Cinco de Mayo Shabbat-a-BimBom

Cinco de Mayo Shabbat-a-BimBom

¡Hola, BimBomniks! We’re excited to invite everyone to this Friday’s Cinco de Mayo Shabbat-a-BimBom. Our services begin at 6:30 in Ohel Katan, followed by a Mexican dairy dinner in Room J. Cantor Sam will once again make his “I’d like another” Margaritas. Will we see you? Please let us know … READ MORE

Coming up for Families

Be sure to join us at our annual Cinco de Mayo Shabbat-a-BimBom on Friday, May 8 and our end-of-the-year BimBom BBQ on Friday, June 19.  Saturday morning Shabbat Katan dates are May 2 and 16 plus June 6 and 21.  We’ll also be celebrating Shavuot with art-making and plenty of … READ MORE

Run 1 mile with EMJC!

The Celebrate Israel Run returns for its fifth straight year. This year it’s going to be a little bit different – it will be moved to 5th Avenue. Help us kick off the Celebrate Israel Parade on May 31st with a burst of energy! The Celebrate Israel Fun Run is a slow … READ MORE

Don’t Miss Tonight’s NightShul classes!

Don’t miss tonight’s NightShul classes: Rabbi Matt Carl teaches “History or Hagiography: the Rabbis’ Biographies of Themselves” Cantor Sam Levine teaches “Prayer and Poetry Pack a Punch: The Three Festival and High Holiday Liturgy” Lisa Zbar leads “Hebrew Chant: A Spiritual Approach to Devotion” $15. Wine & Cheese at 7:15 … READ MORE

Katya Grineva Classical Piano Concert

Katya Grineva, a Russian-American musician, whose mastery of the piano has been lauded as ‘’exceptional, liquid dreamlike, and luminescent,” will give her first concert in Brooklyn on Sunday,April 26 at 4 p.m. at the East Midwood Jewish Center. There she will perform on a piano, recently installed in EMJC’s Grand … READ MORE

Sisterhood’s 91st Annual Twilight Dinner honoring Toby Sanchez

It is our pleasure to announce that our Annual Twilight Dinner will be held on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 6:00 pm. We will be honoring Toby Sanchez for her many years of outstanding service to Sisterhood of EMJC. This is Sisterhood’s largest fundraiser of the year. Please consider responding electronically … READ MORE

Introduction to Judaism:  An Exploration for Curious Adults

Join this 20-session introduction to Jewish life, thought and practice.  The curriculum is designed to give you access to concepts, vocabulary and observances that are central to Judaism.  Explore the holy and the historical, inherited texts and contemporary issues, rhythms of the calendar and of our lives in this seminar-style … READ MORE

A note from Rabbi Matt Carl on selling hametz

One odd responsibility of a congregational rabbi is often to act as the agent for the sale of congregants’ hametz. I am happy to fulfill this duty for everyone who endorses me with this form. Though I encourage you to eat through your hametz before Pesach, please feel free to … READ MORE

Coming Up at NightShul

Check out what is coming up at NightShul in April (16, 23, 30): Prayer and Poetry Pack a Punch: The Three Festival and High Holiday Liturgy with Cantor Sam Levine, History or Hagiography: The Rabbis’ biographies of themselves with Rabbi Matt Carl, and April 23rd only: Hebrew Chant: A spiritual approach to devotion with Lisa … READ MORE