Shabbat Morning Monthly Meditation

On the first Shabbat of every month, Rabbi Naftali Citron will lead a meditation service upstairs at the Carlebach Shul from 9:00 am - 10:30 am, followed by a bagels and lox kiddush. The meditation is based on both Chassidic and Kabbalistic contemplative traditions and uses the traditional siddur as a spring board to attain higher levels of consciousness.

Upcoming Sessions:
November 1st

October 24th - 25th

Please note that Candlelighting times are for Manhattan only.
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Candle Lighting 5:41 PM
Mincha followed by Kabbalat Shabbat
5:41 PM
Power Up Your Shacharis 9:00 - 9:15 AM
Morning Services 9:15 AM
Youth Program
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Kiddush follows services; sponsored by Janet & Stan Broome, to commemoate the Yahrzeit of Stan's father, Sidney Broome Z"L
Mincha (Special Time; see below) 5:00 PM

Followed by Seudah Shelishit sponsorship still available

The Carlebach Shul is proud to participate in the "The Shabbos Project".  
The Shabbos Project will take place on the Shabbat of October 24-25th, 2014 in more than 212 cities and 33 countries around the globe.   Please consider inviting a friend to a Shabbat meal or Shul service.
Following Mincha (Afternoon Service) The Carlebach Shul will be hosting a special Seudah Shelishit (Third meal) and Havdala ceremony “Mystical union of the Third Meal”;

Outreach is innate to The Carlebach Shul, a natural part of the life-giving enthusiasm generated by a Reb Shlomo concert, a teaching or a prayer. Out of this united effort a way of life has emerged at the Shul, a direct reflectsion of the tremendous commitment of those who pray there. The traditional world meets the modern world around the Shabbos table where magnificent meals are served with teachings, stories or songs of Reb Shlomo and other Chassidic melodies. Observance and learning become so intense, exposure to Judaism so strong that often secular Jews feel they become Jewish by "osmosis," while those exposed to more "everyday Jewishness" are surprised by the amount of in-depth learning and understanding of the tradition the congregants share. In fact, the uniqueness of our outreach program has recently been recognized by the Covenant Foundation -- a program of the distinguished Crown Family Foundation of Chicago and The Jewish Education Service of North America -- with a grant award to The Carlebach Shul, the only Orthodox shul to be so recognized. This award is now being implemented to replicate the Shabbos experience in ways that will engage communities with diverse levels of education, exposure and experience to the richness of Jewish spirituality using traditional approaches to prayer, learning and ritual.

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