From Mill Street to Park Avenue: The History of the Synagogues of NYC

Department of Adult Learning
Course Description
From Mill Street to Park Avenue:  The History of the Synagogues of NYC
Wednesdays | beginning February 13 | 7:00-8:15 pm | 10 sessions

Dr. David Kaufman

In commemoration of the 135th anniversary of Park Avenue Synagogue, this course will trace the history of the synagogues of New York, thus honoring Park Avenue’s place in our communal history.  The synagogues of New York will be seen in the multiple contexts of: the greater development of the synagogue throughout Jewish history, the early modern and modern European synagogue, the American synagogue beyond NYC, as well as in the context of ‘Jewish architecture’ beyond the synagogue.  With the use of slide images, we will trace the history of the New York synagogue through several stages, culminating with our own landmark synagogue on 87th St.

Melton classes will run contingent on registration. Each class has a minimum registration of 17 and a maximum registration of 25 students. A wait list will be maintained once a class reaches maximum registration.

The class will take place on the following dates: 
Feb 13, 20, 27;
Mar 6, 13, 27;
Apr 3, 10, 17
May 1, 8 (make-up class)

1. Early bird member (until January 9)=$290
2. Early bird general (until January 9)=$350
3. Standard member (January 9 onward)=$315
4. Standard general (January 9 onward)=$375

1. Until January 23: Full refund
2. January 23-February 13: Full refund less $50 administration fee
3. February 13-20: Full refund less $100 administration fee

IMPORTANT: After you register, you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive this email, call 212.369.2600, x159 to confirm your registration.

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