2023 Fall Programs

Celebrate Fall with your Congregation Shaarey Zedek Family!

Youth Tashlich
Thursday September 21, 2023
10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
at the Franklin Cider Mill

Young Families of CSZ, join us for a special edition of Thrilling Thursday: Youth Tashlich! We’ll gather as a community for outdoor Jewish learning and fun. We’ll toss duck food into the creek, sing, dance, and celebrate the holiday season! Perfect for kids 0-5 years and their special adults. No cost to attend.

N’ilah Under the Stars
Monday, September 25, 2023

Our family services conclude with a magical evening as the sun sets on Yom Kippur. Join us for interactive and musical prayer with the PrayGround davening team, an opportunity for a family moment in front of the open ark, and a spirited camp style Havdalah! More Details


CSZ Community Sukkot Shabbat Dinner
Friday, September 29, 2023

Welcome in Shabbat and the first night of Sukkot with your Shaarey Zedek family. Enjoy a nice Shabbat/Yom Tov dinner in our beautiful Zevi Davidson Sukkah. What a festive way to bring in the holiday! Registration Open!


Sukkot Family Program
Sunday, October 1, 2023
9:30 – 12:00 noon

Join us for a morning of hands-on learning and fun as we explore the beautiful holiday of Sukkot! Traditional circling with the four species of the holiday, edible sukkah making, scavenger hunts, and learning about the ins and outs of the festival from our rabbis!

Tequila and Taco

Gen X Tequila and Tacos in the Sukkah
Thursday, October 5, 2023
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at CSZ

Join CSZ’s Gen X group (age 40s-50s) for our 2nd annual Sukkot event! Enjoy great food, drinks and music outdoors under the Zevi Davidson Sukkah! We will offer a tequila tasting led by David Moses, and a delicious taco bar, along with live Latin music! Registration Open!


Simchatoberfest: Simchat Torah Evening Program
Saturday, October 7, 2023
7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. at CSZ

Join us as we celebrate completing the Joy of Torah: Simchat Torah! We’ll pray. We’ll sing. We’ll dance! We’ll read the end and the beginning of the sacred story! It will be a wonderful celebration in “Octoberfest” style!


Simchat Torah Family Program
Sunday, October 8, 2023
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at CSZ

Come experience one of the most joyful holidays of the year as our CSZ Village gathers for a morning of celebrating Torah! Participatory Torah reading, dancing with the Torah, and a very special Tour-a-Torah exploration of one of our beautiful scrolls!

Creating Shanghai Sonatas
Thursday, October 19, 2023
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at CSZ

A special musical evening telling the story of the Jewish refugees that came to Shanghai to escape the Holocaust. Performed and created by violin virtuoso Sean Gao, his 6-WIRE ensemble, and guest artists. Generously sponsored by the Louis C. and Edith Blumberg Foundation in memory of Alene and Graham Landau (z”l). Registration Open.

Tot Shabbat in the Park
Friday, October 20, 2023

More information to come


CSZ Community ShabbatCommunity Shabbat Dinner
Friday, November 3, 2023

More information to come.



VeteranVeterans Shabbat
Saturday, November 11, 2023

More information to come.


ModiAn Evening of Comedy with Modi
Wednesday, November 15, 2023
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 

Join us for an exciting evening with one of the national comedy circuits most sought after performers. Modi! Equipped with a sharp wit and a knack for reading an audience, Modi has become a successful fixture in New York’s vibrant comedy scene, often doing bits that incorporate his heritage, and he is a hit with diverse Jewish audiences as well as fans of all backgrounds and beliefs. Registration Open!

wisdom and coffeeWisdom and Coffee
Saturday, November 18, 2023

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CSZ Community ShabbatCommunity Shabbat Dinner
Friday, December 1, 2023

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chanukah Share the Light!  Community Wide Chanukah Celebration

Sunday, December 10, 2023

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