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
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
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
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
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
The Golden Age of Cantors in Brooklyn: An Evening of Stories and Music Thursday, March 19 8 PM (Wine and Cheese at 7:15 PM) $15 at the door (free for NightShul subscribers) Join us for an extraordinary evening as a group of celebrated cantors recalls the golden age of synagogue … READ MORE
EMJC Sisterhood invites you to attend a delicious event on Sunday, March 15 at 12 noon. Come meet Marilyn Cohen, who will introduce you to Sephardic Cuisine. Admission is $10. Everyone is welcome.
We hope to see you at Sunday’s Interfaith Music of Our Faiths concert. It’s at Our Lady of Refuge Roman Catholic Church (Ocean & Foster Avenues) at 4:00 pm. EMJC will be singing alongside our interfaith partners at this free community event. Your contribution for the OLR food pantry (cans or … READ MORE
Join us Saturday night, February 28th at 6:45 pm for a fun night in Room J.
EMJC’s NightShul challenges you to learn more and learn different. It includes a mix of classes, workshops, and other types of learning opportunities, with something for everyone every week. On Thursday evenings through May, East Midwood Jewish Center will pulse with learning, music and more as NightShul … READ MORE