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.


Kings & Queens & In-Betweens

Hey Lab/Shul!

“The aftermath of nonviolence is the Beloved Community.
The aftermath of nonviolence is Redemption.
The aftermath of nonviolence is Reconciliation.”
– Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


This MLK Wknd recharge, connect, and make a difference. Three inspiring days of meaningful sharing with our “Beloved Communities” across the city:

Recharge // Friday 1/12 Sabbath KING featuring the vision and voice of Rev. Dr. Derrick McQueen + **POTLUCK DINNER** after worship with reflection and conversation between Rabbi Amichai and Rev. McQueen. RSVP

Connect // Sunday 1/14 Sunday Worship Preacher Swap featuring Rabbi Amichai at Rev. McQueen’s uplifting St. James Presbyterian Church in Harlem.

Make a Difference // Monday 1/15 Muslims Against Hunger Volunteer Van, join Naomi Less and baby Marlo learning about food insecurity and prepping over 200 meals with our friends at Kolot Chayeinu, Muslims Against Hunger, Repair the World, and UJA-Federation NY. Family-Friendly! RSVP

Now, more than ever, let’s learn from MLK’s legacy and make real change a reality – today.

– The Lab/Shul Team