Pride and Prejudice gets remixed in this smart, funny, gorgeous retelling of the classic, starring all characters of color, from Ibi Zoboi, National Book Award finalist and author of American Street. Zuri Benitez has pride. Brooklyn pride, family pride, and pride in her Afro-Latino roots. But pride might not be enough to save her rapidly gentrifying neighborhood... Read More
A fascinating film and discussion: Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholom Aleichem Directed by John Lollos Executive Producer: Theodore Bikel Narrated by Alan Alda Original Music: Hankus Netsky Interviewees: Fyvush Finkel, Gilbert Gottfried, Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Jeremy Dauber, Michael Wex, David Krakauer, Allen Lewis Rickman, Jacob Ben-Zion Mendelson, Sheldon Harnick & Bel Kaufman Through... Read More
Come join us to make new friends and reconnect with old ones. A topic is chosen at the meeting. We usually meet the last Sunday of the month. Due to conflicts on the CHJ calendar we are meeting on a Saturday this month. Please RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sep. 29 (Sunday) 7:30 PM ROSH HASHANAH SERVICE (Oneg to follow) (doors open at 7pm) Featuring Igor Pasternak, piano; and Anna Slate, vocalist Speaker: Previn Patel on “Halfway Around the World: My Journey from India to CHJ”
1:00 – 1:45 PM Rosh Hashanah Family Service ** 2:00 – 2:15 PM Tashlich: Parting with our bad ways at the water’s edge Led by Alan Katz (Gather at far right corner of parking lot) 2:30 – 4:00 PM Teshuvah: Returning to Our Best Selves Led by Elsa... Read More
1:00 – 1:45 PM Yom Kippur Family Service ** Featuring Marcia Kosstrin, storyteller “The Hungry Clothes” 2:00 – 3:30 PM The Gift of Forgiveness: For Ourselves and for Others Led by Gail Ostrow and Rochelle Green 3:45 – 4:45 PM Meditation Led by Gail Ostrow (Bring a pillow or mat if you like) 5:00... Read More
In an unnamed city, middle sister stands out for the wrong reasons. She reads while walking, for one. And she has been taking French night classes downtown. So when a local paramilitary known as the milkman begins pursuing her, she suddenly becomes “interesting,” the last thing she ever wanted to be. Come for a lively... Read More