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New Year’s Day Gourmet Brunch

10:30am to 2pm, January 1, 2019

To ring in the New Year, Vassar Temple invites the congregation and your friends to join us at a New Year’s Day brunch at Vassar Temple.  Join us at the Temple, where you can relax and begin the New Year with good friends. The cost is $45 per person, $20 for children under 12, and children 2 and younger are free.

   The menu, which is subject to change, will include:

  • Bagel bar with Assorted Bagels, Cream Cheese, Butter, Jam, Lox, Tomatoes, Red Onion, and Capers
  • Assorted Fruit
  • Chopped Salad of Lettuce, Goat Cheese, Avocado, Dates, Red Onion and Olives in a Champagne Vinaigrette
  • Potato Salad with Lox, Horseradish and Crème Fraiche;
  • Blintzes and/or Waffles
  • Mushroom Ragu over Croissant with Fried Eggs
  • Frittata
  • Fish Chowder
  • Swordfish Stuffed with Parmesan, Breadcrumbs and Garlic in a White Wine and Mustard Reduction
  • Eggplant Parmesan
  • Assorted Bundt and Coffee Cakes; and
  • Juices, Coffee, and Mimosas

We hope you can all join us. Please RSVP to Cathy Bokor at cathy@bokorlang.com or 845-462-5862 by December 21st so we know how many to expect.

Upcoming Events

  1. Thu 13


    Dec 13 @ 10:00am - 11:00am
  2. Fri 14

    Shabbat Service

    Dec 14 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  3. Sat 15

    Torah Study

    Dec 15 @ 9:00am - 10:00am
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  5. Tue 18


    Dec 18 @ 10:00am - 11:00am
  6. Tue 18

    Chai Noon – Sisterhood

    Dec 18 @ 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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