Exciting International NY JICNY Events

Some exciting upcoming JICNY events – which generally include Shabbat dinners, lectures and classes, professional networking events, parties, day trips to the beach and whitewater rafting. To learn more about JICNY check out their website at www.jicny.com

Monday, Dec 10, 7pm – Special Chanukah Monday night Class and Lounge – Enjoy a snack, a drink and some Jewish Inspiration. Join us for a special Mon Night Chanukah class with yummy Chanukah treats.

Tuesday, Dec 11, 7:15pm: Sephardic Music Festival at Spanish-Portuguese Shul – In celebration of Hanukkah, we present an evening with two beautiful and festive sets showcasing the Sephardic musical tradition, in our majestic sanctuary. The annual Sephardic Music Festival is in its 8th year and we are proud to collaborate on this year’s event with the America-Israel Cultural Foundation and the American Sephardi Federation..

An artist in Morocco specializing in Judeo-Spanish music from the Sephardic diaspora will perform Jewish Maghreb in Haketía and Judeo-Arabic. Her performance will include humorus songs, epic poems, trance-like lullabies and synagogal prayers in Hebrew, Judeo-Arabic and Judeo-Spanish.

Wednesday, Dec 12, 8pm: JICNY Chanukah Party  – Join JICNY for our unique, upscale Chanukah party featuring specialty latkes and wines from around the world. Have some fun, some great wine and meet new people.

Friday, Dec 14, 6:30pm – Biggest Annual International Shabbat Chanukah Dinner: Join us for our annual and biggest International Shabbat Dinner at Congregation Shearith Israel. You will meet tons of new people, have some great food and wine and an amazing time! This evening includes services, a tour of the Synagogue and dinner.

Saturday, Dec 15, 11am: Couples Chanukah Shabbat Lunch – Join JICNY and Spanish-Portuguese Synagogue as we share a delicious holiday meal together with young couples and their families. The program includes a talk by Rabbi Soloveichik followed by kiddish luncheon, a gourmet dessert buffet and a Chanukah class with Rabbi Shalom Morris. There will be also be babysitting and Chanukah treats for kids! No charge, but please RSVP at events@jicny.com

JICNY is a volunteer driven 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization headquartered on the Upper West Side of New York. It provides International Jews in their 20’s and 30’s living in New York, a home away from home by bringing them together in a sophisticated, exciting and supportive community.

Event Honorees of JICNY have included Ronn Torossian of 5WPR for the outstanding community service award and Melanie Gordon for the dedication to Jewish life award.

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