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Mar 20, 2019
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Mar 21, 2019
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Mar

1 2019

Shalom Shabbat - Wine & Cheese Reception

6:00PM - 6:30PM  

The Jewish Center Princeton
435 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

2 monthly opportunities to share Shabbat at TJC

Wine & Cheese Reception prior to Kabbalat Shabbat Services
First Frida…

Mar

1 2019

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Mar

8 2019

Egger Shabbaton Scholar in Residence

6:30PM - 8:30PM  

The Jewish Center Princeton
435 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

Egger Shabbaton Scholar in Residence – March 1-3, 2019
Social Justice in our Contemporary Jewish World

Rabbi Shmuly …

Mar

1 2019

ROCK Shabbat

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

Congregation Beth Chaim
329 Village Road East
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550

The band is back for a high energy musical Shabbat service. It will be a loud, crazy, dancing in the aisles kind of s…

Mar

1 2019

Kindergarten Shabbat

7:30PM - 8:00PM  

Gina Caplan
530 Washington Crossing Road
Newtown, PA 18940

Join our youngest Hebrew School Class as they talk about Why Shabbat is Special to Me.

Mar

2 2019

Torah Study

8:45AM - 9:45AM  

Congregation Beth Chaim
329 Village Road East
PRINCETON JUNCTION, NJ 08550

Join Beth Chaim for bagels and Torah Study in our Chapel. Bring some friends or family if you like!

Mar

2 2019

Mindful Prayer - Meditation Mincha

4:00PM - 5:00PM  

The Jewish Center Princeton
435 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

Mindful Prayer/Meditation Mincha, led by Ruth Goldston

The Shabbat afternoon service, Mincha, is a wonderful time to s…

Mar

2 2019

Beth El Synagogue Spring Gala

7:00PM - 11:00PM  

Beth El Synagogue
50 Maple Stream Road
East Windsor, NJ 08520

Beth El Synagogue cordially invites you to an evening of dinner and dancing.

Mar

3 2019

Adath Israel Tot Sunday Funday

9:00AM - 10:15AM  

Adath Israel Congregation
1958 Lawrenceville Road
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

A special program for parents and pre – K kids that teaches our youngest learners about Judaism in a social and fun…

Mar

3 2019

Religions of the World

9:00AM - 10:00AM  

Congregation Beth Chaim
329 Village Road East
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550

Join Cantor Binder as he teaches about the world's religions - and Judaism. Examine views of God, morality, heaven an…

Mar

3 2019

Sunday Programs for 3-5 Year Olds

9:00AM - 12:00PM  

The Jewish Center
435 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

Ganon & Gan Katan
2 Fun and Exciting Sunday Morning Programs
For Pre-school children ages 3-5
Open to the Community
T…

Mar

3 2019

Torah Tots

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Gina Caplan
530 Washington Crossing Road
Newtown, PA 18940

Parents and tots from babies to five years old are invited to join Amy Deutsch for age appropriate, hands on, Jewish …

Mar

3 2019

Countdown to Camp Open House

12:00PM - 3:00PM  

Danielle Rappaport
148 Cedarville Rd
East Windsor, NJ 08520

Summer is around the corner... bring your entire family to meet the Camp directors, take a tour, learn about our inno…

Mar

3 2019

JCYF Youth Advisory Board Meeting

Mar

5 2019

Youth Mental Health First Aid

6:00PM - 7:30PM  

Hightstown High School
25A Leshin Lane
Hightstown, NJ 08520

JFCS presents: Youth Mental Health First Aid

Identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substan…

Mar

6 2019

The Stories of Chelm

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Beth Chaim
329 Village Road East
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550

Chelm was a town of simpletons, a mythical place...or was it? Join Cantor Stuart Binder for a look at how these stori…

Mar

6 2019

The Stories of Chelm: Jewish Humor from the Beginning

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Beth Chaim
329 Village Road East
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550

Join Cantor Binder for a look at the stories of Chelm; the mythical town full of fools...or is it more? These stories…

Mar

7 2019

Adath Israel Ripped from the Headlines

10:30AM - 11:30AM  

McCaffrey’s Food Market
Edgewood Village Shopping Center
635 Heacock Road
Yardley, PA 19067

Adath Israel's rabbi, Ben Adler, leads an informal discussion of current events and what Judaism has to say about…

Mar

7 2019

Rosh Chodesh Adar ll

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

Congregation Beth Chaim
329 Village Road East
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550

Women's Discussion Group

Rosh Chodesh Adar ll
Hide and Seek: Masks and Me

Join us for prayer, meditation and music foll…

Mar

7 2019

Rosh Chodesh Women's Group

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

Congregation Beth Chaim
329 Village Road East
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550

Rosh Chodesh Women’s Group

All women are invited to join Rabbi Adena Blum and Anne Berman-Waldorf, RJE for an evenin…

Mar

7 2019

Great Minds Salon: Using Israeli Technology To Take On The World

8:00PM - 9:00PM  

The Jewish Center Princeton
435 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

Allon Bloch will be speaking about “Using Israeli Technology To Take On The World”.

Using Israeli technology to ta…

Mar

8 2019

Tot Shabbat

5:30PM - 6:15PM  

Gina Caplan
530 Washington Crossing Road
Newtown, PA 18940

Parents and children from 6 months to five years are invited to join Rabbi Gaber for an age appropriate Shabbat celeb…

Mar

8 2019

Bubbie's Kitchen (part 2 of 3)

6:00PM - 7:30PM  

Congregation Beth Chaim
329 Village Road East
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550

Around the world Jewish journey through food and song. Part 2 of 3.

Open to the Community

Mar

8 2019

Disney Shabbat

7:15PM - 9:15PM  

Gina Caplan
530 Washington Crossing Road
Newtown, PA 18940

Join CBOI as we incorporate all the characters from Disney cartoons into our pre-shabbat appetizer hour. You are invi…

Mar

9 2019

Torah Study

8:45AM - 9:45AM  

Congregation Beth Chaim
329 Village Road East
PRINCETON JUNCTION, NJ 08550

Join Beth Chaim for bagels and Torah Study in our Chapel. Bring some friends or family if you like!

Mar

9 2019

Shabbat Katan

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

The Jewish Center Princeton
435 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

Shabbat Katan is a monthly service designed for Preschool/Kindergarten-aged children and their families. Warm and spi…

Mar

9 2019

Adath Israel's Ask the Rabbi

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

Adath Israel Congregation
1958 Lawrenceville Rd.
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Adath Israel's Ask the Rabbi is an opportunity to ask questions about something within Judaism that you have always…

Mar

9 2019

TJC 70 Anniversary Gala

7:00PM - 11:30PM  

The Jewish Center
435 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

TJC will celebrate its 70th Anniversary with a community wide Gala featuring honorees

Mar

9 2019

Freedom Riders to Freedom Summer

8:00PM - 9:00PM  

Mt. Olivet Baptist Church
21 Rev. William Powell Drive
Hightstown, NJ 08520

“Freedom Riders to Freedom Summer, The Impact and Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement, 1961-1964”.

Mar

10 2019

Religions of the World

9:00AM - 10:00AM  

Congregation Beth Chaim
329 Village Road East
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550

Join Cantor Binder as he teaches about the world's religions - and Judaism. Examine views of God, morality, heaven an…

Mar

10 2019

Sunday Programs for 3-5 Year Olds

9:00AM - 12:00PM  

The Jewish Center
435 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

Ganon & Gan Katan
2 Fun and Exciting Sunday Morning Programs
For Pre-school children ages 3-5
Open to the Community
T…

Mar

10 2019

Israel Forum: The Long Way Home

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Gina Caplan
530 Washington Crossing Road
Newtown, PA 18940

The film, narrated by Morgan Freeman, traces the post World War Two period from 1945-1948 and the plight of tens of t…

Mar

10 2019

Changing World of Haredi Women

1:00PM - 2:30PM  

Kehilat HaNahar
85 W. Mechanic St.
New Hope, PA 18938

Nechumi Yaffe, an Israeli wife, mother, activist, and educator, will speak about Haredi (Ultra Orthodox and Chasidic)…

Mar

10 2019

Freedom Riders to Freedom Summer - Film

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

Beth El Synagogue
50 Maple Stream Road
East Windsor , NJ 08520

PBS documentary Freedom Riders by award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson

Mar

10 2019

Mercer County Jewish Genealogy Society at Beth El Synagogue March Meeting

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Beth El Synagogue
50 Maple Stream Road
East Windsor, NJ 08520

Beth El Synagogue of East Windsor, Mercer County Jewish Genealogy Society presents “What’s New on some of the Great…

Mar

12 2019

Purim Storytime at the Robbinsville Library

4:45PM - 5:45PM  

Beth El Synagogue
50 Maple Stream Road
East Windsor, NJ 08520

Beth El Synagogue of East Windsor will be sponsoring a Purim celebration with a craft, story and snack at the…

Mar

13 2019

Lost and Found Songs of Soviet Jews during World War II

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Rutgers University, Douglass Student Center
100 George Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

In the early 1940s, a group of Soviet scholars began a remarkable project: gathering and safeguarding songs written b…

Mar

13 2019

CBOI Online: The Goldilocks of Judaism

7:45PM - 8:45PM  

Gina Caplan
530 Washington Crossing Road
Newtown, PA 18940

The Goldilocks of Judaism-I Want to Be More Observant, but Not Too Observant

Mar

13 2019

Torah on Tap

8:00PM - 9:00PM  

KIXX Sports Bar
4591 Route 27
Kingston, NJ 08528

Join us for our monthly gathering at KIXX – the Sports Bar in Kingston as we gather to share some food, a good beer…

Mar

14 2019

Israel: The Fragile Dialogue

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Beth Chaim
329 Village Road East
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550

Israel has become a complicated topic; this class will allow participants to explore their beliefs about and connectio…

Mar

14 2019

Beth El Synagogue Seniors – When to call 911

1:00PM - 3:00PM  

Beth El Synagogue
50 Maple Stream Road
East Windsor, NJ 08520

Beth El Synagogue of East Windsor Seniors and Jewish Family and Children Services present “When to Call 911”.

Mar

15 2019

Family Tot Shabbat

6:00PM - 6:45PM  

Congregation Beth Chaim
329 village rd E
PRINCETON JUNCTION, NJ 08550

Join us for a pizza dinner followed by a short, interactive family service. $5 per person donation is suggested.

Mar

15 2019

Shabbat Shalom Mishpacha

6:00PM - 7:00PM  

Congregation Beth Chaim
329 Village Road East
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550

Join us for pizza and salad followed by a Shabbat service appropriate for tots and their families.

The evening will be…

Mar

15 2019

Shabbat Shalom Mishpacha - Purim

6:00PM - 7:00PM  

Congregation Beth Chaim
329 Village Road East
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550

Celebrate Purim AND Shabbat with other families with young children. The evening begins with dinner and includes an i…

Mar

15 2019

Shalom Shabbat Pot Luck Dinner with Cantor Jeff

7:30PM - 8:30PM  

The Jewish Center Princeton
435 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

2 monthly opportunities to share Shabbat at TJC

Wine & Cheese Reception prior to Kabbalat Shabbat Services
First Frida…

Mar

16 2019

Torah Study

8:45AM - 9:45AM  

Congregation Beth Chaim
329 Village Road East
PRINCETON JUNCTION, NJ 08550

Join Beth Chaim for bagels and Torah Study in our Chapel. Bring some friends or family if you like!

Mar

16 2019

Celebrate Shabbat with a Recipe Exchange

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

Congregation Beth Chaim
329 Village Road East
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550

Beth Chaim's Sisterhood invites you to Celebrate Shabbat & Exchange Recipes at a Potluck Pre-Passover Lunch.

For quest…

Mar

16 2019

Preschool Prom - Around the World

4:00PM - 6:00PM  

Congregation Beth Chaim
329 Village Road East
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550

Put on your dancing shoes and join us for a family dance. Bring your family, bring your friends, all are welcome from…

Mar

17 2019

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

8:00AM - 8:30PM  

Congregation Beth Chaim
329 Village Road East
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550

Join Congregation Beth Chaim for a day at the Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Includes: r/t coach bus transportation, brea…

Mar

17 2019

Youth Mental Health First Aid

8:30AM - 5:00PM  

Jewish Family & Children's Service
707 Alexander Road, Suite 102
Princeton, NJ 08540

JFCS presents: Youth Mental Health First Aid

Identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substan…

Mar

17 2019

Youth Mental Health First Aid

8:30AM - 5:00PM  

Jewish Family & Children's Service
707 Alexander Road, Suite 102
Princeton, NJ 08540

JFCS presents: Youth Mental Health First Aid

Identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substan…

Mar

17 2019

Religions of the World

9:00AM - 10:00AM  

Congregation Beth Chaim
329 Village Road East
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550

Join Cantor Binder as he teaches about the world's religions - and Judaism. Examine views of God, morality, heaven an…

Mar

17 2019

Sunday Programs for 3-5 Year Olds

9:00AM - 12:00PM  

The Jewish Center
435 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

Ganon & Gan Katan
2 Fun and Exciting Sunday Morning Programs
For Pre-school children ages 3-5
Open to the Community
T…

Mar

17 2019

Poppin' Purim Happening

10:30AM - 12:30PM  

Gina Caplan
530 Washington Crossing Road
Newtown, PA 18940

Games, prizes, pretzels, popcorn, Hamantaschen. This Purim Carnival is free and open to the public. Those wearing a c…

Mar

17 2019

Beth El Synagogue Purim Palooza

11:00AM - 1:00PM  

Beth El Synagogue
50 Maple Stream Road
East Windsor, NJ 08520

Beth El Synagogue of East Windsor presents a Purim Palooza.

Mar

17 2019

Mary Poppins Purim at TJC!

11:00AM - 2:00PM  

The Jewish Center Princeton
435 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

Carnival:
Sunday, March 17
11 AM – 12 Noon – Young Family Hour
12 Noon – 2 PM – Open to the Everyone in the C…

Mar

17 2019

Sisterhood presents YOGA

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Beth Chaim
329 Village Road East
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550

Stretch Your Body - Relax Your Mind

Join us on March 17th from 11am to noon. Experience not necessary.

Please bring a y…

Mar

20 2019

Mary Poppins Purim at TJC!

5:00PM - 8:00PM  

The Jewish Center Princeton
435 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

Megillah Reading:
Wednesday, March 20
5 PM – Young Families
5:45 PM – Community Dinner
6:30 PM – Megillah Readi…

Mar

20 2019

Beth El Synagogue Purim Pizza Picnic Party

5:30PM - 7:00PM  

Beth El Synagogue
50 Maple Stream Road
East Windsor, NJ 08520

Beth El Synagogue of East Windsor presents a Purim Pizza Picnic Party with Torah and Friends!

Mar

20 2019

Shushan Chinese Dinner and Megillah Reading

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

Gina Caplan
530 Washington Crossing Road
Newtown, PA 18940

Join us for a Purim Family Dinner followed by the Megillah Reading. Cost is $12 per person, maximum of $36 per family…

Mar

20 2019

Megillah Reading and Purim Shpiel

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

Congregation Beth Chaim
329 Village Road East
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550

Please join us for an evening of music and comedy and of course, Hamantashen!!

We will be telling the story of Purim s…

Mar

21 2019

Israel: The Fragile Dialogue

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Beth Chaim
329 Village Road East
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550

Israel has become a complicated topic; this class will allow participants to explore their beliefs about and connectio…

Mar

21 2019

Israel: The Fragile Dialogue

11:00AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Beth Chaim
329 Village Road East
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550

Israel... a complicated conversation! This class will allow participants to explore their beliefs about and connectio…

Mar

22 2019

Bubbie's Kitchen (part 3 of 3)

6:00PM - 7:30PM  

Congregation Beth Chaim
329 Village Road East
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550

An around the world Jewish journey through food and song.

Open to the Community

Mar

23 2019

Torah Study

8:45AM - 9:45AM  

Congregation Beth Chaim
329 Village Road East
PRINCETON JUNCTION, NJ 08550

Join Beth Chaim for bagels and Torah Study in our Chapel. Bring some friends or family if you like!

Mar

23 2019

Mary Poppins Purim at TJC!

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

The Jewish Center Princeton
435 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

Shpiel & Party:
Saturday, March 23
7 PM – Young Family Program for pre-school age families
7:45 PM – Havdalah, Fa…

Mar

23 2019

Temple Micah's 50th Anniversary

7:30PM - 10:30PM  

Temple Micah
2688 Lawrenceville Road
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Celebrate Temple Micah's 50th Anniversary!

In the spring of 1969, a group of 30 liberal Jews gathered to create a new …

Mar

24 2019

Religions of the World

9:00AM - 10:00AM  

Congregation Beth Chaim
329 Village Road East
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550

Join Cantor Binder as he teaches about the world's religions - and Judaism. Examine views of God, morality, heaven an…

Mar

24 2019

Sunday Programs for 3-5 Year Olds

9:00AM - 12:00PM  

The Jewish Center
435 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

Ganon & Gan Katan
2 Fun and Exciting Sunday Morning Programs
For Pre-school children ages 3-5
Open to the Community
T…

Mar

24 2019

Purim Palooza!

10:30AM - 1:00PM  

Congregation Beth Chaim
329 Village Road East
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550

Beth Chaim's Men's Club presents - Back to the 80's --- Purim Palooza!

Open to the community. Join us for food, games,…

Mar

26 2019

The Talmud: A Biography

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

The Jewish Center Princeton
435 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

The life and times of an enduring work of Jewish spirituality

The Babylonian Talmud is an unlikely bestseller. Origina…

Mar

28 2019

Nosh and Knowledge

12:30PM - 1:30PM  

Congregation Beth Chaim
329 Village Road East
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550

Nosh and Knowledge…
a lunch and discussion beginning at 12:30pm
$5 donation requested for lunch
RSVP to JFCS, 609-9…

Mar

28 2019

Nosh and Knowledge

12:30PM - 1:30PM  

Congregation Beth Chaim
329 Village Road East
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550

Lunch and discussion program co-sponsored with JFCS.

Please RSVP to bethe@jfcsonline.org or 609.987.8100, ext. 126

Open…

Mar

28 2019

AJC's Holocaust Through Non-Jewish Eyes Series featuring guest speaker, Rev. Dr. Lee Spitzer.

Mar

28 2019

General Board Meeting - Agencys

Mar

29 2019

Kabbalat Shabbat Katan

5:45PM - 6:45PM  

The Jewish Center Princeton
435 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

Please join us for Kabbalat Shabbat Katan and greet Shabbat with young families from TJC!
We will sing songs, tell s…

Mar

30 2019

Torah Study

8:45AM - 9:45AM  

Congregation Beth Chaim
329 Village Road East
PRINCETON JUNCTION, NJ 08550

Join Beth Chaim for bagels and Torah Study in our Chapel. Bring some friends or family if you like!

Mar

31 2019

Beth El Synagogue American Red Cross Blood Drive

8:00AM - 1:00PM  

Beth El Synagogue
50 Maple Stream Road
East Windsor, NJ 08520

On Sunday, March 31, 2019 from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm, an American Red Cross Blood Drive will be taking place at Beth El…

Mar

31 2019

Sunday Programs for 3-5 Year Olds

9:00AM - 12:00PM  

The Jewish Center
435 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

Ganon & Gan Katan
2 Fun and Exciting Sunday Morning Programs
For Pre-school children ages 3-5
Open to the Community
T…

Mar

31 2019

Torah Tots

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Brothers of Israel
530 Washington Crossing Road
Newtown, PA 18940

Parents and tots from babies to five years old are invited to join Amy Deutsch for age appropriate, hands on, Jewish …

Mar

31 2019

March Madness Camp Open House

12:00PM - 3:00PM  

JCC Abrams Camps
148 Cedarville Rd
East Windsor, NJ 08520

Summer is around the corner... bring your entire family to meet the Camp directors, take a tour, learn about our inno…

Mar

31 2019

PJ Library and PJ Our Way Matzah Wars '19

1:30PM - 3:00PM  

JCC Abrams Camps
148 Cedarville Road
East Windsor, NJ 08520

A long time ago, at a Seder far away, PJ Library and PJ Our Way kids got together at the Abrams JCC Camp to create th…