Oh, what a night! Remembering our 2018 Gala

Click on the image above to review our 2018 Gala Journal. Sally Hipscher and Gala Co Chairs Zach Bernstein and Ed Guterman write:   Thank you to all who attended and contributed to the success of the East Midwood Jewish Center 94th Annual Gala.      This year, we honored Becky Phillips and her … READ MORE

Kol Nidre Appeal from Michael F. Schwartz, EMJC President

Dear Friends, Once again, it is that time of year when we turn to you for financial assistance in the form of your Kol Nidre donation. Your donations are absolutely indispensable. They comprise a significant portion of the funds that we use to keep our synagogue open and running and … READ MORE

Looking ahead to the High Holidays

Rosh Hashanah will be celebrated on Wednesday, September 20 (6:30 pm service), and Thursday, September 21 and Friday, September 22 (8:00 am service start both days). Yom Kippur begins on Friday, September 29 with Kol Nidre (5:45 pm service) and then Saturday, September 30 (9:00 am service). Our services will … READ MORE

Our 93rd Annual Dinner Dance Celebration (Photos)

East Midwood recently celebrated its 93nd anniversary with a Dinner Dance. Please enjoy the beautiful photos featured below: EMJC’s 93rd Annual Dinner Dance Celebration by Slidely Photo Gallery

A Room Renamed, Remembering Melvin Roth 1919-2015

The children’s play room on the third floor, also known as the Herzl Room, has been renamed the Melvin Roth Room, in memory of the late Melvin Roth, a former member of the East Midwood Jewish Center. Melvin Roth was born on April 17, 1919 and died February 21, 2015. … READ MORE

Coming Together for An Interfaith Seder (PHOTOS)

On Sunday, March 26, EMJC hosted an Interfaith Seder conducted by EMJC’s Rabbi Matt Carl and Cantor Sam Levine, Our Lady of Refuge Church’s Father Michael Perry, Rabbi Heidi Hoover of Temple Beth Emeth, and Hakan Yesilova from the Turkish Cultural Center. Thanks to the 175+ people from EMJC, Our … READ MORE