Eshel returns to the Lower East Side for its Second (we hope Annual) Downtown Manhattan Shabbaton.

We’ll be hosted by the Stanton Street Shul and Community Synagogue.

The theme of the weekend is “Creating Welcoming Communities”.StantonStShul-200x300

Friday, June 3, 7:00 PM

Kabbalat Shabbat/Maariv @ Stanton Street Shul

180 Stanton St.

Friday, June 3, 8:30 PM

Dinner followed by Panel Discussion with Parents with LGBT children and Eshel members (Registration required)

@Sixth Street Community SynagogueChallah and table

325 E 6th St.

Shabbat, June 4, 9:30 AM

Shabbat davening followed by Kiddush/Lunch Buffet for the entire congregation

@Stanton Street Shul

Shabbat, June 4, 1:00 PM

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

Panel Discussion with Rabbi Gavriel Bellino and Rabbi Aviad Bodner

@Stanton Street Shul

Walking Tour of the Lower East Side 2:15 – 3:15 starting at the Stanton Street Shul

Shabbat, June 4, 7:00 PM

Mincha followed by Seudat Shlishit followed by speakers: A Historic Review of Our Story

@Sixth Street Shul

Shabbat, June 4, 9:10

Maariv/Havdalah @Sixth Street ShulHavdala candle burning brightly

After Party 10:30 PM TBD


Need a place to stay?

If you need a place to stay, some community members have been kind enough to open their homes. Registration will be shortly. Tell your friends. If you have questions, write to Stay tuned for updates!