Welcome to Hillcrest Jewish Center

A landmark Conservative synagogue serving Queens, Hillcrest seeks to foster a love of Judaism and inspire acts of “Tikkun Olam” -- making the world a better place.

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Featured Events

ADULT EDUCATION
Sunday, January 25, 2015 - 10:00am

Harbin, China and The Jewish People

 Directly from Harbin, Northeast China Heilongjian University, we welcome highly well recognized Professor Dan Ben-Canaan.

 Discover the true story you never knew!

 

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Lunch and Learn Mishnah and Neshama The Best Teaching of the Mishnah for our Souls With Uri Romano
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 12:00pm, Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 12:00pm, Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 12:00pm, Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 12:00pm, Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 12:00pm, Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 12:00pm, Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 12:00pm, Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 12:00pm

Bring your own kosher lunch (parve or dairy)and join Uri Romano for an exciting text study experience. Each week we will study a couple of chapters of difference tractates of the Mishanah looking in these ancient text for new meaning of our daily life.

Wednesdays, January 7, 14, 28 & February 4, 11, 18 and 25

at 12:00 PM

Please let us know if you are coming so we can plan accordingly.

RSVP at 718-380-4145 or email shaneathillcrestjc [dot] org

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8 Classes. 8 Thinkers. 8 Texts. From the Roots With Uri Romano
Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 7:30pm, Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 7:30pm, Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 7:30pm, Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 7:30pm, Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 7:30pm, Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 7:30pm, Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 7:30pm, Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 7:30pm

From Maimonides to David Hartmann and from Judah Halevi to Abraham J. Heschel. Join us as we explore the contributions of eight of the most important Jewish thinkers of all times. Each session we will focus on a different thinker while learning about his life and reading his writings.

Thursdays, January 8, 15, 22, 29 &

February 5, 12, 19 and 26.

At 7:30 PM

 

Please RSVP so we can plan accordingly 718-380-4145

or email shaneathillcrestjc [dot] org

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Talmud on One Foot Saturdays Between Mincha and Ma'ariv
Saturday, January 3, 2015 - 4:00pm, Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 4:00pm, Saturday, January 17, 2015 - 4:00pm, Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 4:00pm, Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 4:00pm, Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 4:00pm, Saturday, February 14, 2015 - 4:00pm, Saturday, February 21, 2015 - 4:00pm, Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 4:00pm

Join us between Mincha and Maariv on Shabbat afternoon as we explore fascinating sugyot (teaching sections) and stories from the Babylonian Talmud.

 

Saturdays, January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

and February 7, 14, 21 and 28

 (Between Mincha and Ma’ariv)

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MEN'S CLUB
Sunday, February 1, 2015 - 8:15am

World Wide Wrap

Let us know if you need tefillin.

WRAP UP WITH GOD, THEN, LET'S HAVE A BEGEL..

 

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Lunch and Learn Mishnah and Neshama The Best Teaching of the Mishnah for our Souls With Uri Romano
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 12:00pm, Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 12:00pm, Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 12:00pm, Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 12:00pm, Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 12:00pm, Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 12:00pm, Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 12:00pm, Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 12:00pm

Bring your own kosher lunch (parve or dairy)and join Uri Romano for an exciting text study experience. Each week we will study a couple of chapters of difference tractates of the Mishanah looking in these ancient text for new meaning of our daily life.

Wednesdays, January 7, 14, 28 & February 4, 11, 18 and 25

at 12:00 PM

Please let us know if you are coming so we can plan accordingly.

RSVP at 718-380-4145 or email shaneathillcrestjc [dot] org

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A Year of Torah Special Program for Tu B’Shevat with Uri Romano Torah: Tree of Life
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 7:30pm

During Tu B’Shevat we celebrate the New Year of the trees, the rebirth of nature. What does the Torah tell us about ecology? We invite you to learn about the ancient values of our people on our environment.

Please let us know if you are coming so we can plan accordingly.

RSVP @ 718-380-4145 or shaneathillcrestjc [dot] org

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8 Classes. 8 Thinkers. 8 Texts. From the Roots With Uri Romano
Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 7:30pm, Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 7:30pm, Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 7:30pm, Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 7:30pm, Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 7:30pm, Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 7:30pm, Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 7:30pm, Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 7:30pm

From Maimonides to David Hartmann and from Judah Halevi to Abraham J. Heschel. Join us as we explore the contributions of eight of the most important Jewish thinkers of all times. Each session we will focus on a different thinker while learning about his life and reading his writings.

Thursdays, January 8, 15, 22, 29 &

February 5, 12, 19 and 26.

At 7:30 PM

 

Please RSVP so we can plan accordingly 718-380-4145

or email shaneathillcrestjc [dot] org

Click to View Flyer

Talmud on One Foot Saturdays Between Mincha and Ma'ariv
Saturday, January 3, 2015 - 4:00pm, Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 4:00pm, Saturday, January 17, 2015 - 4:00pm, Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 4:00pm, Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 4:00pm, Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 4:00pm, Saturday, February 14, 2015 - 4:00pm, Saturday, February 21, 2015 - 4:00pm, Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 4:00pm

Join us between Mincha and Maariv on Shabbat afternoon as we explore fascinating sugyot (teaching sections) and stories from the Babylonian Talmud.

 

Saturdays, January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

and February 7, 14, 21 and 28

 (Between Mincha and Ma’ariv)

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YOUTH & FAMILY
Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 7:30pm