Caregiver Shabbat

At many times in our lives we need an extra hand. Support may come from a spouse, an adult son or daughter, a friend or neighbor, or perhaps a home attendant. At other times in our lives, the role of caregiver for a loved one fell upon us. Some of … READ MORE

Shabbat Kids! New kids’ service this Shabbat at 10:45AM.

If you’re not too tired out from Shabbat-a-BimBom, please come back to EMJC on Shabbat morning, October 5th, for a new kids’ service we’re trying out. It will be aimed at the 0-5 set. We’ll start around 10:45, in the 3rd floor playroom. Hope to see you there!  

Simchat Torah Festivities

Join us on Thursday, September 26, at 6:45 p.m. for Simchat Torah services followed by festivities.

Sukkah Time!

Only hours after hearing the final shofar blast on Yom Kippur, we were back at EMJC to begin decorating our sukkah.          

Rosh Hashana 5774

Tickets are currently on sale in the main office. For more information, please contact Edith Maiman at or 718-338-3300. High Holiday services at East Midwood are deeply meaningful. They take place in our historic sanctuary, and the hours we spend there in prayer and reflection make this time of … READ MORE

A New Year Service for Families with Special Needs

Our High Holy Days schedule of services and events grows this year with the addition of a new service sensitive to persons with a variety of needs. Our Sunday, September 8th service is between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, from 11:00 to noon. Cantor Sam Levine, with the assistance of … READ MORE

Israeli Scout Friendship Caravan visits EMJC

This amazing group of High Schoolers will be putting on a special program of song, dance and culture for all to enjoy. Please join us at EMJC -Saturday night – August 10th at 9:00PM and meet Avidan, Danny, Or, Heli, Sahar, Tomer,Noam, Yael, Shelly, Shaked, Oshri, and Tamar.

Welcome to East Midwood Jewish Center

A message from co-presidents Randy Grossman and Toby Sanchez   Welcome to our new website, which will give you a quick tour of the many religious, social and children’s programs going on at East Midwood Jewish Center. You will meet our staff: Rabbi Alvin Kass, Cantor Sam Levine, Education Director … READ MORE