Shabbat Shalom ~ June 27, 2015; 10 Tamuz 5755

106-06 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills, NY 11375     718 263 7000
   Rabbi Gerald C. Skolnik  ~  Hazzan Henry R. Rosenblum

Annual FHJC Tennis Outing at the West Side Club
Join us for a fantastic day of tennis, fun, food, drink, and friends, and help support our shul. Friends are welcome. Monday, July 27, 2015. Click here for the invitation:
or call the Deborah Gregor for more information 718 263 7000 x293

Minyan Club is having another cemetery haunt led by Jay Luger on Sunday June 28th.,  This time we will be visiting the grave of  the renowned Lubavitcher Rebbe, Menachem Mendel Shneerson as well as the grave sites of of five criminals, a boxer, and a baseball player.  Wear closed shoes as there may be some poison ivy in the vicinity. The trip will take place after morning minyan, weather permitting.  Breakfast served; transportation available.  $10 fee.

The high holiday mailing has gone out!
Please watch for the letter which includes information about high holiday seats, options for children, opportunities for commemoration, holiday greetings, and more. Member seats will be held until July 10, so please call the office as soon as possible to make your reservations.

On Tuesday, July 21 at 8 PM.
Gail Port will facilitate a book discussion about "The Art of Hearing Heartbeats" by Jan Philipp Sendker. $5 per person for Sisterhood members/spouses/partners: $8 others. RSVP to

Join us on Friday, July 31 for a Shabbat Evening Service and Picnic Dinner. There will be a Kabbalat Shabbat and Ma’ariv service at 6 PM followed by a make-your-own deli sandwich buffet. Space is limited so please RSVP by July 24.
Hazzan Henry Rosenblum would like to invite members of FHJC to join him and Susan on the

Cantors' Assembly Mission to Spain
next summer, July 3-14, 2016. The group will travel to Barcelona, Madrid and Seville, participating in concerts and ceremonies, hearing from scholars and lecturers, meeting with Jewish community leaders, and immersing into Spanish communities today, exploring history and Sephardic music heritage. Please be in touch with Hazzan soon so he will know of your interest and can answer questions. To read more about the trip, visit

If you love to sing... Then we'd love to hear from you! 


Nagilah, the FHJC Choral group, is now in its TENTH year! We sing a variety of Hebrew, Israeli and Jewish music. We meet on Sunday mornings after minyan and perform at a number of events during the year. 
For more information, contact: Heidi Nelson Rolnick at





























We record with sorrow the passing of Nina Mintzer,
beloved mother of Center member Jennie Badler.
May her memory
be a blessing.
Please join us for summer Shabbat services in the Heller Ballroom  Access to FHJC will be through the 69th Rd doors only.
Schedule of Services
Thursday, June 25
7 AM; 7:30 PM

Friday, June 26
 7 AM; 6:30 PM
Candles 8:13 PM

Saturday, June 27,
9 AM; 8:10 PM

Sunday, June 28, 8:20 AM; 8:10 PM

Monday, June 29 - Thursday, July 2,
7 AM; 7:30 PM 
Friday, July 3, 
 7 AM; 6:30 PM
Candles 8:12 PM

FHJC Kids Kong
for children from birth to 6 years old, invites you to join us every Shabbat morning at 10:45 am in M4 for a special parent-led service that includes singing, dancing, story time and of course, a Torah parade! Following services, everyone is invited to join us for Kiddush. Children must be accompanied by a parent, grandparent or caregiver.
Join the kids kong listserv by emailing


Junior Congregation
for children in grades 1-6 will be meeting throughout the summer in the
Little Synagogue at 10:30 AM.
Please join us.

Thank you to the Sisterhood of FHJC
for sponsoring Kid's Congregation and Junior Congregation Kiddush.

Calling All Center Members 
If you have not yet supported the
Torah Fund campaign, please give today. Every donation, in any amount, counts! For more information about how you may participate, please speak with Miriam Chait, Anise Parnes or Shirley Rossman Zucker. 
Thank You For Supporting The Torah Fund Campaign!

Turn  shopping trips into cash for our school. Look for the Box Tops logo on hundreds of products like Cheerios® and Kleenex® then clip and drop them off in the FHJC Office. Each one is worth 10¢ for our schools. For a complete list of products, go to
Questions? call Amy Manheim 917-742-3732 or Alyssa Pollack