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2013-2014 Calendar of Events


Friday, September 27 — 7:15 PM
OPENING SABBATH DINNER
Come for Friday evening worship at 6 PM and stay for a Sabbath dinner with our new senior rabbi, Joshua Davidson. This event is open to Temple members and their guests. (Co-sponsored by the Men’s Club and Department of Lifelong Learning)
Thursday, October 3 — 11 AM
LOOT: MAD ABOUT JEWELRY AT THE MUSEUM OF ARTS AND DESIGN
LOOT 2013: MAD About Jewelry, the Museum of Arts and Design’s annual curated exhibition and sale of one­‐of­‐a‐kind, artist-­made jewelry will return this fall. LOOT has become the ultimate pop-up shop for contemporary studio and jewelry art. Includes a discussion and docent-led tour.
Sunday, November 10 — 10:30 AM
WOMEN’S AUXILIARY PROJECT AT MITZVAH DAY
The Women’s Auxiliary will participate in the ninth annual Mitzvah Day.
Project details to be determined.
Tuesday, November 19 — Departure promptly at 10:45 AM
HOLOCAUST MUSEUM AND STUDIES CENTER
AT BRONX HIGH SCHOOL OF SCIENCE

The Holocaust Museum at Bronx Science was founded by the late Stuart Elenko, a teacher who brought an unusual level of passion to his course on the Holocaust. It is one of the first Holocaust museums to open in the United States and also the only student-run Holocaust museum in the world. Program includes lunch at Zero Otto Nove in the heart of the Bronx’s “Little Italy,” followed by a guided tour. Round-trip bus transportation provided.
Tuesday, December 3 — 11 AM
TO HAVE AND TO HOLD: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF
DECORATED JEWISH MARRIAGE CONTRACTS

Lama Lo (Why Not?): Sisterhoods Coming Together
Sisterhoods from several area synagogues will join us for a tour of the Main Sanctuary led by Temple Administrator Mark Heutlinger, followed by a Chanukah lunch and then a lecture by Bernard Museum Consulting Curator Elka Deitsch, who will take us on a journey through the artistic styles of Jewish communities throughout Europe and Asia from the 16th century to the present.
Sunday, December 8 — 12 PM
MINI MITZVAH DAY
Women’s Auxiliary members who wish to participate in these three meaningful projects should sign up by December 6 with the Women’s Auxiliary.
Thursday, January 16 — 6:30 PM
SOMETHING TO WINE ABOUT: AN EVENING WITH ERIC ASIMOV
Conversation with Eric Asimov, chief wine critic of The New York Times.
Includes a wine and cheese reception.
Friday, January 31 — Departure promptly at 9:30 AM
MUSEUM OF THE MOVING IMAGE
Guided tour of the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, where the collection spans the history of flimmaking, with interactive opportunities throughout the museum. Lunch to follow at Piccola Venezia. Transportation provided.
Monday, February 10 — 12:30 PM
EMANU-EL READS
Discussion with Temple Librarian Elizabeth Stabler on
FDR and the Jews by Richard Breitman and Allan J. Lichtman.
Tuesday, Februry 25 — 10:30 AM
COFFEE WITH...
Author Julie Salamon will discuss her new book, Wendy and the Lost Boys, an incisive analysis of Wendy Wasserstein. Book signing to follow.
Friday, March 7 — 7:15 PM
SABBATH DINNER in honor of Dr. Mark Weisstuch
Tuesday, March 11 — 10 AM to 4 PM
A DAY WITH LOUIS COMFORT TIFFANY
Tour of Louis Comfort Tiffany’s New York City landmarks with Arlie Sulka of the Lillian Nassau Galley. Transportation and lunch provided.
Friday, April 4 — Departure promptly at 8 AM
ON THE ROAD AGAIN... THE BARNES
Guided tour of one of the world’s leading collections of French impressionist and post-impressionist paintings. Lunch will follow at Buddakan. Transportation to and from Philadelphia provided.
Thursday, May 15 — 12 PM
ANNUAL SPRING MEETING AND LUNCHEON

Program dates and times are subject to change.


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