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Better than shopping... Better than sleeping in... Better than the gym... Join us for an inspiring, user-friendly, explanatory, no-Hebrew necessary service followed by Kiddush, refreshments, and socializing! Led by Rabbi Mark Wildes 9:30 am - services begin 10:30 am - Cafe Connect with Rabbi Joshua D. Klein and Ruthie Braffman 11:00 am - Sermon with Rabbi Mark Wildes or Scholar in Residence 4:00 pm - Torah Talks with Ruthie Braffman and Rabbi Joshua D. Klein Parsha Class is sponsored by…Find out more »
All women are invited to join Ruthie Braffman to learn and discuss various topics together on a wide range: from being a modern woman in Judaism, to "what your Rabbi never taught you" and everything in between. There will also be field trips around NYC to explore some of these topics further.Find out more »
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.Find out more »
Join MJE on Friday March 3, 2017 for our monthly Friday Night catered dinner and open bar with young Jewish professionals in their 20s and 30s for "Shahs of Shabbos". Expect marble, lots of gold, kaftans, and Raza's mustache.
Featuring a guest speaker, Persian delicacies, buffet dessert, and open bar.
Discover the real story of Purim: Annihilation, Jewish Identity and Unity. Haman threatened physical annihilation to the dispersed and assimilated Jewish people, but the reversal of fate sparked once Queen Esther heroically unified the nation by fasting and feasting together.Find out more »
Interested in taking your Jewish knowledge to the next level? Join Rabbi Mark Wildes for an in-depth study of Purim: Learn the themes of the holiday and how they are reflected in the special observances of the day.Find out more »
Hey-o, Daddy-o! MJE will be cuttin some rug at our 1950's Purim sock hop for a swingin' megillah reading and rock n' roll playing on the jukebox!
Ladies, dress up in your best penny loafers, Buddy Holly shades, saddle shoes, poodle skirts, and scarves in your hair! Boys, we'll meet you at the soda shop in your James Dean T-shirt, rolled up jeans, and greased up hair.
We're gonna make a scene, tell Mom and Dad not to wait up!
In interview with Rabbi Mark Wildes, Rabbi Daniel Cohen features his new book "What Will They Say About You When You're Gone?". Through experience, faith, and the stories of others, Rabbi Daniel Cohen encourages readers to rise above the monotony of daily life and to set out on the path to becoming our best selves. This book provides the toolbox you need to Reverse Engineer your life so that the person you are today more closely resembles the higher self you aspire to be- the person you hope will be remembered.Find out more »
In interview with Rabbi Mark Wildes, Michael Wildes, immigration attorney to Melania Trump, will provide insight into the recent immigration ban between the White House and the courts and where the ban currently stands. Is the ban unconstitutional? What is Congress's role? What is Trump's "extreme vetting" and is it necessary? Is there a moral or religious obligation for Jews to help immigrants or refugees from these countries?Find out more »
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.Find out more »