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.


Ready, Set, Re:love: October @ Lab/Shul

shimonperesThis year ends with a farewell to a fierce fighter for peace. Today we rise with the rest of Israel, the Jewish community and the world to honor the life and legacy of Shimon Peres. May his vision of peace prosper, and may his memory bring new blessings.

Read Amichai’s tribute HERE.

Lab/Shul’s first month of the new year is full of invitations to recharge, reflect, unscroll and relove. Click here for the full calendar!

>> Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Plans? We’ve still got some seats
>> Long distance? We’re LIVESTREAMING all our High Holy Day main worship events
>> Unscroll at our annual Succot/Simchat Torah celebration and ritual for all ages
>> Sabbath Queen launch! Recharge your ritual reality

And check out our FREE Yom Kippur events, addressing racism in the Jewish community, Zen and Zohar, and our annual Interfaith Prayer for Peace. All are welcome.

Wishing you all a sweet Sabbath, month and year.
– The Lab/Shul Team

Upcoming Events

Can’t join us in person for the High Holy days? Catch us LIVE ONLINE. For Free. Start times below, and full schedule HERE (don’t forget, Eastern Standard Time!)

Rosh Hashanah
Oct. 2 @ 7:00pm & Oct. 3 @ 9:45am

Yom Kippur
Oct. 11 @ 7:00pm & Oct. 12 @ 9:45am

Click here to watch when worship begins.

Join Lab/Shul’s Ritual Team and Board of Directors for our annual break fast dinner banquet following worship on Yom Kippur, with live music, words of reflection from Amichai, and gorgeous sweeping views of the Hudson River.

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016


BMCC Richard Harris Terrace – 199 Chambers St., New York, NY 10007


Join us to come full circle, wrapping up the High Holy Days with UNSCROLLED – our annual Succot/Simchat Torah celebration and ritual for all ages. Live music, Torah tarot, kids programming, and more.

Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

10:00am to 12:00pm

Manny Cantor Center – 197 E Broadway, New York, NY 10002


Unwind + unplug + recharge at our monthly RituaLab welcoming the Sabbath Queen into our lives. Popping up at an unconventional space near you.

Friday, October 28th, 2016

6:00pm – 7:00pm Open Bar Happy Hour 21+
7:00pm – 8:30pm
Live Musical Liturgy, Poetry and Contemplative Pause

Martha Graham Dance Company – 55 Bethune Street, NY, NY 10014


Charlie Block and his parents Michelle and Jerry on his upcoming B Mitzvah, Tara Marie and Jonathan Evan Goldberg on their upcoming marriage, and Basya Schechter on the birth of her son Saadia Nisim!


Sonia Jacobson and her family on the loss of her sister Amy.