3GNY Spring Happy Hour: May 17, 2017

Join 3GNY at our Spring Happy Hour. Connect with old friends and meet new people. The price of your ticket helps to fund WEDU, which trains grandchildren of survivors to compellingly share their family stories in school settings. With the survivor population dwindling, it’s even more critical for us to pass the stories on. We appreciate your support, and we look forward to seeing you.

Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Time: 6:30 – 9:30PM
Location: LeGrande at the Time Hotel
Address: 224 West 49th St., New York, NY
Ticket Price: $20 Donation to 3GNY

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3GNY’s Second Annual Yom HaShoah Commemoration Service

Hope everyone had a nice Passover!  We wanted to remind everyone to please RSVP to the 3GNY Yom HaShoah Commemoration Service to remember the 6 million Jews who perished during the Holocaust. The service will feature multiple 3G speakers, candlelighting, and recitation of names.

Date: April 24, 2017
Time: 7PM-9PM
Location: Stanton Street Shul, 180 Stanton St, New York, NY 10002

We ask that you please send photos of your family members that you would like to commemorate to 3gstories@3gnewyork.org. Photo submissions will be featured on a rotating loop throughout the service.

This is a free event, but we ask that you RSVP to reserve your spot.

Don’t forget to join the Facebook event and invite your friends.

WEDU Open Mic Night October 27th

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Did you just complete WEDU training and want to get your talk up on its feet?

Or maybe it’s been a while since you’ve spoken in a school and you want to brush up your presentation?

Or are you simply wondering what the heck all this WEDU stuff is about anyway?!?

Join 3GNY for a casual and super fun “open mic” night, where in a nonjudgmental, fun and relaxed environment you can have the opportunity to practice your talk or get a sense of what WEDU is all about.

We will have time for approximately 8-10 speakers, so please email wedu@3gnewyork.org once you’ve purchased your ticket if you want to speak.

Wine and Pizza will be served!*

Date: Thursday, October 27th7-9.30pm
Location: 555 West 23rd St, New York, NY
(between 10th and 11th Aves)
When you arrive ask the doorman to direct you to the common room for the 3G event.
Ticket Price: $10
*Kosher Dietary Laws observed

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3GStories Launch: November 2, 2016


3GNY is introducing @3GStories, a digital collection of memories and tributes to our grandparents who survived the Holocaust. 3GStories is our very own “Humans of New York” style Instagram and Facebook feed, with the goal to have enough submissions to upload a new photo weekly and build this to be a digital archive of Holocaust survivors and their stories.

Join us as we launch this exciting new initiative and to learn how you can contribute your family story.  We will be serving wine, cheese, and other snacks.

Date: Wednesday, November 2 at 7pm
Location: Cesar Showroom
Address: 50 West 23rd St., New York, NY
Ticket Price: $18, $25 after Oct. 30th
*Kosher Dietary Laws observed

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Please contact events@3gnewyork.org with any questions about events.

3GNY Hiking in Van Cortlandt Park


October 9th Hiking

Few New Yorkers realize that the 1,146 acre Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx also has some of the most challenging, beautiful, and famous hiking trails in the country. Described by the NY Times as a “mecca” that can make “the paved streets of the New York City Marathon look relatively tame,” the Van Cortlandt trails are also free and easy to get to. Join 3GNY as we hike a hilly, 3.1 mile trail in Van Cortlandt Park together. It will be a great chance to get some exercise outdoors and perhaps reflect on our High Holiday experiences as well. Afterwards, we’ll head up to nearby Riverdale for brunch at a Kosher cafe.

Date: Sunday October 9, 2016 9:30AM
Place: Van Cortlandt Park
Address: 6007 Broadway, New York, NY (in front of Burger King)
Directions: Take the 1 train to the last stop (242nd street). When you get off, walk north along Broadway for five minutes until you see the Burger King (6007 Broadway) on the west side of the street. We will assemble there and then walk into the park together. For those who are driving, street parking in the area is probably the best bet.
Bring: Comfortable walking or running shoes, bottle of water, and a snack.

Please RSVP to events@3gnewyork.org

September 16th Shabbat Dinner


3GNY Shabbat Dinner
Date: September 16, 2016 7:30PM
Everyone is welcome to come to services starting at 6:45PM
Place: Sixth Street Community Synagogue
Address: 325 East 6th St., New York, NY (between 1st and 2nd Ave)
Ticket Price: $40, $45 after Sept. 11th

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Kosher Dietary Laws Observed
You will be able to choose between chicken, fish or vegetarian.  If you have any more specific dietary restrictions please email events@3gnewyork.org

Special Guest Speaker: Seymour Kaplan

Seymour Kaplan, ‘76 was 17 years old when he left high school to enlist in military service during World War II. He was a machine gunner with the 692 Tank Destroyer Battalion attached to the 42nd Infantry Division. The conclusion of the war brought him to Dachau concentration camp, where at age 19, he served as a Yiddish interpreter. As such, Mr. Kaplan is one of the last living eyewitnesses to the realities of the Holocaust. After his discharge, Seymour returned home to start his own garment manufacturing company and attended evening classes at Brooklyn College, earning his BA, magna cum laude. Upon retirement from the garment industry he began a second career as a New York City Public Schools teacher. Mr. Kaplan’s lifelong mission has been to share firsthand details about his experiences at Dachau and he has spoken to numerous schools and organizations over the years. He is active with the National Alliance on Mental Illness and has been honored by NAMI, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, New York State Assemblywoman Helene Weinstein, New York City Councilman Lew Fidler, New York City Department of the Aging, and the Brooklyn College Alumni Association.

August 28th Hiking Trip


Join 3GNY for a trip to Wave Hill, one of New York’s oldest and most beautiful public gardens. Located on 24 acres in the Riverdale area overlooking the Hudson River, it has a beautiful array of gardens as well as extensive trails for hiking and running. After touring (or running) the grounds we will all get together for brunch at Moss Cafe, a new Kosher, farm-to-table cafe that recently opened up in Riverdale (and serves Stumptown coffee!)

Date: Sunday August 28, 2016 10:00AM
Place: Wave Hill
Address: West 249th St. and Independence Ave. (Front Gate)
Directions: https://www.wavehill.org/visit/directions/
Cost: $8 admission to Wave Hill. Brunch optional.

Please RSVP to events@3gnewyork.org

3GNY Summer Happy Hour

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3GNY invites you to kick off summer with a social Happy Hour.

Grab some drinks, food, and mingle with new and old friends.
RSVP recommended

Date: Tuesday, June 21st
Location: Distilled
211 West Broadway
Tribeca, New York
Price: Free, but RSVP recommended

Questions? Contact events@3gnewyork.org.

3GNY Spring Shabbat Dinner


Join the 3GNY community for its Spring Shabbat dinner at the Sutton Place Synagogue. Upon entering the lobby, you will notice the encased Torah scroll. This scroll (#1033) is one of over 1500 Torah scrolls that were gathered together in Prague from the synagogues of Bohemia and Moravia which were desolated by the Nazi official in charge of the Czech “Protectorate.” Its existence is witness to the “Eternity of Israel.” This Torah scroll has been assigned to Sutton Place Synagogue and is on permanent loan by the Memorial Scrolls Trust, London, England.

You are also invited to attend optional Shabbat services which begin at 6:15 PM.

Dinner is kosher.

Please email if there are any diestary restrictions.

Cost is $40 until 4/8/2015. $45 after.

Location: Sutton Place Synagogue
Address: 225 E 51st St, New York, NY (between 2nd and 3rd Ave)

Special Guest Speaker:
Lillian Berliner

Lillian Berliner was born in 1928 in Cluj, Romania. Her homeland was occupied by the Germans in 1944 and she was transported to Auschwitz with her family. She was liberated in Bergen Belsen in 1945 and came to the U.S. two years later as a war bride. Lillian is a widow with two married sons and two grandchildren. She lives in Queens, New York, and continues to inspire everyone who knows her with her optimism, light, love and perseverance.

Buy Tickets Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/3gny-spring-shabbat-dinner-4-15-2016-tickets-23722558812

Wine, Cheese and A Book, Please

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