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Jewish Heritage Month 2019


All events are open to the public and free of charge unless otherwise indicated. Kosher refreshments served. For information, contact Rabbi Dov Oliver at 845-574-4422 or doliver@sunyrockland.edu.

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March 2019

Judaic Silkscreen Art Workshop

Tuesday, March 26, 2019  •  12:15 - 1:30 pm
Cultural Arts Center, Atrium

A hands-on activity led by renowned pop artist Yitzchok Moully, whose work presents familiar Jewish images in a vibrant contemporary style. He will discuss the role of creativity in Judaism and help participants create their own piece of Jewish-themed artwork using the silkscreen printing method. www.moullyart.com


Cholent Cook-off

Thursday, March 28, 2019  •  12:15 - 1:30 pm
Student Union, Room 3114

In the Jewish version of Cupcake Wars, contestants vie for the title of Cholent Champ, with local celebrity judges casting their votes for the best cholent - the delicious stew traditionally cooked overnight for the Jewish Sabbath lunch. Tastings for all. Discover the significance and origin of this tasty traditional dish!

April 2019

“What Does Your Handwriting Say About You?”

Tuesday, April 2, 2019  •  12:15 - 1:30 pm
Technology Center, Ellipse

Graphology Workshop with Yaakov Rosenthal, Certified Graphologist, Life Coach, and author of, Unlock the Secret World of Teenagers Through Their Handwriting.

Handwriting reveals a person's inner being. An expert can recognize the essence and character of a person through their handwriting and can share helpful insights.


"Judaism & Sexuality: Let's Take a New Look," with Sex Therapist Dr. Bat Sheva Marcus

Thursday, April 4, 2019  •  12:15 - 1:30 pm
Technology Center, Ellipse

Bat Sheva Marcus, LCSW, MPh, PhD, is Clinical Director of Maze Women’s Sexual Health, one of the largest centers for women’s sexual health in the country. She is a frequent guest on television and radio, and lectures nationally and overseas on a wide variety of women’s issues.


Flatbush Girl presents: “Don't Post That! How to Use Social Media CORRECTLY to Make Money AND Change the World”

Thursday, April 11, 2019  •  12:15 - 1:30 pm
Technology Center, Ellipse

Social media can be used to troll, bully, or convey a fake sense of what true beauty and success looks like. Join us for an interactive and intimate conversation with social media sensation Adina Sash, aka FlatbushGirl, as she dissects social media as an engine of algorithms that can be hacked and utilized to enhance your career, grow your income, but most of all, to create positive change within your community and clientele.