Building a Global Jewish Community in NYC

Every day, the Brownstone is home to young Jews who seek meaningful ways to become involved in Jewish life. Whether the person’s interest is strengthening Jewish identity, forming a deeper connection to Israel, developing community or engaging in Tikun Olam, The Brownstone’s Menu of Programs is diverse enough to fulfill their need. Highlights of The Brownstone’s Summer Programs, underscore our efforts in fostering Global Connectedness through collaboration with a range of ...

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Adopt A Brick

Adopt-A-Brick: Building Jewish Unity, Community and Leadership

The Brownstone Experience's New Adopt-A-Brick Campaign will help meet its demand for greater learning initiatives to serve the 50,000 eighteen to thirty-five year olds and 12.500 plus students who live in close proximity to The Brownstone. Presently, its Young Professionals, Student, Israeli, and Russian-American Divisions host exciting and meaningful programs that run the gamut from residential New York trips, Leadership and Israel Advocacy Initiatives, Alumni and Networking programs to Shabbat ...

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Support Gateways with Amazon Smile

The well-known store Amazon.com has started a new initiative called AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile is an easy and convenient way for you to support Gateways’ vital work every time you shop, at no cost to you. By clicking on the link below you will automatically enable the Gateways Organization to receive 0.5% of the purchase price of many items in their store. As you know, Gateways is an organization whose mission is to nurture ...

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Where do Savvy New Yorkers Go?

The Brownstone is gaining traction as the go-to address for savvy young Jewish adults.  Its unique space encourages networking, learning, schmoozing and noshing as witnessed by a host of recent events.  Each day, the building buzzes with an energy and excitement felt from the ground floor kitchen and dining spaces all the way to the Rooftop terrace!  Recent contributors include:  Boston Alumni Meor’s Reunion, a young professionals Shabbat dinner, Birthright’s marketing ...

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Getting Connected

Connections, the Singles Division of Gateways, is opening eyes, minds, and hearts through its innovative programming, sensitive shadchanim, and proven methods of success. More than 200 singles met with different shadchanim at our Pesach and Shavuot retreats.  Throughout the two days of Shavuot, singles formed new connections through enjoyable round table ‘single and mingle” events.  To date, 6 couples are engaged and many more couples who met at these events ...

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The Brownstone Buzz

The past three months have been action packed at The Brownstone with exciting events for the young professional, collegiate, Israeli and Russian divisions. In addition to a wide range of daily classes, reunions and networking events, The Brownstone hosted several international immersion leadership retreats. Four 7-10 day Metro trips inspired hundreds of students and young professionals from France, Russian and Argentina. Thirty-three young Jewish activists from St. Petersburg participated in ...

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Gateways Jerusalem Retreats

Gateways has partnered with the new Jerusalem Gardens Hotel and Spa (formerly the Leonardo Inn).  This alliance will enable us to run a myriad of unique educational and social programs and retreats that range from forums on contemporary issues, Jewish thought, relationships, and parenting to inspirational Shabbat and Jewish holiday programming. Click here to visit the Jerusalem Retreats page.

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Brownstone Russian Initiative – JDC Seminar for the FSU Jewish Educators

Russian Initiative of the Brownstone together with the American Joint Distribution Committee organized a week long seminar in May of 2012th. Nine young Jewish professional educators from Moscow, St.Petersburgh, Tyumen, Kiev, Kharkov, Odessa, Lugansk and Kishinev took part in the program. The program was designed to deliver maximum of professional information to the participants in order to arm them with the knowledge of the most innovative ideas in informal Jewish ...

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