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Beit Natan

Beit Natan

Shir Hadash is located in Beit Natan, our beautiful home overlooking the Moon Grove (Chorshat HaYa’reach) on the border of the German Colony and Talbiya neighborhoods. Beit Natan is named after J.J. Greenberg (Natan Yosef), a power-house of Jewish activism who served as executive director of the New York-based Jewish Life Network since its inception, where he helped develop such…

Site Map

Site Map

To ensure your safety and the safety of others, please familiarize yourself with the following site map and traffic flow. FOR MINYAN 1 (7:30 – 10), the men’s sections are 1, 2 and 3; the women’s sections are 4, 5 and 6. FOR MINYAN 2 (10:30 – 12), the men’s sections are 1 and 3; the women’s sections are 2,…

Tikun Leil Schedule

Tikun Leil Schedule

TIKUN LEIL SCHEDULEOur all-night learning program will take place this year at our new building located at Yakov Rubin Street #1.  Seats will be properly distanced and masks are required to be worn at all times inside the building.  Refreshments – served via waitstaff – will be provided during the course of the night. Reservations may be made for any particular…

Morning Minyan Returns

Morning Minyan Returns

Beginning this coming Sunday morning at 8:15 AM, May 17th, Shir Hadash will re-open it’s Corona dormant Shacharit minyan, albeit with certain limitations, including: The minyan will be outside; Seating will be separated by 2 meters or more (as a result, please do not move the chairs); Masks will be required; Entrance is from the Western side only of the…

Imprisonment for Debt in Jewish and Israeli Law

Imprisonment for Debt in Jewish and Israeli Law

Imprisonment for Debt in Israeli Law Debtor’s prison has a long – but not proud – history in many of the world’s legal systems, including Israel’s.  During the 1970’s and 1980’s, for example, some 500,000 letters were sent threatening prison to those who could not pay their debts, and some 20,000-40,000 people actually served time in prison for their inability,…

In Memory of Martin K. Pear, משה בן שמואל ז”ל

Marty was born on July 16, 1941, in Middletown, Connecticut, to Samuel and Bertha (Dworski) Pear. He received his bachelor’s from Bethany College in West Virginia and worked in social services in the Jewish community for three decades. On Oct. 4, 1964, he married Beverly Krimsky and they remained true partners in life for 54 years. They raised, inspired and earned…