Jewish Federation Virtual Fed Talks: Israel – Operation Left Behind

A Conversation with Major (Res. IDF) A.Y. Katsof. Founder and Director of The Heart of Israel Major A.Y. Katsof took part in a month long rescue mission to reunite a family from Ethiopia and would not return home to Israel before completing his mission. Join us and hear how Major A.Y. Katsof became part of

Nechama Comfort Fourth Annual Dinner

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Nechama Comfort is an organization that is dedicated to helping families who have experienced pregnancy and infant loss.

nechamaComfort fourth annual dinner

to be determanded

The Nechama Ct der provides an opportunity to inform the community about our organization and allows those families who have experienced infant and pregnancy loss to come together in support and comfort .

Ilana Sasson Memorial Lecture with Jonathan Kaufman

Online

Jonathan Kaufman - Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter, National Jewish Book Award winner, Director of the School of Journalism at Northeastern University in Boston - will discuss his book, "The Last Kings of Shanghai: The Rival Jewish Dynasties That Helped Create Modern China" To register: https://www.cbsteaneck.org/.../hold-for-the-ilana-sasson... About the book: An epic, multigenerational story of two rival dynasties who

Free

Jewish Family and Children’s Services of Northern New Jersey Sam and Nina Wolff Caregiver presents “Nutrition Within Reach: Cooking Demo with Coach Gila”

Zoom

"Nutrition Within Reach: Cooking Demo with Coach Gila”  Tuesday, October 27, 2020 2:00-3:00 pm via Zoom  To receive zoom link, please register at www.jfcsnnj.org/caregivers   Meal Prep is Self-Care! Join us for a cooking demo and nutrition workshop with Coach Gila featuring quick & easy recipes made with better-for-you ingredients that your family will love!  Led by

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Yeshivat Noam Open House

Learn more about Yeshivat Noam with our virtual Open House 10/27 8pm. Visit www.yeshivatnoam.org for more information

The Zohar as Mystical Poetry (MiniU at Congregation Beth Sholom)

MiniU is back in session at Congregation Beth Sholom. For the month of October, Dr. Eitan Fishbane – Associate Professor of Jewish Thought at The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) – will be teaching The Zohar as Mystical Poetry. To register: https://www.cbsteaneck.org/event/miniu-at-cbs2.html

Free

JHAL Virtual Book Club

JHAL One Book is a virtual reading campaign in which we invite the community to come together around one selected book to share the reading experience, conversations and discussions surrounding the shared story. For our second virtual book club, the Jewish Home Assisted Living in partnership with Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey has selected

The Genius of Women: A Tribute to RBG z”l

Zoom

Join the JCC of Northern NJ on Wednesday, October 28 at 7 PM on Zoom as we celebrate the life and brilliance of the late Ruth Bader Ginsberg z”l with New York Times bestselling author, Janice Kaplan. Ms. Kaplan, the New York Times bestselling author of The Gratitude Diaries, will talk about her exciting new

$10

Jewish Federation’s Federation Full House

Alpine Country Club 80 Anderson Avenue, Demarest

Vegas-style Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament • Sensational Dinner Fare • Silent and Live Auction • Scotch and Stogies • Blackjack

Commemorating the Tree of Life Tragedy

Online

Dr. Beth Kissileff, author and editor of "Bound in the Bond of Life: Pittsburgh Writers Reflect on the Tree of Life Tragedy" leads this discussion. On October 27, 2018, three congregations were holding their morning Shabbat services at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood when a lone gunman entered the building

Free

Prospective Parent Parking Lot Parade

RYNJ

We look forward to welcoming our prospective parents in our parking lot and sharing some engaging educational activities with them.  

RYNJ Open House

The RYNJ Open House is for all prospective parents to learn about our yeshiva.

Jewish Federation – Israel Film Festival

All movies are available for viewing from November 4th-30th. Once you start a movie, you will have 48 hours to finish watching it. TICKET PRICE: $12 per household. Melina Rozenbaum: melinar@jfnnj.org

Jewish Culture & Jewish Awareness – Episode 43: JewBu

Zoom

Dustin Hausner, the Jewish Outreach and Program Director at the Wayne YMCA interviews Emily Sigalow, Author and an Executive Director at the UJA-Federation of New York: Emily Sigalow recently finished a book project about the historical and contemporary encounter between Judaism and Buddhism in America. The book is American JewBu: Jews, Buddhists, and Religious Change.

Free

Gathering Time – Live in (Virtual) Concert

Congregation Beth Sholom Sisterhood Presents Gathering Time, featuring Songs of Hope, Freedom and Conscience CBS Sisterhood is thrilled to present the superb folk trio Gathering Time in virtual concert! Gathering Time is an internationally touring folk-rock harmony Adult Alternative/Americana trio in the spirit of the ‘60s and beyond, playing original, classic 20th-century, and trad tunes. Like

Free

Rutgers Virtual Jewish Film Festival 2020

Tickets are NOW on sale for the annual Rutgers Jewish Film Festival. This year, the festival will be held in a completely virtual format to ensure the safety of our valued audience. Join us from the comfort of your home as we enjoy award-winning films, LIVE discussions, and Q&A sessions with film directors and guest

Yad Leah: Dash for Dignity

DASH FOR DIGNITY! Join Yad Leah for a safe & socially distant 5k! Choose between 4 beautiful parks or run in your own neighborhood/treadmill.  With options for both a 5k or 1 mile family walk there is something for everyone!  With your help we can provide hundreds of struggling families in Israel with warm clothing

$25 – $54

Virtual Panel Discussion of “A Wing and a Prayer”

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New York-based Sousa Mendes Foundation is presenting a free, open-to-the-public, virtual panel discussion. During the discussion, award-winning filmmaker Boaz Dvir will discuss “A Wing and a Prayer,” the link to which will be shared in advance with all those who register ( http://sousamendesfoundation.org/event/virtual-film-and-discussion-a-wing-and-a-prayer/ ). The hour-long PBS documentary tells the little-known story of World War

Free

Rutgers Hillel Annual Gala

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

Jewish Federation – Mitzvah Day on the Move

Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey 50 Eisenhower Drive, Paramus

November 10 through 24, 2020 Due to the pandemic, Federation’s Mitzvah Day has been reimagined and is Mitzvah Day on the Move. You can choose one of the the six Pop-Up Mitzvah projects to do at home with your family and trusted friends. These projects will help support vulnerable women and children, seniors, the homeless,

JFNNJ Board Meeting

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Board of Trustees Meeting- Jewish Federation of Northern NJ

Jewish Federation: SLI Interfaith Family 18 Doors

Zoom

Want to learn more about engaging with interfaith families? Not sure what kind of language and images help create a welcoming atmosphere for these families? Explore these questions.

Jewish Culture & Jewish Awareness – Episode 44: Hebrew Tattoos

Zoom

Dustin Hausner, the Jewish Outreach and Program Director at the Wayne YMCA interviews Gabriel, co-founder of Hebrew Tattoos: Gabriel was raised in Jerusalem and currently lives in Berlin. He has studied Latin calligraphy in Munich and Hebrew calligraphy in Jerusalem. Learn about his thoughts on Jews and tattoos a subject that has divided Jews in

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Jewish Federation – Mitzvah Day on the Move – Hudson!

November 15, 2020 | 10:00 AM Due to the pandemic, Federation’s Mitzvah Day has been reimagined and is now Mitzvah Day on the Move. Choose one of the four Pop-Up Mitzvah projects to do at home with your family and trusted friends. These projects will help support vulnerable women and children, seniors, the homeless, hospitalized

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Sharsheret Event

What does it mean to be an Ally?

Zoom

Come join us to hear from a panel of diverse young professionals speaking about their experiences. They will discuss what being an ally means to them and what being an ally entails. Panelists: Amanda M. Roman, MSW, is the Pride Coordinator of Latinx Services and a Constituent Service Representative for the Rockland County Legislature. She

Free

Music as Midrash with Rabbi Josh Warshawsky

Gather your friends for what is sure to be an inspiring and exhilarating series - Music as Midrash - featuring musician, song leader, composer, and teacher of Torah, Rabbi Josh Warshawsky. For three Tuesdays starting November 17th, Rabbi Josh will join the Congregation Beth Sholom of Teaneck community to share the stories behind his music,

Free

Bias Crime/Incident Symposium for Community Partners

Zoom

The New Jersey Office of the Attorney General, New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice, New Jersey Division on Civil Rights, NJ Bias Crime Officers Association and Wayne YMCA will present a Bias Incident/Bias Crime Virtual Awareness session as it relates to all communities. This training covers how to Recognize, Respond to and Report a Bias

Free

LIKE! Brought to you by Englewood Health & The Jewish Federation of Northern Jersey

Join us WEDNESDAY November 18th @ 7-8:30pm EST for a virtual screening and panel discussion for the film LIKE! Presented by The Gregory P. Shadek Behavioral Care Center at Englewood Health through the generous gift from Andrea and Neil Strahl. Our Panel Includes Danielle Lambert, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Englewood Health Dr Jerry Bubrick, Senior

Free

Free Hanukkah Care Package

Wayne YMCA 1 Pike Drive, Wayne

HANUKKAH CARE PACKAGE!!!! In the past at the Wayne YMCA, Jewish Programs would have a large in-person Hanukkah celebration. Due to Covid-19, we will not be having it this year. Instead, Jewish Programs will be creating and providing for free, Hanukkah Care Packages to be dropped off at your home for Hanukkah. The package will include dreidels, candles, nut-free gelt, stickers,

Free

Shabbat of Heroes: Rinat Yisrael

Congregation Rinat Yisrael 389 West Englewood Avenue, Teaneck

Ezer Mizion's popular Shabbat of Heroes comes to Congregation Rinat Yisrael with a Shabbat celebrating incredible heroes who have donated their stem cells to save the lives of total strangers. The Shabbat will include world-renowned Chazan Yitzchak Meir Helfgot and IDF soldiers who have donated their stem cells. More details to follow.