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Open Beit Midrash Returns to Kane Street This Tuesday October 16

Open Beit Midrash, our pioneering, informal Tuesday night learning academy, prepares for a new year, with our first course starting on October 16. Students explore Jewish texts, from the Bible to modern Hebrew poetry and their relevance to contemporary personal and social issues. The faculty includes some of the most talented and sought-after adult Jewish educators in the country. Our first course is Bar Kochba: Rebel, Failure, Hero with Dr. Aaron Koller, October 16, 23 and 30. Download the new Open Beit Midrash brochure with full course descriptions.
For more information contact Joy Fallek.
Register Now.

Kane Street Walkers

Join us for a spirited stroll through Green-wood Cemetery
Sunday, October 28, 1:00 – 3:30pm, 500 25th Street at 5th Avenue
Pre- and post-Jewish perspectives on death and remaining connected to deceased loved ones provided by Rabbi Jason Gitlin
We will join Green-wood Historic Fund’s Spirited Stroll. Registration is required and the cost is $20 for members of Green-wood and Brooklyn Historical Society / $25 for non-members. Email
Rabbi Jason to let us know you will be joining or for more information. Register now.

Sundays Open Play Returns November 4

Weekly open play and music from 9:00am – 12:00pm for families with kids age 4 and younger. Sundays through March 2019
Join us with your infants, toddlers and preschoolers to enjoy a big open place to play. It is a terrific venue for parents to spend time with friends and meet new people over coffee, bagels and fruit. Includes two music sets each session led by program director and song leader Lauren Demby. Register for sessions now!

Our Jewish Life: Monthly Conversations on Contemporary Culture, Controversies and Challenges

Free, leader-led discussions on the third Thursday of every month, November through June
Kick Off Event in conjunction with The Institute for Living Judaism in Brooklyn, The History of Zionism with Professor David Myers, Chair in Jewish History, UCLA, former President and CEO of the Center for Jewish History in Brooklyn
Sunday, November 4, 4:00 – 6:00pm, KSS Community Room, $15 at the door
First regular monthly conversation: Thursday, November 15, 10:30am, KSS Chapel
Topic: The Changing American-Jewish Commitment to Israel
Contact [email protected] for more information.

Applications Now Open for 2019 Bronfman Fellowship

Every year 26 outstanding North American teens are selected as Bronfman Fellows. The highlight of the Fellowship is a free, transformative and intellectually adventurous summer in Israel where fellows engage in thought-provoking study and conversation and make lifelong friends with a pluralistic group of peers. Applicants mush be in 11th grade, self-identify as Jewish and live in the U.S. or Canada. The deadline to apply is November 30. For more information please contact Ava or call 518-475-7212. Click here to apply now.

Bialy Rock Music Class for Infants & Toddlers is Back!

Every Friday 10:00am to 10:45am, Kane Street Chapel, 2nd Floor
Children with a caregiver sing, dance and play instruments. Leader Ora Fruchter leads the songs accompanied by guitar and entertains children with her puppet named Ketchup. Songs are in English and Hebrew, and run the gamut from children’s standard American folk songs to Jewish holiday songs. Bialy Rock is a fun way to bond with your child or grandchild in a Jewish context and it is an excellent way to enrich your child’s musical development. Please sign up on-line at kanestreet.org/bialy-rock $25 per class for drop-ins. We have heavily discounted multi-class packs for members: 6 sessions for $70; 12 sessions for $130 for non-members: 6 sessions for $125; 12 sessions for $225
For more information, please contact Rabbi Valerie Lieber.

Register New Students Now for Hebrew School

Complete Registration here.
Have your children join a stimulating and welcoming atmosphere that makes Judaism come alive for students from all types of Jewish backgrounds. Our Hebrew School encourages open questioning and helps students and their families find their own personal meaning in our rich Jewish traditions. Many parents also find great comfort knowing that their children will maintain friendships with the same group of children over many years at Kane Street, even if they go to different schools during the day. Register now or contact Hebrew School Director Rabbi Valerie Lieber for more information or if you have questions.


Kane Street Kids: Apply for the 2019-20 school year

Our Kane Street Kids preschool is now accepting applications for enrollment for the 2019-20 school year. We embrace families from all backgrounds and cultivate a connection to Jewish traditions and values. Our classroom teachers are warm and nurturing, and provide an environment where children can grow and develop cognitively, socially, emotionally and physically. For more information or to tour the school, contact Preschool Director Rivka Seeman.


September 2017 Update on Kane Street’s Renovation Initiatives

As we celebrate the holidays together and look ahead to the possibilities of the year ahead, we are pleased to report that Kane Street has taken significant steps forward in our renovation initiatives. Please take a moment to review the September 2017 New Year Omnibus Update, which outlines developments of the past several months.


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