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Jan 21, 2019
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Jan 21, 2019
Tu BiShvat
Jan

6 2019

Beracha Fiesta

3:30PM - 5:00PM  

Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy/ Rae Kushner Yeshiva
110 South Orange Avenue
Livingston, NJ

Beracha Fiesta at the Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy for all current and prospective Early Childhood aged children.

Jan

7 2019

Yama Platform Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Yama Platform Meeting

Jan

7 2019

Jan

8 2019

Tuesday Lunch & Learn- Comparative Judaism: Four Denominations

12:00PM - 1:15PM  

Michal Levine
208 Summit Ave.
Summit, NJ 07052

Join Rabbi Gershon and three of his rabbinic colleagues as they teach us about their respective Judaic denominations.…

Jan

8 2019

Negba Platform Meeting

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

Negba Platform Meeting

Jan

9 2019

Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest Board of Trustees Meeting

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

Alex Aidekman Family Jewish Community Campus
901 Route 10
Whippany, NJ 07981

Dinner will be at 6 p.m. Meetings begin promptly at 6:30 p.m.

Jan

9 2019

Moms’ Support Group (Shapiro)

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ

Moms’ Support Group (Shapiro)
JCC MetroWest, 760 Northfield Avenue, West Orange,
Shapiro Conference Room, 7:30-9pm…

Jan

9 2019

evening with an author

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

evening with an Author for parents of Early Childhood aged children.

Jan

10 2019

Jewish Federation of GMW Board Governance Committee

9:00AM - 10:00AM  

Alex Aidekman Family Jewish Community Campus
901 Route 10
Whippany, NJ 07981

Jewish Federation of GMW Board Governance Committee

Jan

10 2019

Peoplehood Workshop

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

Peoplehood Workshop

Jan

10 2019

JCF Ner Tamid-Legacy Advisory Group Meeting

6:30PM - 8:30PM  

debra levenstein
Jewish Community Foundation
901 Route 10 E
Whippany, NJ 07981

Planning and Advisory group for NTS and Legacy gifts to benefit the UJA annual campaign.

Jan

10 2019

Friendship Circle: Cocktail Night

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

LifeTown
10 Microlab Rd.
Livingston , NJ 07309

Cocktail Night

 

Jan

11 2019

Shabbat in Harmony

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Michal Levine
Congregation Beth Hatikvah
36 Chatham Road
Summit, NJ 07901

Join Temple Sinai and Congregation Beth HaTikvah to hear from Mark Hetfield, President and CEO of HIAS. Mr. Hetfield …

Jan

13 2019

2019 YM-YWHA Raffle Gala and Ad Journal YM-YWHA of Union County

12:00AM  

YM-YWHA of Union County
501 Green Lane
Union, NJ 07083

Annual "Y" Raffle Gala and Ad Journal

Jan

13 2019

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Jan

15 2019

International Lion of Judah Conference

location:Hollywood, Florida
Contact: Susan Ferber
Paid Event

Jan

13 2019

Morristown Jewish Center Kicks Off It's 120th Anniversary Celebration

10:00AM - 11:45AM  

Morristown Jewish Center Beit Yisrael
177 Speedwell Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960

Join us as MJCBY celebrates their 120th anniversary with a lecture by Linda Forgosh, executive director and curator o…

Jan

13 2019

Peppi Glass, sculpture and Debra Livingston, mixed media

11:00AM - 1:00PM  

Gaelen Gallery East
Cooperman JCC
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

Opening reception for the Gaelen Gallery East January-February exhibit by two winners of the 2018 Gaelen Juried Show…

Jan

13 2019

An Evening with Rabbi Lila Kagedan

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

Temple Emanu-El
756 East Broad Street
Westfield, NJ 07090

Join Rabbi Lila Kagedan, the first female Rabbi hired by an Orthodox synagogue, for a special evening where she will…

Jan

15 2019

Rachel Coalition Steering Committee Meeting

Jan

15 2019

Tuesday Lunch & Learn- Comparative Judaism: Four Denominations

12:00PM - 1:15PM  

Michal Levine
208 Summit Ave.
Summit, NJ 07052

Join Rabbi Gershon and three of his rabbinic colleagues as they teach us about their respective Judaic denominations.…

Jan

15 2019

Religious Pluralism Meeting

Jan

16 2019

Global Connections Mid-Year Kickoff

Jan

16 2019

Kedma Platform Meeting

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

Kedma Platform Meeting

Jan

16 2019

Synagogue Inclusion Project

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

Alex Aidekman Campus
901 Route 10
Whippany , NJ

Synagogue Inclusion Project
6-9pm,
Alex Aidekman Campus, 901 Route 10, Whippany
Conference Center (E & F)

Jan

16 2019

JCC Central Spotlight Speaker - Martin Fletcher, author of Promised Land

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

JCC Central
1391 Martine Ave
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

Spotlight Speaker - Martin Fletcher, author of Promised Land – a long time NBC News bureau Chief from Tel Aviv writ…

Jan

16 2019

JSDD Board of Trustees Meeting

7:50PM - 9:00PM  

JSDD
270 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ 07052

Jewish Service for the Developmentally Disabled regular meeting of the Board

Jan

17 2019

AJC Metro Board Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

AJC Metro Board Meeting

Jan

17 2019

Tzedek Society Briefing

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

An exclusive briefing for Tzedek donors

Jan

17 2019

Chamber Music Concert: Vera Quartet

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

The first in a four part Chamber Music Consert Series at JCC MetroWest

Jan

18 2019

Shabbat Shira - Empowering the Woman Voice

7:30PM - 8:30PM  

Temple B'nai Or
60 Overlook Road
Morristown, NJ 07960

It has become our tradition on Shabbat Shira to highlight the woman voice in our community. We will sing prayers comp…

Jan

19 2019

Jewish Singles Event 50+

7:00PM - 9:00PM  


48 west hanover ave
RANDOLPH, NJ 07869

Are you Jewish, Single and 50+?
Well, there's only one place you’ll want to be this January 19th, 2019 – at the J…

Jan

22 2019

Tuesday Lunch & Learn- Comparative Judaism: Four Denominations

12:00PM - 1:15PM  

Michal Levine
208 Summit Ave.
Summit, NJ 07052

Join Rabbi Gershon and three of his rabbinic colleagues as they teach us about their respective Judaic denominations.…

Jan

22 2019

An Evening with Jeh Johnson: The Rise of Antisemitism in the US

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Temple Ner Tamid
936 Broad Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

Join us on January 22nd at 7pm as Temple Ner Tamid presents “An Evening with Jeh Johnson: The Rise of Antisemitism…

Jan

22 2019

Board Meeting

Jan

22 2019

JCC of Central NJ Board of Directors Meeting

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

JCC of Central NJ
1391 Martine Avenue
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

Board of Directors Meeting

Jan

23 2019

Women of Wisdom

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

TBD

Women of Wisdom

Jan

23 2019

Mission FedEd: Securing our Jewish Institutions

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Mount Freedom Jewish Center
1209 Sussex Turnpike
PO Box 202
Mount Freedom, NJ

Several evening classes for mission participants and the community at large will help you keep the connections and em…

Jan

23 2019

Temple Sinai Sisterhood Book Club with Rabbi Stuart Gershon

7:30PM - 10:00PM  

Temple Sinai
208 Summit Ave.
Summit, NJ 07052

Please join us for our next Book Group meeting to honor Rabbi Gershon in his last year as our Rabbi and to spend some…

Jan

24 2019

Monthly Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Faith Joy Dantowitz

11:30AM - 1:00PM  


300 East Northfield Road
entrance on E Cedar Street
Livingston, NJ 07039

Join us for the TBA monthly Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Faith Joy Dantowitz. This year's topic is Love, Lust and…

Jan

24 2019

JCC MetroWest Author Event - Mike Reiss, author of Springfield Confidential

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

Join us for a night with Mike Reiss, author of Springfield Confidential.

Jan

27 2019

TBA Men's Club Annual Sport Breakfast with Curtis Martin

8:30AM - 11:30AM  

Temple B'nai Abraham
300 East Northfield Road
entrance on East Cedar St.
Livingston, NJ 07039

The Temple B’nai Abraham Men’s Club (TBA MC) is hosting its annual Sports Speaker breakfast series on Sunday,…

Jan

27 2019

Author Brunch

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

JCC of Central NJ
JCC of Central NJ
1391 Martine Avenue
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

Brunch and book talk with author at the JCC of Central NJ. Q & A and book signing

Jan

27 2019

JCC Central Spotlight Speaker and Brunch with Sally Kohn

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

JCC Central
1391 Martine Ave
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

Brunch at the JCC and speaker, Sally Kohn, author of The Opposite of Hate - writer, activist and political commentato…

Jan

27 2019

PJ Library: STEM Extravaganza at GOA!

2:00PM - 3:30PM  

Golda Och Academy (Upper School: grades 6-12)
Eric F. Ross Campus
1418 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ

Come to Golda Och Academy for an afternoon of STEM fun in our Dr Lynne B Harrison STEM Center!

Sign up here!

Jan

27 2019

Bluegrass & Country Music Concert

3:00PM - 5:00PM  

Temple Beth O'r Beth Torah
111 Valley Road
Clark, NJ 07066

PetroGrass performs country, bluegrass and folk music at Temple Beth O'r Beth Torah in Clark. Admission is $5 in adva…

Jan

28 2019

Jewish Community Housing Corporation of Metro NJ Board of Trustees Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Jewish Federation Plaza
750 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

Meeting of the Board of Trustees of JCHC

Jan

29 2019

Tuesday Lunch & Learn- Comparative Judaism: Four Denominations

12:00PM - 1:15PM  

Michal Levine
208 Summit Ave.
Summit, NJ 07052

Join Rabbi Gershon and three of his rabbinic colleagues as they teach us about their respective Judaic denominations.…

Jan

30 2019

Grotta Fund Council meeting

6:30PM - 8:30PM  

Aidekman Campus
901 Route 10
Whippany, NJ 07981

Council meeting with grantees.

Jan

30 2019

Caregivers' Support Group

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

JCC of Central NJ
1391 Martine Avenue
Scotch Plains, NJ

Caregivers’ Support Group
7:30 pm – 9 pm
JCC of Central NJ
(Federation Conference Room, 2nd floor)
1391 Martine …

Jan

30 2019

History Through Text with Rabbi Kulwin

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Temple B'nai Abraham
300 East Northfield Road
Livingston, NJ 07039

Temple B'nai Abraham 's Congregational Learning offers monthly classes in History Through Text with Rabbi Clifford…

Jan

30 2019

Women's Philanthropy Parlor Meeting

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Private Home

Time: Evening

Jan

31 2019

Women's Philanthropy Cell-A-Thon

9:30AM - 12:00PM  

TBD

Women's Philathropy Cell-a-thon

Jan

31 2019

Rabbi-President Workshop led by Cindy Chazan

6:30PM - 9:00PM  

Sarah Segal
JCC MetroWest
West Orange, NJ 07052

Synagogue Leadership Seminar

Jan

31 2019

JCC of Central NJ Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament

7:00PM - 11:55PM  

JCC of Central NJ
1391 Martine Avenue
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

The annual poker tournament run by a professional company with professional equipment and licensed dealers. Proceeds …