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Rosh Hashanah is September 20-21. Yom Kippur is September 29-30.

This year, Kehillat Tikvah and Malkut will join to celebrate the High Holidays. Rabbi Rachel Goldenberg will be leading the services with a great deal of lay participation as always. We hope you will be joining us for a meaningful spiritual service with inspiring musical, accessible prayer.
Our theme for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, 5778
Returning Home: To who we are, To who we want to be, To how we want to live.

This year there is no charge for tickets. We do hope that you would consider giving us a donation in order to defray our expenses. The High Holiday details are attached.

Here is our membership form for the 2017-2018 year. By joining Kehillat Tikvah, you are enabling us to have the funds to put on our usual programs, High Holidays, Hanukkah, Purim, Passover, conduct services, and more. It also enables you to vote and participate fully in our Jewish Community of Hope.
You can send your membership dues in with the attached form to our post office box or pay online.  (The website will be updated soon).

Please send the form to our mailing address or
e-mail the form to kehillat.tikvah@gmail.com, attention treasurer.

Our Annual meeting will be held on Monday, June 19th.  All are welcome.  We would love to hear your ideas, your concerns, any suggestions you may have.  Members will shortly receive proxy forms if they cannot make the meeting.  More details about location and time will follow shortly.

The Shabbat service will start at 6:30 PM followed by a pot luck at the home of Eileen Pentel and Don Wade. For the address, and more information, please call 718-672-6399.

Please bring any entrée, appetizer or dessert.  No meat. Fish is fine, except for shellfish.  

The next Shabbat Service will be on Friday June 2.

All our welcome to our lay-led Community Seder, on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 6:00 PM, held in the Community Room of the home of the Solomon Family, 75th Street, between 35th and 37th Avenue, Jackson Heights. For specific address call  718-569-1887.

Reservations are required in advance.  Please call 718-569-1887 or email kehillat.tikvah@gmail.com wth the following information:

___ Adult/s aged 18+ who are KT member/s ($50)
___ Adult/s aged 18+ who are non­members ($65)
___ Child/ren aged 5–­17  ($10)
___ Child/ren under 5 years old (FREE )
___ Vegetarian / Vegan / Special dietary needs (PLEASE SPECIFY)*
Total amount (check or Paypal)__________

*(Food is Kosher for Passover, but they do not change their utensils forPassover)

• Online payments can be made here.  Indicate Seder in the comments area.
• Checks can be made payable to Kehillat Tikvah and mailed to PO Box 720649, Jackson Heights, NY 11372.

SHABBAT SERVICE AND POTLUCK,  Friday March 10, 6:30 PM
Bring your Purim shpiels, your humor, satire and commentary
Bring a dish to share. No meat or shellfish. We will supply the Hamentashen.

PURIM CELEBRATION, Sunday March 12 2:00-5:00 PM
A RAUCOUS READING of the MEGILLAH
• Costume parade
• Crafts for children and adults
• Hamentaschen

Both events are pen to everyone in the community of all ages. Invite your friends and relatives!  For exact addresses of both events, call 718-569-1887 or e-mail Kehillat.Tikvah@gmail.com

Other events, Saturday March 11:

11 am: The Jewish together program for families with children 2-7 will be on March 11th at the Community United Methodist church, 81-10 35th Avenue, Jackson Heights.

7-10 am: Rabbi Rachel Goldenberg of Malkut and the Wandering Jews of Astoria will be having their Adult Only Purim celebration at the Astoria 1st Presbyterian space, 23-35 Broadway at Crescent St. For more information contact Malkut.

 

March 10: Friday night potluck Shabbat 

March 12: Purim celebration

April 11: Passover Community Seder.

More details to follow.

The next Jewish Together program will be held on Saturday, February 18th at the Community United Methodist Church at 11 AM. Contact Robin at (718) 268-5011 ext. 482 or Email: rkaufman@cqy.org

Join Us for A Day Full of Inspiration & Action about voting rights and history; immigration issues; and most of all how to fight bigotry and hate and come together in love. All ages are welcome!

MLK Day of Service honors Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and teachings of justice through the principles of nonviolence. Mitzvah Day is held in the Jewish tradition of Tikkun Olam, repairing the world by reaching out to others in their hour of need and enriching their lives and the community as a whole.

Program starts at 10:30 AM, with a light breakfast provided at 10 AM
The Renaissance Charter School
35-59 81st Street, Jackson Heights

Please support our food drive. Bring non-perishable, canned, or packaged food (NO glass bottles).

Please bring children’s books (new books only) for ages 3-8 years old for donation to the Elmhurst Hospital’s Auxiliary Pediatric Reach Out and Read Program.

Please donate your new or gently used coats.

For more information or to volunteer ,contact Peggy Heeney at 718-803-0060 x111 or pheeney@renaissancecharter.org and Eileen Pentel, 718-569-1887 or kehillat.tikvah@gmail.com