Let’s Meet Rabbi Events

Dear Congregants,
 
With only 14 days to go until Rabbi Jeffrey Arnowitz’s first day as Senior Rabbi of Westchester Jewish Center (August 1), the Rabbinic Transition Committee wanted to bundle together the many opportunities to meet Rabbi Arnowitz over the first two months of his tenure. As you will see, a number of those events will also include opportunities to meet Tami Arnowitz. 
 
Rabbi Arnowitz has a goal of meeting as many of us as possible in the lead-up to the High Holidays, and it is our hope that we as a congregation will help him meet that objective—and we’ve worked closely with him to schedule a range of opportunities. 
 

Religious Services

Beginning Friday, August 2, Rabbi Arnowitz will be leading Shabbat services on Friday nights and Saturday mornings. There will be opportunities to chat with him during kiddush, and to see him in our more relaxed, summer davening format. You will also be able to catch Rabbi Arnowitz at our regular minyans (7:00am and 7:30pm on weekdays; 8:30am and 7:30pm on Sundays.)
 

Larger Gatherings

August 1 from 8:00 to 9:30pm
Wine & Cheese (And Beer)
Come join Rabbi Arnowitz and the Rabbinic Transition Committee on the WJC Patio (outside the Chapel) as we toast his first day as our Senior Rabbi, whether with a glass of wine or a bottle of beer.
 
August 14 from 7:00 to 9:00pm
Sangria and Salutations, A Sisterhood Welcome to Tami Arnowitz
Home of Kate Waisman: 6A Pryer Lane, Larchmont, NY 10538
Celebrate Summer as we welcome Tami Arnowitz to our WJC Family! Join us for refreshments and camaraderie at the home of Kate Waisman, on her beautiful patio overlooking the Long Island Sound. All WJC women are invited to this free Sisterhood Event. Catch up with an old friend, make many more new friends!
 
September 8 from 4:00 to 6:00pm
Congregational and ECC BBQ
We invite all WJC and ECC families for a barbecue and craft beer tasting, as well as assorted games. Come to WJC and meet Rabbi and Tami Arnowitz, as well as their sons: Elijah, Simeon, Gabriel and Isaac.
 
September 15 from 10:00am to 12:00pm
First Day of Religious School
Rabbi Arnowitz will be meeting with Religious School parents. More details to follow!
 
September 22 from 7:30 to 10:00pm
Brotherhood Scotch and Study
More details to follow!
 
October 4 at 9:00am (After drop off)
Rabbi Arnowitz will mingle with ECC parents and also participate in the ECC Community Shabbat program.
 

Parlor Meetings

In addition to the events above, there will be a small number of parlor meetings taking place over the coming weeks in congregants’ homes. Space is limited and sign-ups are on a first-come, first-serve basis. Those interested should call the main office at 914-698-2960 for more information.
 
These are days of transition and renewal at WJC, and we look forward to all congregants being a part of this process.
 
Sincerely,
The Rabbinic Transition Committee
Susie Miller and Sarene Shanus, Co-Chairs
Veronica Hogasten
Jeff Lavine
Mia Mandel
Alynn Perl
Jacques Steinberg
Judy Zweig

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