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SAJE
Bi-Weekly Timely Topic Presentations followed by Lunch at CSR!
Mondays & Thursdays at 11:00 AM

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SAJE, Senior Activities in a Jewish Environment, is a unique opportunity for those in our community who are retired or who work part-time to participate in social and educational daytime activities.  The group meets Mondays and Thursdays at 11:00 AM and includes lunch after the program.  

 

Join us at CSR or on Zoom from September through June.  You are always welcome to bring a friend.  We look forward to seeing you!  Contact Brenda Wilkin for more information.  

 

SAJE is:

  • A Welcoming Program for Local Seniors

  • An Occasion To Hear Informed Speakers 

  • A Place To Enjoy Cultural Presentations

  • A Place To Learn Jewish Teaching and Ethics 

  • An Opportunity To Join Museum Tours With Friends

  • A Chance To Dine Around Family Style  

  • An Opportunity to Network with Your Friends and Neighbors  

Come and Join Us!

 

SAJE was founded in 2005 at Community Synagogue of Rye as a way for seniors ages 60 and above to enrich their participation in synagogue life.  SAJE has something for every member of CSR with topics ranging from travel, music, memoir writing, medicine, Israel, Jewish enrichment, world affairs, local government, book reviews, and much more.  All CSR members and non-members are welcome to attend SAJE programs and bring a friend. 

 

Do you have an area of expertise or hobby?   Have you taken a trip or read a book you’d like to share with SAJE? ​ SAJE encourages all CSR members and friends to be involved. If you are interested in participating to share a skill or interest, please reach out to Brenda Wilkin, SAJE Coordinator. 

Upcoming Dates

Monday, June 24 – Book Club with Barb Tankel

Nobody Will Tell You This But Me by Bess Kalb


Even after she left home for Hollywood, Emmy-nominated TV writer Bess Kalb saved every voicemail her grandmother Bobby Bell ever left her. Bobby was a force—irrepressible, glamorous, unapologetically opinionated. Bobby doted on Bess; Bess adored Bobby. Then, at ninety, Bobby died. But in this debut memoir, Bobby is speaking to Bess once more, in a voice as passionate as it ever was in life.
 
Recounting both family lore and family secrets, Bobby brings us four generations of indomitable women and the men who loved them. There’s Bobby’s mother, who traveled solo from Belarus to America in the 1880s to escape the pogroms, and Bess’s mother, a 1970s rebel who always fought against convention. But it was Bobby and Bess who always had the most powerful bond: Bobby her granddaughter’s fiercest supporter, giving Bess unequivocal love, even if sometimes of the toughest kind. Nobody Will Tell You This But Me marks the creation of a totally new, virtuosic form of memoir: a reconstruction of a beloved grandmother’s words and wisdom to tell her family’s story with equal parts poignancy and hilarity.

Thursday, June 27 – Hot Dogs with Len

This is an in-person opportunity to enjoy hot dogs and sides on the CSR outdoor patio hosted by Len August. Please email brendawilkin123@gmail.com that you will be joining this annual SAJE event to get together with friends.

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