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January 2018

Purim Builds- Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday!

January 21 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Great Small Works, 69 9th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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Come once or many times to make the costumes, sets, puppets, props, and all the other physical objects in the Purim show. Lots to do, from basic skills-free crafting to intricate work to designing and inventing things! Kids welcome to contribute at builds, working alongside their grown-ups! And we’ll have child-care at specific builds, dates to be determined. From January 21 until Feb 25, every Sunday 1-6, Tuesday 1-9 and Wednesday 1-5:30 leading into the Ensemble meetings!   Note: To…

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Teach-In: Riverdale and the Caring Majority

January 21 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

 Join us in New York State Senator Jeff Klein's district in Riverdale, the Bronx, to learn about the exciting possibilities for changing how we receive and provide care in our state. We'll hear about a powerful and growing movement to reinvision what it could be like to age, have a disability, and provide care, paving a path forward and creating a model for the country. We'll discuss the unique impact and role Riverdale residents can play in Senator Klein's district…

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Purim Ensemble Meeting

January 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Great Small Works, 69 9th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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The annual JFREJ Purim Shpil, in cahoots with the Aftselakhis Spectacle Committee (scheduled for Saturday, March 10) — draws near once again and we are excited to welcome you to the process! Ensemble meetings are from January 17th till March 7 every Wednesday: Dinner and chat 6-7, work from 7–9:30 (and that is for real—this meeting starts and ends on time!) This is the weekly session whereby we create the show, rehearse during show week and get all kinds of ready to…

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Purim Builds- Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday!

January 28 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Great Small Works, 69 9th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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Come once or many times to make the costumes, sets, puppets, props, and all the other physical objects in the Purim show. Lots to do, from basic skills-free crafting to intricate work to designing and inventing things! Kids welcome to contribute at builds, working alongside their grown-ups! And we’ll have child-care at specific builds, dates to be determined. From January 21 until Feb 25, every Sunday 1-6, Tuesday 1-9 and Wednesday 1-5:30 leading into the Ensemble meetings!   Note: To…

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Caring Majority Campaign Meeting

January 31 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

 Help plan and implement our winter-spring strategy for the Caring Majority campaign, a movement of older New Yorkers, people with disabilities, family caregivers, and home care workers. What's on the horizon as our social safety net is threatened at the federal level? What path forward can New Yorkers pave as a model for demanding and shaping a Caring Economy? Join us to plan and take action so we can live and thrive with interdependence and dignity. RSVP at this link…

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Purim Ensemble Meeting

January 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Great Small Works, 69 9th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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The annual JFREJ Purim Shpil, in cahoots with the Aftselakhis Spectacle Committee (scheduled for Saturday, March 10) — draws near once again and we are excited to welcome you to the process! Ensemble meetings are from January 17th till March 7 every Wednesday: Dinner and chat 6-7, work from 7–9:30 (and that is for real—this meeting starts and ends on time!) This is the weekly session whereby we create the show, rehearse during show week and get all kinds of ready to…

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February 2018

Purim Builds- Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday!

February 4 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Great Small Works, 69 9th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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Come once or many times to make the costumes, sets, puppets, props, and all the other physical objects in the Purim show. Lots to do, from basic skills-free crafting to intricate work to designing and inventing things! Kids welcome to contribute at builds, working alongside their grown-ups! And we’ll have child-care at specific builds, dates to be determined. From January 21 until Feb 25, every Sunday 1-6, Tuesday 1-9 and Wednesday 1-5:30 leading into the Ensemble meetings!   Note: To…

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Screening United in Anger: A History of ACT UP

February 5 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

In the final part of JFREJ's Fall Direct Action Series, join us for a film screening and in depth conversation on the role of direct action, building off of the learning from the 4 previous workshop. United in Anger documents the beginnings of the AIDS activist movement and the relationship between social transformation and direct action. The night will include a community discussion of different strategies guiding direct action and how we plan to use action as a tool for…

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Purim Ensemble Meeting

February 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Great Small Works, 69 9th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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The annual JFREJ Purim Shpil, in cahoots with the Aftselakhis Spectacle Committee (scheduled for Saturday, March 10) — draws near once again and we are excited to welcome you to the process! Ensemble meetings are from January 17th till March 7 every Wednesday: Dinner and chat 6-7, work from 7–9:30 (and that is for real—this meeting starts and ends on time!) This is the weekly session whereby we create the show, rehearse during show week and get all kinds of ready to…

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Purim Builds- Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday!

February 11 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Great Small Works, 69 9th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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Come once or many times to make the costumes, sets, puppets, props, and all the other physical objects in the Purim show. Lots to do, from basic skills-free crafting to intricate work to designing and inventing things! Kids welcome to contribute at builds, working alongside their grown-ups! And we’ll have child-care at specific builds, dates to be determined. From January 21 until Feb 25, every Sunday 1-6, Tuesday 1-9 and Wednesday 1-5:30 leading into the Ensemble meetings!   Note: To…

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