|Wednesday, October 3 — 11:15 AM
LAMA LO (WHY NOT?)
COMING TOGETHER, CELEBRATING SUKKOT!
The Women’s Auxiliary invites sisterhoods from several area synagogues to tour our
Main Sanctuary and Bernard Museum. A light lunch will be served.
|Friday, October 12 — 7:15 PM
OPENING SABBATH DINNER
Following the 6 PM evening service, Rabbi Rick Jacobs, the new Union for Reform Judaism president, will discuss “At the Crossroads.” (Co-sponsored by the Men’s Club and Department of Lifelong Learning) A pizza party will be held for Religious School students whose parents are attending the Sabbath dinner.
|Tuesday, October 23 — 10:30 AM
ELEANOR ROOSEVELT AT HOME AND ABROAD: AFTER THE WHITE HOUSE
Slide show of photographs taken by Dr. A David Gurewitsch — Eleanor Roosevelt’s personal physician and confidant during her post-White House years — with commentary by Edna Gurewitsch. Program includes a tour of the Roosevelt House.
|Thursday, November 8 — 11:30 AM
GREENWICH VILLAGE EXCURSION
Lunch at Il Cantinori, followed by a guided tour of The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art and meeting with President Jamshed Bharucha.
|Sunday, December 9 — 10:30 AM
WINTER WISHES WRAPPING PROJECT
The Women’s Auxiliary will participate in wrapping 125 holiday gifts
for children from the Association to Benefit Children.
|Thursday, December 13 — 11:30 AM
THE WORLD OF DAVID WEBB: RENOWNED JEWELRY DESIGNER
Guided tour of the artist’s Madison Avenue salon and workshop.
Followed by lunch at Café Boulud.
|Thursday, January 24 — 10:30 AM
Experience a bit of Colonial New York in modern-day Manhattan. Built in 1765 by British Colonel Roger Morris and his American wife, Mary Philipse, the mansion is the oldest house in New York City and served as a headquarters for both the British and the Americans during the Revolutionary War. Lunch follows at the Red Rooster Restaurant.
|Tuesday, February 5 — 12:30 PM
Discussion with Temple Librarian Elizabeth Stabler on
When General Grant Expelled the Jews by Professor Jonathan D. Sarna.
|Friday, February 22 — 7:15 PM
CELEBRATORY SABBATH DINNER
Celebration in honor of Rabbi and Mrs. David M. Posner for 40 years of service to Congregation Emanu-El. Dinner will follow the Friday evening service, which starts at 6 PM. (Co-sponsored by the Men’s Club)
|Monday, February 25 — 10:30 AM
ESTHER IMAGINED: THE ART AND HISTORY OF DECORATED MEGILLOT
Senior Curator Elka Deitsch will present a lecture on the history of decorated Esther scrolls — an essential part of the Purim celebration. (Co-sponsored by the Herbert & Eileen Bernard Museum of Judaica)
|Tuesday, March 12 — 10:30 AM
THE ALPHA WORKSHOPS: CREATING BEAUTY, CHANGING LIVES
Guided tour of this unique decorative-arts workshop operated by a
one-of-a-kind nonprofit organization. Followed by lunch at Seven Bar & Grill.
|Tuesday, April 23 — 8:30 AM
GROUNDS FOR SCULPTURE
Guided tour of this 42-acre sculpture park in Hamilton, N.J., displaying works of
American and international sculptors. Followed by lunch at Rat’s restaurant.
|Thursday, May 9 — 12:30 PM
ANNUAL SPRING MEETING AND LUNCHEON
This year’s guest speakers are Dr. Natasha Anushri Anadaraja and Dr. Holly Atkinson, directors at Mount Sinai Global Health, who will discuss Women’s Health Around the World: Progress and Challenges.
Program dates and times are subject to change.
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