High Holiday 2014 Testimonials

  Dear Rabbi Blane- Our family missed your service tonight because both my husband and I are sick with a bad cough.  We are however, at home watching your service online with the kids and it was unlike anything we’ve seen before.  Really terrific 🙂 We will see you in person on Kol Nidre. You (and your band) were absolutely awesome! Happy New Year, The Knie Family   Rabbi, As we Jews began our new year I would just like to express my thanks and Continue reading →

Mazal Tov Rabbi Barry Altmark- Accepted into Chaplaincy Program

JSLI Ordained Rabbi Barry Altmark has been accepted into a program that will certified him as a Chaplain with the Baptist Health System in Alabama. According to Rabbi Altmark, JSLI’s accreditation is deemed as acceptable as HUC, JTS and Aleph. Mazal Tov to our colleague!

Recent Article About Sim Shalom!

Synagogues beginning to look at engaging members by live-streaming services Where’s the story?   STEVE LUBETKIN   Christian mega-churches have recognized for years that they can reach many of their faithful through cyberspace. “Church Production” magazine noted in December that millions watched an Internet broadcast of Pope Benedict’s final day as pope, while a Florida church reaches 4,000 online worshippers weekly, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints recently streamed 14 hours of its general conference to 29,000 churches worldwide.   Live-streaming of Continue reading →

Hanukah Jazz Concert Candle-Lighting Celebration on Weds. Dec. 4th

Join us for a “Hanukah Jazz Concert Candle-Lighting Celebration” on the last night of Hanukah!   “Sim Shalomers” in New York City and around the world are invited to join in the festivities online and also IN PERSON at Stand Up New York, the comedy club where they held recent High Holiday Services.   “It was a sellout crowd for both Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, and we think Hanukah is the perfect holiday for people to come back and rejoice with family and friends Continue reading →

Craig G.

I just wanted to reach out and say thank you for the Rosh Hashana service at Smalls. Wow. I have had few experiences that brought together so many things that I feel strongly about all in one place. That service was wonderful and I hope we can return next year.

Jamie S

Rabbi Steve, My only regret was not being in NY for Yom Kippur. The service was not only by far the most interesting and fun, but to me the most meaningful too. I never thought fun and the High Holidays could be combined but you and your team did it masterfully.