Welcome to Hillcrest Jewish Center

A landmark Conservative synagogue serving Queens, Hillcrest seeks to foster a love of Judaism and inspire acts of “Tikkun Olam” -- making the world a better place.

Rabbi Manes Kogan on this week Parsha.

 

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Featured Events

SISTERHOOD, HADASSAH AND GOLD SENIOR CENTER
Monday, February 27, 2017 - 11:00am
Triple-Barreled Mini-Seminar

Preventing Elder Financial Abuse.
Professional Caregivers: Who are they and what you need.
The Basics of Elder Law and Medicaid Eligibility.

SISTERHOOD AND YOUTH & FAMILY
Monday, February 27, 2017 - 7:00pm
Moonlights
 A Rosh Chodesh Gathering for Women 

Once a month, we will gather at a member’s home
 to schmooze, study, bless, and partake in an intergenerational
 gathering of women of Hillcrest. 

All women from age 25 to 120 are welcome.
RSVP to the HJC office at 718-380-4145. 

Adar: Monday, Februray 27
Vashti: the rebellious Queen

For more information contact:
Helen Jacob at crew184ataol [dot] com or
Rabbi Uri Romano at rabbiuriathillcrestjc [dot] org 

Please speak with Rabbi Romano if you are able to host 
a future monthly gathering.

GENTLE KRIPALU YOGA CLASS
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 7:30pm



SECOND CHANCE FOR A FREE GENTLE YOGA EXPERIENCE!!
Join Joan Stenzler Feb 28 for a complimentary yoga class.

Classes integrate stretching, breathing, yoga postures and meditation.
Beautiful music & poetry are used to create a deeply relaxing experience.

Joan creates amazing experiences that make yoga accessible to most everyone!
To register online for Joan’s FREE class, go to:

8-Week Spring Yoga Class Series Tues, Feb 28- May 2, 2017, 7:30-9:00 pm

FRIDAY NIGHT SHABBAT DINNER
Friday, March 3, 2017 - 5:30pm

Shabbat Across American
&
New Member Shabbat

5:30 PM Services & Dinner at 6:30 PM
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Early Bird Prices by Monday, February 20

HJC Members/Family of HJC Members $25
Non-Members $30
Teens (14 - 19) $10
Children 13 and under Free

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After Tuesday, February 21

HJC Members/Family of HJC Members $30
Non-Members $35
Teens (14 - 19) $10
Children 13 and under Free

ADULT EDUCATION & RABBI KOGAN
Monday, March 6, 2017 - 7:30pm

 

Proudly Present a Four-Session Series led by:
Monday, March 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2017 at 7:30 PM
at Hillcrest Jewish Center
Rabbi Boaz Tomsky Ed. D.
 Coordinator of Judaic Studies, Solomon Schechter School of Queens

Halacha: The Long and the Short of It

Tattoos in Halacha: The Truth and the Myths
May I Shoot the Drone in my Backyard?
Friendly Theft: "Stealing" and Borrowing Without Permission
Gambling year round... Maybe bad? Gambling on Yom Kippur... Maybe good?

Fee: $40 for the Four-Class Series 
Refreshments will be served

 

PURIM CARNIVAL
Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 12:30pm

H2I Youth Group
at Israel Center of Conservative Judaism  (ICCJ)
Sunday, March 12, 2017 from 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM

Invites You to Join Us For
Fun Games, Delicious Food, Costume Parade, and More!

ADULT EDUCATION
Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 10:00am

 

Marvin Berger Memorial Lecture
Becoming Soviet Jews,
The Bolshevik Experiment in Minsk.

Speaker: Elissa Bemporad, PhD
Jerry and William Ungar Chair
Eastern European Jewish History and the Holocaust Associate Professor of History at Queens College/CUNY

 Lecture is open to the public.

 

HADDASSAH AND SISTERHOOD
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 11:00am

Women’s Seder 

Cost $25 Make check payable to Hillcrest Hadassah. 
For more information call Bertha Strauss 78-969-0147

RSVP by Wednesday March 23, 2017

FOLK-ROCK CONCERT
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 8:30pm
FOLK-ROCK CONCERT
At Hillcrest Jewish Center
April 1, 2017 at 8:30 PM

Jews Who Rock
music by
Gathering Time

A folk-rock harmony trio getting a whole beehive full of buzz
on the Northeastern US circuit, performing music

Tickets:
Adults $25, Teens (13-18) $15, Children Under 13 Free
Reserved Seats (Limited Number) $36

Purchase by Friday, March 24, 
and your name will be entered into a Free Raffle!


COMMUNITY SEDER
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 7:15pm

Be Part of Our Joyous & Meaningful
First Night Community Seder
at Hillcrest Jewish Center

Conducted by: Rabbi Manes Kogan, Cantor Moti Fuchs, 
Rabbi Uriel Romano and Rabbi Robyn Fryer Bodzin
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Early Bird Pricing through Monday, March 20, 2017

$60 Members (of HJC and ICCJ)
$65 Non-Members
$30 all children ages 5 - 12

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Pricing starting Tuesday, March 21, 2017

$65 Members (of HJC and ICCJ)
$70 Non-Members
$35 all children ages 5 - 12
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Final Cut Off Date Is: Thursday, March 30, 2017