Engagement Committee

David Pinkowitz resize

Delivering Value and Meaning.  
Building a Culture of Philanthropy

The Engagement Committee develops and delivers free events for members
-- funded by donations, where necessary.  

For information, contact David Pinkowitz at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 631-491-5343.

Click here for URJ Guide to Engaging Congregants.
Click here for URJ Guide to Culture of Philanthropy.


2020 -- Free Events for Members  (funded by donations) (click link for details)

-- Apr 1  Impact of Covid-19 on Business  (Blansky, Pinkowitz)
-- Apr 20  Film about Indian-American Jewish Artist  (Pinkowitz)  
-- May 6  Kids and Social Media  (Mandell, Goldstein) (Adele Tongish) ***
-- May 11 Thrive in These Challenging Times  (Moskowitz, Fusco) (Holly Boxenhorn) *** 
-- May 18  Prayer 101 (Moskowitz, Pinkowitz) ***
-- Jun 9   Book Presentation “The Interpreter” by AJ Sidransky  (Moskowitz)
-- Jun 15  Israel Current Events  (Pinkowitz)    
-- Jun 18  Prophets & Writings  (Moskowitz)  
-- July 12  Dealing with Aging Parents (Steinberg, Hirsch) ***
-- July 20  Setting Up and Managing a Free Account for Zoom Video Meetings (Pinkowitz)
-- Aug 2 Family Movie Night Fundraiser (Mandel, Speelman)
-- Aug 17 Jewish Mysticism Video: Introduction to Kabbalah (Pinkowitz)
-- Sept 13 Dealing with Stress and Depression (Steinberg) (monthly)
-- Sept 13  Family Movie Night  (after BBQ) (Fundraiser)
-- Sept 21 Alan Morinis video on What is Mussar? (Pinkowitz)
-- Oct 3 Outdoor Wade Preston Concert (Fundraiser)
-- Oct 4 Walk and Talk Group (HHH Library Parking Lot) (Pinkowitz)
-- Oct 8 Zoom Users Group (Pinkowitz) (monthly)
-- Oct 19 Leonard Bernstein video on What Does Music Mean? (Pinkowitz)
-- Oct 25 Family Bingo (Fundraiser)
-- Nov 14 Comedy Night - Auction (Fundraiser)
-- December Latke and Vodka Tasting (Newman)
-- URJ: Small Group Initiatives (Pinkowitz, Moskowitz)***
-- Raising Children in Today's World (Newman)
-- Health & Nutrition (Dinnerman, Blaine)
-- Genealogy Group (Moskowitz, Hirsch) (Marge Goldin) ***
-- Dog Walking Outing (Appelbaum, Steinberg)
-- Parenting With Jewish Values (Moskowitz) ***
-- Prayer Lecture Series (Moskowitz, Pinkowitz) ***
-- Kids and Social Media #2 (Mandell) (Adele Tongish) ***
-- Friday Night Shabbat Experience (Mishkin, Moskowitz) ***
-- Masculinity in Today's World (Blansky, Pinkowitz)
-- Dealing with Antisemitism on Campus (Newman)
-- Developing Better Sleep Habits (Fusco)
-- Bereavement Issues (Moskowitz)
-- Craft Beer Tasting (Appelbaum, Hirsch) (Religious School/Nursery Families)
-- Sunday Couples Wine Tasting (Listening Campaign)
*** Candidate for Monthly Discussion Group