Events

MJE Edidin Heritage Trip To Israel 2019

 

Experience Your Home: MJE Edidin Heritage Trip to Israel

Join us July 28th – August 5, 2018 and experience your home like you never have before!

Whether you have been before or it is your first time, MJE’s summer trip to Israel is the perfect way to see our country and connect to our homeland. From Jerusalem hot spots to the mystical Tzfat, volunteering and a Shabbat spent with locals, join other 20’s & 30’s for this meaningful experience!

50% off Stipends available for qualifying participants who attend 12 classes! Classes include any MJE class, dinner, educational event as well as Shabbat services. Holiday services and retreats count as 2 classes! Attendees will be responsible to keep a personal log of 12 classes+dates attended to be presented to MJE in exchange for stipend. Email Israel@jewishexperience.org for more details about stipend and to learn more about the trip.

To Learn More: http://jewishexperience.org/mjeisrael
To Apply: http://bit.ly/mjeisrael2019

For more information about packages and stipends please contact: Israel@jewishexperience.org

Posted by Manhattan Jewish Experience on Thursday, May 12, 2016

 

 

Whether you have been before or it is your first time, MJE’s summer trip to Israel is the perfect way to see our country and connect to our homeland. From Jerusalem hot spots to the mystical Tzfat, volunteering and a Shabbat spent with locals, join other 20’s & 30’s for this meaningful experience! Email Info@jewishexperience.org for more info!

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OPPORTUNITY HIGHLIGHTS FROM PAST TRIPS 

Visit victims of terror

Bring supplies to soldiers

Volunteer

Private security briefing with Israeli Members of the Knesset

& defense experts

2017 TRIP HIGHLIGHTS (Subject To Change)

3 nights at a Hotel on the Sea of Galilee

Tour of the Golan Heights, battle sites of the Yom Kippur War

Dinner at restaurant overlooking the Sea of Galilee

Nighttime campfire with live music

Kayaking on the Jordan River

Visit Amuka, place of prayer to find your soul mate

Tour of mystical Tzfat with Kabbalah seminar

Visit Kabbalah artist studio

Hike the Golan Heights and see Israel’s highest

waterfall

Final program in Tel Aviv Park overlooking the Mediterranean

Final dinner at Tel Aviv Grill restaurant

4 Nights in Jerusalem

Visit the Western Wall and Tunnel Tours

Meet with Chief Rabbi

Visit Hebron and tomb of the Patriarchs and Matriarchs

Musical evening in the garden of a Jerusalem villa

City of David excavations and water tunnel

Shabbat in Jerusalem

Night on the town in Jerusalem

Tour of 19th century Jerusalem

Volunteer at the soup kitchen

Talk by solider who fought in the battle for Jerusalem

50% OFF STIPENDS AVAILABLE!

 

50% off Stipends available for qualifying participants who attend 12 classes! Classes include educational programs and events! Attendees will be responsible to keep a personal log of 12 classes+dates attended to be presented to MJE in exchange for stipend. Email  Info@jewishexperience.org for more details about stipend and to learn more about the trip.

 

Spring Retreat for 20s & 30s 2019

Spring Retreat with Manhattan Jewish Experience for 20s and 30s

APPLY NOW: http://bit.ly/mjespringretreat2019

Join MJE’s annual Spring Retreat with Young Jewish Professionals in their 20s & 30s for an awesome all expenses paid getaway weekend in Berkshire Hills, NY from Friday June 21 to Sunday June 23. Escape the urban jungle for a gorgeous serene retreat to recharge. Swing from tree to tree, climb the ropes courses, hike the Hudson Valley and dunk in waterfalls. Do yoga, meditate, jump in a pool, boat, or pet a turtle! Show off your skillz with tennis, basketball, dodgeball, pool & ping pong.

Experience a beautiful Shabbat with enriching seminars, delicious meals and soulful singing. Relive the camp glory days with glow in the dark team sports and s’mores by the bonfire! All activities are optional and if you want, you can simply kick back and chill with an awesome crowd!

——————————- FAQs ———————————–
Cost: Dynamic pricing $249- $375 for the weekend- three days, two nights *For Cost details scroll below
Cost Includes: Food, lodging, open bar and activities for Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Lodging: Basic rooms house 2 people with private bathroom and A/C. Single rooms available for an additional charge of $150. Limited availability.
Facilities: Beautiful lake, boating, hiking, basket ball courts, bonfire pits, comfy gathering spaces (24 hour access) and dining halls.

Food: Kosher. Vegetarian friendly menus available.

Bus Departure Date: Friday June 21, 2019. Departure Time 7:00 am
Bus Return to NYC: Sunday June 23, 2018. Return Time: 3:00 pm (expected arrival in NYC: 6:00 pm)

For: YJPs in their 20s and 30s who do not identify as orthodox
30 spots for men and 30 spots for women

Transportation:
1. MJE Bus leaving/returning to NYC $79.00 – MUST RESERVE IN ADVANCE on Eventbrite.
Public Transportation: Metro North to Wassaic, then cab ride to camp. The Taxi must be reserved in advance, number is: 845-789-1242. It’s about a 15 minute ride from the Wassaic station to camp.
3. Rideshare: http://bit.ly/MJESpringRideshare2019

Dynamic Pricing Details:
Ticket pricing is dynamic and increases based on date of purchase:
Early Bird Before March 31: $249
April 1 – April 30: $299
May 1 -May 31 : $325
June 1 – June 15: $350
June 16 and later- $375

**All participants must apply for entry.
Tickets get sold out, first come first served. Application does NOT guarantee entry – only a written confirmation from Atara followed by a PURCHASE on Eventbrite reserves a spot! **

For more info on Retreat Getaway in the Berkshires: http://www.bhecamp.org/
Telephone: (518) 329-3303
Address:
Box 16
159 Empire Road
Copake, NY 12516

Catamount Aerial Adventure Park:
http://www.catamounttrees.com/
78 Catamount Rd, Hillsdale, NY 12529
tel: 518-325-3200
tel: 413-528-1262

Spring Retreat is sponsored by Pearl Ginsberg in memory of her late husband Phillip R. Steinberg z”l.

APPLY NOW: http://bit.ly/mjespringretreat2019

Passover Seders for 20s & 30s

Passover Seder in NYC with Young Jewish Professionals

Your Passover Seder Plans in NYC 2019 (4/19 & 4/20)

MUST SIGN UP HERE: https://mjepassoverseders2019.eventbrite.com

Join other young Jewish professionals at Manhattan Jewish Experience for spirited, social, interactive and engaging Seders. Join us for the first night, second night, or both!

First Night Passover Seder

  • Friday, April 19th 7:30PM @ Bedford on Park (61 East 34th Street)
  • Early-bird pricing $75 | Regular Pricing $90 | Late $100
  • Join Downtown MJE Director, Rabbi Ezra Cohen, and hundreds of YJPs at one of NYC’s finest kosher eateries. Open bar. Catered dinner. Buffet Desserts.

Second Night Passover Seder

  • Saturday April 20th, 8:30PM @ MJE West (131 West 86th Street)
  • Early-bird pricing $75 | Regular Pricing $90
  • Join Director of Engagement, Joshua D. Klein, and hundreds of YJPs for a second night seder in the heart of the upper west side. Open bar. Catered dinner. Buffet Desserts.

Raizi Chechik, Scholar in Residence!

Manhattan Jewish Experience Scholar in Residence Raizi Chechik

Raizi Chechik, MJE Scholar in Residence
& Shabbat Guest Speaker!

Sat April 6 @11 am | MJE West | 131 W 86th st 10th fl

“Telling Our Stories: The Passover Haggadah”

Join us for an inspiring, user-friendly, explanatory, no-Hebrew necessary service featuring Scholar in Residence Raizi Chechik, Head of School, Manhattan Day School! Followed by Kiddush, refreshments, and socializing!

Services Led by Rabbi Mark Wildes

9:30 am – Services Begin
10:30 am – Cafe Connect
11:00 am – Raizi Chechik Speaking

About Raizi Chechik

Ms. Raizi Chechik, is starting her first year as the Head of School at Manhattan Day School, is a creative and dynamic educator who brings to her position over two decades of school leadership experience and a passion for learning and teaching. She studied Tanach and Counseling at Michlala Jerusalem Teacher’s College, holds an MA in Jewish History, and has done doctoral work in both Education and Jewish Studies. Ms. Chechik is a recipient of numerous professional and academic awards, among them the national Grinspoon-Steinhardt Award for Excellence in Jewish Education.  A graduate of the Intensive Training Program for Day School Leaders at Yeshiva University, Ms. Chechik served as a mentor to new school leaders through their Principal’s Partnership program and continues to support new Principals and Heads of School.

MJE ANNUAL DINNER 2019

MJE ANNUAL DINNER 2019

Tuesday, 04.02.2019 | Museum of Jewish Heritage