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Mar 28 - Apr 4, 2021
Passover
Apr 2, 2021
Good Friday
Apr 4, 2021
Easter
Apr 8, 2021
Yom HaShoah
Apr 14, 2021
Yom HaZikaron
Apr 15, 2021
Yom Ha'atzmaut
Apr 30, 2021
Lag b'Omer
Apr

1 2021

CMM: Habitat for Humanity - Session #2 (Teens Only)

9:30AM - 1:00PM  

TBD
TBD
Greater MetroWest, NJ 07981

 

Community Mitzvah Month: Habitat for Humanity - Session #2

Through Habitat for Humanity, volunteers help families bu…

Apr

5 2021

CMM: Letters Against Depression (Teens Only) VIRTUAL

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

Online
via Zoom
Greater MetroWest, NJ 07981

Community Mitzvah Month: Letters Against Depression

Join us on Zoom to hear speaker Sophie Riegel, author of Don’t…

Apr

5 2021

JCC Central: Conversation with Author VIRTUAL

1:00PM - 3:00PM  

Online
via Zoom
Virtual, NJ Virtual

Conversation with Author, Meg Waite Clayton, The Last Train to London

Apr

6 2021

Local Allocations Committee Mid-Year Meeting #4 VIRTUAL

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Online
via Zoom
Greater MetroWest, NJ 07981

Location TBD. Zoom link will be provided prior to the meeting if necessary.

Apr

7 2021

Annual Yom HaShoah Commemoration with Kean U. - VIRTUAL

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

Online
via Zoom
Greater MetroWest, NJ 07981

Annual Yom HaShoah Commemoration with Kean University - VIRTUAL

Apr

7 2021

Torah with Dov VIRTUAL

10:30AM - 11:30AM  

Online
via Zoom
Greater MetroWest, NJ 07981

Torah with Dov and Rabbi Matthew D. Gewirtz, Congregation B'nai Jeshurun

Apr

8 2021

Staff Yom HaShoah Commemoration - VIRTUAL

10:00AM - 11:00PM  

virtual
virtual
virtual, NJ virtual

Staff Yom HaShoah Commemoration

Apr

8 2021

Yom HaShoah Music and Poetry Commemoration with Temple B'nai Or

5:00PM - 6:00PM  

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

Remember the Shoah with music, poetry, stories, texts read by children, and a video testimony. Join the warm communit…

Apr

9 2021

JCC Central: Conversation with Author VIRTUAL

12:30PM - 2:30PM  

Virtual
Virtual
Virtual, NJ Virtual

JCC Central: Conversation with Author, Esther Safran Foer

Yom Hashoah Community event with JCC of Central NJ and JCC…

Apr

11 2021

CMM: Dignity Grows Packing (Teens Only)

2:00PM - 3:30PM  

Aidekman Jewish Community Campus
901 Route 10
Whippany, NJ 07981

 

Community Mitzvah Month: Dignity Grows Packing

Dignity Grows, a non-profit organization launched by Jewish Federatio…

Apr

11 2021

CMM: Newark Conservancy Gardening

12:00PM - 3:00PM  

Greater Newark Conservancy
32 Prince Street
Newark, NJ 07103

 

Community Mitzvah Month: Newark Conservancy Gardening

Get your hands dirty by tending to the Greater Newark Conservanc…

Apr

11 2021

CRC: 18 Day Challenge Begins VIRTUAL

12:00AM - 11:55PM  

Online
via Zoom
Greater MetroWest, NJ 07981

CRC of Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ: 18 Day Challenge Begins
Participants will receive daily "challenge…

Apr

11 2021

Global Connections Family Drive-Thru Scavenger Hunt

12:00PM - 7:00PM  

Greater MetroWest
x
x, NJ 07981

 

Join us for a fun family experience – a drive-thru scavenger hunt in celebration of Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s In…

Apr

12 2021

Holocaust Council Board Meeting - VIRTUAL

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

virtual
virtual
virtual, NJ virtual

Board Meeting

Apr

12 2021

JSDD Board of Trustees Meeting - VIRTUAL

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

JSDD
270 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ 07052

JSDD Board of Trustees Meeting

Apr

12 2021

KDS: Mission to Ethiopia VIRTUAL

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

Online
via Zoom
Greater MetroWest, NJ 07981

KDS: Virtual Mission to Ethiopia.

This event is intended for households who make a minimum gift of $25,000 or more t…

Apr

12 2021

Yiddish: Biography of a Language

4:30PM - 5:30PM  

The Allen and Joan Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life
12 College Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Jeffrey Shandler’s new book, Yiddish: Biography of a Language, engages with the Yiddish language in the unusual for…

Apr

13 2021

JCC Board of Trustees Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Tepper Conference Room
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

 

JCC Board of Trustees Meeting

Apr

13 2021

Yom HaZikaron Ceremony

1:00PM - 2:30PM  

Online
via FaceBook Live
Greater MetroWest, NJ 07981

This English-speaking ceremony broadcasted from Israel is a chance for Jews from around the world to participate in a…

Apr

14 2021

Unpacking Israel: Yom Ha'atzmaut! VIRTUAL

7:30PM - 8:30PM  

Online
via Zoom
Greater MetroWest, NJ 07981

Unpacking Israel: Yom Ha'atzmaut 

Celebrate Israel’s Independence Day through Story and Song 

https://jfedgmw.…

Apr

15 2021

JCC Yom Ha'atzmaut Concert VIRTUAL

1:15PM - 2:15PM  

JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

Join us for a concert, virtually! Live from Tel Aviv! 
Free Zoom concert for adults 

 
Apr

18 2021

CRC: 18 Day Challenge - Session #1 VIRTUAL

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Online
via Zoom
Greater MetroWest, NJ 07981

CRC of Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ: 18 Day Challenge

Participants will receive daily "challenges" whi…

Apr

18 2021

JNF-USA National Virtual Breakfast for Israel

10:30AM - 11:30AM  

Virtual
Link sent on registration
Florham Park, NJ 07932

Join us for an engaging, impactful, and informative virtual Breakfast for Israel! Gather together with your community…

Apr

18 2021

Meet the Israelis (Teens Only) VIRTUAL

11:00AM - 12:30PM  

Online
via Zoom
Greater MetroWest, NJ 07981

MEET THE ISRAELIS is an innovative program that exposes participants to the cultural, ethnic, and political diversity…

Apr

19 2021

Rutgers Hillel Annual Gala VIRTUAL

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Rutgers Hillel
70 College Ave
New Brunswick , NJ 08901

Annual event honoring community leaders , supporters and student rising stars.

Apr

19 2021

Synagogue Presidential Suite - A Roundtable Discussion VIRTUAL

8:00PM - 10:00PM  

Online
via Zoom
Greater MetroWest, NJ 07981

Synagogue Presidential Suite - A Roundtable Discussion VIRTUAL

To register, click here:  https://www.jfedgmw.org/s…

Apr

20 2021

Negev Council Platform Meeting VIRTUAL

8:30AM - 2:00PM  

Online
via Zoom
Greater MetroWest, NJ 07981

Negev Council Platform Meeting

Apr

20 2021

Shared Society & Jewish Pluralism Platform Meeting - VIRTUAL

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

VIRTUAL - Zoom link will be provided prior to the meeting

Greater MetroWest, NJ 07981

Shared Society & Jewish Pluralism Platform Meeting

Apr

20 2021

VIRTUAL Heart to Heart Mission - Part 1

1:00PM - 2:00PM  

Online
via Zoom
Greater MetroWest, NJ 07981

Virtual Heart to Heart Mission - Part 1

Apr

21 2021

JHS: Jewish Women In American Film VIRTUAL

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Zoom Meeting

Whippany, NJ 07981

Jewish Women in American Film: From Femme Fatale to Super Hero. Historian John Kenrick uses film clips, rare…

Apr

22 2021

A World Within Worlds: The Music of Anthony Mordechai Tzvi Russell

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

THIS IS AN ONLINE EVENT
12 College Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

An online musical performance and presentation by Anthony Russell drawing on a rich world of sound--Yiddish art songs…

Apr

22 2021

Building Confidence - A Workshop with Dr. Becky VIRTUAL

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Online
via Zoom
Greater MetroWest, NJ 07981

In this workshop, Dr. Becky reframes confidence, as she denes confidence very differently that what's "out there" in …

Apr

22 2021

Torah with Dov VIRTUAL

4:00PM - 5:00PM  

Online
via Zoom
Greater MetroWest, NJ 07981

Torah with Dov - In Honor Of Dr Lynne B Harrison

Apr

25 2021

CRC: 18 Day Challenge - Session #2 VIRTUAL

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Online
via Zoom
Greater MetroWest, NJ 07981

CRC: Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest
Participants will receive daily "challenges" which will include articles…

Apr

26 2021

JCC of Central NJ Board of Directors Meeting

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

JCC of Central
1391 Martine Avenue
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

 

JCC of Central NJ Board of Directors Meeting

Apr

26 2021

Synagogue Leadership Seminar VIRTUAL

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Online
via Zoom
Greater MetroWest, NJ 07981

Synagogue Leadership Seminar: Change, Collaboration, Mergers

https://www.jfedgmw.org/sls

Apr

27 2021

JFEDGMW Board of Trustees Meeting VIRTUAL

8:30AM - 10:30AM  

Alex Aidekman Family Jewish Community Campus
9001 Route 10
Whippany, NJ 07981

Jewish Federation Board of Trustees Meeting

Apr

27 2021

South Orange-Maplewood Parents Meet and Greet VIRTUAL

8:00PM - 9:00PM  

Online
via Zoom
Greater MetroWest, NJ 07981

We are excited to 'host' a unique virtual event for parents with young children who are new to the South Orange/Maple…

Apr

27 2021

VIRTUAL Heart to Heart Mission - Part 2

1:00PM - 3:00PM  

Online
via Zoom
Greater MetroWest, NJ 07981

VIRTUAL Heart to Heart Mission - Part 2

Apr

29 2021

Local Allocations Committee Final Meeting VIRTUAL

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Online
via Zoom
Greater MetroWest, NJ 07981

Local Allocations Committee Final Meeting. Zoom link will be provided if necessary.

Apr

30 2021

Lag B'Omer Open House

5:00PM - 6:30PM  

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

 

All are welcome to Temple Emanu-El's Open House Lag B'Omer party! Come meet our clergy, religious school/and early…