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Nov 11, 2019
Veterans Day
Nov 28, 2019
Thanksgiving Day
Nov

1 2019

CommUNITY Shabbat Dinner with Guest Speaker

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

White Meadow Temple
153 White Meadow Road
Rockaway, NJ 07866

 

Join us Friday, November 1, 6:00PM, for a CommUNITY Shabbat Dinner with Guest Speaker, Dr. Asaf…

Nov

1 2019

JCC MetroWest 3rd Annual Women of Valor

9:00AM - 12:00PM  

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

 

Join us as we honor deserving women who have made a tremendous impact to our Greater MetroWest community.

Nov

1 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…

Nov

2 2019

NJJFF Extra Event! Latter Day Jew

8:00PM - 10:00PM  

New Jersey Jewish Film Festival @ JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052

 

The New Jersey Premier of Latter Day Jew with a post-screening Skype discussion with filmmaker Aliza Rosen. This new …

Nov

2 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…

Nov

3 2019

#ILEAD

11:00AM - 3:00PM  

Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest
901 Route 10
Whippany, NJ 07981

 

Israel Education and Advocacy event for High School students and parents.

Nov

3 2019

Friendship Circle Walk

12:00PM - 4:00PM  

 

Friendship Circle Walk
Sunday, November 3. 2019

FCwalk is a great opportunity for individuals and teams to come togeth…

Nov

3 2019

Learn to Babysit with Children with Disabilities

2:30PM - 5:30PM  

JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052

 

Learn to Babysit with Children with Disabilities

Nov

3 2019

Meet the Author Series at Temple B'nai Or

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

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

 

Join us for our next author, Susan Isaac, in our Meet the Author Series. She will be here to discuss her newest…

Nov

3 2019

Opening Night Rutgers Jewish Film Festival

5:00PM - 10:00PM  

New Brunswick Perfroming Arts Center
Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

 

Please join us opening night as we celebrate the 20th annual Rutgers Jewish Film Festival at the New Brunswick Perfor…

Nov

3 2019

Opening Reception for November and December Gaelen Gallery exhibits

11:00AM - 1:00PM  

Gaelen Gallery East and Arts-Theater Lobby, JCC Metrowest
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

 

Opening reception for Gaelen Gallery East November and December exhibits-2019 Gaelen Juried Show award winners Mozell…

Nov

3 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…

Nov

3 2019

The Beginning of The Tragedy

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

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

 

Join us for a viewing of Elie Wiesel's film "The Beginning of the Tragedy" as we commemorate the 81st anniversary of …

Nov

3 2019

Youth Mental Health First Aid Certification

1:00PM - 5:00PM  

JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ

 

Youth Mental Health First Aid Certification

Nov

3 2019

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Nov

17 2019

20th Annual Rutgers Jewish Film Festival

12:00AM  

The Bildner Center
12 College Ave
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

 

Join us for the 20th Annual Rutgers Jewish Film Festival as we celebrate twenty years of Jewish history, culture, and…

Nov

4 2019

JCC Metrowest Trip to South Africa
 

JCC Metrowest
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

 

Explore beautiful Cape Town. Gain insight into the greatness of Nelson Mandela and learn about a vibrant…

Nov

4 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

Nov

4 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:

Nov

4 2019

Talmud Study: Origins of Jewish Prayer with Rabbi Akiba Lubow - VIRTUAL

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 …

Nov

5 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

Nov

5 2019

JCC Board of Trustees Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

 

JCC Board of Trustees Meeting

Nov

5 2019

JSDD Board of Trustees Meeting

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

 

JSDD Board of Trustees Meeting

Nov

5 2019

Quest Conference

7:00AM - 6:00PM  

Kushner Academy
110 S Orange Ave
Livingston, NJ 07039

 

Quest Conference for Day Schools

Nov

6 2019

Community Challah Bake

6:45PM - 9:45PM  

Marcy Fox
501 Green Lane
Union, NJ 07083

 

Community Challah bake for all ages

Nov

6 2019

Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest Board of Trustees Meeting

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

 

Jewish Federation of GMW Board Meeting

Nov

6 2019

Keren Ness Board Meeting

4:30PM - 6:30PM  

 

Keren Ness Board Meeting

Nov

6 2019

OU Fair Greater MetroWest Prep Workshop

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

 

Workshop to help prepare Greater MetroWest participating communities and synagogues for the OU Fair on November 24, 2019.

Nov

7 2019

Evening at Bloomingdale's with Tony Spring

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Bloomingdale's
Short Hills Mall
Short Hills, NJ

 

Women's Professional Network Event

Nov

7 2019

Exploring the Book of Samuel with Cantor Epstein at TBA

7:00PM - 8:15PM  

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

 

Join us at Temple B’nai Abraham for the class, “Set a King over Us: Personal Reflections on Paradigms of Power in…

Nov

7 2019

Israel Bonds Fall Fashion Event

11:00AM - 2:30PM  

Crystal Plaza
305 West Northfield Road
Livingston, NJ NJ/07081

 

Israel Bonds Metro NJ Women's Division invites you to their Fall Fashion Event featuring Maskit.

Nov

7 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

Nov

9 2019

Evening of Jazz

7:30PM - 11:00PM  

White Meadow Temple
153 White Meadow Road
Rockaway, NJ 07866

 

Greg Sundel Jazz Trio (featuring a member of our congregation!) Saturday, November 9 Doors Open 7:30 PM Music…

Nov

10 2019

Fighting Anti-Israel Media Bias

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

Mt Freedom Jewish Center
1209 Sussex Tpke.
Randolph, NJ , NJ 07869

 

Event will be at Mount Freedom Jewish Center, 1209 Sussex Turnpike, Randolph NJ. The event is free and open to…

Nov

10 2019

Kristallnacht Event - "Eyn un Akhsik: Remembering Kristallnacht"

7:00PM - 9:30PM  

Residence of Arie and Fran Schwartz
Upon Request
NJ

 

The Holocaust Resource Foundation in conjunction with the Holocaust Resource Center of Kean University invite you to…

Nov

10 2019

Professor Jack Wertheimer Hosted at Temple Beth-El Mekor Chayim

9:30AM - 1:00PM  

Temple Beth-El Mekor Chayim (TBEMC)
338 Walnut Ave
Cranford, NJ 07016

 

TBEMC's Life Long Learning Committee is hosting Professor Jack Wertheimer as our Scholar in Residence. Professor Wert…

Nov

11 2019

Identifying and Responding to Anti-Semitism Led by Rabbi Moshe Cohn

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation B'nai Israel
Congregation B'nai Israel
40 Whitenack Road
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

 

Rabbi Cohn is an educator and is Yad Vashem World Holocaust Remembrance Center’s (Jerusalem) head of International…

Nov

11 2019

JFED Budget & Finance Committee Meeting

8:30AM - 10:00AM  

Aidekman Campus
901 Route 10
Whippany, NJ 07981

 

JFED Budget & Finance Committee Meeting

Nov

11 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:

Nov

11 2019

Talmud Study: Origins of Jewish Prayer with Rabbi Akiba Lubow - VIRTUAL

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 …

Nov

12 2019

Global Connections Cabinet Meeting

6:30PM - 8:30PM  

Alex Aidekman Family Campus
901 Route 10
Whippany, 07981

 

Global Connections Cabinet Members Meeting

Nov

12 2019

Here.Now.GMW - Teen Workshop

6:30PM - 8:00PM  

Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ
901 Route 10
Whippany , NJ 07981

 

Greater MetroWest ABLE invites you to be a part of Here.Now.GMW – a teen-led in-person and online initiative…

Nov

12 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

Nov

12 2019

 

Rachel Coalition Steering Committee Meeting
at JFS Florham Park

Nov

13 2019

 

This will be the kickoff program for AIPAC club members for 2020.

Nov

14 2019

Author Visit and Book Signing Featuring Sara Chana Silverstein

12:00PM - 2:00PM  

Karen Anolick
104 Mount Horeb Road
Warren, NJ 07059

 

Temple Har Shalom is excited to welcome Sara Chana Silverstein to discuss her new book, Moodtopia. She will help us…

Nov

14 2019

Federation of GMW Mini Mission

1:00PM - 4:00PM  

 

Group Mini Mission

Nov

14 2019

JFEDGMW Impact Committee Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

 

JFEDGMW Impact Committee Mtg.

Nov

14 2019

Sababa: Fresh Sunny Flavors from My Israeli Kitchen with Adeena Sussman

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Karen Sanders
1391 Martine Ave
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

 

Adeena Sussman celebrates the variety of flavors that Israel has to offer. Wine and Snacks included.

Nov

14 2019

Synagogue Leadership Seminar

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ
Aidekman Family Campus
901 Route 10, P.O. Box 929
Whippany, NJ 07981

 

This is part of a series of workshops to help synagogue leaders explore issues of common concern in Jewish life and s…

Nov

14 2019

Synagogue Rabbi's Meeting

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ
Aidekman Family Campus
901 Route 10, P.O. Box 929
Whippany, NJ 07981

 

Greater MetroWest Synagogue Rabbi's Meeting

Nov

14 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

Nov

14 2019

The JCC fall Show

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

The JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
west Orange, NJ 07052

 

Fall Show for Kids grade 2-6
and Mini's grade k-1

Nov

15 2019

JVS of MetroWest Strictly Business 2019

7:30AM - 10:00AM  

The Wilshire Grand Hotel
350 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ 07052

 

Business attire - Dietary laws observed

Featured Guest Speaker:
The Honorable Jacob J. "Jack" Lew
US Secretary of t…

Nov

15 2019

Shabbat A Cappella with the Shabbatones

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

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

 

Shabbat A Cappella with the Shabbatones Jewish A Cappella Group of University of Pennsylvania

Nov

16 2019

Shabbat A Cappella with the Shabbatones

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

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

 

Shabbat A Cappella with the Shabbatones Jewish A Cappella Group of University of Pennsylvania

Nov

17 2019

Holiday Boutique

9:30AM - 1:30PM  

Temple Sholom
1925 Lake Avenue
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

 

Come shop unique artisans, crafters, and food. You'll find one-of-a-kind gifts for the holidays and the perfect host/…

Nov

17 2019

J.J Goldberg presents: The Jewish Question, Updated

7:00AM - 9:00PM  

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

 

Award-winning Journalist, J.J. Goldberg will share his insights on the current American Jewish condition. With all…

Nov

17 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

Nov

17 2019

MJCBY Movie Night with Holocaust Survivor Dr. Norbert Bikales

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

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

 

Please join us for a screening of the film, "The Children of Chabannes." as we welcome Holocaust Survivor, Dr. Norber…

Nov

18 2019

 

Daughters of Israel Board of Governors Meeting

Nov

18 2019

Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Kroloff

11:30AM - 1:00PM  

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

 

Please save the date for our November 18 lunch and learn where our guest will be Rabbi Ayala Ronen Samuels, PhD,…

Nov

18 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:

Nov

18 2019

NCJW-Essex Lunch & Learn - Immigration

12:00PM - 2:00PM  

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

 

NCJW-Essex Lunch & Learn, focusing on Immigration. Lunch included.

Nov

18 2019

Talmud Study: Origins of Jewish Prayer with Rabbi Akiba Lubow - VIRTUAL

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 …

Nov

19 2019

 

JFS MetroWest Board of Trustees Meeting

Nov

19 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

Nov

20 2019

Local Allocations Committee Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Aidekman Campus
901 Route 10

Whippany, 07981

 

LAC meeting

Nov

20 2019

NJJFF Extra Event!

12:30PM - 2:30PM  

New Jersey Jewish Film Festival @ JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052

 

Year: 2001 • Run time: 102 minutes Language: Hebrew with English subtitles The Israeli film centers on Zaza, the…

Nov

20 2019

News about Israel is often broken

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Temple Beth-El Mekor Chayim
338 Walnut Avenue
Cranford, NJ 07016

 

Honest Reporting monitors the media to defend Israel from bias by exposing inaccuracy, misinformation, and other brea…

Nov

20 2019

Parent Presentation by The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

Temple Har Shalom
104 Mount Horeb Road
Warren, NJ 07059

 

Temple Har Shalom is proud to host The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey for a one hour program for parents on…

Nov

20 2019

Women With Purpose

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael

Springfield, NJ

 

$54 Couvert

Held at Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael, Springfield

Nov

21 2019

Diller Parent Workshop

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

 

Diller Parent Workshop

Nov

21 2019

Israel Bonds Young Investors Society Dessert Reception

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Eisenhower Conference Center
290 W. Mt. Pleasant Ave
Livingston, NJ 07039

 

Israel Bonds Metropolitan New Jersey Young Investors Society Invites You to A Dessert Reception Featuring Guest Speak…

Nov

21 2019

Monthly Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Faith Joy Dantowitz

11:30AM - 12:30PM  

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

 

All are welcome for a lively discussion and exploration of Pirkei Avot with Rabbi Faith Joy Dantowitz, at Temple…

Nov

21 2019

Peoplehood Workshop

6:30PM - 9:30PM  

 

Peoplehood Workshop

Nov

21 2019

Temple B’nai Abraham Men’s Club Annual Texas Hold'em Tournament

6:00PM - 11:00PM  

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

 

Join Temple B’nai Abraham’s Men’s Club for their Annual Texas Hold’em Tournament on Thursday, November…

Nov

21 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

Nov

22 2019

Fueled by Federation

7:00AM - 10:00AM  

 

Fueled by Federation

Nov

24 2019

Annual Livingston Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration at TBA

5:00PM - 6:00PM  

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

 

Join us for the Annual Livingston Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration, on Sunday, November 24, at 5:00 PM at Temple…

Nov

24 2019

Evan Mitchell, Pianist @ Temple Sholom of West Essex

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

Temple Sholom of West Essex
760 Pompton Avenue
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009

 

Evan Mitchell, pianist and Montclair, NJ native to perform works from Phillip Glass, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart,…

Nov

24 2019

JKHA-RKYHS ATID SOCIETY Event

6:00PM - 10:00PM  

 

A special dinner reception for ATID SOCIETY members will start at 6:00 PM, followed by a performance by Modi at 7:30 PM.

Nov

24 2019

OU Communities Fair

9:00AM - 11:00AM  

 

This event will draw over 2000 people to a convention center in New York, where GMW lay and professional leaders (syn…

Nov

24 2019

Reproductive Rights for Women: Conservative Judaism's View

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

 

Learn what our own tradition says about Reproductive rights for Women and where might the nuances of that reasoning…

Nov

25 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

Nov

25 2019

JCHC Board of Trustees Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

 

FYE 2019-2020 Regular Board Meeting

Nov

25 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:

Nov

25 2019

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

8:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

 

On Monday, November 25, at 8:00 PM, Temple B’nai Abraham’s congregational learning will sponsor “ReIntro to Judaism,…

Nov

25 2019

Talmud Study: Origins of Jewish Prayer with Rabbi Akiba Lubow - VIRTUAL

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 …

Nov

26 2019

Federation Investment Committee Meeting

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

Whippany Campus
901 Rt. 10
Whippany, NJ 07981

 

Federation Investment Committee Meeting

Nov

28 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