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Rabbi Hammerman's Corner

Yesterday, we welcomed the Israeli Tzofim/Scouts “Friendship Caravan” to the JCCH.  This troupe of teenage performers - touring North America this entire summer - is an energetic and inspirational example of the best that Israel has to offer.  They met our nursery school students, performed in concert on my front lawn, joined one hundred of us for a great BBQ dinner and were then hosted by six JCCH families who reported to me this morning on how much they enjoyed their young Israeli guests.  About the performance - they brought us a full day of great music and dancing, of course. 
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Important Announcements

The JCCH had one of its most memorable days in recent memory on Sunday, April 26th.  The culmination of a weekend filled with festivities, we were privileged to dedicate our newly renovated sanctuary, named for our esteemed congregant of blessed memory, Lee Javitch.  At the same time, we installed Eytan Hammerman as the synagogue's sixth Rabbi in its nearly 60-year history.  The dedication and installation were preceded by a full-fledged parade up and down Harrison's Union Avenue (closed for the occasion) and followed by a wonderful al fresco luncheon.

Weekly Programs

The JCCH offers a full spectrum of programs at regular intervals throughout the year.  Some revolve around religious themes; others are more secular in nature.  All are carefully planned by our lay volunteers and staff, and are enthusiastically attended by various segments of our community:  from children to singles to young parents to empty nesters.  Our regularly scheduled programs include short story discussions, torah study classes, morning minyans and “Tot Shabbats.”

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Religious Services

While we pride ourselves in our cultural, social and educational programming, the heart of the JCCH is its religious life.   Our services are carefully designed to enrich lives, touch souls and create community.  We have musical services, traditional services, large sanctuary services, intimate lay-led chapel services, kids’ services and twice-weekly minyanim.  Everyone, member or not, is always welcome.

Happenings

Synagogue Happenings

The JCCH calendar is punctuated with many exciting events.  While several revolve around holidays, many others are of our own making and have become lasting traditions.  We are particularly proud of our intergenerational celebrations. Events include Purim Spiels, “Hanukkah Hooplas,” guest lecturers, trips to museums, cooking demonstrations, and even Israeli wine tastings. 

Thursday, July 16th

  • 9:00am - Thursday morning Short Story Group - This morning's short story, "Sacre du Printemps " by Ludwig Bemelmans and led by Debbie Bers is in the office for your reading pleasure.

Tuesday, July 21st

  • 8:00pm - Adult Basketball comes to the JCCH.  All levels welcome.  Join us in the gym.

Thursday, July 23rd

  • Trip to Kykuit (the Rockefeller Estate) and the Union Church (Chagall Windows).  Still time to register.  Bring Friends

Saturday, July 25th

  • Erev Tisha B' Av

Wednesday, August 5th

  • 11:00am - Current Events with Shari Baum MSW
  •   5:00pm - ECC Pizza and play at Rabbi's house

Thursday, August 6th

  • New Member Open House at a congregant's house.

Sunday, August 16th

  • Annual Westchester Jewish Music and Arts Festival at the Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla, NY. 

Thursday, August 20th

  • 6:30-8:00pm - The Pizza Truck returns to the Hammerman Home!  More info will follow.

 

 

 

Thurs., 7/30-7:00AM

 

 

Minyan

 

 

 

Fri., 7/31-8:00PM

                           

 

Service

 

Sat., 8/1-9:30AM

                

 

Service (sermon by 

Sylvia Rogers)

 

 

Sun., 8/2-9:00AM

 

Minyan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sisterhood Sponsored Trip to Kykuit and Union Church of Pocantico Hills

Join us for a tour of the Rockefeller Estate followed by a tour of Union Church with its windows by Matisse and Chagall

July 23, 2015

Meet at the JCCH at 9:15am

$45 per person

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Limited tickets available


ECC Pizza & Play

August 5, 2015 at 5:00pm

at Rabbi Hammerman's Home


New Member Event

An Evening of Parings

Thursday, August 6th at 6:00pm


Back by Popular Demand!

Pizza Truck at Rabbi Hammerman's home

August 20, 2015 at 6:30pm


 OPEN HOUSE AT THE JCCH

Thursday, August 27th from 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Come and See what the JCCH is all about!

Call for more information: (914) 835-2850