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Experience the Benefits of Online Dance with Elijah Alhadji Gibson
Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Instructor Elijah Alhadji Gibson will lead two virtual dance classes, Contemporary and Jazz/Funk, presented by the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston (the J), beginning on Monday, October 12. These online classes can be enjoyed from the comfort of one’s own home.

 
Virtual Jewish Book & Arts Festival Brings Best-Selling Authors 
Tuesday, September 29, 2020

A star-studded line-up of celebrity memoirs, international authors, debut novelists and children and parenting experts encompass the 48th annual Ann and Stephen Kaufman Jewish Book & Arts Festival, brought to the community by the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston (the J). The festival runs November 1-22 and kicks off on Sunday, November 1 at 7:30 p.m. with a talk from Max Brooks, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of World War Z and son of Mel Brooks and Anne Bancrofton his Bigfoot thriller Devolution. 

 
Famed Shoe Designer Headlines October Virtual Author Series, Authors In Conversation @ Home
Tuesday, September 15, 2020

You may know Steve Madden’s name and his shoes. But do you know his story? 

The Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center (the J) will continue its new virtual series, Authors in Conversation @ Home this month featuring three prominent authors including famed shoe designer Steve Madden in conversation with Holly Firfer, CNN journalist on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 7:00 p.m

 
Online Art Classes for Adults
Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Now aspiring artists can learn to paint, draw, hand build pottery, create mosaics, and much more from the comfort of their own home with quality, online instructors and art classes. The Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center’s (the J) fall session of classes begins this month.

 
The J Announces its 2020 Virtual Community Read
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

The Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston has announced its Virtual Community Read, a shared literary experience for book clubs and individual readers, for the Ann and Stephen Kaufman Jewish Book & Arts Festival, November 1-22, 2020. Author Esther Amini will be speaking on her debut book, Concealed: Memoir of a Jewish-Iranian Daughter Caught Between the Chador and America, on Monday, November 9 at 7:30 PM. The J is calling for book clubs around the city to join the event by reading Concealed this fall.

 
Houston Food Advocate Kicks Off Virtual Author Series, Authors in Conversation @ Home
Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Most parents want to raise healthy eaters. Then the world intervenes. The Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston (the J) will kick off its new virtual series, Authors in Conversation @ Home on September 3, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. with Houston’s own writer and food advocate, Bettina Elias Siegel. The conversation will be led by Zibby Owens, the host of the award-winning podcast Moms Don’t Have Time to Read. 

 
Meals on Wheels Seeks Volunteers for Deliveries
Tuesday, August 4, 2020

On March 13, 2020 when the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center decided to keep the community safe by shutting down most programs on campus, the Meals on Wheels team quickly changed its protocols so that the 400 plus homebound seniors in our community would not miss a meal.  

 
Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center Announces The Sherry and Gerald Merfish and Family Matching Gift Program Supporting Our New J
Tuesday, July 28, 2020

The Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center is pleased to announce the Sherry and Gerald Merfish and Family Matching Gift Program to continue momentum towards Our New J, the renovation and expansion project announced in February. The family has agreed to a $2-to-$1 match of any pledged commitment of $10,000 to $250,000 that is made by Labor Day. 

 
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