Baby 
5:30 PM   Pre-Prayer Meditation
6 PM  Kabbalat Shabbat Services
Saturday, November 23
9 AM  Open Book  Torah Study
10 AM  Seekers Family Shabbat
10 AM  Shabbat Morning Services
11 AM  Children's Blessing
Amma's Kitchen Coat Drive
Fri. 11/22 - Sat. 12/7
West End Presbyterian Search
Join the Romemu community in particpating in this yearly winter-coat drive. Please drop off warm coats to donate before or after Shabbat services. The coats will be distributed on 12/7 at the Church of the Ascension at 221 West 107 Street. More info about coat distribution to come.
Seekers Family Shabbat
Saturday 11/23 @ 10 AM
The Romemu Center
All Romemu families are welcome to Seekers Family Shabbat ! We will begin with an all-ages family service, cross the street for a special children's blessing with the Romemu community, then split up into groups to learn Torah together, before gathering for lunch.
Move-Meant: An Embodied Havdallah
Saturday 11/23 @ 6:15 PM
The Romemu Center

Embark on a Jewishly infused journey into our bodies, our expanses and limits, our hopes and dreams, explored through movement and live music. All abilities welcomed, No movement background necessary. Led by Yonaton Arnon. Music by Kobe Goodwin.

No registration required. $10 suggested donation.
Living Deeply with a Sacred Text: 
Falling in Love with the Beloved
Cohort 2 Begins Sun. 11/24 @ 5 PM
The Romemu Center

Join a cohort of mystical journeyers to explore Ahava Rabah, the call to love G-d with our whole heart, soul and strength. Students will work with a personal torah verse as a lens on this year-long creative pilgrimage.
Led by Nili Weissman.

Please  click here  to learn more & register.
"Don't Lose the Trees for the Forest"
- Rabbi Ingber's Sermon
We've all heard that we shouldn't " lose the forest for the trees ". We know that we need to see the big picture of our challenges and experiences. This week Rabbi Ingber asks us to take care not to give up the micro perspective for the sake the macro, to recognize that we can sometimes lose the trees for the forest. He explores the torah's weekly wisdom around welcoming guests, to examine the hierarchies of what we hold sacred, and invite us into the holy necessity of the tree-sized-view.

The MU' for Youth & Families
Seekers Family Shabbat
Saturday 11/23 @ 10 AM
The Romemu Center
All Romemu families are welcome to Seekers Family Shabbat ! We will begin with an all-ages family service, cross the street for a special children's blessing with the Romemu community, then split up into groups to learn Torah together, before gathering for lunch.
New Family Member Orientation & Parent Social
Tuesday 11/26 @ 5 PM
West End Presbyterian Church

Join us for this special new member orientation for families with Seekers-aged children! New member families as well as all Seekers parents are invited to this opportunity to gather and connect for the last hour of Seekers on Tuesday.

You can find our updated Seekers Holistic Hebrew School printable calendar here
Registration for Seekers Holistic Hebrew School Registrationis Still Open!

Seekers provides a holistic, hands-on approach to meaningful engagement with Jewish life. We aim to help students ages K-7 cultivate a deep love for Jewish tradition through, music, movement, play, experiential learning, and thoughtful exploration of our sacred text. Seekers welcomes students of all socio-economic backgrounds, cultures, and gender identities.

Please click here to register. For more information about programs for Youth and Families at Romemu, email Mika Yaakoba-Zohar at mika@romemu.org
Neo- H asidic Romemu
Beit Midrash From 'Mezritch to Manhattan' -
A Neo- H asidic Pilgrimage
Tues. @ 8 PM
Next Session 11/26
The Romemu Center

Every Tuesday night Rabbi Ingber will unpack an essential Hasidic idea including elevating sparks, mystical union, joy, ecstatic prayer, equanimity, the power of chant and niggun, serving G-d with our bodies and in all we do, and more.

No registration required. $10 suggested donation.
Mystic Delights: Experience the Essence of Romemu Yeshiva
Sat. 12/7 @ 5:00 PM
The Romemu Center

Join our summer faculty and students for an intimate gathering to say farewell to Shabbat. We will meditate and study in the last hour of Shabbat and perform the havdallah (end of Shabbat) ritual together. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions about the Romemu Yeshiva.

No registration required.
The Inner Light of H anukkah:
A Livestream Celebration of Practice & Learning
Sun. 12/8 @ 10:15 AM
Location Given Upon Registration

The Institute of Jewish Spirituality & Romemu present an online video program in preparation for H anukkah. The livestream will include guided meditation with Rabbi Sheila Weinberg, a reflection from Rabbi Arthur Green, a Neo-Hasidic text study with Rabbi Jonathan Slater, and the music of cantors Benjie Ellen Schiller and Richard Cohn. Light refreshments will be available.

Please click here to rsvp via email.

Participants are invited to join the Neo-Hasidic Symposium & Festival after the program. Registration info below.
A Neo- H asidic Symposium and Festival
Sun. 12/8 @ 12:00 PM
Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan 334 Amsterdam Ave

The first great collection of Neo- H asidic teachings,  A New Hasidism: Roots and Branches , is newly published. To celebrate, its editor, Rabbi Arthur Green, will be joined by friends and contributors to these volumes for a day of Neo- H asidic teaching, conversation, meditation, and song. Join us to discover (and help to create!) a passionate Jewish spirituality for the 21st century. 

Featured Presentations Include:
  • Rabbi Arthur Green & Rabbi David Ingber, with Rabbi Felicia Sol.
  • Rabbi Jill Hammer
  • Dr. Eitan Fishbane
  • Igal Harmelin
  • Rabbi Dr. Erin Leib Smokler
  • Abby Stein
  • Yonatan Arnon
  • Hazzan Basya Schechter and Eden Pearlstein (Darshan)

Please click here to learn more and register.
Coming Up!
Dying to Talk: Conversations About Life & Death

Mon. 11/25 @ 7 PM
Location Given Upon Registration

Don't miss the final session of this series with Rabbi Mira Rivera. Reincarnation, Resurrection, & the World to Come: Jewish Perspectivrs on Death & Dying . Explore the concepts of Gilgul HaNeshamot, T’chiyat HaMetim, and Olam Haba ; as we consciously contemplate the potential meaning and impact of the time we have left.

Please   click here   to learn more and register.
Torah Tuesdays
Every Tues. @ 6:30 PM - Next Date 11/26
The Romemu Center

Alef Bet 1

Registration is still open for this friendly Romemu-style introduction to the Hebrew language. Learn the letters to find your way into Hebrew text, prayer, and more.

Please click here to register for Alef Bet 1.

Beit Midrash: From Mezritch to Manhattan - A Neo- H asidic Pilgrimage

Following Alef Bet , join Rabbi Ingber's Beit Midrash, for an intimate look into the h asidic roots of Romemu's heart-centered, playfully pious, embodied approach to Jewish text and practice .

No registration required. $10 Suggested donation.
Nigun Jam

Sun. 12/15 @ 7 PM
The Romemu Center

Come and sing and open your hearts with  nigunim  (wordless melodies) old and new. No experience or skills needed. Everyone is welcome. Led by Judy Ribnick and Jack Klebanow. Stay for a potluck nosh. 

For more information & to RSVP email:  jackmklebanow@gmail.com .
Home Hosted Shabbat Meals - Shabbat Around the City

Fri. 1/10
Locations coming soon.

Save the date! Members are welcome to join us for the next round of Home-Hosted Shabbat meals. More information coming soon!

Email Director of Membership, Miriam Rubin at miriam@romemu.org with any questions.
'MU Near You
In Brooklyn or Westchester for Shabbat? Join us!
Romemu Brooklyn
  • Sat 12/7 – Shabbat AM Services
  • Fri 12/20 – Kabbalat Shabbat Service & Dinner
Visit romemu.org/brooklyn for more info and registration.
Romemu Monthly Fridays @ The Alligned Institute in Irvington
  • Fri 11/22 – Romemu Kabbalat Shabbat Livestream & Potluck
  • Fri 12/20 – Romemu Kabbalat Shabbat Livestream & Potluck
Please click here for more information.
'MU in the News
T hree Sukkot Snapshots
The Jerusalem Post– October 19, 2019
Jewish Telegraphic Agency– July 17, 2019
Click here for all Romemu media coverage!
Ready to Join or Renew at the 'MU?
Join Today!

Visit romemu.org/membership, or click the button to join or renew your Romemu membership today.

If you have any questions, please contact Miriam Rubin, Director of Membership, at (212) 580-4294 or miriam@romemu.org .
Committees & Circles
H esed Committee

Find yourself in need of help? The H esed Committee is here for you.

Romemu's H esed Comittee serves and supports members' well-being through acts of loving kindness.

For more information, to volunteer as a member of the committee, or to reach out for assistance, please contact Shelley Cahn, Mijanou Mosher, or Valerie Kanofsky at hesed@romemu.org .
H evra Kadisha

Seeking New Members for Romemu's  H evra Kaddisha

Hevra Kaddisha, meaning "holy society," performs the mitzvah of Shmira for our members and their loved ones who have died. Hevra Kaddisha volunteers sit with/near the deceased, often reading psalms, chanting or meditating until the time of burial. They also perform the sacred ritual of Tahara, the washing and purification of the body honoring the holy sanctuary it was for the soul in life.

Interested individuals or those seeking more information about this sacred work should email Rabbi Eva Sax Bolder at  evasaxbolder@gmail.com  or Nili Weissman at nweissman@live.com .
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