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Shira Felberbaum’s Summer Office Hours

To make an appointment with our social worker, Shira Felberbaum, LMSW, MS – please call (212)632-4735 or email sfelberbaum@jbfcs.org. She is available by appointment on most Mondays.

By Marina Lukina

Summer Pool Schedule

The pool will be open to the public only on Sundays during the summer. The Sunday hours are: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Family Swim 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Women only 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm – Men only Please contact Marina Lukina or Edith Maiman in … 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