April 12, 2019
Two rabbis, two equals, one synagogue
Orangetown Jewish Center’s Rabbis Craig Scheff and Paula Mack Drill talk about how they work and their families play together
There’s usually a hierarchy in shuls.
If a synagogue is big enough to have more than one clergyperson, there’s generally a senior rabbi, maybe an associate rabbi, and an assistant rabbi. Really big ones tend to have many rabbis on staff; some head education departments or work with young families. Interns are dispatched from rabbinical schools to learn as they work.
‘The Samuel Project’
Hal Linden plays Holocaust survivor in Rockland Film Festival
The Rockland Jewish Film Festival can thank director Steven Spielberg for the film “The Samuel Project,” which it will screen twice in the coming weeks.

The film tells the story of Samuel, a Holocaust survivor, played by “Barney Miller” star Hal Linden. Samuel tells his story to his grandson Eli, played by Disney Channel and Nickoledon star Ryan Ochoa, because Eli needs a subject for a school project
Reflections on an election on erev Pesach

The Jewish calendar is complicated enough. Holidays and holy days seem to flow one into the other, giving us barely any time to breathe.
Start planning for your seders
Many local shuls and institutions offer community Passover seders. These are the ones we’ve heard about so far. Check with them for last minute reservations.

Rockland hospice walk is May 5
United Hospice of Rockland is teaming up with Coldwell Banker Cares to host its 10th annual Walk to Remember and the 30th George Wodicka Hook Half Marathon, 5K, & Kid’s Fun Run, on Sunday, May 5, at Rockland Lake State Park in Congers at 8 a.m.

Rockland trip planned to see freight car at NY museum
A German-made World War II-era Model 2 freight car was installed outside the Museum of Jewish Heritage — A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in lower Manhattan as part of the travelling exhibition called “Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away.” 

Honoring Lillian Adler in Rockland
The Holocaust Museum & Center for Tolerance & Education, Israel Bonds, JCC Rockland, Rockland Jewish Family Service, and Women’s Philanthropy at Jewish Federation & Foundation of Rockland County will honor Lillian Adler, z”l at this year’s Women’s Philanthropy meeting on Sunday, May 19, at 10 a.m., at the Rockleigh.
JCC Rockland Hod Hasharon Teen Experience
Tuesday, Apr 9 - Thursday, Apr 18,
JCC Rockland, West Nyack
Sunday, Apr 14 , 9-11AM,
The Reform Temple of Rockland, Upper Nyack

Sunday, Apr 14 , 6-10PM,
Orangetown Jewish Center, Orangetown

Sunday, Apr 14 , 7:30PM,
Regal Cinemas, Nanuet

Monday, Apr 16 , 1:30PM,
Regal Cinemas, Nanuet

Tuesday, Apr 16, 5:45-9:45PM,
Beth Am Temple, Pearl River

Tuesday, Apr 16 , 7:30PM,
Regal Cinemas, Nanuet

Wednesday, Apr 17 , 7:30PM,
Regal Cinemas, Nanuet

Nanuet Hebrew Center 10th Annual 2nd Night of Passover Community Seder
Saturday, Apr 20 , 8:10-10:30PM,
Nanuet Hebrew Center, New City

Tuesday, Apr 23, 5:45-9:45PM,
Beth Am Temple, Pearl River

Tuesday, Apr 23 , 7:30PM,
Regal Cinemas, Nanuet

Tuesday, Apr 23 , 7:30PM,
Regal Cinemas, Nanuet

Wednesday, Apr 24 , 1:30PM,
Regal Cinemas, Nanuet

Wednesday, Apr 24 , 7:30PM,
Regal Cinemas, Nanuet

Community-Wide Yom HaShoah Commemoration
Sunday, Apr 28 , 5-7PM,
Monday, Apr 29 , 7:30PM,
Regal Cinemas, Nanuet

Tuesday, Apr 30 , 12:15-1:30PM,
Ellipse Technology Center at RCC, Suffern

Tuesday, Apr 30, 5:45-9:45PM,
Beth Am Temple, Pearl River

Tuesday, Apr 30 , 7:30PM,
Regal Cinemas, Nanuet

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