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Class: Mah Jongg for Beginners

Scarsdale, NY
Bam! Crack! Dot! Come learn the basics of this intriguing ancient Chinese tile game of luck and skill. You will learn the “western” style game of play as sanctioned by the National Mah Jongg League. Experienced instructor ... read more

Class: Evolution of Zionism

Scarsdale, NY
This class will trace the concepts associated with Zionism from it origins with the ancient Hebrews through the fervent evangelical Zionism and the more recent Jewish messianic Zionism.  The concept of Zionism developed wh... read more

The Great Big Challah Bake

White Plains, NY
Be part of The Shabbat Project! Have fun preparing Challah and doing a mitzvah alongside 1,000+ cities worldwide. All adults and children over 10 are welcome.

Jewish Uganda

Scarsdale, NY
Learn the History of the Jews of Uganda by watching a film and listening to live music. Ed Rensin on guitar, Rachman Nachman vocals, and Salongo Jordan Wabusima on percussion.

Film: Fanny's Journey

Scarsdale, NY
Director: Lola Doillon    94 Minutes | Drama | France/Belgium | In French      Based on a true story, FANNY’S JOURNEY is an incredible tale of bravery, strength and survival, a story of a daring young girl who will stop at... read more

Recital with Yossi Arnheim, Principal Flutist, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

Scarsdale, NY
Mr. Arnheim is Principal Flutist and frequent soloist with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and was Head of the Department for winds at the Buchman-Mehta School of music in Tel-Aviv. Mr. Arnheim will be accompanied by Soy... read more

Current Events: The Shifting Tides in Relations Between Israel and American Jews

Scarsdale, NY
A conversation between Gary Rosenblatt, editor of The Jewish Week, and Rabbi Ethan Tucker, Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivat Hadar, on the growing gap in relations between the two societies.

Ralph Buultjens: Far East Drama – China, Japan, North Korea

Scarsdale, NY
In the past decade or so, East Asia and the Pacific have raised extraordinary political, economic, and strategic concerns.  Is China's advance foreshadowing domination of the Pacific?  How is our key ally Japan affected?  ... read more

Film: My Hero Brother

Scarsdale, NY
Director: Yonathan Nir 78 Minutes | Documentary | Israel | Hebrew-English     A group of remarkable young people with Down syndrome embark on a demanding trek through the Indian Himalayas, accompanied by their brothers and... read more

Comedy Night: Stand Up For Peace

Scarsdale, NY
Comedy Night: Standup For Peace  Scott Blakeman & Dean Obeidallah   Standup for Peace is the disarmingly funny comedy show that breaks new ground by finding common ground between Jews and Muslims. If we can laugh together,... read more

Beginner Mah Jongg

Scarsdale, NY
Bam! Crack! Dot! Come learn the basics of this intriguing ancient Chinese tile game of luck and skill. You will learn the “western” style game of play as sanctioned by the National Mah Jongg League. Experienced instructor ... read more

Film: Big Sonia

Scarsdale, NY
Film: Big Sonia  Director: Todd Soliday and Leah Warshawski   93 Minutes | Documentary | USA | English    A diminutive Holocaust survivor with an oversized personality an indomitable spirit dispenses life lessons in this w... read more

Class: Jewish Artists – From Early Modern Art to Post-Modernism with Beth Gersh-Nesic

Scarsdale, NY
This series of art history lectures argues for and against the recent exhibitions that connect “Jewishness” to the specific artist’s work, beginning with the early 1800s to the present day, citing Moritz Daniel Oppenheim, ... read more

Class: Introduction to Judaism

Scarsdale, NY
This course is for anyone interested in exploring Judaism – interfaith couples, those considering conversion and Jews looking for adult level basics. Join us as we examine the fundamentals of Jewish thought and practices, ... read more

Author: Something Beautiful Happened

Scarsdale, NY
Something Beautiful Happened  A Story of Survival, Faith and Courage in the Face of Evil

Double the Fun: A Morning of Canasta and Mah Jongg

Scarsdale, NY
Double the Fun:  A Morning of Canasta and Mah JonggCanasta, and mah jongg tables will all be in simultaneous operation for a morning of supervised play.  Come as a single, pair, or full table. Light refreshments will be se... read more

Book Talk: Primary Lessons with Sarah Bracey White

Scarsdale, NY
Ripped from middle-class life in Philadelphia and transplanted to a singleparent household in the segregated south, Sarah, a precocious black child, refuses to accept segregation. A brave memoir that testifies to the autho... read more

Current Events: The Supreme Court: The Year in Review

Scarsdale, NY
Hear a panel discussion with Arlene Popkin and Professor James Coll, moderated by Cara Gallagher; on the latest Supreme Court rulings and their impact on our civil liberties and human rights.

Ralph Buultjens: Russia and America – Friends, Foes or What?

Scarsdale, NY
Does Russia's recent aggressive involvement in American and European politics together with increasing activities in the Middle East and Central Asia present a major new challenge to America?  Can we develop better relatio... read more

Film: Bagels over Berlin

Scarsdale, NY
Through interviews with over 30 Jewish war veterans, director Alan Feinberg reveals how Jews volunteered in large numbers for the U.S. Army Air Corps during the 1930s, in times of heightened anti- Semitism and discriminati... read more
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Past Events

Film - Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholom Aleichem

Film - Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholom Aleichem

Scarsdale, NY
Director: John Lollos - Narrator: Alan Alda   75 Minutes | Documentary | USA | In English     Portraits of two beloved icons--Sholom Aleichem and Theodore Bikel--are woven together in this enchanting documentary. The two men have much in common: wit, wisdom and talent, all shot through with deep ...
Thursday, October 19 2017 10:30 AM 1:00 PM

Ralph Buultjens: Global Prospect – World Politics and Economics 2018

Ralph Buultjens: Global Prospect – World Politics and Economics 2018

Scarsdale, NY
The current  global situation suggests that we are entering a radically changed political and economic era.  The challenges of China and Russia and the turmoil in the Middle East take place in the midst of unprecedented technological developments.  This class addresses world affairs and America’s...
Monday, October 16 2017 10:30 AM 12:00 PM

Scotch in the Sukkah - Guys Night Out!

Scotch in the Sukkah - Guys Night Out!

Scarsdale, NY
Join us as for a casual kick-back as we toast the new year with single malts in a broad range of ages and origins.  Scotch Master John Sheehy from Empire and Diageo Distributors will take us through the offerings. Taxi to the JCCMW so you can enjoy yourself and we'll transport you home safely.  L...
Monday, October 9 2017 7:45 PM 10:00 PM

Israeli Kitchen Encounters 2017

Israeli Kitchen Encounters 2017

Scarsdale, NY
With Israeli Kitchen Encounters, you can experience Israeli culture in the most intimate of ways – through your palate. Nir & Guy host the highly successful Israeli Kitchen Encounters across North America and Europe, introducing people to Israeli culture and cuisine by teaching them how to cook a...
Monday, September 18 2017 11:30 AM 2:30 PM

Films: Breakfast at Ina's & The Last Blintz

Films: Breakfast at Ina's & The Last Blintz

Scarsdale, NY
Director: Mercedes Kane    50 Minutes | Documentary | USA |   In EnglishIna Pinkney is a Chicago legend of the tastiest kind. Known around town as the “Breakfast Queen”, she has been feeding Chicagoans for the past 33 years – first, out of a small bakery and, most recently, from her beloved break...
Wed, Sep 13 2017 7:30 PM Thu, Sep 14 2017 12:00 PM

Class: History of American Judaism with Ze’ev Aviezer

Class: History of American Judaism with Ze’ev Aviezer

Scarsdale, NY
Jews arriving in colonial America entered a society that, unlike any previous one, valued freedom as much as Judaism does.  This course explores this unique compatibility between Jewish and American values by examining seldom-read documents from the colonial, wild west, Civil War,  gangster, 1960...
Tue, Sep 12 2017 11:00 AM Tue, Oct 3 2017 1:00 PM

Barnes & Noble Day

Barnes & Noble Day

Eastchester, NY
A fun day of activities at the new B&N “kitchen” concept store. Browse and pre-purchase books listed on the Arts & Talks brochure. Purchase lunch or dinner. Buy a gift, a book or two. Mention you are with the JCC at checkout, a portion of the proceeds will benefit the JCC. 10:30am   The Modern J...
Tuesday, September 12 2017 10:30 AM 7:00 PM

Film: Rabbi Wolff: A Gentleman Before God

Film: Rabbi Wolff: A Gentleman Before God

Scarsdale, NY
Rabbi Wolff: A Gentleman Before God  Director: Britta Wauer  90 Minutes | Documentary | Germany | English Nearly 90 and perhaps the most unconventional rabbi in the world, Rabbi Wolff leads a Jet-Set-Life – flying weekly from England to North-East Germany. A fascinating character with a tremendo...
Sunday, September 10 2017 10:30 AM 12:30 PM

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Scarsdale, NY
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Saturday, May 20 2017 7:00 PM 10:30 PM
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