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Brooklyn Heights Synagogues Celebrate Simchat Torah

Brooklyn Heights Synagogue and Congregation B’nai Avraham celebrated Simchat Torah on Thursday night and our pals at the Brooklyn Daily Eagle were there to capture it on video.

Watch after the jump.

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Brooklyn Heights’ Rabbi Simcha Says No Gelt, No Glory

Sometimes it just feels like life is all nun and shin but no gimel. This is especially true during heated games of dreidel during Chanukah. Rabbi Simcha Weinstein (@rabbisimcha) of Congregation B’nai Avraham in Brooklyn Heights shares his double secret super dreidel powers:

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Guest Blog: Rabbi Simcha and Rabbi Raskin

We asked Rabbi Simcha Weinstein and Rabbi Aaron Raskin to write a little something in celebration of Rosh Hashanah , the year 5771 and Yom Kippur: In tumultuous times of social and economic upheaval, one must reflect with great poignancy on the big questions posed by the High Holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. […]

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Get on the Purim Party Bus with Rabbi Simcha

Rabbi Simcha Weinstein tells us there’s still time to get on the Purim bus tomorrow with Congregation B’nai Avraham and dress up like your favorite New York icon! Full schedule and details here.

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Brooklyn Heights’ Rabbi Simcha Will Show You How to Make a Nice Kosher Pickle

Tonight (2/16) at Pratt Chapel Hall at 8pm BHB pal/Brooklyn Heights resident Rabbi Simcha Weinstein will show folks how to make Kosher pickles and explain just what makes those yummy snacks Kosher in the first place.

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New Torah is Celebrated and Rabbi Simcha Talks Schtick Shift at Brooklyn Book Fest

Schtick Shift author Rabbi Simcha Weinstein, moderator Laura Sinagra and authors Ethan Gilsdorf (Fantasy Freaks and Gaming Geeks), Brian Raftery (Don’t Stop Believin’) and Eddie Sarfaty (Mental) discuss “obsessive fun” at today’s Brooklyn Book Festival. Right before Rabbi Simcha’s appearance, members of his Congregation B’nai Avraham ushered in their new Torah (aka the longest selling […]

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Brooklyn Heights Rabbi Simcha: Is Bruno Good for the Jews?

Congregation B’nai Avraham’s Rabbi Simcha Weinstein discusses Jewish comedy in his new book Schtick Shift.  Today on the spiritual website Busted Halo he explores whether or not Sascha Baron Cohen’s latest flick  Bruno (which was #1 in this weekend’s box office),  with a litany of Holocaust humor, is good for the Jews:

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Rabbi Simcha Serves Up Kosher Comedy WidgetsFrom the BHB Inbox comes this holiday dispatch from Rabbi Simcha Weinstein. His new book, Shtick Shift is in stores now!: Stand-Up for Chanukah: Kosher cutting-edge comedy December 21st / 1st Night of Chanukah Cong. B’nai Avraham 117 Remsen Street, Brooklyn Heights Doors Open @ 7:3pm /Show: 8 – 10pm Martini Bar & Latkes […]

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Gun In Schools Vs. Neighborhood Noise

In today’s example of Politics At Its Worst, noise in our neighborhood from the BQE project is being made a pawn in the school safety bet, with state Senate Republicans tying streamlining the BQE project to a provision that would require guns in schools in New York City. As reported by Brooklyn Paper in an article with […]

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Welcome to the Week of Parking Hell

Street cleaning rules are suspended today and tomorrow for Shemini Atzereth and Simchas Torah respectively, but that doesn’t mean you won’t have to move your car, as huge swaths of the Heights are hit with “no parking” signs. Between street work and the filming of Blindspot, the dreaded signs are up on most of Henry, Hicks, and […]

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