Coming Events

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Mark Your Calendar!

Coffee House  — Sunday, March 6

12th Annual FHJC Purim Carnival!– Sunday, March 20

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Cinematek Forest Hills Presents… He gets you what you need…not what you want

                           The Matchmaker A film by Avi Nesher

Arik, a teenage boy growing up in 1968 Haifa, gets a job working for Yankele Bride a matchmaker and mysterious Holocaust survivor, who has an office in back of a movie theater, that shows only love stories, run by a family of seven Romanian dwarves in the seedy area by the port . Yankele introduces Arik to a new world, and the disparate parts of Arik’s life collide in unexpected, often funny and very moving ways as he lives through a summer that changes him forever. Avi Nesher’s film mixes comedy with drama as it tells a coming-of-age story unlike any you’ve ever seen before. . Winner of 4 2010 Ophir (Israeli Academy) Awards (10 nominations) including Best Actor (Adir Miller), Best Actress (Maya Dagan) .

Saturday, March 26, 2016, 9:00 PM

Forest Hills Jewish Center 

106-66 Queens Blvd. Tickets: $10.00    

See this link for details: Ballad of the Weeping Spring

Let’s Rock ‘N Roll – Elvis Presley dance party –Cocktails, food & dancing to the sounds of the ‘50’s & ‘60’s, Saturday evening, January 9, 2016 at 7:30 PM here at FHJC. $54 per person. RSVP to Raffle with $3600 cash prize. Contact 718.263.7000 ext 203 for more information/ to enter.




Artist-in-Residence – November 19 – 22, 2015Mord1

Mark your calendar to join us for this rare opportunity to meet the world-renowned Jewish artist and calligrapher,  Mordechai Rosenstein, who will entertain and enlighten us throughout the weekend. Click here for more information.

Family Shabbat Dinner! Friday, November 13, 2015

Shabbat Dinner-Revised

Presented by United Parents. Join us at 5pm for a special Family Kabbalat Shabbat service, followed by dinner at 6pm. There will be a magician after dinner for children (ages 2-10 yrs). Adults – $20, Children (2-12) – $10. RSVP by November 9 to




Chesed Event – Clean Up at Silver Lake Cemetery. Sunday, November 8, 2015

Thank you to David Zipkowitz for coordinating this event and to our volunteers who worked so hard. This was a great way for FHJC to take part in Cheshvan, Jewish Social Action Month.

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Cantors Cabaret at Forest Hills Jewish Center! Sunday, November 1, 2015

An Eclectic concert of Israeli, Cantorial and American Favorites featuring Hazzan Henry Rosenblum with Cantor David Perper and Cantor Shira lIssek, and accompanied by Joyce Rosenzweig. Admission – Sponsor ($100, includes 1 ticket and listing in the event program, private reception), General Admission ($18), Children 16 and under ($10) Maximum $50 per family. RSVP to or call 718.263.7000 x203.cantors cabaret

United Parents hosted a Welcome Back Picnic in Cunningham Park on Sunday, September 20th for Religious School and Nursery School families. The event was so much fun!

On Monday, July 27, 2015, The Forest Hills Jewish Center had a Tennis Outing at the West Side Tennis Club. We thank all who helped to organize, participated and donated – it truly made for a successful and fun event!

Pictures of the event can be found here:

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