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

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.

Shabbat-a-BimBom returns October 4

  Join Cantor Sam Levine for the first-of-the-year monthly evening Shabbat service & celebration for kids and their adults. The musical service is followed by a dairy dinner, playtime and friendly conversation. The fun starts at 6:30 p.m. in the Little Tent Family room. FREE for members; $25 for non-members … READ MORE

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

S’lichot – the Gateway to the Days of Awe

We usually think of the High Holy Days as being the period of time from Rosh Hashanah through the end of Yom Kippur – the Ten Days of Awe.  But in fact the season of the High Holy Days begins a full month earlier, with the New Month of Elul.  … 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