Homepage Hero

Homepage Primary

Recent News

By EMJC

Don’t Miss Tonight’s NightShul classes!

Don’t miss tonight’s NightShul classes: Rabbi Matt Carl teaches “History or Hagiography: the Rabbis’ Biographies of Themselves” Cantor Sam Levine teaches “Prayer and Poetry Pack a Punch: The Three Festival and High Holiday Liturgy” Lisa Zbar leads “Hebrew Chant: A Spiritual Approach to Devotion” $15. Wine & Cheese at 7:15 … READ MORE

By EMJC

Katya Grineva Classical Piano Concert

Katya Grineva, a Russian-American musician, whose mastery of the piano has been lauded as ‘’exceptional, liquid dreamlike, and luminescent,” will give her first concert in Brooklyn on Sunday,April 26 at 4 p.m. at the East Midwood Jewish Center. There she will perform on a piano, recently installed in EMJC’s Grand … READ MORE

By EMJC

Sisterhood’s 91st Annual Twilight Dinner honoring Toby Sanchez

It is our pleasure to announce that our Annual Twilight Dinner will be held on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 6:00 pm. We will be honoring Toby Sanchez for her many years of outstanding service to Sisterhood of EMJC. This is Sisterhood’s largest fundraiser of the year. Please consider responding electronically … READ MORE

See All News

Messages From the Rabbi

By Rabbi Matt Carl

Spring’s Blessing

It is officially Spring and I hear that, in some quarters, it’s actually starting to look and feel that way! Though we associate the beginning of spring with the holiday of Pesach, Jewish tradition makes other seasonally appropriate connections, too. Among them are Birkat Ha-Ilanot, the blessing on (blooming) trees:   ברוך אתה … READ MORE

By Rabbi Matt Carl

East Midwood Jewish Center is Not Our Past. It Is Our House.

[Remarks by East Midwood Jewish Center Rabbi Matt Carl on the occasion of EMJC’s 90th anniversary celebration, December 14, 2014.] Those of you who have belonged to wealthy synagogues in the suburbs may be familiar with the cycle of such shuls rebuilding, renovating and expanding their physical structure. We here in … READ MORE

By Rabbi Matt Carl

The Sweet in the Bitter Month

In the next few days, we will enter the month of מרחשחון (Marheshvan). In truth, the month is really called Heshvan, but there is a strong tradition to refer to it by the longer name. This tradition is so strong that when the month is announced in synagogue, as it was … READ MORE

See All Messages from the Rabbi

Hebrew School Hebrew School Class Schedule

Ages 5 to 9 - Sunday 9:30 – 11:15 am

Ages 9 to 13 - Sunday 9:30 – 12:30 pm & Tuesday 3:30 – 6:00 pm

Upcoming Events

Make a Minyan

Please join our daily egalitarian minyan. For more information call Executive Director, Edith Maiman at (718)338-3800.

Shabbat & Minyan

Friday Night Service:

5:45 PM in the Beth Hamidrash

Shabbat Morning Services:

7:30 AM - Early service in the Beth Hamidrash

9:00 AM - Main service in the Sanctuary

Shabbat Afternoon Service:

5:45 PM In the Beit Hamidrash

Daily Morning Service:

Monday-Friday: in the Beit Hamidrash: 7:30 AM

Sundays and Legal Holidays: 8:00 AM

Daily Evening Services:

Sunday-Thursday: in the Beit Hamidrash: 7:30 PM