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From Stanton to Sixth Street ~ A Welcoming Shuls Shabbat

June 2, 2016 - June 4, 2016

Eshel returns for its Second Downtown Manhattan Shabbat with the

Stanton Street Shul and Sixth  Street Community Synagogue

“Creating Welcoming Communities”

Sign the letter in support of Rabbi Bodner and Rabbi Bellino who have been attacked for hosting this weekend!

VENUES: We will be in three different downtown venues over the weekend.

Stanton Street Shul: 180 Stanton Street

Sixth Street Community Synagogue: 325 E 6th Street

Saturday Night event: Movie and Pizza @  Base Downtown




Friday, June 3, 7:00 PM~ Services

Kabbalat Shabbat/Maariv

VENUE: Stanton Street Shul OR Sixth Street Community Synagogue





Sixth StreetFriday, June 3, 8:30 PM ~ Dinner

Dinner followed by Panel Discussion with Parents with LGBT children and Eshel members (Registration for dinner required).  Synagogue members from both shuls are invited to the panel discussion after dinner.

VENUE: Sixth Street Community Synagogue


Challah and table

Shabbat, June 4, 9:30 AM ~ Services followed by Kiddush Lunch

VENUE:  Stanton Street Shul

Shabbat, June 4, 1:00 PM ~ Panel and discussion

“The Vision, the Benefits and the Challenges of Making Our Communities Welcoming and Embracing”

Panel Discussion with Rabbi Gavriel Bellino and Rabbi Aviad Bodner with Eshel members responding on their visions in making our communities welcoming and embracing of LGBT members.

VENUE:  Stanton Street Shul

Walking Tour of the Lower East Side 2:15 – 3:15

VENUE:  Starting at the Stanton Street Shul

Shabbat, June 4, 7:00 PM ~ Mincha, Seudah Shlishit and Panel

Mincha followed by Seudat Shlishit followed by speakers:

A Historic Review of Our Story

Following Mincha, a  Panel of Orthodox LBGT local synagogue members will discuss being LGBT in their respective shuls – All are welcome

VENUE: Sixth Street Community Synagogue

Shabbat, June 4, 9:10


VENUE: Sixth Street Community Synagogue

       Havdala candle burning brightly

Join us for the after Party 10 PM

Movie night!  In & Out

(Pizza and refreshments, of course)

Base Downtown

RSVP for address info@eshelonline.org



Need a place to stay? Check out the local hotel:

Holiday Inn NYC – Lower East Side
150 Delancey Street
New York City, New York 10002
Phone: 212-475-2500
E-mail: guest.services@holidayinnnyc.com


June 2, 2016
June 4, 2016
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Stanton Street Shul
180 Stanton St.
New York, NY 10002 United States
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