1545 Bushkill Street
Easton, PA 18042
Phone: (610) 258-5343
Fax: (610) 330-9100
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Service Schedule

Thursday, 7:25 am
Minyan

Friday, 8:00 pm
Shabbat Evening Services

Saturday, 9:30 am
Shabbat Morning Services

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Synagogue office is closed on Mondays and Fridays. Hours open: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

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Religious School

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BAS Clergy & Rabbi Message

Bnai Abraham Synagogue is led by Rabbi Daniel Stein Rabbi Daniel Stein

Rabbi Stein's Monthly Messages:

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Rabbi Daniel Z. Stein is proud to serve as the spiritual leader of Bnai Abraham Synagogue in Easton, Pennsylvania.  Prior to assuming the pulpit at Bnai Abraham, Rabbi Stein was a student at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, where, in addition to being ordained as a rabbi, he completed a masters degree in Jewish Literature.  As a rabbinical student, Rabbi Stein served congregations in Middletown, New York and the Bronx.  He was also a Legacy Heritage Foundation Rabbinic Fellow, serving the Jewish community of Tallahassee, Florida. Additionally, while at JTS, he was the recipient of academic prizes in Homiletics, Jewish Theology and Thought. During his graduate studies, Rabbi Stein was also a visiting student at the Goldreich Family Institute for Yiddish Language at Tel Aviv University and completed advanced level ulpan at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.  He is also an alumnus of YIVO’s Uriel Weinrich Program in Yiddish Language, formerly at Columbia University.

Rabbi Stein is also an accomplished musician. Prior to his studies at the Jewish Theological Seminary, Rabbi Stein completed his undergraduate degree in music history at the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. He has performed as a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist in a variety of settings; in 2007-2008, he was a member of the choir at Jerusalem’s Great Synagogue. Rabbi Stein can occasionally be seen playing clarinet, banjo, and keyboards as part of Rooftops, a folk/bluegreass band whose first CD was released this past February.

Rabbi Stein, a native of Toledo, Ohio, is an alumnus of the Stone Hebrew Academy and Sylvania Southview High School.  He attended Camp Wise, the overnight camp of the Cleveland JCC, for 10 Summers, first as a camper and later as a staff member.  In his final summer at Camp Wise, Rabbi Stein was the director of Jewish programming and served as a liaison to the Foundation for Jewish Camp and the Avi Chai Foundation.  He has also served on the staff of Camp Ramah in Canada, and was music director of Camp Ramah Darom in Clayton, Georgia.  For the past two summers, Rabbi Stein has served as a consultant to the new Ramah Outdoor Adventure Camp in Deckers, Colorado, where he worked as part of a team preparing the staff for their first summer.

Daniel is married to Dena Stein, a project manager at Jewish Education Service of North America.

Past - Legacy Heritage Foundation Rabbinic Fellow at Congregation Shomrei Torah; Assistant Rabbi at Temple Sinai, Middletown New York Past; Rabbinic Intern at The Educational Alliance

Education - Jewish Theological Seminary; University of Cincinnati

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Rabbi Mark L. ShragerWe honor our new Rabbi Emeritus, Mark L. Shrager

Rabbi Emeritus Mark Shrager has been a Rabbi at Bnai Abraham for seventeen years and will always be an honored Rabbi and member of the BAS family.

Biography of Rabbi Shrager

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Susie Aufrecht, Rabbi, Cantor Jen Cohen

Thanksgiving Day Service, 2009 (Picture above: Rabbi Mark Shrager chanting Torah, BAS Member Susie Aufrecht along with her granddaughter, Cantor Jen Cohen, who was visiting from New Jersey over the holiday.)

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Cantor Robert Weiner

Cantor Weiner has been BAS Cantor since taking over for Cantor Morris Seigel in the 80's. We are currently writing a biography of Cantor Weiner for BAS and it will be posted here in the next few weeks.

Director of Hillel, Jewish chaplain, Lafayette College, Easton, PA.

Professional Career

Dr. Robert I. Weiner has been Professor at the Thomas Roy and Lura Forrest Jones - Department of History at Lafayette College for over 40 years.
Ph.D., Rutgers University.

Dr. Weiner's Authored Publications:

The Long 19th Century: European History from 1789 to 1917. Chantilly, VA: The Teaching Company, 2005.

"French Jewish Images of America: The Case of Dijon," Proceedings of the Western Society for French History: Selected Papers of the Annual Meeting, XXV (1998), 79-87.

"French Jews and Israel: The Jews of the Dijon," paper presented at the Association for Israel Studies Conference, June 1997.

"Perceptions of Antisemitism and Selective Responses among the Jews of Dijon," paper presented at a "New Europe" Conference, York,England, August 1996.

Lafayette College Awards:

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Cantor Emeritus: Morris Siegel, 1943-2000

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Past Rabbi's of Bnai Abraham Synagogue:

 

Rabbi Jay David Sales
Notice: We mourn with profound sorrow the passing Rabbi Sales, a gifted Jewish educator at the Solomon Schechter School in Pittsburgh, and past Rabbi at Bnai Abraham Synagogue. We extend our deepest condolences to his family and to all who were touched through his rabbinate.

Rabbi Jonathan A. Schnitzer
1974-1986 Now in his twenty-first year at B'nai Israel Congregation, Rockville, Maryland.

Rabbi Harold Richter 1971-1974
1971-1974 Rabbi Harold Richter accepted post as Jewish Chaplain of Broward County, Florida

Rabbi Norton D. Shargel
1970 Rabbi Norton D. Shargel accepted call to serve in Harrison, N.Y.

 

 

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