Events

Conversations Remix with Rabbi Mark Wildes

Mondays @8pm | MJE West

Join us for an interactive lecture or interview with a visiting expert in conversation with Rabbi Mark Wildes. Brush up on Judaism basics and catch expert interviews across the spectrum from sex therapists to filmmakers to tech start up CEOs, Rabbi Wildes’ classes are varied, dynamic and engaging.We foster a no hold barred open dialogue sharing the Torah’s perspective on relationships, business, politics, philosophy, traditions,faith and controversial taboo topics.

MAY SCHEDULE – ISRAEL MONTH

5.1 | Yom Ha’aztmaut Celebration
5.8 | Zionism and Anti Zionists or Religious Zionism
5.15 | Guest Speaker – TBA
5.22 | Guest Speakers: Lone Soldier, Israeli Embassy Rep, Tuvia Book
5.29 | Memorial Day – No Class

Monday Musings: Dating in the City Series

Dating in the City Series
MONDAY MUSINGS WITH RUTHIE BRAFFMAN
Mondays, May 8, 15, 22 @7:20pm | MJE West | $5

All women are invited to join Ruthie Braffman and guests to learn about dating in the city!

 

SCHEDULE:

May 8 | Dating In the City I: with Rabbi Mark and Jill Wildes “Dating Jewish in the City”

May 15 | Dating in the City II: with Dating Coach Lori Salkin “Dating Tips and Insider Advice”

May 22 | Dating in the City III: with Therapist Rachel Hercman “Navigating the Emotional Side of Dating”

sponsored in memory of Ricky and Irving Doppelt Z”L

 

The Next Level with Rabbi Mark Wildes: Passover Series

The Next Level with Rabbi Mark Wildes
PASSOVER SERIES
Wednesdays Mar 22 – Apr 5 @8pm | MJE West | 131 w 86th St 10th fl | $5

Interested in taking your Jewish knowledge to the next level? Join Rabbi Mark Wildes for an in-depth study of the most fundamental aspects of Jewish law and practice as well as their philosophical underpinnings.

Next Level is generously sponsored by Jeffrey and Suzanne Rubin in Memory of their
grandparents Seymour and Chana Lubliner and Bernard and Sarah Schwechter z”l

Series Topics:

March 22 | Passover 1: Understanding the philosophy & ideology of Pesach, Chametz and Matzah.

March 29 | Passover 2: The halachic ins and outs of Pesach preparation and observance

April 5 | Passover 3: Understanding the Seder and the Omer period.

Conversations Remix with Rabbi Mark Wildes: Mock Seder

MOCK SEDER WITH MJE WEST
Conversations Remix with Rabbi Mark Wildes

Monday April 3 @8pm | MJE West

Discover the Meaning Behind Rituals! Get Ideas to Share at your own Seder! Savor Chocolate Matzah!

You’re invited to have a seat at our table for MJE’s mock seder with Rabbi Mark Wildes!  Why do we dip? Why do we lean with pillows? Open the Door for Elijah the prophet? Drink 4 cups of Wine? Unlock the mystery behind the seders many symbols and rituals and leave with tangible ideas to share with friends or family at your own seder. And yes, chocolate matzah too:)

Monday Musings: How Passover is Relevant to the Modern Woman

How Passover is Relevant to the Modern woman
MONDAY MUSINGS WITH RUTHIE BRAFFMAN
Monday April 3 @7:20pm | MJE West

All women are invited to join Ruthie Braffman to learn how Passover is Relevant to the Modern woman!

sponsored in memory of Ricky and Irving Doppelt Z”L

 

Tuesdays w/ MJE East: Learn Read Hebrew 101

LEARN TO READ HEBREW 101
with Moshe Katz

The Lounge at 215 East 80th Street

Jan. 3 – Feb. 7 | Part 1 – Learn to read Hebrew in 5 weeks, learn or review the letters and put together words

Feb. 21 – March 28 | Part 2 –  Become more fluent so you can read the Haggadah by Passover
Co-sponsored by NJOP.

Conversations Remix: CONFESSIONS OF A HASIDIC POET

CONFESSIONS OF A HASIDIC POET
Yehoshua November in interview with journalist Danielle Ziri of the Jerusalem Post
Monday March 27 @8pm | MJE West

 
They Told Him He Had To Choose between The Religious and The Secular World. He chose both.

Recently featured in the New York Times and a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award, guest poet Yehoshua November will be appearing in interview at MJE with Journalist Danielle Ziri.

A reading from November’s collections of poetry and Q+A from the audience will follow. All attendees will be eligible for a poetry contest with a chance to win $150.