Cafe Connect


Every Saturday Morning @10:30 am | MJE West | Blue Room

A great space to meet YJPs, have a meaningful conversation, and enjoy some pastries! No need to sign up, just come on by. Led by Rabbi Joshua “Shuki” Klein and Ruthie Braffman.

(Services begin 9:30am, Sermon at 11am, kiddush at 11:45am)

Pray! Eat! Learn! @Midweek Minyan



Eat! Pray! Learn! Midweek Minyan
Every Wednesday @7:15am |  MJE West | 131 West 86th Street, 11th Floor

Come and join a lay led initiative by members of the MJE community.  Get together every Wednesday morning to put on tefillin, learn how to put on tefillin, to pray as a community with an explanatory service, to learn as a community, and have some bagels and nosh afterwards.

contact with any questions!


Spring Retreat for 20s & 30s 2019

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


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!

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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

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:

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:
Telephone: (518) 329-3303
Box 16
159 Empire Road
Copake, NY 12516

Catamount Aerial Adventure Park:
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.