Join us On Zoom -- It's Easy!

To protect each other and our community during the coronavirus pandemic, all in-person events at Ethical NYC have been suspended until further notice. But no need to worry! To stay connected, we’re turning to the free online meeting service Zoom, where we’re hosting regular programming.

Zoom is free and easy to use, and available for all computers, tablets, and smartphones.

How to Use Zoom

Attendees don’t need to register for a Zoom account although it’s free and helpful. Visit for information.

From your desktop or laptop computer (Mac or Windows), to join a meeting simply click the event’s invitation link below. Zoom will automatically download and start. To download Zoom ahead of time visit

From your smartphone or tablet,
download the Zoom app from your device’s app store first (Apple or Google Android). Then, just click a meeting invitation link below or type the event’s Meeting ID into the “Join Meeting” section of your Zoom app.

No computer or smartphone? No problem! Call in to any meeting by dialing one of the following phone numbers and entering the Meeting ID provided for each program below.

Call-in phone numbers: (929) 205-6099 | (301) 715-8592 | (253) 215-8782

Optional but recommended accessories:
-Headphones or headset w/ microphone

Zoom Tutorials

Zoom Etiquette

  • Join from a quiet place free of background noise and visual distraction.
  • Mute yourself when you aren’t speaking. You can mute and un-mute yourself using the microphone icon at the bottom left of the Zoom window. For larger meetings participants will be automatically muted when they first join. You can also temporarily un-mute yourself by holding down your spacebar. If dialing in from a phone, please mute yourself using the icons on your phone’s screen, or any physical mute buttons.
  • Join with only one device to prevent audio feedback, unless absolutely necessary. If your computer does not have a microphone and you need to dial in with your phone to speak, please mute your computer’s speakers.
  • Pause your camera feed when necessary. If you need to step away from your computer, are working on other tasks and moving around while listening, are eating leftovers, or just feel like stepping out of the limelight for a bit, press the camera icon at the bottom left of the Zoom window to turn off your camera. Press it again to turn it back on.
  • Join the meeting a few minutes early. It will give all of us time to sort out any technical issues.
  • Speak slowly, clearly, and avoid crosstalk that makes it hard for others to hear.
  • Turn your phone or tablet sideways (“landscape” orientation) so your full image is visible to other attendees.

Upcoming Online Programs

Young Ethical Explorers Eco-Writing Workshop: Poetry

In this continuing series led by Deepali Srivastava of Writefully Ours, young writers dabble in five genres: comic book, short story, poetry, news article, and speech writing. New and experienced...

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Richard Koral: A Remedy for Raging Inequality? (Hybrid)

In-person and online! Thomas Picketty, the most original economist of the 21st Century, offers a cure for the decline of the egalitarian, middle class society.  Can this work? Ethical NYC...

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Share and Learn: Topics in Medicine, Mental Health, Science, and Ethics with Dr. Frank Corigliano (Online)

Thanks to vaccines and medical innovation, we are gradually moving away from the Covid pandemic. On 1st and 3rd Mondays, retired oncologist Carol Portlock will discuss the new and intriguing...

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Film Focus: West Side Story (Online)

The story of Romeo and Juliet was reimagined in the 1957 musical West Side Story, The 1961 film adaptation was followed 60 years later by the 2021 Spielberg film remake...

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Tuesdays with Nori (Hybrid)

We have successfully launched 2022 but at a cost. Delta, Omicron, uncertainty, isolation have all taken their toll on us. Sometimes we just need a soft place to land. These...

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Midweek Meditation (Online)

A midweek meditation for relaxing body and mind. Larry Hurst moderates. Click to join at start | Zoom ID 838 1778 1084 | Passcode 675527 You can download Zoom at...

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Speaking of Science with David Bumcrot: ‘Delivering on the Promise: Moving Scientific Breakthroughs to the Clinic’ (Online)

Revolutionary advances in biology raise expectations for patients and families waiting for cures. Unfortunately, the path from breakthroughs to drugs is torturous and unpredictable. Looking at two prominent examples, RNA...

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Ethical Adventures: Museum of Arts and Design

“Garmenting: Costuming as Contemporary Art” at M.A.D. is the first global survey exhibition dedicated to the use of clothing as a medium of visual art, showing the work of 35...

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Community Circle (Online)

A Community Circle is a discussion circle of up to ten Society Members who meet regularly, usually twice monthly, to thoughtfully explore important ethical/spiritual issues in ways that bring out...

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