Weekly ICCJ Information

 

ISRAEL CENTER OF CONSERVATIVE JUDAISM

167-11 73rd Avenue    Flushing, NY 11366

718-591-5355    www.iccj2004.org

ICCJ

INFORMATION

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, April 11

Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat/Maariv 7:05 PM

Candle lighting 7:12 PM

 

 

Saturday, April 12

Junior Congregation 10:45 AM

 

Mincha/Learning 7:12 PM

Maariv/Havdallah 8:12 PM

 

Friday, April 18

Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat/Maariv 7:10 PM

Candle Lighting 7:20 PM

 

Saturday, April 19

Mincha/Learning 7:12 PM

Maariv/Havdallah 8:12 PM

REMINDER: During Pesach there is no formal kiddush,

but there is BYOK in the Rabbi’s Office.

 

Friday, April 25

Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat/Maariv 7:15 PM

Candle Lighting 7:27 PM

 

Saturday, April 26

Junior Congregation 10:45 AM

Member Speaker Series – Julius Grill 10:45 AM

 

Mincha/Seudah Shlishit 6:55 PM

Maariv/Havdallah 8:27 PM

 

 

 
 

                            

 

                               LAST CALL

 

    PASSOVER (AND “NOT FOR PASSOVER) FOOD DRIVE

 

Let’s Do All We Can To Help the Needy Enjoy Pesach. Please bring as much Kosher for Passover food as you can to our ICCJ Food Drive….OR there is still time to donate funds for this purpose. Checks should be made out to Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund. Dont Let Our Needy Brothers and Sisters down. Make This a Joyous Holiday For All.

 

 

 

 
 
 
 

THIS WEEK AT ICCJ

 

Tuesday, April 8 8:00 PM

Board of Trustees Meeting

 

Wednesday April 9 8:00 PM

Education Committee

 

Thursday, April 10

Knit and Schmooze 10 AM

Lunch and Learn will return on Thursday, April 24

 

Rabbi’s Parsha Class will return Friday, April 25

 

Reminder: The ICCJ Office will be closed on Tuesday, April 15 and Wednesday, April 16

and Monday, April 21 and Tuesday, April 22

 

The weekly E-blast will return on Tuesday, April 29

Have a Zeisen Pesach

 

 

 
Volunteer Position Available

 


If you would like to join the team that creates these weekly eblasts, please contact Clarissa Weiss or Rabbi Fryer Bodzin.

 
UPCOMING EVENTS

 

 

Sunday, April 13

Sale of Chametz Must be Completed: Form is in Mail

 

Monday, April 14

Siyum Fast of Firstborn

First Seder

Candle Lighting after 7:15 PM

 

Tuesday, April 15

Second Seder

Candle Lighting after 8:15 PM

 

 

Tuesday/Wednesday April 15-16

Office Closed for Pesach

 

Monday,Tuesday April 21-22

Office Closed for Pesach

 

Shabbat Morning April 26 approx. 10:45 AM

Education Committee Presents “Our Members” Series

Featuring Julius Grill as he talks about his art.

 

Sunday, April 27 2:30 PM

Yom HaShoah Commemoration @ Fresh Meadows JC

 

Tuesday, April 29 8:00 PM

Sisterhood Meeting

 

Thursday, May 1 8:00 PM

Sisterhood Board

 

Shabbat May 3

Men’s Club Shabbat

 

Sunday, May 4

Men’s Club Breakfast

 

 

 
 
 Rabbi, I Have a Question…

 

 

Email your questions to Rabbi Fryer Bodzin.Rabbirfb@iccj2004.org by the 15th of the month, and they will be answered during services on the first Shabbat of each month.

 

Shabbat/Holidays/Kashrut/Jewish law/Customs/Food/Israel or anything else connected to being Jewish

 

               

 

 

 

 

 

                     

 

 

 

                        APRIL 29 @ 8:00 PM

 

Join sisterhood at a general membership meeting featuring Hank Arond the “Roving Fiddler “for a Musical Cornucopia. Collation to follow.

 

 

 
 
 
 
EVENING MEETINGS

 

Whenever a meeting is scheduled for 8:00,

please try to come at 7:45 to help make a minyan.

Your community is counting on you.

Remember, minyan is at 7:45 PM!

 
 

MINYAN NEEDS  YOU

Monday, Thursday and Torah Reading Mornings

6:30 AM

Monday-Thursday evenings

7:45 PM

Sundays

8:30 Am        7:00 PM

Civic Holidays

8:30 AM        7:45 PM

Friday Night and Saturday nights

Check the calendar

Shabbat morning

9:00 AM

COMMUNITY EVENTS

 

                   

 

Monday, April 14, 2014

 

Community Board 8 has arranged for a special pre-Passover trash pickup for all homeowers living within the neighborhoods of Hillcrest, Utopia Estates, Jamaica Estates, Holliswood and Kew Garden Hills. All houses in these areas will have a curbside trash pickup between Midnight and 10:30 AM. Be sure to have all your trash/chometz out at the curb in front of your house

by midnight, Sunday.

 

In addition, a burning station will be available at the following locations from 6:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Monday April 14:

 

Across from Torah Center of Hillcrest – 171-05 Jewel Ave

In front of Young Israel of Kew Garden Hills – 70-11 150 St

In front of Young Israel of Jamaica Estates – 83-10 188 St

In front of Young Israel of Queens Valley – 141-55 77 Ave

 

 

Tuesday, April 15 7:30 PM

Second Night of Passover

Hillcrest Jewish Center

 

Be part of this Joyous and Meaningful second night community seder conducted by Rabbi Manes Kogan and Cantor Moti Fuchs

Special member price for ICCJ community. See flyer. Cut off date is Monday, April 7 with no exceptions!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Have you seen the ICCJ video?

Over 1450 people around the world

took a peek at our community

Click HERE to watch

 

 

FOR INFORMATION ABOUT OUR AWARD WINNING RELIGIOUS SCHOOL,

OHR CHADASH

GO TO:

http://ohrchadashqueens.org

 

 

 
 
 

FACTS ABOUT ISRAEL

 

Did you know?

 

Forty students from the Jerusalem Academy of  Music and Dance took a classical approach to the flashmob as they flashwaltzed Tchaikovsky’s Waltz of the Flowers at the Sarah Wetsman Davidson Hospital in Jerusalem. The surprise concert was part of Good Deeds Day. The Academy students enjoyed the day so much they have decided to schedule regular concerts at the hospital. Doctors, patients and passers-by joined in the fun. To see this beautiful event go tohttp://safeshare.tv/w/OXHZUxUXXN

 

 
 

 

 

SAVE THE DATE

ICCJ 10TH Anniversary CommemorationSeptember 5-7 2014

 

We are looking for a few good pictures. The committee will be putting together a collage of pictures of significant events in our congregation life during the past ten years. Pictures can be  about your life cycle events and do not have to have taken place in our synagogue. Please contact Florence Udyss atflormac3@aol.com if you have such pictures and wish to share them with your fellow congregants.

 

 

Youth Group News

CLICK HERE

or contact

Daniel Bacharach,

our youth director

 

 
ICCJ

MISHPACHA

CAMPAIGN

 

We have begun a campaign to gather

family or close friend

contact numbers

in case of emergency.

 

If you have not done so already, please emailRabbiRFB@iccj2004.org with the name of your contact, including your relation to them and a phone number.

 

THANK YOU!

Mishpacha means family in Hebrew

 

 

 

Become Part of ICCJ Sunshine/Mitzvah calls

 

Would you like someone to call you just to say “HI” and make sure you are okay?

 

Or…would you be willing to make Mitzvah calls to members who need a cheery “Hello”

 

To participarte in this new initiative please call Susan Losow @ 718-846-6608 or email her @

ejjsmom@gmail.com

 

 

 
 

ONGOING AT ICCJ

 

Rabbi Fryer Bodzin’s

Lunch and Learn 

Thursdays at 12:30 PM

Finding Women’s Voices- Part Two

 

Parsha Class

Fridays at 10:00 AM

Each week we will closely read the Torah portion

 

Cantor Ribowsky’s class

SHABBAT AT HOME

Following Shabbat

morning kiddush

 

 

PJ Library

 

ICCJ is a partner in this

award-winning program that enriches Jewish life in the home and builds Jewish community. Each month PJ Library offers free books and music to families raising Jewish children from six months to eight years. If you have not yet signed up for this program, please check out the PJ websitewww.pjlibrary.org and find ICCJ under the “communities” menu bar.

For more information contact Arlene Ratzabiaratzabi@gmail.com

 

Junior Congregation
Each Saturday morning

at 10:45 AM ICCJ holds Junior Congregation. We explore Jewish prayer, stories, and hold lively discussions followed by a tasty kiddush! Bring your children, grandchildren, guests

 

Knit and Schmooze

Thursdays 10 AM- 12 PM

 
 
When is

Shabbat candle lighting?

Click HERE

 
 

 TZEDAKAH    OPPORTUNITIES

ICCJ has many ways for you to honor or remember the important people in your life.

 

Abraham & Yetta Paletz Memorial Youth Fund -Contributions are used to directly benefit the youth of ICCJ.

 

Education Fund -Contributions are used to support the speakers and seminars for congregational enrichment.

 

Bella and Harry Richter Memorial Library Fund -Contributions are used to purchase books and other print or electronic media for the synagogue library.

 

Henri Gros Outreach Fund - This fund helps to serve our fellow congregants in times of joy, need and sorrow.

 

ICCJ Synagogue Fund - Contributions are used to assist with all synagogue financial needs.

 

Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund - This fund allows our Rabbi to contribute to institutions or give to individuals in need.

 

Ritual Fund - Contributions are used to purchase and maintain prayer books and other religious material for the synagogue.

 

Youth Fund - Contributions are used to support our youth programs.

 

 
    ICCJ LIBRARY IS OPEN

 

Mondays

9:30-noon

12:30-2:30 PM

 

Thursdays

9:30-noon

1:30-3:00 PM

 
 
 
 

If you would like to include an event notice or ICCJ community related message on this weekly email,

please contact our rabbi at RabbiRFB@iccj2004.org

or Clarissa Weiss at  clarissaweiss2010@gmail.com

TO FORWARD THIS MESSAGE, CLICK HERE

 

 
PLEASE NOTE, THIS WEEKLY EBLAST IS GENERATED BY HUMANS.

ERRORS AND  TYPOS, FROM TIME TO TIME, ARE POSSIBLE.

IF YOU FIND ONE, BE NICE WHEN YOU LET US KNOW.

 

 
 
ISRAEL CENTER OF CONSERVATIVE JUDAISM

167-11 73rd Avenue

Flushing, NY 11366

718-591-5353

www.iccj2004.org

Rabbi Robyn Fryer Bodzin                Cantor Shiya Ribowsky

 

Gale Schott, Office Manager gale@iccj2004.org  (718) 591-5353 extension 11

Mady O’Brien, Bookkeeper madyo@iccj2004.org  (718) 591-5353 extension 10

 

 

ICCJ Officers

President: David Hasson
Executive Vice President:  Sam Weiss
Vice Presidents: Irene Meyerowitz, Ed Martin

Treasurer: Alan Aaronson

Financial Secretary: Irma Goldman
Corresponding Secretary: Betty Shaffer
Chaverim Co-Presidents:  Adah Sylvan, Clarissa Weiss
Sisterhood Co-Presidents:  Lisa Woliner, Shari Zuber

Mens’ Club Co-Presidents: David Schwartz, Sol Sturm

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