- Are you a humanist, freethinker, agnostic, or atheist?
- Believe in a higher power but not traditional prayer?
- Want to raise your kids Jewish but not religious?
- Say what you believe and believe what you say
- We embrace interfaith and multicultural families
- An LGBT-friendly community
Apr 22 Introduction to Bar/Bat Mitzvah Program
Have you attended a Humanistic Bar or Bat Mitzvah? Learn what is involved in preparing for and celebrating a Humanistic Bar or Bat Mitzvah service with The City Congregation. Hear about our mentoring match, the steps required to complete the program, and much more. There will be an opportunity for questions and answers with Rabbi Peter Schweitzer and Program Director Isabel Kaplan. Parents and potential students are welcome.
Learn more. RSVP required.
Apr 17 Yom HaShoah Commemoration
Our special Shabbat commemoration for Yom HaShoah will feature Sonia Pilcer, novelist, essayist and screenwriter, who was born in a displaced persons camp to Polish Jewish Holocaust survivors and arrived with her parents in New York City in the 1950s, where they first lived on the Lower East Side. For more about Sonia Pilcer, visit her website.
Following our Shabbat service and commemoration, join us for potluck dessert and schmoozing.
May 3 Annual Town Hall Meeting
Now is your chance to speak out at our annual State of The City Congregation. Learn about our plans for 2015-2016. What do you, our members, envision for our future? Is there a special program you’d like to see? How is our congregation doing? What do we do “right”, and/or “wrong”?