What the Brownstone Means To Me…

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.

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Gateways Chanukah Retreat

A Festival of Lights and Knowledge: Nov 29-Dec 1, 2013 Chanukah is a celebration of the miracle of Jewish spiritual survival.  After millennia of attempts to assimilate us, whether through force or persuasion, we are still here.   But, it is not mere physical survival that we celebrate.  After all, the genes of the Egyptians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Persians and Greeks have also physically survived.  The miracle of Jewish survival is that we ...

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Summer at The Brownstone, NY: A review

Summer at The Brownstone was “sizzling” hot with activities.  Savvy young Jewish adults enjoyed the many networking events, relaxing Shabbat dinners, young professional schmoozes and classes, and, of course the exciting cultural events.  Boston University Alumni enjoyed a reunion of their campus Meor program, and hundreds of young professionals attended classes with David Lichtenstein, Chairman and CEO of The Lightstone Group; Andrew Suzman, Senior VP for Capital World Investors; and ...

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Yom Kippur In Israel

Join Gateways and the OU at the Jerusalem Gardens Hotel and Spa for an inspiring and meaningful Yom Kippur program led by Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb . The newly renovated Jerusalem Garden’s Hotel is a full service hotel and is now under supervision of OU Israel). Register now by emailing Reservations@Jerugardens.com or calling 02-655-8888. Click here for more information

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First time in New York, Valentin Yudashkin’s Rothko Collection

July 18, 2013, Russia’s most prominent fashion designer, Valentin Yudashkin will offer an in-depth fashion experience to Jewish College Students and Young Professionals at The Brownstone. Valentin’s press conference begins at 6 pm, followed by his master class and showing of his latest Rothko-inspired couture collection before a room full of enthusiastic Russian speaking students,  the Who’s Who of New York Russian Society and multinational politicos.  The event is hosted ...

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Gateways 15th Anniversary Benefit

Join us on March 7th, 2013 for our 15th Anniversary Benefit. Keynote speaker: Professor Alan Dershowitz. Guest of honor: Kevin Bermeister (City of Jerusalem Award); Honorary Chairmen: Sheldon Silver & Ido Aharoni. Young Leadership Award: Greg Gurevich. The event supports The Brownstone Experience – a new vibrant, cultural, educational, and social center for young Jews to gather, explore ideas, create community, and grow spiritually and intellectually. ...

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