Holiday celebrations, trips, and special programs bring together families, community members, and teen group members.
Our events are multigenerational, with children and adults learning and celebrating together.
New and prospective members are welcome at all events. Please contact us if you would like to learn more about the upcoming events below.
Purim Carnival 2014
PURIM CARNIVAL by the Aftselokhes Spectacle Committee, JFREJ, and the Workmen's Circle
Expect glamour and games! Spectacle and music and social justice!
This groundbreaking Purim carnival, led by our own teacher Emma Alabaster and political artist Rachel Shragis, brings together families from across the city in a celebration of social justice and the topsy-turvy spirit of Purim.
It will feature old-fashioned carnival games created by artists and kids, plentiful hamantaschen, and costumes and activities for all ages.March 16, 2014 in the afternoon: exact time t.b.aUnion Temple, 17 Eastern Parkway off Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn (2-3 to Eastern Parkway/Brooklyn Museum)For more info: http://www.jfrej.org/jfrej-purim-shpil
Pesach 2014 at the Midtown Workmen's Circle School
Join us to celebrate, learn, and tell stories in our ever-popular secular family seder.
We'll eat traditional foods, sing favorite songs in Yiddish, Hebrew, and English, perform skits, and connect the ancient story with contemporary social justice themes.
The seder will be potluck - please rsvp to sign up.March 30, 2014247 West 37 St, 5th Floor, New York, NY11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
National Workmen's Circle's Proudly Progressive Cultural Seder
This beautiful annual event brings together generations of Workmen's Circle activists, members, and their friends and family for a meaningful ceremony and delicious meal.
Musical direction by Frank London of the Klezmatics, and songs and presentations by current students in the Workmen's Circle schools.
B'nei Mitsve Celebration 2014
We are so proud of our b'nei mitsve students!
At this collective ceremony, the culmination of their shule experience, they will present their core projects, oral history interviews, Torah portions, and social justice projects.
Music, dancing, and food will follow.
For all our families, this is a chance to kvell.Sunday, May 18, 2014247 West 37 St, 5th FloorNew York, NY10:00 AM to 1:00 PM