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.

Second Night Virtual Seder

Thursday, April 9 | 6:00PM
Community Seder with Union Temple and Congregation Beth Elohim

How is this Passover different from every other Passover? This one, we are going to spend together apart, distant and close, and as a community no matter what!

Join Union Temple’s Rabbi Stephanie Kolin, Rabbi Rachel Timoner and Cantor Josh Breitzer of Congregation Beth Elohim and all our friends at our virtual Seder.

Sign up now to claim your spot for our Virtual Second Night Seder (there are 300 slots available between our congregations).

Click HERE to RSVP and receive the Zoom information. Please sign up just ONCE per household.


Virtual Fridays @ 4

Join Us On Zoom
Register once for all sessions through 15
Once you register you will receive your Zoom link via email

Friday, April 10 | 4:00-5:00PM
Led by popular guitarist and singer Ora Fruchter, our Tot Shabbat is for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers—accompanied by an adult.

Everyone joins in singing, dancing, and storytelling to welcome Shabbat. There’s plenty of virtual challah, fruit, and grape juice to go around, too.

Virtual Shabbat Lunch & Shmooze

Virtual Shabbat Lunch & Shmooze

Saturday, April 11 | 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 through May 2.


Virtual Out of the Shabbox

Join Us On Zoom
Register once for all sessions through May 9
Once you register you will receive your Zoom link via email

Saturday, April 11 | 10:00-11:00AM | 17 Eastern Parkway, 4th Floor
Movement, Music and Storytelling with Amanda, Rachel, Steven, and Ben.

Out of the Shabbox, a cross-cultural, interfaith, interactive and free drop-in program for children up to age 5, uses movement, music, and storytelling to explore Shabbat themes such as peace and charity. Rachel Joravsky, Jewish educator and comedian, Stephen Figurasmithmusician and early childhood educator, Ben Rubin, a multi-talented composer and instrumentalist, and Amanda Miller, a movement teacher and storyteller, lead the group in song, dance and stories about the things we value and that unite us.

Introduction to Judaism: An Exploration for Curious Adults

7:30-9:30PM | First session: Wednesday, May 6 | on Zoom
Join this 20-session course on Jewish life, thought and practice.
The curriculum is designed to give you access to concepts, vocabulary and observances that are central to Judaism. Explore the holy and the historical, inherited texts and contemporary issues, rhythms of the calendar and of our lives in this seminar-style course.

Rabbi Sue Oren, Instructor and Coordinator.

This weekly class meets from 7:30-9:30PM, Wednesdays
The classes meet on Zoom
(pending pubic health advisability, classes will shift to meet in-person at East Midwood Jewish Center)

$425 course tuition plus $25 materials fee.
(early-bird discount available before April 22)

For registration & questions, contact Rabbi Sue Oren at introclass@earthlink.net
or 917-539-1334


This class is co-sponsored by:
Beloved, Brooklyn Heights Synagogue, B’ShERT: Beth Shalom v’Emeth Reform Temple, Congregation Mount Sinai, East Midwood Jewish Center, Flatbush Jewish Center, Kane Street Synagogue, Kolot Chayeinu/Voices of Our Lives,  Park Slope Jewish Center, Union Temple