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Oct 8, 2019
Erev Yom Kippur
Oct 9, 2019
Yom Kippur
Oct 13, 2019
Erev Sukkot
Oct 14, 2019
Columbus Day
Oct 20, 2019
Sukkot
Oct 21, 2019
Shmini Atzeret
Oct 22, 2019
Simchat Torah
Oct

2 2019

Local Allocations Committee

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

901 Route 10 East, Whippany (First Floor Conference Center)

Five dates requested. All have been cleared by Shay. All meetings are from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. and will take place…

Oct

3 2019

The Ethical Life: Jewish Values in an Age of Choice

9:30AM - 10:30AM  

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

Timely Topics with the Rabbi The Ethical Life: Jewish Values in an Age of Choice

Oct

3 2019

JFS MetroWest Major Gifts Society Reception

Oct

3 2019

Jewish Family Service of Cetral NJ Board meeting

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Thomas Beck
607 Hort Street
Westfield, 07090

Change in Board Meeting due to Holiday

Oct

6 2019

Newark Cemetery Visiting Day

10:00AM - 2:00PM  

Newark Cemetery

NJ

Newark Cemetery Visiting Day

Oct

6 2019

Meet the Author Series

1:00PM - 3:00PM  

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

A Q&A session will follow Rabbi Zamore's presentation. Cost to attend is $10, books are available for $20. Dessert…

Oct

6 2019

Paul Robeson, “Negro-Jewish” Unity in the 1940s: Legacy and Challenges

4:00PM - 6:00PM  

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

Three leading historians explore Paul Robeson’s connections to the Jewish community, socialist movements, and the S…

Oct

6 2019

JSDD Groundbreaking Ceremony

6:30PM - 8:30PM  

TBD

Groundbreaking Ceremony for JSDD's Future New Home at 310 Eisenhower Parkway, Livingston, New Jersey

Oct

7 2019

Monday Morning Modules Four Unique Topics in One Course

9:30AM - 10:30AM  

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

A variety of short-term offerings on different topics that comprise an engaging and interactive learning experience:

Oct

7 2019

A Special Evening with Nikki Haley

6:30PM - 9:00PM  

Hilton Parsippany

Major Campaign Event for $5K+ donors

Oct

7 2019

Talmud Study: Origins of Jewish Prayer with Rabbi Akiba Lubow

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

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

In this class we will enter the extraordinary world of the Talmud, arguably the most important Jewish text after the …

Oct

9 2019

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

Oct

9 2019

Adult Forum

12:30PM - 2:30PM  

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

Thursdays at 12:30 p.m. September 12, October 3, October 31, November 14, December 5 and December 19

Oct

10 2019

The Ethical Life: Jewish Values in an Age of Choice

9:30AM - 10:30AM  

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

Timely Topics with the Rabbi The Ethical Life: Jewish Values in an Age of Choice

Oct

10 2019

Peoplehood Workshop

6:30PM - 9:30PM  

Peoplehood Workshop

Oct

11 2019

Author Brunch

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

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

Julie Oringer will present on her new book. Brunch and book signing to follow.

Oct

13 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

Oct

14 2019

Monday Morning Modules Four Unique Topics in One Course

9:30AM - 10:30AM  

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

A variety of short-term offerings on different topics that comprise an engaging and interactive learning experience:

Oct

14 2019

Talmud Study: Origins of Jewish Prayer with Rabbi Akiba Lubow

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

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

In this class we will enter the extraordinary world of the Talmud, arguably the most important Jewish text after the …

Oct

16 2019

ABLE Committee Meeting

9:00AM - 10:30AM  

Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest
901 Route 10
Whippany, NJ

ABLE Committee Meeting

Oct

16 2019

Jewish Film Festival of Central NJ

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Rialto Theatre
250 E. Broad Street
Westfield, NJ 07090

15th annual Jewish Film Festival
JCC of Central NJ
AT Rialto Theatre Westfield NJ

Oct

17 2019

The Ethical Life: Jewish Values in an Age of Choice

9:30AM - 10:30AM  

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

Timely Topics with the Rabbi The Ethical Life: Jewish Values in an Age of Choice

Oct

17 2019

Rachel Coalition Women to Women Luncheon
Featured speaker & Location TBD

Oct

17 2019

Federation - Unified Allocations Council Meeting

6:30PM - 8:30PM  

Aidekman Campus
901 Route 10
Whippany, NJ 07981

Federation - Unified Allocations Council Meeting

Oct

17 2019

POMs in the Sukkah

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Private Home

POMs in the Sukkah

Oct

18 2019

Shabbat Dinner & Speaker in the Sukkah at TBA

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

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

On Friday, October 18 , following Shabbat Services, at approx. 7:30 PM , the Temple B’nai Abraham Social Action…

Oct

19 2019

The Unkosher Comedy Show, Rated "Reish"

8:00PM - 11:00PM  

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

The Bible Players bring down the "bayit" with their award-winning adult-only comedy show. Enjoy Scotch (and other bev…

Oct

21 2019

Monday Morning Modules Four Unique Topics in One Course

9:30AM - 10:30AM  

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

A variety of short-term offerings on different topics that comprise an engaging and interactive learning experience:

Oct

21 2019

Talmud Study: Origins of Jewish Prayer with Rabbi Akiba Lubow

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

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

In this class we will enter the extraordinary world of the Talmud, arguably the most important Jewish text after the …

Oct

23 2019

JCC MetroWest Chamber Music Concert

7:00PM - 9:30PM  

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

Join us at JCC MetroWest for a Chamber Music Concert, part of our 2020 Gaelen Lineup.

Oct

23 2019

Daughters of Israel Board of Governors Meeting

Oct

23 2019

Jewish Film Festival of Central NJ

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Rialto Theatre
250 E. Broad Street
Westfield, NJ 07090

15th annual Jewish Film Festival
JCC of Central NJ
AT Rialto Theatre Westfield NJ

Oct

24 2019

The Ethical Life: Jewish Values in an Age of Choice

9:30AM - 10:30AM  

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

Timely Topics with the Rabbi The Ethical Life: Jewish Values in an Age of Choice

Oct

24 2019

Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Faith Joy Dantowitz

11:30AM - 12:30PM  

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

On October 24, 11:30 AM-12:30 PM, all are welcome for a lively discussion and exploration of Ethics of our…

Oct

24 2019

Synagogue Leadership Seminar

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Sarah Segal
JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ

This is part of a series of seminars to help synagogue leaders develop skills and explore issues of common concern in…

Oct

27 2019

Learn to Babysit for Children with Disabilities

9:00AM - 4:00PM  

JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ

Learn to Babysit for Children with Disabilities - CPR/First Aid Certification

Oct

27 2019

PJ Library Jewish Family Fun @ Montclair Kidville

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

Montclair Kidville
516 Valley Road
Montclair, NJ

Bagels & Babies Morning Meet Up with friends old and new! Join Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest for playtime an…

Oct

27 2019

Youth Mental Health First Aid Certification

1:00PM - 5:00PM  

JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange,

Youth Mental Health First Aid Certification

Oct

27 2019

Learn to Babysit for Children with Disabilities

2:30PM - 5:00PM  

JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ

Learn to Babysit for Children with Disabilities

Oct

28 2019

Monday Morning Modules Four Unique Topics in One Course

9:30AM - 10:30AM  

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

A variety of short-term offerings on different topics that comprise an engaging and interactive learning experience:

Oct

28 2019

Suicide Prevention Training Workshop

7:00PM - 9:30PM  

Chabad of Randolph
48 W Hanover Ave
Randolph, NJ 07869

Chabad of Randolph will be hosting two safeTALK workshops for Randolph residents. SafeTALK, a two and a half hour sui…

Oct

28 2019

Jewish Film Festival of Central NJ

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Rialto Theatre
250 E. Broad Street
Westfield, NJ 07090

15th annual Jewish Film Festival
JCC of Central NJ
AT Rialto Theatre Westfield NJ

Oct

28 2019

Talmud Study: Origins of Jewish Prayer with Rabbi Akiba Lubow

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

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

In this class we will enter the extraordinary world of the Talmud, arguably the most important Jewish text after the …

Oct

28 2019

TBA “ReIntro to Judaism” with Rabbi David Z. Vaisberg

8:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

Beginning on Monday, October 28, at 8:00 PM, Temple B’nai Abraham’s congregational learning will sponsor “ReIntro to…

Oct

29 2019

Breaking the Silence Teen Workshop

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

JCC Central NJ
1391 Martine Ave
Scotch Plains, NJ

Breaking the Silence Teen Workshop

Oct

29 2019

King David Society Exclusive Viewing of Auschwitz Exhibit

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

Museum of Jewish Heritage

NY

King David Socity Exclusive Viewing of Auschwitz Exhibit

Oct

29 2019

NCJW-Essex Opening Event

6:30PM - 9:30PM  

To Be Determined

NCJW-Essex Paid-Up Member Event. The evening includes boutique shopping, dessert buffet and a special guest…

Oct

29 2019

Suicide Prevention Training Workshop

7:00PM - 9:30PM  

Chabad of Randolph
48 W Hanover Ave
Randolph, NJ 07869

Chabad of Randolph will be hosting two safeTALK workshops for Randolph residents. SafeTALK, a two and a half hour sui…

Oct

29 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

Oct

30 2019

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Nov

3 2019

Mission to Mexico City

9:00AM - 5:00PM  

Mission to Mexico City

Oct

30 2019

Jewish Federation of GMW Board Governance Committee

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

JCC of MetroWest
760 Northffield Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest Board Governance Committee

Oct

30 2019

Jews and Jews in Israel: Different Worlds

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

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

Rabbi Yerach and Nava B Meiersdorf will discuss their personal journey to finding a comfortable Jewish Community for…

Oct

30 2019

Suicide Prevention Training Workshop

7:00PM - 9:30PM  

Chabad of Randolph
48 W Hanover Ave
Randolph, NJ 07869

Chabad of Randolph will be hosting two safeTALK workshops for Randolph residents. SafeTALK, a two and a half hour sui…

Oct

31 2019

The Ethical Life: Jewish Values in an Age of Choice

9:30AM - 10:30AM  

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

Timely Topics with the Rabbi The Ethical Life: Jewish Values in an Age of Choice

Oct

31 2019

A Journey to Dialogue

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Seton Hall University
400 South Orange Avenue
South Orange, NJ 07079

Dr. Celia Deutsch, N.D.S. is a Research Scholar in the Religion Department at Barnard College and a member of the…

Oct

31 2019

Suicide Prevention Training Workshop

7:00PM - 9:30PM  

Chabad of Randolph
48 W Hanover Ave
Randolph, NJ 07869

Chabad of Randolph will be hosting two safeTALK workshops for Randolph residents. SafeTALK, a two and a half hour sui…