The Final 5 Words from the “Toracle”

“Today is the official post High Holy Day season. It’s been a packed two months of prepping and praying, blogging and singing; conversations about silence and activism, love and re:love, our role in public and private racism, and what it means to have the chance to restart our lives, again, for good. Thank you all for showing up, for sharing feedback, for generously loving and supporting us in so many ways. Our survey and pledge lines are still open…”


Unscroll & Whack the Willows!

Ready to wrap up the High and Holy Season? Join us to come full circle this coming Sunday in the Lower East Side for Unscrolled – our annual Succot/Simchat Torah celebration and ritual for ALL AGES. This year we’re also restoring the ancient “whack the willows” ritual. Seriously, it’s a thing.


Shhh…NYC’s Best Kept Yom Kippur Secret

Psst…did you know that ALL our Yom Kippur afternoon-evening programming is totally FREE? And our gourmet Break Fast is now 25% off?? Doors open: 2:30pm Zen and Zohar study and meditation with Amichai and Sensei Chodo 4pm Interfaith Prayer for Peace with faith leaders and musicians from around the world 6pm Gates Closing: Neilah closing worship. Then join the community, Ritual Team and…


Amichai’s High Holy Welcome Note + Sources and Inspiration

Whether you’re joining us in NYC or live streaming from across the globe, we’ve taken some choice selections from our Rosh Hashanah program for you to peruse, reflect on and share.

Included you’ll find Amichai’s welcome note, our letter explaining our original God-optional liturgical translations, and lots of sources, inspirations and quotes on the meaning of the High Holy Days and this year’s theme, “re:love.”

Click here to read it all!


Lab/Shul in the News! PBS’ Religion and Ethics @ High Holy Bootcamp

Breaking News! Lab/Shul’s High Holy Bootcamp was just featured in the most recent episode of #PBS’ @Religion and Ethics Weekly. Stay tuned: new clips from @Amichai’s interview are being posted continuously, and it’ll be broadcast in @New York on Channel Thirteen/WNET… read for more info.




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