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Motza’ei Shabbos 17
From 6:45 to 8:30 p.m. Mesivta Yam HaTorah will hold a Pre-Chanukah Carnival for kids, ages 4-11, at the Young Israel of Bayswater. $5 admission for games, prizes, bounce house and slide, magic show, food, ice cream, and more. All proceeds go to Mesivta Yam HaTorah.
At 8:15 p.m., the Jewish Heritage Center will hold its Annual Chinese Auction at Shaare Tova Synagogue (82-33 Lefferts Boulevard, Kew Gardens). Prize drawing will begin 10:30 p.m. Admission: $25 for one; $36 for two; or free with a donation of $250 or more. For more information, please contact 718-575-3100 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
At 11:00am, Chazaq West Hempstead will present an Uncle Moishy Chanukah Concert for kids of all ages at the ECC of West Hempstead. Tickets $15. Please purchase tickets at LI Judaica (350 Hempstead Avenue), at www.Jewishtickets.com or by calling Robbie Aboff at 516-455-7710.
At 5:00 p.m., the Queens Jewish Center will hold its Second Annual Yahrzeit Lecture and Dinner in memory of Rav Joseph Grunblatt zt”l. Featuring Dr. David Pelcovitz speaking on “Psychological and Jewish Insights into Gratitude.” Please RSVP by Monday, December 5, by mail (66-05 108th Street, Forest Hills, NY 11375) or phone (718-459-8432).
At 8:30 p.m., Mesivta Yam HaTorah will have its Queens Open House at the home of Elliott and Lorey Friedman, 141-26 73rd Terrace, Kew Gardens Hills.
At 8:00 p.m., N’shei Chazaq Women’s Division will hold the second of four lectures by Dr. Tamar Perlman on “Enlightened Motherhood: Discovering the Power Within You.” At Beth Gavriel Community Center, 66-35 108th Street, Forest Hills. For more information, please call 718-285-9132. Other lectures December 26 and January 2.
From 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., the Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills will hold its semi-annual blood drive. Max & Mina’s ice cream for donors. For more information, please contact Rabbi Bruce Schwartz at email@example.com.
At 8:00 p.m., the Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills will hold a pre-Chanukah oneg featuring a talk by Sergey Kadinsky on the topic, “Chanukah Here: Building an American Jewish Holiday.”
At 3:15 p.m., the Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills Women’s League will hold its Shabbos M’vorchim class. This month’s speaker will be Dr. Riki Koenigsberg. For location, please contact Esther Koppel at 917-359-8411 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
At 9:15 a.m., YESS will hold a brunch at the Young Israel of Hillcrest, featuring a talk by Dr. David Pelcovitz on the topic, “Developing Civility in our Children and Grandchildren.” Reservations $36 per person. For additional information, please email Rebecca Wittert at email@example.com.
Motzaei Shabbos 7
At 8:00 p.m., Yachad will hold a melaveh malkah at 826 Central Avenue, Woodmere. Sushi, wine tasting and music. For more information, please contact Rosenthala@ou.org.
At 7:30 p.m., the Ninth Annual Asarah B’Teves Program will be held at the Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills (70-11 150th Street, Kew Gardens Hills). Guest speaker: Rabbi Nosson Scherman, general editor of ArtScroll Mesorah. Introductory remarks by Rabbi Ephraim Glatt, Esq. For more information, please call 718-440-5352.
NASCK (National Association of Chevra Kadisha) will hold its annual TEAM (Traditional End of Life Awareness Movement) Shabbos. For more information, please contact 718-847-6280 or visit www.TEAMshabbos.org.
Yeshiva Kesser Torah will hold its Annual Journal M’laveh Malkah at the Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills. Honoring Dr. Paul & Mrs. Drora Brody and Yaniv & Leora Meirov. Guest speaker: Rabbi Shmuel Marcus. Men and women are welcome.
From 8:45 a.m. to 6:15 p.m., the Orthodox Union will hold a full-day Torah program for both men and women indoors at New York’s Citi Field. The event will feature representatives from all walks of Orthodox Jewish life for a meaningful conversation about Halachah, Tanach, Hashkafah, and Israel. Attendees are welcome to attend any part or the entire event. Admittance $18. Free parking. Kosher food is available for purchase. Please register at ou.org/citi.
Dirshu will hold a Shabbos Chizuk L’Lomdei Torah at the Stamford Concorde Plaza. Details to follow.