Hazzan Dan Gross helps to create a festive vibe.
Hazzan Dan Gross helps to create a festive vibe. (Courtesy of JARC)

Despite the heat, it was a beautiful evening filled with delicious food, awesome music and, most importantly, camaraderie.

On Friday, Aug. 27, JARC held its annual Shabbat Cookout as an in-person gathering — safely and following COVID restrictions.

Despite the heat, it was a beautiful evening filled with delicious food, awesome music and, most importantly, camaraderie.

JARC thanks its volunteers, Rabbi Joey and Cantor Gross and the SQ3 Band. The event was sponsored by Jack Kaufman on behalf of the Ethel Hyman and Rose Kaplan Foundation. 

Volunteer Jenna Friedman helps serve meals during the cookout.
Volunteer Jenna Friedman helps serve meals during the cookout. Courtesy of JARC
Sponsor Jack Kaufman and JARC CEO Shaindle Braunstein
Sponsor Jack Kaufman and JARC CEO Shaindle Braunstein Courtesy of JARC
Julie gives a thumbs-up for the fun and food at the cookout.
Julie gives a thumbs-up for the fun and food at the cookout. Courtesy of JARC
Musical entertainment by the talented SQ3 Band
Musical entertainment by the talented SQ3 Band Courtesy of JARC
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