February 24: Shadow in Baghdad, a presentation by Shir Mnuchin, daughter of the protagonist in the film, "Shadow in Baghdad" which chronicles the disappearance of the Jewish community in Iraq. Monday, Feb. 24, 7:30 PM in the Rockland Jewish Community Campus Social Hall. Free and open to the public.
February 27: Synagogue Leadership Council Meeting with social media expert Farra Trompeter, who will discuss creating social media strategies for synagogues. 6:30 - 8:00PM. Contact Cantor Barry Kanarek for more information: 845-362-4200 ext. 170.
May 5: Yom Hazikaron and Yom Ha'atzmaut Commemoration and Celebration, with guest speaker Noam Shalit, father of Gilad Shalit. Recognizing all who served in the IDF; memorial program followed by festive party.
May 8: Women's Philanthropy presents acclaimed speaker Jeannie Smith, daughter of famed Holocaust rescuer Irene Gut Opdyke. For Pomegranates and Lions of Judah.
May 20: Women's Philanthropy Spring Outreach Event at The Rockleigh with Yityish "Titi" Aynaw, Miss Israel 2013. Titi is the first Ethiopian-born Jew to win the title and the first black Miss Israel. VIP Meet-and-Greet at 6 PM; Dinner, auction and program at 7 PM.
June 1: Celebrate Israel Parade. March with Rockland Federation in the annual Celebrate Israel Parade. Buses will leave from the Rockland Jewish Community Campus (time TBD) to bring us to NYC for the parade down Fifth Avenue. Cost includes registration, transportation and a T-shirt.
June 9: Federation's Annual Meeting featuring guest speaker William Daroff, VP for Public Policy and Director of the Washington DC office of JFNA. Dinner, entertainment and graduation of 2014 LDI and Melton students.
Check back soon for details and online registration for these exciting events!
Questions? Contact Diane Sloyer at 845-362-4200 ext. 133.
A great opportunity to practice your Hebrew while discussing contemporary life in Israel. Limited vocabulary? Not a problem. We're here to help you better your ability to speak and understand the Hebrew language.
Facilitator: Timna Mekaiten, Federation Community Shlicha
Free and open to the public. Register with Donna Bergstol: 845-362-4400 ext. 100 or email@example.com