Jewish Federation of Princeton Mercer Bucks Calendar

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May 2, 2019
Yom HaShoah
May 8, 2019
Yom HaZikaron
May 9, 2019
Yom HaAtzma'ut
May 23, 2019
Lag B'Omer
Apr

28 2019

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May

5 2019

Mission to Berlin & Budapest

7:00AM - 9:00PM  

Join Federation on a once-in-a-lifetime journey to Berlin and Budapest, exploring the modern and the ancient and reco…

May

1 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…

May

1 2019

Yom HaShoah Commemoration

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

WIESENTHAL (The Play) & Service of Remembrance

It is the final day of Simon Wiesenthal's career as a Nazi hunter. Igno…

May

1 2019

Yom HaShoah: Holocaust Memorial Day

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

The Jewish Center Princeton
435 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

Commemoration Service and Program
Including Memorial Prayers, Readings and Shoah Candle Lighting

The Next Generation T…

May

1 2019

Beth El Synagogue Yom Hashoah Service

7:15PM - 8:15PM  

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

On Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 7:15 pm, join Beth El Synagogue of East Windsor for Yom Hashoah services, commonly…

May

1 2019

Movie Night: Paperclips

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Gina Caplan
530 Washington Crossing Road
Newtown, PA 18940

Searching for an effective way to teach their students about the scale of the Holocaust, school officials in Tennesse…

May

2 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…

May

2 2019

Greater Trenton Jewish Cemetery Project Launch

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

Stark & Stark
993 Lenox Drive
Building 2
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Greater Trenton Jewish Cemetery Project

Dedicated to rehabilitating and preserving five Jewish Cemeteries dating bac…

May

2 2019

Jews, Health and Healing

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

The Jewish Center Princeton
435 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

Join The Jewish Center for a special presentation and discussion by Rabbi Vanessa Ochs, PhD on the topic of Jews, Hea…

May

3 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…

May

4 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!

May

4 2019

Adath Israel's 95th Anniversary Dinner

6:30PM - 10:30PM  

Adath Israel Congregation
1958 Lawrenceville Road
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Adath Israel is proud to Celebrate its 95th Anniversary on May 4th, 2019, beginning at 6:30 PM with hors d'oevures,…

May

5 2019

10 Jewish Sensibilities

9:00AM - 10:00AM  

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

Beth Chaim's Director of Life Long Education, Anne Berman-Waldorf will be taking a look at those core beliefs that de…

May

5 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…

May

5 2019

Mitzvah Day (community service)

9:00AM - 12:30PM  

The Jewish Center Princeton
435 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

The Jewish Center will be hosting a congregational Mitzvah Day! To register for any of the projects, please click on …

May

5 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…

May

5 2019

Beth El Synagogue Presents Chamesh de Mayo - Israel's 71st Birthday

11:00AM - 1:00PM  

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

Join Beth El Synagogue of East Windsor for a fiesta celebrating Israel’s 71st Birthday, Mexican style. Enjoy…

May

5 2019

Camp Open House - Adventure, Explore & more…

12:00PM - 3:00PM  

JCC Abrams Camps
148 Cedarville Rd
East Windsor, NJ 08520

Adventure, Explore & more… Camp Open House at JCC Abrams Camps – Sunday, May 5th 12-3pm. Rock wall, Ninja Adventu…

May

5 2019

Synagogues of Philadelphia

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

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

Award-winning author Ira Poliakoff will be speaking about his new book detailing the history of Philadelphia-region s…

May

5 2019

Art Exhibit Reception to benefit HomeFront

1:00PM - 3:00PM  

The Jewish Center Princeton
435 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

A collection of artwork and poetry created by HomeFront Clients.

The spacious ArtSpace studio is located at the heart …

May

5 2019

CBOI First Annual Spring Gala

5:00PM - 10:00PM  

Gina Caplan
530 Washington Crossing Road
Newtown, PA 18940

Congregation Brothers of Israel holds its first Annual Spring Gala on May 5th, 2019 at 5:00pm. The 20's themed evenin…

May

7 2019

Beth El Synagogue Werner Lecture Fund Presents “The Woman in Gold”

12:00PM - 2:00PM  

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

Beth El Synagogue of East Windsor, Werner Lecture Fund presents Barbara Tomlinson speaking about Gustav Klimt’s…

May

7 2019

Jewish Center Women presents: Israeli Dancing

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

The Jewish Center Princeton
435 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

Put on your dancing shoes! Back by popular demand, Israeli dancing is happening again at TJC!
Join Vera Galleid, Isra…

May

8 2019

Join Us as we Celebrate Israel’s Independence Day!

4:00PM - 7:00PM  

The Jewish Center Princeton
435 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

DJ “Music”, Israeli Dancing, BBQ, Crafts and Games!

FREE and OPEN TO THE COMMUNITY! For more information please co…

May

8 2019

Yom Haatzmaut & Open House

4:00PM - 7:00PM  

The Jewish Center Princeton
435 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

Come see all the great things The Jewish Center has to offer!

Participate in Israel’s Independence Day
See Religious…

May

8 2019

Movie Night: Hill 24 Doesn't Answer

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Gina Caplan
530 Washington Crossing Road
Newtown, PA 18940

Set during the 1948 Arab--Israeli War, four soldiers of fortune -- a Palestinian, an Irishman, an American and a Yeme…

May

9 2019

The Becky Deitz Levy Luncheon sponsored by Greenwood House will be held on Thursday, May 9, 2019, 11am at…

May

9 2019

Great Minds Salon: Holocaust Memory in America

8:00PM - 9:00PM  

The Jewish Center Princeton
435 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

Jenny Rich will be speaking about “Holocaust Memory in America”.

This talk focuses on the ways in which society re…

May

10 2019

Challah Bake

9:30AM - 11:30AM  

The Jewish Center Princeton
435 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

Join us for a very special Challah Bake program for children ages 12-36 months and their adult people!
We will make …

May

11 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!

May

11 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…

May

12 2019

10 Jewish Sensibilities

9:00AM - 10:00AM  

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

Beth Chaim's Director of Life Long Education, Anne Berman-Waldorf will be taking a look at those core beliefs that de…

May

12 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…

May

14 2019

How do you think? A Jewish & Scientific Exploration of Consciousness

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

The Jewish Center Princeton
435 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

Panelists: Rabbi Daniel Nevins and Michael S. A. Graziano, PhD

Judaism and neuroscience have much to say about conscio…

May

15 2019

Lag B'Omer Family Macabbi Picnic

5:00PM - 6:30PM  

Gina Caplan
530 Washington Crossing Road
Newtown, PA 18940

Open to all, this end of the Religious School year event features hotdogs and other picnic food, fun and our own Maca…

May

16 2019

Beth El Synagogue Seniors’ May Meeting

1:00PM - 3:00PM  

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

On Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm, the Beth El Synagogue of East Windsor Seniors group and Jewish Family and…

May

16 2019

Beth El Synagogue Women’s League Presents Cognitive Decline

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Beth El Synagogue
50 Maple Stream Road
East Windsor, NJ 08550

Beth El Synagogue of East Windsor Women’s League presents a program, Cognitive Decline – Is it Inevitable?

May

16 2019

Community Wide Board Seminar

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Community Wide Board Seminar

May

16 2019

Adath Israel's Torah on Tap

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Hyatt Regency Princeton
102 Carnegie Center Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540

Adath Israel's Rabbi, Benjamin Adler, invites you to an evening of schmoozing and discussion of Torah, as you relax…

May

16 2019

Women’s Struggles for Equality in a Jewish and Democratic Israel

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

The Jewish Center Princeton
435 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

Co-Sponsored by Jewish Center Women

Presented by Tanya Zion-Waldoks, a gender scholar, feminist activist and mother of…

May

17 2019

Tot Shabbat

5:30PM - 6:30PM  

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…

May

17 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…

May

17 2019

Family Tot Shabbat

6:00PM - 6:45PM  

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

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

May

17 2019

Elementary Shabbat

7:30PM - 8:30PM  

Gina Caplan
530 Washington Crossing Road
Newtown, PA 18940

Join CBOI's Elementary class for their very own Shabbat, as they recite their prayers and take part in the Friday nig…

May

17 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…

May

18 2019

Greenwood House Gala Honoring Denise & Martin Siegel

7:00AM - 11:00PM  

Greenwood House
53 Walter St
Ewing, NJ 08628

Please join us for the Greenwood House Gala on Saturday night May 18, 2019 honoring Denise and Martin Siegel at the…

May

18 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!

May

18 2019

Beth El Synagogue AJC Lunch and Learn

12:00PM - 2:00PM  

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

On Saturday, May 18, 2019 at approximately 12:00 pm, following services, Beth El Synagogue of East Windsor will be…

May

19 2019

10 Jewish Sensibilities

9:00AM - 10:00AM  

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

Beth Chaim's Director of Life Long Education, Anne Berman-Waldorf will be taking a look at those core beliefs that de…

May

19 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…

May

19 2019

Yom Hashoah Commemoration

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Gina Caplan
530 Washington Crossing Road
Newtown, PA 18940

Congregation Brothers of Israel commemorates the Holocaust and the Six Million with Holocaust survivor Sid Moszer, ou…

May

19 2019

Mini Mitzvah Princeton Scavenger Hunt

12:45PM - 2:00PM  

The Jewish Center
435 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

CALLING ALL SUPERHEROES: Join TJC’s Mini Mitzvah Corps for a Princeton Scavenger Hunt
Sunday, May 19, 12:45 pm

The S…

May

19 2019

Israeli Dancing with RakDan

3:00PM - 4:00PM  

Gina Caplan
530 Washington Crossing Road
Newtown, PA 18940

Thanks to a grant from the Seed the Dream Foundation, jkidphilly is pleased to partner with RakDan to offer an Israel…

May

19 2019

Mercer County Jewish Genealogy Society at Beth El Synagogue May 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 “Introduction to New Jersey…

May

22 2019

Join Us For An Inspiring Visit

9:00AM - 3:00PM  

The Jewish Center Princeton
435 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

Our day will include:
• A guided tour of the exhibit, which engages visitors with the compelling human story behind…

May

22 2019

Movie Night: The Women's Balcony

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Gina Caplan
530 Washington Crossing Road
Newtown, PA 18940


When a charismatic rabbi enters their lives, some women in Jerusalem attempt to unite their neighborhood and preserv…

May

23 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…

May

23 2019

Women’s Struggles for Equality in a Jewish and Democratic Israel

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

The Jewish Center Princeton
435 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

Co-Sponsored by Jewish Center Women

Presented by Tanya Zion-Waldoks, a gender scholar, feminist activist and mother of…

May

24 2019

Adath Israel's Early Shabbat Service

6:15PM - 7:30PM  

Adath Israel Congregation
1958 Lawrenceville Rd.
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Adath Israel invites you to an early Friday, Shabbat service, beginning at 6:15 PM

May

25 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!

May

30 2019

Executive Board Meeting

May

30 2019

Mercer County Jewish Genealogy Society at Beth El Synagogue May Meeting

7:30PM - 8:30PM  

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

Beth El Synagogue of East Windsor, Mercer County Jewish Genealogy Society presents “The Jewish Marriage Contract and…

May

30 2019

Women’s Struggles for Equality in a Jewish and Democratic Israel

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

The Jewish Center Princeton
435 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

Co-Sponsored by Jewish Center Women

Presented by Tanya Zion-Waldoks, a gender scholar, feminist activist and mother of…

May

31 2019

Adath Israel's Instrumental-Musical Shabbat

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Adath Israel Congregation
1958 Lawrenceville Road
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Adath Israel's music/instrumental Shabbat service - a celebration!