Barry Shainker

barry shainker

Barry Shainker is the religious school assistant director at Temple Israel of the City of New York.

What is Selichot?

Barry Shainker
Jewish tradition, however, teaches that the month of Elul preceding the High Holidays is a time of soul-searching and reflection to prepare oneself for the magnitude of the Days of Awe.

Haggadot of Pesach

Barry Shainker
March 20, 2012

What makes a Passover seder special? Maybe it’s the meal? Or is it the people we dine with? Perhaps it is the ancient songs that we join together in singing.