Pop Up Synagogue NYC is the newest offering of Sim Shalom Online Synagogue

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Sim Shalom, traditionally online, is stepping out to allow people to pop in to worship at convenient venues around the city of New York. Following the sold out success of live High Holiday services at the Bitter End, Rabbi Steve Blane, strives to meet the needs of the Jews of New York at Pop Up locations.

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People are in need of a place to worship that is simple, free and easy to access. We want to create community around New York and offer services that are joyful and meaningful in pop up locations.

Pop in to Sim Shalom's new Pop Up Synagogue this upcoming Friday night, December 6th. Noting the plethora of empty storefronts in the city that have inspired an emergence of pop up retail shops, Rabbi Steve Blane, visioned a Pop Up Synagogue. "People are in need of a place to worship that is simple, free and easy to access. We want to create community around New York and offer services that are joyful and meaningful."

Pop-Up Synagogue of NYC is the vision of Rabbi Steven Blane of online Jewish Universalist Synagogue Sim Shalom. Sim Shalom is celebrating ten years of streaming Interactive Online Services to the Jewish world. Sim Shalom's Jazz High Holiday Services at the Bitter End in NYC are a perennial sell-out! So don't miss out on the newest live NYC excitement.

Rabbi Cantor Blane is also a Singer Songwriter and has Hanukah songs and other inspirational tunes that illuminate the Sim Shalom services. Blane was raised in a conservadox shul but brings a progressive approach and contemporary freshness to his services.

About Sim Shalom and Rabbi Steve Blane

Sim Shalom is an interactive online Jewish Universalist synagogue which is liberal in thought and traditional in liturgy. Created in 2009 by Rabbi Steven Blane on Manhattan's Upper West Side, Sim Shalom offers a means of connecting the unconnected. Rabbi Blane leads accessible and short Shabbat services every Friday night using a virtual interface and additionally Sim Shalom provides online education programs, Jazz concerts, conversion and life-cycle ceremonies along with weeknight services at 7:00PM EST led by Rabbis and students of this online community.

Rabbi Blane is also the founder and director of the Jewish Spiritual Leader's Institute, http://www.jsli.net, the online professional rabbinical program and Co Founder of Union of Jewish Universalist Communities, an association of Rabbis that follow the tenets of Jewish Universalism. http://www.ujuc.org.

Sim Shalom, a non profit 501 © (3) tax-exempt organization, nurtures a Jewish connection through its mission of innovative services, creative education and dynamic outreach to the global community. For more information visit http://www.simshalom.com or call 201-338-0165.

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