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Jewish Culture & Jewish Awareness – Episode 40: Who was Ernestine Rose?

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Dustin Hausner, the Jewish Outreach and Program Director at the Wayne YMCA interviews Bonnie Anderson, Author. In the book The Rabbi’s Atheist Daughter: Ernestine Rose, International Feminist Pioneer. Bonnie Anderson introduces you to Ernestine Rose and her work on Women’s Rights, Ending Slavery and Freethought Movement. All Jewish Programs are funded by the Jewish Federation

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Yeshivat Noam Sunday Time for Prospective Families

Get to know our Early Childhood with a Sunday Time filled with fun activities! While we'd love to meet your whole family, to ensure proper social distancing, this event is limited to one parent and one prospective 3-4 year old child. This event will be held outdoors - weather permitting. Face masks are required for

Annual Gala

Rockleigh Country Club 26 Paris Avenue, Rockleigh

Annual black Tie event

The Evolution of the American-Jewish Electorate

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It is likely that Jews will influence the outcome of the election this year but Jewish voting behavior is, nonetheless, mercurial. Is there a Jewish vote? Is unity in Jewish voting behavior by party still holding or is it fragmenting along generational and denominational lines? How decisive is Israel and the Middle East today in

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Jewish Federation – U.S Senatorial Candidates Virtual Forum

It is a core American Jewish value – a civic and religious responsibility – to take part in the democratic process by educating yourself about the issues facing our country and, most importantly, by turning out to vote. This program will feature a moderated question and answer session that will give an insider’s perspective on

Jewish Federation – U.S. Congressional Candidates Virtual Forum

It is a core American Jewish value – a civic and religious responsibility – to take part in the democratic process by educating yourself about the issues facing our country and, most importantly, by voting. This program will feature a moderated question and answer session that will give an insider’s perspective on the candidates’ positions,

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

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Jewish Federation – U.S. Congressional Candidates Virtual Forum

It is a core American Jewish value – a civic and religious responsibility – to take part in the democratic process by educating yourself about the issues facing our country and, most importantly, by turning out to vote. This program will feature a moderated question and answer session that will give an insider’s perspective on

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

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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

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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

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

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"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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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