Capturing Grace

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

Upcoming Classes at EMJC

Swim Koi swimming classes begin this weekend September 26, 2015.   Room J — our Hebrew School where children develop their connections to Judaism — will begin another year of classroom learning on Sunday, October 4. For more information or to register your child, contact roomj@emjc.org or call 718.285.0405. Ulpan, taught … READ MORE

Happenings at EMJC

An enthusiastic audience of all ages participated in our third annual Days of Awe Barrier-Free Service last Sunday. Thank you to Cantor Sam Levine, Rabbi Matt Carl, and Youth & Family Education Director Audrey Korelstein for leading this unique interpretation of the meaning of the High Holydays. As is usually … READ MORE

Days of Awe Barrier-Free Service for All

Led by Rabbi Matt Carl, Cantor Sam Levine and Youth/Family Education Director Audrey Korelstein, our engaging interpretation of the meaning of the High Holy Days, held during the Days of Awe, is designed to be accessible to everyone, with wheelchair seating, ASL interpretation, assistive listening headphones, large-type reading materials and … READ MORE

Lulov & Etrog order form

Got Lulov? You will, and an etrog too, if you order your set through the office. Please be sure to reserve by September 17th. The order form can be downloaded here: http://bit.ly/1XTmQXY

Tickets are available now for the High Holidays

Our entire staff is busy getting everything ready for 5776.  Selichot is Saturday, September 5, and Erev Rosh Hashanah is Sunday, September 13.   Purchase tickets for Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur sanctuary services through the mail.  Tickets may be purchased at the following times in the EMJC office in person or by calling 718-338-3800: Monday through Thursday: 9 a.m. to … READ MORE