Thanks to our EMJC Community

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

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 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: