August 2021 Sunday Sharing

Donations to RYSEC for Sunday Programs in August 2021 will be shared (50%) with the Uganda Humanist School Project of the St. Louis Ethical Society. The schools promote education and development of ethical values in Uganda by providing scholarships to students,...

Our Identity

Over the summer, I planned to present two Sunday platform talks on key foundations of our Ethical commitments:  to human worth and to human relationship.  The one on human worth has been presented (and is on our Facebook and YouTube pages as a recording), and the one...

Volunteering on Mosholu Avenue: July 20, 2021

The Riverdale Main Streets Alliance (of which RYSEC is a member) is organizing an informal clean-up on Mosholu Avenue.  We will meet at Early Bird Coffee on Tuesday July 20th at 7 p.m. and walk east to Broadway, concluding for a drink (on us) at Bronx Burger House. ...

Between Times

In March of 2020, our Ethical Society, like so many institutions, suddenly shifted how it operated.  It was a crisis, and we had to shift right away, without time for planning.  What followed was a mixture of adaptation and innovation, with individuals and our Society...

Food Collection Drive 7/11 and 7/14

From our friends at CSAIR: Volunteers from Conservative Synagogue Adath Israel of Riverdale (CSAIR) are spearheading an effort to gather food donations for direct distribution to people in our community who don’t have enough to eat. We are guided by this thought from...

The Fifth of July

Facing our history honestly is important for honoring the Fourth of July; now, what to us is the Fifth of July

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