about us

As it opens its doors, Manhattan East Synagogue – Congregation Shaare Mizrah, will be impacting the communal and spiritual lives of the Sephardic community of Manhattan.  Under the leadership of Rabbi Elie Abadie M.D., founder of the first and largest Sephardic Congregation in the UES, the Synagogue will be hosting cultural, social, and religious events which will contribute to the growth of an active and vibrant Jewish congregation.  Amongst its many exciting programs the Synagogue will have a Bet Midrash Study Program, a Young Adult Group, Singles Shabbat Events, a Women’s Auxiliary Branch, a Bikkur Holim/Hesed Committee, Israel Advocacy activities, as well as a variety of informative events and activities which will help unite its congregants into a strong unit of informed and pro-active Jews.  The Manhattan East Synagogue will be making a difference in the lives of its congregants and is committed to continue on a path of growth and expansion.

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Shabbat Services

Perasha Toledot

Friday, November 17, 2017

Candle Lighting 4:15 PM
Minha 4:15 PM 

Shir HaShirim 4:35 PM

Kabbalat Shabbat & Arbit 4:45 PM

Saturday, November 18, 2017
Shahrit 8:30 AM


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Rabbi’s corner

Perashat Toledot Synopsis

Perashat Toledot begins with the birth of Esav and Yaakob.  The tension between the brothers begins in-utero.  Rivka is told that she is carrying the future leaders of two nations, and that the older brother will serve the younger.  That revelation sets the tone for the entire Perasha.  Yaakob emerges holding on to the heel of his older brother Esav. 

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