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The Pelham Jewish Center is an egalitarian, Conservative synagogue
in the village of Pelham Manor, in lower Westchester, New York.
All are welcome! All are invited to participate:
our first successful 65 years were in person, and now we are also virtual!

Upcoming Virtual Connection Opportunities

The following services and programs are offered online.  Please consult your email for participation/access information.

Tuesday, July 14 -- 4:30-6:00 p.m. -- Pathways to Prayer -- Adult Education Class

Wednesday, July 15 -- 4:30-6:00 p.m. -- Pathways to Prayer -- Adult Education Class

Thursday, July 16 -- 9:00 a.m. -- Morning Torah Study

Friday, July 17 -- 5:00 p.m. -- Interactive D'var Torah

Friday, July 17 -- 5:30 p.m. -- Kabbalat Shabbat

Sunday, July 19, 8:00 p.m. -- Ma'ariv (Evening) Service -- Join Our Minyan!

Tuesday, July 21 -- 4:30-6:00 p.m. -- Pathways to Prayer -- Adult Education Class

Wednesday, July 22 -- 4:30-6:00 p.m. -- Pathways to Prayer -- Adult Education Class

Thursday, July 23 -- 9:00 a.m. -- Morning Torah Study

Friday, July 24 -- 5:00 p.m. -- Interactive D'var Torah

Friday, July 24 -- 5:30 p.m. -- Kabbalat Shabbat

Sunday, July 26, 8:00 p.m. -- Ma'ariv (Evening) Service -- Join Our Minyan!

PJC Updated Response to the COVID-19 Health Crisis

Including on-line classes, programming and prayer opportunities
as our building remains closed for the foreseeable future.
 

In accordance with expert medical advice, the PJC building will remain closed.  We look forward to opening our doors again as soon as they assure us that it is safe to do so.  We are exploring all options, and are committed to supporting everyone -- including those who cannot physically attend.  Until that time, we have a wealth of virtual offerings and hope to "see" you soon on Zoom.

In the meantime, you can reach our staff -- who continue to work remotely -- as follows: 

Rabbi Alex Salzberg at rabbi.salzberg@thepjc.org
Education Director Ana Turkienicz at edudir@thepjc.org
Office Manager Julia Coss at office@thepjc.org 
 

Please let us know if you are in need of assistance of any kind or know of anyone who is in need. Kol Yisrael arevim zeh bazeh -- all of Israel is responsible for each other.  Help us to help you by keeping us in the loop. Whether you need someone to talk to, or groceries/medicine delivered or have a private pastoral matter to discuss, we are here for each other, even if we are not in the same room.

The Rabbinical Assembly's Committee on Jewish Law and Standards has published "Protect Your Family from Corona Virus" and has posted a Google doc with URLs to live-stream Shabbat services.

You may reach the PJC Executive Committee as follows:

David Haft, PJC President, at da.haft@live.com.

Andrea Rothberg, PJC Executive Vice President, at andrea.rothberg@icloud.com.

Mitchell Cepler, PJC Treasurer, at mcepler@gmail.com.

Lisa Neubardt, PJC Secretary, at 24norman@optonline.net.

Blood Donors Urgently Needed

New York Blood Center (NYBC) Urgently requests that healthy donors make appointments to help maintain the region's blood supply at this critical time.

Around 75% of our incoming blood supply was interrupted when schools, businesses and religious institutions closed due to the coronavirus outbreak. In response, they have increased capacity at their donor centers by extending hours and opening for extra days each week.  These modifications will provide controlled, safe environments for healthy donors.   In addition, the U.S. Surgeon General -- Dr. Jerome Adams -- encourages people to donate blood during the coronavirus crisis: "You'll feel good about it, and you'll be helping your country and community  during this crisis. And you might even save a life." https://youtu.be/qCDZLUl3ngA 

Healthy individuals are needed to step up and donate blood; it is vital for patients in need of life-saving blood transfusions!  The NYBC asks that you encourage colleagues, friends and the community to make an appointment donate blood if they are able.  Potential donors can:  

If  you have questions or need more information, here is a link to the NYBC website:  www.nybc.org/coronavirus.

Mon, July 13 2020 21 Tammuz 5780