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Sounds of EMJC History

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East Midwood Jewish Center’s 91 years of history are visible in so many ways — such as our gorgeously ornamented building and families in the EMJC community for generations — but it’s rare to get to hear anything of that history. At our 90th anniversary celebration in December 2014, Cantor … READ MORE


Hanukkah Party Time!


Party time!!! Join the whole EMJC community on Sunday, Dec. 6, starting at 11 a.m. for a Hanukkah extravaganza, with latkes, the Maccabee egg drop challenge and music and dancing with Oran Etkin’s Timbaloo. $10/person, $30/family. We’ll see you among the lights. Highlights from 2014:

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Messages From EMJC

By Rabbi Matt Carl

Healing Words

In my previous pulpit position, I worked with a rabbi who wouldn’t allow himself to be on the Mi SheBerakh list. No matter how ill he got (although, in the time I was there, he never got that ill) he would refuse to let his name be mentioned during the … READ MORE

By Rabbi Matt Carl

The Year Ahead

Among the most terrifying words a rabbi can declare from the bimah are “the new month of Elul begins in the coming week.” Every year I shake a little, taken aback by how soon that statement means the new year will be beginning. But, as a friend of mine would … READ MORE

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Shabbat & Minyan

Friday Night Service:

6:15 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:

5:15 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