Jewish Experience | Fall 2014

Tot Shabbat (0-7 years with adult)

Join Rabbi Lisa Izes in celebrating Shabbat with songs, stories, crafts and of course, challah! Activities are geared to children birth to 5 years with an adult.

First Friday of the month 4:00-4:45 p.m., begins 9/5
Advanced registration appreciated. Drop-ins welcome.
Fee: $15/family per month


Celebrate Yiddishkeit - the language, literature, songs and humor. No prior experience necessary to participate in this warm, welcoming class. Facilitator/Yiddist: Madeline Simon.

10 Tuesdays 12:30-2:00 p.m., begins 9/9
Fee: $230, JCC member $200


Rosh Chodesh: For Women of All Ages

Celebrates women and their association with the "New Moon" every month. Discussions based on life experience and Jewish topics.

Tuesdays 7:30-9:30pm, first meeting October 21
Fee: $10 / meeting


Rivertowns Jewish Consortium Programs (Open to all)

Unfolded Stories: A Jewish Film Series

Presented by Mayim, the adult learning program of the Rivertowns Jewish Consortium, on Wednesdays 7:30 p.m. at the Woodlands Community Temple.

  •  October 22: Beautiful Tree; Severed Roots, plus Q&A with director Kenny Mann.                                                                                                  
    Facilitated by Rabbi Billy Dreskin, Woodlands Community Temple.
  •  October 29: Kisses to the Children, facilitated by Rabbi Barry Kenter, Greenburgh Hebrew Center.
  •  November 5: For A Woman, Facilitated by Rabbi Mara Young, Woodlands Community Temple.

 Donation: $25/series, $10 per film


Three Religions Three Speakers

Speakers on Islam, Christianity, and Judaism;  moderated by Rabbi Barry Kenter, Greenburgh Hebrew Center.
Thursdays 7:30 p.m.,  October 2, November 13, December 14

Series Fee: $30


Gateway Dual Membership in JCC and a Synagogue

Enjoy two memberships in one when you join the Jewish community. This special membership is for families whose eldest child is in second grade or younger in the 2013-14 school year. Through Gateway, you’ll hold a family membership at both the JCC on the Hudson and one of three participating synagogues in the Rivertowns: Greenburgh Hebrew Center, Temple Beth Abraham, or Woodlands Community Temple. For information, contact Lois Green at 914.366.7898 or

Fee: $995/family, Membership valid September – August.