Sunday Meetings

Mar
26
Sun
11:00 am Racism and Sexism: Pathetic History
Racism and Sexism: Pathetic History
Mar 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Racism and Sexism: Pathetic History @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
Women experience racism somewhat differently than men do, and white women experience sexism differently from women of color. Movements for women’s rights were historically mostly dominated by white women, often focused on issues relevant primarily[...]
Apr
2
Sun
11:00 am A Talk on our local Interfaith R...
A Talk on our local Interfaith R...
Apr 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
A Talk on our local Interfaith Refugee Project @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
We will welcome Ralph Leezenbaum, Team Leader of the Riverdale Bronx Interfaith Coalition. He will share the details of the ongoing refugee project in our area to resettle a refugee family. Come and learn about the[...]
Apr
9
Sun
11:00 am Sunday Platform
Sunday Platform
Apr 9 @ 11:00 am
Sunday Platform @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
Speaker and topic to be announced. Watch this space!
Apr
16
Sun
11:00 am Sunday Platform
Sunday Platform
Apr 16 @ 11:00 am
Sunday Platform @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
Speaker and topic to be announced. Watch this space!

Events Coming Soon

Mar
27
Mon
8:00 pm Emergency Overnight Shelter
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Mar 27 @ 8:00 pm
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Monday 8 pm to Tuesday 6 am Since March 31, 2003 the Riverdale Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture, in partnership with Congregation Tehillah and the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale (HIR), has faithfully operated an emergency[...]
Mar
30
Thu
6:00 pm Ethics in Action: Making a Plan ...
Ethics in Action: Making a Plan ...
Mar 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Ethics in Action: Making a Plan for Self-Care in Troubled Times @ Meeting Room, Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
Climate March 2014 Whether you’re feeling stressed by what’s happening in the world, or discouraged, or at risk of burnout, or triggered by threats and abusive behavior — figuring out a plan for how to[...]
Apr
3
Mon
8:00 pm Emergency Overnight Shelter
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Apr 3 @ 8:00 pm
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Monday 8 pm to Tuesday 6 am Since March 31, 2003 the Riverdale Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture, in partnership with Congregation Tehillah and the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale (HIR), has faithfully operated an emergency[...]
Apr
4
Tue
6:30 pm Spring-Clean Your Spirit: Concer...
Spring-Clean Your Spirit: Concer...
Apr 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Spring-Clean Your Spirit: Concert and Workshop @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
Join us for an inspiring evening of music, conversation, and community. Jessica Roemischer, award-winning pianist and writer, will offer songs and reflections on the coming of spring. She will help us to achieve “spring cleaning” for our[...]
Apr
10
Mon
8:00 pm Emergency Overnight Shelter
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Apr 10 @ 8:00 pm
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Monday 8 pm to Tuesday 6 am Since March 31, 2003 the Riverdale Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture, in partnership with Congregation Tehillah and the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale (HIR), has faithfully operated an emergency[...]
Apr
17
Mon
8:00 pm Emergency Overnight Shelter
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Apr 17 @ 8:00 pm
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Monday 8 pm to Tuesday 6 am Since March 31, 2003 the Riverdale Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture, in partnership with Congregation Tehillah and the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale (HIR), has faithfully operated an emergency[...]

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