Please G-d this finds all well after the meaningful holidays. Please enjoy a glimpse of some of the latest happenings at The Brownstone.
100 young professionals from the area came and heard the scroll of Eichah, most for the first time. This was an extremely moving experience with singing and candles, led by Yoni Greenwald and Eli Schwebel.
Brandeis Genesis Institue for Russian Jewry (BGI)
Twin Suns Wine Event
Lauder Yeshurun Metro Trip from Berlin, Germany
We hosted an impressive group of young women from Berlin, Germany during their ten- day trip to New York. The girls got to tour the city, meet many inspiring personalities, and experienced two incredible Shabbatons with the Monsey and Lawrence communities.
Group from St. Petersburg
Machon Yaakov Shabbaton
Rabbi Jack Cohen from Meor Penn joined 30 Machon Yaakov alumni for an inspiring pre- High Holidays Shabbaton.
An Israel Advocacy Event with Kasim Hafeez
The Brownstone partnered with “StandWithUs” to bring Kasim Hafeez, a British Muslim of Pakistani origin who grew up around extreme anti-Semitic and anti-Israel views, to speak about his journey to becoming an active Zionist.
World Zionist Organization Conference
Resetting the Table
Event with David Sacks, writer of many popular TV shows including “The Simpsons”
Event for Parents of Lone Soldiers
“American Friends of Reuth”, a rehabilitation center in Tel Aviv which primarily services wounded Israeli soldiers, hosted a fundraiser. About 60 young professionals came. They also made cards to send to the wounded soldiers.
Fall Hard Social
30 unaffiliated young singles, all with high-level jobs, came together to meet other young Jews like themselves. Each participant had to bring one other participant that nobody else knew, ensuring a diverse crowd. A professional body language reader moderated.
Thuzio Executive Club
Brownstone Sukkah Events
While the group enjoyed a wine tasting in the Sukkah, Reuven Ibragimov spoke about connecting to Judaism as a young couple.
60 young professionals came for a Mediterranean cocktail night in the Sukkah.
80 college students came for pizza, schmoozing, and a comedy show by Alan Flinn and Edward Mulaev.
The Shabbat Project
The second floor was 1920’s.
Wishing all a healthy and safe winter
Rabbi Mordechai Suchard