Union for Reform Judaism Member Congregation

Upcoming Events

This is a listing of featured events of interest to all. To find out about services, meetings, other UT events, or  office closings, visit our Calendar. If you have questions about or want to register for an event call the UT office at 718 638 7600 ext 1 or Contact Us.

Virtual Shabbat Lunch & Shmooze

Virtual Shabbat Lunch & Shmooze

Saturdays in 2021 | 1:30-2:30PM

Come sit at our virtual table and join us for lunch and conversation.
Bring your lunch to our Zoom room and just sit and talk a bit. Check in. See how everyone is holding up, look at each other and remember we are not alone.

Hosted by members of our UT community.

Register to Lunch, Learn, and Interact Here.

Once you register you will receive your Zoom link via email.

Register once for all our Shmooze lunches.


Martin Luther King Weekend 2021

MLK Weekend with Congregation Beth Elohim

Friday, January 15 | 6:30PM | Zoom
Friday night service hosted by CBE with special guest speaker Reverend David F. Telfort. Rev. Telfort serves as the pastor of Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.

Click HERE to join the service

Monday, January 18 | 7:00PM | Zoom
CBE member Meryl Schwartz presents Race and Wrongful Conviction: What innocence reveals about racism in the criminal justice system

Meryl Schwartz has been an advocate for justice reform for over thirty years, most recently in a leadership role with the Innocence Project.

Click HERE to RSVP and receive the Zoom link.

This year Repair the World’s programming will include in-service small-group projects, remote projects, and virtual programs.

Click HERE to view all the volunteering options.


Monsters in the Talmud: An Adult Education Class with Student Rabbi-Educator Joshua Gischner

Tuesday, January 26 | 7:00PM | Zoom

Join Josh for a spirited text study about some of the more famous monsters of Jewish Tradition. This class will use both chevruta (small group) learning and group study to explore demons and sea monsters.

Please note, to fully participate you will need to join from a computer or other similar device that can both access Zoom and edit Google Drive documents for a meaningful activity. (Any computer that can open a web browser should be perfect!)

Click HERE to register for the January 26 class..

Josh Gischner (he/him) is in his sixth and final year of seminary at the Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion where he is studying to be a Jewish Educator and a Rabbi. Josh believes that there is more than one way to act Jewish, to look Jewish, and to “do” Jewish. He loves supporting children and adults in making their dreams come true, helping them see their true creative potential and part in building a better world with love. Josh lives in Brooklyn with his partner Rachel and with his pet parrot Charlie.