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Enlightening Discussions at CSAIR

Intimate Voices
A Performer’s Exploration of Bach’s Six Masterpieces for Solo Violin

Saturdays,  January 22, 29, at 8 PM



Contemporary Jewish American Theater, a (very) brief survey from 1945-today
Monday, January 24, 8 PM (Part 2)


An educational series from JTS, the RA, and UCSJ that CSAIR is co-sponsoring! Now through June.  Learn more!

Series #4: The Other Within - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in a Pluralistic Movement
Wednesdays, January 26, February 2, 9


Torah for Today with Rabbi Katz and Rabbi Greenberg
Every Wednesday (Unless otherwise noted)
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What's on Our Mind:  Weekly Pre-Shabbat Shmooze
Friday's at Noon on Zoom
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Shabbat Minha Teaching
Every Saturday between afternoon and evening services.
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Yiddish Vinkl
Sundays, 10 AM
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Hug Ivri
Sundays, 11 AM
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Holocaust Torah Scroll

Since 1977, CSAIR has had on permanent loan from the Memorial Scrolls Trust, a Torah from the Czech region of Bohemia that survived the holocaust. We have been researching the story of this Torah and the fascinating history of the scroll and how it came to CSAIR.

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Who We Are

We are an inclusive, egalitarian congregation dedicated to Torah -- Jewish learning, Avodah -- prayer and observance, and Gemilut Chasadim -- acts of kindness and social responsibility. Our members include people of diverse ages, backgrounds, sexual orientations, gender identities, income levels and approaches to religious practice and thought. We are individuals. We are single parent, double parent, interfaith, multiracial, empty nester, blended families and more. Whoever you are, we welcome you to learn, pray, and create a community with us.



Whoever you are – we hope you will come to learn, pray, and create an inclusive Jewish community with us. Learn about our commitment to inclusion here

If any accommodations are needed for you or a loved one to participate in any synagogue activities, please contact Estefany Tavarez at 718-543-8400 x 0 or 


New to Riverdale or to CSAIR? We are so glad you are here!

For questions about getting involved at CSAIR, please contact Director of Engagement and Programming Rabbi Katie Greenberg at 718-543-8400 (ext. 1) or at

CSAIR is now Participating in the AmazonSmile Program 

What is AmazonSmile?
Learn more about AmazonSmile here.
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Fri, January 21 2022 19 Shevat 5782