Thursday, March 13, 2014

Annual LGBT Community Purim Party + Megillah Reading!!! 3/15/14

The 7th Annual Community-Wide LGBTQ PURIM Party and Megillah Reading
at the JCC Manhattan!!!

Dust off those costumes, and break out the groggers! 

Join over 300 friends, old and new, for our 7th Annual LGBTQ Community Purim Party and Megillah Reading, complete with appetizers, Hamantaschen, an OPEN BAR, costume contest and dance party!

Date: Saturday, March 15th 
Time: 8:30 PM Megillah Reading; 9:30 PM - 12:00 AM Party and Costume Contest
Cover: $15.00 ($10.00 for students at the door)
Location: The JCC in Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Ave. at 76th St, NYC

We begin the evening at 8:30 p.m. with a special traditional Megillah reading by members of our own community!

The festivities continue 9:30 p.m into the night with an OPEN BAR, dancing, yummy food, and a costume contest with prizes! 

Come for the Megillah, come for the dancing, or just come to fulfill the Mitzvah of getting so drunk that you can't tell the difference between Esther and Mordechai! 
...At this party that may be easier than you think!

OPEN BAR!!! (For those 21+)

This Event is open to the entire LGBTQ Jewish Community along with their friends, families and allies.

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Presented by JQY, the JCC Manhattan and Friday Night Lights

For more info or to volunteer (free admission) email:
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Interested in being a Gabbai at the Megillah reading? email:

Pre-registration is STRONGLY REQUESTED for this event. To pre-register click here:

March's JQY Meeting!!! 3/13/14

It's that time again!

What: March's JQY Meeting!

When: Thursday, March 13th, 8:30-10:30

Where: The Jewish Community Center in Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Ave.New York, NY 10023.

This month's topic: Orthodox & LGBT in Israel
With Special Guest Facilitator from Israel: Havruta, Hod, Gavra and Kamocha member, Yishai Moskovitch plus report on LGBT Jewish Trips to Israel by our very own members!
What is it like growing up frum and gay in Israel? How does the Israeli LGBT community differ from the LGBT Jewish community in NY? Come learn about all the different LGBT Orthodox organizations of Israel. 
Suggested donation: $3, and of course, we will be serving refreshments before, after, and during the meeting... :)

If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions for meeting
topics, or if you would like to lead a discussion for a certain topic
or month, feel free to Email me:

Hope to see you all there! This is a great opportunity for all the new
members to come down and meet everyone in person!