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Beginner Mah Jongg Lessons
February 26, March 4, 11, 18, and April 1, 2020
10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
At the Multipurpose room

Learn to play the game that is sweeping the nation. Bam, Dot, Crack, Wind... you'll learn it all in this series of five Wednesday afternoon classes!
$100 Sisterhood members | $125 non-members
If you have a 2019 Mah Jongg card, please bring it to class. If not, a card will be provided. Open to the entire community.
For more information contact Sharen Kam at thekams@optonline.net

Register here


Sisterhood’s Annual Games Day
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM

North Hempstead Country Club
291 Port Washington Blvd.
Play Canasta, Mah Jongg, or bring your own game! Fabulous food, shopping, prizes, raffles and more!
$80 per person
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UJA Presents: "Who Will Write Our History": An Exclusive Screening With Filmmaker Nancy Spielberg
Wednesday, February 26 at 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Join UJA and Nancy Spielberg for an exclusive screening of the critically acclaimed documentary, Who Will Write Our History. The film highlights an intrepid group of journalists and scholars within the Warsaw Ghetto who raced against time to document the atrocities of the Holocaust.

Our post film talk-back will feature the film’s executive producer Nancy Spielberg.

We are honored to pay tribute to Al Berg, philanthropist, entrepreneur, and co-executive producer of Who Will Write Our History. 
$20 per person 

Location: 
Krasnoff Theatre
720 Northern Blvd
Brookville, NY 11548

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Fun in February
Saturday, February 29, 2020

Honoring Jill & Mark Eisenberg
Dorette & Peter Forman

7:00 pm cocktails   |   8:00 pm doors open

  • GROWN UP FUN ‘N GAMES
  • PREMIUM RAFFLES
  • SILENT AUCTION
  • TEXAS HOLD ‘EM TOURNAMENT 
  • DJ
  • BUFFET DINNER & DESSERT
  • OPEN BAR

Early Bird Special: RSVP by February 7 | $100 per person

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Rabbi Josh Weinberg
Friday, March 6 | 8:00 pm | Shabbat Sermon

Rabbi Josh Weinberg, who serves as the Vice President of the URJ for Israel and Reform Zionism and as Executive Director of the Association of Reform Zionists of America, speaks passionately about the importance of Israel and our engagement with it.


Purim Study and Megillah Reading
Monday,  March 9 | 7:30 pm

An exploration of the themes of Purim, as they pertain to our lives as adults today. The evening will include readings from the Book of Esther.
 


PURIM CARNIVAL & MEGILLAH READING
Tuesday, March 10 at 3:30 pm Purim Carnival | 5:00 pm Megillah Reading

Please note:
There are NO Tuesday RS classes on March 10 due to Purim festivities.

Costumes are encouraged! $20 per person gives full admission to carnival & food ticket.
Children under 2 are free. Pay at the door. Join us to celebrate Purim!
*First child is $20 and additional children are $15 each.
 


Passover Event

Passover Workshop
Cook. Eat. Learn.
Passover Study

Thursday, March 22, 9:15 am

Create an urban-chic Passover seder. Learn to “host”, cook a modern fusion-brisket, side dishes, distinct dessert and more.

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SAVE THE DATE

for the Port Washington/Sands Point Reception
on Behalf of UJA-Federation

HONORING THE BRODSKY & ENGEL FAMILIES WITH THE  L'DOR V'DOR AWARDS: Muriel & Bert Brodsky, Rebecca & Lee Brodsky, Karina & Jeffery Brodsky, Kim & David Brodsky, Jessica & Craig Miller

JoAnn & Mark Engel, Llana & Matt Engel

GUEST SPEAKER ASTON BRIGHT
A firefighter from Plantation, Florida, Aston Bright joined EVP (Emergency Volunteers Project), which recruits and trains American firefighters to be deployed in Israel. 


EVENT CHAIRS
Alyssa and Jack Hattem
Beth and Louis Silfin

THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2020
Temple Beth Israel
1 Temple Drive, Port Washington
7:00 pm Light Dinner and Wine
7:45 pm Program, followed by desert Dietary Laws Observed

THE EVENT WILL FEATURE A SCROLL OF HONOR

CHARGE: $45 (The charge represents the value of the event and is not tax-deductible)

PLEASE RESPOND BY THURSDAY, MARCH 5
To RSVP or for more information, contact Shari Abel-Saunders at 516.762.5802 or abel-saunderss@ujafedny.org


Banana Bread Family Cooking Class with Noshpitality
Thursday, March 19th 1 pm at The Community Synagogue

Port Elementary Schools are closed for conferences, but our kitchen is open! Spend the day off of school learning to make a delicious, healthy-ish banana bread batter from scratch! Then take and bake it at home to enjoy with your family. $18 per family & $10 for 1 extra batter
Questions: lganci@commsyn.org

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Gateway to the Moon by Mary Morris
Monday, March 23, 7:30 pm

A discussion led by Evie Schonbrun on this moving work of historical fiction, in which a young man discovers the connections between his own family and the Jews expelled from Spain five hundred years earlier. RSVP to Jean Gatz at jgatz@commsyn.org


Do-It-Yourself Passover Workshops

Get a refresher on the parts of a Passover Seder, and learn tips for a Seder that is meaningful for your family, your friends, and yourself. Whether you're gathering only with adults or also with children, there is a workshop for all.

Making Seder Come Alive for Adults
Thursday, March 26, 7:30 pm
Making Seder Come Alive for Children
Thursday, April 2, 9:30 am


The Theater Company Presents Once Upon a Mattress

Thursday April 2 at 7:30 pm
Saturday April 4 at 7:30 pm
Sunday April 5th at 11:00 am & 3:30 pm
(ASL interpreters will be present)

Music by Mary Rodgers
Lyrics by Marshall Barer
Book by Jay Thompson
Marshall Barer & Dean Fuller



MONDAY, APRIL 6 2020 
Tilles Center for the Performing Arts  
720 Northern Boulevard, Greenvale, New York 
5:45 PM – ARTS EXHIBIT  7:00 PM
THEATER PERFORMANCE UJA

Join us for an inspirational evening as students bring the stories of  Holocaust  survivors to life through a theater performance and original pieces of art. The culmination of a yearlong collaborative process  between students and survivors, this is a night you don’t want to miss. 

We are also pleased to announce that SYLVIA ADES and AVA SILVERSTEIN, Community Synagogue Congregants, are participants in the program. 

Charge: $25 per ticket* To purchase tickets, visit: ujafedny.org/witness
 *The charge represents the value of the event and is not tax-deductible.  Funds raised will support services for Holocaust survivors in the community, including therapeutic programs such as UJA-Federation’s Witness Project. 

Witness Project is run in collaboration with Sid Jacobson JCC.
CHAIRS: Amy & Scott Jaffee, Ronnit & Michael Kessler 

For more information please contact Dina Shuster  516.762.5800 or  witness@ujafedny.org

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