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Some of Rabbi Gelber's weekly writings to the Habonim community are included in the recently published When We Turned Within: Reflections of COVID-19.  Proceeds from book sales go to UJA-Federation of NY for COVID relief efforts.

Click here for the paperback version

Click here for the Kindle version

Ramah Day Camp is offering free virtual programs starting June 30.
Click here for program and registration information.

Lincoln Center at Home Memorial for Us All, a secular community remembrance honoring and celebrating those who have died from COVID-19. The series is over but the concerts can be viewed on Lincoln Center's  website and on the New York Board of Rabbis  Facebook  page.  

Summer Programs for Young People
#MyUSYfiSummer offers virtual programming throughout the summer.
Open to all Jewish youth entering 5th grade through the Class of 2020.
Click here for program catalog , and  click here to register 

Covid-19 Emergency: Community Resources

Here are links to information and services available to support New Yorkers during the public health crisis. As always, please use good judgment about information that does not come directly from Congregation Habonim.

States from which travelers to New York are required to quarantine (as of July 1). Click here.


Mental Health support New Yorkers can access while staying at home. Click here.

"Invisible Hands" volunteer shopping and delivery service for at-risk community members. Click here for more information.

Coronavirus Financial Impact Loan - Hebrew Free Loan Society (HFLS). Click here for more information.

Financial assistance for funeral expenses from the Human Resources Administration. Click here for more information.

Special shopping hours for seniors. Local stores including Morton Williams (59th Street) and Whole Foods (all locations) are offering seniors-only shopping times. Call to confirm.

Thu, July 9 2020 17 Tammuz 5780