Please RSVP to Brian so he can save you a seat. The WJOA trivia team is all set to win the its first trivia of 2023! Join us on Wednesday, January 18th at 8 p.m. for Trivia Night at Sunswick 35/35! We need your specialized knowledge on our team. We hope to see you there! Here is the Facebook event.
Shabbat Services and Potluck
Friday, January 20, 7 p.m.
Join us for Shabbat services and a potluck dinner at Laura's apartment. E-mail Laura to RSVP. You will receive a spreadsheet to sign up for what vegetarian dish you’re bringing. Being fully vaccinated is required, and a rapid test within 24 hours is recommended. Check out our Facebook event for more details.
From Joshua Kail, husband of WJOA co-founder Rabbi Cassi Kail: "The Jewish community of Astoria plays a key role in my recently published story of Jewish fiction. Please enjoy and share The Rabbi Who Was Saved By Jesus."
Donate to Aid in the Ukraine Crisis
WJOA member Jonah Schrogin has a fundraiser benefitting GlobalGiving's Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund, which supports more than 80 non-profit organizations on the ground in Ukraine and in the surrounding areas providing humanitarian aid, such as shelter, medical care, food, and clean water. Contribute here, and you can get more information by emailing Jonah, including seeing a presentation.
Hurricane Ian is one of the strongest hurricanes to hit the United States, landing in Florida and then South Carolina after its deadly sweep across Cuba. The powerful hurricane has caused rising fatalities, catastrophic damage, and mass displacement. Your donation to the Hurricane Ian Relief Fund will provide immediate and long-term relief in affected communities. Donate to GlobalGiving's Hurricane Ian Relief Fund.
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