Sounds of EMJC History

Sounds of EMJC History

East Midwood Jewish Center’s 91 years of history are visible in so many ways — such as our gorgeously ornamented building and families in the EMJC community for generations — but it’s rare to get to hear anything of that history. At our 90th anniversary celebration in December 2014, Cantor … READ MORE

Hanukkah Party Time!

Party time!!! Join the whole EMJC community on Sunday, Dec. 6, starting at 11 a.m. for a Hanukkah extravaganza, with latkes, the Maccabee egg drop challenge and music and dancing with Oran Etkin’s Timbaloo. $10/person, $30/family. We’ll see you among the lights. Highlights from 2014:

Thanks to our EMJC Community

  Thanks to the very many of you who brought in your Trader Joe’s bags filled with packaged, canned, and non-perishable food donations for this year’s High Holiday Paper Bag Project.  The food has been delivered to the Our Lady of Refuge and the Bnai Raphael Food Pantries.  You took … READ MORE

A week in the life….

Every room in our wonderful building was filled with people during the past weekend.  On Saturday morning the Dr. Fersko Room and then the bima were bursting with children from Shabbat Katan. What child doesn’t get drawn into the story of Noah’s ark, last week’s Torah reading? On Sunday morning, … READ MORE

Annual Neighborhood Walking Tour

The Interfaith Committee’s Annual Neighborhood Walking Tour took place in Harlem last Monday. Landmarks included the Apollo Theater, the Teresa Hotel, Adam Clayton Powell Plaza, the National Black Theater Mural, Bill Clinton’s office, and the Harriet Tubman Memorial. The tour was led by Lady Altovise, a charming and knowledgeable professional … READ MORE

NightShul begins Oct. 15

NightShul, the adult learning community at East Midwood Jewish Center, begins its second season Thursday, October 15. NightShul will meet most Thursday evenings from October through May, with a different set of learning opportunities each month. Every NightShul evening starts at 7:00 with a wine and cheese social hour, where … READ MORE