Come play (or watch) Ultimate Frisbee on Sunday, July 20 at 2pm on the field near Ditmars and 19th St. in Astoria Park. All abilities welcome. RSVP on the Facebook event page, or to Jonah so we know how many people to expect. We may go out for beverages afterward.
Our next happy hour will be Wednesday, July 23rd at 7:00pm at Mojave at 22-36 31st St. RSVP here on our Facebook event page.
Join us as we take part in the Newton Road Backyard Film Festival as we See "The Purple Rose of Cairo" on Saturday, July 19th at 8:30pm. RSVP and see additional detail on the Facebook event page.
Special Event: Holocaust Survivor Guest Speaker, Ms. Kayla Kaufman
The Wandering Jews of Astoria and the Davening Dreamers of Forest Hills will be hosting a special guest, Ms. Kayla Kaufman, a Holocaust Survivor. She was rescued by the Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, is an amazing speaker, and is looking forward to speaking to our group. This event will take place on Sunday 7/27 at 2:00pm. Please RSVP to Mor for the location and more information.
Schmooze News Items
Are you looking for a way to express that you care, but stuck on how to go about doing so? If so, the possible solution awaits you at Kosher Pigeon Judaica where you can find a beautiful selection of greeting cards, postcards and magnets designed by WJOA member Eli Steier.
We are looking for volunteers to host upcoming Shabbat dinners. Please feel comfortable hosting 20-25 people in your home. Anyone interested in hosting should contact Ally.
As always, don't hesitate to send any stories/updates my way. Stay cool!
Book club voting
Please read descriptions below, then vote for the next book club book on this form by Thursday, July 17 at 5pm.
"Goodbye Columbus" by Phillip Roth
"The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz" by Mordecai Richler
"Home Land" By Sam Lipsyte
"Stones from the River" by Ursula Hegi
WJOA July updates
Shabbat and Potluck
Our next Shabbat and Potluck will be Friday, July 11 at 7:15pm. Please RSVP and receive the link to sign up for your dish by emailing Dan.
At our next book club meeting, we'll be reading For the Relief of Unbearable Urges by Nathan Englander, and will meet on Sunday, July 13 at noon for brunch. The location will be decided soon. This is a short book with short stories! RSVP to Jonah, and check out the FB event here.
Join us as we take part in the Newton Road Backyard Film Festival as we see "The Purple Rose of Cairo" on Saturday, July 19th at 8:30pm. RSVP and see additional details on the FB page here.
Join us at our next happy hour! Wednesday, July 23rd at 7pm at Mojave, 22-36 31st St. RSVP here.
Check out WJOA member Dan Sieber's band Mundo Clave Tuesday 7/8 at Gantry Park in LIC! More info can be found here.
The National Havurah Summer Institute is happening in NH, Aug. 4-10. For more info: http://havurah.org/institute/about/about-the-institute/ We'd love to get a group together. Please let Ally know at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any interest!
Anyone interested in hosting a future Shabbat should email Mor. You should be comfortable with having about 20-25 people in your home.
As always, don't hesitate to send any stories/updates my way!