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By Marina Lukina

Pool Note

Please note that the pool will be closed on Sunday,  July 19th & Sunday, July 26th.

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Israeli Dancing – Kick off Party

Israeli Dance with Leng

Join our Israeli Folk Dancing class with instructor Leng. Classes begin August 2nd at 7:00 pm. Light, kosher refreshments will be served. Pre-pay here and bring your receipt with you, please. To find out more about the classes, please contact Leng: (203)912-4086 or email: leng@ctisraelidance.com Classes meet: 8/2, 8/9, 8/16, … 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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Congregational School

Congregational School (Hebrew School) classes begin in the fall. Contact Audrey Korelstein at roomj@emjc.org to sign up!

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

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:

8:15 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