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Jan 1, 2020
New Year's Day
Jan 20, 2020
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Jan

6 2020

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 …

Jan

7 2020

Breaking the Silence Teen Workshop

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

To Be Determined

NJ

 

Breaking the Silence Teen Workshop

Jan

7 2020

JCC Board of Trustees Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

 

JCC Board of Trustees Meeting

Jan

8 2020

Interviewing 101: Acing the Subject They Don't Teach in College

11:00AM - 3:00PM  

Jewish Vocational Service of MetroWest
354 Eisenhower Pkwy, Plaza One, Ste. 2150
Livingston, NJ 07039

 

Looking for a summer job–or preparing to start your career? Mastering the art of interviewing is key to getting hir…

Jan

8 2020

JSDD Board of Trustees Meeting

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

JSDD
270 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ 07052

 

JSDD Board of Trustees Meeting

Jan

9 2020

Shir Appeal for the Sheer Joy of it!

6:45AM - 8:45AM  

Congregation B'nai Israel
40 Whitenack Rd
Basking Ridge, NJ 07921

 

Shir Appeal for the Sheer Joy of it!
Thursday, January 9th 2020

The Tufts University Jewish A Cappella
singing group…

Jan

9 2020

Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest Board of Trustees Meeting

8:30AM - 10:30AM  

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

 

Jewish Federation of GMW Board Meeting

Jan

9 2020

Friendship Circle Cocktail Night

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

Friendship Circle
10 Microlab Road
Livingston, NJ 07039

 

Friendship Circle Cocktail Night

Jan

11 2020

Free Joanie Leeds Concert for the Family

6:00PM - 7:30PM  

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

 

This is a free family concert appropriate for ages 3 +. Bring blankets to sit on; light snacks will be served. …

Jan

11 2020

Four Flute Flight Israeli Jazz Ensemble

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

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

 

This ensemble combines four unique flute voices with an energetic acoustic rhythm section performed by outstanding yo…

Jan

12 2020

Opening Reception for JCC Metrowest January and February, 2020 exhibits

11:00AM - 1:00PM  

JCC Metrowest
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

 

Opening reception for Gaelen Gallery East January and February exhibits-2020 Gaelen Juried Show award winners Lori Ab…

Jan

12 2020

CRC AIPAC Parent Teen Cohort Orientation Meeting

5:00PM - 6:30PM  

TBD
TBD
TDB, NJ 07981

 

Mandatory orientation meeting for parents and teens participating in the GMW AIPAC Policy Conference Parent Teen Cohort

Jan

12 2020

MJCBY Movie Night

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

 

Join us for a viewing of the documentary, Fiddler, A Miracle of Miracles with special guest speaker, Marc Aronson
adm…

Jan

13 2020

 

JFS Board of Trustees Meeting

Jan

13 2020

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 …

Jan

13 2020

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

8:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

 

On Monday, January 13, at 8:00 PM, Temple B’nai Abraham will present “ReIntro to Judaism— Jewish Eating” with Rabbi…

Jan

14 2020

Jewish Federation of GMW Board Governance Committee

8:45AM - 10:45AM  

JCC of MW
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

 

Jewish Federation of GMW Board Governance Committee

Jan

14 2020

 

Rachel Coalition Steering Committee Meeting at JFS Florham Park

Jan

14 2020

 

Jewish Community Foundation Board of Trustees Meeting

Jan

14 2020

Here.Now.GMW - Teen Workshop

6:30PM - 8:00PM  

JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052

 

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

Jan

15 2020

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Jan

16 2020

 

Leadership Mission to Washington, D.C. with Jewish Federations of NJ

Jan

15 2020

Synagogue Inclusion Roundtable

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

JFS MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ

 

Synagogue Inclusion Roundtable

Jan

19 2020

Let's Go Bowling!

3:15PM - 5:15PM  

Rockaway Lanes
365 Us Highway 46
Rockaway, NJ 07866

 

Have fun, meet other Jewish families, couples and singles. All are welcome

Jan

20 2020

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

All Day  

Jill Pascol
901 Route 10
JFEDGMW
Whippany, NJ 07981

 

MLK Jr. Day

Jan

20 2020

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 …

Jan

21 2020

WP Women of Wisdom Series I

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Private Home

 

Details to follow

Jan

22 2020

NextDor Borinsky Program

6:45PM - 9:30PM  

Private Home
Greater MetroWest Community
NJ 00000

 

NextDor Borinsky Program

Jan

22 2020

Author Yvette Manessis Corporon - International Holocaust Remembrance Day

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

 

Author Yvette Manessis Corporon - International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Jan

23 2020

Women's Philanthropy Board Meeting

9:30AM - 11:30AM  

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

 

Women's Philanthropy Board Meeting

Jan

23 2020

Monthly Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Dantowitz at TBA

11:30AM - 12:30PM  

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

 

All are welcome for a lively discussion and exploration of Pirkei Avot with Rabbi Faith Joy Dantowitz. Through a…

Jan

25 2020

25th Birthday Party for Congregation Beth Hatikvah

7:30PM - 11:00PM  

Congregation Beth Hatikvah
36 Chatham Road
Summit, NJ 07901

 

Celebrate Congregation Beth Hatikvah!

25 years together and looking forward to another incredible 25.

Join us for a gre…

Jan

26 2020

Sunday Brunch with Jamie Bernstein

10:00AM - 11:59PM  

Karen Sanders
1391 Martine Ave
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

 

Sunday Brunch with Jamie Bernstein

Jan

27 2020

AIPAC Club Briefing

12:00AM  

Provided upon RSVP
Details upon RSVP
Livingston, NJ 07039

 

This will be an AIPAC NJ Club member event.

Jan

27 2020

JCHC Board of Trustees Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

 

FYE 2019-2020 Regular Board Meeting

Jan

27 2020

JCC of Central NJ Board of Directors Meeting

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

JCC of Central NJ
1391 Martine Avenue
Scotch Plains, 0706

 

Board of Directors Meeting

Jan

27 2020

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 …

Jan

28 2020

JCC Metrowest Trip to South Africa

9:00AM - 11:59PM  

JCC Metrowest
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

 

This trip includes but is not limited to two safaris, seeing the sights of Cape Town and learning about the Jewish…

Jan

28 2020

167th Annual Congregational Meeting of Temple B'nai Abraham

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

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

 

On Tuesday, January 28, 2020, at 7:00 pm Temple B'nai Abraham will hold its 167th annual congregational meeting at…

Jan

28 2020

Local Allocations Committee Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Aidekman Campus
901 Route 10
Whippany, 07981

 

LAC meeting

Jan

29 2020

JCC Metrowest Trip to South Africa

9:00AM - 11:59PM  

JCC Metrowest
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

 

This trip includes but is not limited to two safaris, seeing the sights of Cape Town and learning about the Jewish…

Jan

29 2020

NextDor Borinsky Program

6:45PM - 9:30PM  

Private Home
Greater MetroWest Community
NJ 00000

 

NextDor Borinsky Program

Jan

30 2020

Keren Ness Board Meeting

8:30AM - 10:30AM  

 

Keren Ness Board Meeting

Jan

30 2020

JCC Metrowest Trip to South Africa

9:00AM - 11:59PM  

JCC Metrowest
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

 

This trip includes but is not limited to two safaris, seeing the sights of Cape Town and learning about the Jewish…

Jan

30 2020

WP Cellathon

9:30AM - 12:00PM  

Private Home

 

WP Cellathon

Jan

30 2020

JCC of Central NJ Texas Hold 'Em Tournament

6:00PM - 11:55PM  

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

 

Annual Poker Tournament run by a professional company with professional equipment and licensed dealers. Proceeds gene…

Jan

30 2020

Peoplehood workshop

6:30PM - 9:30PM  

 

Peoplehood Workshop

Jan

31 2020

JCC Metrowest Trip to South Africa

9:00AM - 11:59PM  

JCC Metrowest
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

 

This trip includes but is not limited to two safaris, seeing the sights of Cape Town and learning about the Jewish…

Jan

31 2020

Honoring Late Composer Gershon Kingsley at TBA

6:30PM - 8:00PM  

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

 

On Friday, January 31, 2020, at 6:30 PM please join us for a special Choral Shabbat with our professional quartet…