JFCS Events

J-Serve: Jewish Teens Serving the World

J-Serve: Jewish Teens Serving the World

Join local Jewish 6th-12th grade teens for an International Day of Jewish Youth Service & National Mitzvah Day on April 15th! Cook, bake, create, and assemble and various locations in our community. Pre-registration is required. Earn community service hours in a new and fun way!

Nice T!ts: A Reconstructive Comedy with Amy Marcs

Nice T!ts: A Reconstructive Comedy with Amy Marcs

NYC-based writer and performer Amy Marcs, brings her critically acclaimed, one-woman reconstructive Nice T!ts to our community on Tuesday March 27th, in partnership with the Princeton YWCA Breast Cancer Resource Center and Sharsharet. Admission is $20 per person.

The Empty Chair: Dealing With Grief During Passover

The Empty Chair: Dealing With Grief During Passover

Join us for a unique one-time support session for all grieving during Passover on March 20th. Passover is the most family- centered Jewish Holiday. You will discuss living with your sadness when others are celebrating a festive meal, what you do and don’t want at your seder this year, and possible new rituals and traditions. This group will be facilitated by Chaplin Beverly Rubman. Please contact Beverly Rubman to register.

Take a Stand: Countering the Bully

Take a Stand: Countering the Bully

THIS EVENT IS POSTPONED- stay tuned for more information. Join us for an exploration of tools to combat bullying – as parents, students, educators, school administrators and community leaders. We will screen “Wonder” on April 22nd, followed by a discussion unpacking the movie themes with a panel of professionals and clinicians. Free and open to the community; register online or contact Eden for more information at Edena@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100 ext. 113.

Nosh & Knowledge Presents “Let My People Eat.. And Eat.. And Eat!”

Nosh & Knowledge Presents “Let My People Eat.. And Eat.. And Eat!”

Gloria Goldbert, speaker and Educator, will present “Let My People Eat.. And Eat.. And Eat!” an interesting and entertaining look at the Jewish foods from Biblical times to the present. A kosher lunch will be served and there is a suggested donation of $5.00 per person. RSVP required to Beth Englezos at bethe@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100 ext. 126 by 3/9.

Great Debates in Talmud

Great Debates in Talmud

The Talmud is filled with examples of rabbis disagreeing over the interpretation of Torah and how rituals and rules should be implemented. Join Anne Berman-Waldorf as we look at some of the arguments presented and how the answers influence our Jewish practices today. A kosher lunch will be served and there is a suggested donation of $5.00 per person. RSVP is required by 2/15 to Beth Englezos at bethe@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100, ext. 126.

Abraham and Sarah: Do Our Heroes Have To Be Perfect?

Abraham and Sarah: Do Our Heroes Have To Be Perfect?

Rabbi Jay Kornsgold will look at the experiences of our first patriarch, Abraham, and our first matriarch, Sarah. Our program will lead to a discussion of the general topic about our expectations for heroes. A kosher lunch will be served and there is a suggested donation of $5.00 per person. RSVP is required by 2/9 to Beth Englezos at bethe@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100, ext. 126

Ask The Rabbi

Ask The Rabbi

Join us on February 6th at 10am for coffee, a nosh and lively conversation with Rabbi Wisnia. Free and open to the community. RSVP to Beth Englezos at bethe@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100 ext. 126.

Caregiver Support Group

Caregiver Support Group

JFCS has announced a new Caregiver Support Group starting January 23rd, for those who are taking care of a spouse. This non-sectarian group will provide a collective should of support, as well as tips, techniques and resources to help caregivers. The group will be facilitated by Chaplain Beverly Rubman and the cost is $50 for 6 sessions. Contact Beverly Rubman to register at Beverlyr@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100 ext. 151