JFCS Events

Prophets & Politics

Prophets & Politics

Join Rabbi Eric Wisnia on January 25th, for an examination of the role the prophets played in visioning and creating a just and compassionate society. A kosher lunch will be served and there is a suggested donation of $5.00 per person. RSVP is required by 1/19 to Beth Englezos at bethe@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100, ext. 126.

OnStage Performance: Aha Moments

OnStage Performance: Aha Moments

OnStage Seniors, a community project of McCarter Theatre, creates a documentary theater performances that explore the stories and issues of our community. This year’s production is entitled “insights and Revelations” and it will explore “aha” moments! A kosher lunch will be served and there is a suggested donation of $5.00 per person. RSVP required to Beth E by 1/5.

God Concepts in Judaism

God Concepts in Judaism

Join Ann Berman-Waldorf on December 21, for an examination of the Jewish teachings about God as we explore our own ideas and beliefs. A kosher lunch will be served and there is a suggested donation of $5.00 per person. RSVP required by 12/15 to Beth Englezos at bethe@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100 ext. 126

Beginning Your Family Research With Casey Zahn

Beginning Your Family Research With Casey Zahn

Come and learn on December 13th, how easy it is to research your family. Casey Zahn’s areas of expertise include beginning research, web site resources, researching census records, newspaper resources and immigration. A kosher lunch will be served and there is suggested donation of $5.00 per person. RSVP required by 12/8 to Beth Englezos at 609-987-8100, ext. 126 or Bethe@jfcsonline.org

Jews & The News

Jews & The News

Join us on December 5th for coffee, a nosh and lively conversation on the latest news and trends related to Jewish politics, businesses and more. Free and open to the community. RSVP to Beth Englezos at bethe@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100 ext. 126

An Attitude of Gratitude

An Attitude of Gratitude

Join Rabbi Adena Blum on November 30th, as she leads participants on an examination of Jewish texts relating to gratitude and offer participants tools for recognizing – and cultivating – thankfulness in their own lives. RSVP required to Beth E. by 11/22 to bethe@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100, ext 126.

Hunger & What We Can Do To Help

Hunger & What We Can Do To Help

Join us on November 8th, as Michelle Napell, Executive Director of JFCS, will talk about hunger in our area and what the agency is doing to help. RSVP to Beth E at bethe@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100 ext 126 required by 11/3.

20s & 30s Giving Circle

20s & 30s Giving Circle

**Please note, this event is CANCELED until new date is determined.** On November 5th, Use your change to be the change. Network with young Jewish professionals. Consider best practices in philanthropy. Discover NGOs whose mission speaks to you. How will you make a difference? Register online for this new event here.

The Borscht Belt with Marisa Scheinfeld

The Borscht Belt with Marisa Scheinfeld

Join us on November 2 at 10:30am where we will time travel through American Jewish history and pop culture as we revisit the Borscht Belt – once home to about 500 hotels and 50,000 bungalows in the Catskill Mountains. Presented by Marisa Schienfeld, her new book will show photographs of abandoned sites where bungalows once boomed as well as sites that have been repurposed.

The Story of Gold’s Horseradish with Marc Gold

The Story of Gold’s Horseradish with Marc Gold

Hear the story of Gold’s Horseradish on October 18th, how it was built and lasted 44 years until it was sold in 2015. Marc, grandson of founder Hyman Gold will be sharing the story of the business. A kosher lunch will be served and there is a suggested donation of $5.00 per person. RSVP required to Beth E at bethe@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100 ext. 126 by 10/11.