A Sparkling Wedding Miracle

This article was written by Nina Glick for the Jewish Link of New Jersey Photo by Three Star Photographers In this community, many have the good fortune of being invited...

2017-08-31

Special Artists Stun the Crowd

The “Art of Friendship” featuring original artwork created by the children and young adults of the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn was open this past Sunday. After many months of working...

2017-05-21

Parade Inclusive of Special Needs

On Sunday, May 14th, 2017 Jews worldwide celebrated Lag Baomer, a day celebrating the life and learning of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai and Rabbi Akiva. In Brooklyn, New York, a...

2017-05-14

Capturing the Perfect Image

Photographer Chaim Perl led an art workshop for boys of the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn, who each created visual masterpieces of their own. Chaim Perl stepped out from behind his...

2017-05-10

Friendship Circle Hosts Networking Night

Parents and caregivers of individuals with special needs gathered to listen, learn and be inspired at the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn’s Networking Night. Round table workshops are the new and...

2017-05-07

Show to Feature Silkscreen Art

Children of the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn have created a colorful Aleph Bais Collection of silk screen art, to be showcased at the Art of Friendship Gallery event. The “ooh’s”...

2017-05-03

FC Volunteers Shown Appreciation

170 girls and their proud mothers came together at the JCM last week to salute the work and dedication of the volunteers this past year. The guests were welcomed with...

2017-05-02

FC Young Adults Learn Photography

Leading photographer Chana Blumes gave a hands on workshop for young adults with special needs in preparation for the Friendship Circle’s annual Art of Friendship “Gallery and Gala” event. Coming...

2017-04-27

Night Out for FC Parents

As far as super-parents go, the Friendship Circle parent body tops the list. As part of their ongoing mission to offer respite to their parents, the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn...

2017-03-21

FC Celebrates ‘Purim in Asia’

Children with special needs and their families, really did have a joyous Purim this year. The Friendship Circle of Brooklyn hosted its annual Purim Party on Sunday morning with over...

2017-03-12

Volunteers Night on the Town

Volunteers for the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn gathered for an evening of fun and inspiration enjoying food and a game show. This week our volunteers joined together for an evening...

2017-02-08

Friendship Circle Puts on Recital

A winter Motzei Shabbos may seem to drag on and on, but for a group of young woman with special needs, it never seemed long enough. The Friendship Circle of...

2017-01-21

French Twins Entertain FC Party

Children with special needs and their families gathered for the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn’s annual Chanukah celebration with the Twins from France. Children with special needs and their families gathered...

2016-12-25

FC Brooklyn Joins For Farbrengen

The boys division of the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn got together to celebrate the auspicious month of Kislev with a Farbrengen and pre-Chanukah Party. The program opened with a two...

2016-12-11

Menorah Workshop at Home Depot

Last Sunday, the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn’s Menorah Building workshop at the Home Depot was filled to capacity with over 150 in attendance. The Home Depot on Hamilton Avenue closed...

2016-12-11

Bochurim Kick Off Volunteering

Local Bochurim have given up the one hour a week of what they have for “themselves” and are volunteering for the Friendship Circle. The Friendship Circle’s Boy’s division – Boys...

2016-11-10

Levi’s Bar Mitzvah With His Family

The Friendship Circle of Brooklyn recently celebrated the Bar Mitzvah of a family member. Levi, who is a proud member of FC and joins the weekly Shabbos Minyan, recently had...

2016-10-13

FC Volunteers Kick Off Year

300 Crown Heights high school girls gathered for their annual Friendship Circle volunteer kickoff event. Only a week into the school year, close to 300 Crown Heights high school girls...

2016-10-05

Special Art Shows in Crown Heights

Hundreds attended the Art of Friendship gallery event by the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn Sunday, viewing original art created by children with special needs. The “Art of Friendship” featuring original...

2016-06-21

Mom’s Enjoy Night Out in Brooklyn

Mothers of children with special needs in Crown Heights were treated to a night out in the town with food, fun and music. The Friendship Circle of Brooklyn treated their...

2016-06-09

Friendship Circle’s Lag Baomer Fun

Lag Baomer was celebrated with two highly-energized programs at the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn. Lag Baomer was celebrated with two highly-energized programs at the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn. The Young...

2016-05-31

Boys Create Mosaics with Muchnik

Ahead of their upcoming Art Show, boys of the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn participated in a Mosiac Workshop with renowned Chassidic artist Michoel Muchnik. At the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn,...

2016-05-30

Show to Feature Watercolor Art

The Friendship Circle’s Art of Friendship gallery event will once again feature the craft of water-coloring by award winning artist Mrs. Estee Schneerson. The “ooh’s” and “aaah’s” at last years...

2016-05-22

FC Volunteers Thanked at Event

170 volunteers of the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn gathered with their proud mothers for an end of year appreciation event. 170 volunteers of the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn gathered with...

2016-05-17

Art Show Gala to Display Ceramics

This year’s Friendship Circle’s Art Show Gala will feature both art and ceramic pieces created by children with special needs. Coming off of last year’s tremendously successful “Gallery and Gala”,...

2016-05-12

Joyous Purim Under the Sea

120 children, siblings and parents attended a joyful Purim party at the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn. Children with special needs and their families, really did have a joyous Purim this...

2016-03-24

Friendship Circle Open Mic Night

Boys of the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn danced away at an open mic night in celebrating the joyous month of Adar II. The YAD – Boys of the Friendship Circle...

2016-03-09

Volunteers Treated to Night Out

Volunteers of the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn were treated to a night out with a Pizza Parlor and inspiring words from those impacted by the organization. This week the Friendship...

2016-03-08

Unity Hahkel at the Friendship Circle

Friendship Circle of Brooklyn families gathered for a special Hakhel unity event with Mitzvah Boulevard characters and renowned storyteller Yitzi Erps. Friendship Circle of Brooklyn families joined together for an...

2016-02-27

Parents Treated to Comedy Night

Parents of children with special needs in Crown Heights enjoyed an hilarious comedy evening with delicious food and music. As far as super-parents go, the Friendship Circle parent body tops...

2016-02-16

Friendship Circle Marks Yud Shvat

The Boys Division of Friendship Circle of Brooklyn gathered for a special Farbrengen in honor of Yud Shvat. The boys division of the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn, which includes boys...

2016-01-17

Zumba Recital at The Friendship Circle

A winter Motzei Shabbos may seem to drag on and on, but for a group of young woman with special needs, it never seemed long enough. The Friendship Circle of...

2016-01-16

Winter Camp Fun For Special Kids

While many in the Frum community may not have taken notice, there are many that have been off these past two weeks. For children with special needs who are off...

Seasonal

2015-12-31

A Special Time For Siblings

New for this year, the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn held the Sib’s Circle kickoff event. At Sibs Circle, siblings of children with special needs get together for their own special...

SiblingsSpotlights

2015-11-12

Veteran’s Day at PacPlex

While many in the religious community may not have taken notice, many public and Well, the The Friendship Circle of Brooklyn treated a group of children with special needs for an...

Seasonal

2015-11-11

Zumba Recital at Friendship Circle

Teens and Twenties at the Friendship Circle of Crown Heights put on a Zumba recital for volunteers and proud parents. A winter Motzei Shabbos may seem to drag on and...

YAD Girls

2014-01-28

Friendship Circle Marks Yud Shvat

The Friendship Circle of Brooklyn hosted a grand Yud Shvat Farbrengen for its Boys Divison with speaker Rabbi Chaim Majesky. The Friendship Circle of Brooklyn, under the direction of RabbiBerel and Chani Majesky,...

YAD Boys

2014-01-14

Special Needs Attend Winter Camp

The Friendship Circle of Brooklyn held a Winter Camp for children with special needs who have time off from school. While most children may still be in school, there are...

Seasonal

2014-01-01

An exciting new Zumba class in Crown Heights will be geared for young women with special needs.

This winter, the long Motzei Shabbosim will no longer be a drag for young ladies with special needs in Brooklyn. For the first time ever, the Teens & Twenties division...

YAD Girls

2013-11-12