East Midwood Jewish Center

Landmark Day For Flatbush Conservative Synagogue

East Midwood Jewish Center, a demographic anomaly, marks 90 years, and a change on the pulpit.

12/16/2014
Staff Writer
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Last Sunday was a big day for one synagogue in Flatbush.

In the Regency Room of the East Midwood Jewish Center was a family Chanukah party that more than 100 people attended. Afterwards, in the elegant and soaring sanctuary, more than 200 people celebrated the installation of the congregation’s new rabbi and celebrated the shul’s 90th anniversary. There were speeches and singing, prayers and members’ reminiscences, and a cocktail reception in the ballroom.

Members of the East Midwood Jewish Center celebrated the synagogue’s 90th anniversary Sunday in the sanctuary. Jeremy Gordon

Breaking News: New Disability-Sensitive High Holiday Service In Brooklyn!

East Midwood Jewish Center’s High Holy Days schedule of services and events grows this year with the addition of a new service sensitive to persons with a variety of needs. Their Sunday, September 8th service is between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, from 11:00 to noon. Cantor Sam Levine, with the assistance of friends from the EMJC community, will lead a lively and engaging service of prayer, Torah, song, story, music-making, and shofar blowing in a supportive atmosphere full of holiday joy.

Head to Brooklyn for a high holiday service designed with people who have disabilities in mind.

Brooklyn’s Newest Jews

Windsor Terrace, Ditmas Park and Midwood draw young liberal families who’ve been priced out of Park Slope.

07/31/2012
Staff Writer

On a recent Wednesday, an ethnically diverse crew of campers returned from a morning swim and clattered downstairs for their daily Israeli dance party.

The Hester kosher supper club draws monthly crowds in Ditmas Park.
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