May Community Meeting
We want to hear from YOU! On Thursday, May 16 at 7pm, come meet members of the Wandering Jews of Astoria board and come share your ideas. Even if you cannot attend the meeting, please complete the online survey so you can share your thoughts. Feel free to bring something to nosh on and share while we schmooze. Reach out to Courtney for the address and any questions.
May Learning Happy Hour
Please save the date for our upcoming May Learning Happy Hour on Tuesday, May 28 at 7pm. We get to hear from Chris Harrison on Audacious Hospitality. RSVP to Lisa and more details to come out soon!
Iftar Interfeast - Astoria
The Wandering Jews of Astoria is excited to partner with the Muslim-Jewish Solidarity Committee for a Ramadan Iftar meal and gathering on Thursday, May 30 at 7pm. This is the meal with which Muslims end their daily Ramadan fast at sunset. This is a special opportunity to break the fast with new friends, and enjoy a discussion sharing our personal stories. This will be a vegetarian potluck, so please bring a dish to share. Please visit the Facebook page or visit this link to RSVP.
WJOA June Shabbat Potluck
On Friday, June 7, WJOA's Kabbalat Shabbat will be in the great outdoors in the backyard of Rebecca and Andrew. Join us for Shabbat services at 7pm, followed by our vegetarian potluck dinner around 8pm. Feel free to join us for services, just dinner, or both! Procedure: e-mail to RSVP. They will send you the address and a spreadsheet; use the latter to tell us what vegetarian delicacy you're bringing for the potluck dinner. 🌃🙏😎🌛🍷🕯🥣
Shavuot with Malkut
On Saturday, June 8, WJOA will be joining our friends at Malkhut to celebrate Shavuot, our holiday to stay up late and study the Torah ALL night. Just kidding (kind of) but we will be up learning various topics from our Malkhut friends and a few Wandering Jews. More details to come soon!
WJOA June Book Club
The next book we will read for WJOA Book club in June is "All Who Go Do Not Return" by Shulem Deen (288 pages). We will meet on Sunday, June 30 at 12 noon for a book club discussion and a potluck brunch. Please reach out to Jonah to RSVP and for any questions. Facebook invite will be posted shortly and we hope to see you there!
Wandering Jews of Astoria 10-Year Anniversary Celebration!
The Wandering Jews of Astoria would like to invite you to celebrate WJOA's 10 Year Anniversary!!!! This is a big deal and we are so happy to share it with you, and all community members, near and far. We have a special guest joining us on Thursday, July 11 at 6:30pm at the Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden (29-19 24th Ave) so we absolutely cannot wait to celebrate with you! To RSVP and for any questions, please contact Courtney. Facebook invite soon to follow.