Rosh Hashana 5774

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

Sisterhood Ends the Year on a High Note

As usual, May is a busy month for East Midwood’s Sisterhood. This year, the ever-exciting Loyalty Dinner honored Stephanie Kaner and Debbie Schechtman. Both are active members of Sisterhood and East Midwood Jewish Center itself. Once again, Ricky Pen provided a lively and entertaining program, encouraging one and all to … READ MORE

Message from Co-President Toby Sanchez

It is an honor to be elected as co-president of EMJC with Randy Grossman for the next two years, but it is a serious challenge. Randy and I are now running a million-dollar corporation, located in an 89-year-old building which has numerous problems. Buildings age just as people do, and … READ MORE

Message From Co-President Randy Grossman

As new co-presidents, Toby Sanchez and I have many people to thank for this honor. First, the Nominating Committee for thinking outside the box to imagine Toby and me as Co-Presidents, and you the congregation for being willing to give us your confidence by voting for us. We owe a … READ MORE

The Story of the Senior Citizens League of Flatbush

Thirteen years ago in the year 2000, when the Senior Citizens League of Flatbush asked permission to rent space at East Midwood Jewish Center for an extensive senior program, there was much opposition to the idea. How times have changed! Dr. Honigman thought having a senior citizen center was not … READ MORE

Valuable Genealogy Source Discovered in EMJC Archives

EMJC has a long history and a large volume of records. These are gradually being collected, arranged and described. Eventually they will be available for research by EMJC members and anyone interested in New York City and American Jewish history. In the meantime, one very interesting set of genealogical records … READ MORE