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Sep 2, 2019
Labor Day
Sep 29, 2019
Erev Rosh Hashana
Sep 30, 2019
Rosh Hashana
Sep

5 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

Jewish Federation of GMW Board Meeting

Sep

6 2019

Author Brunch

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

JCC MetroWest
JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

Mary Morris will present on her new book, "Gateway to the Moon". Brunch and book signing.

Sep

6 2019

Welcome Back BBQ & Shabbat Under the Stars at B'nai Shalom, West Orange

5:00PM - 8:00PM  

B'nai Shalom
300 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ 07052

Come and enjoy a delicious BBQ dinner prepared by B'nai Shalom's Men's Club, to welcome everyone back after summer…

Sep

8 2019

Peoplehood Workshop

8:30AM - 4:30PM  

Peoplehood Workshop

Sep

8 2019

Temple Hatikvah Open House

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Temple Hatikvah
58 Pleasant Hill Road
Flanders, NJ

* Meet our Rabbi and Temple Members * Tour our Religious School on Opening Day! Meet our teachers and principal.…

Sep

8 2019

"Claire Wagner Kosterlitz-A Bauhaus Artist in America"

11:00AM - 1:00PM  

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

Claire Wagner Kosterlitz was trained at the famous German Bauhaus School of art and design. On Sunday, September 8,…

Sep

8 2019

Thinking about Hebrew School? High Holidays? Joining a Synagogue? Temple Sholom of West Essex offers tuition free…

Sep

8 2019

JCC Metrowest Second Annual Rock the Block

3:00PM - 6:00PM  


JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

Join us at our 2nd Annual Rock the Block event featuring live music, entertainment, activities booths, food and more…

Sep

9 2019

LifeTown Grand Opening

5:00PM - 8:00PM  

LifeTown
10 Microlab Road
Livingston, NJ 07039

LifeTown Grand Opening

Sep

9 2019

Evening with Gov. Phil Murphy

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Temple Ner Tamid
936 Broad St.
Bloomfield,

Governor Murphy will be interviewed by Jim Axelrod of CBS News.

Free and open to the public.

Sep

10 2019

Shorashim - Jewish Community Foundation

6:30PM - 9:00PM  

The Wilshire Grand Hotel

West Orange, NJ 07052

Invitation-only major celebration of donors to all Jewish Community Foundation legacy and endowment societies and programs

Sep

10 2019

JCC Board of Trustees Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

JCC Board of Trustees Meeting

Sep

11 2019

JNF Evening featuring Arad Mayor, Nisan Ben Hamo

6:30PM - 8:30PM  

Bnai Shalom
300 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ 07052

Evening with Arad Mayor Nisan Ben Hamo

Sep

12 2019

A conversation with the Cooperman family

Location TBD

Sep

12 2019

Diller Parent Orientation

6:30PM - 8:30PM  

Diller Parent Orientation

Sep

12 2019

AJC Metro NJ Board Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

AJC Metro NJ Board Meeting

Sep

12 2019

Desert in the Promised Land: Nature, Settlement, and the Politics of Space

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Rutgers University, Douglass Student Center
100 George Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Yael Zerubavel, Professor Emeritus of Jewish Studies and History, Rutgers University will discuss her new book, which…

Sep

13 2019

PJ LIBRARY JEWISH FAMILY FUN @ THE MESSY ARTIST

9:30AM - 11:00AM  

The Messy Artist
356 NJ-10 (westbound)
East Hanover, NJ 07936

Start the Jewish New Year off with friends old and new! Join Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest for some messy pl…

Sep

13 2019

Morristown Jewish Center Beit Yisrael T.G.I.S. Austrian Shabbat Dinner

5:45PM  

MJCBY
177 Speedwell Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960

Family Service 5:45pm followed by dinner
Find out about Jewish life in Austria
Fun & Educational activities for the k…

Sep

13 2019

MEGA Shabbat at Congregation B'nai Israel (Millburn)

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation B'nai Israel
160 Millburn Avenue
Millburn, NJ 07041

Join us for this special Welcome Back MEGA Shabbat celebration … featuring:
-- Kabbalat Shabbat with the Amazing CB…

Sep

15 2019

"A Taste of Kabbalah" with Rabbi Lawrence Englander @ TBA

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

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

On Sunday, September 15, 10:00 AM at Temple B'nai Abraham, join us for a special lecture, “A Taste of Kabbalah” with…

Sep

15 2019

Greater MetroWest Madrichim Teen Advocate Training Program

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052

Madrichim Teen Advocate Training Program

Sep

15 2019

YONINA in Concert at B'nai Shalom

6:30PM - 8:30PM  

B'nai Shalom
300 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ 07052

YONINA Live in Concert, at B'nai Shalom in West Orange Sunday, September 15, at 6:30 pm. YONINA, (Yoni and Nina…

Sep

16 2019

Daughters of Miriam Annual Golf Classic

9:30AM - 11:30AM  

Mountain Ridge Country Club
713 Passaic Avenue
West Caldwell, NJ 07006

Now in its 39th year, the Daughters of Miriam Center Annual Golf Classic is scheduled for Monday, September 16, 2019 …

Sep

16 2019

Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Kroloff

11:30AM - 1:00PM  

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

Informal and lively! Discussion topics will include contemporary events, films of Jewish and general interest,…

Sep

16 2019

JFS MetroWest Board of Trustees Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

JFS
256 Columbia Turnpike, Suite 105
Florham Park, NJ 07932

JFS MetroWest Board of Trustees Meeting

Sep

17 2019

Rachel Coalition Steering Committee Meeting
JFS Florham Park

Sep

17 2019

Jewish Community Foundation Board of Trustees Meeting

Sep

18 2019

Coordinated Care of MetroWest NJ

8:30AM - 11:30AM  

Jewish Family Service Metrowest
256 Columbia Turnpike
Suite 105
Florham Park, NJ 07932

This is an informational event for Coordinated Care of MetroWest. More details will be posted as they become available.

Sep

18 2019

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Sep

24 2019

Cycling2Gether Delegation

9:00AM - 9:00PM  

Cycling2Gether Delegation- Israeli team here for Tour de Summer Camps NJ on 9/22/19

Sep

18 2019

Shiru Nah Concert and Luncheon for B'nai Shalom Hazak

12:30PM - 2:00PM  

B'nai Shalom
300 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ 07052

A beautiful concert will be performed by Shiru Nah, the Women's Volunteer choir that has entertained in this…

Sep

18 2019

JSDD Board of Trustees Meeting

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

JSDD
270 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ 07052

JSDD Board of Trustees Meeting

Sep

19 2019

UJA Event for Mountain Ridge Country Club members

Sep

19 2019

CRC - Apples & Honey Interfaith Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

B'Nai Jeshurun

NJ

CRC/Apples & Honey Interfaith Meeting

Sep

19 2019

Daughters of Israel Board of Governors Meeting

Sep

19 2019

Reception for Israeli Team riding in the TDSCNJ

Sep

20 2019

Analysis of the Israeli Elections at Congregation B'nai Israel (Millburn)

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Congregation B'nai Israel
160 Millburn Avenue
Millburn, NJ 07041

Dr. Ralph Nurnberger, a Middle East government and foreign policy expert, is a widely acclaimed speaker who will brin…

Sep

21 2019

Stand Up and Stand Out: An Answer to Anti-Semitism with Bari Weiss

5:00PM - 7:00PM  

Congregation B'nai Jeshurun
1025 South Orange Avenue
Short Hill, NJ 07078

Come join us as grandparents, parents & students learn from one of the country's top experts about how to answer ques…

Sep

21 2019

MJCBY Presents: Community Selichot Program & Service

8:00PM - 10:00PM  


177 Speedwell Ave
Morristown, NJ 07960

Doors open at 8p Havdallah is at 8:15p Program at 8:30p Service at 9:30p followed by sounding of Shofar and a…

Sep

21 2019

Pre-Selichot Drumming Circle and Selichot Service

8:00PM - 10:00PM  

Michal Levine
208 Summit Ave.
Summit, NJ 07901

8-9 PM Pre-Selichot Drumming Circle
9:15-10:00 PM Selichot Service

Drumming Circle:
Please join us as we welcome the D…

Sep

21 2019

S’lichot Reception & Service at B'nai Abraham

9:00PM - 11:00PM  

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

Please join us at Temple B'nai Abraham for a meaningful and musical S’lichot Service on September 21, 2019, …

Sep

22 2019

Tour de Summer Camps NJ

7:00AM - 2:00PM  

College of Saint Elizabeth
2 Convent Road
Morristown, NJ 07960

The Jewish Federation’s Tour de Summer Camps NJ, taking place on September 22, 2019, is a community cycling and fam…

Sep

22 2019

Greater MetroWest Madrichim Teen Advocate Training Program

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052

Greater MetroWest Madrichim Teen Advocate Training Program

Sep

23 2019

Daughters of Israel Women's League Card Party Luncheon

9:00AM - 5:00PM  

Crestmont Country Club
750 Eagle Rock Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

Same as above

Sep

23 2019

JCHC Board of Trustees Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

FYE 2019-2020 Regular Board Meeting

Sep

23 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

Sep

24 2019

ABLE Professional Advisory Committee (PAC) Meeting

9:00AM - 10:30AM  

JFS MetroWest
256 Columbia Turnpike
Florham Park, NJ

ABLE Professional Advisory Committee (PAC) Meeting

Sep

24 2019

Women's Philathropy Opening Board Meeting

9:30AM - 11:30AM  

JCC MetroWest - Tepper Room
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

WP Opening Board Meeting
Location: Tepper Room, JCC MetroWest, West Orange

Sep

24 2019

Broadway at the J

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Katy Strulson
JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

Join Broadway star James Snyder and guests for an evening of cabaret!

Sep

25 2019

Jewish Law Symposium

5:00PM - 8:30PM  

Birchwood Manor
111 Jefferson Rd.
Whippany , NJ 07981

Ethical Lessons from Fiddler on the Roof - 2.5 CLE Ethics Credits Provided

Sep

25 2019

2020 Campaign Kick Off

5:30PM - 7:00PM  

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

2020 Campaign Kick-Off

Sep

25 2019

JCC of Central NJ Texas Hold Em Tournament

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

Poker Tournament run by a professional company with professional equipment and licensed dealers. Proceeds generated w…

Sep

26 2019

High Holiday Family Workshop

4:30PM - 6:00PM  

Adath Shalom
841 Mountain Way
Morris Plains, NJ 07950

Want to know what the Jewish High Holidays offer and how to make the most of this spiritual journey! Join us for a Sh…

Sep

26 2019

Israel Bonds Gala

6:30PM - 9:30PM  

Israel Bonds Gala

Sep

30 2019

Yaldeinu High Holiday Service for Families with Special Needs

10:30AM - 11:30AM  

Congregation B'nai Israel
160 Millburn Ave
Millburn, NJ 07041

Yaldeinu (“Our Children”) is the name of our services for families with
children or young adults with special nee…