Summer Calendar 2019


with Steve Rambam

Shabbat Memorial Day Weekend 
Saturday, May 25th, 
Shabbat Services – 10:00am 
Lecture and Kiddush Lunch - 11:30am
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Welcome Back Brunch

 In Support of Another Fabulous Season t CFJL

 Sunday, May 26th, 11:00am-1:00pm

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Curated by Dr Susan Pashman, a summer long series of courses in Kabbalah, Yiddish, Hebrew, memoir writing, stargazing, Challah baking, flower arranging, dance classes and much more.

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Ezra Gallery of the Hamptons
Located at Center for Jewish Life - Sag Harbor
24 Long Island Ave. Sag Harbor, NY 11963
(Across from the Sag Harbor Post Office)

Opening: Landscape Show “For Love of Nature”

Bertram Alper
Shain Bard
Sally Breen
Miriam Dougenis
Kimberly Goff
Edward Joseph
Bruce Lieberman
Eileen Dawn Skretch

June 2nd, 4-6:30pm
Gallery Open: Sunday, 10am-4pm and by appointment




Shabbat July 5-6th, the 3rd of Tammuz marks the 25th Yahrzeit of the Rabbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson. Join us for a special commemorative weekend highling the wisdom, impact and vision of the Rebbe on an individual and global scale.

The Rebbe’s Life - Friday, July 5th, 7:30pm, 2019

Drinks, Kabbalat Shabbat, Dinner followed by a lecture on the Rebbe's biography including extraordinary details of his early years.

Advice on Life - Shabbat, July 6th, 10:00am, 2019

Shabbat morning prayers followed by lecture on the Rebbe's Advice on Life culled from the myriads of meetings and correspondences between the Rebbe and people of all walks of life. Kiddush lunch will be served.

All are welcome and no affiliation necessary! RSVP at


A History of the Jews on the East End with Professor Karl Grossman

Saturday, July 13th

10:00am -- Shabbat Services

11:30am – Remarks by Professor Grossman

Followed by Kiddush Buffet Lunch


The Hamptons enjoys a vibrant Jewish community. However, this was not always the case. Join us for a fascinating lecture on the history of the Jewish community on the East End.

Karl Grossman, of Sag Harbor, is an award winning investigative journalist and full professor of journalism at the State University of New York/College at Old Westbury and a journalist long active on TV and opinion columns in print media.

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Biblical Archeology with Harvey Herbert, ESQ

Saturday, July 20th

10:00am -- Shabbat Services

11:30am – Remarks by Harvey Herbert, ESQ

Followed by Kiddush Buffet Lunch


Join us for fascinating lecture on the biblical narrative about the Exodus from Egypt and ancient Jewish settlement of the Land of Israel as they are brought to light by modern day archaeological finds.

Mr. Harvey Herbert is a leading collector of carved inscriptions from the First Temple period as well other priceless archaeological artifacts.


The Continuing Fight Over Holocaust Looted Art

with Owen Pell of White and Case

Saturday, July 27th

Shabbat Morning Service - 10:00am

Lecture by Mr. Pell - 11:30am

followed by Kiddush Lunch


The Nazi looting program was unparalleled in history, and ultimately touched over 20 million objects that included state property and private property, most of which belonged to Jews.   Join us for a fascinating lecture by Owen Pell of White & Case about his work in retrieving Nazi looted art and his proposal for creating a European title- clearing body to address claims to art looted from individuals during the Holocaust.

Mr. Owen Pell is a partner at White & Case LLP and has represented families seeking return of Nazi looted art. Mr. Pell is also President of the Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation.

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Opioid Update with Town of Southampton Police Chief Steven Skrynecki

Join us for an important update on the Opioid crisis and measures we can take to reverse the trend of drug overdose.

Shabbat, August 17th

10:00am -- Shabbat Services,

11:30am – Remarks by Chief Skynecki

Followed by Kiddush Buffet Lunch



Summer Cocktail Benefit

Join us for memorable evening celebrating summer & community. Please RSVP and donate towards our Tribute Journal. Your support will help us continue serving as a beacon of light, education, spirituality and Jewish culture that radiates brightly in the Hamptons and beyond!
Thank You