This year on Christmas, we will be gathering to eat Asian food followed by a movie at the UA Kaufman Studios Cinema. Exact time and meeting location TBD. We will also be sending out additional information about a volunteer opportunity with seniors earlier in the day so save the date!
ACI's 5th Annual Blood Drive! Sunday, December 15th, 10:30-4:30pm. Astoria Center of Israel, 27-35 Crescent Street.
At our Chanukah event, we will be collecting unopened/unwrapped toys to donate to NY Coalition for the Homeless.
Movie night is back! Join us Wednesday, December 4th for acclaimed Israeli film "Life in Stills" and lighting the candles for Chanukah. Event will be BYOS (bring your own snack). Please email Sam for the address and RSVP on the Facebook event page here.
For those interested in additional Jewish events around Astoria this month:
Potluck Dinner followed by Kabbalat Shabbat Services
Date: Friday, December 6, Dinner at 6:15 pm, service at 7:00 pm
Temple of Comedy - ACI's Second Annual Comedy Night
Date: Saturday, December 14, Wine bar opens at 7pm; doors to comedy show open at 7:45 pm
Cost: Tickets (general seating) - $20 per person at the door
ACI's 5th Annual Blood Drive
Sunday, December 15th, 10:30-4:30. Astoria Center of Israel, 27-35 Crescent Street.t
Join us for a slightly competitive game of football at Astoria Park, 19th St and Hoyt Ave at 11am. Check out the Facebook event here.
Our next happy hour will be Thursday, November 14 at Snowdonia (a new gastropub in Astoria) located at 34-55 32nd St at 7pm. Please RSVP on the Facebook event.
Strive for Justice, Thrive in Community with the AVODAH Fellowship!
Applications are officially open for the AVODAH Fellowship, a powerful learning and community-building experience in New York City for Jewish early-career professionals working to address the causes and effects of poverty.
Participate in regular seminars drawn from AVODAH’s cutting-edge curriculum: engage with experienced social justice leaders in critical analysis about domestic poverty and viewing your work through a Jewish lens.
Build a community that will nourish you personally, professionally, and spiritually.
Deepen your learning through mentorship opportunities with AVODAH's network.
Applications are due by November 12th, 2013. For more information, visit www.avodah.net/fellowship or email AVODAH’s recruitment and outreach coordinator, Russ Agdern, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Support fellow WJOA community member Mor Mezrich as he rocks out with his band Distoria on Monday, November 11th, 9pm at The Bowery Electric. Come enjoy some good rock music and a few drinks! More details on Facebook.
We will be having our next Learn to Lead a Service study session with Rabbi Ari Lorge from Central Synagogue on Wednesday November 6 at 6:30pm. Food will be provided! Those who are interested should RSVP to Mor.