Welcome to Lab/Shul, an artist-driven, everybody-friendly, God-optional, pop up, experimental community for sacred Jewish gatherings based in NYC and reaching the world.


Bubbles, Esther Perel, and a Ritual Rally

Hey Lab/Shul!

Soap bubbles instead of breadcrumbs, a trio of Shofar blowers, 1000 in attendance, our first community Rosh Hashanah dinner catered by refugee chefs, Sufi-Jewish ritual dance, circles within circles of becoming together: Welcome to 5778!

Check out photos from the Green Carpet and Tashlich + Dhikr below, but first, some high & holy pro tips for Yom Kippur:

· There are still some seats left for Yom Kippur…but we will sell out. Don’t wait to reserve your seats.

· Livestream is…live! Share with friends and fam around the world.

· A Break Fast Dinner Banquet with the Lab/Shul Team and exquisite food cooked by refugee chefs?? Umm…yes please!

· Yom Kippur FREE public programs:

Can We Talk?
Fri. 9/2 // 9-10:30pm
Tribeca Performing Arts Center
An honest conversation about emotional intelligence at a time of increasing divides.Featuring:

Esther Perel (international best selling author and therapist), Gillian Laub (photographer and filmmaker), Gabriel Kahane(Brooklyn based songwriter), Kerrie Thompson Mohr (NY coordinator of Sidewalk Talk), and moderated by Rabbi Amichai.

The Empty Circle: Restorative Guided Meditation
Sat. 9/3 // 2:30-3:30pm
Tribeca Performing Arts Center
Peaceful guided meditation led by Sensei Koshin Paley Ellison and Sensei Robert Chodo Campbell from the New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care.

All-Faith Ritual & Prayer Rally
for Justice and Peace

Sat. 9/3 // 4-5pm
1 Centre Street
Public gathering to mark the sacred convergence of the Muslim and Jewish holy days of Ashura and Yom Kippur, steps from City Hall.

Wishing you lots of sweet new year circles of love and blessings.

– The Lab/Shul Team


Tashlich + Dhikr:
Muslim & Jewish New Year Ritual Celebration

(photo cred Gili Getz)



Rosh Hashanah Eve Green Carpet

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