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Jewish Film in America (the 1980s): “Crossing Delancey”
Sunday, August 27, 2017, 8:00 pm
Director Joan Micklin Silver (“Hester Street”) returns to the Lower East Side with this delightful romantic comedy starring Amy Irving (“Yentl”). Thirty-something Isabelle (Izzy) Grossman is torn between the Upper West Side intellectual group she longs to be a part of, and Sam, the pickle man, whom her grandmother (played by Yiddish stage star Reizl Bozyk in her only film role) arranges for her to meet through her friend the matchmaker.
The 1990s: “A Stranger Among Us” (Sunday, September 24, 2017)
8:00 pm– Erev Shavuot Service
8:02 pm- Candlelighting
…followed by our special Tikkun Leil Shavuot – Shavuot Study Evening, with cheesecake and dairy desserts. Rabbi Klatzker, Hazzan Lanzkron-Tamarazo, and volunteers will teach from 9:00 pm to midnight. Topics to be announced. All are welcome.
7:30 pm – Minha
9:03 pm– Candlelighting
8:30 pm– Minha/Ma’ariv
9:03 pm –Havdalah
Pesah 5777 (Passover 2017) will start the evening of Monday 14 April and end on the evening of Tuesday 22 April.
- The calendar of events for Pesah 5777 at TBEMC.
- To make sure that our homes are free of hametz (leavened products), we sell any hametz that remains in our homes. If you would like Rabbi Klatzker to act as your agent for doing so, we have provided two versions of the authorization form that you can download:
- B’diqat hametz and biur hametz make up a ceremonial “search and destroy hametz” mission, which takes place in the home on Sunday night, 13 April. The procedure for doing this may be found in many siddurim, or you can download a PDF file that has the instructions.
- The JVillage Pesah guide