Sacred Sounds, Jewish Emergent Network Weekend Collaboration with Lab/Shul, & More!
We are thrilled to welcome the Jewish Emergent Network Fellows, and the Lab/Shul community to the Romemu Campus for a collaborative weekend of prayer, learning, and celebration. Shout out to Romemu's JEN fellow Rabbi MIra Rivera!

Send off Shabbat in multi-faith musical community at Sacred Sounds , then join us on Sunday for Niggun Jam.

Please Note:

  • Romemu's new mailing address is 176 West 105h Street, New York, NY 10025.

  • Starting Friday November 15, and continuing through the winter, Kabbalat Shabbat services will begin at 6:00 PM.

  • Pre-prayer meditation returns to Romemu! Come together to sit in sacred space before rejoicing in Kabbalat Shabbat services. Starting Friday November 15 @ 5:30 PM.
This Shabbat at the Romemu Campus
Corner of 105 St. & Amsterdam Ave.

Jewish Emergent Network Weekend Collaboration With Romemu & Lab/Shul

Friday, November 8
6:00 PM - 8:15 PM Sabbath Queen - Lab/Shul | 6:30 PM - 8:15 PM
Kabbalat Shabba t Services - Romemu | 8:30 PM Community Feast sponsored by Jewish Emergent Network, Lab/Shul and Romemu (Advanced Purchase Required)

Saturday, November 9
Sha'baby & Sha'boker Tov are off in observance of Veterans Day.
8:30 AM Meditation - Romemu | 9:00 AM Open Book Torah Study - Romemu | 10:00 AM Shabbat Morning Services - Romemu | 11:00 Children's Blessing - Romemu | 3:15 PM Study Salon including the first ever chanting of the Re-gendered Torah, with Romemu Artist in Residence Yael Kanarek - Lab/Shul | 4:00 PM Saturday SoulSpa featuring original Storahtelling from Romemu Artist in Residence Yael Kanarek, and ArtLab for children ages 2-10 - Lab/Shul | 7:00 PM Sacred Sounds

All are welcome to all programs!
Click here to register for the Friday night Community Feas t.
Sacred Sounds: A Multi-Faith Evening of Song, Wisdom, and Prayer

Sat. 11/9 @ 7 PM
The West End Presbyterian Church

Join Romemu's  H azzan Basya Schechter, Reverend Eleanor Harrison Bregman, and clergy and musicians from five partner congregations for one of our community's most cherished traditions. Five diverse local congregations (   Romemu, Nur Ashki Jerrahi Sufi Community, West End Presbyterian Church, Pamsula Zen Center, and Rivers of Living Water   ) come together for this unforgettable collaborative prayer experience   All are welcome to an unforgettable night of musical, participatory prayer,  kirtan   -style. 

Click here   to get a taste of a previous Sacred Sounds. 
All are welcome. No registration required. $5 Suggested Donation.
Niggun Jam

Sun. 11/10, 12/15 @ 7 PM
West End Presbyterian Church

Come and sing and open your hearts with niggunim (wordless melodies) old and new, followed by a potluck dinner. Everyone is welcome. Led by Judy Ribnick and Jack Klebanow

To learn more and RSVP, email Jack Klebanow at jackmklebanow@gmail.com .
Coming Up!
Dying to Talk: Converstions About Life & Death
Mon. 11/11, 11/18, 11/25 @ 7 PM

Torah Tuesdays Returns
Alef Bet 1 & Beit Midrash - From Mezritch to Manhattan:
A Neo-Hasidic Pilgrimage
Tues. 11/12

Holiday Learning with Romemu & West End Presbyterian Church
Session 3: Days of Freedom - Passover & Easter
 Weds. 11/13 @ 7 PM

Webinar Series for Prospective Yeshiva Students
 Weds. 11/13 @ 9 PM

Scroll down for more information about these offerings.
"Divine Grief/Human Comfort" -
Rabbi Cohler Esses's Sermon
Rabbi Cohler-Esses takes us on an exploration of the vulnerable space between expectations and reality, where the potential for grief is born. How do we navigate individual, collective, and even divine disappointment? How do we meet the grieved heart of the planet? Rabbi Cohler-Esses offers us the empowering lens of the comfort G-d finds in Noah.Comfort can move us forward in the face of devastation, and help us become partners in creation.

Seekers Registration Still Open
Seekers Holistic Hebrew School is thriving at the Romemu Center .  Seekers is bigger than ever with sixty-five registered students. Registration is still open!

Please click here to register. For more information about programs for Youth and Families at Romemu, email Mika Yaakoba-Zohar at mika@romemu.org
Torah Tuesdays & More
Alef Bet 1
Tues. Starting 11/,12 @ 6:30 PM
The Romemu Center

Dive into the Hebrew language in an intimate, relaxed, and supportive environment! We will start by learning the Hebrew alphabet. Participants will be exposed to all aspects of the language, including reading, writing, and liturgy. Course led by Wendy Miles.

Please   click here   to learn more and register.
Torah Tuesdays: Beit Midrash From Mezritch to Manhattan - A Neo-Hasidic Pilgrimage
Tues. Starting 11/12 @ 8 PM
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.

All are welcome to attend on a drop-in basis. No registration required. Please consider donating $10 at the door.
A Neo-Hasidic Symposium and Festival
Sun. 12/8 @ 12:00 PM
Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan 334 Amsterdam Ave

The first great collection of Neo-Hasidic 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-Hasidic 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 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.
Fall Offerings
Holiday Learning with Romemu & West End Presbyterian Church
Session 3: Days of Freedom - Passover & Easter
Weds. 11/13 @ 7 PM
West End Presbyterian Church Chapel

Romemu and West End Presbyterian Church come together to offer 3 sessions of embodied holiday learning to our connected communities. We invite you to step into physical and spiritual neighbor-hood, as we explore the themes and practices of our shared sacred seasons. All are welcome. Session three led by Rabbi Mira Rivera & Parish Associate Rev. KennethThomas.

For more information and to RSVP, please e-mail Rabbi Mira Rivera at mira@romemu.org .
Webinar Series for Prospective Yeshiva Students
Wed. 11/13 @ 9 PM with Rabbi David Ingber
Sun. 12/15 @ 1:30 PM EST with Rabbi James Jacobson-Maisels

Join our summer faculty for sample sessions that include meditation, study, and practice. Each session is one hour and includes time at the end for questions about our summer yeshiva program. 

Webinars will be held on Zoom. Information shared upon registration. Please click here to learn more and register.
2019 Global Day of Jewish Learning
Sun. 11/17 @ 10 AM
Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan 334 Amsterdam Ave.

Romemu is proud to be a co-sponsor for the 2019 Global Day of Jewish Learning presented by Limmud NY at the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan. This event brings the Jewish people together once a year to celebrate our shared Jewish text through community-based learning. Our own Rabbi Mira Rivera will be presenting on "Rashi & the Promise of Keturah ."

P  lease click here to learn more and register. 
Living Deeply with a Sacred Text: 
Falling in Love with the Beloved

Cohort 1 Begins Sun. 11/10 @ 3 PM
Cohort 2 Begins Sun. 11/24 @ 5 PM
The Romemu Center

Take part in the great mystical legacy of opening to loving the beloved! We are called to love G-d with all our heart, soul, and strength. How do we receive this deep command and begin to taste the Divine Nectar of Ahava Raba , the greatest love of all? In this experiential class, we hold sacred space for intimate sharing, deep listening, journaling, art-making, meditation, and reflection. Each participant will receive their own  pasuk  (Torah verse) to live with as intimate friend and teacher for the year. Course led by Nili Weissman.

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

Mon. 11/11, 11/18, 11/25 @ 7 PM
Location Given Upon Registration

With the time that remains for each of us, how do we want to fill it? Sages say that all of life is a preparation for dying. How can we gain some control over the process of dying and what we leave behind? Come to every session, or just the one(s) that work for you. There is much to be learned and more to be gained by devoting time to this sacred work.

Please   click here   to learn more and register.
Fifth Annual Brooklyn Jewish Hall of Fame Induction

Thurs. 11/14, @ 5:30 PM
Brooklyn Historical Society

Romemu is thrilled to announce that our own Rabbi Dianne Cohler-Esses is being inducted into the Brooklyn Jewish Hall of Fame , brought to you by the Brooklyn Jewish Historical Initiative . All are welcome!

Please c lick here to learn more and register.
Romemu Choir

Fri. 11/15, 12/20 @ 4:30 PM
West End Presbyterian Church

Come experience the magic of harmonious singing and join the Romemu Choir! Choral director and arranger Josh Ehrlich will teach a new song each Shabbat that we will share with the entire community during services. Come to West End Presbyterian Church at 5:00 PM for rehearsal.

To learn more, contact: basya@romemu.org .
'MU Near You
In Brooklyn or Westchester for Shabbat? Join us!
Romemu Brooklyn
  • Fri 11/8 – Kabbalat Shabbat & Dinner
  • Sat 11/16 – Shabbat AM Service
  • 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 on the side 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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