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The Cantor’s Couch

Join us on Wednesday June 3rd at 7 PM for an extraordinary evening performance.  World-renowned cantor Jack Mendelson brings his one-man show THE CANTOR’S COUCH to the East Midwood Jewish Center.  THE CANTOR’S COUCH takes the audience through the real-life stories of Cantor Mendelson growing up in 1950’s Borough Park.  The son … READ MORE

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Cinco de Mayo Shabbat-a-BimBom

¡Hola, BimBomniks! We’re excited to invite everyone to this Friday’s Cinco de Mayo Shabbat-a-BimBom. Our services begin at 6:30 in Ohel Katan, followed by a Mexican dairy dinner in Room J. Cantor Sam will once again make his “I’d like another” Margaritas. Will we see you? Please let us know … READ MORE

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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

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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:

6:30 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:

6:30 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