Friday, August 28, 2015

You're Invited To Roosevelt Island Jewish Congregation Sanctuary Rededication At New Cultural Center 2 PM Sunday August 30 - RIJC Finally Returning Home After 3 Year Absence Due To Flooding And SuperStorm Sandy

According to the Roosevelt Island Jewish Congregation (RIJC):
The Roosevelt Island Jewish Congregation Board of Trustees & Rabbi Leana Moritt are delighted to invite you to join us 2 PM Sunday, August 30 as we REDEDICATE OUR SANCTUARY at the Cultural Center in time for the High Holy Days 5776.

The Torah will be ceremonially paraded in and installed

We will all help move furniture and arrange the aesthetics of our rededicated space.

Dress casually for a full plate of activities.

All are invited!

Families are encouraged to bring their children!

Refreshments will be served.

Please contact Nina Lublin at for additional information.

If you have already joined as a member, thank you.

If you have not joined, please consider membership.

The entrances to Cultural Center can be accessed thru the Breezeway next to 540 Main, at the staircase behind the old Hardware Store @548 Main Street, or through the elevator entrance behind the Public Safety Office.
RIJC President Nina Lublin adds:
The RIJC is delighted to announce its return to the Cultural Center after a 3-year absence due to flooding & SuperStorm Sandy. After conducting Shabbat services, celebrating holidays & festivals, running its Hebrew School & supporting our members & friends in times of need in many locations around RI, we are thrilled to come back "home".

We are rejoining our original neighbors, the Main Street Theatre & Dance Alliance, as well as joining many new ones in the re-built & renovated Cultural Center space. This is an exciting time for us, & we welcome everyone to come by, meet our Rabbi, Leana Moritt, & see us Sunday afternoon. And we look forward to seeing you in September too, as we celebrate the New Year.

Please visit our website, for the full schedule of activities.
UPDATE 9/1 - More from Re-dedication ceremony.