NCJC Kallah 2014

Scholar in Residence: Jane Eisner

Jane Eisner, Editor and Chief of The Forward

Jane Eisner is the Editor-in-Chief of the Jewish Daily Forward, America’s foremost national Jewish news organization. Online and in print, the Forward is the authoritative source of news, opinion, arts and culture in the Jewish world. Since Eisner joined the Forward in 2008, the publication has won numerous regional and national awards and her editorials have been repeatedly honored by the Society of Professional Journalists. Prior to her work with the Forward, Eisner held executive editorial and news positions at the Philadelphia Inquirer for 25 years, including stints as editorial page editor, syndicated columnist, City Hall bureau chief and foreign correspondent. She served as vice president of the National Constitution Center from 2006 to 2008, and has taught at Wesleyan University and the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of “Taking Back the Vote: Getting American Youth Involved in our Democracy.”

"Who Are We Now? Interpreting The Pew Study On Jewish Identity In America Today"

Friday, Jan. 24th 2014 at 6:30pm

47 Old Schoolhouse Road

New City, NY


Join us for Kabbalat Shabbat at 6:30 PM followed by dinner at 7:15.

Dinner is $18 per adult. Children 12 and under are $12.

You must RSVP by January 17 to attend the dinner. You can RSVP to the dinner right here:

Or call the office at 845-638-9600, your payment is your reservation.

The first lecture will begin after dinner, entitled: "What Did the Pew Survey Really Say?"

This will be an overview of the survey’s highlights, paying special attention to issues of identity, religious practice, attitudes towards Israel, and the next generation of American Jews.

Join us again on Shabbat morning for services at 9:00 AM. The second lecture will begin at 10:45 on "The Challenge to Conservative Judaism." The Pew statistics and the debate that has ensued, with regards to the future of the Conservative movement.

Following Kiddush Luncheon, we will have a Q&A session.

Please RSVP by January 17, 2014 by clicking here:

You may also call NCJC at 845-638-9600 to RSVP

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Schedule for Kallah

Friday Night

6:30: Kabbalat Shabbat

7:15: Shabbat Dinner

8:30: Lecture, "What Did the Pew Survey Really Say?"

9:30: Oneg Shabbat

Shabbat Morning

9:00: Shabbat Services

10:45: Lecture, "The Challenge to Conservative Judaism."

12:00: Kiddush Luncheon and Q&A